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THERESA D.

Fort Collins, CO

$20/hr

Special Education Teacher Adapting to Learning Differences

Background check passed as of 11/24/13
Usually responds in about 1 day

Special Education Teacher Adapting to Learning Differences

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I am a masters level special education teacher with over 15 years of experience working with individuals with different abilities and learning styles. I have diagnostic, prescriptive, and instructional experience with Kindergarten through Transition Age students who need alternative programming.

I work to enhance a student's strengths and develop strategies to compensate for weaknesses.

My experience includes specialized reading, writing, math, and behavioral supports for alternative learners.

I am seeking a few very special students to tutor.

Thank you for your consideration.

Theresa

Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Autism, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Career Development, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
English, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development, GED, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TEAS, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have worked with children diagnosed with ADD and ADHD for over 15 years. The Nurtured Heart Approach by Howard Glasser has provided me with the tools I have needed to help these students be successful. Intense children have powerful strengths and are most rewarding to work with as a teacher.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Colorado State Certified Teacher's license in the are of special education generalist, Ages 5-21.

Special Needs

I have a master's degree in Special Education from Nova South Eastern University. In addition, I have done postgraduate work on Specific Learning Disabilities at Bethel University in Minnesota.

I am a Colorado State Certified Special Education Teacher, Ages 5-21.

In addition to my educational background I have over 15 years of experience with specialized curriculum for differentiated learners.

Study Skills

I taught study skills as a Special Education Resource Teacher for Minneapolis Public Schools and for The College of the Redwoods.

I like to start sessions with my collection of favorite learning style inventories.

University of Wisconsin
English
Nova Southeastern University
Master's
Bethel University
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Wisconsin (English)

Nova Southeastern University (Master's)

Bethel University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $20.00

Cancellation: 16 hours notice required

Travel policy

THERESA will travel within 10 miles of Fort Collins, CO 80521.


About THERESA

I am a masters level special education teacher with over 15 years of experience working with individuals with different abilities and learning styles. I have diagnostic, prescriptive, and instructional experience with Kindergarten through Transition Age students who need alternative programming.

I work to enhance a student's strengths and develop strategies to compensate for weaknesses.

My experience includes specialized reading, writing, math, and behavioral supports for alternative learners.

I am seeking a few very special students to tutor.

Thank you for your consideration.

Theresa


Education

University of Wisconsin
English
Nova Southeastern University
Master's
Bethel University
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Wisconsin (English)

Nova Southeastern University (Master's)

Bethel University (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
16 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Fort Collins, CO 80521

THERESA’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Autism, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Career Development, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
English, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development, GED, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TEAS, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for THERESA D.

THERESA D. passed a background check on 11/24/13. The check was ordered by THERESA through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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