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About the Instructor


As an extensively trained and certified professional instructor, I serve as a mentor who guides your children through their work while also providing direction, support and encouragement. I create an at-home study plan in addition to monitoring classroom assignments, and I emphasize the importance of accurately completing each assignment within a designated time frame. This has helped many of my students increase self-confidence, thus becoming more self-reliant. Like all Kumon Instructors, I have a true passion for education and an earnest desire to help children succeed.

Biography and Background

My name is Kathleen O'Donnell and I started my Kumon journey in October of 2007 as an assistant at the Kumon Math and Reading Center of Whitinsville. The center moved to the larger South Grafton location as we continued to enroll new students. Throughout the years I have been trained in all aspects of the business from the previous instructor. I have also been extensively trained and certified through Kumon. Before being employed at the Kumon center, I worked as a substitute teacher in the Northbridge school system. This gave me the opportunity to be home with my son in the afternoons. I enjoy working with children and strive to bring out each child's individual potential.