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Gwen H.

Creative & Experienced K-12 Certificated Teacher

Puyallup, WA (98373)

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I am a certified K-12 teacher with 20 years of experience teaching a variety of subjects. I graduated with honors earning my Bachelor Degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Education. Also, at Pacific Lutheran University I earned a Master Degree in Special Education; with a supporting area in Sign Language.

The majority of my teaching experience is at the secondary level; working mainly with junior high and high school students. I have taught a variety of subjects to include: Life Science, Earth Science, Reading, Writing, Sign Language, Health, and Physical Education. My teaching experience at the elementary level mainly entails working with students to help them improve in the areas of Reading, Writing, and Math. I also have experience tutoring college students in Anatomy and Physiology; which is one of my main specialty areas.

For individuals looking for someone who has experience in sports; I will gladly assist you. Personally, I have received numerous awards and participated in Varsity Cross Country and Track Field at the secondary level and college level. Plus, I have 20 years of coaching experience at the junior high school and high school levels in Varsity Soccer, Track and Field, and Cross Country.

My teaching experience includes working with a variety of students from diverse backgrounds and a variety of learning styles. In addition, I have experience teaching special needs students and developing specially designed instruction.

My hope as a tutor is to create a warm learning environment that is efficient and effective. Plus, my main goal is to individualize instruction to facilitate learning toward helping students reach their goals and instill confidence.

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Gwen’s subjects

Anatomy, Nutrition
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science, Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills
Special Needs:
Hard Of Hearing, Special Needs
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Study Skills
Fitness, Track & Field
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Sign Language

Sign Language

A specialty area during my Master Degree program was taking courses in Sign Language at Pacific Lutheran University. I have taught Sign Language classes to junior high and high school students. Plus, I have volunteered my time at church using my Sign Language skills.

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Great teacher that provide the need of your child I believe Ms Gwen is a wonderful teacher, according to my daughter Gwen taught her according to what she need to know. My daughter is happy with Ms Gwen and she cant wait for the next time to meet Ms gwen for another lesson. I do really appreciate Ms Gwen such a great help. ...

— Rotorua from Puyallup, WA on 9/23/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gwen will travel within 10 miles of Puyallup, WA 98373.

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