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Renee V.

Patient and Experienced Instructor - Specializing in Math & Reading

Mount Prospect, IL (60056)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I have over seven years of experience supporting students with learning disabilities/differences at the elementary and middle school levels. Areas of specialty include: small group, direct instruction in the areas of reading and math and development of organizational and executive functioning skills. Credentials: ISBE Professional Educators License (PEL) -Special Education, K-12. and Paraprofessional License.

My mission is to support, encourage and advocate for students with learning challenges. As a teacher, I strive to meet the student at their level, build a positive relationship built on trust and respect, and help the student learn new skills in order to achieve their academic goals.

I look forward to the opportunity to meet and work with you!

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Renee’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows
History:
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Business:
Microsoft Excel
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Proofreading

ADD/ADHD

I have successfully passed the Special Education General Curriculum test as well as the Learning Behavior Specialist I test through the Educator Certification System. My graduate coursework includes the following courses: "Characteristics of Students with Special Needs" and "Instruction Methods in Special Education." Also, I have seven years' experience supporting students with learning challenges (which include ADHD) in Mount Prospect School District 57.

Aspergers

I have completed my graduate coursework for a type 10 (special education) teaching certificate. Also, I have passed both the Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBSI)and Special Education Content Area tests through the Educator Certification System (ECS) in Illinois.

In addition, I have over seven years experience working with students with autism spectrum learning differences.

Autism

For the past two years, I have served as a 1:1 aide for a student with autism at the middle school level (School Dist. 57). During this time, I have successfully completed professional development courses in Autism (in-district) as well as the graduate level courses: Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Characteristics/Strategies-Mild/Moderate/Severe Learning Disorders through Quincy University.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have completed my graduate coursework to obtain a type 10 (K-12) teaching certificate. Also I have completed more than 80 observation hours at an elementary school where I gained experience teaching K-5th grade students.

Microsoft Windows

I have worked on Microsoft windows software applications for over 15 years and am a proficient user. As a compensation analyst for over four years, I created Microsoft excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and word processing documents daily.

Special Needs

As a graduate student in education, I have successfully completed my coursework (51 credit hours) towards a type 10 teaching certificate. I have passed the Special Education General Curriculum Test as well as the Learning Behavior Specialist I Test through the IL Education Certification System. Also, I have seven years experience supporting special needs students (grades 3-8).

Study Skills

For over seven years, I have counseled and assisted students at the middle school with organization and test preparation skills. Also, I have recently completed graduate coursework in Education in order to receive a type 10 (K-12) teaching certificate.

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Education

DePaul Universtiy (BA Communications)

Quincy University (Graduate Coursework)

Great Tutor, Very Happy, and My Son Loves His Sessions Every Week Renee has been working with my son since July and he has more confidence with his reading and looks forward to his sessions with her every week. I also see big difference as he loves to read everything he sees with no hesitation. I am grateful for this website and Happy we found Renee who is very patient and caring with my son. ...

— Cecilia from Mount Prospect, IL on 9/11/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Renee will travel within 15 miles of Mount Prospect, IL 60056.

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