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Tricia S.

Rockford, IL

$45/hr

Miss Tricia: Masters Degree/ Certified Teacher

Background check passed as of 6/17/14
Usually responds in about 16 hours

Miss Tricia: Masters Degree/ Certified Teacher

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I am a Certified Teacher-Kindergarten-9th grade. I have over 13 years experience working with all age groups, from pre-schoolers to college students, in various areas, especially Math & Reading. I have tutored English in the ESL English as a Second Language department, as well as been an Artist at the Arts Council teaching Spoken Word Poetry, Drama, Jewelry Making and Vocal Music in the school district. I have tutored and mentored a variety of students. Additionally, I have experience working in a university setting.

I love to learn and be creative. Learning can be enjoyable as well as a challenge. I enjoy learning, discussing and teaching many topics, such as, Math, Algebra, English, Reading, History, Geography, Science, Voice, Spoken Word Poetry, Recycled Jewelry and more. I would very much like to work with you or your child in all your educational adventures!

Testimonials

"Professional and Patient"

- Stacey, Rockford, IL on 10/25/14

"Ideal tutor for my daughter"

- Kevin, Rockton, IL on 10/13/14

"Incredible Tutor"

- Jennifer, Kirkland, IL on 10/9/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Sociology, Zoology
Computer:
Adobe Flash, Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer)
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminal Justice, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Ear Training, General Music, Piano, Songwriting, Voice (Music)
Art:
Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Piano, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Career Development, GED, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Fitness, Yoga
Corporate Training:
Adobe Flash, Career Development, Criminal Justice, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Proofreading, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary education teacher- my certification is IL K-9, Type 03. I also have middle school endorsements in Language Arts and Social Science. I have over 13 years experience working with elementary aged students.

Phonics

I am a Certified Teacher-Kindergarten-9th grade. I have tutored various grade levels in Phonics. Working in the English as a Second Language department, I did focused reading groups and individual tutoring. I also recently did a lot of phonics work in a neighboring city, working with 2 different schools. We focused on connecting sounds with letters or groups of letters, spelling patterns, consonant blends, vowel sounds and sight words.

Study Skills

I am a Certified Teacher-Kindergarten-9th grade. I have tutored both high school and college students in study skills. Working at a University, I also met with students on a weekly basis in order to provide strategies to help improve their study skills. We focused on time management, organization, test taking, outlining and note taking and strategies on how to do research and write a paper.

Rockford University
Sociology with Anth
Rockford University
Master's

Education

Rockford University (Sociology with Anth)

Rockford University (Master's)

Professional and Patient — Tricia is professional and patient. She has kept in good contact with me and always upbeat. I would recommend her as a tutor. ...

— Stacey, Rockford, IL on 10/25/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

2-4 students $75

Travel policy

Tricia will travel within 25 miles of Rockford, IL 61108.


About Tricia

I am a Certified Teacher-Kindergarten-9th grade. I have over 13 years experience working with all age groups, from pre-schoolers to college students, in various areas, especially Math & Reading. I have tutored English in the ESL English as a Second Language department, as well as been an Artist at the Arts Council teaching Spoken Word Poetry, Drama, Jewelry Making and Vocal Music in the school district. I have tutored and mentored a variety of students. Additionally, I have experience working in a university setting.

I love to learn and be creative. Learning can be enjoyable as well as a challenge. I enjoy learning, discussing and teaching many topics, such as, Math, Algebra, English, Reading, History, Geography, Science, Voice, Spoken Word Poetry, Recycled Jewelry and more. I would very much like to work with you or your child in all your educational adventures!

Testimonials

"Professional and Patient"

- Stacey, Rockford, IL on 10/25/14

"Ideal tutor for my daughter"

- Kevin, Rockton, IL on 10/13/14

"Incredible Tutor"

- Jennifer, Kirkland, IL on 10/9/14
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Education

Rockford University
Sociology with Anth
Rockford University
Master's

Education

Rockford University (Sociology with Anth)

Rockford University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

2-4 students $75

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Rockford, IL 61108

Tricia’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Sociology, Zoology
Computer:
Adobe Flash, Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer)
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminal Justice, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Ear Training, General Music, Piano, Songwriting, Voice (Music)
Art:
Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Piano, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Career Development, GED, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Fitness, Yoga
Corporate Training:
Adobe Flash, Career Development, Criminal Justice, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Proofreading, Statistics

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.


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