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Deborah C.

Walkersville, MD

$55/hr

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Consistent, yet flexible
— Francesca, Frederick, MD on 3/8/15

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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 the past 28 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 am dual certified, having 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 the past 28 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 am dual… 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

"Consistent, yet flexible"

- Francesca, Frederick, MD on 3/8/15

"Very knowledgeable, patient, and thorough tutor"

- Lisa, Frederick, MD on 5/27/15

"One of the best decisions!"

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

"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
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
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
Music:
Ear Training, General Music, Music History, Music Theory, Piano
Art:
Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Piano, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, German, Grammar, Latin, Proofreading

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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)

Consistent, yet flexible — Deborah has had a positive effect on not only our son's Latin skills, but on his attitude toward his studies. She is in touch with his curriculum at school, and each week addresses the "hot buttons" of the moment. This works much better for him than someone who is rigid with a set lesson plan. Instead of a limited focus, she helps him to understand the relationships of his different classes. Deb ...

— Francesca, Frederick, MD on 3/8/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $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.

Background Check Status for Deborah C.

Deborah C. passed a background check on 5/4/15. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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