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Jim S.

Teacher of American History, Sociology, and Psychology

Cliffside Park, NJ (07010)

Travel radius
2 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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I am a retired educator with 35 years of experience. I taught social studies in grades 7 & 8 for three years and high school social studies for 17 years before becoming a guidance counselor. I was a guidance counselor for five years; then the director of guidance for five years; then the vice principal in guidance for five years. Other than grades 7 & 8, I was in the same high school the entire time.
I retired in 2010 and have been a part-time volunteer at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY, the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival. I am a docent (trained tour guide) at the Center and work with visiting school groups. I also make educational presentations to other volunteers. In 2012 I was chosen as the Volunteer of the Year at the Center.
My philosophy is that "Reading is the best way to be a good student; reading is the only way to be a great student."

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Jim’s subjects

History:

American History

I have a permanent certificate to teach Social Studies in the State of NJ. I also have NJ Certificates in Psychology, Counseling, and School Administration.

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Education

University of Notre Dame (Sociology)

Fairleigh Dickinson University (Master's)

Montclair State University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jim will travel within 2 miles of Cliffside Park, NJ 07010.

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