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University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL (Elementary Edicatopm)
University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL (Graduate Coursework)
In my years of experience, I have been challenged to be flexible, patient, understanding, observant, and creative, all of which are fueled by my passion for learning and commitment to maintaining high expectations of each student I’ve had the privilege of teaching or tutoring. I have an excellent track record of upholding the integrity of the curriculum and developing a good rapport with my students, colleagues, administration, and parents. I believe that my passion and experience in preparing students for their next step in life will be invaluable asset to the tutoring program.
My goal is to combine my experience with my desire and ability to work collectively and individually with students, colleagues, administration, and the community within a unique learning environment. I look forward to the opportunity to meet with you to discuss how my skillset would be of greatest benefit to not only the student but the parents and community as well.
During my formative years, as well as my professional career, mathematics was one of, if not the main reason for my enthusiasm about school. I started taking accelerated math classes in the 6th grade and continued until I had no more to take during my senior year in high school. That love carried over into my professional career where the majority of my experience has been in 5th and 6th grade math.
Upon graduation and subsequent certification, I was deemed highly qualified by the state of Alabama for Reading. Reading connects with my passion for numbers and math in that I view the two subjects very closely related. Math is reading with numbers and reading is math with words. For example, the sum of the words in a passage is the only way to determine the proper meaning of said passage.
I have taught, tutored, and mentored students in the elementary setting my entire career of 10 years. My goal is to see each student that I come in contact with succeed.
I am willing to work with you and your student to help them not only succeed in the classroom but also succeed in life. One cannot teach or tutor with only the goal of helping a student get through the next assignment. The tutor must be aware of the subtle nuances of the student because stress and anxiety play key roles in the student coming to the point where they feel they, or the parent, need a tutor. There is absolutely nothing wrong with asking for help. In my years of experience, I have been challenged to be flexible, patient, understanding, observant, and creative, all of which are fueled by my passion for learning and commitment to maintaining high expectations of each student I’ve had the privilege of teaching or tutoring. I have an excellent track record of upholding the integrity of the