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Yvonne B.

Calumet City, IL

$45/hour

Innovative, Inspiring, and Committed

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Northern IL. University
Elementary Education
Chicago State University
Master's

Education

Northern IL. University (Elementary Education)

Chicago State University (Master's)

About Yvonne

I have taught elementary and secondary school for many years. I have a background in Reading and Special Education. I attended NIU, where I earned a BA in Education and CSU where I earned a MA in Special Education. My life long goal was always to become a teacher. I have had the privilege of seeing many of my students achieve at an extraordinary level. I believe that all students are capable of learning and reaching their desired goals. Hard work and discipline are key to achieving these goals.

I specialize in improving reading comprehension, vocabulary, attention to detail, note taking, and organization. I will give each student a brief reading test and determine which skills he/she is deficient in. Next, I will develop a series of lessons and activities to address specific skills. This will ensure that the student has an academic plan in place.

I try to be flexible with time. While I do have a 24-hour cancellation policy, I offer makeup classes when emergencies occur. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

I have taught 1st grade through 12th grade. Therefore, I know the skills a student needs to know when they enter school as well as exit school. It is important that students receive a curriculum that prepares he/she to be a successful reader. I am able to communicate effectively with all students and clarify the smallest details because of my background in Special Education. In addition, I was the coordinator for Aim High reading program for struggling readers.

I am an outstanding tutor because I provide students with the tools they need in order to be successful. I make learning fun and allow students to improve skills they are deficient in, by modeling, repetition, and skill based lessons.

I have a Masters in Special Education and have provided the needed instruction for many students to attend college.

Feel free to contact me. I am available to discuss any concerns or questions about a lesson during the hours of 3-8PM.
I have taught elementary and secondary school for many years. I have a background in Reading and Special Education. I attended NIU, where I earned a BA in Education and CSU where I earned a MA in Special Education. My life long goal was always to become a teacher. I have had the privilege Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Calumet City, IL 60409
In-person lessons
English:
Reading
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Handwriting, Reading, Spelling

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Type 3 Standard Elementary Certificate (K-9) issued by the State of Illinois. This certification allows a teacher to teach all content areas in a K-8 curriculum in a self contained general education setting.

Special Needs

I have a Type 10 Standard Special Education certificate (K-12) issued by the State of Illinois.
I'm endorsed in the following: Learning Disabilities, Educable Mentally Handicapped, and Trainable Mentally Handicapped.
I have over 20 years of experience teaching Diverse Learners.

Northern IL. University
Elementary Education
Chicago State University
Master's

Education

Northern IL. University (Elementary Education)

Chicago State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Travel policy

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