shawnee state university (History)
Western Michigan University--Cooley Law School (J.D.)
Hi! I offering tutoring services in the following areas: History, Social Science, Law, Civics, Political Science, Government, and most elementary school subjects. I know what it is like to struggle as I did with math, science, and various subjects in elementary and junior high school until I found great teachers that helped me improve. I also began law school on academic probation before graduating with honors and finishing in the top percentile of my class. I know the pitfalls and studying habits that cause people to get into ruts and I use my experiences to help my students overcome their obstacles. I also have experience as a substitute teacher for all grades and subjects (K-12) for three years as well as tutoring graduate level students. I can relate to students of all ages and learning styles. I try to be as understanding as flexible as I can be so you can experience the maximum benefit.
Hi! I offering tutoring services in the following areas: History, Social Science, Law, Civics, Political Science, Government, and most elementary school subjects. I know what it is like to struggle as I did with math, science, and various subjects in elementary and junior high school until I found great teachers that helped me improve. I also
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While studying history for four years in my undergraduate studies, I focused a lot on American History. Apart from my degree, I continue to foster my love for history my reading the latest books, magazine articles, watching television programs, visiting museums, and speaking with history professors and history buffs whenever the occasion arises.
After obtaining my law degree, I went into private practice where currently the majority of my work is criminal defense. I do a lot of "public defender" cases including misdemeanor and felony offenses for juveniles and adults.
I worked as a substitute teacher in southern Ohio for three years, filling in for teachers K-6 for all grades and subjects. Most of my jobs were in elementary grades K-6. I taught all the major and required subjects (math, science, history, geography, reading, language arts spelling) on a regular basis and was proficient in all of them. Most of the time, I was helping teach the students either on a one-to-one basis or in small group settings.
I have tutored numerous students in various subjects. I worked as a substitute teacher for three years where I taught all subjects from elementary to high school. I also struggled with math for many years until junior high when I had a really good math teacher who taught me in a way that made sense and could easily understand. air excelled in math from that point forward. I know the value of having a good teacher relate the material and I know how frustrating it is as a student to struggle with the subject. I have often been able to use my personal experiences to help struggling students.
While I majored in history during my undergrad studies, I also obtained a minor in political science and took multiple poli-sci and government classes. My law school studies focused a lot on Constitutional law and the legislative process and how it relates to the judiciary. I have also been active in politics having volunteered for many campaigns including being a campaign manager for a US Congressional race in Ohio. I also served as a law clerk in the Policy Office of the Michigan House of Representatives.
After graduating law school with honors, I became a practicing attorney in many areas of the law. I have also continued to tutor law students in various subjects and study techniques over the last several years.
As a trial attorney, it is critical that I possess good public speaking skills. My training in litigation from law school paved the way, but there is no teacher like personal experience. I speak with judges in open court on almost a daily basis on various types of matters and court hearings. Conducting jury trials also creates the need for me to be able to communicate with laymen of various backgrounds and educational levels. As a substitute teacher, I had to be ready on a moment's notice to teach any grade or any subject K-12. This required me to be able to speak in front of and teach lessons to children as young as five and as old as 18. This taught me not only how to effectively communicate to different groups, but how to project my voice, keep the interest of the group, and speak in an authoritative tone. My time as a campaign manager required that I introduce our candidate in front of large and small groups, speak to the media and provide them with updates, and speak to groups of volunteers. Again, this taught me not only how to speak in a clear tone, but to communicate varying ranges of data to different groups of people.
Having been a substitute teacher for all grades (K-12) and tutoring graduate level students, I have come to recognize the various personalities and study techniques. Many try to train people to study a certain way. My approach is to recognize and determine which style suits you and I teach you how to incorporate that into your study habits so you can study better in a way that you can learn from.
My background, both academic and professionally, is highly concentrated on writing and writing for different audiences. I also have experience in tutoring and teaching all grades from lower elementary to graduate school.