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Katherine C.

Glendale Heights, IL

$35/hr

English Teacher

Background check passed as of 8/17/13
Usually responds in about 19 hours

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I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English/Education from Northeastern University and a Master of Science Degree from Depaul University. I have taught high school in the city of Chicago for three years and I have taught Computer Science at Wright Junior College for about seven years.

As far as tutoring, I have tutored ESL students in English and I have tutored children in English from Kindergarten to High School. Also,I received a Fellowship to the University of Chicago for being picked as one of the best English teachers in Chicago. I have also worked in the private sector as a Computer Trainer for the Microsoft Software programs. I like people and I like to help them learn.

Testimonials

"Great tutor for reading"

- Zenia, Melrose Park, IL on 11/11/13
Katherine replied on 11/29/2013

Thank you for the nice response.

"Great tutor"

- Ai, Bloomingdale, IL on 7/14/14

"Very kind"

- Ev An, Hinsdale, IL on 11/5/13

"A big help!"

- Julie, Elmhurst, IL on 9/19/13

"Excellent tutor."

- Jane, Bloomingdale, IL on 4/19/13
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English,
Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

My subject is English, which also consists of reading, grammar, writing, literature and learning English as a second language. I am certified to teach all of the above.

Northeastern Illinois University
DePaul
Master's

Education

Northeastern Illinois University

DePaul (Master's)

Great tutor for reading — I am so happy I found Katherine to help my son in reading. She has a lot of patience and knowledge. She is doing a great job helping my son. ...

— Zenia, Melrose Park, IL on 11/11/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katherine will travel within 10 miles of Glendale Heights, IL 60139.


About Katherine

I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English/Education from Northeastern University and a Master of Science Degree from Depaul University. I have taught high school in the city of Chicago for three years and I have taught Computer Science at Wright Junior College for about seven years.

As far as tutoring, I have tutored ESL students in English and I have tutored children in English from Kindergarten to High School. Also,I received a Fellowship to the University of Chicago for being picked as one of the best English teachers in Chicago. I have also worked in the private sector as a Computer Trainer for the Microsoft Software programs. I like people and I like to help them learn.

Testimonials

"Great tutor for reading"

- Zenia, Melrose Park, IL on 11/11/13
Katherine replied on 11/29/2013

Thank you for the nice response.

"Great tutor"

- Ai, Bloomingdale, IL on 7/14/14

"Very kind"

- Ev An, Hinsdale, IL on 11/5/13

"A big help!"

- Julie, Elmhurst, IL on 9/19/13

"Excellent tutor."

- Jane, Bloomingdale, IL on 4/19/13
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Education

Northeastern Illinois University
DePaul
Master's

Education

Northeastern Illinois University

DePaul (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Katherine’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English,
Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

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 Katherine C.

Katherine C. passed a background check on 8/17/13. The check was ordered by Katherine through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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