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Chad L.

Loves Park, IL

$50/hour

Experienced College English/Writing/Composition Instructor

In-person lessons

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Northern Illinois University
English
Northern Illinois University
Master's

Education

Northern Illinois University (English)

Northern Illinois University (Master's)

About Chad

I worked as a Communications Editor for a large manufacturing company for six years before I got tired of living my life in a cubicle, producing work that was meaningless and unfulfilling. After I quit, I tried teaching and discovered that I get an immense amount of satisfaction from helping students reach their goals and become successful. I've been teaching for about six years now, and I'm currently an adjunct instructor at both Rock Valley College and Rockford University. In particular, I love my work in the Writing Center at Rock Valley College, where I'm able to work individually with students. This is where I feel I can have the greatest impact and help students the most. As a result, I welcome the opportunity to work as a one-on-one tutor with students who can use my assistance.

I have experience working with ESL/ESOL/EFL students, and I understand the specific challenges they face and how to address them. My master's degree was focused on written rhetoric (as opposed to literature), so I have an in-depth knowledge of not only grammar, syntax, and similar composition issues, but also the practical issues that struggling or novice writers face.

I sincerely look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your goals.
I worked as a Communications Editor for a large manufacturing company for six years before I got tired of living my life in a cubicle, producing work that was meaningless and unfulfilling. After I quit, I tried teaching and discovered that I get an immense amount of satisfaction from helping Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Loves Park, IL 61111
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing

I have an M.A. in English with a focus in Written Rhetoric. I am a current composition instructor teaching ENG 101 and 103 at Rock Valley College and RHET 101 and 102 at Rockford University. I am a consultant in Rock Valley College's Writing Center, working one-on-one with students.

Northern Illinois University
English
Northern Illinois University
Master's

Education

Northern Illinois University (English)

Northern Illinois University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Chad will travel within 20 miles of Loves Park, IL 61111.