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Eva Goldstein-Meola

Eva Goldstein-Meola


Eva Lynn Goldstein-Meola, M.Ed., founder and director of Open Tent Academy, teacher, keynote speaker, workshop speaker, private tutor as well as former homeschooling mother, has been in education for over thirty years.

Eva holds her Bachelor’s Degree from University of Massachusetts at Westfield in Elementary Education 1 – 6 with a concentration in Reading, and her Master’s Degree from American International College with a concentration in Consulting Teacher in Writing and Reading K – 12. In addition, Eva trained with Andrew Pudewa and holds IEW Certified Teacher Certification.

Her teaching career began as a classroom teacher (grades 3, 4, and 6) and continued as a school wide reading specialist (grades 1 – 6). Along her journey in public education, she spoke at numerous Reading Conferences, such as the New England Reading Association and the Massachusetts Reading Association. Within her school, she established a Literacy Night as well as a Writer’s Overnight Retreat.

Over the past fourteen years, Eva has offered IEW writing classes, via both online classrooms with students spanning the world, as well as “face-to-face” sessions in Northern Virginia. Eva has been blessed to work with over two hundred students annually.  In addition to teaching writing classes, she private tutors students to prepare them for the TJHSST Writing Exam, SAT, and ACT Writing portions and helps prepare students with their college essays.

Finally, Eva has spoken at several homeschooling conferences, SEARCH, ENOCH, MACHE and CHAP, on various topics dealing with the subject of writing.

For pleasure, Eva and her husband, Jonathan, love traveling, relaxing on the beach, going to museums, attending the theater, and playing Setters of Catan.

Eva passionately feels that all children can be given the tools they need to be successful readers and writers. To her, readers and writers aren’t born; they develop over time.