Over 1000 tutoring hours

Mindy P.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$40/hour

Experienced English and Reading Teacher - ESL/SAT/ACT/Writing

Background check passed as of 3/27/14
4.9 average from 241 ratings
Mindy is a great ESL teacher!
— Giovanny, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 11/21/13

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Florida Atlantic University
English Education
Nova University
Master's

Education

Florida Atlantic University (English Education)

Nova University (Master's)

About Mindy

I am an experienced teacher and tutor who loves to help students achieve their goals. I have a Bachelor's degree in English Education and a Master's degree in Reading Education. I taught middle school and high school Language Arts and Reading, tutored middle school, high school, and college students and adults, and worked as a technical writer. I currently tutor high school students and adults, as well as proofread and edit papers. I also have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Systems, and I teach Microsoft applications, how to use the internet, social networking, and general computer skills. I am an experienced teacher and tutor who loves to help students achieve their goals. I have a Bachelor's degree in English Education and a Master's degree in Reading Education. I taught middle school and high school Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

I will tutor two students at the same time for the same hourly rate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33325
Background Check: Passed

"Mindy is a great ESL teacher!"

- Giovanny, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 11/21/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Donna, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 1/26/16

"Expert English Tutor"

- Jose, Hollywood, FL on 10/8/15

"We're so happy!"

- Alison, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 9/2/15

"Understood issues quickly"

- Marc, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 7/20/15

"Mindy was great!"

- Vanessa, Pompano Beach, FL on 2/17/15

"Great English Tutor!"

- Carolina, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 4/6/14

"Recommend for SAT Reading Tutoring"

- Sonia, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 10/1/13

"Very resourceful, reliable and honest!"

- Emily, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 12/26/12

"Great tutor"

- Caitlin, Hollywood, FL on 12/9/12

"Excellent Tutor"

- Grace, Miami, FL on 9/9/09
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL
Computer:
General Computer,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
QuickBooks
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Business,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
QuickBooks

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.

ACT English

I am an experienced ACT tutor. I taught a high school Intensive Reading class, which covers preparation for the FCAT and the ACT. I've also tutored high school students in ACT Reading, English, Writing, and testing skills. I focus on comprehension, grammar, writing, and test taking skills.

ACT Reading

I am an experienced ACT Reading teacher. I taught high school intensive reading classes and have helped many students prepare for their ACT tests. I use the Real ACT Prep Guide to teach reading comprehension, English, writing, and test-taking skills.

Business

I am a small business owner. My husband and I started our own business from scratch in 2009, and we have grown a lot since then. I handle accounting, finances, marketing, PR, and human resources. I am familiar with all aspects of business functions.

English

I am a retired English teacher with extensive experience helping high school and college students write papers for their courses. I ensure papers are written using proper grammar and punctuation, follow teacher's guidelines, and follow the proper format. I also teach grammar and punctuation to students from middle school age to adult.

ESL/ESOL

I am trained in ESL and have experience helping students who do not speak English as their native language improve their English pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar.

General Computer

I am proficient in all Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. I can help with general computer skills, including setting up Facebook profiles and picture albums, email accounts, and blogs. I can download software and remove unwanted applications. I can explain general internet skills and searches and recommend websites. If you need computer help, let me know!

Grammar

I am a retired English teacher with excellent grammar skills. I use different methods and resources to teach grammar, and I can help you improve your speaking and writing skills.

Microsoft Excel

I am a small business owner and use Excel to keep track of our assets and customers in spreadsheets and workbooks. I can perform sorts, searches, and simple equations and also create graphs and charts.

Microsoft Word

I am an experienced Technical Writer with an English degree and I have created many documents using MS Word. I am familiar with all aspects of the application and produce well-written professional documentation.

Proofreading

I have also worked as a technical writer and English instructor. I am extremely proficient in proofreading papers, finding errors, and recommending corrections.

QuickBooks

I am a business owner and keep track of all our records and expenses in QuickBooks. I am proficient at entering new customers, vendors, and items, as well as entering payments and expenses and generating reports.

Reading

I have a Master's degree in Reading Education and I am a retired, experienced Reading teacher. I use many resources to teach reading skills to students from middle school age through adult.

SAT Reading

I am a retired Reading teacher and have experience helping high school students prepare for the Reading and Writing portions of their SAT. I focus on test-taking skills, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills.

SAT Writing

I have extensive experience in helping students prepare for the Reading and Writing portions of the SAT test. I use many different types of resources to teach vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, and test-taking skills.

Study Skills

I am a retired teacher who has taught middle school and high school and also tutored college students. I can show you how to organize your lessons and activities and how to study effectively for various types of subjects.

Vocabulary

I have a Bachelor's degree in English and an excellent vocabulary. I use online and written lessons to teach vocabulary skills and help students greatly improve their vocabulary understanding and use.

Writing

I am a retired English teacher with many years of experience helping middle school, high school and college students write essays and papers using APA or MLA format following teacher's guidelines. I am an expert editor and can provide guidance on all aspects of writing.

Florida Atlantic University
English Education
Nova University
Master's

Education

Florida Atlantic University (English Education)

Nova University (Master's)

Mindy is a great ESL teacher! — Spanish is my native language and I had difficulties understanding English. Mindy has been tutoring me for more than a year in English, grammar, reading and writing. Since I've been working with Mindy, I have greatly improved my vocabulary, pronunciation, understanding English terminology, and writing. Mindy's tutoring has helped me in many areas of my life, such as my work environment and my soc ...

— Giovanny, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 11/21/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

I will tutor two students at the same time for the same hourly rate.

Travel policy

Mindy will travel within 10 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33325.