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Mary K.

Delano, MN

$35/hour

K-4 Tutor - Reading, Math, Orton Gillingham

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$35/Hour


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University of Minnesota
Communications
Hamline University School of Law
J.D.
Southwestern College
EdD

Education

University of Minnesota (Communications)

Hamline University School of Law (J.D.)

Southwestern College (EdD)

About Mary

* I have a double major in elementary education and communications from the University of MN and Southwestern College, KS.
* I am a Reading Teacher for grades 1-4 at a public school.
* I am also able to teach reading to students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Orton Gillingham trained Level 1 and Level 2.
* Individualized approach.
* No contracts. Flexible scheduling.
* I have a double major in elementary education and communications from the University of MN and Southwestern College, KS.
* I am a Reading Teacher for grades 1-4 at a public school.
* I am also able to teach reading to students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Orton Gillingham trained Level 1 and Level 2.
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

After 8 hours of tutoring, the rate goes down to $30/hour.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Delano, MN 55328
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
Praxis
Special Needs:
ADHD,
Phonics
Elementary Education:
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 have been a substitute teacher and a substitute paraprofessional in the Delano Public Schools for 2 years. I am familiar with the curriculum in the LD/DCD/EBD classrooms since I have subbed for every SPED teacher in the elementary school building.

I have a B.A. in Communications from the U of M, a law degree from Hamline University, and I am finishing a second B.A. in Elementary Education from Southwestern College.

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a B.A. in communications and a law degree from Hamline University School of law. I have two courses left (taking this summer session) to fulfill requirements for a second bachelor's in elementary education. I have tutored Continental Math for accelerated math students and K-5 subjects for at-level and below level students.

Phonics

I am qualified to teach phonics because I have completed 80 hours of Level 1 and Level 2 training through Orton-Gillingham of MN. This training included observation by a master Orton-Gillingham trainer during a practicum. I also have experience using the phonics PRESS interventions through my school. Currently, I am a 1st - 4th Grade Reading Interventionist at a public school.

Praxis

I passed the PRAXIS on my first attempt. The test is fresh in my mind since I just took the exam August 2014. I am able to teach strategies for prioritizing as well as provide tutoring for the basic skills and curriculum instruction assessment. I have completed my student teaching, I am a substitute teacher, and I am a basic skills tutor.

University of Minnesota
Communications
Hamline University School of Law
J.D.
Southwestern College
EdD

Education

University of Minnesota (Communications)

Hamline University School of Law (J.D.)

Southwestern College (EdD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

After 8 hours of tutoring, the rate goes down to $30/hour.

Travel policy

Mary will travel within 15 miles of Delano, MN 55328.