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Sylvia S.

Hollywood, FL

$40/hour

"Private Tutoring" toward excellence in English

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/26/13

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Cooper Union
Fine Art
BFA
Master's
NYU
MEd

Education

Cooper Union (Fine Art)

BFA (Master's)

NYU (MEd)

About Sylvia

Sylvia was educated at Cooper Union, N.Y.U. and Stanford in Fine Art, English and Film. She edited numerous films including Academy Award winning "Interviews with My Lai Veterans," receiving special praise from John Simon in his book, "Movies into Film" for her editing of "Tropic of Cancer."

Active as an editor, educator and photographer in New York for two decades, her work has appeared in fine art, educational and commercial publications. She has been an instructor and lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and taught at "Community Film Workshop," network sponsored and granted by the Department of Health Education and Welfare. Her methods included a precise understanding of individual students natural capacities. Included as well was her ability to define the level performance and motivate students to desire excellence. Her perception became a catalyst for outstanding improvement on an individual basis.
Sylvia was educated at Cooper Union, N.Y.U. and Stanford in Fine Art, English and Film. She edited numerous films including Academy Award winning "Interviews with My Lai Veterans," Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

Rates will be designed on an individual basis.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Hollywood, FL 33026
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
Art:
Adobe Photoshop,
Art Theory, Drawing, Film,
Painting, Photography
English:
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop,
Microsoft Word, Photography
Language:
French
History:
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Swimming, Yoga

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Adobe Photoshop

SYLVIA S. was educated at Cooper Union, N.Y.U. and Stanford University in fine art, art history and film.
She edited numerous films including the Academy Award winning “Interviews with My Lai Veterans”, receiving special praise from John Simon in his book “Movies into Film” for her editing of “Tropic of Cancer”. Active as a commercial photographer in New York for two decades, Sylvia’s digital work has appeared in fine art and commercial publications. Her own digital photographs have been shown in galleries and private and corporate collections in the United States and Europe.

Sylvia has been an instructor of digital photography at P.S. Repertory Co. in New York. In addition, she has taught “Photoshop” at several Manhattan digital workshops which is a tutorial one on one relationship. She has been an adjunct professor at Visual Arts, teaching” photoshop”. On an individual basis, she has tutored students on the “photoshop” basics.

Elementary (K-6th)

EDUCATION: Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, B.F.A., Stanford University, Film Institute,
New York University, M.A. Education

I am qualified to teach elementary education in Manhattan with a NYC Public School teaching certificate. I have worked with students on an individual and group basis in private and public schools.

My work with elementary school students required patience, tenacity, and an ability to demonstrate positive feedback. Upon evaluation of their potential, it is necessary to encourage growth and confidence so that they may proceed to higher levels of performance.

Film

SYLVIA S. was educated at Cooper Union, N.Y.U. and Stanford University in fine art, art history and film. She edited numerous films including the Academy Award winning “Interviews with My Lai Veterans”, receiving special praise from John Simon in his book “Movies into Film” for her editing of “Tropic of Cancer”. Active as a commercial photographer in New York for two decades, Sylvia’s work has appeared in fine art and commercial publications. Her own photographs have been shown in galleries and private and corporate collections in the United States and Europe.

Sylvia's work as an educator and tutor parallels her film and photography experience. She has been director of Film Editing and Photography at the "Community Film Workshop,"(Network sponsored and granted by H.E.W.). She tutored on location the photographing of news stories and individually helped students edit the pieces for broadcast.

In addition, she was an adjunt professor at "School of Visual Arts," "Metropolitan Museum Museum of Art","Arts Awareness" and an alternative school. Her methods were to describe the assignment to the group, but individually work with each student's unique needs regarding their chosen subject. The task was to enhance their concept by guiding them through this process, encouraging creative and provocative imagery toward awareness and thought.

Photography

SYLVIA S. was educated at Cooper Union, N.Y.U. and Stanford University in fine art, art history and film. She edited numerous films including the Academy Award winning “Interviews with My Lai Veterans”, receiving special praise from John Simon in his book “Movies into Film” for her editing of “Tropic of Cancer”. Active as a commercial photographer in New York for two decades, Sylvia’s work has appeared in fine art and commercial publications. Her own photographs have been shown in galleries and private and corporate collections in the United States and Europe.

Sylvia's work as an educator and tutor parallels her film and photography experience. She has been director of Film Editing and Photography at the "Community Film Workshop, (Network sponsored and granted by H.E.W.). She tutored on location the photographing of news stories and individually helped students edit the pieces for broadcast.

In addition, she was an adjunt professor at "School of Visual Arts," "Metropolitan Museum Museum of Art", "Arts Awareness" and an alternative school. Her methods were to describe the assignment to the group, but individually work with each student's unique needs regarding their chosen subject. The task was to inhance their concept by guiding them through this process, encouraging creative and provocative imagery toward awareness and thought.

Reading

SYLVIA was educated at Cooper Union, N.Y.U. and Stanford University in fine art, art history and film. She edited numerous films including the Academy Award winning “Interviews with My Lai Veterans”, receiving special praise from John Simon in his book “Movies into Film” for her editing of “Tropic of Cancer.” Active as a commercial photographer in New York for two decades, Sylvia’s work has appeared in fine art and commercial publications. Her own photographs have been shown in galleries and private and corporate collections in the United States and Europe.

Sylvia's work as an educator and tutor parallels her film and photography experience. She has been director of Film Editing and Photography at the "Community Film Workshop, (Network sponsored and granted by H.E.W.). She tutored on location the photographing of news stories and individually helped students edit the pieces for broadcast.

In addition, she was an adjunct professor at "School of Visual Arts," "Metropolitan Museum of Art," "Arts Awareness" and an alternative school. Her methods were to describe the assignment to the group, but individually work with each student's unique needs regarding their chosen subject. The task was to enhance their concept by guiding them through this process, encouraging creative and provocative imagery toward awareness and thought.

Writing

Writing Qualifications

I was educated at Cooper Union, N.Y.U. and Stanford University in fine art, art history and film. I edited numerous films including the Academy Award winning “Interviews with My Lai Veterans”, receiving special praise from John Simon in his book “Movies into Film” for her editing of “Tropic of Cancer”. Active as a commercial photographer in New York for two decades, my work has appeared in fine art and commercial publications. My own photographs have been shown in galleries and private and corporate collections in the United States and Europe.

My work as an educator and tutor parallels her film and photography experience. I have been director of Film Editing and Photography at the "Community Film Workshop, (Network sponsored and granted by H.E.W.). She tutored on location the photographing of news stories and individually helped students edit the pieces for broadcast.

In addition, I was an adjunct professor at "School of Visual Arts," "Metropolitan Museum of Art", "Arts Awareness" and an alternative school. Her methods were to describe the assignment to the group, but individually work with each student's unique needs regarding their chosen subject. The task was to enhance their concept by guiding them through this process, encouraging creative and provocative imagery toward awareness and thought.

Cooper Union
Fine Art
BFA
Master's
NYU
MEd

Education

Cooper Union (Fine Art)

BFA (Master's)

NYU (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Rates will be designed on an individual basis.

Travel policy

Sylvia will travel within 15 miles of Hollywood, FL 33026.