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Bonnie L.

Grammar Geek/Math Whiz

Capitola, CA (95010)

Travel radius
20 miles
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I am a language fanatic. Grammar, usage, spelling...this is my passion (which can also mean my pet peeve)!
I can proofread in a glance, and edit with a quick perusal.

As for math, I am a whiz, as are all my brothers...from the aeronautical engineer to the computer programmer. It's just in my genes.

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Bonnie’s subjects

Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Ecology, Geology
Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
ESL/ESOL, Sign Language
Art History, Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Hard Of Hearing, Phonics, Special Needs
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Sign Language

Elementary (K-6th)

During my special education career, I substituted for all grade levels (k-5) at the elementary school campus on which I was located. Additionally, I have had long term substitute jobs for junior high and high school; they lasted semester or longer (maternity leave, etc.).

Hard Of Hearing

I worked at a school for the deaf for the first 15 years of my career.


I have been a language acquisition specialist for Communication Handicapped students in numerous categories, including: Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Language Delayed, Speech Delayed. In addition, I have taught all ages and levels of English Language Acquisition for ESL students. All methodologies utilize phonics and letter-sound association skills.

Sign Language

I studied Education of the Deaf at San Francisco State University. As part of this program, I learned American Sign Language as well as Signing Exact English.
I earned my Masters Degree in Special Education, Summa Cum Laude. I also received my credentials, which are Multiple Subjects, K-12 and Specialist in Communication Handicapped.

Special Needs

I am an experienced Special Education Teacher. Over the last 20+ years, my classroom population included an ever expanding array of special needs, including: Communication Handicapped, Speech and Language Delays, Processing Delays, Non Verbal Learning Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Down Syndrome.
Additionally, I have tutored students in Math (3rd-5th grade), Writing and Language Arts.
My credentials in include Multiple Subjects, K-12, and Specialist Credential, Communication Handicapped.
I have a B.A. Education and an M.A. Special Education; Summa Cum Laude.

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UC Santa Barbara

San Francisco State University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Bonnie will travel within 20 miles of Capitola, CA 95010.

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