Friendliness Category
Romi - Chief of Chatting
Hours: 10am - 3pm 
            Available every week day  

Experience: She has experience working as a day camp counselor for elementary school kids and babysits for multiple families, each with three kids. She’s worked with kids between the ages of 2-11 yrs old, playing games with them and loves talking about their school day!

Makonnen - Chief of Chatting
Experience: Makonnen wants to become a professional trumpet player and full-time musician, but he also loves working with kids. He’s spent a great deal of time watching his younger cousins and sister and since he’s mastered the language of kid talk, would be a great Chief of Chatting for your child. He’s great at connecting with kids and wants to have a positive impact on your child. 
Alix - Chief of Chatting
Hours:  12:30pm - 4pm Monday
              9am - 4pm Tuesday 
              12:30pm - 4pm Wednesday
              9am - 4pm Thursday 
              12:30pm - 4pm Friday
              9am - 4pm Saturday
              9am - 4pm Sunday  
Experience: Alix gained experience working with kids ages 6 to 11, while babysitting, and has a few years of experience under her belt. She also has volunteer experience with JoyCamp working as a counselor for children between the ages of 4 and 12. 

Leah - Chief of Chatting
Anna - Chief of Chatting
Hours: 11am - 4pm Monday - Sunday 
Ella - Chief of Chatting
Melat - Chief of Chatting
Jana - Chief of Chatting
Hours: Saturday and Sunday mornings                     Some weekday evenings 
Experience: For the past 23 years, she’s tutored kids of all ages in a variety of subjects. She is also a proud mom to two kids, ages 19 and 12. She has provided foster respite care to kids ages 5-8. For 3 years, she was a reading buddy for 2nd-5th graders.

Genevieve - Chief of Chatting
Experience: She has 20 years of experience working with children and young adults of all ability levels. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Special Education and has been a tutor, and a Girl Scout camp counselor /unit leader. She has also worked in a care facility for kids and in several classrooms.
Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Sunday
Experience: She has been a tutor / sitter for 4 families in Manhattan for the past 4 years. She is able to give references if requested.
Carolina - Chief of Chatting
Hours: 9am - 11am Tuesday 
             9am - 11am Friday
Experience: She has been passionate about working with children from a very young age, and started volunteering in her freshman year of high school as a biomedical instructor, teaching children from low-income neighborhoods. During her time as a volunteer, she was able to educate through many different health experiments and teach not only what goes on in the body, but why it is important. As she got more involved, she began creating lesson plans to better engage the children. She also just recently started her own children's day camp where she is able to work with children outside of a classroom setting, teaching them important values through different activities that require communication and teamwork.
Kalyssa - Chief of Chatting
Experience: Kalyssa has younger siblings, so she grew up watching them, and coaches younger teams.
Anabella - Chief of Chatting
Experience: Anabella spends lots of time with her younger cousins and from that experience, has grown to love kids. In high school, she babysat for families consistently, and studied Early Childhood Education 101 & 102. On school nights, she was a theater instructor for grades first-fifth at a performing arts institution.
Hours: Varied schedule
             Available 7 days a week
Hours: 3pm - 7pm Monday
             1pm - 8pm Wednesday
             3pm - 5pm Thursday
             11am - 1:30pm Friday 
             6pm - 8pm Saturday
             1pm - 3pm Sunday
Experience: This year, Ella is taking dual enrollment courses for early childhood development and has practice with storytelling and some teaching experience. She specializes in working with 2-3 year olds, but doesn’t mind working with kids up to 5th grade

Hours: 12pm - 3pm Monday
             12pm - 3pm Tuesday
             12pm - 3pm Thursday 
             11am - 1pm Friday
             1pm - 4pm Saturday 
Experience: She has two years of experience volunteering at a summer camp, and took care of about 15 kids, primarily working with 4 to 13 year old girls. Her goal was to make sure that the kids had a fun and to ensure their safety. She has also been a sitter for a few children in her neighborhood and loves taking care of kids.

Hours: 11am - 12am GMT+3
             Available 3 times per week  
Experience: Melat enjoys working with kids and gets along well with them. She is the neighborhood go-to for babysitting for neighbors, friends and even kids at her own school. She also tutors others to help with their difficulties and believes her time spent with families via Intellectual Practice Learning will be therapeutic during the COVID-19 crisis. 
School Days:
10:30am - 12pm & 6pm - 8pm 
Tuesdays and Thursdays

8am - 5pm Friday - Sunday

Regular Days: 
8am - 5pm Monday - Sunday

Vernon - Chief of Chatting
Hours: 9am - 5pm Daily 
Experience: Vernon has worked within all grade levels, helping students in reading, math, science, and language arts. He also worked in Japan as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher for the local high school and college. He’s extremely passionate about creating a learning environment that allows your students to flourish and become the brightest stars they can be.

Vineeta - Chief of Chatting

Hours: Monday-Sunday

Experience: Vineeta, or as some call her, Vin, has an MBA in marketing and worked in corporate for about 8 years, but took a break to take care of her 2 wonderful kids, who are now in middle school. Her goal with kids is to make sure they have fun while staying safe. She has tutored both of her kids and looks forward to helping your kids reach their academic goals or keep them occupied while you work. She has previous experience as a sitter and has tutored elementary kids in a variety of subjects.
Ain - Chief of Chatting
Experience: She has experience taking care of a younger sibling and has held this responsibility for the past 4 years, which entailed helping with homework and ensuring comfortability. She enjoys being with young children and her goal is to pursue a career in children’s education. She will be taking Child-Care Development courses during her junior year. 
Hours: 2pm - 6pm Monday
             2pm - 6pm Tuesday - Thursday 


+ Playing games online

+ Accompanying your child during breakfast, lunch and/or dinner, while you handle the important stuff

+ Having conversations

+ Being available to communicate with your child during road trips
+ ​Providing emotional support when your child is frustrated

+ Being available to communicate with your child while waiting for a flight
Acceptable Activities
Intellectual Practice Learning offers quality mentorship, stress relief and positive reinforcement for families with one child, kids needing emotional support during the pandemic and civil unrest, and those who have parents working from home. Chiefs of Chatting are conversationalists who not only talk with your child and offer genuine friendship, but also watch movies with them, and support them through growing pains. 

Treneika - Chief of Chatting
Experience: Treneika is experienced with personal babysitting, and has also served as a Guardian ad Litem for children in within the Department of Social Services.

Kim - Chief of Chatting
Hours: 10am - 3pm 
            Available every week day  

Experience: My name is Sharon, but my family calls me Kim… I am 16 years of age and I am in the 11th grade. Growing up, my mom always told me that I had a very strong connection to kids and I am always passionate about helping kids younger than me or even older with the best of my abilities. It is with a heart felt passion that I solemnly vow to mentor your kids and treat them as my own little brothers and sisters. I plan on going to college and after 10 years, successfully completing my PhD in order to become a Clinical Psychologist. Trying to better the world in any way that I can, is what I am passionate about. I promise you a fun learning experience between your child and I.