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Mary M.

Franklin Square, NY

$60/hr

Experienced, Caring Professional

Background check passed as of 12/15/11
Usually responds in about 6 hours

Experienced, Caring Professional

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As a mother of five and life-long learner, I truly value the benefit of education.

I am NYS certified teacher licensed in English (7-12), Middle School Education (5-9), Childhood Education (1-6) and Special Education, For over 20 years I have worked with students of all ages and in all learning environments, from infants to adults -- from child care to college.

My goal is simple -- to help students reach their educational goals.

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor!!!!!!"

- Simma, Elmont, NY on 1/31/12
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Word
Language:
TOEFL
History:
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Business:
Career Development,
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development,
Grammar, Microsoft Word

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.

Career Development

My experience includes two years as an adjunct professor working with returning adult students @ SUNY Empire State College in the Student Support Services Lab where I counseled students in academic and career planning.

Dyslexia

My experience working with Dyslexic students as a Special Educator in the NYC Public School system had me working on reading skills with Dyslexic students in the Integrated Collaborative Classroom. I conducted DRA Assessments to target student ability and need, and worked with a variety of reading programs and self-created strategies to help Dyslexic students.

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a Professional Certification in New York State for Childhood Education 1-6.

Phonics

I owned and operated a licensed NYS home child care for five years, working with students as young as three and four –years old teaching pre-reading and reading acquisition skills, including phonics.

Social Studies

As a NYC Middle School Generalist I taught both 7th and 8th grade Social Studies to both General Education and Special Education populations.

Study Skills

As an Academic Advisor for five years in the NYC Public School system, I worked with students helping them to gain the appropriate work and study skills to be successful students.

SUNY Empire State College
Cultural Studies
Queens College, CUNY, New York
MEd

Education

SUNY Empire State College (Cultural Studies)

Queens College, CUNY, New York (MEd)

Excellent Tutor!!!!!! — Mary is an excellent tutor and a very warmhearted person. She is an intelligent woman with a right plan to guide anyone in a right direction. She has been very patient and accommodating to my needs. She went out of her way to prepare review sheets for the test. She has a lot of experience in teaching. I feel very comfortable and confident after having six sessions with Mary. I highly recommen ...

— Simma, Elmont, NY on 1/31/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mary will travel within 15 miles of Franklin Square, NY 11010.


About Mary

As a mother of five and life-long learner, I truly value the benefit of education.

I am NYS certified teacher licensed in English (7-12), Middle School Education (5-9), Childhood Education (1-6) and Special Education, For over 20 years I have worked with students of all ages and in all learning environments, from infants to adults -- from child care to college.

My goal is simple -- to help students reach their educational goals.

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor!!!!!!"

- Simma, Elmont, NY on 1/31/12
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Education

SUNY Empire State College
Cultural Studies
Queens College, CUNY, New York
MEd

Education

SUNY Empire State College (Cultural Studies)

Queens College, CUNY, New York (MEd)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Franklin Square, NY 11010

Mary’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Word
Language:
TOEFL
History:
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Business:
Career Development,
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development,
Grammar, Microsoft Word

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 Mary M.

Mary M. passed a background check on 12/15/11. The check was ordered by Mary through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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