Loma Linda University, Riverside (Office Management)
University of Idaho Moscow, Idaho (MEd)
Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA (Other)
Certified as an elementary reading specialist, my professional experience includes assessing and teaching reading to students in grades K-3 who had severe reading difficulties. In working with these students, I used a variety of methods and worked to determine what methods or particular tool worked for them. I utilized phonics reading techniques. I have worked with students in small groups as well as one-on-one. In addition, I taught all classes to students in grades K-3.
With a master's in Business Education, I taught students typing skills, basic computer applications, and transcription. In computer applications, I taught basic to advanced concepts in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
My tutoring experience has been at both the high school and college level. At the high school level I helped the student through daily assignments in English, Math, Science and History. At the college level, I tutored students in computer applications. Certified as an elementary reading specialist, my professional experience includes assessing and teaching reading to students in grades K-3 who had severe reading difficulties. In working with these students, I used a variety of methods and worked to determine what methods or particular tool worked for them. I utilized phonics reading techniques.
$50.00/hr for Reading Assessment Reading Assessments are required for reading tutoring.
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As a teacher, I have taken several tests to verify my ability to understand basic math, reading and writing skills. In 1992, I took and successfully passed the CBEST exam.
In the area of elementary education, I have two years of full-time teaching experience as a Reading Specialist in Page, Arizona, as well as four plus years as a Substitute Teacher in Washington State and Nevada. In Arizona, I am a certified elementary teacher with a Reading Specialist endorsement and I have a lifetime substitute certificate in the state of Washington.
As a certified reading specialist in the state of Arizona, I taught a phonics based reading intervention program. My training included reading education courses, as well as state conferences for ArizonaReads and Dr. Louisa Moats, LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) Institute.