About Us


More About our Programs

The Study Hall, LLC offers its services in a unique, warm, and comfortable environment.

We pride ourselves on matching our clients with the same instructor each week, allowing both the family and student to form a personal and professional relationship. In addition, this allows flexibility with scheduling to meet the needs of our students and their extracurricular activities.

The Study Hall, LLC is not a franchise and there are no contracts or long term commitments required as part of our service offerings

Our Instructors

The Study Hall, LLC employs a variety of well-respected instructors with experience at the elementary school level through the high school level. Instructors come with a specialized skill set to meet the unique needs of our clients.

Lynn Desiderato, BA Special Education, MS Special Education, 6th Year Consultation and Collaboration. CEO and Owner. Lynn is the founder of The Study Hall, LLC. In addition to running the firm, she provides tutoring, SSAT, SAT, and ACT test preparation services for our students. Lynn is trained in the following Lindamood Bell programs: Visualizing and Verbalizing, Seeing Stars, and On Cloud Nine. Lynn also provides parental support services, educational evaluations, and is our primary point of contact to the local school systems and private schools for consultation and collaboration. Outside of the office, Lynn enjoys reading and traveling. Lynn can be reached at via email at L.Desiderato@thestudyhallct.com

Susan Smialowski, BA in Elementary Education, MS Special Education. Tutor. Susan has been with The Study Hall, LLC since 2002. Susan provides tutoring, SAT and SSAT Preparation, and Educational Evaluations. Susan is trained in the following Lindamood-Bell programs: Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS), Visualizing and Verbalizing, On Cloud Nine, and Wilson Reading. Outside of the office Susan is a Special Education Teacher.

Kelly McCabe, BA, MS Math Education. Tutor. Kelly has been with The Study Hall, LLC since 2009. Kelly provides high school level math tutoring, and SAT Math preparation. Outside of the office, Kelly enjoys coaching baseball, coaching the math team, and is a High School Math teacher.

Carissa Desiderato. Chief Marketing Officer. Carissa has been with The Study Hall, LLC since 2012. Carissa manages marketing and advertising for the company. Outside of the office, Carissa is a recent graduate from Endicott College, is a personal trainer, and is also employed at the Marketing company, Mindshare, in a digital marketing role.

Danielle Riley, BS Psychology, MS Elementary Education and certified K-6. Tutor. Danielle has been with The Study Hall, LLC since 2012. Danielle provides tutoring, SAT, and SSAT test preparation. Danielle is trained in the following Lindamood-Bell programs: Seeing Stars, Visualizing and Verbalizing, and On Cloud Nine. Outside of the office, Danielle is a full time Kindergarden Teacher, enjoys reading, going to the beach, and traveling.