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Patricia O.

Glenview, IL

$75/hour

Experienced Educator. I Believe Every Child Can Be Successful.

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
Background check passed as of 4/30/16
4.8 average from 6 ratings
Extremely qualified and patient tutor
— Maureen, Winnetka, IL on 10/24/16

$75/Hour


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University of Michigan, Wayne State University
Elementary Education
University of Michigan, University of Detroit-Mercy
Master's

Education

University of Michigan, Wayne State University (Elementary Education)

University of Michigan, University of Detroit-Mercy (Master's)

About Patricia

Having been an educator for over 25 years, I have loved working with both large and small groups of children, as well as individual students, in classroom settings. One of my proudest accomplishments is having been selected to train other teachers, both as a presenter at many professional development institutes, and also as an academic coach assigned to individual schools.
I personally love learning, and my joy is watching children understand and be able to apply new concepts as well as those that they have formerly struggled to learn. One of my most rewarding memories is when I was voted by my students to receive an award from The Detroit Free Press as a Favorite Teacher.

In my career I have been trained in the Common Core as well as provided training to other teachers in the Common Core.

I hold a Permanent Certificate for Elementary Grades K-8 in all subjects with an additional endorsement for Middle School Grades 5-9. I have worked in Elementary and Middle School Education for more than 25 years both as a teacher and as a Certified Coach of Teachers.

I love Mathematics and I hold an Elementary Mathematics Specialists Certificate as well as having my Master of Arts Degree in the Teaching of Mathematics.
I have taught Mathematics and also Coached other Teachers in the teaching of Mathematics.

Let's work together to build on your strengths and raise your achievement level to where you would like it to be!
Having been an educator for over 25 years, I have loved working with both large and small groups of children, as well as individual students, in classroom settings. One of my proudest accomplishments is having been selected to train other teachers, both as a presenter at many professional development institutes, and also as an academic coach Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required

When 2 or more lessons are scheduled per week the rate is $60 per hour.

Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Glenview, IL 60026
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Extremely qualified and patient tutor"

- Maureen, Winnetka, IL on 10/24/16
Test Preparation:
Common Core

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Common Core

As a Certified Instructional Coach, I received training in the Common Core through the Wayne County Intermediate School District--Wayne RESA, in Wayne, MI. Following this, I helped to develop, facilitate and co-present material on the Common Core to teachers at Professional Development Workshops as well as work with teachers in their classrooms to provide further support with the Common Core.

Additionally, as a Student Teacher Supervisor for the University of Michigan-Dearborn, I provided support to Student Teachers with the Common Core in their student teaching assignments.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a classroom teacher for over 20 years in both elementary and middle school. I hold a Permanent Certificate for Grades K-8 All Subjects and Middle School Grades 5-9. Following this, I became an Instructional Specialist and worked with over 200 teachers at 40 schools to help increase teacher effectiveness and student achievement. I also developed and presented numerous workshops and inservices on educational reform topics including curriculum design and assessment.

Elementary Math

I am a certified Mathematics Specialist with a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education.

University of Michigan, Wayne State University
Elementary Education
University of Michigan, University of Detroit-Mercy
Master's

Education

University of Michigan, Wayne State University (Elementary Education)

University of Michigan, University of Detroit-Mercy (Master's)

Extremely qualified and patient tutor

My dyslexic son is working with Patti. She has such a pleasant way about her and the gift of knowing how to connect with her students. I look forward to a long term partnership.

— Maureen, Winnetka, IL on 10/24/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

When 2 or more lessons are scheduled per week the rate is $60 per hour.

Travel policy

Patricia will travel within 6 miles of Glenview, IL 60026.