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Christine H.

Chicago, IL

$50/hour

Experienced Early Childhood Educator Ready to Help You Read

In-person lessons

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DePaul University
Early Childhood Education
Christian Brothers University
MEd
National Louis University- Chicago
Graduate Coursework

Education

DePaul University (Early Childhood Education)

Christian Brothers University (MEd)

National Louis University- Chicago (Graduate Coursework)

About Christine

I have been teaching in the field of early childhood since 2006 (third grade and preschool), but have worked with children as young as one-year-old and as old as seventeen-years-old as a tutor. So I understand what students need to succeed at all ages. I believe good reading and writing skills are crucial to success in elementary school and beyond. My students have always made gains of at least one year in reading. In 2010, at least half a dozen of my five-year-olds left preschool sounding out words. My first year of teaching, 13 out of 17 of my third graders were reading chapter books. I currently teach at the preschool level in the inner city. I have worked with students who were sounding out simple words as well as with students who had developmental delays. I am ESL endorsed, and my English Language Learners leave my class with the ability to at least speak informal English with their peers. With all my classroom experience and professional development relating to literacy (as well as math and science), I have a great deal of lessons and activities up my sleeve for helping young readers improve in their phonics and comprehension skills. I look forward to helping your child succeed in reading. I have been teaching in the field of early childhood since 2006 (third grade and preschool), but have worked with children as young as one-year-old and as old as seventeen-years-old as a tutor. So I understand what Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Chicago, IL 60616
In-person lessons
English:
Reading
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Phonics, Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

Illinois Type 04 Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Birth to Third grade)
Tennessee Elementary Education Certification
Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
Master of Education in Teacher Leadership and Elementary Education
2006-2008 Third Grade Teacher
2008-present Preschool Teacher

DePaul University
Early Childhood Education
Christian Brothers University
MEd
National Louis University- Chicago
Graduate Coursework

Education

DePaul University (Early Childhood Education)

Christian Brothers University (MEd)

National Louis University- Chicago (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Christine will travel within 5 miles of Chicago, IL 60616.