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I have three degrees in education, and I have been a teacher, administrator, and college professor. I have two degrees in special education, and I have worked with all levels of disability. I am certified as a teacher of the blind/visually impaired, and I have taught braille.
I individualize tutoring based on the needs of my students, and I am able to modify my strategies to meet the needs of individual learners. I am very patient, and I emphasize the student's success and accomplishments. My primary areas of expertise are in reading, writing, and literature, as well as any area of special education. I have three degrees in education, and I have been a teacher, administrator, and college professor. I have two degrees in special education, and I have worked with all levels of disability. I am certified as a teacher of the blind/visually impaired, and I have taught braille.
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I am certified in special education and have worked extensively with students with ADD./ADHD. I presently tutor students with ADD/ADHD at Palm Beach State College. I have been Assistant Director of Special Education and have been responsible for educational programs for these students.
I am certified in special education, and have worked extensively with students with autism. I presently tutor students with autism at Palm Beach State College. I have been Assistant Director of Special Education and have been responsible for educational programs for autistic students.
I have been mentoring students into health careers for the past 6 years. I have worked in a college placement office, and I have worked with students to identify career interests and matches with their personalities. I have administered career assessments and counseled students about the results.
I have been an elementary special education teacher in regular education classrooms. I have been a principal of a K-3 building. I have extensive experience in curriculum development and support at the elementary level.
I have been an elementary principal responsible for reading instruction and curriculum development. I have worked extensively with phonics and with the Reading Recovery program. I have worked with regular students and special needs students to teach reading using a phonics approach, along with other strategies.
My master's and doctorate are in special education. I have been a special education teacher, principal, and Assistant Director of Special Education for a school district. I have worked with special needs students for more than 35 years.