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Curtis C.

Lansdale, PA

$55/hr

Expert in subject areas with experience being the best teacher

Background check passed as of 10/6/13
Usually responds in about 8 hours

Expert in subject areas with experience being the best teacher

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I am an expert in the subject areas listed that you need help. I have over 10,000 hours of experience. My easygoing style is effective and produces outstanding results. I can help motivate you to do your best and am capable of strengthening your weaknesses and maintaining your strengths. My tutoring and coaching is expanding because of highly satisfied students. I'll travel to your location and am flexible in my ability to accommodate your schedule.

I believe that if you're average I can make you good. If you're good I can make you great.
If you're great I can make you one of the best and help you achieve the maximum of your potential.

I am a Certified PA Reading Specialist with extensive experience on both the middle and high school levels in my subject areas with semi professional experience in theatre.
I previously coached basketball on the high school level and am a current coach for over 20 years in track and cross country for high school students along with middle school students. I have a B.A. in English concentrating in speech and drama and an MS in Reading.

Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English,
Reading,
Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Track & Field
Corporate Training:
Proofreading,
Public Speaking

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.

Basketball

I coached both male and female college athletes on two different intramural basketball teams at LaSalle College, after I graduated from LaSalle.

I was the frosh basketball coach at St Joseph's Prep High School (all males) in Philadelphia, PA, for two years.

I then was asked to move up and become an assistant varsity basketball coach at St. Joseph's Prep High School (all males) in Philadelphia, PA for two additional years. During this time I also was responsible for scouting upcoming opponents.

I have done private training in basketball for athletes who requested my services.

English

I have B.A. in English. and a M.S. in Reading. I taught English and Shakespeare in High school for over 15 years. I taught Language Arts to middle school students for over four years.

Literature

I have a B.A. in English concentrating in Speech and Drama. I taught Shakespeare and English Curriculum in high school for fifteen years. i also have taught Lang Arts in middle school for over four years.

Proofreading

I have a B.A. in English. I co wrote the PSSA manual for a local School District. I am often called on to guest edit publications and brochures for local theatre groups.

Public Speaking

I have been a director of numerous plays both at St Joseph's Prep High School in Philadelphia and Playcrafters Theatre in Skippack, PA. I worked as a drama coach at a summer program for middle and high school students for the Consortium for the arts sponsored b the Norristown Area, Colonial, and Upper Merion School Districts

I appeared as an actor in local community theatres such as Playcrafters, Dutch Country Players, Swarthmore Players, and Footlighters in the Philadelphia suburban areas.

I worked as semi professional stage manager and assistant director at various locations in the Philadelphia area including Walnut Street Theatre. I helped actors deliver their lines more effectively and with proper interpretation.

I currently tutor students in preparation for the acting and speech auditions at college and university drama departments. I also tutor and provide guides for public speaking in both small and large group settings.

I have a B.A. in English with a concentration in Speech and Drama from La Salle College (currently La Salle University).

Reading

PA Certified Reading Specialist for over 20 years. I have tutored elementary, middle school , and high school students in Reading and other subjects. I have also worked in adult literacy including ELL students.

Track & Field

I have been the Head Track and Field Coach at St Joseph's Prep High School for over 35 years in Philadelphia, PA.

I was selected as the Honorary HS Boys Referee for the Penn Relays in 2009.

I was chosen as the coach of the year by the PA Independent Schools Cross Country Association.

I have been President of the Philadelphia Catholic League Track and Field Coaches association for over six years.

I have been a Board member of the TFCAGP for over six years.

I have done private coaching in Track and Field for over 30 years.

Writing

I have a B.A. in English and a M.S. in Reading. I taught writing in high school for over fifteen years. I have taught writing as a part of Language Arts in middle school for four years. I am a PA Certified Reading Specialist.

La Salle University
English
Gwynedd Mercy College
MEd

Education

La Salle University (English)

Gwynedd Mercy College (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Travel policy

Curtis will travel within 25 miles of Lansdale, PA 19446.


About Curtis

I am an expert in the subject areas listed that you need help. I have over 10,000 hours of experience. My easygoing style is effective and produces outstanding results. I can help motivate you to do your best and am capable of strengthening your weaknesses and maintaining your strengths. My tutoring and coaching is expanding because of highly satisfied students. I'll travel to your location and am flexible in my ability to accommodate your schedule.

I believe that if you're average I can make you good. If you're good I can make you great.
If you're great I can make you one of the best and help you achieve the maximum of your potential.

I am a Certified PA Reading Specialist with extensive experience on both the middle and high school levels in my subject areas with semi professional experience in theatre.
I previously coached basketball on the high school level and am a current coach for over 20 years in track and cross country for high school students along with middle school students. I have a B.A. in English concentrating in speech and drama and an MS in Reading.

Education

La Salle University
English
Gwynedd Mercy College
MEd

Education

La Salle University (English)

Gwynedd Mercy College (MEd)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Lansdale, PA 19446

Curtis’s Subjects

Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English,
Reading,
Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Track & Field
Corporate Training:
Proofreading,
Public Speaking

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 Curtis C.

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