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Arcadia University
Elementary Education and Sociology
Arcadia University
MEd
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Education

Arcadia University (Elementary Education and Sociology)

Arcadia University (MEd)

Arcadia University (Other)

About Penney

I have been a teacher since 1974. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Sociology. I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Language Arts and I am a certified Reading Specialist. In addition I have an ABD in Reading from The University of Pennsylvania. I have taught elementary school, middle school, high school, college and graduate school. In addition to teaching at all of those levels, I have also tutored at all of those levels. I currently am a mentor and English teacher with the Upper Peninsula Virtual Academy. I also teach Reading and Study Skills and Interpersonal Communication at Bay College.

I always individualize instruction to the specific needs and learning styles of the student. I look forward to the chance to work with you or your child and together develop a learning plan that is appropriate.

If you are interested in online tutoring I am a certified online instructor.

Thank you for your consideration.

Penney
I have been a teacher since 1974. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Sociology. I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Language Arts and I am a certified Reading Specialist. In addition I have an ABD in Reading from The University of Pennsylvania. I have taught elementary school, middle school, high school, college and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Gladstone, MI 49837
Math:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math
Science:
Elementary Science
Language:
Reading
History:
Social Studies
Special Needs:
ADHD,
Dyslexia,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Phonics,
Reading,
Study Skills
Elementary Education:
ADHD,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar,
Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ADHD

I am a reading specialist and am currently the director of Title program. Many of my current students, as well as my past students have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. I know that I can be of help.

Dyslexia

As a reading specialist I have had many students diagnosed with dyslexia. We have worked together and made great gains.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been teaching in a K-6th elementary school for the past years, coordinating the Title I program. I work with students in all of the elementary grades and in all subject areas.

Grammar

As a Reading Specialist, I have taught grammar to students ranging in age from kindergarten to adult. I look forward to helping students with concerns in this area of study.

Phonics

I teach phonics everyday in the elementary school setting.

Reading

I have a Masters Degree in Reading and I am a certified Reading Specialist. I look forward to tutoring your student in this area.

Social Studies

I was a 2nd grade social studies teacher for 4 years.

Spelling

I have worked with students just being presented with phonemic awareness, phonics and more detailed pattern and spelling issues. I look forward to working with students in this area of study.

Study Skills

I teach study skills with the Title I elementary school. I also ran a Reading/Study Skills course for adults at the University of Pennsylvania for many years.

Vocabulary

I work with students in both oral, reading and written vocabulary development. I have worked in this area with students ages kindergarten through graduate school.

Arcadia University
Elementary Education and Sociology
Arcadia University
MEd
Arcadia University
Other

Education

Arcadia University (Elementary Education and Sociology)

Arcadia University (MEd)

Arcadia University (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Penney will travel within 15 miles of Gladstone, MI 49837.