Search 75,980 tutors
FIND TUTORS
Over 10 tutoring hours

Cynthia N.

Excellent Teacher for over 30 years--Will Tutor in Most Subjects

Escondido, CA (92033)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
Email Cynthia N.

You don't pay for tutoring
unless you find a good fit!

Background Check Status for Cynthia N.

Cynthia N. has not yet had a background check. After sending a message to Cynthia, you will be able to order a background check for $7.99. The check will be processed by First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.

I have been a credentialed teacher for over 30 years. I have earned two Masters degrees and a Doctorate in Literacy Studies, which means that I am a specialist in reading skills, comprehension, grammar, writing essays, editing papers and theses. I have taught many students with ADD, LD, and other learning challenges. Some of the students I have worked with were failing school when they came to me and by much hard work they passed their classes and even achieved "B" averages. I am a credentialed Learning Specialist, so I teach using different modalities. I have taught the SAT for over 18 years with great success.

I have been the director of three learning centers, volunteered in juvenile hall, worked with many at-risk students, and I am a spiritual person. I expect the best from my students and I support their academic efforts in any way that I can. I want my students to have the skills and self-esteem to be successful in school and later in life. I know that reading is the foundation for any progress in school and any missing skills that a student needs are provided by me before they go on to the next level.

I am very passionate about teaching, as I have always loved this profession even when I taught the most difficult students whether in regular ed.,special ed., public, private schools or college. I am dedicated, professional, warm, reliable, and caring and I have high standards. I have dedicated and devoted my life to my students as they are our future.

Email Cynthia

Cynthia’s subjects

Corporate Training:
GMAT, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish
Sports/Recreation:
Swimming
Test Preparation:
GED, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Business:
GMAT, GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Music:
Music Theory
History:
European History, Religion, World History
Language:
Spanish
Science:
Anatomy, Botany, Geology, Physical Science, Psychology, Zoology
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Math:
Geometry, SAT Math
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Botany

Botany was one of the classes that I took for my undergraduate minor in Biology. I have also taught Botany to eight graders and high schools students for several years. Also, I have tutored several students in Botany in high school and college.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught all of the subjects for grades K-6 for over 25 years. I have also tutored many students who were lacking in any of these subjects. I use innovative and creative methods to achieve mastery of any subject. I love teaching and my students do well in school. One of my specialties is teaching students from grades preschool through sixth grade

Phonics

I have taught phonics to first graders and second graders for 10 years. I also have taught phonics in grades preschool through high school and to some adults for many years. My doctoral dissertation which took 7 years to complete is in reading mastery, which includes phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, decoding skillsets.

Psychology

I have a Master's Degree in Psychology and Counseling, which I have had for several years. I also was an MFCC intern for a year and I counseled many people as an intern.

Reading

I have a Lifetime Elementary Teaching Credential in K-8; a Masters Degree in Education, a Learning Specialist Credential, and a Doctorate in Literacy.

I have had great success with struggling students and those who need patient care to achieve their goals.

Religion

I have been studying the Bible for many years and I have taken many classes on religion. I also was a teaching Catholic nun for 15 years, in which I taught religion every school day to many different grades. I pray every day, as I have for many, many years.

Special Needs

I have a Masters Degree in Special Education and a Learning Handicapped Credential. I taught students that were EMR, MR, LD, Autistic, and had deficits in auditory and visual memory for several years in public, county, and private schools. I have also taught gifted students in various settings.

Study Skills

Since I am a Learning Specialist, I know that value and teach the value of study skills, which include: being organized, sticking to a schedule, having your books and study aids (pencils sharpened, pens, paper, notebooks, assignments written in a scheduler) near your quiet, calm study area with few distractions. Organization is important in school and in any walk of life.
I have taught many students study skills.

Zoology

I have a minor and almost a major in Zoology and Biology, which means that I have 16 credits in these two fields. I have tutored many students in these two subjects with much success. I have taught both subjects. I believe that both subjects require memorization of key vocabulary terms, understanding life cycles such a mitosis and meiosis, and understanding how the animal kingdom evolved from the one-celled organisms to the mammals and the homo sapiens.

Read all subject qualifications ยป

Email Cynthia

back to top

Education

University of San Diego (English and Biology)

University of San Diego (MEd)

Argosy University (EdD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cynthia will travel within 20 miles of Escondido, CA 92029.

Email Cynthia

Send Cynthia a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Cynthia or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

(ex: algebra, chemistry)
Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.

Receive Responses From Additional Tutors

If selected, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.