I am available part-time and have 15+ years of experience as a teacher. I hold a California Professional Clear Teaching Credential, have taught in self-contained elementary school classrooms, served as a reading specialist, family advocate and developed and delivered family literacy workshops. I am bilingual in Spanish. I am the mother of a 17-year-old son who has Asperger's Syndrome (on the Autism Spectrum), ADHD and more. I have participated in the development and implementation of appropriate educational strategies to support my son's IEP as well as those of my own students. My education and tutoring experience also includes working closely with the Special Education Teachers at a local high school when I coordinated referrals for student mental health services. I tutor in student's homes and public venues, such as a local public library, am a non-smoker and am comfortable in homes with pets. My average hourly rate for experienced, professional tutoring is $35 to $50. I am willing to consider a limited number of trade, sliding-scale and package/pre-payment discount options.
My teaching and professional tutoring areas of expertise include:
Adults & Seniors - basic literacy/grammar review; test preparation; computer literacy; workplace/conversational Spanish; U. S. Citizenship Test Preparation (including U. S. History/Civics and extensive English work (grammar, punctuation, agreement, reading comprehension and writing).
K-5th Grades: all subjects
6th Grade - Adults: English, ESL, History, Social Studies, Psychology, Elementary and Workplace Spanish, test preparation; GED, Citizenship
I offer experience and training with students having the following Special Education diagnoses:
Social, emotional and behavioral challenges; ADHD, Asperger's, Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder;
Developmental and Cognitive Disabilities, Developmental Delays, Down Syndrome, Mental Illness, Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.
Again, if you wish a mature, experienced, reliable and engaging tutor to support your child or yourself, I encourage you to contact me.