A Few Tutor Qualifications
I am currently working as a Substitute teacher in Ann Arbor Public schools in Ann Arbor, MI. I tutor students from grades K-12.
I have a Master's degree in Engineering and have worked as a Software Developer for 10 years. I took some time off of work to attend to the needs of my growing children. Over the years, I have developed a passion for Math helping my children all through their school years. Since the past 4 years, I have been substituting in Ann Arbor Public schools for Pre-Algebra and other subjects as needed.
While working my students, my goal is to understand their weaknesses and help them overcome these so that they can move on to the next level with confidence.
I provide practical ear training for classical, pop, and jazz performance. I completed coursework at U of A degree from Berklee College of Music, Boston. I have 38 years of teaching experience. I perform by sight and by ear professionally for over 40 years. I have coursework in college and continuing education.
I have studied Chinese for 7 years, and have amassed a wide array of knowledge of the Chinese language. I have worked with exchange students, Chinese principals from Shanghai, and international students at Gettysburg College, my school. I have tutored many of my friends through class in Chinese, and have helped them to succeed, through explanation and examples. I also put heavy emphasis on speaking the language, as it is most critical to fluency. I love to spread the Chinese language to others, and feel my knowledge would help those wanting to learn the language.
My Praxis I scores are in the top quartile for each subject test, and a near-perfect score on the Mathematics sub-test. I also have Praxis II scores, with > 90th percentile for each sub-test. I have a perfect score in the English Literature and Language Content Knowledge test.
I have more than 20 years experience, both as a middle school and high school teacher and as a tutor working with students to improve their study skills, including helping with organization, methods, and on-line resources. Please see my profile for further information.
Autism runs a spectrum. I have had many years experience with students at either end of the spectrum and everywhere in between. Knowing the student, assessing the individual needs, and implementing an appropriate program and tutoring sessions comes quite naturally to me. Life skills and appropriate socialization skills are often more important than any subject content.
I have a BA degree is Business Management( Project Management) and two MBA degrees in Business Management; the first in Project Management and the other in Operations Management. I am currently an Adjunct Faculty Instructor of MBA students who teaches Statistical Analysis. My GPA in my BA program was a 3.96 of 4.0 and in my MBA Programs my GPA was a 3.90 of 4.0.
Education and Certification:
I have a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education from The College of Saint Rose and a Master of Science in Early Childhood, Nursery and Grades 1-6 from The College of Saint Rose. I hold Permanent Public School Teacher Certification with the University of the State of New York Education Department Effective 09/01/96. My Certification areas are as follows: Special Education, Nursery, Kindergarten & Grades 1-6 and I have over 20 years of highly effective service as a teacher.
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I am a Columbia University graduate and I currently work as a freelance writer and editor. I have experience working with students to help develop an enjoyment for reading. I do this by working to improve their skills while utilizing their individual interests to develop lesson plans and choose pieces to read during sessions.
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