Nicholas Paul Sterling
Xenophon '98 Educational Services
Needham , MA

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Websites:
Current Work:
  • Partner and Academic Director at New England Sports Academy
  • After-School Instructor at After-School Instructor at Newton Community Education
  • Independent Educator at Xenophon '98 Educational Services
  • After-School Chess Instructor at Cambridge Public Schools
  • Adjunct Instructor at University of Rhode Island
  • Education:
  • Ph.D., Classics, Brown University
  • B.A., Greek & Latin, University of Vermont
  • Documents:

    Summary:
    Teaching Experience:

    * University of Rhode Island: Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring 2000-Present

    * Active Minds Tutoring: Independent Tutor, Fall 2007-Present

    * Newton Community Education (360 Lowell Avenue, Newtonville, MA 02460): Instructor, Spring 2008-Present

    * Kennedy-Longfellow School (158 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02139): Chess Instructor, Spring 2006-Present

    *Moses Brown School (250 Lloyd Avenue, Providence, RI 02906): SAT & Chess Instructor, Fall 2005-Present

    *Central Falls High School (24 Summer Street, Central Falls, RI 02863): Substitute Teacher, Fall 2004-Present

    * Club Z! In-Home Education: Independent Tutor, Spring 2005-Spring 2008

    *Heath School (100 Eliot Street, Brookline, MA 02467): Chess Instructor, Winter 2007-Spring 2008

    *Ocean State Montessori School (100 Grove Ave, East Providence, RI 02914): Chess Instructor, Winter 2007-Spring 2007

    *Newman Elementary School (1155 Central Avenue, Needham, MA 02492): Chess Instructor, Spring 2006-Spring 2007

    *Rhode Island Sponsoring Education: Independent Tutor, Fall 2005-Spring 2007

    *Salve Regina University: Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall 2005-Fall 2006

    *Princeton Review: Test Prep Instructor & K-12 Supplementary Services Instructor, Spring 2001-Spring 2004

    *Wheeler School (216 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906): Independent School Latin Teacher, Fall 1999-Spring 2002

    *Wheaton College: Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall 1998-Fall 1999

    *Brown University: Summer Studies, Summer 1997-Summer 1999 (Greek Mythology)
    Graduate Student, Spring 1994-Spring 1995 (Intensive Intro. Latin; Intensive Intro. Greek)

    *University of Vermont: Greek & Latin Tutor, Fall 1988-Spring 1991

    Skills:
    Teaching Specialties

    * Standardized Test Preparation (SAT, ACT, PSAT, SSAT)
    * School Subjects: English, History, Greek & Latin, Math
    * Chess
    * Stock Market Game
    * Math Mania


    Detailed Experience Summary:

    Partner and Academic Director at New England Sports Academy
    November 2009 - Present

    The facility has expanded its long-standing sports program to incorporate supplementary academic enrichment courses into its curriculum. We offer after-school, evening, and weekend classes, and are designing a whole separate program for home-schooled students. I run chess, Math Adventure, Geography Adventure, and Reading/Word Game courses.

    After-School Instructor at After-School Instructor at Newton Community Education
    February 2008 - Present

    I teach after-school classes in Stock Market Game (an online simulation of stock trading and portfolio management) and Math Mania (fun math and role-playing games designed to help students to use math creatively and strategically).

    Independent Educator at Xenophon '98 Educational Services
    January 2007 - Present

    • SAT & other Standardized Test Prep • Chess! • English, Math, History, and other School Subjects available upon request • $70/hr individual; $35/student for groups of 2 or more students; discounts and package rates available • Availability first-come first-serve • contact Nicholas P. Sterling, Ph.D. • based in Needham, but willing to travel • phone: 781-733-0849 • e-mail: [email protected] • web: www.xenophon98.com

    After-School Chess Instructor at Cambridge Public Schools
    January 2006 - Present

    After-school chess program to kids K-8, once a week

    Adjunct Instructor at University of Rhode Island
    January 2000 - Present

    I teach Greek and Roman myth, tragedy, and comedy


    Detailed Education Summary:

    Ph.D., Classics, Brown University
    May 1998

    * Currently teaching Classics at University of Rhode Island * Activities and Societies: American Philological Association; Classical Association of New England; American Classical League * Brown Prizes & Positions: CACT Teaching Certificate 1995-1996 CACT Discussion Leader, 1996-1997 Sheridan Center Individual Teaching Consultant, 1997-1998

    B.A., Greek & Latin, University of Vermont
    May 1987

    * Currently teaching Classics at University of Rhode Island * Activities and Societies: Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Eta Sigma; Living/Learning Hall Government, Co-Secretary; Eta Sigma Phi; Treasurer of Hillel; Mortar Board * Prizes: Hannah Howard Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement, College of Arts and Sciences; Kirby Flower Smith Latin Award; Dr. Frederick Arnold Vinton Memorial Award; Phi Beta Kappa Prize; Treasurer of Hillel; Mortar Board; John H. Kent Memorial Award; Who’s Who among Students in American Colleges and Universities 1991; Eta Sigma Phi Latin Translation Prize

    Conversation History: (19 total)

    Date Person
    08/05/09 Lori Scott
    08/05/09 Paul Vinnitsky
    08/05/09 Andrew Parker
    08/05/09 Jeffrey Hattem
    08/05/09 Ed Drozda
    08/05/09 Shella Fitzpatrick
    08/05/09 Debbie Rodgers
    08/05/09 Dan Edmonds
    08/05/09 Jay Groccia
    07/15/09 Ed Kelley
    07/15/09 Shella Fitzpatrick
    07/15/09 Peter E. O'Neil
    07/15/09 Sylvie Giguere
    07/15/09 Kristi Arndt
    07/15/09 Ed Drozda
    07/15/09 Russell Sweeney
    07/15/09 Florette Anderson
    07/15/09 Jay Groccia
    07/15/09 Brent Trethewey