Liz Shooltz joins Marks Education with more than thirteen years of teaching experience. Liz graduated Summa Cum Laude from the College of William and Mary and earned her Master’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Michigan. She has taught at universities including the University of Michigan and Virginia Tech. After returning to the DC area, Liz taught for two years at Washington-Liberty High School in Arlington. Additionally, Liz has tutored students of all ages, from high schoolers to adults.
At Virginia Tech, Liz earned the Favorite Faculty award for three consecutive years. Her students often note her patience, friendly attitude, and clear explanations. In addition to SAT and ACT test prep, Liz enjoys tutoring students in Spanish. She speaks Spanish fluently and loves sharing her enthusiasm for the language with students. She has taught all levels of Spanish, from Spanish I to AP Spanish Language and Culture. She also lived abroad in Spain and Mexico and traveled throughout Central America.
As a Northern Virginia native and graduate of Paul VI High School, Liz understands the pace and academic pressures that students face in the DC Metro region. For Liz, the most important aspects of tutoring are establishing connections with her students and personalizing lessons to meet their specific needs.