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Leona B.

Bradenton, FL

$50/hour

Patient and Caring Language Arts and Test Preparation Tutor

In-person lessons

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Rutgers University
Speech and Theatre
Seton Hall University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Rutgers University (Speech and Theatre)

Seton Hall University (Graduate Coursework)

About Leona

I have been tutoring my entire career as a classroom teacher, Lifelong Learning Director, Literacy Council Executive Director and supervisor of summer camps. In California I worked for an SAT Test Preparation company and my students experienced remarkable increases in their scores.

I love the one-on-one teaching experience because I easily relate to students and they appreciate my fun, easy-going approach to learning. I have the ability to relate to high school students on their level regarding popular culture.

When I taught English in the classroom, my school went from a "C" school to a "B" school.
I am also a Guardian ad Litem and have great empathy for young people and their struggles.

Learning can be fun in a relaxed environment.
Characters from required reading novels will come alive and inspire you.
I have been tutoring my entire career as a classroom teacher, Lifelong Learning Director, Literacy Council Executive Director and supervisor of summer camps. In California I worked for an SAT Test Preparation company and my Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Bradenton, FL 34212
In-person lessons
English:
Literature, Public Speaking,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

I have a degree in Speech and Theatre from Rutgers University.
I have been a drama, reading, speech and English teacher at Union (NJ) High School, Saint Anthony High School in Jersey City, NJ and in Contra Costa County, CA. At one or more of those schools I also advised the Debate Team and directed the school play.
I most recently was a spokesperson for The United Way and took a High School drama troupe on tour through the Manatee County, Florida schools, introducing each show.

Rutgers University
Speech and Theatre
Seton Hall University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Rutgers University (Speech and Theatre)

Seton Hall University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Leona will travel within 20 miles of Bradenton, FL 34212.