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Ash Fork, AZ

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Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
English and Pre Law
University of Phoenix
Graduate Coursework

Education

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (English and Pre Law)

University of Phoenix (Graduate Coursework)

About Curtis

I've taught English for 7 years, and General Science for 1 year. I've built and refurbished PC desk- and Laptop computers since 1986, and owned my own auto repair shop business from 1985 to 1997. I have managed a retail electronics store, and I have supervised an inbound sales department in a major Call Center.

My wife is a highly skilled Special Ed teacher and we have raised several special needs children of our own. A few years back, we took on an 18-year-old autistic high school sophomore who was failing in the public schools and taught him from August to May, and he graduated at the end of that year. I have gained much knowledge and experience working with people with learning disabilities and with Traumatic Brain Injury survivors, among whom my wife and I count ourselves since a 2004 auto accident.

I believe in teaching and assessing competency. To me, volume of work is not as important as how correctly it is done and with how much quality. If you are in school, I don't want to burden you with a lot of extra work. Instead, I would prefer to help you improve your schoolwork. If you are simply seeking to improve your knowledge or skills, we will work together to increase your competency in the areas you consider appropriate.
I've taught English for 7 years, and General Science for 1 year. I've built and refurbished PC desk- and Laptop computers since 1986, and owned my own auto repair shop business from 1985 to 1997. I have managed a retail electronics store, and I have supervised an inbound sales department in a major Call Center.

My wife is a highly
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Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Ash Fork, AZ 86320
In-person lessons
Math:
Common Core, Microsoft Excel
Science:
Archaeology, PSAT
Music:
Trombone, Trumpet
Art:
Adobe Photoshop
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Common Core, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, DOS, General Computer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer)
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
American History, Archaeology, Criminal Justice,
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Political Science, Social Studies, World History, Writing
Special Needs:
ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Common Core, Dyslexia, Hard Of Hearing, Phonics, Reading, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
ADHD, Common Core, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Criminal Justice

My Bachelor's Degree from Western Illinois University is a Bachelor of Science with dual majors in Law Enforcement / Justice Administration (LEJA) and English. This was the basic program for Pre-Law at WIU. My GPA was 3.875, with 3.925 in my core courses. I served my Internship with the Cochise County Attorney's office in Bisbee, AZ. Though I intended to go on to Law School, a severe auto accident left me unable to do so and I instead obtained teaching certificates and became a teacher of Language Arts. I believe I can assist a LEJA student with his or her studies.

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
English and Pre Law
University of Phoenix
Graduate Coursework

Education

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (English and Pre Law)

University of Phoenix (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Curtis will travel within 30 miles of Ash Fork, AZ 86320.