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Grace L.

Stamford, CT

$60/hour

I am an expert at teaching reading and tutoring ELL

500+ Hours
Background check passed as of 3/12/14
4.9 average from 71 ratings
Patient and well informed tutor
— Adam, Staten Island, NY on 12/18/16

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St. John's University
Sociology and Psy.
University of Bridgeport
Master's
St. John's Law School
J.D.

Education

St. John's University (Sociology and Psy.)

University of Bridgeport (Master's)

St. John's Law School (J.D.)

About Grace

I am a CT certified K-6 teacher. I worked in the Greenwich Public Schools for 7 years. I taught Kindergarten, first grade and second grade. I have taught phonemic awareness and reading and taught English Language Learners how to read, speak and write in English. I worked for several different tutoring companies and taught elementary students how to read. I was also a private reading and general elementary school tutor. I can tutor you on the TOEFL exam, LSAT exam, and in K-6 elementary writing, math and social studies. I am a CT certified K-6 teacher. I worked in the Greenwich Public Schools for 7 years. I taught Kindergarten, first grade and second grade. I have taught phonemic awareness and reading and taught English Language Learners how to read, speak and write in English. I worked for several different tutoring companies and taught elementary students how Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required

$30 for cancellation with less than 12 hours notice.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Stamford, CT 06905
Background Check: Passed

"Patient and well informed tutor"

- Adam, Staten Island, NY on 12/18/16

"Great teacher , very patient !!"

- Zach, Stamford, CT on 2/5/15
Math:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th)
Science:
Elementary Science
English:
ACT Reading, English, Grammar,
Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Common Core, SAT Reading, TOEFL
Language:
Reading, TOEFL, Writing
History:
American History, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History, Writing
Special Needs:
ADHD, Common Core, Dyslexia,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Hard Of Hearing, Phonics,
Reading, Special Needs, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
ADHD, Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar,
Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Writing

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.

Dyslexia

I am a CT certified K-6 teacher. I worked for 7 years in the Greenwich Public Schools as a classroom teacher, teaching assistant and tutor. For 5 of those years, I worked in special education. I worked with students who had IEP's by pushing into their classrooms and giving them extra support and pulling them out of their classrooms and working with them in the resource room. I have worked with students who have ADD/ADHD and dyslexia.

For 2 years I worked as a reading assistant at a Greenwich elementary school and taught Kindergarten and First Grade students how to read. I used several reading intervention programs which were Orton Gillingham, Project Read and Leveled Literacy Intervention. I worked at The Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich for 2 years. I taught phonemic awareness and math support classes to students in first and second grade.

I have worked for several tutoring companies as a Title 1 reading tutor and taught first grade students in the Stamford Public Schools how to read.I have also been a private reading tutor and a general elementary school tutor.

Elementary (K-6th)

I worked in the Greenwich Public Schools for 7 years as a classroom teacher, teaching assistant and tutor. I worked for 2 years as a reading teaching assistant at a Greenwich elementary school and taught Kindergarten and First Grade students how to read.

When I taught Kindergarten in the Greenwich Public School summer program I taught students who were below grade level in math and reading. I have worked with several reading intervention programs which are Orton Gillingham, Project Read and Leveled Literacy Instruction. I worked at The Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich for 2 years. I ran the Club's Library, all literacy programs, helped students with homework, tutored students in reading and taught phonemic awareness and math support classes.

I worked at The Carver Center in Port Chester for 1 year. I was the lead Kindergarten/First Grade Teacher.I developed and delivered instruction, helped students with homework and gave additional academic support in math and reading.I worked for several different tutoring companies and taught first grade students how to read. I was also a private reading and general elementary school tutor.

Grammar

I am the ESL teacher at a private Catholic High School. I also co-teach an international English class. I have been tutoring adults and children in the English language for five years.

Phonics

I am a CT certified K-6 teacher.I worked for 7 years in the Greenwich Public Schools as a teacher, teaching assistant and tutor. For 2 of those years, I worked as a Title 1 reading assistant and taught Kindergarten and First Grade students how to read. I used several reading intervention programs which were Orton Gillingham, Project Read and Leveled Literacy Intervention. When I was a Kindergarten classroom teacher in the Greenwich Public School summer school program, every morning I gave the whole class an intensive phonemic awareness lesson because they were below grade level in reading. I worked at The Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich for 2 years and taught phonemic awareness classes there to students in first and second grade. I worked at The Carver Center in Port Chester for 1 year as the lead Kindergarten/First Grade teacher. I gave phonics lessons to Kindergarten students who were not reading yet.

I have worked for several different tutoring companies as a Title 1 reading tutor and taught first grade students in the Stamford Public Schools how to read.The programs I used had both phonics lessons and reading comprehension lessons.I have also worked as a private reading tutor and phonics was always part of my lessons.

I am currently working in the afternoons as a preschool teacher at a Greenwich preschool. I am working with 2, 3 and 4 year olds and giving them extra support in phonics.

Study Skills

I am a CT certified K to 6 teacher. I have worked for several different tutoring companies. I worked for The Greenwich Public Schools for 7 years. I spent 5 of those years working with special education students and helping them get organized and learning how to study for tests. All last year I tutored a 5th grade boy in the Greenwich Public Schools who was autistic. I helped him with his homework, helped him do papers and projects and helped him study for tests.

St. John's University
Sociology and Psy.
University of Bridgeport
Master's
St. John's Law School
J.D.

Education

St. John's University (Sociology and Psy.)

University of Bridgeport (Master's)

St. John's Law School (J.D.)

Patient and well informed tutor

Grace works well with my child through patience and understanding. She is well versed in the material needed to be reinforced. My son enjoys his time with Grace. Highly Recommend!

— Adam, Staten Island, NY on 12/18/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

$30 for cancellation with less than 12 hours notice.

Travel policy

Grace will travel within 10 miles of Stamford, CT 06905.