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Andy L.

German, Math, Grammar, Composition, Public Speaking, Football Tutoring

Glen Ellyn, IL (60137)

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I can help you with language, math, grammar - but most important, I can help you when you want to speak to others. I have over 30 years of experience speaking to several different audiences: School Boards, teams, classrooms, individuals. If you need motivation, I am here. If you need support, I am here. If you need help with your studies - regardless of my simple talents in language and math - I am here to help you get through.

If you need someone to bounce thoughts off as well, I can help you synthesize and get to the best of your thoughts.

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Andy’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, German, Grammar, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Vocabulary
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Vocabulary

Algebra 1

I taught Algebra at Mt. Carmel H.S. in Chicago, Miami Norland Senior High in Miami, and at Lake Park H.S. in Roselle, IL over 33 years.

Elementary Math

I taught Algebra I, Pre-Algebra, Algebra Part I, Modified Algebra and Finite Math at the high school level over 33 years. Since retiring from teaching I have continued to tutor in these subjects and Elementary Math.


I taught German and lived in Germany over a 34-year career. I tutor speech as well, know the International Phonetic Alphabet and Phonetics in general. Writing, Morphology and Syntax are strong points for me.


I was the Head Football Coach at Lake Park High School, Roselle, IL for 17 years; 7 years prior as Defensive Coordinator; 2 as Assistant Coach at Freshman, then Varsity level. In 2011 I retired from teaching, coached football in Marburg, Germany on the Defensive Line. In 2012 I returned to Lake Park H.S. to coach Offensive Line, and will return for next year.

I began coaching football at Wheaton Central H.S., Wheaton, IL in 1978 at the Freshman level. My next position was Assistant Coach at Mt. Carmel H.S., Chicago, IL from 1980-1984. I moved to Miami, FL to teach and coach at Miami Norland Senior H.S., as an assistant, from 1984-5, before returning to Illinois and Lake Park H.S.

I have coached every position at some level in the game. Next year will mark my 35th season.


I graduated with a B.A. With Honors in German from Lake Forest College, have taught German for over 30 years at the high school level. I taught Elementary German at Northwestern University as a graduate student, and earned an M.A. in German there.

I retired from teaching on 27. May 2011, and was coaching (American) football in Germany on 28. May for the Marburg Mercenaries.


I studied and used Phonics in German, using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
I am also an experienced public speaker as President of a Teachers Association, Head Football Coach and Educator.

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Lake Forest College

Northwestern University (Master's)

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Excellent teacher! My son is very pleased working with Andy. In addition, I received very favorable feedback from the recipient of a letter translated into German by Andy. ...

— Steven from Winfield, IL on 6/13/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $38.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

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Andy will travel within 20 miles of Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.

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