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Katrina M.

USD $100/hr

Expert Orton-Gillingham Reading Specialist for Dyslexia

Tutor Information


Katrina's passion is helping students feel more confident and calm about school, and they take a personalized approach with each student. They have more than 20 years of experience as a tutor and have taught more than 1,000 hours of Orton-Gillingham lessons. Katrina is Orton-Gillingham trained at the Academy Associate Level and works under the mentorship of a fellow. They are a member of the Orton Gillingham Academy and the International Dyslexia Association. In addition to working with dyslexic students, Katrina is gifted with students who have dysgraphia, processing disorders, autism, executive function disorders, and ADHD. They support students with writing, planning, organizing, and managing school work loads. Katrina works with K–12 students, as well as those in college, and they have experience teaching adults as well. Their sweet spot is working with middle school students. They received their teaching certificate from The University of Colorado at Denver and a master's degree from John F. Kennedy University. They have a Bachelor of English and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Katrina has their own tutoring business, Katrina Dreamer Tutoring, LLC. They have worked in elementary classrooms and were previously the director of education at a major tutoring center. Their favorite way to teach is one-to-one. Katrina received training in mindfulness instruction through Mindful Schools and has taught a test prep class that incorporates mindfulness at the Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP) at UC Berkeley, Lake Champlain Waldorf School, and The Berkeley School.


Aurora, Colorado, United States






Middle School
High School


Stern Center for Language and Learning

2017 - 2019
Associate Level Orton-Gillingham certification
More than 75 hours of training in the Orton-Gillingham approach. I'm certified at the associate level working under a fellow.

John F. Kennedy University

2007 - 2010
Master's, Consciousness and Transformative Studies
Psychology, mythology, quantum science, religious studies, dream studies

University of Colorado at Denver

2002 - 2003
Teaching License, Elementary Education

University of Colorado at Boulder

1995 - 1999
Bachelor of English

University of Colorado at Boulder

1995 - 1999
Bachelor of Journalism