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LaTrina J.

Austell, GA

$50/hour

Sociologist by Training, English Teacher by Profession!!

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Voorhees College
Sociology
Valdosta State University
Master's

Education

Voorhees College (Sociology)

Valdosta State University (Master's)

About LaTrina

I've been in the educational arena for five years now. My worldview is a confluence of various perspectives…all equally influenced by the amazing students that I’ve had the opportunity to work with over the years. Whether formally or not – my past four years have been filled with students and their families, their realities, and about the obligation of educators to be accountable to our students in word and deed.

I recently completed my first year as a public school teacher in the heart of The Mississippi Delta – Durant, MS. My student population was 99% African American. I taught full-time and was also a First Year Corps Member with Teach for America. Holmes County is the poorest county in the poorest state and has the infamous distinction of also having the lowest life expectancy in the country. The urgency here was felt everyday as I entered my classroom. Without communication with parents and establishing a presence in the school as one who didn’t mind being active and vocal in the community about local issues – I was able to gain a level of access to the families of my kids that other teachers weren't. The skills of assessing strengths, relationship-building, and ensuring students have access to resources have served me well in the past four years and I think will serve me equally well here.

Although I appreciate the opportunities to work and interact with diverse crowds – I’m particularly indebted and connected to marginalized and historically underserved groups. I believe that service to others trumps any amount of money or prestige; I know that I will be at my best when I am surrounded by others who believe the same.

Certified in Secondary English in Mississippi

Passed the GACE for Middle Grades English/Language Arts

Competence. Relevance. Fun.
I've been in the educational arena for five years now. My worldview is a confluence of various perspectives…all equally influenced by the amazing students that I’ve had the opportunity to work with over the years. Whether formally or not – my past four years have been filled with students and their families, their realities, and about the Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Austell, GA 30168
In-person lessons
English:
English,
Grammar, Literature, Reading,
Vocabulary
History:
American History, Government & Politics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

2 Years of Teaching Secondary and Middle School ELA/Reading

Certification in Secondary English in MS

Passed the GA GACE for Middle Grades Language Arts

Reading

3 Years of teaching undergraduate Sociology

2 Years of teaching Secondary and Middle School English

Certified in Secondary English in MS

Passed the Middle School Language Arts GACE for GA

Voorhees College
Sociology
Valdosta State University
Master's

Education

Voorhees College (Sociology)

Valdosta State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

LaTrina will travel within 20 miles of Austell, GA 30168.