University of Guyana South America (History)
Long Island University New York (MEd)
Brooklyn College (MEd)
I was born and grew up in Guyana, South America, the only English-speaking country on the continent. I attended Queen's College High School for Boys, the Government Teachers' College, and the University of Guyana. I emigrated to the USA in 1981 and resumed my teaching career in New York City in 1988. I'm Certified both in Guyana and in New York State. In 2003 I retired from the New York City Board of Education after 15 years of teaching in a Special Education School in Brooklyn. While there I worked with students between the ages of 13 and 21. I taught many aspects of English Reading, Comprehension and Writing, Health Science, Geography and Social Studies. My undergraduate studies were at the University of Guyana where I earned a BA in History. My graduate degrees were earned at Long Island University (MSc in Special Education), and Brooklyn College (MSc in Health Science Teaching). Many of my students in NY City needed to be more proficient in the basics of English and Mathematics. The programs in that Special Education setting were designed to prepare most of the students for the prescribed exams like the Regents. Many of the students came to the school with behavioral problems of various kinds. Their stay varied in length, from months to years until graduation, but for the most part success for the students and teachers was always achievable. Throughout my teaching career I've adhered to a basic principle of teaching - a teacher must have two loves, a love of children and a love of knowledge. As a tutor I will use my experience, skill and parental instincts to provide my charges with the excellent services they need and desire.
I was born and grew up in Guyana, South America, the only English-speaking country on the continent. I attended Queen's College High School for Boys, the Government Teachers' College, and the University of Guyana. I emigrated to the USA in 1981 and resumed my teaching career in New York
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