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Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island (Elem. and Sp. Ed.)
Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island (Master's)
Originally from Rhode Island, I obtained a BA in Elementary & Special Education as well as an MA of Education in Literacy from Providence College. With over 14 years experience as a private tutor and close to 20 years experience as both a special educator and reading specialist in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, I'm looking to expand my services. My proven track record displays an improvement in student performance through use of tailored curriculum to address student needs. In the area of reading, I am trained and certified to teach Wilson Reading, level 1 as well as the LIPS (Lindamood-Bell Phoneme Sequencing) program. Within mathematics, I am trained and certified to use Add+Vantage Math Recovery 1 and 2, through the U.S. Math Recovery Council.
I'm currently looking to tutor students in need of instruction using a multi-sensory reading approach. If you are looking for someone with my professional background and expertise, please feel free to reach out. Helping students become more independent learners is what I strive for. Originally from Rhode Island, I obtained a BA in Elementary & Special Education as well as an MA of Education in Literacy from Providence College. With over 14 years experience as a private tutor and close to 20 years experience as both a special educator and reading specialist in Rhode
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I am a certified elementary teacher in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. I have taught all subject areas at all grade levels, K-6. Throughout my career I've also been part of professional organizations in the field of education. I have been a private tutor since 2002 to both elementary and middle school children.
I have a MA of Ed. in Literacy, certification as a reading specialist, and certification in Wilson Reading. Training using the LIPS (Lindamood Bell Learning Process) helps me target phonemic awareness structures for my students. My instructional approach is to use a structured multi-sensory reading program.
As a certified Reading Specialist and Special Educator, I have implemented best practice using research based instruction as a private tutor in the area of reading since 2002. As a Reading Tutor, I've implemented phonics instruction using multi-sensory reading approaches based on individual student needs. Additionally, I've increased oral reading fluency through the use of repeated readings and built student confidence.
As a certified Special Education teacher of children in the elementary grades with mild/ moderate disabilities, I've spent a great deal of my career working within this population throughout schools in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. My additional certification as a Reading Specialist has equipped me further to assist struggling learners. I have taught and provided private tutoring to students ranging in grades K-6 for many years.