Search
Edie T.'s Photo

Edie T.

Thumb Special Needs, PK-8 all subjects, K-12+ Music, Reading, and more

Thumb Special Needs, PK-8 all subjects, K-12+ Music, Reading, and more

$30/hour

  • 252 hours tutoring

About Edie


Bio

I am a certified teacher with a Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University (2013). I have cross-categorical special education training (all disability categories)from Grand Canyon University. I specialize in tutoring homebound students with rare disabilities or unique needs and homeschool students. I have Michigan teacher endorsements in Cognitive and Emotional Impairments. I am also certified in Music Education and Psychology (2001). These endorsements...

I am a certified teacher with a Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University (2013). I have cross-categorical special education training (all disability categories)from Grand Canyon University. I specialize in tutoring homebound students with rare disabilities or unique needs and homeschool students. I have Michigan teacher endorsements in Cognitive and Emotional Impairments. I am also certified in Music Education and Psychology (2001). These endorsements allow me to teach students with disabilities in all subject areas at the Elementary to Middle School Level.

I am highly qualified to teach K-12 Music Education and Psychology (7-12). My primary instrument is Flute, but am trained in all instruments, music history, music theory, and composition. I also have experience in teaching children ages birth-8 in Even Start.

Prior to obtaining my degrees, I worked as an English tutor and Braille translator at St. Clair County Community College and Saginaw Valley State University. I also have extensive history working in the medical field. I am skilled with rare disabilities, Severe Multiple Disabilities, Cognitive Impairments, Emotional Impairments, Autism/Asperger's, Orthopedic Impairments (e.g.: CP, EDS, POTS), Other Health Impairments (e.g.: ADD/ADHD, dyslexia/word blindness), and more. I have been teaching professionally in public schools for 14 years and as a volunteer teacher assistant for a decade while attending college.


Education

Saginaw Valley State University
Education
Saginaw Valley State University
Masters

Policies


Schedule

Loading...

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat


Subjects

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Public speaking was part of my university training and is a daily part of my job as a certified teacher. I have participated in public speaking events at professional development seminars, webinars, music performances, and when giving public Bible talks. I have been recommended to travel nationwide to give professional development presentations, but declined the offer when travel conditions deteriorated.

Corporate Training

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Public speaking was part of my university training and is a daily part of my job as a certified teacher. I have participated in public speaking events at professional development seminars, webinars, music performances, and when giving public Bible talks. I have been recommended to travel nationwide to give professional development presentations, but declined the offer when travel conditions deteriorated.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from SVSU. Part of this training is 76 hours of coursework Elementary Education. I have worked as a substitute teacher in Elementary classrooms for 3 years prior to becoming a special education teacher. I also have experience in co-teaching Elementary subjects and grades during my employment as a special education inclusion teacher.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have been working for an online school for the past two years and have recently been doing co-teaching and teaching math at this level on a daily basis. I also have a Master's Degree in Special Education, so I specialize in remediating lagging skills that prevent success in grade level math. I am a certified teacher with a Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University (2013).
Phonics,

Phonics

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from SVSU. Teaching Phonics (phonemic awareness) is a key component of Special Education services and vital to students learning how to decode words in order to read fluently. I have been teaching Phonics as a part of my public school resource room and inclusion programs for the past 7 years. I also assist homeschool parents in teaching phonics to their young children.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I taught Study Skills in both public schools and in college tutoring sessions. Many of my students have made progress from below-average performance to getting on the honor roll after learning appropriate study and time management skills.
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Public speaking was part of my university training and is a daily part of my job as a certified teacher. I have participated in public speaking events at professional development seminars, webinars, music performances, and when giving public Bible talks. I have been recommended to travel nationwide to give professional development presentations, but declined the offer when travel conditions deteriorated.
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing

History

Bible Studies,

Bible Studies

I have been an active Bible student for the past 25 years and taught Bible studies to many individuals in private lessons. I also give Bible talks at our local congregation.
Religion

Religion

I have great sensitivity to all cultures and religions. I have taken high school and college courses in world religions. I teach Bible lessons and touch on world religions as part of the training to help others understand world religions.

