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Nathan H.

Oak Park, IL

$50/hr

Experienced Reading and Writing Tutor

Usually responds in about 21 hours

Experienced Reading and Writing Tutor

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I am a certified high school teacher endorsed to teach English, language arts and social studies. I have seven years of teaching experience working with students at all levels.

I have a strong background in helping struggling readers and writers develop their abilities for success in high school and preparing for and transitioning into college level reading and writing. Further, I have been successful at helping students prepare for and improve their scores on a variety of standardized tests including the ACT, SAT, Compass, Accuplacer, and GED.

Testimonials

"Great tutor!"

- Kerstin, Oak Park, IL on 1/20/14

"Very responsive and accommodating "

- Jill, Oak Park, IL on 1/20/14

"Delivered results!"

- Nancy, Oak Brook, IL on 6/27/13
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, 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.

ACT English

I have taught developmental English at Morton College and have tutored students through the UIC Center for Literacy as they prepare to take various standardized tests.

Social Studies

I have a Master's in Education with type 9 certification to teach Social Studies and English, Language Arts.

I have taught US History, Civil Law and Social Studies at Wells High School.

The Evergreen State College
University of Illinois Chicago
MEd

Education

The Evergreen State College

University of Illinois Chicago (MEd)

Great tutor! — My daughter first started working with Nathan in the spring of her junior year in high school. I originally hired him to help with ACT prep. Between the April and June tests, her English scores improved by 5 points! In addition, Nathan helped her with writing and essays. Most recently, now that she is in her senior year, Nathan has worked with my daughter on her college application essays. Nat ...

— Kerstin, Oak Park, IL on 1/20/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nathan will travel within 10 miles of Oak Park, IL 60304.


About Nathan

I am a certified high school teacher endorsed to teach English, language arts and social studies. I have seven years of teaching experience working with students at all levels.

I have a strong background in helping struggling readers and writers develop their abilities for success in high school and preparing for and transitioning into college level reading and writing. Further, I have been successful at helping students prepare for and improve their scores on a variety of standardized tests including the ACT, SAT, Compass, Accuplacer, and GED.

Testimonials

"Great tutor!"

- Kerstin, Oak Park, IL on 1/20/14

"Very responsive and accommodating "

- Jill, Oak Park, IL on 1/20/14

"Delivered results!"

- Nancy, Oak Brook, IL on 6/27/13
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Education

The Evergreen State College
University of Illinois Chicago
MEd

Education

The Evergreen State College

University of Illinois Chicago (MEd)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Oak Park, IL 60304

Nathan’s Subjects

English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, 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 Nathan H.

Nathan H. passed a background check on 1/4/13. The check was ordered by Nathan through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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