Prof. Michael J. Gregorek, Esq. (kindly referred to as the “Judge”) has a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Judge Gregorek has worn many hats: attorney, real estate broker, registered tax professional, small claims arbitrator, notary public, court evaluator and administrative law judge.
Turning his attention to education, he taught law students trial techniques. Then for another decade, he taught college students philosophy, history, political science and business law. For two decades in academia, he has taught students First Amendment issues and ethics.
He was the founder and chief advisor of Great American Mentoring, a college organization organized to teach business sense and social grace, whose students won umpteen awards, including best new organization, best organization, the Martin Luther King, Jr. award, outstanding international student, outstanding student leader and more.
He is also the founder and executive director of Gregorek & Associates on Madison Avenue, which began as an experiential learning course mimicking a marketing firm; and continued as an organization for student-led research in marketing.
He served as the Director of Professional Enrichment, revamping the dean’s program to share industry experts with students into another student-run organization with countless more accolades for the students.
Judge Gregorek has been fortunate throughout these decades of teaching to have been acknowledged for outstanding achievements in adjunct teaching, for exemplary supervision of experiential education, and for outstanding service to students. The greatest joy is forever the thousands of students.
Mrs. Nindi Gregorek has a Bachelor of Arts from the City University of New York in Communication Arts with numerous electives at New York University in biochemistry and other sciences. Her self-directed focus became how to communicate science as a writer and a teacher.
Mrs. Gregorek has worn many bonnets: assistant planner, digital strategy associate, research coordinator, marketing director, information technology manager, online tutor, classroom teacher and paralegal.
Her collaboration with foundations and enterprises, such as Minds Matter of New York, Varsity Tutors, WyzAnt, and the International Bergen English School, that prepare and foster growth in students, turned her attention to mentoring students through test preparation at a variety of grade levels.
Having been born on the other side of the world, and immigrated to the United States, she has helped many American students prepare for travel abroad. She speaks several languages facilitating her reaching out to many corners of the world via video chat greeting and assimilating her students to a future visiting the new world.
For example, for her students of English as a second Language (ESL), she focused on core columns of conversation and comprehension but also common practicality. With primary school students, she trained students in English Language Arts (ELA), state placement exams, and The Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) for gifted children.
She has prepared students in middle school for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT), High School Placement Test (HSPT), and The Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS).
She has mentored many high school students through college entrances, Regents, and Advanced Placement examinations in a variety of subjects such as Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Biology, and English.
In sum, Mrs. Gregorek has tutored students on many subjects at many grade levels, including practical adult education; has mentored students to build skills to succeed through elementary and middle school; and has counseled students on pathways through to competitive schools, including entrance applications and test preparations.
Mrs. Gregorek has been fortunate to have had an article published by the New York Academy of Science as a Junior Research Fellow; and to have received several academic honors along her academic career. Now she enjoys serving other students young and old as the big sister they are happy is there to lean on.