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Brenda D.

South Haven, MI

$50/hour

Experienced, Results Oriented, Active Learning Special Education

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 12/29/14

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Michigan State University
BA Special Education
Michigan State University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Michigan State University (BA Special Education)

Michigan State University (Graduate Coursework)

About Brenda

I am a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Special Education and have over 14 years of teaching experience. I have taught in elementary, middle and high schools. My passion is helping students who struggle to learn develop their full potential. I provide assessment, design lessons to fit your students learning style, and strive to make learning fun. I believe in developing connections with my students so I can motivate and encourage their efforts.

I have served as a Resource Room Teacher in elementary, middle school and high school settings. I can assist students in all subjects K-8, as well as Study Skills, Test Taking Strategies for high school and college students. I am results oriented and together we will set goals and objectives for your student to achieve.
I am a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Special Education and have over 14 years of teaching experience. I have taught in elementary, middle and high schools. My passion is helping students who struggle to learn develop their full potential. I provide assessment, design lessons to fit your students learning style, and strive Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of South Haven, MI 49090
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Autism,
Dyslexia,
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have a BA in Special Education from Michigan State University and an expired Michigan Teaching Certificate. I have received tenure in 3 Michigan School Districts. I have served as a resource room teacher in elementary, middle and high schools. I provided services to ADD/ADHD students for over 10 years. In addition, I am the parent of an ADD student who is a college graduate.

Autism

I have two years of successful teaching experience with students who have Autism. I worked with them in a resource room setting as well as helping them mainstream into the general education setting. I understand their great need for structure and routine. I have been successful in preparing Autistic students for new experiences and in helping develop coping strategies for stressful situations.

Dyslexia

I have a BA in Special Education from Michigan State University and an expired Michigan Teaching Certificate. I have received tenure in 3 Michigan School Districts. I have served as a resource room teacher in elementary, middle and high schools. I have helped many students improve reading skills including several students with dyslexia, using the Orton Gillingham Approach.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BA in Special Education from Michigan State University and an expired Michigan Teaching Certificate. I have received tenure in 3 Michigan School Districts. I have served as a resource room teacher in elementary, middle and high schools. In addition I have served as an Inclusion Teacher, co-teaching in general education classrooms. My Continuing Teaching Certificate included endorsement of grades K-8.

Special Needs

I have a BA in Special Education from Michigan State University and an expired Michigan Teaching Certificate. I have received tenure in 3 Michigan School Districts. I have taught self-contained classrooms for the mentally and emotionally impaired and served as a resource room teacher in elementary, middle and high schools. I have 14 years of experience in teaching special needs students.

Study Skills

I have a BA in Special Education from Michigan State University and an expired Michigan Teaching Certificate. I have received tenure in 3 Michigan School Districts. I have served as a resource room teacher in elementary, middle and high schools. In the 10 years I served in this role, teaching study skills was a major part of my job. I am experienced at assessing learning styles and helping students develop strategies based on their individual learning style.

Michigan State University
BA Special Education
Michigan State University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Michigan State University (BA Special Education)

Michigan State University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Brenda will travel within 30 miles of South Haven, MI 49090.