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Sara M.

Mary Poppins Tutoring

Slingerlands, NY (12159)

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30 miles
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Sara is a "Mary Poppins"-type tutor. She is a certified Teacher and Actress who brings a dramatic flair to tutoring your child. Combining her expertise in Math and English Language Arts with extensive experience in Theatre, she adds a "spoonful of sugar" to tutoring sure to make your child's learning more fun. Early in Sara's career, she actually was a nanny and enjoys the one-on-one relationship and special attention that tutoring affords. Whenever possible, she will bring an artistic perspective to the tutoring process including all of the arts- drama, dance, music and visual arts as well as role-play and improvisation as methods for teaching.
Sara is an Independent Teaching Artist and has NYS Teaching Certification in Theatre Arts and a Certificate of Qualification in Elementary Education. She has twenty-five years' experience in the field of education, teaching classes and coursework in K-12 schools, colleges, and for a variety of community organizations. She also is a perennial student herself with Masters degrees in Educational Theatre (NYU) and Business Administration (UAlbany) as well as graduate coursework in Educational Psychology and Special Education. Most important to the young students she works with is her "cheery disposition." Sara has "rosy cheeks, no warts, [and she] plays games, all sorts."

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Sara’s subjects

Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Aspergers, Phonics, Special Needs
Business, Career Development, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, French, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sewing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming
Corporate Training:
Business, Career Development, French, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Statistics

Elementary (K-6th)

I have my BA in Elementary Education from SUNY New Paltz and had NYS provisional certification until it expired. I recently became certified in Theatre Arts and have requested to reinstate certification in Elementary Education. I substitute regularly for local K-6 schools. I would be pleased to submit a transcript for your perusal.

Public Speaking

I have been an actress for 30+ years with experience teaching acting technique, creative movement, voice and diction.
I can assist with presentation skills including design, research, performance.
I have experience with MS Powerpoint.


I have an MA in Educational Theatre (NYU). I am knowledgeable in all areas of Theatre Arts including Performance (expertise in acting technique, creative movement, voice and diction); Technical Theatre (costume & sets); Theatre Management and Theatre Education. I have twenty-five years experience with professional theatre company.
I have been a private acting coach for college auditions; Consultant for theatre education and theatre management.

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SUNY- New Paltz

New York University (Master's)

SUNY - University at Albany (MBA)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sara will travel within 30 miles of Slingerlands, NY 12159.

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