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Sue S.

Skokie, IL

$60/hr

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Lessons and Hebrew & Jewish Studies Tutoring

Background check passed as of 12/1/14
Usually responds in about 15 hours

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Lessons and Hebrew & Jewish Studies Tutoring

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I am a private Bar/Bat Mitzvah and Hebrew/Jewish Studies tutor. My approach to private tutoring is to make sure the student feels comfortable with his/her abilities, and to always give positive feedback on the work they have accomplished. I set my lesson plans for each student according to his or her special needs.

I have experience privately tutoring B’nai Mitzvah students in the following: Torah & Haftarah trope & blessings, dvar Torah (speech), and the leading of prayer services.

I have been in Jewish Education my entire professional career. I have worked in the supplemental religious school world as a principal, teacher and Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutor, as a private tutor in Ivrit (Hebrew) and Judaic Studies, a private Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutor, and as a sub in the Jewish Day schools.

I was a principal in three religious schools. In each position, I worked as an Ivrit (Hebrew) tutor for students in need of assistance helping them catch up with the curriculum. I have worked individually with students, one-on-one, all with different needs. I also have experience as a Hebrew language teacher in religious schools as well.

My educational background includes a bachelor's degree in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary, and a master's degree in Jewish Education from NYU.

Language:
Hebrew
Corporate Training:
Hebrew

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Approved subjects

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Hebrew

I am a qualified tutor in my field due to my educational background, as well as my professional experience in the field. In all my positions as a teacher, principal, and private tutor I bring forth my knowledge of the subject to enrich my students' learning. In addition, my approach to teaching and tutoring is to provide a comfortable environment for each student so he/she can succeed. I find it very important to know the student's strengths and areas of challenge so I can set up my lesson plans in such a way that the student can absorb the material and feel terrific about the knowledge he/she has mastered.

I possess a Bachelor's Degree in Jewish Studies and a Master's Degree in Jewish Education. I have been working in the supplemental religious school world my entire professional career as a teacher, a principal, a private Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutor, as well as a private Hebrew and Jewish Studies tutor.

Jewish Theological Seminary
Jewish Studies
NYU
Master's

Education

Jewish Theological Seminary (Jewish Studies)

NYU (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Travel policy

Sue will travel within 35 miles of Skokie, IL 60076.


About Sue

I am a private Bar/Bat Mitzvah and Hebrew/Jewish Studies tutor. My approach to private tutoring is to make sure the student feels comfortable with his/her abilities, and to always give positive feedback on the work they have accomplished. I set my lesson plans for each student according to his or her special needs.

I have experience privately tutoring B’nai Mitzvah students in the following: Torah & Haftarah trope & blessings, dvar Torah (speech), and the leading of prayer services.

I have been in Jewish Education my entire professional career. I have worked in the supplemental religious school world as a principal, teacher and Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutor, as a private tutor in Ivrit (Hebrew) and Judaic Studies, a private Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutor, and as a sub in the Jewish Day schools.

I was a principal in three religious schools. In each position, I worked as an Ivrit (Hebrew) tutor for students in need of assistance helping them catch up with the curriculum. I have worked individually with students, one-on-one, all with different needs. I also have experience as a Hebrew language teacher in religious schools as well.

My educational background includes a bachelor's degree in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary, and a master's degree in Jewish Education from NYU.

Education

Jewish Theological Seminary
Jewish Studies
NYU
Master's

Education

Jewish Theological Seminary (Jewish Studies)

NYU (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Skokie, IL 60076

Sue’s Subjects

Language:
Hebrew
Corporate Training:
Hebrew

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 Sue S.

Sue S. passed a background check on 12/1/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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