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Mindy P.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$40/hr

Experienced English and Reading Teacher - SAT/ACT/Writing

Background check passed as of 3/26/14
Usually responds in about 1 hour

Experienced English and Reading Teacher - SAT/ACT/Writing

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I am an experienced teacher and tutor who loves to help students achieve their goals. I have a Bachelor's degree in English Education and a Master's degree in Reading Education. I have held positions teaching Language Arts and Reading, tutoring college students and adults, and working as a technical writer. I am willing to tutor as well and proofread and correct papers. I also have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Systems and I am very knowledgeable about all Microsoft applications, how to use the internet, social networking, and general computer skills.

Testimonials

"Mindy is a great ESL teacher!"

- Giovanny, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 11/20/13

"Great English Tutor!"

- Carolina, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 4/6/14

"Recommend for SAT Reading Tutoring"

- Sonia, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 9/30/13

"Very resourceful, reliable and honest!"

- Emily, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 12/25/12

"Great tutor"

- Caitlin, Hollywood, FL on 12/8/12

"Excellent Tutor"

- Grace, Miami, FL on 9/9/09
Computer:
General Computer,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
QuickBooks
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Business:
Business,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
QuickBooks
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL

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.

ACT English

I am an experienced ACT tutor. I taught a high school Intensive Reading class, which covers preparation for the FCAT and the ACT. I've also tutored high school students in ACT Reading, English, Writing, and testing skills. I focus on comprehension, grammar, writing, and test taking skills.

ACT Reading

I am an experienced ACT Reading teacher. I taught high school intensive reading classes and have helped many students prepare for their ACT tests. I use the Real ACT Prep Guide to teach reading comprehension, English, writing, and test-taking skills.

ADD/ADHD

I am a certified teacher who has worked with ADD and ADHD students. My son has ADD and I am very knowledgeable and experienced in the methods and techniques used in working with students with this disability.

Business

I am a small business owner. My husband and I started our own business from scratch in 2009, and we have grown a lot since then. I handle accounting, finances, marketing, PR, and human resources. I am familiar with all aspects of business functions.

English

I am a certified English teacher with extensive experience helping high school and college students write papers for their courses. I ensure papers are written using proper grammar and punctuation, follow teacher's guidelines, and follow APA format, if necessary.

ESL/ESOL

I am trained in ESL and have experience helping students who do not speak English as their native language improve their English pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar.

General Computer

I am proficient in all Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. I can help with general computer skills, including setting up Facebook profiles and picture albums, email accounts, and blogs. I can download software and remove unwanted applications. I can explain general internet skills and searches and recommend websites. If you need computer help, let me know!

Grammar

I am a certified English teacher with excellent grammar skills. I use different methods to teach grammar and can help you improve your speaking and writing skills.

Microsoft Excel

I am a small business owner and use Excel to keep track of our assets and customers in spreadsheets and workbooks. I can perform sorts, searches, and simple equations and also create graphs and charts.

Microsoft Word

I am an experienced Technical Writer with an English degree and I have created many documents using MS Word. I am familiar with all aspects of the application and produce well-written professional documentation.

Proofreading

I am a certified English teacher who has worked as a technical writer and English instructor. I am extremely proficient in proofreading papers, finding errors, and recommending corrections.

QuickBooks

I am a business owner and keep track of all our records and expenses in QuickBooks. I am proficient at entering new customers, vendors, and items, as well as entering payments and expenses and generating reports.

Reading

I have a Master's degree in Reading Education and I am a certified, experienced Reading teacher.

SAT Reading

I am a certified Reading teacher and have experience helping high school students prepare for the Reading and Writing portions of their SAT. I focus on test taking skills, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills.

SAT Writing

I am a certified English teacher with extensive experience in helping students prepare for the Reading and Writing portions of the SAT test.

Study Skills

I am a certified teacher who has taught middle school and high school and tutored college students. I can show you how to organize your lessons and activities and how to study effectively for various types of subjects.

Vocabulary

I have a Bachelor's degree in English and an excellent vocabulary. I use online and written lessons to teach vocabulary skills and help students greatly improve their vocabulary understanding and use.

Writing

I am a certified English teacher with many years of experience helping high school and college students write essays and papers using APA format following teacher's guidelines. I am an expert editor and can provide guidance on all aspects of writing.

Florida Atlantic University
English Education
Nova University
Master's

Education

Florida Atlantic University (English Education)

Nova University (Master's)

Mindy is a great ESL teacher! — Spanish is my native language and I had difficulties understanding English. Mindy has been tutoring me for more than a year in English, grammar, reading and writing. Since I've been working with Mindy, I have greatly improved my vocabulary, pronunciation, understanding English terminology, and writing. Mindy's tutoring has helped me in many areas of my life, such as my work environment and my soc ...

— Giovanny, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 11/20/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mindy will travel within 10 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33325.


About Mindy

I am an experienced teacher and tutor who loves to help students achieve their goals. I have a Bachelor's degree in English Education and a Master's degree in Reading Education. I have held positions teaching Language Arts and Reading, tutoring college students and adults, and working as a technical writer. I am willing to tutor as well and proofread and correct papers. I also have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Systems and I am very knowledgeable about all Microsoft applications, how to use the internet, social networking, and general computer skills.

Testimonials

"Mindy is a great ESL teacher!"

- Giovanny, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 11/20/13

"Great English Tutor!"

- Carolina, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 4/6/14

"Recommend for SAT Reading Tutoring"

- Sonia, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 9/30/13

"Very resourceful, reliable and honest!"

- Emily, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 12/25/12

"Great tutor"

- Caitlin, Hollywood, FL on 12/8/12

"Excellent Tutor"

- Grace, Miami, FL on 9/9/09
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Education

Florida Atlantic University
English Education
Nova University
Master's

Education

Florida Atlantic University (English Education)

Nova University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33325

Mindy’s Subjects

Computer:
General Computer,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
QuickBooks
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Business:
Business,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
QuickBooks
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL

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 Mindy P.

Mindy P. passed a background check on 3/26/14. The check was ordered by Mindy through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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