​Dawn's In-Home Tutoring LLC

Instilling a Love of Learning Since 2009

Then please read these reviews...

"Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement." -Golda Meir

Office: 303-794-1786

Cell: 720-935-2269

dkgrebe@gmail.com

Would you like a tutor who...
  • has taught 148 students?
  • is an excellent role model? 
  • refuses to let your child fail?
  • is versatile and flexible and will work with your child's school curriculum or beyond?
  • will teach your child the life-long value of education?
  • will inspire you as well as your child?

"Dawn has the skills which many of Lawson's teachers are missing. She is truly committed to the long-term success of our fifth grade son's education. When Lawson started tutoring with Dawn, his grades were mainly 2's and a few 3's. He was testing a year behind in reading and writing and also behind in math. Nearly two years later, Lawson has honor roll grades! He has all 3's and is testing at grade level or above. The once-per-week hour we get with Dawn has changed our son's attitude and scholastic future. We tried other tutors, who were highly recommended, but we are glad we didn't settle. Dawn's one-on-one instruction gets tangible results. She is the best tutor money can buy. We will stay with Dawn as long as she will have us." -- Chris Viets and Jessica Allmond. Centennial, CO November 2019

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"Three years ago, we were fortunate to come across Dawn, while looking for a tutor for the SAT test. We were immediately impressed with Dawn's style of teaching, which included the student taking responsibility and being held accountable for all of the assigned work. Dawn would often tell my daughter that increasing her SAT scores was hard work, but there was no easy way around it, and if she put in the work, she would be successful. My daughter worked hard and substantially increased her SAT score with Dawn's help and guidance. Needless to say, we were very happy with the results, but more importantly, our daughter learned a learning style that has helped her in many other areas. Dawn is a no-nonsense tutor, who demands a lot from her students. My wife and I both agree the lessons our daughter learned from Dawn go beyond tutoring for a test and are more of life lessons about taking responsibility and being held accountable. These are lessons we have taught at home, and we were happy Dawn made these same lessons a part of her tutoring curriculum. We were so happy with Dawn and her style of tutoring, that we used her for our youngest child two years later. We highly recommend Dawn as a tutor for your child." -- Mark and Minda. Littleton, CO September 2019

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"As a parent it was extremely important that I chose the right person to tutor my daughter, because her education and future depends on picking the right one. I chose Dawn at the end of first semester, when my daughter was struggling the most. Second semester started and right away I noticed a change. I saw her going from D's to A's. She taught my daughter very helpful study habits and how to be on top of her work. Dawn was organized and serious about her job. Any error she saw in my daughter's grades or work she would immediately tell me about and tell my daughter to go in the next day and fix it right away. Overall the time my daughter spent with Dawn was very helpful to her. Soon finals came around and her first semester work compared to her second semester work was amazing. Unfortunately, we had to move out of state. If that wasn't the case, we would've kept her until my daughter graduated. Thank you, Dawn, my daughter and our whole family will never forget you."--R.A. Littleton, CO August 2019

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"A year ago I was referred to Dawn from a neighbor whose daughter was being tutored. When we began, my granddaughter was two grade levels behind in school. Dawn worked diligently to help my granddaughter with her reading, writing and mathematics. While Dawn expects a lot from her students and pushes them to achieve, she does this with compassion, consistency and positive affirmation. Dawn makes it clear to her students that school is to be a priority. Not only have my granddaughter's grades improved, she is now at grade level in her mathematics. There is still some work to be done with her reading and language arts skills, but those have improved to almost grade level.  I would recommend Dawn's services to anyone whose child needs extra help at any grade level."--A.S. Denver, CO March 2019

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"We are very pleased with Dawn Kolber-Grebe's tutoring. We hired her to help our daughter learn studying techniques & be better focused at providing detail in her school assignments. Her grades have improved overall. Dawn is great at being thorough & organized. She is very strict & structured, which is needed for our daughter. We would highly recommend her. She makes it her mission to get good results/improvements."--L.P. Littleton, CO March 2019

