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Jane M.

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Los Angeles, CA (90065)

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I am a very well educated person and a delightful teacher with tons of experience. My students said they always learned from me because I explain things in terms they could readily understand. I always treat my students as I would like to be treated. I think if all the books I've read in my life were piled together, they would fill several rooms, floor to ceiling. I have a good sense of humor. While I was a student a Luther Seminary, I developed a taste for reading history and have been a student of history every since. I review books for the Neworld Review specializing in books on history and religion. I know how to write good clear English prose, how to proofread and edit. I am a very skilled artist, a painter who specialized in acrylics and water colors. My style is figurative.

My teaching method is as follows: to thoroughly understand the subject matter at hand to be taught and then to explain it is the clearest manner possible. I often created my own teaching materials, like Dr. Jones Bare Bones of Good English Grammar and a formatting guide for word processors. My verbal and written communication skills are quite strong.

During my career as a teacher I taught in many schools, so here will be just mentioning the highlights. For five years I worked as a Children's Centers teacher for the San Francisco Unified School District. For three years I taught art courses at Eastern Montana College. During my 22 years living in New York City, for eight years I worked for the Equal Opportunity Centers sponsored by the State of New York teaching office communications, English, word processing and keyboarding. For five years I worked for ASA College of Excellence teaching keyboarding, word processing, and medical transcription.

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Jane’s subjects

Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word
European History, Religion, World History
Composition (Music)
Art History, Art Theory , Composition (Music), Drawing, Painting
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
English, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Bible Studies

For three years I studied in the Master's of Divinity program at Luther Seminary is St. Paul, Minnesota.

Desktop Publishing

I taught PageMaker at the New School in New York City and typography at Katherine Gibbs, also in New York City. I understand the principles of electronic page assembly. I have done the typesetting and book design for a number of books, including my own books.


I can draw anything I see. My expertise in drawing started when I was a young child. Most recently I had a booth on Olvera Street in Los Angeles where I drew life-like portraits of people. They were usually very happy with their portraits.


I am a highly skilled painter in various media--acrylics, watercolors, oils. I have a master's degree in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute and an impressive portfolio.


Besides having a thorough knowledge of Christian dogma, For three years I studied in the Master's of Divinity program at Luther Seminary is St. Paul, Minnesota, I also have the same of Islam, which I studied for over 25 years. And I have a basic understanding of Buddhism and Hinduism. Furthermore I understand the conflict in theologies between Christians and Muslims.

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Eastern Montana College (art)

University of Washington (Other)

San Francisco Art Institute (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jane will travel within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90065.

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