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Brian R.

Holden, MA

$40/hour

Middle and High School Tutor with Special Needs Experience

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 8/27/13
4.9 average from 23 ratings
Highly recommended!
— Marja, Shrewsbury, MA on 4/7/16

$40/Hour


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UMASS Aherst
History
Cambridge College
Master's

Education

UMASS Aherst (History)

Cambridge College (Master's)

About Brian

I am licensed in Moderate Special Needs 5-12, and Social Studies 5-12, and Math 5-8. I just passed the MTEL for ELL and in the process of obtaining licenser. I am currently employed by the Worcester Public Schools as a special needs teacher. I have experience teaching math at both the high school and middle school levels as well as reading and writing at the middle and high school levels. I help coach my daughter's soccer team and volunteer with my son's scout troop. I am mild mannered and have a good rapport with students, even ones that some may consider difficult. I have experience working with students with Autism and ADHD. I am licensed in Moderate Special Needs 5-12, and Social Studies 5-12, and Math 5-8. I just passed the MTEL for ELL and in the process of obtaining Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Holden, MA 01520
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Highly recommended!"

- Marja, Shrewsbury, MA on 4/7/16

"Great tutoring experience!"

- Kimberly, Worcester, MA on 10/25/15

"Excellent tutor"

- Carey, Holden, MA on 6/11/15

"Excellent Teaching Skills"

- Erin, Worcester, MA on 6/11/15

"Great Tutor!"

- Diana, Princeton, MA on 4/22/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Chess

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.

ADD/ADHD

I am licensed in moderate special needs in Massachusetts grades 5-12. My Massachusetts License #: 311653. I have ten years experience working with students that have ADD/ADHD. I have experience adapting lessons to fit the needs of students with ADD/ADHD. I understand that not students with ADD/ADHD are also special needs students but often receive accommodations under a 504 plan.

Chess

I've been playing chess since I was nine years old. I have taught students how to play chess over the years.

Special Needs

I am licensed in moderate special needs in Massachusetts grades 5-12. I have ten years experience working with students that have ADD/ADHD, Learning disabilities, and emotional disabilities. I continue to take professional development courses in this area. I have a master's degree in special education.

Study Skills

As a special needs teacher I have extensive experience teaching study skills to students. I have experience with helping them organize their thoughts through graphic organizers. I have experience teaching students how to take and organize notes effectively.

UMASS Aherst
History
Cambridge College
Master's

Education

UMASS Aherst (History)

Cambridge College (Master's)

Highly recommended!

Brian R. is a great math tutor. When our 14 years old son changed school, we found out that he was behind in math. He had D before Brian started tutoring. Now he has A and he he is more confident with math. Brian is patient, friendly and reliable tutor. We highly recommend Brian!

— Marja, Shrewsbury, MA on 4/7/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Brian will travel within 15 miles of Holden, MA 01520.