About Us

Our Principal Tutor

Melorie Serrano Masacupan, M.Ed has a passion for serving the non-speaking community and families who enjoy the benefits of remote learning. She is a licensed and certified professional teacher with endorsements in:

  • English

  • AP Composition

  • Reading & Language Arts

  • History

  • Social Science

  • Art

  • 6-12 Secondary Education

  • K-8 Multiple Subject Education

  • Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development (English as a Second Language)

  • Dale Carnegie Leadership Training

  • Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapeutics for Special Populations

Twelve Years of Classroom Teaching Experience

  • Stanford University

  • University of California - Berkeley

  • University of California - Santa Cruz

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Lane Tech College Prep High School, Chicago, IL

  • Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School, Georgetown, IL

  • Richmond College Prep, Richmond, CA

  • Learning Without Limits College Prep, Oakland, CA

  • Edward Beasley Academic Center, Chicago, IL

  • Claremont Academy, Chicago, IL

  • Jefferson Middle School, Champaign, IL

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Decatur, IL

  • Fairmont Elementary School, El Cerrito, CA

  • Carson Elementary School, Chicago, IL

  • Kentwood Children's Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Sylvan Learning Center, Chicago, IL

  • Camp Brainy Bunch, Orinda, Palo Alto & San Francisco, CA

  • Camp Phoenix, Oakland & San Gregorio, CA

  • Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC), San Francisco, CA

  • Springboard Collaborative, Oakland, CA

School District Endorsement for Homebound Tutoring

Melorie has been a homebound tutor for Township High School District 113 with hundreds of online tutoring hours provided to students who are on medical leave from school for an extended period of time. This district serves schools such as:

  • Highland Park High School, Highland Park, IL

  • Deerfield High School, Deerfield, IL

  • New Hope Academy, Arlington Heights, IL


  • Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, Chicago, IL

  • B.A. English, concentrations in Asian American Studies and Secondary Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • M.A. Urban Education, concentration in Administration & Educational Policy at Loyola Marymount University

  • Continuing Education from St. Mary's College of California and University of San Francisco School of Education