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Nikita M.

Calistoga, CA

$40/hour

Private tutor for special needs and children K-5th grade

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 2 ratings

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University of California, Davis, CA

Education

University of California, Davis, CA

About Nikita

My name is Nikita and I have been a private tutor since 2004. My area of emphasis is tutoring children with special needs such as ADHD and those between K-12, however I have taught students of every age. I retain a degree in Communications with an emphasis in Psychology from the University of California, Davis, and have obtained my CBEST. I enjoy implementing new learning techniques to keep students engaged and interactive. If you are looking for a tutor with extreme patience and creativity, look no further! I look forward to working with you or your young scholar. My name is Nikita and I have been a private tutor since 2004. My area of emphasis is tutoring children with special needs such as ADHD and those between K-12, however I have taught students of every age. I retain a degree in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Calistoga, CA 94515
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
Physical Science, Psychology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, CBEST,
GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Hindi, TOEFL
History:
Religion
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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CBEST

I passed the CBEST in the 99th percentile in all three sections. I took the CBEST in the electronic fashion. I have been teaching test prep in a variety of other subjects.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified substitute teacher with a valid CBEST certificate, and I am currently enrolled in Child Development classes. I have been tutoring K-6 for over a decade and I am now working towards my teaching credential for elementary school. I teach a third grade class for a month down in the San Diego area every November.

Public Speaking

I was a four-year MUN participant in high school, attending over 50 conferences and winning a gavel at one. I was also the lead anchor on our high school television network, as well as the editor of all TV news. I studied public speaking at UC Davis and I am now married to a renowned public speaking coach and TV news writer.

Special Needs

I have been working with Special Needs children for over a decade. I began babysitting and tutoring autistic children in 2002, and from there began to work with children with mild to severe forms of ADHD and dyslexia. I have substitute taught Special Needs students in the Napa Valley School District and was on call for Special Needs in the Calistoga and St. Helena schools.

Study Skills

I have been tutoring children with an emphasis in long term study skills for over a decade. Utilizing creative ways to study subjects from chemistry to history and learning to organize notes and how to effectively read are all skills that I have taught in the past.

University of California, Davis, CA

Education

University of California, Davis, CA

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nikita will travel within 20 miles of Calistoga, CA 94515.