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Marcia G.

Calumet City, IL

$50/hour

Master/Lead Teacher

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 4/18/14

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Northern Illinois University
Photo-Journalism
Chicago State University
Graduate Coursework
National-Louis University
MEd

Education

Northern Illinois University (Photo-Journalism)

Chicago State University (Graduate Coursework)

National-Louis University (MEd)

About Marcia

I am a dedicated and happy person. I love to teach and I have great success in a one on one setting. I have been teaching since I was in elementary school. As an eighth grader, I was selected along with other students in the honors class to teach the Metric System to the primary children. The rest is history. I come from a family of educators. You could say it's our family business. My Christianity is very prevalent in my life and I believe my love of teaching is my gift from God.

I have been a teacher professionally for the past 30 years. I have taught preschool, elementary and high school students. I have also taught GED courses to veterans. I enjoy working with students of all ages. I have tutored neighbors' children, church members' children and even my own child, when they had subjects that they needed extra help with.

I have been teaching with the Chicago Board of Education for my whole career. I am currently the Technology Coordinator where I am employed. I have been the Math and Science Coordinator for a previous school.

I have had numerous successes with my students, professionally and personally. My children (previous and current students) love me because I am an outgoing, fair and concerned teacher. When I was teaching Middle School Science, my seventh graders advanced 10 percentage points over the scores of the previous seventh graders in the ISAT (Illinois Standards Achievement Test). When I taught 5th graders for eight years, my students always ranked in second place for improved test scores on the ITBS (Iowa Test Of Basic Skills) at our school.

Teaching is my passion and I bring my love of knowledge and children together to be the teacher that my students love and remember. I have even had students that have come to see me after graduation and say "Thank You".
I am a dedicated and happy person. I love to teach and I have great success in a one on one setting. I have been teaching since I was in elementary school. As an eighth grader, I was selected along with other students in the honors class to teach the Metric System to the primary children. The rest is Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Calumet City, IL 60409
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
Bible Studies, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have Illinois Certification in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I have been teaching in the Chicago Public School system for over 30 years. I have taught all grades from PreK - 10 Grades.

Northern Illinois University
Photo-Journalism
Chicago State University
Graduate Coursework
National-Louis University
MEd

Education

Northern Illinois University (Photo-Journalism)

Chicago State University (Graduate Coursework)

National-Louis University (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Marcia will travel within 20 miles of Calumet City, IL 60409.