Over Twenty Years Experience Helping Children Grow
Titus Tutors was founded by Karen Saxe who has over twenty years of experience as a certified Connecticut and Massachusetts teacher. She received a BA in Elementary Education from Simmons University, an MA from the University of Saint Joseph and is currently the lead third-grade teacher, Director of Lower School Afternoon Enrichment Program, and dorm parent to 12 seventh grade girls at Rumsey Hall School.
Karen has experience teaching elementary, middle and high school students. She has held a variety of positions while at Rumsey Hall including chair of the English Department for grades 6-9, Language Skills teacher and coach of the varsity tennis team. Karen has extensive training in Orton Gillingham, the Wilson Reading System and was an early adopter of the distance learning format in ESL (English as a Second Language) for students around the world.
Certified Special Educator
Roxanne Kraft is a Certified Special Educator with over 35 years’ experience working with students in grades K-5; and ages 19-21 (Transition Program). She attended Western Michigan University and Southern Connecticut State University; receiving a BS in Special Education and a MS in Learning Disabilities. Roxanne has extensive training and experience in teaching Multisensory Reading to students with reading difficulties, including those identified with Reading Disabilities/Dyslexia. She has extensive skills knowledge/training working with students with learning challenges ranging from mild to severe, in all content areas, both teaching and conducting Multidisciplinary Evaluations.
Roxanne currently works in the New Milford Public School system where she is well-known for her experience and expertise working with students showing compassion and dedication. She was chosen by parents and peers to receive the honor of being New Milford Teacher of the Year.
She is currently pursuing her Mindful Teacher Certification with the Mindful Schools. Practicing Mindfulness and teaching others is something she is passionate about. Mindfulness is paying attention to our experiences in a way that allows us to respond rather than react. It is the quality of inner-stillness that is always available, even when our life or circumstance feels out of our control and chaotic.
The Team at Titus Tutors
Dedication & Passion