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Denise J.

Toledo, OH

$35/hr

Current Elementary Teacher and College Instructor ready to tutor

Background check passed as of 9/26/14
Usually responds in about 5 hours

Current Elementary Teacher and College Instructor ready to tutor

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Hello prospective parents and tutorees;
My name is Denise and I am ready to tutor your child in all elementary subjects plus Study Skills and ACT/SAT Reading and English skills. I have 20 years experience as an elementary teacher in all grades, an SAT/ACT tutor and college instructor. I am interested in tutoring in the Toledo, Ottawa Hills, Sylvania, Perryburg and Maumee area.

Testimonials

"Awesome tutor"

- Erin, Toledo, OH on 11/24/14

"Patient and knowledgeable"

- Roni, Temperance, MI on 5/10/13
English:
ACT English, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Psychology
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English,
ESL/ESOL, Reading,
SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, GED,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

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.

Dyslexia

I feel I am qualified to teach Dyslexic students because I have a Masters degree in Reading as well as a Reading endorsement in K through 12. Additionally, I have worked with special needs and dyslexic students in my current position as Math specialist in the public school system. Every day I see special needs students either in a self-contained classroom or mainstreamed class. Additionally, I have tutored dyslexic students in other settings. I also have a dyslexic daughter, whom I worked with and she did receive a Bachelor degree in Special Education.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently an elementary teacher. I have experience in grades K through 8. I hold a BS in Elementary Education and an MS.ED. I have tutored students of all ages in all subjects. Currently my primary job is a K-5 Math Specialist in a Public School system. Also, I have a special "softness" for children are struggling with Math as I have a daughter with a Math Disability and I have worked with her all the way from grade school through college and yes she is a college graduate!!

English

I have also taught English composition, essay writing for the ACT and College Writing skills.

GED

Additionally, I have expereince tutoring students for the GED test. I also teach Developmental Reading, English and Study Skills on a college level.

Phonics

I have taught Phonics at all ages. I hold a Masters in Reading and Literacy and certification to teach Reading K through 12.

Reading

I have a Reading endorsement and a Masters in Reading. I have tutored students of ages Kindergarten through college in Reading.

Special Needs

I am a certified teacher K through 8 all subjects and K through 12 Reading. Additionally, in my current position as Math Specialist in a local school system, I work with Special Needs students in self contained classrooms as well as in the regular ed classroom. I have worked with ADHD students, Learning Disabled, Autistic, Cognitivily Delayed and Behaviorally Handicapped students. Additionally, I have taught Math in the Multiple Handicap classroom.

Study Skills

I have developed and implemented my own Study Skills courses for students grades 3 through high school seniors. I have also tutored student one on one in Study Skills. I also teach Study Skills at a college level. Additionally, I have a Masters degree and certification in Reading.

BS Pennsylvania State University
Elementary Education
Univerisity of Akron
Master's
University of Findlay
MEd

Education

BS Pennsylvania State University (Elementary Education)

Univerisity of Akron (Master's)

University of Findlay (MEd)

Awesome tutor — I am so relieved I have found Denise and she has really helped my daughter in her reading and math. My daughter enjoys meeting with her and I would definitely suggest Mrs. Denise to everybody!! ...

— Erin, Toledo, OH on 11/24/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Denise will travel within 15 miles of Toledo, OH 43615.


About Denise

Hello prospective parents and tutorees;
My name is Denise and I am ready to tutor your child in all elementary subjects plus Study Skills and ACT/SAT Reading and English skills. I have 20 years experience as an elementary teacher in all grades, an SAT/ACT tutor and college instructor. I am interested in tutoring in the Toledo, Ottawa Hills, Sylvania, Perryburg and Maumee area.

Testimonials

"Awesome tutor"

- Erin, Toledo, OH on 11/24/14

"Patient and knowledgeable"

- Roni, Temperance, MI on 5/10/13
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Education

BS Pennsylvania State University
Elementary Education
Univerisity of Akron
Master's
University of Findlay
MEd

Education

BS Pennsylvania State University (Elementary Education)

Univerisity of Akron (Master's)

University of Findlay (MEd)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Toledo, OH 43615

Denise’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Psychology
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English,
ESL/ESOL, Reading,
SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, GED,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

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 Denise J.

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