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Sue S.

Danbury, CT

$60/hour

Certified Elementary Teacher in Danbury

In-person lessons

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Ithaca College
Sociology
Mercy College
Master's

Education

Ithaca College (Sociology)

Mercy College (Master's)

About Sue

My passion for teaching stems from my own love of learning. I want to inspire my students to be life-long learners, and to find the fun in learning. As a recent graduate of Mercy College’s Master’s program, I know that hard work and dedication to learning can pay off. I have had the pleasure of helping a wide range of elementary age students realize their own potential and see their grades improve.

I am certified in New York and Connecticut to teach students in Kindergarten through 6th grade and students with disabilities. During each tutoring session, my goal is to keep the student challenged, but not overwhelmed. I assign challenging homework after every lesson, and arrange for periodic assessments and progress reports in order to demonstrate improvement.

I am flexible with time, as I have a 24-hour cancellation policy and offer makeup classes. In order to ensure that students have a quiet and comfortable study space in which to work with me, I recommend meeting at a local library. However, I am happy to travel to another location or to your home if that is more convenient for the student.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve success in your studies!
My passion for teaching stems from my own love of learning. I want to inspire my students to be life-long learners, and to find the fun in learning. As a recent graduate of Mercy College’s Master’s program, I know that hard work and dedication to learning can pay off. I have had the pleasure of helping a wide range of elementary age students Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Danbury, CT 06810
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math,
Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Special Needs:
Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

In May 2014 I received my Masters degree from Mercy College in Elementary Education. I completed 48 credits focused on methods and content in grades Kindergarten through sixth grades. I have student teaching experience in which I wrote and taught lesson plans for the whole class, small groups, and individuals.

Elementary Math

Currently I work as a special education teacher's assistant in which I have experience modifying and extending lessons for different needs. I am certified to teach K-6th grades in NY and CT. During my student teaching experience I helped with 5th grade after-school math review and in-school one-to-one math help. I love working with students in small groups or one-to-one in order to provided customized instruction and materials that will help them succeed.

Phonics

I have obtained certification to teach birth through 6th grade in New York and Connecticut. As part of my certification process I've passed several teaching reading tests (i.e., Foundations of Reading and edTPA) in which explicit phonics instruction knowledge was tested. I currently am a SPED teaching assistant in which I help modify and extend phonics lessons for students with disabilities.

Special Needs

In May I received my Masters degree from Mercy College in Elementary Education and Students with Disabilities. My coursework included different methods and techniques to use in order to facilitate successful learning to all students. I student taught for 8 weeks in an inclusion classroom in which I taught 6 students with special needs daily in a pull out reading group.

Ithaca College
Sociology
Mercy College
Master's

Education

Ithaca College (Sociology)

Mercy College (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sue will travel within 20 miles of Danbury, CT 06810.