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Tami M.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$60/hour

American Sign Language/ Teacher*Tutor*Interpreter

In-person lessons
5+ Hours
5.0 average from 4 ratings
Patient and knows what she's doing
— Amanda, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 7/6/15

$60/Hour


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About Tami

After completing my degree in Interpreter Training, I began my career as an Educational Interpreter.
While working fulltime in the school system, additionally, I worked as an Independent Contractor (freelance).
It was during this time that I decided to begin training others in the field.

While an Instructor at Miami Dade College/Interpreter Training Program and more than 25 years later, I continue fulltime interpreting in a hosptial settings while also being involved locally in many deafness related organizations, as well as the local chapter of The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.

Presently, I look to impart my skills, experience and passion in Deafness and American SignLanguage to those individuals looking to open a new world of communication, to those interested in learning about this fascinating language, and/or enhance and improve present skills to the level necessary of fulfillness.

I have Experience teaching/training/testing prospective Interpeters, tutoring/teaching students from elementary through college level. I am a RID Certified Interpreter.

I look forward to the experience of encouraging and enhancing those interested in American Sign Language.
Through a series of planning, establishing, setting and acheiving goals to success, I can think of no one better.
After completing my degree in Interpreter Training, I began my career as an Educational Interpreter.
While working fulltime in the school system, additionally, I worked as an Independent Contractor (freelance).
It was during this time that I decided to begin training others in the field.

While an Instructor at Miami Dade
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Will consider doing a group rate with 2+ students

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351
In-person lessons

"Patient and knows what she's doing"

- Amanda, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 7/6/15
Language:
Sign Language
Special Needs:
Sign Language

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.

Sign Language

I have taught and trained at a variety of educational levels, from Elementary to Post Secondary.
I am presently hold National Certification from RID. (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf).
Additionally, I have been a screenerat the State Level for those working toward obtaining National Certification.

Patient and knows what she's doing

A lot of different tips and tricks of memorization and a few new signs that I didn't know prior to meeting with her.

— Amanda, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 7/6/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Will consider doing a group rate with 2+ students

Travel policy

Tami will travel within 5 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351.