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Lisa S.

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Louisville, CO (80027)

Travel radius
20 miles
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I am happy to tutor you in any subject that I feel capable of teaching. After over 25 years of experience teaching grades K-12 in Southern California and in Colorado, I can say that I have learned how to make curriculum accessible to all students. You might think this is a bold declaration, however I believe that with the appropriate assessment and evaluation of needs I am capable of prescribing an educational program unique to your needs. I am a good listener and I stay focused and insure that you stay focused also. I know that learning isn't always easy. I am willing to do what it takes to help you build the confidence and skills to learn what you need to learn to achieve your goals. In addition to being a teacher I have been a Native Language Tutor and I have also tutored High School and Middle School students. As a Native Language Tutor I worked with individuals and small groups of students learn English and achieve grade level proficiency in other academic areas. The Secondary-level students that I tutored improved in the areas that we worked on; High School Spanish, Reading, and Math. The most rewarding moments of my career have been when my students say, "Now I get it!"

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Lisa’s subjects

Algebra 1, Geometry, SAT Math
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
ACT Science, Anthropology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Sociology
American History, Anthropology, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Reading, SAT Math, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, PSAT, SAT Math, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Spanish

Algebra 1

I passed the Algebra 1 test with WyzAnt. I am patient and thorough while instructing Math because it is a subject at which I have to work hard.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a current Professional Teaching License from Colorado with an en endorsement in Linguistically Diverse Education.


I have experience teaching phonics to Kindergartners through Middle School English Language Learners. In addition, as a Reading Recovery Teacher and a Native Language Tutor one of my primary objectives was to teach English Reading through phonics.

Salsa Dancing

I consider myself a good Salsa Dance Teacher. I know the basic steps, rhythm, and basic body movements that transfer to all partner dancing; frame and partner position and hand pressure between partners. I can also teach turns, styling, and variations. I have been dancing for around 15 years and I have taken lessons from several well-known instructors in Los Angeles. Currently, I dance once a week. I am very good at teaching basic latin dancing. It is one of my passions.

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Cal State, Northridge

Cal State, Northridge (Other)

CU Denver (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lisa will travel within 20 miles of Louisville, CO 80027.

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