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Rachel W.

Colorado Springs, CO

$25/hour

Innovative Tutor (plus ESL & Autism experience)

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California State University-Bakersfield
History

Education

California State University-Bakersfield (History)

About Rachel

I am a mother of two. One child leans toward ADD and the other is Autistic. I have taught Sunday school, pioneer girls, home-schooled, substituted, tutored, and taught in a grade school ELD classroom and as an interventionist. I worked with my autistic child to balance his education and increase his verbal acuity. He is now a high-functioning articulate young man.

I have credentials for Elementary Education, Special Education, and Social Studies. I am currently going to school to earn my Master's in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education. I am always eager to help students find their way and gain confidence in education as I value knowledge and exploration.

I am patient. I am willing to look at a problem in more than one way, if a student cannot grasp a concept I will look to find another way to present it until we are successful.

I am working on my CLDE Master's and just finished working as a 4th grade teacher and interventionist for ESL and struggling readers. I saw great growth in all my students. Using Write Tools strategies for writing and A to Z reading for grammar, phonics, and comprehension skills I saw my students grow 8 levels (approximately 1 grade level) in 7 weeks.

I have home-schooled, tutored, and worked with Elementary children since I was 14 years old. The last 6 years I have substituted in 8 school districts with students from all walks of life. I am credentialed in Elementary Education and worked with K-5th grade students in intervention programs over the 2015-2016 school year.

I care about YOU the student and helping you learn and gain, not only the skills to succeed, but also the confidence to continue learning as you go through school and life.
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Policies
Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Colorado Springs, CO 80909
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1,
Elementary Math
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Algebra 1

I have taken all algebra courses offered at community colleges and have tutored many peers, students, and adults in mathematics since my Sophomore year in High School.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Colorado Teaching License for Elementary Education (K-6). During the 2015-2016 school year I was a 4th grade CLDE teacher at Monterey Elementary and an Interventionist for K-5 students in the areas of reading and math. I have substituted in elementary schools for 5 years previous to my teaching job and had several long-term positions in 2nd and 6th grade classrooms.

English

I have worked as an interventionist helping K-5 students increase their abilities in reading, comprehension, writing, phonics, and grammar. I have taken the Write Tools workshop learning how to teach writing in a way that is more accessible and complete to the student. I am also adding to my English and communication skills by taking the Master's program at CSU-Pueblo for Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Education.

ESL/ESOL

I am enrolled in the CLDE Master's program at CSU-Pueblo. I taught English language learners during the 2015-2016 school year: 4th graders and then K-5 intervention in reading, comprehension, writing, phonics, and mathematics.

California State University-Bakersfield
History

Education

California State University-Bakersfield (History)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rachel will travel within 15 miles of Colorado Springs, CO 80909.