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Megan M.

Villa Park, IL

$35/hour

Expert Tutor for Reading, Writing, Special Needs

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Southern Illinois University@Carbondale
University Studies
Lewis University
Master's
Lewis University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Southern Illinois University@Carbondale (University Studies)

Lewis University (Master's)

Lewis University (Graduate Coursework)

About Megan

I am a certified teacher with a masters in special education as well as an endorsement in reading and literacy, making me a certified reading teacher. I have ten years of experience teaching as well as several years of experience as a private tutor. I enjoy working with students one on one and seeing the progress they make. I work hard to connect with my students and parents and find the best possible technique to meet the needs of your child. I have training in several research based reading interventions, such as Wilson Reading Systems, SRA Reading Mastery and Corrective Reading. In addition to my teaching experience I am also a mother to two boys! I am a certified teacher with a masters in special education as well as an endorsement in reading and literacy, making me a certified reading teacher. I have ten years of experience teaching as well as several years of experience as a private tutor. I enjoy working with students one on one Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

My rate is flexible depending on which of us is traveling as well as how often we are meeting to tutor.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Villa Park, IL 60181
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have a masters in special education. I have ten years of teaching experience in special education. I have attended professional development for ADD/HD.

Aspergers

I have extensive experience with children on the Autism Spectrum through ten years of experience in special education. I attended a three day workshop on Autism/Aspergers. I am familiar with PECS and social stories and have a Masters Degree in Special Education.

Autism

I have extensive experience with children on the Autism Spectrum through ten years of experience in special education. I attended a three day workshop on Autism/Aspergers. I am familiar with PECS and social stories and have a Masters Degree in Special Education.

Dyslexia

I have an endorsement in reading and literacy from Lewis University. I am a certified reading teacher in the state of Illinois. I am trained in Wilson, SRA, Jolly Phonics and Literacy Wings.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified in the state of Illinois to teach special education, reading and ESL in grades k-12. I have been teaching in the elementary school for 10 years. I have also tutored privately.

Phonics

I have an endorsement in Reading and Literacy from the state of Illinois. I have taken over twenty hours of graduate classes in reading. I am trained in Wilson Language Systems, SRA Reading Mastery and Jolly Phonics. I also have a Master's In Special Education.

Reading

I am endorsed in K-12 Reading and trained in Wilson Language Systems and SRA.

Special Needs

I have a master's degree in special education. I have an LBS1 unlimited teaching certificate in special education, meaning I can teach K-age 21 in all areas of special education except deaf and blind students. I have ten years of teaching experience in special education and have worked with many students on the Autism spectrum.

Writing

Well versed in Writers Workshop and the use of graphic organizers to teach writing. I took a class on teaching writing while getting my endorsement in Reading and Literacy. I am well versed in different writing programs and strategies to teach writing to struggling students. I believe in using many approaches to teach writing and make it fun!

Southern Illinois University@Carbondale
University Studies
Lewis University
Master's
Lewis University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Southern Illinois University@Carbondale (University Studies)

Lewis University (Master's)

Lewis University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

My rate is flexible depending on which of us is traveling as well as how often we are meeting to tutor.

Travel policy

Megan will travel within 20 miles of Villa Park, IL 60181.