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Katie G.

Baltimore, MD


Flexible and Patient Certified Math Teacher, specializing in Algebra!

Background check passed as of 9/24/15
4.9 average from 123 ratings
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— Jeff, Baltimore, MD on 10/9/14

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Lehigh University
Lehigh University
Johns Hopkins University


Lehigh University (Psychology)

Lehigh University (MEd)

Johns Hopkins University (MEd)

About Katie

I am a certified secondary school counselor and math teacher who previously worked as an 8th grade math teacher in Baltimore County. I specialize in Algebra I, pre-Algebra, consumer math, and other mid-level math courses. I am also experienced in computer tutoring, and can assist with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, and Outlook, as well as web applications like Gmail and Google Docs. I am patient and flexible; I will meet you where you are and help you to move forward!

I have Master's degrees in education from Lehigh University and Johns Hopkins University. In addition to my classroom teaching experience, I was a regular tutor at my schools' after school tutorial program, as well as a frequent Wyzant tutor. I am available for tutoring in most middle and high school subjects, specifically math. I am available to help review previous concepts, extend and practice current skills, and pre-teach upcoming content for increased confidence and mastery.

In addition to math, I am happy to work with students on study skills, test taking strategies, organization, and other school related "soft skills" that are so vital to school success. I have a background in school counseling and college admissions; I would be happy to work with students and families on the college search and application process, as well as answer questions related to financial aid.

Finally, I specialize in Praxis Core (formerly Praxis I) tutoring. Through content review and practice with a variety of test-taking strategies, I am able to help many aspiring teachers attain their credentials and begin their careers. I am available most afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

I can't wait to get started helping you!
I am a certified secondary school counselor and math teacher who previously worked as an 8th grade math teacher in Baltimore County. I specialize in Algebra I, pre-Algebra, Read more

4 hours notice required

Discounted rates available for online tutoring!

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Baltimore, MD 21230
Background Check: Passed

"Great Tutor"

- Jeff, Baltimore, MD on 10/9/14

"Knowledgeable, helpful and patient."

- Chris, Nottingham, MD on 11/11/15

"Katie you are awesome thank you so much"

- Shannon, Parkville, MD on 10/13/15

"Very helpful and enthusiastic teacher."

- Sharon , Ellicott City, MD on 9/26/15

"Katie was great! Very knowledgeable and super flexible with scheduling!"

- Lauren, Baltimore, MD on 7/16/15

"Knowledgeable and friendly"

- Maria, Phoenix, MD on 7/5/15

"Great Tutor"

- Usha, Ellicott City, MD on 5/19/14

"A very good tutor!!"

- Marie, Middle River, MD on 1/23/14
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra,
SAT Math
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher,
Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Career Development,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, English, Geometry, Prealgebra,
Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development,
College Counseling,
SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Career Development,
College Counseling,
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

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As an inclusion teacher, about half of my students are diagnosed with ADD or some other form of disability. I have developed a full range of strategies to sustain attention, break activities up into manageable segments, and engage students through technology and hands on activities.

Algebra 1

Having taught Algebra I for several years, I have in depth knowledge of the subject, as well as strategies for teaching it and helping students to understand the concepts. I am also well connected to resources for additional practice and exploration on the topics.

Career Development

In my current role, I work with a caseload of young people to develop career plans and take the steps necessary to achieve those goals. I am skilled in resume development, interviewing, and job searching, and I help my students to gain these skills through weekly professional development workshops that I develop and facilitate. I am highly connected to local training programs, educational opportunities, and career development resources.

College Counseling

I am a PA certified secondary school counselor, and have 1 year of experience as a high school counselor. In this role, I worked with students in grades 9 - 12 to discover college options, complete profiles to determine college match, counseled students and families regarding standardized test preparation and financial aid completion, edited and review college essays, and answers general college questions.

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the primary email client at my job and I have attained a high level of proficiency with the program through daily use.

Microsoft Publisher

I use publisher regularly to design pamphlets and newsletters in my capacities as a school counselor and a teacher. I am comfortable working with templates and starting Publisher files from scratch.

Microsoft Windows

I am an active Microsoft Windows user both in my personal and professional life. I work with multiple Windows versions on different devices and I am adept at trouble-shooting, shortcuts, and other ease of access options.


I passed the Praxis I exam with scores of 185/190 (Reading), 183/190 (Writing) and 185/190 (Math). I have also passed the secondary Math Praxis II, School Guidance and Counseling Praxis II, and Elementary Education: Instructional Practices and Applications Praxis II exams.


Having taught pre-algebra for several years, I am very familiar with both the content and the strategies for teaching the content. I have a variety of explanations for most concepts, and always try to incorporate the "why" behind the math; conceptual learning sticks!

Public Speaking

I am a teacher and present lessons daily. I have also worked as a recruiter for Teach for America, and gave more than 50 presentations to groups of 5 to 100 people about the organization. Through these experiences I have honed my skills in both developing and delivering presentations.

Social Studies

I work at my school's after school tutoring program, working with middle school students on their homework, including social studies. I also regularly cover for social studies teachers in my schools, presenting their lessons. This is also an area of interest of mine, and I regularly read books and watch educational shows on the subject.

Lehigh University
Lehigh University
Johns Hopkins University


Lehigh University (Psychology)

Lehigh University (MEd)

Johns Hopkins University (MEd)

Great Tutor — Katie is awesome! Practical, informed, patient, and a simple way of explaining things that really helped me out. I would highly recommend her as a tutor for any domain of expertise. ...

— Jeff, Baltimore, MD on 10/9/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Discounted rates available for online tutoring!

Travel policy

Katie will travel within 15 miles of Baltimore, MD 21230.

Background Check Status for Katie G.

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