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Amber F.

Elementary- High School subjects, test prep, Spanish, M.A. SPED

San Diego, CA (92106)

Travel radius
19 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I am a Specialized Academic Instructor (RSP/special education teacher) during the school year and look forward to tutoring during the summer. I have a master of special education degree with authorizations in early childhood special education, autism, and Spanish. I hold valid teaching credentials in multiple subjects (elementary education) and special education. I have taught special education since August 2012.

I have tutored (paid and unpaid) since high school. Throughout college, I tutored high school & college students in various subjects including English, mathematics, Spanish, English as a Second Language, and test prep. I also tutored preschool and elementary age students with and without special needs 1:1 or in groups. I currently teach elementary school students with special needs in a small group setting as well as supporting them within the general education setting.

I love working with children. I am a lifetime learner and love helping students find the joy in learning while achieving towards their highest potential. I believe in using a variety of methodologies and scaffolding to help students learn.

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Amber’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish
Test Preparation:
CBEST, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Music:
Trombone
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

ADD/ADHD

I have a clear credential in Special Education Mild-Moderate disabilities and a Masters in Special Education. I have had more than 10 students with ADD or ADHD diagnoses in the past three years. I believe in providing positive reinforcement and modifications as needed. All students can learn!

Aspergers

I am currently a Specialized Academic Instructor. I have taught or tutored four students with Aspergers syndrome in the past three years. I have a credential in Special Education Mild-Moderate disabilities and have also completed a Masters in Special Education.

Autism

I have an added authorization on my Mild-Moderate Disabilities Credential to teach students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Over the past three years I have taught or tutored eight students on the Autism Spectrum of Disorders. I recently obtained a Masters in Special Education. It is important to find what interests each student and use those interests to make learning more motivating for the individual.

CBEST

I passed the CBEST on my first attempt. I have previously tutored two college students to successfully pass the CBEST exam (one of whom had previously failed the exam). I am a credentialed teacher in California.

Dyslexia

I have a Masters in Special Education and a credential in Mild-Moderate disabilities. This includes authorization to teach students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia. I have taught or tutored at least 25 students with specific learning disabilities (such as dyslexia) over the past three years. I find direct, explicit instruction key when teaching reading to individuals with dyslexia.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a fully qualified and credentialed Specialized Academic Instructor at an elementary school. I hold active credentials in Multiple Subjects (General Education K-8) and Mild-Moderate Disabilities (Special Education). I hold a Masters in Special Education. I regularly teach elementary subjects in 1:1, small group, and whole group settings.

Phonics

I am a Specialized Academic Instructor at an elementary school with active credentials in Multiple Subjects (General Education K-8) and Mild-Moderate Disabilities (Special Education). I hold a Masters in Special Education. I regularly teach students phonics in whole group, small group, and 1:1 settings, with direct, explicit instruction and practice. I have passed the RICA exam and have used multiple phonics programs with students, such as Reading Mastery.

Religion

I have taken college courses in Christian Tradition / Church History, Old Testament, and New Testament. I have tutored two students unpaid in Old and New Testaments.

Social Studies

I am a Specialized Academic Instructor at an elementary school. I hold active credentials in Multiple Subjects (General Education K-8) and Mild-Moderate Disabilities (Special Education). I hold a Masters in Special Education. I have previously tutored students in American, European, and World History and have experience teaching social studies at the K-5 level.

Special Needs

I have a clear credential in Special Education Mild-Moderate disabilities. This includes added authorizations in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Early Childhood Special Education, and Spanish. I have also completed a Masters in Special Education. I am a Specialized Academic Instructor at an elementary school.

Study Skills

I am a Specialized Academic Instructor at an elementary school. I hold active credentials in Multiple Subjects (General Education K-8) and Mild-Moderate Disabilities (Special Education). I hold a Masters in Special Education. I have previously tutored students in study skills, specifically relating to preparing to take standardized tests in elementary and high school, SATs, college tests, CBEST, and CSETs.

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Education

Point Loma Nazarene University (Liberal Studies)

Point Loma Nazarene University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Amber will travel within 19 miles of San Diego, CA 92127.

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