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Shahni S.

Phoenix, AZ

$30/hour

Dedicated multi-tutor

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$30/Hour


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University of Northern Colorado
Music Education
University of Colorado, Denver
Graduate Coursework
University of Rochester
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Northern Colorado (Music Education)

University of Colorado, Denver (Graduate Coursework)

University of Rochester (Graduate Coursework)

About Shahni

Education has always been a passion of mine. I have enjoyed learning, teaching and assisting. I have been in school and continue on my educational journey. I have applied to graduate school to achieve my double Master's in both Music and Linguistically Diverse Education. I have also learned from my son and students. Children are phenomenal teachers if we allow them to be.

I, myself, am naturally a teacher. My Mom used to say I would correct my friend's English when I was small. I guess I found my path. I began teaching in 2000 in Rochester, NY. I was one of the two Music Educators in the building. I taught general music and had my own choir as well. Voice is my specialty and I love helping students find their potential. In 2007, I had a life-change. I had to step down from my Music Educating role for the benefit of my health and the health of my son. This was the hardest thing for me to do. I returned to find no job openings. Therefore, I began to apply for anything available. One of my passions being linguistics, I applied and was hired as an ESL paraprofessional. I have now fulfilled that position for the past 8 years. So, now it is time to further my career in both.

I am an amazing math tutor because when I was young, I struggled in math and I know how to simplify the task and make it fun for elementary age students.

I am a delightful physical science tutor because I had difficulties as a student understanding the concepts of science and I, now, can break it down in order for students to piece it together easier.

I am an exceptional English tutor as I have held this position for the past 8 years. I have had professional development in this area specifically and strive to help students do their best in English.

I am a fantastic Spanish tutor because as a child, my family and I traveled to Mexico yearly. I began learning Spanish in 7th grade continuing through college. I went to Spain in college and taught Spanish in Glendale, AZ. I know the foundations and can assist students in learning fundamentals to further their Spanish skills.

If you are interested in furthering your education and skills in specific subjects, schedule lessons with me! I look forward to meeting each of you and helping you achieve your goals!
Education has always been a passion of mine. I have enjoyed learning, teaching and assisting. I have been in school and continue on my educational journey. I have applied to graduate school to achieve my double Master's in both Music and Linguistically Diverse Education. I have also learned Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Phoenix, AZ 85032
In-person lessons
Science:
Physical Science
Music:
Piano, Voice (Music)
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Vocabulary
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Bodybuilding,
Cooking, Fitness, Track & Field

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Bodybuilding

I have researched the anatomy and physiology of the body when I, myself, was training to become a body builder. I have learned from a variety of personal trainers and received my own credentials - PiYo certification. I have a great motivation to help people reach their goals.

Elementary Math

I have assisted students in math through music, tutoring and a variety of strategies.

English

I have a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. Through school, I was required to take English courses. I assisted students in the core English curriculum in the classroom from K-12 grade. I have assisted progressing students with their college English work.

ESL/ESOL

I have 8 years of experience as an ESL tutor.

Spanish

I have studied Spanish for seven years as well as traveled to Mexico and Spain. I practice conversational Spanish with people and worked as a Community Liaison for a year.

Voice (Music)

I have a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. I have taught private Voice lessons for 18 years. I have conducted many choirs and focused on vocal techniques in a wide range of members. I assisted in directing a musical.

University of Northern Colorado
Music Education
University of Colorado, Denver
Graduate Coursework
University of Rochester
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Northern Colorado (Music Education)

University of Colorado, Denver (Graduate Coursework)

University of Rochester (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shahni will travel within 20 miles of Phoenix, AZ 85032.