About Ann

Many families deal with the daily stress of homework. Arguments and battles with your child rarely conclude with a winner and your relationship with your child suffers. Ann Dolin M.Ed., a recognized expert in education and learning disability issues helps to eliminate the homework stress.

Ann Dolin is a former Fairfax County, VA public school teacher with over 20 years of teaching and tutoring experience. Ann’s undergraduate degree is in Child Psychology with Teacher Certification for grades 1-8. She received her M.Ed. in Special Education from Boston College and now resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and two children.

After leaving Fairfax County Schools in 1998, Ann founded Educational Connections Inc. as its only employee with the goal of providing individualized one-to-one instruction based on each student’s learning style. Today, her company employs over 200 tutors, serves the Washington metropolitan area, and has worked with over 8,000 students.

Ann is a recognized expert in education. She sits on the board of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) and the International Dyslexia Association. She has delivered hundreds of presentations focusing on academic achievement and parenting issues. Ann is also the author of the award-winning book Homework Made Simple — Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework. In her book, Ann reveals the core problems that commonly lead to homework stress and offers 100 proven solutions to parents to tackle each situation.

Additionally, Ann has provided guidance to many families in the DC metro area on private school admission, from selecting an initial list of schools and applying for financial aid to practicing for interviews and making a final decision. Her most recent book, A Guide to Private Schools: The Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland Edition, offers families a comprehensive look at the process of applying as well as profiles of nearly 100 private schools in the Washington, DC area.