Sarah Baker Suminski, MA
Sarah Baker Suminski is the mother of two children and a long time volunteer in the community. She currently works at Beth Yeshuran Day School providing English Language Arts instruction to 4th and 5th graders, in addition to providing private individualized dyslexia intervention, while also developing meta-cognitive skills necessary for comprehension of more complex text, written composition, and social problem solving.
As a certified general and special education teacher, as well as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Ms. Suminski has over twenty years of experience providing direct support to children and young adults ages 3-22, as well as providing consultation and training to their parents and teachers.
No matter what professional hat she is wearing, Ms. Suminski considers herself, first and foremost, a teacher. She is highly experienced in the area of reading and writing instruction. Her extensive training includes Orton-Gillingham research-based instruction through the Neuhaus Education Center (Basic Language Skills; Concepts in Literacy), structured literacy and early literacy instruction, developing meta-cognitive skills, Social Thinking, and Handwriting Without Tears. In addition to literacy instruction, early childhood education is of particular interest to Ms. Suminski, as it is an amazing opportunity to set the stage for success and to cultivate a love for learning.