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Diane S.

South Yarmouth, MA

$30/hour

Engaging Early Childhood Tutor Specializing in Reading and Writing

In-person lessons

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Mercyhurst University
Human Growth and Dev
Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research
Other

Education

Mercyhurst University (Human Growth and Dev)

Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (Other)

About Diane

My passion for learning and teaching began during my visits to the public library as a young child. I developed an appreciation for reading and writing that I have nurtured throughout my life. As a high school student, I started helping young children to improve their reading skills while babysitting, eventually being asked to tutor. I seem to have a gift for engaging children and families in the process of learning. In addition to improving literacy skills, most children express a greater interest in books and sharing their own stories. I believe learning should be fun. It is a special moment whenever a child reads a book from cover to cover, or requests to write his or her own story. The best reward is seeing a child's confidence grow.

I earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Growth and Development, with an emphasis on the young child. As an undergraduate student, I held a work-study position at the campus-based childcare program. As a graduate student, I obtained a Master of Social Service. Internships included the maternal-child health units of a major teaching hospital and several preschool programs. While completing my studies, I was a full-time teacher for an early intervention center, working with children with a variety of developmental and learning differences. I also served as a substitute foster parent at a transitional care home for medically fragile children.

More recently, I have held leadership positions in Early Head Start and university Early Childhood Education programs. Responsibilities included coaching new teachers concerning language and social-emotional development for students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. I have also administered ABA trials in a public school preschool classroom. My approach is strengths-based and individualized for each student.

I look forward to partnering with you to help your child reach his or her goals!
My passion for learning and teaching began during my visits to the public library as a young child. I developed an appreciation for reading and writing that I have nurtured throughout my life. As a high school student, I started Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of South Yarmouth, MA 02664
In-person lessons
English:
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, GED, SAT Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Hard Of Hearing, Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Mercyhurst University
Human Growth and Dev
Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research
Other

Education

Mercyhurst University (Human Growth and Dev)

Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Diane will travel within 20 miles of South Yarmouth, MA 02664.