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University of Maryland, Baltimore County (BA cum laude in English and philosophy)
University of Pittsburgh (Master's)
I have a B.A. cum laude in English and philosophy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, a Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) from the University of Pittsburgh, and more than 30 years of experience as an editor and proofreader. I have tutored adult English learners from Peru, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone, Korea, Russia, and Iran. I am eager to help you improve your reading comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, writing, and pronunciation.
I have a B.A. cum laude in English and philosophy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, a Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) from the University of
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My score on the WyzAnt American history test was 100. I took a number of history courses in college and did very well. History has been a lifelong interest of mine.
I have three decades of work experience as a professional editor and proofreader.
I have tutored adult English learners from Peru, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone, Korea, Russia, and Iran.
I took many political science courses in college and did very well. I am qualified by WyzAnt to tutor students in government and politics.
I have worked as a professional proofreader for decades. I have a sharp eye for errors and know how to correct them. I can show students the steps to take to make their documents free of errors. My score on the WyzAnt proofreading test was 100.
My score on the WyzAnt reading test was 100. Reading has been a lifelong interest of mine and I know how to engage students in learning how to read. As a former public librarian, I helped readers of all ages find the books that would interest them. I have tutored English learners from diverse countries and motivated them to find books that would help improve their reading.
My score on the WyzAnt spelling test was 100. Good spelling is essential to good writing. I can teach students how to look up the derivation of words in the dictionary so they can better understand how to spell them. I have tutored English learners with diverse native tongues and know how to explain the similarities of words in various languages.
My score on the WyzAnt vocabulary test was 100. Reading, good spelling, and correct pronunciation are essential to learning new words. I can help students in all of these areas and can motivate them to look up in the dictionary every word they don't know so they can increase their vocabulary.