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Mary R.

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Fairport, NY (14450)

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Hello, I am an educator with over 20 years of experience. l have worked as a classroom teacher, a resource teacher, an educational consultant, and a tutor. My professional background includes teaching in all core subjects with particular expertise in special education, study skills, art, computer graphics, biology, math k-10th grade and writing. I also have extensive education and experience in the fields of art and biology. If you are searching for a tutor who can offer a creative presentation to a broad range of subjects from primary level through college level, feel free to contact me. I have a Bachelor's degree in Special Education from Southern Connecticut State University. I have additional undergraduate work in English and Writing from Western Connecticut State University. I have completed Graduate course work in Reading Instruction at SUNY Geneseo. I completed my Master's degree in Medical Illustration at Rochester Institute of Technology.

* My students have been successful in completing their work and reaching their goals.
* I offer a kind, caring, and creative approach with students of all needs.
* My experience has included work with students from primary level through college level.
* I would love the opportunity to work with you the student, or your child.

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Mary’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
ASVAB, GED, Regents, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Algebra 1, Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Adobe Photoshop, Art History, Drawing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Geography, World History
Anatomy, Biology, Physical Science, Physiology, Psychology
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing


I have a degree in Medical Illustration. I am also a professional Medical Illustrator. I have experience in surgical, molecular, and microbiological illustration I am able to demonstrate and clarify concepts in the subject of Anatomy through visual aids and experiential lessons. With my expertise and guidance, I am able to help students pass coursework in Anatomy.

Art History

I have many years of training in Art and Art History. I attended Monroe Community where I majored in Fine Art. I graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the Graduate Department of Medical Illustration. I have completed studies in Art History, History of Interior Design, History of Anatomical Illustration, History of Surgical Illustration and History of Modern Art. I am extensively trained and experienced in Fine Art, Design and Illustration. I also have experience in archival photograph restoration. Finally I have over 18 years of experience in the field of education.


I have a Master's degree in Medical Illustration. I have taught biology in grades 4 through 12. I am able to explain and demonstrate concepts in biology. I have helped many students pass their exams for biology both in their course work and in standardized testing like Regents exams.


I have extensive education and experience in the field of art and design.
I am close to completing my Masters Degree in Medical Illustration at
Rochester Institute of Technology.
My studies have also included intensive education in Biology.
So I feel I am qualified in this area as well.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked as a classroom teacher in residential settings for students at the second through seventh grade level. I have also taught at a day treatment facility for students at the second through fifth grade level. I have worked as a resource teacher on a pull out basis for students in the 4th through 6th grade level. I also substitute taught for many years though out the Rochester, NY area.


I have taught phonics to special needs students from primary level through high school level for many years. I have worked with students in recognizing concepts such as vowel sounds, vowel combinations, diphthongs, consonant blends, digraphs, decoding multi-syllable words, decoding words with prefixes and suffixes.


I am able to demonstrate and clarify concepts in the subject of Physiology through visual aids and experiential lessons. With my expertise and guidance, I am able to help students pass coursework in Physiology.

Public Speaking

I have extensive experience in English, Writing,and classroom teaching. I have been trained and educated in effective public speech, rhetoric, persuasive argument, and humor.

Special Needs

I have taught in self contained classes and resource rooms as a Special Education teacher. In addition I have over 20 years of experience.
My area of expertise has been working with students with learning challenges, including students in grades 1 through 8 in all academic areas, including reading, writing and math.
My students respond well to my caring and direct approach. With my help, they are able to succeed in reaching their academic goals.

Study Skills

I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.

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Southern Connecticut State University (Special Education)

SUNY Geneseo (Master's)

Rochester Institute of Technology (Master's)

Great Progress Mary has been working throughout the summer with our daughter and we're seeing real progress. Mary keeps our daughters attention throughout the lessons, makes them fun and interesting. We feel very fortunate to have her as a tutor. Our daughter will have caught up tremendously by the time the next school year begins. ...

— Phil from Fairport, NY on 7/30/14);

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Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

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Mary will travel within 30 miles of Fairport, NY 14450.

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