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Gina G.

Lakeland, FL

$35/hour

History/English tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 4/26/12
5.0 average from 127 ratings
Excellent TEAS Tutor
— Allyson, Lakeland, FL on 9/25/16

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UMass Dartmouth
History
Goddard College
Master's

Education

UMass Dartmouth (History)

Goddard College (Master's)

About Gina

I have a BA from UMass Dartmouth where I majored in History with an English minor. I finished my MA from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont in 2007. While there, I studied learning disabilities, multiple intelligence, experiential education, workshop facilitation, and memoir writing. I worked as a tutor for high school students for five years for the Twin Valley School System from 2004 to 2009. My work was with special education students and students transitioning from residential and other alternative placements; in my last year with the school, I worked in the PACE room at Twin Valley High School. The PACE room provides tutoring to a variety of students in all subjects. I tutored students in English, History, Math, Science, and any other subject they were taking. I worked with students in standard high school curriculum, curriculum that I created for the student, and AGS texts. I also have experience in environmental education. I served as Coordinator for the ELF (Environmental Learning for the Future) Program in Whitingham, VT and also served as a volunteer educator for ELF in local elementary schools. In the mid to late nineties I worked as an educator for the Children's Museum in Dartmouth, MA.
I enjoy working with teenagers and have a good rapport with that age group.
I have a BA from UMass Dartmouth where I majored in History with an English minor. I finished my MA from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont in 2007. While there, I studied learning disabilities, multiple intelligence, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required

There is a minimum one hour lesson charge if the lesson is less than an hour by the student's choice. After that, parts of an hour will be charged as such.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lakeland, FL 33812
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Excellent TEAS Tutor"

- Allyson, Lakeland, FL on 9/25/16

"Excellent first lesson"

- Gwen, Lakeland, FL on 9/23/16

"Great Tutor"

- Zuzana, Riverview, FL on 9/22/16

"Great tutor!!!"

- Jimmy, Lakeland, FL on 8/8/12
Math:
Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
Astronomy, Botany, Psychology
Music:
Music History
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TEAS
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion,
World History
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Religion

I took a minimum of 4 courses in the History of Religion during my BA studies. On my own time, I have studied religion extensively over a period of 10-15 years including reading most of the major religious texts. I have a broad knowledge of the world's religions as a result. It is an area of personal interest that I enjoy and am, therefore, always willing to work within.

Special Needs

I studied learning disabilities, learning and the brain, AHDH, PTSD, multiple intelligences, and more during my MA studies. I worked as a tutor and behavior interventionist with a special ed student transitioning out of a residential placement for one year.

I worked for 5 years in an alternative program for special ed and behavioral students in a public high school as a 1 to 1 and small group tutor. I am currently employed at a private alternative day school where I have worked as a substitute english teacher and currently as a 1 to 1; all students where I work are currently on IEPs.

TEAS

I have worked with several students preparing to take the TEAS test. My background in English - writing, grammar, comprehension, and usage - is exceptionally strong and I have extensive experience working with students on foundational math skills. I also do well working with students on study skills.

UMass Dartmouth
History
Goddard College
Master's

Education

UMass Dartmouth (History)

Goddard College (Master's)

Excellent TEAS Tutor — Gina was excellent. She is helping review things that I learned many, many years ago. She is helping me with a few different subjects; there are few thing in Math and English that we are going to be going over. ...

— Allyson, Lakeland, FL on 9/25/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

There is a minimum one hour lesson charge if the lesson is less than an hour by the student's choice. After that, parts of an hour will be charged as such.

Travel policy

Gina will travel within 20 miles of Lakeland, FL 33812.