For Students


Literacy Skills

  • ✔ Help students improve reading and writing skills with evidenced-based strategies such as the Orton-Gillingham approach
  • ✔ Multisensory, multimodal, and sequential lessons are tailored to support individual learning styles
  • ✔ Pre, post, and intermittent assessments gauge student progress


Executive Functioning Skills

  • ✔ Help students gain executive functioning skills essential to academic success, including organization, time management, metacognition, working memory, self-control, task initiation, and flexibility
  • ✔ Individualized lessons give students concrete strategies that lead to greater self-awareness and improved grades 



Suspended / Expelled Students

  • ✔ Help students keep pace with their classes and successfully re-enter school


Academic Tutoring

  • ✔ Test prep including SAT
  • ✔ Individualized support for specific academic assignments
  • ✔ Help with essay and report writing
  • ✔ Catch-up after absences or an illness



  • ✔ If your need is not listed above, we may be able to help. Please contact us to discuss your situation.


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For Adults


Test Prep

  • ✔ Individually-tailored instruction for GED, PRAXIS, and Paraprofessional assessments
  • ✔ Students gain familiarity with test format, test-taking savvy, and comprehension strategies
  • ✔ Test anxiety is alleviated and confidence improves


Report Writing

  • ✔ Personalized instruction includes assistance with vocabulary, transitions, and editing
  • ✔ Gain organizational and task initiation skills
  • ✔ Templates and models of successful writing




  • ✔ Forms can be difficult. We can help.



  • ✔ If your need is not listed above, we may be able to help. Please contact us to discuss your situation.


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Training Programs

The Other Adult in the Classroom

  • ✔ Training for paraprofessionals to maximize classroom skills
  • ✔ Modules include:
  • Brief history of Special Education
  • The IEP
  • Disabilities and accommodations
  • Differentiating assignments
  • Maintaining classroom structure
  • Developing positive educational relationships


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Beyond Raising Readers

  • ✔ Early literacy training for parents and children, 6 – 24 months
  • ✔ Modules:
  • Introducing books
  • Teaching literacy without books
  • Beginning writing
  • Understanding sounds
  • Learning through art


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About Us

Business owner Melinda Dombrowski, B.S. Special Education and M.S. Elementary Education, has worked in the field of Special Education for over 25 years. She has taught a variety of individuals with learning needs, including those with ADHD, ADD, Autism, Specific Learning Disability, Dyslexia, Non-verbal Learning Disability, Emotional Disturbance, and Executive Functioning issues. As an educator in both private and public schools, she has taught all academic areas. Her specific areas of expertise are language arts, writing, and literacy.

Outside of the classroom, Melinda has successfully prepared students for the reading and writing portions of the SAT, tutored struggling students in academic subjects, and provided coaching for students with executive functioning issues. She has also worked with adults as a TEAM mentor for beginning teachers, a tutor preparing adults to take the GED and PRAXIS assessments, and an instructor providing in-services for paraprofessionals. 

Melinda understands that education is a dialogue and hopes to share this with her students.

Our Philosophy

At On Point Education Services we believe education should….

  • ✔ Have a purpose
  • ✔ Meet a need
  • ✔ Solve a problem
  • ✔ Accomplish a goal
  • ✔ Be student-specific
  • ✔ Be multi-faceted
  • ✔ Be time-limited
  • ✔ Be a dialogue
  • ✔ Improve a life

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My son got an A on his science midterm and a B on his language arts midterm and passed his two most difficult classes. A major miracle thanks to you!!!      Liz mom of Sean

As a professional, with English as my second language, going over vocabulary and strategies for answering reading comprehension questions with Melinda, helped me pass my  PRAXIS. Thank you!!    Claudia - Social Worker and Educator

Contact Us

On Point Education Services LLC

Located on the Windsor- Bloomfield line (exit 37 off Rt. 91) and serving Greater Hartford County


(860) 607-3226



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