Our Experienced Team

Joe Walter

President & Teacher

Joe completed a BSBA – Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing from The Ohio State University. During that time he also studied Molecular Biology. For further educational development and licensing, Joe attended Notre Dame college for graduate school, completing their TEEL program with a focus on Mathematics and Education.

Joe has been working with students since 2002. Originally a junior high and high school math teacher, he has since specialized by working with students in both K-12 and college in the following areas: Subject Area Tutoring (Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English/Language Arts, Economics, and History), AP Test Prep, ACT/SAT Test Prep, GRE Test Prep, College Application and Essay Guidance, College Scholarship Application Assistance, Dyslexia & Learning Challenges Services.

Stephen Starrett

Vice President, Linguist & Interventionist

Stephen has completed a Bachelor’s of Sciences in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and a Masters of Linguistics from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. 

Stephen has been able to apply his background to working with students that may have: Autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Emotional Disturbance, Reading and Learning Disabilities, Intellectual disabilities, as well as those suffering from hearing loss. 

Stephen has been working with these populations since 2010.  

The following areas of language and grammar are worked including but not limited to: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Non-Verbal Communication, as well as Pragmatics.  Stephen also completed his Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Certificate from Oakland University.  The above language and grammar skills may be worked with K-12 students as well as adults. 

Stephen has also worked with many top level General Motors employees from Mexico and their families that required English Language skills when relocating to Detroit, Michigan.  For the TESL population, IELTS training is available.