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Elliott D.

Your success is my mission. I am determined, patient and kind.

Lilburn, GA (30047)

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$45.00
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About me: As a certified, veteran Georgia educator, I taught every age group and almost all high school subjects at one time or another. As such, I am familiar with the expectations of the state curriculum and can successfully tutor students in many academic areas. Please read more about me below and check out my approved areas of instruction!

Credentials: I hold a B.S. in Psychology (Minor in English), a M.Ed. in Behavior Disorders, an Ed.S. in Special Education Administration, and an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership. I have 20 years of experience working with children and adults in need of assistance with emotional/behavioral problems and psychiatric illness. I am also certified as a Special Education Administrator in 4 states. I have extensive experience supervising special education teachers and programs.

How I can help: I can help students of psychology grasp a solid working knowledge of the various theories supporting the discipline. I can also help students understand the practical aspects of diagnostics and a number of counseling techniques. If you are an undergraduate student of psychology having trouble understanding theory or preparing for tests, contact me for solid results!

Is your special needs student getting all she/he is entitled to from the school system? I can help you effectively advocate getting your child's educational needs met at school. If you think your child is not being properly served at school under IDEA/IDEIA or 504, I will work with you to achieve proper services at your child's school.

When writing skills are a problem: If you are a high school or college student at any level in need of help with expository or technical writing, I can help you with organization, structure, and sentence construction. I have been going to school most of my life and possess many years of successful academic writing experience.

APA style, term papers, essays: I am a successful graduate student and have been writing APA style papers for twenty years. I have written hundreds of term papers and essays. Let me help you properly research, organize, and edit your work!

Personal policy: 1) I will give the first half hour of the first session for no cost. 2) I will not charge for any session with which you are not satisfied. 3) I will meet with you in any agreed upon location within 30 miles of my home.

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Elliott’s subjects

Math:
Science:
Psychology, Sociology
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Special Needs:
Test Preparation:

ADD/ADHD

Along with my formal academic training (B.S. Psychology, M.Ed. Behavior Disorders, Ed.S. Special Education, Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership), I have a combined 20 years of experience working with a large number of children and adolescents diagnosed with ADD or ADHD in the private hospital setting and the special education classroom. I possess current professional educator's certification in the fields of Behavior Disorders, Special Education Director, and Instructional Supervision from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

I am well acquainted with the educational and social challenges faced by children diagnosed with this disorder. I am also well acquainted with the behavioral and medical therapies used to treat the symptoms.

Business

Business owners:
I have opened and successfully operated a business in the transportation industry and consulted with other business owners on how to run their organizations. I can advise you on how to set up your business structure without a lawyer saving you hundreds of dollars. My doctorate is in the field of Organizational Leadership. As such, I can help you with fine tuning your business operations and development, as well as improve your employment, management, and personnel practices.

Business students:
If you are having trouble understanding or applying basic business concepts, I can assist you with organizing and articulating these concepts in a meaningful way. I can help you write more effective papers and prepare more successfully for tests.

Career Development

I hold an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership, and I have owned and operated several businesses. I have extensive experience writing resumes and coaching individuals in the skill of self-leadership. Self-leadership includes learning how to set professional career goals and developing a detailed plan to achieve them. I can help you get organized for your path to career success!

Dyslexia

I am certified in 4 states to teach children receiving special education services. This includes my professional certificate in Georgia. I have experience teaching students with Dyslexia in a one-to-one format using the Wilson reading program. I also have a solid understanding regarding success in overcoming Dyslexia related to the students overall, measurable ability.

English

I have many years of experience and a well developed expertise in writing many forms of documents. My experience includes critical essays, research papers, creative writing, and works in journalism. I minored in English Literature at Georgia State University and studied poetry and creative writing under David Bottoms (Poet Laureate of Georgia).

I can help you succeed in improving your writing skills or your critical skills regarding any English literary work.

Literature

I minored in English at Georgia State University and studied British Literature extensively. I am very skilled at writing critical essays on poetry and novels. My areas of strength in British Literature are the Romantic Period and the Victorian Period.

Please check out my profile. You will see that I have had many years of teaching experience.

Proofreading

As a lifelong student of education and the social sciences, I have extensive experience with proof reading research and composition papers, critical essays, business communication, and creative works. I am also a 17 year veteran educator and, as such, I have read and proof read hundreds of student papers. Finally, when I was a doctoral candidate, proof reading became a way of life. Please check out my profile and let me know if you would like my help.

Special Needs

Both my academic and career expertise are in working with children of all ages who face behavioral and/or emotional challenges. I can help you with designing a realistic behavior change plan for your child at home. I hold a Georgia educator's certificate in Behavior Disorders with endorsements in Special Education Director, and Instructional Supervision. If you are having trouble obtaining satisfactory help from the school system for your child, please let me help you negotiate a better solution!

Statistics

As a social science researcher, I have used advanced statistics in several projects with great success. I have 20 years experience as a professional educator and have taught many students with every learning style imaginable.

Study Skills

As a student of psychology, a certified teacher, and a lifelong scholar, I am well acquainted with educational foundations and the psychology of the learner. As such, I can help you learn the skills necessary to organize your academic work into manageable bits of information linked in logical patterns that can be associated with your current knowledge base for the purpose of meaningful processing. I can help you learn and retain new information more efficiently. My training in education and psychology provides me with expert knowledge of how to help you examine and discover the learning style(s) to which you are best suited. When you understand your own learning style(s), you can accommodate and assimilate new information and skills much more effectively.

If you are a high school or college student of any level experiencing trouble preparing for tests, quizzes, or exams-or retaining difficult concepts-I can help you achieve success!

Writing

I am a life long learner and I have 20 years of experience teaching students of all ages and learning styles. As such, my writing skills are well developed and I am confident that I can help any student make significant improvements in their ability to communicate effectively with the written word.

I have extensive experience with critical essays, research papers, journalism, instructional manuals, and creative writing.

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Education

Georgia State University (Psychology)

Georgia Southern University (MEd)

Argosy University (EdD)

Amazing Tutor who cares about his students!!! Mr. D is an amazing tutor who cares about your child's education. On the very first visit my 12th grader said, "Thank you so much mom, he's awesome!" which made me so happy to see my son so encouraged again. Elliott took the time to go over my son's homework and helped him develop a study plan. Mr. D is patient, caring and always willing help. I highly recommend Mr. D to any parent whose child is ...

— Kimberly from Lithonia, GA on 9/19/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

There is no charge for the first 30 minutes of the first session I give to a new student or client.

Travel policy

Elliott will travel within 20 miles of Lilburn, GA 30047.

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