JoAnn Slagle’s Background

  • Owner and instructor of Pivotal Tutoring, LLC
  • Earned Engineering degree from General Motors Institute 1980 (now Kettering University, Flint, Michigan) and an MBA from Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio 1982
  • Developed successful system for students to prepare for standardized college tests (ACT, SAT, GRE and GMAT)
  • Authored math study guides in a simple format that students understand
  • Tutor students from middle school through college math courses and standardized college entrance prep (since 1995)
  • Work with students with learning disabilities, ADHD, dyslexia and processing issues
  • Teach students logic, analytical, study, and independent thinking skills
  • Prepare students with skills they can apply to both academic and professional endeavors
  • Drive my business through word-of-mouth referrals from students, parents, teachers, principals, and guidance counselors
  • Have a reputation for developing self-confidence and improving grades for struggling students
  • Have a track record helping students achieve HOPE or full ride scholarships; typical ACT scores improve 3-5 points