Building a 

brighter future

Tutoring for all subjects and levels

Personalized

  • 1:1 tutoring

  • individualized programs tailored specifically to your child’s needs

Experienced

  • 20 years in business

  • 2k+ students helped

  • 100k+ tutoring hours

Skilled

  • winner of the Consumer Choice Award for best tutor in Durham

  • qualified teachers 

  • specialized in working with students of varied levels and diagnoses

Caring

  • tutors committed to making your child feel great about themselves and their accomplishments

  • tutors respectfully provide achievable challenges within a positive environment

Trusted by parents, teachers,

pediatricians and

educational psychologists 

About Us

Director and Staff

Dr. Donald Clark is both the director and an instructor at the tutoring centre. He has worked with children and adolescents during his entire career. Dr. Clark worked as a youth worker at a treatment centre in Toronto for two years before entering the public educations system for ten years as a teacher of English, math, and special education. He opened the tutoring centre in September 2000 so that high-quality, specialized programs would be made available to local residents. The entire tutoring staff has a genuine desire to foster development in students that will result in higher academic achievement and improved self-esteem.

Educational Background

Dr. Clark completed his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees at Queen’s University. After commencing his teaching career, he took courses to obtain certification as a Specialist in Special Education within the Durham District School Board. Shortly thereafter he undertook a Masters of Education degree at the University of Toronto. He continued his graduate studies at U of T and achieved his Doctorate of Education. The focus of his graduate studies was reading and writing instruction. His thesis focused specifically on establishing effective reading instruction methods for students experiencing difficulties in this area.

Best Tutoring Centre in Durham

Consumer Choice Award winner

Subjects

Elementary & High School Programs

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Spelling 

  • Comprehension 

  • Mathematics

  • French 

  • Science

  • Decision making & problem solving 

High School Programs

  • All high school English courses

  • All high school mathematics courses

  • All high school science courses

  • Homework support for all other high school courses including French

Contact Us

Dr. Clark's Reading Centre

don@drclarksreadingcentre.ca |  Tel: 905-666-5566