Learning Press LLC

Learning Center in Manasquan, NJ

Jeff Grose is a highly dedicated teacher who, in 1972, was drafted by the New York Mets. He was promoted to the New York Mets Major League Roster from the years of 1975-1977. An injury to his pitching arm ended his professional career in 1978.


He is New Jersey State Certified English and Secondary Education Teacher, grades 6-12, and a Praxis Certified Elementary Education Teacher since 2006. He is AP Language and Composition Certified. He is presently working on a joint task program with Middlesex County College to align the high school curriculum to better prepare students for their further education.


He teaches SAT Prep classes specializing verbal skills. He has notably helped high school students improve their test scores.


Jeff is highly trained in the Orton-Gillingham and Wilson Methods of teaching.He successfully uses multi-sensory techniques to help students become successful, life-long readers.



Kathy Mueller has 30 years of experience in the field of teaching. She taught Kindergarten, First and Second Grades and worked as a Reading Specialist.


She received the Governor's Teacher Recognition Award in 2013 and 1989.


Kathy is highly trained in the Orton-Gillingham and Wilson approaches to teaching reading.

Sue Brickowski has been active in the field of education for over 15 years. She is highly trained in the Orton-Gillingham and Wilson Methods to teaching reading.


She is  certified to teach students grades K-12.


Sue empowers students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers and ethical users of information. In addition, she instills a love of learning in all students.

Jodi Foster is a dedicated ad practiced teacher. She has been teaching her High School students to employ critical thinking skills and problem solving strategies for 10 years, and is enjoying applying these same skills to her SAT math prep program.


Jodi has dual BS degrees and an M.A. in education. She earned honors and accolades as a student and continues to expand her practice through publication and presentation. Truly a life-long learner. Jodi believes that what we learn from each student informs how much we can teach them. Finding out where each student starts and where they want to finish is the most important first step in getting from there.


Jodi's primary focus is finding a pathway that allows each student to expand their learning. This focus has translated into a record of student improvement in both AP and SAT testing.