John Moscatiello has been a teacher, tutor, and author for the past 17 years. His career began at the Princeton Review, where he taught the SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT Verbal, and TOEFL. John has trained hundreds of teachers, written content for 13 test preparation books, and worked as a college admissions consultant. He starred in more than 200 educational videos for the Princeton Review’s SAT, ACT, and GRE self-paced courses. John’s academic career began as a Spanish major at NYU, where he used AP credits to graduate a full year early. He then pursued graduate degrees in history from Fordham and Notre Dame, where he taught undergraduate students. He was a Fulbright scholar to Spain in 2012. John’s academic work has been published in both English and Spanish.
Alayna Vernon is the daughter of a college professor and middle school math teacher, so it is no surprise that Alayna has chosen to be involved in the education industry. Alayna has been a tutor for the past 14 years and an instructor for the past 5, specializing in math, science, and language arts subjects for high school students. In her senior year at the University of South Florida, Alayna was invited to teach at the Princeton Review, where she taught test preparation for the SAT, ACT, PSAT, AP Exams, SSAT, GRE, and GMAT. Alayna has also been seen on-screen as a life-style model for the last 10 years and enjoys marrying this passion with that of teaching. Alayna brings her love for her students and her perspective as a mother of four with her every moment that she teaches, whether it is in the classroom or on the set of Marco Learning.
Heather Garcia has been teaching for fifteen years and has taught every English course from 9th grade to AP® Language and AP® Literature. She has taught public speaking, Dual Enrollment Skills for College Success, and English Composition I and English Composition II at Florida Gulf Coast University. She is a professional development leader in her district, running annual new-teacher trainings and offering summer in-service sessions. Heather was also a presenter for AP® Literature at the 2019 AP® National Conference and her specialty is offering skills to help students build their skills in analytical reading, critical thinking, and insightful writing. Heather has a BA in English, MA in English, and an MA in Writing. She lives in Florida with her husband and two young children and spends her spare time writing young-adult fiction.