Meet Dr. Maxine Marks
Tutoring Director & CEO
Maxine Marks is a certified Teacher in education for over 30 years. She is currently a Professor in the Henry County School System where she has been an English instructor since 2006.
Maxine is the Director and CEO for Pearls and Pillars Tutoring and Educational Services; an institution which offers a wide range of services to students of all levels from the struggling learner to the gifted scholar.
Maxine has completed her educational studies which yields a Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling, an EDS Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction, a Master’s degree in School Guidance and Counseling, a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts Studies/ English and an Associate Degree in Music and Secondary Education.
She has taught in the school educational system in Florida, Georgia and the Caribbean for approximately 30 years; and has lectured at various levels from Elementary to University. Maxine has conducted writing workshops with college bound students as well as aspiring high school, Middle and Elementary school students.
Maxine is an Alumni of Lincoln Memorial University 2010, where she acquired her Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction (EDS). This experience has sharpened her skills in Education Curriculum and Instructional Planning, thus making her an asset to the Education Services Industry.
She has written dissertations at the University level and was awarded the best written dissertation in her Doctoral studies. Dr. Maxine has attained her Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology and has contributed to the mental, emotional as well as physical wellbeing of her students. She has launched several academic remediation and tutoring services to students at the Elementary, Middle, High Schools, College and University levels. This has yielded an enormous increase in data for student achievements, and has helped to raise the scores in State standardized tests.
She has tutored students who seek higher scores in their ACT / SAT Scores and has received testimonials from students who were able to get into colleges of their choice due to better scores. Elementary, Middle and High school students have also experienced her expert assistance in helping them overcome weaknesses in core subjects such as Math, English and Science. She has conducted Academic Writer`s Workshops to aspiring and struggling writers in and out of the class room setting (Direct and Virtual). She offers professional assistance to working adults in colleges and Universities who seek advice and assistance in their research papers and dissertations.
Maxine is currently a Certified High School English Instructor with the Henry County Public School System and has an ongoing passion to see her students perform `par excellence`.