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Marla K.

Language Arts and Writing Tutor

Santa Clarita, CA (91350)

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Hello students and parents,

My name is Marla and I am presently employed as a Substitute Teacher at all three elementary school districts in Santa Clarita, California. I have been involved in teaching for the past 5 years. Prior to that, I spent over 15 years as a stand-in on motion pictures and television shows. Part of the responsibility I held was to help children learn their dialogue so as to make their part on the show more believable and realistic.

I am very proud, however, to now be a part of the educational system. The education of our children, is to me, the most important thing we can do to benefit society as well as our future. I believe that teaching is an investment necessary to secure that future.

While in college, I majored in English, concentrating in Writing, with a minor in Speech and Theater. In the past, I held the position of Proofreader for one of the most prestigious law firms in New York City, where I attended college. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooklyn College, which is part of the City University of New York.

I love to write and I love to teach. I am also presently listed with a local tutoring company in the Santa Clarita area where I mostly tutor Language Arts. That too, has been very successful. In addition, with the onset of educational programs called "Toastmasters", I can also help with writing speeches and assist with the verbal delivery of the speech itself. Moreover, I am quite knowledgeable about American History and am able to assist in that area if needed.

I know you will be satisfied, should you choose me as your tutor.

Thank you again. Have a wonderful day.

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Marla’s subjects

Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Elementary (K-6th), Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a substitute teacher for all three elementary school districts in the Santa Clarita area. Those districts are:

Saugus Union School District
Newhall School District
Sulphur Springs School District

I teach every elementary school subject, including Math, Science, Social Studies, Grammar, Language Arts, Reading to all grades from Kindergarten to 6th grade. Additionally, I will supervise Physical Education and Music classes. I have also taught RSP classes as well as Special Education classes.

I have my CTC public school teaching certificate which is renewed annually. Moreover, I passed my CBEST Test, which is needed to become a substitute teacher. Furthermore, I have a bachelors degree from Brooklyn College which is a part of the City University of NY. I received my BA in English.

Other extensive childhood experience includes working with young actors and working for the YMCA as a Unit Leader and Youth Director.

Public Speaking

My college minor was Speech and Theatre. Additionally, I have appeared in several television shows, worked in the Entertainment Industry, and performed on stage in various community theater productions in my area. Moreover, I have performed stand-up comedy at such places as the Ice House, the Comedy Store and the Improv, to name a few.

Finally, while working at IBM several years ago, I was responsible for not only writing but performing at their sales meetings and awards ceremonies.

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Brooklyn College, CUNY (Writing )

Brooklyn College (City University of NY) (Other)

Patient, uderstandig and flexible Marla is approachable. She understands my son's needs and works with him patiently. She also is flexible and dependable. ...

— Suprio from Stevenson Ranch, CA on 10/13/11);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Marla will travel within 10 miles of Santa Clarita, CA 91350.

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