About Us

Our Purpose

Our mission is three-fold:

  • To help struggling readers become readers who can succeed in school and in life
  • Take the struggle out of math for students who find math difficult
  • Improve a person’s ability to stay focused, learn, and more easily remember what they learned

Our Background

Brynda Filkins photoBrynda Filkins – Licensed Reading Instruction Specialist and Brain Integration Therapist

  • Degrees: BA., MLS (Bachelor of Arts and Master of Library Science)
  • Certifications: (1) Permanent teacher certification for English, grades 7-12, New York and New Jersey
    (2) Licensed Reading Instruction Specialist
    (3) Qualified home school curriculum evaluator, State of Colorado
  • Brynda has taught in the public school and homeschool settings, levels K-12
  • Trained in Brain Integration Therapy


Dave Filkins photoDavid Filkins РLicensed Reading Instruction Specialist and Math Tutor

  • Degree: BSEE
    (Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering)
  • Trainer and teacher in the public and private sector settings
  • Licensed Reading Instruction Specialist




Find out how our phonics instruction and comprehension training
go beyond the traditional approach to tutoring.

Contact us for a FREE assessment and introduction!

Academic Associates Reading & Math Clinic
1209 S Sheldon St.
Charlotte, MI 48813
Phone: (517) 541-3704
E-mail: brynda@TheReadingSpecialists.com

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