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Barbara A.

Photography, Software, Algebra and Elementary School Subjects

Mantoloking, NJ (08738)

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Hi! I can tutor people in many different subjects. I also love teaching students photography! My professional credentials are that I have worked two years as a substitute teacher, para professional, shadow and teacher's assistant. I am just about to receive my certification of eligibility to teach in public schools for fall of 2013. At the same time, I will receive an endorsement to teach in a special education classroom. I have a Professional Photography Certificate. In the past, I have helped children in the Girl Scouts earn their photography badges and have taught older college students. I also have a certificate for both CPR 1 and First Aid.

I am experience helping students with a variety of disabilities as a student teacher, shadow and as an assistant teacher. I have shadowed students with autism and have applied various refocusing techniques to help them throughout the school day. One job I had involved coming up with different techniques with an occupational therapist to help a student’s sensory and orientation issues. I truly believe students with all disabilities can overcome their limitations, and that they need more one-on-one interaction. In my opinion, it is important to encourage creativity and exercise to help bring balance to their lives. One of my favorite experiences was working at SHHRC. This is an organization that helps students overcome their various limitations by teaching them to ride horses. It was one of the more rewarding experiences I have had. As a student teacher, I have taught 25 students in a class with different learning styles. Also, as a para professional, I have helped students with fractions.

My tutoring approach depends on the subject that is being taught. I generally love adding creativity to everything I teach. I also love motivating people at all ages! It is fulfilling helping others to reach their goals! Tutoring others, I excel at adapting instruction and helping students with study skills.

Thank you for your time! Hope to hear from you soon!


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Barbara’s subjects

Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
GED, Praxis
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, Study Skills
Special Needs:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Adobe Photoshop, Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Study Skills, Vocabulary
American History, World History
Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography
Algebra 1, Probability
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Vocabulary


I have worked and taught numerous students with ADD and ADHD in a Special Education setting. I am able to get students to focus on the task at hand and explain the what needs to be done. I have also worked on a team to help implement various intervention strategies.


Hi! I have been a Para, Student Teacher and have been a Shadow for students of Autism. I have a wide variety of experiences adapting instruction to help them reach their educational goals! Teaching these students are rewarding!


I am proficient at cooking a variety of meals. I can make pasta from scratch and love to experiment with different flavor profiles. I am also familiar with cooking Vegetarian and Vegan. My specialties are Macaroons, Eggplant Parmesan, and a variety of hearty soups.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am about to get my Certification of Eligibility to teach K-6th grade. I have been a tutor and a substitute teacher for two years now. As a result, I do have a strong understanding of all subject matters.


I have a professional photography certification for Portraiture and Commercial Photography. I am advanced at using Adobe Photoshop applications, which includes restoration and image manipulation. I know how to use all the tools and filters. Through my own images, I do a lot of working in various layers. I have helped many children and adults learn all areas of photography.


I have taken the Praxis as I was a student and have learned valuable study skills for passing the Praxis II Elementary Exam. I have a wealth of information in the subjects of Science, Math, Social Studies and Language Arts.

Special Needs

I have been a substitute teacher for students of all learning styles. For instance, I have helped students with ADHD, autism and developmental delays. I will soon be eligible to teach special education students in public schools.

Study Skills

As a paraprofessional, I have helped many students with ADHD. I even had to work with a team, and was shown how to utilize various focusing techniques. I know how to adapt instruction so that it is easy for all students to retain the information.

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Barbara will travel within 20 miles of Mantoloking, NJ 08738.

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