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Vanessa M.

Chula Vista Area: GED Prep, PreAlgebra, History, Writing

Chula Vista, CA (91910)

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Dear Potential Student:

As long as I can remember, I have always been involved in education and counseling. Throughout my own education experience, I have tutored fellow grade school and high school students and have been a Teacher Assistant for the Education Department at the undergraduate level. Between college years, I spent my summers as a Camp Counselor working with campers ages 5-17. After graduating from college, I have taught specialized reading and math to students at various developmental levels and general elementary education in the public school system. My recent teacher experience include teaching GED preparation to students at all levels in the subjects of Math, Science, History, Language Arts-Reading, and Language Arts-Writing. In addition, I was recently a coach/manager to career counselors who work one-on-one with those students contemplating a career path. I have been and still is the unofficial tutor for my own friends who are studying for various standardized tests especially in the area of Math.

I am most passionate about you as the student understanding the concepts and feeling competent in any area of difficulty or significant challenge. I love Math, History, and Writing and work diligently to simplify those concepts for students. I have both great patience and accountability in helping you reach your short-term and long-term goals.

I would love the opportunity to work with you. Please feel free to contact me.


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Vanessa’s subjects

Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word
American History, European History, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Elementary (K-6th), Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ASVAB, Career Development, CBEST, GED
Corporate Training:
Career Development, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word


There are three major components of the CBEST examination to test proficiency for prospective teachers: Mathematics, Reading, and Writing. The Reading Section is comprised of 50 multiple choice questions to test critical analysis, evaluation, and comprehension. The Math Section is also comprised of 50 multiple choice questions to test beyond computation in the area of arithmetic, algebra, measurement, and geometry. The Writing Section consists of 2 essays testing effective prose in communicating to others about a personal experience and an analysis of a given statement or situation.

I have taken and successful passed the CBEST, which has allowed to obtain an preliminary California Teaching License. In addition, I have passed the basic skills test for the teacher in the State of Illinois (have a current valid license). Professionally, I have taught reading comprehension, math, and writing to adult learners.


I have been a GED instructor for 5 years and have successfully helped students pass all sections with special emphasis on Math and Writing.

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Great Tutor and Teacher — Ms. Vanessa is a great tutor/teacher. She's able to explain my son's math lessons to him in a way that he can understand the concept better. My son is now showing some improvements. Last quiz, he got a 100%! Aside from that, Ms. Vanessa is also reliable, polite and punctual. ...

— Terry, Chula Vista, CA on 5/2/14

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Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

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Vanessa will travel within 15 miles of Chula Vista, CA 91910.

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