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Richard H.

Results Oriented Latin, Social Studies Tutor and Public Speaking Coach

Keller, TX (76244)

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I attribute any success in my education to my Latin teachers and my Classical languages college professor, Dr. Anderson. They instilled in me a passion for teaching others that has allowed me to raise 5 children to adulthood successfully.

I currently teach all levels of Latin at the secondary school level including Pre-AP and AP levels.

In addition, I have taught in the Homebound student program for 3 years. That program has been very rewarding for me personally. Working individually with these students has created a desire to tutor students beyond the traditional classroom environment.

The return on the investment of tutoring is very important. Latin based upon extensive academic research on SAT and ACT scores will boost scores at a level higher than any other language.

The cultural connection from the Greco-Roman cultures and our modern culture is very close which will help in other subjects and courses.

In my teaching career, I have taught high school classes in World History, World Geography and American Government.

In my corporate learning and development career at the director level, I have facilitated courses in leadership development, interpersonal communications, customer service, employee engagement and empowerment, tactical supervisory leadership, human relations, and management.

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Richard’s subjects

American History

I have taught multiple social studies classes on a high school level including American National Government, World History, and World Geography. Over the course of three years, I also taught all high social studies subjects as a Homebound teacher and tutor. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12 and also have a teaching concentration as well in Political Science. Finally, I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.

Business

I have extensive facilitation experience presenting supervisory, management and leadership courses in the corporate setting.

I am an expert in employee engagement and mission/values implementation.

I have instructed customer service, operations, and tactical leadership courses in design and implementation.

I have extensive management experience in the corporate world of transportation and logistics which included Profit and Loss responsibilities at multiple levels from a field location manager to the director level. Also, within that time frame, my most recent experience was as a Director of
Training for a 12,000 employee company which included leadership, management, values and culture, customer service, human resources, employee engagement and sales. I reported directly to the president.

Career Development

I have taught a high school development course titled Career Exploration to 9th grade students to help them focus on possible careers.

In the corporate environment as a director, regional manager, field manager, manager of leadership development for 30 years, one of my major responsibilities was the career development of all employees in the corporation including high potential candidates for high level positions.

I have expertise in facilitating courses Human Resources including behaviorial interviewing.

Classics

My degree is Classical Languages from Muskingum University which is a small liberal arts institution with a great reputation for its rigorous diverse curriculum. The degree required that I take courses in Classical Latin and Greek in addition to multiple courses in Classical Humanities, The Arts, Ancient History, European History and the study of Classical authors through antiquity including religious studies.

European History

I have taught World History and World Geography along with American National Government. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science as well. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects in the course of over three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. Finally, I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.

Geography

I have taught World Geography along with other social studies classes such as National Government, and World History. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects over the course of three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.

Government & Politics

As a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C., I am especially qualified to teach government and politics. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas, grades 8 through 12 and a teaching concentration in Political Science. I have taught American National Government, World History, and World Geography. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects in the course of over three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor.

Latin

I hold a degree in Classical Languages which includes ancient Greek and Latin from Muskingum University, a small liberal arts institution in Ohio. This is important because my education and professor provided me the rigor and expertise that has allowed to be successful teaching Latin at the high school level.

What this means for you is that you will be taught by a highly qualified tutor in the Latin language. My degree and number of hours required for my major are unique qualifications which are rare. This simply means a greater return on your tutoring investment.

Public Speaking

I have taken over 30 semester hours in Speech/Communications.

I have 30 years management experience in the corporate world of transportation and logistics which included Profit and Loss responsibilities at multiple levels from a field location manager to the director level.

Also, within that time frame, my most recent experience was as a Director of
Training for a 12,000 employee company which included leadership, management, values and culture, customer service, human resources, employee engagement and sales. This position entailed extensive public speaking and facilitation of training events, corporate meetings, and annual meetings.

Religion

I have taught church school classes to adults for over 3 years. I have one year of church school experience with youth who are seniors in high school.

I have taken courses in Old Testament History and New Testament History at the college level.

As a classical languages major, I was required to analyze world religions from an ancient history perspective with modern day religions.

Social Studies

I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas, grades 8 through 12. I have taught American National Government, World History, and World Geography. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science as well. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects in the course of over three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. I am further qualified as a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C. Finally, with my Classical Language major, I have taken extensive courses in Ancient History, Religious History, and the Humanities.


Speech

In attaining my college degree, I have taken over 30 semester hours and hold a concentration in Speech Communications. Each course involved required learning and utilizing extensive speech skills.

I have over 30 years in the corporate leadership training environment during which I was responsible for training and development of management personnel in giving speeches to employee teams. I also served as the master of ceremonies for annual meetings, regional meetings, and local meetings which involved giving keynote speeches in those roles.

As a teacher, I instruct students on skills that directly involve giving speeches. I have served as a judge for UIL Area Speech Competitions.

Swimming

I was previously certified as a Red Cross Senior Lifesaver and Water Safety Instructor (WSI).

I possess 4 years lifeguarding experience at a large fresh water lake.

I taught private swimming lessons to all age groups for three years.

I'm currently a certified public school teacher with coaching experience.

World History

As a certified Social studies teacher, I have taught American National Government, World History, and World Geography. My certification enables me to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science as well . Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects over the course of three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. Finally I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.

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Education

Muskingum University (B.A. )

Encouraging and effective — Richard has made a remarkable difference in my daughters attitude toward and understanding of Latin He is a master teacher. Having been a teacher for 32 years I can appreciate his abilities. ...

— James from Montgomery, TX on 10/24/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $33.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 10 miles of Keller, TX 76244.

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