"If you treat an individual ... as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be."
Johann Wolfgang van Goethe
Thank you for taking the time to view my credentials. I am a parent as well as a teacher and understand the importance of your student’s education and his or her success, so please review my profile to determine if I am the most qualified to meet his or her needs. I hold a B.A. degree in English education with an endorsement in Journalism from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois. I studied Shakespeare and Art History abroad at Oxford University in Oxford, England. I have attended graduate school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Professionally, I have taught English at the secondary level for 15 years and have also spent time working with Special Education students.
My teaching credentials include teaching World Literature, British Literature, Reading, American Literature, Study Skills, and Humanities. I have spent time tutoring and mentoring in History, Religion, Biology, Earth Science, and Psychology, as well as provided ACT and GED preparation. Although I am certified to teach grades 6-12, I am extremely proficient at modifying materials for every grade level.
Currently, I am a teacher at an alternative private school. I love teaching and could not imagine doing anything else professionally. I welcome the opportunity to speak with you to discuss your student’s needs.
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