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Alice K.

Greensboro, NC

$35/hour

Experienced English, Writing and Art Teacher and Tutor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 4 ratings
Helped make a plan and flexible.
— Karen, Greensboro, NC on 8/7/16

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Moore College of Art and Design
Illustration

Education

Moore College of Art and Design (Illustration)

About Alice

Hi there! A little background on me: I received my BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture that I enjoyed to the fullest while I lived there. In addition to art courses, I studied history, sociology, literature, and creative writing.

My father was a professor of Journalism at West Virginia University, and my mother was also a teacher and an artist, having received her BS in Art Education from Moore. The apple, as they say, didn't fall far from the tree, and I am proud to follow in their footsteps as an educator, myself. Making a difference in a student's life is an utter delight for me!

In addition to my ten years at Guilford Technical Community College, where I have taught courses in history and vocabulary as well as art classes in drawing, portraiture, and color theory, I have experience teaching in large and small groups, and one-on-one, in subjects from grammar, spelling, and writing to drawing and painting, creative napkin folding, and self-defense. I even taught karate in college!

I have written online for a variety of clients and for several websites, as well as for three blogs of my own. Since I started writing web content in 2008, I have produced thousands of articles and blog posts, and I won a category in San Jose State University's Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest in 2011. I have edited manuscripts, articles, term papers and even a master's thesis, and I am confident that I will improve your skills in reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar and spelling, and all kinds of writing, from creative fiction to term papers. And with 20 years' experience as a professional portrait artist and ten years as an art teacher, I can guarantee to improve your drawing skills, as well.

Please feel free to message me to set up a tutoring session, and I will dedicate myself to helping you achieve your educational goals!
Hi there! A little background on me: I received my BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture that I enjoyed to the fullest while I lived there. In Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Greensboro, NC 27455
In-person lessons

"Helped make a plan and flexible."

- Karen, Greensboro, NC on 8/7/16

"Very helpful"

- Sandy, Greensboro, NC on 11/12/15
Art:
Art History, Drawing
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, 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.

Drawing

I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration, which requires representational drawing and painting in many media; I took basic drawing, figure drawing and illustration courses every semester for four years.

I have been a professional portrait artist for over 20 years, and for nine years, I have been teaching drawing and portraiture at GTCC.

Moore College of Art and Design
Illustration

Education

Moore College of Art and Design (Illustration)

Helped make a plan and flexible. — On our first meeting, we were able to quickly determine how to approach improving my son's writing skills. Ali was very helpful in giving my son something to write about and in a subject for which he was interested. She wanted him to think about how to come up with a story and how to expand the story. She showed him how to develop characters and how they interact. ...

— Karen, Greensboro, NC on 8/7/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alice will travel within 20 miles of Greensboro, NC 27455.