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To Prospective Clients:
I would like for you to understand that I am a tutor/instructor that can offer you a kind of support that is unparalleled. As a student that grew up with a learning disability and attention deficits, I personally understand how to develop the social skills that are needed in order to sustain in classroom. In addition, I have spent 12 years teaching middle school in all subjects at some point in my career. Also, I was given the students with special needs as well as differently talented or out-of-the-box type of students. Finally, I am a parent of a gifted child that can be viewed as an Apserger's child. My educational background is diverse on many levels. My main goal though is to provide instruction that is centered around him or her. As I connect and engage with your child, we will develop a love for learning that can be sustained throughout life. For your child, I will differentiate by whatever means necessary so that they will feel success. I look forward to working with your child and you.
I spent 12 years working with students that are ADHD/ADD and other anxiety related emotional processing issues in an inclusive classroom. I too am ADHD and have a child that is ADHD.
I am a certified teacher grades K-9 in Illinois (03). I currently homeschool my kindergartner and fifth grader (who is reading well above grade level). In addition, I have 14 years of teaching reading in diverse settings as both an interventionist and primary reading teacher K-12. Also, I was a literacy coach to reading teachers and was trained by the Consortium of Reading Excellence in areas of phonics K-12.
I have taken this exam and passed. I have two master's degrees in education including educational leadership (observation of teachers).
I have been teaching and tutoring for 12 years in the area of study skills. I am a current certified teacher in Illinois.
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