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Deborah C.

Walkersville, MD

$55/hour

Grammar Guru

In-person lessons
4.9 average from 129 ratings
One of the best decisions!
— Lynda, Mount Airy, MD on 8/20/14

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Kent State University
English and Latin
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Graduate Coursework

Education

Kent State University (English and Latin)

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio (Graduate Coursework)

About Deborah

I have taught Latin and English in the same high school for almost 30 years and am certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, something that only 3% of America's teachers have achieved. In fact, I earned certification in both World Languages and in English Language Arts. I am a published essayist as well as an experienced classroom teacher and one-on-one tutor.

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I have taught Latin and English in the same high school for almost 30 years and am certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, something that only 3% of America's teachers have achieved. In fact, I earned Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Proximity rate: $50/hr if 7.5 miles or less from my home to yours. Or get the discount by meeting me at the C. Burr Artz library. There is a $20 fee for a missed lesson.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Walkersville, MD 21793
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"One of the best decisions!"

- Lynda, Mount Airy, MD on 8/20/14

"Excellent English tutor"

- Garth, Frederick, MD on 6/10/16

"Very knowledgeable, patient, and thorough tutor"

- Lisa, Frederick, MD on 5/28/15

"Consistent, yet flexible"

- Francesca, Frederick, MD on 3/9/15

"Great Help for SAT Reading Prep"

- Laura, Monrovia, MD on 6/24/14

"Excellent Tutor for SAT Reading"

- Latha, Frederick, MD on 5/23/14

"Excellent Tutor"

- Dipti, Frederick, MD on 3/9/14

"Great tutor, very thorough."

- Jordan, Adamstown, MD on 1/20/14

"Deborah C. Review from summer tutoring"

- Linda, Frederick, MD on 8/25/12

"Gathered additional data to tailor her lesson plans"

- Patti, Mount Airy, MD on 8/2/12

"Review for Deborah C."

- Maria, Ijamsville, MD on 6/18/12
Math:
Logic
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
Music:
Ear Training, General Music, Music History, Music Theory, Piano
Art:
Theatre
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German, Latin
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics,
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Political Science, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Classics

I teach mythology and ancient history as part of my Latin course; I also teach world literature in the 11th grade English course, including ancient works.

Study Skills

I have taught study skills as part of most of the courses I teach -- primarily in foreign language but also as a separate "study skills" unit in 9th grade English.

Kent State University
English and Latin
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Graduate Coursework

Education

Kent State University (English and Latin)

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio (Graduate Coursework)

One of the best decisions! — Having Mrs. Deborah as a tutor this summer has been one of the best decisions for us, especially my son. With her patience and guidance, he has a lot of confidence in Latin and is ready for school to start. Mrs. Deborah is patient, but firm and pushed him to want to do better. Her tips and advise will be put to good use. He is working on memorizing the vocabulary. We will definitely call if my son ...

— Lynda, Mount Airy, MD on 8/20/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Proximity rate: $50/hr if 7.5 miles or less from my home to yours. Or get the discount by meeting me at the C. Burr Artz library. There is a $20 fee for a missed lesson.

Travel policy

Deborah will travel within 15 miles of Walkersville, MD 21793.