Joey Eisman is a private tutor specializing in biology. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Neuroscience, which led to his research in the field of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (hormones and behavior). Joey concluded his research in biology and psychology to take an exciting position with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) as an educator in the Baltic States in Eastern Europe. Since then, Joey has worked directly with Jewish communities in over ten countries. These experiences have afforded him the opportunity to teach in informal and formal settings and train other educators from around the world.
He has been working with high school students for eight years, and as a result Joey is able meet the needs of his students by identifying dissonance between concepts and application. This ensures that his students are successful in building their knowledge and performing well on tests! As a formal and informal educator, he is able to use varying modalities and methods to support any student, especially those with learning disabilities and emotional disorders, and to meet the modern high school student on their terms. For example, Joey is able to conduct lessons over platforms like Google+ or Skype with ease.
Joey currently works at BBYO, the world’s largest pluralistic Jewish youth movement, managing the organization’s global network. Outside of work, he enjoys camping, playing music, sports and traveling.