Tara S. has not yet had a background check. After sending a message to Tara, you will be able to order a background check for $7.99. The check will be processed by First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.
As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.
I received a bachelor of arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a major in Education and a minor in theater arts. I began my career teaching elementary school in Chicago. I also worked abroad, teaching English as a foreign language to Korean students in Seoul, South Korea. I relocated to Los Angeles in 2000 and earned a professional California state credential to teach multiple subjects to children in kindergarten through grade 8. I am also certified to teach English to students in grades kindergarten through grade 12 and to adults. I have over 10 years of experience educating elementary and secondary school students. I have worked for unified school districts in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, and Compton. I have taught large and small groups in public schools and private institutions. I have also provided one on one instruction and tutoring to both children and adults. As a young student, I earned straight A's, and in college I was an honor student, graduating with a 4.9/5.0 grade point average. I have superb organizational and study skills that I encourage my students to employ. I love teaching students of all ages and am extremely patient and supportive. English and math are my strongest subjects and I love teaching English as a second language!
I possess a CA teaching credential that enables me to instruct English to students in grades k-12 and adults.
I will assist a future teacher in passing the CA Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST). I completed all three sections (math, reading, and writing) in one sitting and passed the exam the first time I took it. It is a standardized test administered to individuals who want to teach at public schools and gain a credential.
I possess a professional multiple subject CA teaching credential. I am certified to teach all subjects to students in kindergarten through grade 8.
I have a CLAD credential which enables me to teach ESL to students in grades k-12 and adults. I also taught EFL in Seoul, South Korea.
I have taught fitness classes to both children and adults. These classes included cardio, strength, stretch, cycling, and yoga. I have over ten years of experience working in the fitness industry as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer. I also taught physical education to elementary students.
I am certified to teach students in grades kindergarten through twelve. I have taught at high schools, as well as tutored high school students individually.
My undergraduate minor was theatre arts. I grew up performing in plays and musicals. As a teacher, I have enjoyed directing and producing student productions. I will assist you in improving your public speaking skills. We will practice pronunciation, annunciation, and projection.
Study skills can be learned at any age! Great study skills include organization, creating and following a plan, and making a commitment to a quiet time and space in which to study. I acquired terrific study skills in middle school, and they have helped me be successful throughout my academic career.
I was awarded a full scholorship to study theatre arts. I grew up performing in plays and musicals. As a teacher, I have enjoyed directing and producing student productions.
I possess a CLAD teaching credential, enabling me to teach ESL to children and adults. I have over ten years of experience teaching ESL. I am confident in my ability to assist a student in passing the TOEFL.
I have experience teaching writing to students in grades kindergarten through twelve. I have taught writing to adults, as well. My students have included native speakers and those learning English as a second or foreign language.
I have practiced yoga with children and adults. While teaching elementary and middle school, I incorporated yoga, meditation, and mindfulness into the academic curriculum. I completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training course.
Your first hour with any tutor is protected by our Good Fit Guarantee: You don’t pay for tutoring unless you find a good fit!
Usually responds in about 2 hours
Send Tara a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Tara or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now
If selected, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.