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Shawn T.

Tutor, Mentor and Academic Coach Specializing in Learning Behaviors

Spokane, WA (99205)

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With more than 15 years of teaching experience, I understand today's learning styles. Helping students understand the big picture of their subject and understanding how they personally learn are the most effective principles to increase any student's success.

I have proven techniques that will increase student's retention and their confidence. With my help, students will increase their understanding of themselves as a learner rather than as seeing themselves as a pawn in the educational "game." I've taught in public school and in the private sector. I've managed classrooms, committees, and faculty. I know how to help your child get ahead.

My specifications are: Study skills, Learning styles, History, Language Arts, basic math and basic science.

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Shawn’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Career Development, General Computer, German, Grammar, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
Career Development
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Career Development
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Physical Science
General Computer
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing


I am currently attending Gonzaga University in Spokane WA in the Master's - LMHC/LMFT program. We are currently studying diagnosis and disabilities such as ADD/ADHD among others. Part of our practicum program is to see clients in a supervised setting and help them with their problems, many of which are ADD/ADHD which is becoming a specialty area of mine. I hold a BA in Teaching and a MA in Teaching and have 15 years of experience with children and adults with various learning disabilities.

American History

I have a BA in History Teaching from Brigham Young University (2000). I taught US History for 10 years in public and private schools from 2003 to 2012.


I coached boys and girls basketball for 5 years at the Jr. High level. I understand and know who to effectively teach the fundamental skills and techniques of basketball to young athletes. I have played basketball in various situations and venues for the last 20 years.

Elementary (K-6th)

I taught middle school for 14 years in WA state in mostly history and English/language arts and some math; we did teach all subjects at one time or another, reading, science, etc. I have a Masters degree from CWU in Teaching and am pursuing a second in counseling from Gonzaga U. I feel that I am totally capable of helping elementary school aged children with all of their studies and organizational skills especially since I know what they will need to be prepared for in middle school.

Social Studies

I have my college degree in history teaching. I also have a masters degree in teaching. I understand how to learn and experience Social Studies.

Study Skills

I taught middle school for 10 years. Middle school students need various study skills in order to be successful. Knowing how to ask questions; making connections to the material; taking proper notes; making educated guesses and suppositions; etc.

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Brigham Young University

Central Washington Univ. (Master's)

Central Washington Univ. (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shawn will travel within 40 miles of Spokane, WA 99205.

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