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Mary Ellen A.

West Stockbridge, MA

$45/hour

Career Development Counselor/Tutor with LD

In-person lessons

$45/Hour


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About Mary Ellen


I am a dynamic career development counselor and I am passionate about helping people discover who they truly are! I can perform career assessments to assist individuals in choosing a career/education that matches their interests, skills, values and personality. Also I have expertise in job search techniques, and job application and interview skills. If you need assistance in finding/applying for a job, developing a resume, practicing for an interview; I am your "go to person". I can also provide instruction on independent living skills (budgeting financial literacy, cooking, transportation .)
Additionally, I am a seasoned special education teacher with a diverse background and work experiences including working with learning differences , ASD, social emotional difficulties, and ADD, ADHD. I can provide tutoring in all academic subjects K-12+ and I will provide learning strategies to match an individual's learning styles. I have helped individuals who have difficulties in math, reading (especially content subjects i.e. social studies, science), and writing skills.
My personal individualized approach utilizes the whole person and will result in increased academic and personal self-management skills. If you need study skills, time management skills and/or assistance with focusing on an assignment, I have developed techniques and strategies to assist you. I have the ability to develop rapport with my students and I will listen to your concerns and issues and be able to provide you with applicable solutions.

I hold a Master's Degree in Special Education and I have over 12 years of teaching/coaching experience ranging from grades K-12 as well as young adults.


If you want a caring, compassionate tutor who can provide you with a toolbox of strategies to assist you with your academic subjects and/or to develop a career/education plan, then contact me! I will believe in your success and motivate you to be all you can be.

I am a dynamic career development counselor and I am passionate about helping people discover who they truly are! I can perform career assessments to assist individuals in choosing a career/education that matches their interests, skills, values and personality. Also I have expertise in job search techniques, and job application and interview
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of West Stockbridge, MA 01266
In-person lessons
Science:
Anatomy, Psychology
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development,
GED, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development,
GRE, Public Speaking

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.

Career Development

For the past six years I have worked as a Career and Life Skill Instructor for young adults and transition-age adolescents. I have provided: career assessments, assisted individuals in developing career portfolios (resume, cover letters, references, occupational/job matches), and I have taught instructional units on employability skills, job search techniques, interview skills. I am in process of starting a career development counseling business. I offer individualized services and I can provide mentoring and assistance in creating a career/education action plan. Additionally I am a special education teacher/tutor with over twelve years of experience. I hold a master's degree in Special Education and I have participated in professional development in the area of career advising..

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mary Ellen will travel within 20 miles of West Stockbridge, MA 01266.