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Lori Anna Cidylo is the founder and owner of Magic Carpet Learning Tutoring Center.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Columbia University.  She has a Masters degree in Writing, also from Columbia.  Additionally, Lori has a dual Masters degree in Regular Education and Special Education from Manhattan College.  She is trained in Orton-Gillingham, a multi-sensory method for teaching reading, which research has shown to be highly effective with dyslexic students.

Lori has been a teacher in elementary, middle, and high schools in Westchester County and New York City.  Most recently, she was a Special Education teacher for Quaker Ridge Elementary School and the Heathcote School in Scarsdale.  Lori pulled students with IEPs out of their classrooms for more specialized small group instruction in reading, writing, and math. She also did CSE testing for the district of Scarsdale and presented her findings at CSE meetings. 

She has been a guest lecturer at Harvard, Columbia, and Brown.