About Us Educational Services provides individualized learning programs and academic tutoring support to students on the Monterey Peninsula and vicinity. Educational Services is a center of learning owned and operated by Colette Nelson-Dinn, a well-known local educator dedicated to teaching and mentoring students of all ages since 1996. With more than 20 years of experience teaching across the entire learning spectrum, Colette Nelson-Dinn has helped numerous students become successful learners who actually enjoy learning. Learn more.....
Our Programs At Educational Services, Mrs. Nelson-Dinn creates a personalized learning program for each new student with the goal of promoting self-confidence, independence, and accountability. Foundational programs are diagnostically prescribed to ensure that all students are taught appropriate skills in materials designed to meet their individual needs and learning styles. Academic tutoring support is also provided in most subject areas, and may include study skills, test-taking strategies, and organization and time management. Technology is integrated on a regular basis, and Educational Services is compliant with CA Common Core State standards. Learn more.....
Mrs. Nelson-Dinn has been recognized for her outstanding ability to assist students with learning differences such as ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, processing issues, and/or other learning differences. She realizes the importance of building a strong rapport with each student, and she teaches students how to utilize their strengths to become more proficient learners. When it comes to working with academically gifted students, she accelerates their programs to keep their interest and help them maximize their grades. Educational Services values the importance of on-going communication with parents and schools/teachers, and school testing results, such as IEP goals or other information may be incorporated into a student's program if requested. Our approach is always consistent, constructive, and compassionate as we provide structure in a setting that is academic, comfortable, and fun!