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Johnny R.

Lisle, IL

$25/hour

Over 25 years of Certified Teaching Experience

4.8 average from 181 ratings
Very Patient
— Sheila, Lisle, IL on 1/8/14

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University of Illinois, Chicago
B.A, of Education
Concordia University Chicago
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Illinois, Chicago (B.A, of Education)

Concordia University Chicago (Graduate Coursework)

About Johnny

My name is Johnny R. I am a UIC graduate and a certified teacher who has taught school for over 25 years and have privately tutored students for over the last 10. I feel confident teaching students in an exciting and comprehensive way. I definitely believe in positive re-enforcement to develop self-esteem and motivation to encourage completion of assignments given. I have helped over 300 tutorial students in this time and have a special talent for encouraging students to reach their full potential. I enjoy working with students who are exceptional or need patience and inspiration to pursue excellence. I also enjoy seeing students change from an "F" or "D "student into an "A "or "B" student within an approximate 2-month period. I look forward to continued success working with your child. My name is Johnny R. I am a UIC graduate and a certified teacher who has taught school for over 25 years and have privately tutored students for over the last 10. I feel confident teaching students in an exciting and comprehensive way. I definitely believe in positive re-enforcement to develop Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lisle, IL 60532
Background Check: Passed

"Very Patient"

- Sheila, Lisle, IL on 1/8/14

"Introduction"

- Tina, Elmhurst, IL on 6/1/16

"Great teacher, very respectful"

- Bill, Bolingbrook, IL on 5/11/16

"Mr R. is great !"

- Michele, Broadview, IL on 2/29/16

"Terrific and Friendly Tutor"

- Stefanie, Naperville, IL on 1/19/15

"Very caring tutor!"

- Kathy, Naperville, IL on 3/7/13
Science:
Biology, Physical Science,
Physics
Art:
Drawing
English:
ACT Reading, English,
Grammar,
Reading,
SAT Writing, Vocabulary,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, GED,
SAT Writing
Computer:
Dreamweaver
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science,
Grammar,
Reading,
Study Skills, Vocabulary

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.

Algebra 1

I have taught and 6th and 7th grade math for over 25 years as a certified teacher and have given tutorial services to several students in math this year. I also have passed the WyzAnt math test with excellent result. It would be an honor to share my expertise with your child.

American History

I have over 25 years of teaching and tutoring experience and have served several students, which includes tutoring students in two Naperville school districts, with great success. I have a special talent for encouraging students who need extra help in American History.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified teacher and have taught at the elementary school level for over 25 years. I have taught K, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade during my career. I have a special talent for encouraging students who show lack of interest and confidence in certain skill areas. My special attributes include teaching basic math facts, reading, spelling and writing skills. I enjoy working with slow learners who need patience and inspiration to pursue excellence. I look forward to the opportunity to motivate and encourage your child to reach his/her full potential.

Elementary Science

I have taught science for several years and know your child’s 4th grade science curriculum very well, as well as, been selected to be a judge for science fairs several times, over my 25 years of teaching experience.

English

I have taught as certified teacher for over 25 years and have given tutorial services to several students this year. I also have passed the WyzAnt test with excellent result. It would be an honor to share my expertise with your child.

GED

I have taught several students using my GED academic tools with great success. I believe in positive reinforcement coupled with patience and a great work ethic has proven to be rewarding for the students I have assisted. I'd love to share my expertise with you for your academic achievement.

Grammar

I have over 25 years of teaching and tutoring experience and have served several students, which includes tutoring students in two Naperville school districts, with great success. I have a special talent for encouraging students who need extra help in English grammar and language comprehension.

Physical Science

I have over 25 years of teaching and tutoring experience and have served several students, which includes tutoring students in two Naperville school districts, with great success. I have a special talent for encouraging students who need extra help in physical science.

Prealgebra

I have taught 6th & 7th grade math for over 15 years as a certified teacher and have given tutorial services to several students in math this year. I also have passed the WyzAnt math test with excellent results. It would be an honor to share my expertise with your child.

Reading

I have taught 6th & 7th grade READING for over 15 years as a certified teacher and have given tutorial services to several students in reading this year. I also have passed the WyzAnt reading test with excellent result. It would be an honor to share my expertise with your child.

Vocabulary

I have taught over 25 years as a certified teacher and have given tutorial services to several students this year. I also have passed the WyzAnt vocabulary and reading test with excellent result. It would be an honor to share my expertise with your child.

Writing

I have taught 3rd & 4th grade writing and composition skills for over 25 years as a certified teacher and have given tutorial services to several students in the past few years. I have had several opportunities working with slow learners and seeing them achieve an expected high levels of success. I also have passed several WyzAnt test with excellent result. Thank you for your consideration. It would be an honor to share my expertise with your child.

University of Illinois, Chicago
B.A, of Education
Concordia University Chicago
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Illinois, Chicago (B.A, of Education)

Concordia University Chicago (Graduate Coursework)

Very Patient — He keeps encouraging my daughter to read more thoroughly and think before answering questions. She is definitely improving her writing and reading skills! ...

— Sheila, Lisle, IL on 1/8/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Johnny will travel within 20 miles of Lisle, IL 60532.