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from SVSU. Part of this training is 76 hours of coursework Elementary Education. I have worked as a substitute teacher in Elementary classrooms for 3 years prior to becoming a special education teacher. I also have experience in co-teaching Elementary subjects and grades during my employment as a special education inclusion teacher.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I taught Study Skills in both public schools and in college tutoring sessions. Many of my students have made progress from below-average performance to getting on the honor roll after learning appropriate study and time management skills.
Reading, Spelling, Writing

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from SVSU. Part of this training is 76 hours of coursework Elementary Education. I have worked as a substitute teacher in Elementary classrooms for 3 years prior to becoming a special education teacher. I also have experience in co-teaching Elementary subjects and grades during my employment as a special education inclusion teacher.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I taught Study Skills in both public schools and in college tutoring sessions. Many of my students have made progress from below-average performance to getting on the honor roll after learning appropriate study and time management skills.
Reading, Writing

Music

General Music,

General Music

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education (2001) with flute being my primary instrument. I taught general music and band in public schools for 7 years and earned Division I ratings at district and state festivals. I also was the director for stage musicals in public schools.
Sight Singing

Sight Singing

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education (2001) and sight singing is a key component in the music education program. College of Music students are required to learn pitches and develop sight singing skills in order to obtain a degree in music education. I have taught sight singing in public schools for 7 years as a part of General Music and Choir programs. I teach sight singing to interested ones in our congregation who have great voices, but don't know how to read the music.

Other

Bible Studies,

Bible Studies

I have been an active Bible student for the past 25 years and taught Bible studies to many individuals in private lessons. I also give Bible talks at our local congregation.
Religion,

Religion

I have great sensitivity to all cultures and religions. I have taken high school and college courses in world religions. I teach Bible lessons and touch on world religions as part of the training to help others understand world religions.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I taught Study Skills in both public schools and in college tutoring sessions. Many of my students have made progress from below-average performance to getting on the honor roll after learning appropriate study and time management skills.

Special Needs

ADHD,

ADHD

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education. I have 7 years experience teaching students with ADD/ADHD in my resource room and in the inclusive setting. Many specific focus strategies help students with ADD/ADHD to have success in the general education curriculum.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I enjoy working with students on the Autism spectrum in my resource room and in the inclusive setting. I use research-based instructional and behavioral strategies from MDE START Project to help students have success. I incorporate social skills instruction to improve the quality of functional life for students with ASD.
Dyslexia,

Dyslexia

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from SVSU. I have 7 years of experience teaching all areas of special education. I use direct instruction to teach strategies that promote success in reading and reading comprehension. I utilize specific accommodations for students to have success while they are learning reading strategies.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from SVSU. Teaching Phonics (phonemic awareness) is a key component of Special Education services and vital to students learning how to decode words in order to read fluently. I have been teaching Phonics as a part of my public school resource room and inclusion programs for the past 7 years. I also assist homeschool parents in teaching phonics to their young children.
Special Needs,

Special Needs

I have training in cross-categorical special education courses at Grand Canyon University and a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I have 7 years of experience teaching all areas of special education. I had a wide variety of students with special needs in my resource room and in the inclusive setting; many had significant needs for Autism, Cognitive Impairments, Severe Multiple Impairments, and rare disabilities. I have always been able to discover a way for the student to learn and develop functional skills because I have a firm belief that every child can learn.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I taught Study Skills in both public schools and in college tutoring sessions. Many of my students have made progress from below-average performance to getting on the honor roll after learning appropriate study and time management skills.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from SVSU. Part of this training is 76 hours of coursework Elementary Education. I have worked as a substitute teacher in Elementary classrooms for 3 years prior to becoming a special education teacher. I also have experience in co-teaching Elementary subjects and grades during my employment as a special education inclusion teacher.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's Degree in Special Education from Saginaw Valley State University. I taught Study Skills in both public schools and in college tutoring sessions. Many of my students have made progress from below-average performance to getting on the honor roll after learning appropriate study and time management skills.
Reading, Writing

Examples of Expertise


Edie has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 1 question submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

5.0 (36 ratings)
5 star
(35)
4 star
(1)
3 star
(0)
2 star
(0)
1 star
(0)

Reviews

Show reviews that mention

All reviews

Knowable and patient tutor....

Wonderful knowable tutor Very patient. Works well in all areas. Feel.very blessed to have her. I would recommend her to anyone. My daughter has a lot of issues and she deals with her so well.

Danyelle, 73 lessons with Edie

$30/hour

Edie T.'s Photo

Edie T.

$30/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

Contact Edie