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Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University - Chicago, IL (Master's)
Roosevelt University- Chicago (Master's)
I love reading and writing, and I love helping other people fall in love with the written English language. I have written a blog in the past, and will soon return to blogging. I have written employee handbooks, job descriptions, business letters, family histories, company minutes, and many other writing assignments. I minored in English in college, and have never stopped learning. When I write, my goals are clarity and brevity. My writing is as long as it needs to be but no longer, and I eliminate all fluff and repetition. I have graded standardized tests, and prepared and given training in the areas of employment law, safety, and OSHA compliance.
I'm a graduate of a Catholic grade school in which grammar and reading were stressed. I can still diagram a sentence!
Unfortunately I do not believe that I am a good match for small children seeking basic reading. I am a much better tutor of teen-agers and adults.
I also have two master's degrees in areas in which clear writing is critical: public administration and human resources management.
Being able to express oneself in writing is essential to success in today's world. I would love to help you shine. I love reading and writing, and I love helping other people fall in love with the written English language. I have
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Colette is very nice, patient, friendly, and Knowledgeable. She gave me a lot of advice in order to improve my English skills, like go to museum, read newspaper, and make friends that speak English.
Colette has been very patient with our son. She is always punctual and prepares for the sessions. Without a doubt she always goes an extra mile. We highly recommend Colette.
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I have successfully completed a bachelors degree and two masters degrees. I have tutored for Literacy Volunteers of America. I set up a training program in basic skills, math, and reading for a manufacturing company. I have also graded ISAT reading and math tests for Pearson Education.
When I read a chapter for a class, I highlight key points as I read the passage for the first time. Then I re-read the highlighted sections. If I have time, I write important points on note cards and review the cards several times.
I have a bachelors degree in political science, a masters degree in public administration, and a masters degree in human resources and industrial relations. I am a Senior Professional in Human Resources. I have 25 years experience in the human resources field, and have written many employee handbooks, reports, etc. I also created an in-house training program for employees who had poor reading and writing skills.