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Sherry H.

Central City, CO

$50/hour

ESL and Reading Tutor for adults and children

In-person lessons

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University of Colorado
Sociology
Kent State University, Newark, New Jersey
Master's
University of Colorado
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Colorado (Sociology)

Kent State University, Newark, New Jersey (Master's)

University of Colorado (Graduate Coursework)

About Sherry

I have been a teacher for over 30 years and I have very specialized and intensive training in teaching reading to children and am a certified reading specialist. I am very successful in helping my students to improve their reading skills and read at grade level. After careful evaluation of each student's strengths and weaknesses in a variety of areas pertaining to reading success, I use very specific techniques to help children become independent readers. The methods I have been trained in are very similar to Reading Recovery techniques. I am happy to answer any questions about my methodology and the research upon which it is based. I can offer these services either in Spanish or English.

I also have many years of experience working as an ESL teacher and am also certified in that area. I can help children and adults improve their English in all the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing. I have worked in public school settings, tutoring centers at universities, private language schools as well as one on one. I love to develop a rapport with all my students and collaborate with them to be sure and meet their individual needs.

I strive to make my lessons engaging and fun. I am open to meeting my students in a variety of settings, such as libraries, coffee shops or their own homes. I do have a 24 hour cancellation policy but I am very flexible in scheduling and can always reschedule lessons at no extra charge . I am also very flexible in terms of the hours that I can meet my students. I offer group as well as individual rates.
I have been a teacher for over 30 years and I have very specialized and intensive training in teaching reading to children and am a certified reading specialist. I am very successful in helping my students to improve their reading skills and read at grade level. After careful evaluation of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Central City, CO 80427
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary school teacher and have taught for more than 30 years. I have a Master's degree in early childhood education and am a certified reading specialist as well as certified bilingual teacher (Spanish/English) and a certified ESL teacher. I have very specific training in teaching reading to young children.

Phonics

I am a certified reading specialist and have extensive knowledge of how to teach phonics. I have also had very specialized training similar in nature to Reading Recovery.

University of Colorado
Sociology
Kent State University, Newark, New Jersey
Master's
University of Colorado
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Colorado (Sociology)

Kent State University, Newark, New Jersey (Master's)

University of Colorado (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sherry will travel within 40 miles of Central City, CO 80427.