Learning is more meaningful when someone is giving you attention, encouragement, and guidance.
Our biggest responsibilities in life are to help others and to continually grow in our abilities and experiences. This is why I love to teach.
I am licensed in IL with a K-12 certificate. I have teaching experience at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. This includes: general music classes (pre-K to 8th gr), band rehearsals and classes (4th - 12th gr), individual instruction on all band instruments (4th - 12th gr), and substituting in elementary and middle school classrooms.
Musical studies involve learning through reading, writing, listening, verbalizing, reasoning, research, interacting, teamwork, fine motor skills, and artistic creativity - therefore touching every subject in the curriculum. My educational background and experience has allowed me to work with students in multiple subject areas.
The most productive and rewarding part of teaching for me is found in the individualized instruction - working one-on-one and in small groups. My goal is for my students to grow every day and become successful life-long learners.
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