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Kelly B.

Algonquin, IL

$40/hour

Middle School and Adult Educator Providing Tutoring

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BS Northern Illinois University
Elementary Education
St. Xavier College - Chicago, IL
Master's

Education

BS Northern Illinois University (Elementary Education)

St. Xavier College - Chicago, IL (Master's)

About Kelly

I have been teaching in many capacities for over 25 years. I began my career as a Junior High math and language arts teacher. Later, I began working with tutors and students while supervising a literacy program at two major libraries. Most recently, I have been working with adults, teaching English as a Second Language and also a Transition/Bridge class for adults planning their career and educational paths. I work one -on-one with students on many occasions. I am prepared to administer tests and assessments to determine and evaluate any given students level in reading and math. I am passionate about helping all of my students gain confidence and success!
(Also, I am a mother of two Illinois college graduates. Education has always been a priority and highly respected in my household!)

I completed many hours of course work in math education at both the undergraduate and graduate level. I had 8 years teaching middle school math and also workplace math skills to adults for the past 6 years.

Much of my recent teaching/tutoring experience has been working with English Second Language learners. I continue to develop professionally in this field through seminars, workshops and conferences that I attend annually. I have a way of making the learning process in grammar, reading, vocabulary building fun and meaningful!

I am available to meet to discuss your learning objectives and to give you more details on my expectations as your private tutor. My schedule is somewhat flexible, as I am working part-time right now. Let's make a plan to help you be successful in achieving your educational goals!
I have been teaching in many capacities for over 25 years. I began my career as a Junior High math and language arts teacher. Later, I began working with tutors and students while supervising a literacy program at two major libraries. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Algonquin, IL 60102
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

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BS Northern Illinois University
Elementary Education
St. Xavier College - Chicago, IL
Master's

Education

BS Northern Illinois University (Elementary Education)

St. Xavier College - Chicago, IL (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kelly will travel within 15 miles of Algonquin, IL 60102.