Jacqueline Kestler Co-founder and Owner Jacqueline Kestler is a Co-Founder of Home Sweet Home Tutoring and holds a M.A. in Curriculum and Development K-5 from Kean University. She has taught in several school districts including Summit, Livingston, and Mendham as both a K-5 teacher and an Elementary Gifted and Talented teacher. As a Crayola CreatEd professional, Jackie transformed her classroom culture to encourage student engagement, collaboration, and creativity. She prides herself on her commitment to teaching outside the box, developing curricula that evolves and meets students where they are, and creating a welcoming learning environment. Jackie's years of experience in the classroom have inspired her to help families and educators connect with a focus not just on academics, but also on building relationships. When she is not working, you can find Jackie in her kitchen with her two sons creating delicious dishes or exploring the Watchung Reservation.
Anjali Nerurkar Co-Founder and Owner As a New York and New Jersey certified public school teacher, Anjali has passionately guided students from Kindergarten to 5th grade. As Co-Founder at Home Sweet Home Tutoring, she brings a child-centered approach to creating student success in and out of the classroom. As a community leader, Anjali serves on the Board of the Livingston, NJ Sanskriti Language School, and has been active in curriculum design for students learning Hindi. As a mother of 3 wonderful children, Anjali enjoys spending time at the beach, bike rides, and Friday pizza-movie nights.
Adam Kestler Co-founder and Owner Adam Kestler is a co-founder of Home Sweet Home Tutoring, and the founder and owner of Home Sweet Home Music Lessons which has been serving hundreds of families in over fifty New Jersey and New York towns for over six years. Adam is a Berklee College of Music graduate where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree. He is a certified music teacher in the state of New Jersey. Adam worked for the Summit, NJ school system from 2008-2018. Adam has conducted and organized thousands of private and group music classes for thousands of students over the past decade, and is now happy to offer this convenient service to everyone.