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While the majority of my career was as an auditor and accounting consultant, I am currently utilizing my training and experience as a tutor and substitute teacher. I am currently a licensed substitute teacher for the South Bend Community School Corporation and place emphasis on Math, English Grammar and Reading. It is my belief that mastering these skill sets in the primary grades (K-4) will go a long was to paving the way for an individual's academic and career success. If desired, I will meet with the student's teacher to understand what specific skills or concepts need reinforcement and design a tutorial plan to focus on improvement in the noted areas.
Additionally, I am able to offer assistance to individuals needing help with understanding accounting principles. As a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Fraud Examiner who has served in numerous accounting an audit management positions, I am able to not only explain the principles but provide real-life examples to reinforce understanding of them.
I was a math major in high school and took several math courses in collage which were helpful in preparing me for an accounting career. Algebra can be interesting (as well as practical and useful) if you have a solid grasp of the principles.
I am currently a licensed substitute teacher for the South Bend Community School Corporation and place emphasis on Math, English, Grammar and Reading. I studied math all through my high school and college years. In my work as an accountant, I have relied on my math skills to do my job. I currently enjoy teaching math and language arts to primary grade students. Following is a list of the major topics the are the focus of my work with students in primary grades. I'm sure I could devise a plan of study that would meet your needs.
Math - Basic math operations
Units of Measurement
Order of Mathematical Operations
Telling time - reading a clock
Using math to solve story problems
Reading - learning to sound out words, increase vocabulary and comprehension
English Grammar and Composing complete sentences. Ways to make your written sentences more interesting by using descriptive words and clauses.
Learning shapes and how to calculate their perimeters and areas using basic geometric equations and principles.
As a CPA and Internal Auditor, I have used Microsoft Excel spreadsheets extensively to make financial analysis easier and more accurate. I can teach you how Microsoft Excel can be a great help to you.
My profession as an auditor and consultant required that I utilize good reading skills. The tools that I use to help in comprehension can also work for you.
My work as a consultant required much report writing and developing techniques to assure that the credibility of my message wasn't diminished by misspelled words.
I am currently a licensed substitute teacher working in primary schools. I work daily with students on developing habits, which will help them maximize their learning experience. It is my belief that developing good study skills in a students early years, as well as proficiency in reading and basic math skills in primary school is fundamental to success in a student's future educational endeavors.
My professional experience as a CPA and consultant required that my spoken and written thoughts were communicated to result in action. Having a broad vocabulary allowed me to be better understood and it can do the same for you.
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