With over 12 years of teaching, tutoring, and writing/editing experience, I offer private, customized tutoring for English language arts and literature including: reading comprehension, writing across genres, and test preparation for high school and college students or adults and professionals including English language learners, (ESL).
My mission is to develop critical thinkers, readers, and writers in a rapidly evolving world where effective communication is key to success. I strive to reach this by building authentic, meaningful relationships with students and investing in their goals - whether lifelong or short-term.
Relevance and student choice are critical for engaging students, ensuring the best possible outcomes. Together, we take risks and build confidence. Ultimately, I love what I do, so no matter what your short-term or long-term needs may be, please don't hesitate to contact me today!
Online & In-Person Tutoring
One-on-one instruction for grades 6-12, college, or professional adults looking to improve communication skills. Opt for online lessons or in-person at location of your choice* with texts and lessons that are engaging, relevant, and student-centered.
Prepare for high-stakes exams such as STAAR English I/II, AP Language/Lit, SAT (Reading/Lang), ACT, TSI, GRE, and TOEFL) for a fraction of the cost of most test prep centers, and with instruction tailored specifically to each student's exact needs.
Choose from a variety of instructional services based on student goals, including: STAAR Boot Camp, Next Year Advantage, and Creative Writing Workshops. *Booked Separately and Charged in One Discounted Payment or Two Regular Payments
English as Second Language (ESL)
When learning English, it's important to find a patient, qualified, and certified English/ESL educator. Whether preparing for TOEFL, citizenship, a new career, or adjusting to daily conversation in English, start or continue your language journey here.
Writing is tough. Sometimes, it's the only hurdle in the way of student success. Whether you need a one-time proofread or longer review of an essay, start here for comprehensive, professional editing services by a teacher who grades them.
"Josh is a hidden gem. He has a wonderful personality, is an awesome tutor, and goes above and beyond to help a student in need. My daughter would not have gotten through her freshmen year of college English without him."
KT G. / Parent / University of Houston
Excellent tutor. I feel that he knew exactly what I needed to achieve my goals in English. I love that he provides tools to work with as well as work during the session.
Vivi M. / Adult ESL Client / Doctor of Psychology
"I have used Next Generation English twice now and I am so thankful for finding Josh. He has helped me so much and I have learned so much from him. He is very professional and knowledgeable. I look forward to working with him again in the future."
Sarah R. / Nursing Student / San jacinto College