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Jacqueline P.

Los Angeles, CA

$35/hr

Credentialed Teacher with 18 years experience

Background check passed as of 8/21/13
Usually responds in about 2 hours

Credentialed Teacher with 18 years experience

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Hi and welcome to my profile page.

I worked as a credentialed elementary school teacher for seventeen (17) years. I left in June to pursue other interests in education but I still have the passion to work with students and to teach. Nothing is more satisfying for a teacher than to see a student have a breakthrough and understand a skill they have been taught.

My specialties lie in reading, the writing process, test taking skills and language acquisition. A large percentage of my students have been second language learners.

Throughout my career I taught hundreds of children and adults to read, write and speak English. I have worked with pre-K to high school students.

My strategies, methodology and the way I interact with students have been successful. I always approach a student with positive reinforcement so that they are not afraid to learn.

I have also served as a parent advocate at SSTs and IEPs. I understand the process. I also know that, at times, parents are outnumbered by the school's "team" and are intimidated by the process. I know the system, and its process, and can serve as your advocate.

Testimonials

"Very patient!!!!"

- Laila, Los Angeles, CA on 3/6/14

"Jacqueline is great"

- Collin, Los Angeles, CA on 11/25/13

"Very patient"

- Eustolia, Los Angeles, CA on 11/21/13

"Great with kids and very responsible!"

- Caroline, Manhattan Beach, CA on 8/28/13
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a qualified tutor. I have a California Clear Credential. I also achieved National Board Certification. I have seventeen years experience working as a classroom teacher.

Phonics

I have been a teacher for 17 years. I taught phonics throughout my teaching career. I have a Master's degree in education. I have taught adults, second language learners, phonics.

Study Skills

I am very good at teaching study skills. I use notecards to study vocabulary. I have taught students how to study for spelling tests using notecards and repetition. I have also taught the multiplication tables through flashcards and repetition.

Dominican College
Psychology
National University
Master's
Grand Canyon University
Master's

Education

Dominican College (Psychology)

National University (Master's)

Grand Canyon University (Master's)

Very patient!!!! — Upon meeting her for the first time she was very personable. Usually my son isn't that happy about learning. On the first visit she tried different strategies to get a response. At the end of the tutoring session he completed some of the work she gave him. Which is very good for him seeing as though he usually cries his way out of everything. She gave him flash cards for sight words and when she l ...

— Laila, Los Angeles, CA on 3/6/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

If session is cancelled within six hours of meeting time, the full price of the lesson will be charged.

Travel policy

Jacqueline will travel within 6 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90045.


About Jacqueline

Hi and welcome to my profile page.

I worked as a credentialed elementary school teacher for seventeen (17) years. I left in June to pursue other interests in education but I still have the passion to work with students and to teach. Nothing is more satisfying for a teacher than to see a student have a breakthrough and understand a skill they have been taught.

My specialties lie in reading, the writing process, test taking skills and language acquisition. A large percentage of my students have been second language learners.

Throughout my career I taught hundreds of children and adults to read, write and speak English. I have worked with pre-K to high school students.

My strategies, methodology and the way I interact with students have been successful. I always approach a student with positive reinforcement so that they are not afraid to learn.

I have also served as a parent advocate at SSTs and IEPs. I understand the process. I also know that, at times, parents are outnumbered by the school's "team" and are intimidated by the process. I know the system, and its process, and can serve as your advocate.

Testimonials

"Very patient!!!!"

- Laila, Los Angeles, CA on 3/6/14

"Jacqueline is great"

- Collin, Los Angeles, CA on 11/25/13

"Very patient"

- Eustolia, Los Angeles, CA on 11/21/13

"Great with kids and very responsible!"

- Caroline, Manhattan Beach, CA on 8/28/13
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Education

Dominican College
Psychology
National University
Master's
Grand Canyon University
Master's

Education

Dominican College (Psychology)

National University (Master's)

Grand Canyon University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

If session is cancelled within six hours of meeting time, the full price of the lesson will be charged.

Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90045

Jacqueline’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Jacqueline P.

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