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Laura G.

Chicago, IL

$35/hr

Highly Qualified, Effective English Tutor and Writer

Background check passed as of 8/30/14
Usually responds in about 15 hours

Highly Qualified, Effective English Tutor and Writer

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As a certified teacher and professional writer, I am well-qualified to assist students with English/Language Arts, Reading, History, and Writing. With a journalism degree from one of the best journalism schools in the country, Northwestern University, and a Master's in Education, I have excellent academic credentials. Junior high students I have taught have routinely been accepted into honors English in high school and reported that their first year was a breeze.

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology
History:
American History, Anthropology, European History, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a masters in Education and am a certified teacher. I have taught elementary school for eight years, successfully increasing students' reading and math scores and improving their writing skills.

Public Speaking

I have studied Journalism at Northwestern University and been a public speaker for the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and international marketing associations.

Social Studies

I have an endorsement for teaching Social Studies in middle school.

Study Skills

For the past year I have successfully tutored students on Study Skills at Huntington Learning Center.

Northwestern University
Journalism
Governors State University
Master's

Education

Northwestern University (Journalism)

Governors State University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Laura will travel within 20 miles of Chicago, IL 60652.


About Laura

As a certified teacher and professional writer, I am well-qualified to assist students with English/Language Arts, Reading, History, and Writing. With a journalism degree from one of the best journalism schools in the country, Northwestern University, and a Master's in Education, I have excellent academic credentials. Junior high students I have taught have routinely been accepted into honors English in high school and reported that their first year was a breeze.

Education

Northwestern University
Journalism
Governors State University
Master's

Education

Northwestern University (Journalism)

Governors State University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Chicago, IL 60652

Laura’s Subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology
History:
American History, Anthropology, European History, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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 Laura G.

Laura G. passed a background check on 8/30/14. The check was ordered by Laura through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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