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Eastern Michigan University B.A. Elementary Education; Mathematics (Mathematics)
According to the standards set forth in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the State of Michigan has declared that I am highly qualified to teach all subjects in grades K-5 (K-8 Self Contained), as well as middle school mathematics ("EX" endorsement).
Prior to attending Eastern Michigan University where I received a B.S. in education (4/10), I enjoyed a lengthy and successful career as a realtor in Wayne, Oakland and Livingston counties. I've been an active guest teacher in many communities while seeking a full-time position in a public school setting.
I firmly believe that all students can succeed in all subjects provided they have adequate support. It would be my pleasure to work with you and your child to increase their achievement in prealgebra, algebra I/II, geometry, organization/study skills and test preparation. Please note that I possess considerable experience teaching/tutoring students in each of these areas.
After our initial meeting, I will formulate a detailed plan tailored to the unique needs of your child in order to ensure their success. The benefits of this process include, yet are not limited to, reduced anxiety, greater confidence, higher self-esteem and ultimately increased achievement.
Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you soon!
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Mark F. Greetings,
According to the standards set forth in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the State of Michigan has declared that I am highly qualified to teach all subjects in grades K-5 (K-8 Self Contained), as well as middle school Read more
This is my standard rate. Group rates are negotiable. This rate may require adjustment in special cases, e.g., substantial travel, etc.
Mark tutors both my girls who are having difficulties with math. Mark has been very efficient in helping the girls to understand and master concepts. We have seen improvements on test scores and look forward to our continued lessons with Mark. Mark is prompt dependable and friendly what a great match for our family.
Mark is a wonderful tutor. He is patient and understands that all kids are different and have different needs. I am very glad that I selected him to work with my son who is in eighth grade. Since working with him not only are his grades in math improving but his overall confidence has improved as well. I would definitely recommend Mark!
Mark is a thoughtful individual. He is knowledgeable and kind, and he has made my son's summer school experience less painful. Since working with Mark, I have noticed a change in my son's attitude towards math. He has more confidence and enthusiasm approaching math, his frustration and mine have decreased. Thank you Mark for your patience, keep up the good work.
Mark is a wonderful tutor and man! He is patient, kind and fun. My son enjoys seeing Mark, even if he doesn't initially want to go, Mark can make him forget he's working!
Mark has been working with my son who struggles in Algebra and has been very patient. Mark is willing to go that extra mile to make sure he will be successful in the future. Thanks Mark!
Mark is always punctual, prepared, organized and motivated to help and instill focus with my son. He stays on task with his agenda covering the topics or subjects we discussed.He adds personality along with humor to keep the session on pace and still manages time for positive feedback. I could not ask for a better mentor, tutor to help & support my son!!!
THANK YOU MARK!!!
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I have been teaching and tutoring students in grades 3-12 and beyond for more than nine years. I am committed to the success of all of my students. Everyone learns differently, which is why I will formulate a detailed agenda designed to meet the specific needs of each new client thereby maximizing the productivity of every lesson. The end result of this process is increased student achievement!
I possess a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University; I also worked in the private security sector as a supervisor for nearly 8 years.
I received my post-baccalaureate teaching certification in April of 2010! I'm highly qualified to teach all content areas in grades K-5 (k-8 in self-contained classrooms) as well as 6th-8th grade mathematics!
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I have played this instrument for nearly 30 yrs.! The best part being that I'm as interested in it today as I was the day I picked it up! It's a wonderful instrument which anyone can learn to play given they're willing to donate the time and effort required to be successful.
Mark F. passed a background check on 2/8/13. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.
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