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"We decided to hire a tutor for our son in between his freshman and sophomore years in high school. He had struggled his first year in high school and we wanted to get a jump before he went into his second year. What a difference it has made in having Dawn. He has made great progress in not only understanding the material, but knowing how to organize and plan ahead. His first trimester grades were the best he has had in a long time, and we know it has a direct correlation to his work with Dawn. We would highly recommend her services to anyone who it looking for a great tutor."-- M.C. Littleton, CO November 2018

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"My daughter started with Dawn in August 2018. I initially just expected someone to help me get my kids back up to speed with school, but we have gained so much more. In three months, my youngest has doubled her words read per minute and dramatically improved in all other areas. Dawn is a "get down to business" kind of tutor. While she is very straightforward and clear with her expectations, she also offers compassion and encouragement. This has allowed my daughter's self-esteem to flourish while she is learning. Dawn is very knowledgeable as she has tutored both my 4th grader, and my high school junior in an advanced placement course. They have worked in several areas including math, reading, history, etc. All areas have improved, so much so, that we are starting to eliminate things that no longer need to be worked on or reviewed. I would absolutely recommend Dawn to anyone in need of any sort of academic help. My kids are truly blessed to have Dawn as a tutor."-- J.W. Littleton, CO November 2018

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"Dawn checked on my family in early May to find out if we were interested in summer tutoring. I told her that since she did such a beautiful job, we would not be needing any further tutoring assistance. My kids, currently finishing 7th and 9th grades, still talk about the reading and writing skills they learned from Dawn last summer."-- D.B. Littleton, CO May 2018

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"Dawn worked with my son (4th grader) for several months on his reading and writing. My son's reading scores improved in the second semester testing at school. His writing became more legible as well. She taught him skills in reading that he used to write his monthly book reports. I saw an improvement in his focus while reading and writing. His reading comprehension improved, and thus he started enjoying reading more."--  N.G. Littleton, CO April 2018

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"Dawn has been tutoring our daughter through her first two years of high school. She is prepared and thorough when she arrives, taking the time to review our daughter's progress since their last tutoring session by starting with a complete review of the school portal prior to beginning the new session. Dawn does a very nice job of balancing firm accountability with a friendly, positive demeanor, which is not an easy thing to do with teenagers. Our favorite lesson provided by Dawn isn't specific to any subject, but rather, it is her relentless teaching of proper classroom behavior (note taking, interaction, etc.) and study skills, something I never had as a kid! That said, all of these accolades would be meaningless and hollow if the results weren't there, and the bottom line is very simple - our daughter's grades have improved across the board, and except for the expected occasional teenage mishap, have remained up. Simply put, Dawn gets results! " -- G.S. Littleton, CO April 2018

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The following review is from the same parent, written in both English and Spanish:

"I was very happy to have Dawn as a tutor for my son, who was repeating fourth grade. Dawn compiled a list of books appropriate to his reading level and also worked with him in the Spectrum Math series workbook. I just received my son's report card, and I am so happy he is performing at grade level. Now he is able to complete his homework and book reports efficiently, thanks to Dawn's help." -- L.B. Englewood, CO January 2018 (English version)


"Yo estuve muy contenta de tener a Dawn como tutora para mi hijo que estaba reprobando 4 grado. Dawn le hiso una lista de libros adecuados para su nivel de lectura y tambien uso el libro Spectrum para matematicas. Apenas recivi su boleta su boleta y con la buena noticia de que esta a nivel de grado. Ahora puede hacer su tarea y projectos de libros  muy bien. Gracias Dawn por su ayuda!" -- L.B. Englewood, CO January 2018 (Spanish version)

