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I am a highly qualified teacher in area of Math, English Language Arts, and Science. I am a certified teacher in History and Special Education. I have recently made a decision to be a stay home Mom and work part-time. I have extensive experience in assisting students problem solve, increase reading and math skills, as well as test taking strategies.
I wrote the the curriculum in math for students in Special Education for a local large District. As well as developed the TAKS Intervention program that was created for at-risk population.
I am also a certified Principal in the State of Texas and has worked as a Case Manager, Dept Chair as well as Team Leader.
I specialize in increasing skill sets with students who struggle with abstract and algebraic concepts.
I am Certified EC-12 & Principal Certified in all grade levels. I wrote the Math Curriculum for self contained classes for HS students who were working 3 years and more below academic standards. I utilized my knowledge of all Math TEKS (grade level) applied them with various applicable concepts.
I have taught children of all ages.
I have experience teaching student English as a Second Language. I recently worked for Compass USA and taught English on various levels to Foreign Chinese Exchange Students for a face paced 2 week program.
I have also taken numerous classes/training as a teacher in Cy-Fair to be prepared for all students in my classroom.
In my last graduate program, part of my specialization was working with ELLs and adapting curriculum to meet their needs.
I taught high school reading for students in Special Education for two years with variety of skill levels (preK-8th). I utilized games, as well as reviewed the rules of phonics to help high school students improve reading skills on grade level.
The best approach was to use grade level material and assist students by using the rules to read/comprehend multi-syllabic words.
I am a Certified Teacher in Special Education for the State of Texas. I have a Masters Degree, with a Specialization in Special Populations (ESL, At-Risk, Poverty, and Special Ed).
I was a Case Manager for 3 years and a Behavior Specialist for one year. I have worked as a Department Chair as well as a Team Leader over the Special Education Department.
I wrote the Resource Math Curriculum for a large district in Houston area.
During the time I was working on my first Master's in Education, I developed an Intervention program for at-risk students focused on Learning Styles & Study Skills. The program was a success and became the model for the school district.
Since than, I have continued to work with students by creating individual study-skill plans. I focus on students' strengths, organization, and the ability to generalize the learned skills.
Great work! — My son is very comfortable with Rachel. She is patient with him. It's important to me that he is comfortable with his tutor and that he can ask any questions. It helps that she can explain the importance of school and it's good that he hears this from a person other than his dad. Great work! ...
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