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Deborah V.

Reading, English, Elementary School Students

Philadelphia, PA (19111)

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I am an experienced reading and literacy tutor, an elementary and special education teacher, and a mom of a special needs child. I am caring and patient and can assist almost any student with their study habits, improve test scores and increase their mastery of the English language!

I am an avid reader and possess updated state and federal clearances. I am a volunteer religion teacher, Girl Scout leader and baseball team mom. I am a former member of the Philadelphia media and have 25 years of journalism experience and can show your son or daughter the proper way to write, speak and read to increase their test scores.

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Deborah’s subjects

English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking


I have experience working with special needs children ages 3-13 and hold a Masters in Special Education.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught 1, 3 and 4th grades and have worked as a long term substitute in Granders K-6. I graduated with a 3.9 and Master's Degree with Certification on May 19, 2012 in Elementary Education from Holy Family University.


I possess a Bachelor of Communications in 1986 and have 27 years of public relations, marketing and media experience prior to becoming a teacher.


As a former member of the media, a life-long journalist and an Elementary School Teacher, I have good knowledge of Phonics and the English language.

Public Speaking

As a former business executive and member of the media I have given hundred of speeches and as a teacher I speak publicly on a daily basis.

Special Needs

I am graduating this month with both Elementary and Special Education Certifications and have worked with special needs children for 3 years and am the mother of a child with special needs.

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Holy Family University (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Deborah will travel within 15 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19111.

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