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Nancy B.

Portland, ME

$50/hour

25+ yrs teaching, Special Education (ASD + more)Love reading/math

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Dartmouth College
English
Fitchburg State University
Master's
Lesley College
Graduate Coursework

Education

Dartmouth College (English)

Fitchburg State University (Master's)

Lesley College (Graduate Coursework)

About Nancy

Hi!
My name is Nancy and I have been working in the field of Education for 20+ years. I hold a Master’s degree in Education and over 60 credits in post Master’s Continuing Ed studies. While I am certified to teach regular education, I have a specialty in ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders). Originally from Maine, most recently I have been teaching abroad for the last 7 years in Ireland, Nepal and Jordan. I’m really happy to being back in the U.S. and Maine, especially after being so far away for so long. Traveling is exciting and eye opening, but there is no place like “home.”

Professionally, I think colleagues, parents and students would say I am knowledgeable, kind, funny, organized and effective. Students would say I am interesting and fun. Personally, I would say I am clever, reliable, effective, intuitive and … fun. I love teaching reading and math and helping students to develop a love of learning. If a student is struggling with learning a skill or a concept, I consider it my responsibility to find new and better ways to teach them. I know when to “push” a student to ask them to “grow” and when to back off so they can feel the joy of the successes they have already accomplished.

Kind Regards,
Nancy B., M.Ed.







25+ years teaching in Special Education. Specialty in ASD. Dyslexia, Specific Learning Disabilities. 4 teaching certificates including Intensive special needs and Mild to Moderate Special Needs as well as Regular through Grade 6.

Im unique, funny and fun. I was the high school valedictorian and attended Dartmouth College so I'm at least average in intelligence (haha... no one wants to hire an inadequate tutor!)

I'm calm and committed. I take my job very seriously in terms of outcomes but my manner is light handed and helpful. I think of learning as a partnership, I always involve the students in the process by asking them what was helpful, what was not. Learning is a 2 way street. I learn about my own skills and abilities through the feedback I receive (both verbally and non verbally.) I hate being bored so I think you might too!
Hi!
My name is Nancy and I have been working in the field of Education for 20+ years. I hold a Master’s degree in Education and over 60 credits in post Master’s Continuing Ed studies. While I am certified to teach regular education, I have a specialty in ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders). Originally from Maine, most recently I have been
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Travels within 15 miles of Portland, ME 04102
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Dartmouth College
English
Fitchburg State University
Master's
Lesley College
Graduate Coursework

Education

Dartmouth College (English)

Fitchburg State University (Master's)

Lesley College (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Nancy will travel within 15 miles of Portland, ME 04102.