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"My daughter is 8 years old and was needing some guidance with her math and writing skills. She gets easily overwhelmed in class and needed additional help understanding her math and organizing her thoughts before she writes. Within weeks after starting with Dawn, we saw an improvement in her math skills, handwriting, spelling, and ability to write clear thoughts and stories. Not only did she tutor my daughter, she gave me the skills to continue to help her on my own and in the future. She has been a fabulous teacher, always on time, always right to the point, and has a genuine love of learning and helping others. We feel so blessed to have found her and will continue to use her in the future. If there were stars, I'd give her 5!" -- J.S.  Morrison, CO January 2018

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"As I was looking for a geometry tutor for my grandson in the Littleton area, it did not take me long to discern that Dawn would be my first choice. I found that everything I read about her and everything she shared with me was most impressive. She is a very honest and forthright person. We were in need of finding a tutor promptly due to it being so close to graduation time, and my grandson was failing first semester geometry. When I first spoke with Dawn regarding helping my grandson and our present situation, the first thing she said was, 'I do not want him to fail; we will find a way to fit him into my schedule.' I also explained to Dawn that most of his issues involved devoting too much of his time to a college course he was involved in and not devoting enough of his time to geometry. She said that due to time constraints of only having a semester to pull his grade up, she was sure that she could at the very least get him up from an F to a C. Just before the end of the year, Dawn brought his grade up, just as she said she would, and in time for graduation. Dawn is a very competent and professional tutor in every sense of the word. She has a genuine passion for teaching. She is so enthusiastic that she creates an eagerness for students to want to excel. It does not take long for students to become optimistic with assurance that they are headed in the right direction. It is not often that we find someone as exceptional as Dawn to be a tutor for our students. She is very dedicated to her teaching, shows an immense patience with students, very deeply cares for them, and goes above and beyond to make each one a success story.


Due to my grandson making such improvements working with Dawn, his teacher at school told us, 'What a great accomplishment when I give him work in class and he finds out he can really do it all by himself!' Dawn always explains geometry in a way that students can understand in a step-by-step method and makes it fun and interesting to learn. We are so thankful to Dawn for our grandson to have succesfully passed geometry. Her encouragement, persistence and support in his second semester senior year will never be forgotten. She taught him that he is very capable, but it takes hard work, dedication, and determination. Dawn is an excellent tutor, and my grandson said he will most likely be going on to EMT school because of her. I told Dawn that if he ever needs a tutor in the future, it will indeed be her that I call. Dawn is the only tutor I would ever hire. I highly recommend her for any students that need tutoring."  -- J.S. Littleton, CO May 2017

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"Dawn has been a great mentor for my son in Math. Dawn and my son get along very well and he respects her lots! I was considering ending the tutoring sessions because I felt my son wasn't really interested in her help anymore, but HE insisted that we continue to have Dawn help him once a week. He said he learned so much from her in just one hour a week sessions. She always had additional hand outs and little tips/tricks for solving the math problems he was working on. It gave him a different perspective to solving math problems. My husband and I, and even more so, my son, would highly recommend Dawn for your tutoring needs."  -- K.Z. Littleton, CO May 2017

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​"Dawn helped our daughter raise her math grades from F's to A's. That's what I call getting results! If you're looking for an extremely caring and competent tutor who is disciplined and well-prepared, who can help your son or daughter work to his or her FULL potential, and do it all with patience and a glass-half-full attitude, I highly recommend you give Dawn a call - she's the real deal." -- E.M. and K.M. Littleton, CO March 2017

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"We were referred to Dawn by my daughter's middle school counselor. We had recently relocated to Colorado from overseas, and our daughter needed assistance to integrate into the more rigorous curriculum. We enlisted Dawn's help over the summer before the start of 8th grade. Each week, Dawn would work with our daughter until she fully understood each lesson from her summer work packet. With the help of Dawn, our daughter is now on the same level as her classmates and has confidence in her developing math skills." -- L.B. Centennial, CO February 2017

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"Dawn has been tutoring my grandson for the last couple of years. He has been showing consistent improvement in his reading and math skills. My grandson looks forward to learning and shows great enthusiasm when working with Dawn. I would highly recommend her to others who need tutoring services for grades K-12." -- B.M. Littleton, CO February 2017