I am a certified, highly qualified, English language teacher/tutor with a strong background in communications/media. Besides teaching I have experience as a video script and copy writer. I was publisher and editor-in-chief of a print and electronics media/communications company in Silicon Valley. I have extensive professional experience as writer and public speaker in all media and fora.
I am subject matter competent (CSET I, II, III, IV) in English and Communications. I tutor AP and IB program courses in the humanities. My tutoring experience includes K-8 (all subjects except art and PE), and High School (English, humanities and Social Studies) and increasingly I tutor University students improve their writing and communications skills.
I am experienced in professional public speaking and speech writing for executives. I was the speech writer for the President of ITT Computer as well as publisher and chief editor and writer for a media and print/web publications company in Silicon Valley.
I have been tutoring English for the last ten years. I have tutored adults as well as high school students at all skill level from IB or AP levels to ESL.
I tutored one girl in English for several years from middle school through her SAT prep and her essays required for applications for scholarships and admission to the UC system. She was accepted to UC and won 9 separate scholarships (out of 15 applications).
I taught English (ESL) to one student from Africa with no previous written language skill. We started to the alphabet (sounds and printing letters and continued through reading and writing English.
I successfully tutored an Arabic speaker from beginning English through the CAHSEE English test and through her required college English 1A and 1B courses during a three year period.
I've also successfully tutored a number of high school seniors seeking university admission on their personal essays or scholarship applications.
I tutor university and grad students to help them with their writing assignments. I also offer Single Subject English CSET preparation for teachers preparing for their subject matter proficiency tests.
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