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Denise M.

King Of Prussia, PA

$50/hr

Tutor (Lower and Upper Elementary) Elem/Spec. Ed. Over 20 years' exp.

Background check passed as of 6/17/14
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Tutor (Lower and Upper Elementary) Elem/Spec. Ed. Over 20 years' exp.

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I am a Certified Teacher K-12 Spec. Education and Elementary Education. I am a certified provider of The Listening Program (TLP) which I use in my tutoring sessions. I am familiar and experienced in Orton-Gillingham and the Wilson Programs as well as the SRA Reading Comprehension Program, Readers's and Writer's Workshop to name a few. I have worked with students who have ADD/ADHD, Autism, Communication Impairment, Auditory Processing delays, Cognitive Impairment, Social and Emotional Issues as well as students in the regular classroom. I am currently taking technology and adult ed. teaching courses to keep current in my field. I have an FBI Clearance and have passes background checks in PA and NJ. I have worked under the Danielson Model of Teacher Evaluation and am trained in common core standards. I have experience in both public school/private school settings. I was named Teacher of the Year for my school district 2012-2013. References will be made available upon request.

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Dyslexia,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Handwriting,
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED
Corporate Training:
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.

ADD/ADHD

I hold a Master's degree from Temple University in special ed. and am certified to teach students with ADD/ADHD, autism, cognitive delays, reading and math disabilities, communication impaired, dyslexia and auditory processing problems. I have worked over 15 years in a public school district in NJ and prior to that 3 years in PA, teaching students with special needs. I am currently working with a student with severe ADD/ADHD and utilize strategies to successfully tutor this student. I also have training in designing and utilizing strategies for this student population including a graduate Applied Behavior Analysis course.

Dyslexia

I hold a Master's degree from Temple University in special ed. and am certified to teach students with ADD/ADHD, autism, cognitive delays, reading and math disabilities, communication impaired, dyslexia and auditory processing problems. I have worked over 15 years in a public school district in New Jersey and prior to that 3 years in Pennsylvania, teaching students with special needs. I have used the Wilson program and have had training in Orton-Gillingham.

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a B.S. from Temple University in elementary education and have taught regular education students for 5 years. I also hold a Master's degree from Temple University in special education and have 18 years experience in special education and inclusion classes.

Handwriting

I hold a B.S. in elementary education and an M.S. in special education from Temple University and am certified to teach in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I have professional training in a method called Handwriting Without Tears and have taught Handwriting for many years.

Special Needs

I hold a Master's degree from Temple University in special education and am certified to teach students with ADD/ADHD, autism, cognitive delays, reading and math disabilities, communication impaired, dyslexia and auditory processing problems. I have worked over 15 years in a public school district in New Jersey and prior to that 3 years in Pennsylvania, teaching students with special needs.

Writing

I have worked part time during my teaching career in advertising at Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc. which involved writing copy for advertisers for over 20 years. I also wrote extensively for a literary magazine in college and am a published writer under my former name, "Denise Stachura" for the Examiner website for articles on education. I have had experience teaching sixth grade in the elementary regular education class. I recently finished two post graduate courses and wrote extensively for my classes in the APA format that is taught in colleges and high schools.

Temple University
Elementary Education
Temple University
Master's
Strayer University
Enrolled

Education

Temple University (Elementary Education)

Temple University (Master's)

Strayer University (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

2 sessions per week: $40/session 3 or more sessions per week: $35/session

Travel policy

Denise will travel within 30 miles of King Of Prussia, PA 19406.


About Denise

I am a Certified Teacher K-12 Spec. Education and Elementary Education. I am a certified provider of The Listening Program (TLP) which I use in my tutoring sessions. I am familiar and experienced in Orton-Gillingham and the Wilson Programs as well as the SRA Reading Comprehension Program, Readers's and Writer's Workshop to name a few. I have worked with students who have ADD/ADHD, Autism, Communication Impairment, Auditory Processing delays, Cognitive Impairment, Social and Emotional Issues as well as students in the regular classroom. I am currently taking technology and adult ed. teaching courses to keep current in my field. I have an FBI Clearance and have passes background checks in PA and NJ. I have worked under the Danielson Model of Teacher Evaluation and am trained in common core standards. I have experience in both public school/private school settings. I was named Teacher of the Year for my school district 2012-2013. References will be made available upon request.

Education

Temple University
Elementary Education
Temple University
Master's
Strayer University
Enrolled

Education

Temple University (Elementary Education)

Temple University (Master's)

Strayer University (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required

2 sessions per week: $40/session 3 or more sessions per week: $35/session

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of King Of Prussia, PA 19406

Denise’s Subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Dyslexia,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Handwriting,
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED
Corporate Training:
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 M.

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