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Susan P.

Reading teacher of the year

Woodstock, NY (12498)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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Dr. Susan has honed her tutoring skills during her years as a doctoral student, school administrator, college professor, and teacher of special needs and gifted children. She was honored as the Teacher of the Year. Using a combination of Orton Gillingham, original strategies and researched best practices, she has successfully helped numerous students from kindergarten to college realize their potential. She recognizes that learning is optimized when student strengths are incorporated into remedial strategies. Her approach incorporates multisensory strategies with individualized approaches that match each student's unique learning profile.

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Susan’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Public Speaking
Business:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
History:
English:

ADD/ADHD

I have completed a masters degree in special needs including specialties in the twice exceptional child who may present adhd, and gifted behaviors.

Aspergers

I am certified in special education and have a masters in this area.

Autism

I am certified as a public school educator in special education and have a masters degree in this area

Dyslexia

I am a certified teacher of the handicapped with a masters in special education. I have taught dyslexic children for sever years in public schhols in nj.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 18 years of elementary teaching experience in regular and special education and am certified K - 8

Phonics

During my 18 years serving as a certified elementary and special education teacher, i taught reading and language arts, including phonics.

Public Speaking

During my 18 years serving as a certified elementary and special education teacher, i taught reading and language arts, including public speaking. As a college administrator at Montclair University I coached teachers on public speaking and gave many speeches myself.

Reading

Dr. Susan has developed reading curriculum used by thousands of teachers and students. The strategies she has designed were developed during her years as a resource teacher providing remedial instruction for struggling readers. She teaches diagnostically, recognizing that each reader has a unique profile that deserves a unique set of well matched strategies.

Social Studies

During my 18 years serving as a certified elementary and special education teacher, i taught reading and language arts, including social studies. I received two awards for curriculum i developed on integrating social skills in the history curriculum.

Special Needs

I have a masters in special education and am certified as a teacher of the handicapped.

Spelling

Dr. Susan has designed targeted lessons based on skills she acquired during her years as a resource teacher providing remedial instruction for struggling Students. She teaches diagnostically, recognizing that each student has a unique profile that deserves a unique set of well matched strategies. Many highly intelligent individuals struggle with spelling. Her techniques pull from many approaches and address multiple causes for these issues.

Study Skills

During my 18 years serving as a certified elementary and special education teacher, I taught reading and language arts, including study skills. As an assistant superintendent of schools, I developed a study skills curriculum.

Vocabulary

Anyone can use flash cards and attempt to memorize hundreds of words. But for most students, this proves to be futile. Dr. Susan uses a varied approach that taps visual, auditory and conceptual cues to build vocabularies that will benefit students on tests as well as in life.

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Education

College of New Jersey (Art and special educ)

William Paterson University - (Master's)

SETON HALL UNIVERSITY Higher Education Leadership (EdD)

Amazing Tutor I can only say great things about Susan. She has been doing such a great job with our son. He as learned so much from her in the short time that she has been tutoring him. He looks forward to seeing her and is eager to to learn. I just wish that I would have found her sooner. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a great tutor for their child. ...

— Sherry from Woodstock, NY on 5/1/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Susan will travel within 20 miles of Woodstock, NY 12498.

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