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Sheena C.

Clermont, FL

$65/hour

Effective teacher of students with Autism at all levels and abilities

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Texas A&M University
Speech Communication
Texas Womans University
Master's

Education

Texas A&M University (Speech Communication)

Texas Womans University (Master's)

About Sheena

For the last 2.5 years, I have primarily taught students with autism. I have worked those 2.5 years with the students with autism who have behaviors; I am one of the two behavior rooms. The abilities of these students have varied from nonverbal, blind, intellectual disabled, and language impaired students. Basically, I work with moderate to (currently) students considered to have severe autism.

I have taught different preps since 2009; these preps have been taught in the public school setting and through home instruction. I have taught 8th grade English Language Arts, 8th grade Communication Applications/Public Speaking, Elementary & Exceptional Student Education as young as a 3rd student to 12th grade and two vocational students. I understand the importance of using creativity & experiential education as a means of appealing to each individuals learning style. And I believe that the most important trait every educator must possess is passion for learning.

The discipline of education is a renowned field where I want to dedicate myself, my skills and my time. My enthusiasm for learning, natural interpersonal skills and exceptional understanding of students with autism is why I continue to teach.

I taught 8th grade inner city students in Dallas from from the years of 2009 to 2014. I was a Communication Applications (Public Speaking) teacher and English Language Arts teacher. During my years teaching middle school students, I taught speech and public-speaking skills, strategies, and techniques as well as grade-appropriate grammar, style, and syntax writing skills and techniques.

I was Production Assistant/Assisted in the KBTX newsroom from 2005 to 2006 and learned behind-the-scenes operations of a news station, conducted interviews and develop sources.

I am certified in Elementary Education K-6 Certification & Exceptional Student Education K-12 Certification; I teach ESE and Elementary, Middle, and high school students with autism.

I am also a Fitness Instructor and have been since 2006. I teach group fitness classes and educate members on form and technique to ensure no injuries occur. I have a certification in physical Education EC-12 Certification, CPR Certification, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Certification, & USA Track and Field Level One Coaching Certificate.

I believe that all children will learn when presented with opportunities that will introduce various styles of motivation and tools. I am committed to allowing students to realize that education and learning reaches further than tests scores will be an important piece to my instruction.
For the last 2.5 years, I have primarily taught students with autism. I have worked those 2.5 years with the students with autism who have behaviors; I am one of the two behavior rooms. The abilities of these students have varied from nonverbal, blind, intellectual disabled, and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Clermont, FL 34711
In-person lessons
English:
Public Speaking
Special Needs:
Autism
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th)
Business:
Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Fitness

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Texas A&M University
Speech Communication
Texas Womans University
Master's

Education

Texas A&M University (Speech Communication)

Texas Womans University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sheena will travel within 20 miles of Clermont, FL 34711.