Staff

Operations

Jomayra Torres

Chief Operating Officer

Jomayra founded Joys In Teaching (JIT for her initials), with a mission to provide professional and affordable tutoring and educational programs for the families in her hometown of Jersey City, NJ. She has a passion for education and hopes that through JIT, she can bridge the gap between home and school and develop a range of programs that are both beneficial and meaningful to the community it serves. 2014 New Jersey Charter School Association Teacher of the Year NJ Highly Qualified teacher, Elementary Education, K-5 NJ Highly Qualified teacher, Social Studies 6-12 NJ Certified, Reading Specialist NJ Certified, Teacher of Supplemental Instruction, Reading and Math Literacy Consultant

 

Veronica Torres

Director of Operations/School Liaison

Veronica was raised in Fort Myers, FL, where she received her Associates Degree in Elementary Education. She is currently working towards obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She aspires to eventually own and operate her own daycare/learning center. Veronica is a firm believer in developing future leaders of the world, which is why she has chosen a career in education. Veronica specializes in Reading, Math and Science and provides virtual tutoring through a variety of online platforms.

Tutors

Paloma Deleon

Tutor

Paloma was raised in Jersey City, NJ. She has a degree in Labor Management from Rutgers University. She has tutored for 3+ years in all subjects for grades K-4. Her strengths are Language Arts, writing and reading comprehension as well as History. She is available Monday-Friday 5-8pm Saturday 2-8pm and Sunday 9-6pm. Book Paloma by clicking the link below.

Pamela Deleon

Tutor

Pamela was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. She has a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Education and School Counseling. She specializes in tutoring Language Arts, Spelling, Science, and Spanish, K-8. Pamela is available Monday through Thursday from 6pm – 8pm. Book her now by clicking the link below. 6:00pm-8:00pm 6:00pm-8:00pm Wednesday 6:00pm-8:00pm 6:00pm-8:00pm Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm.

Cassandra Gutierrez

Tutor

Cassandra is a graduate of Rutgers University New Brunswick with a BA, Class of 2014. All throughout her undergraduate career, she focused on Urban Education by serving as a preschool teacher, camp counselor, and high school mentor. Since then, she has obtained her teaching certification in Elementary Education K-6 and currently serves as a 6th grade Social Studies teacher and Theatre Director in Kearny, NJ. When she is not teaching, she loves to read books on Social Justice, spirituality, and veganism. She also loves singing, musical theater, and yoga. She is so excited to be a part of the Joys in Teaching team and looks forward to guiding your child on their journey towards success!

Nadirah Mccray

Tutor

Nadirah was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. She is a current student working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. Nadirah’s strengths include Math and Reading as she has before worked with tutoring elementary level students in these subjects. She can also help with work in high school level math. Her available days are Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4:00pm-8:00pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-2pm. Book Nadirah by clicking the grey link below.

Tanesha Patterson

Tutor

Tanesha was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. She has a bachelor in Science, in Criminal Justice, and graduated from NJCU this past May. She has been tutoring for 2 years for grades K-7. The subjects she tutored for are language arts, writing and reading, and history. 

 

Sunaray Johnson

Tutor

Sunaray “Sunnie” Johnson born and raised in Jersey, City is a MA student at Fairleigh Dickinson University studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has a BA in Psychology from the College of Saint Elizabeth. During her time there as an honors student she tutored graduate and undergraduate students in all subjects, and her favorite subject to tutor was all forms of writing for all majors. Currently, Sunaray holds a substitute teaching certification for all grades,all subjects. She loves working with adolescents,because she feels that millennials are the creative spirits that can bring peace to the world.

Theresa Galang

Tutor

Theresa graduated from Saint Peter’s University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Health Sciences. She is a  graduate student at New Jersey City University studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The subjects she tutors for are English Language Arts, Reading and Writing, Psychology, and English as a Second Language. I can also assist with Computers (learning Microsoft Office, internet basics, etc.) I am open to working with a wide age range (K-Adult)