Ashford U (CTE and Organizational Mgmt)
As a certified teacher for over 20 years and a parent of three grown children, I am a natural at educating my students in ELA and math in a fun and stress-free environment. I truly care about my students' academic success while developing self-confidence. I use differentiated lessons to accommodate all learning styles, levels, special needs, etc.
As a retired state practical examiner and instructor for cosmetology in both the written and practical exams, my lessons will provide the support to graduated students struggling to pass the state boards. (Note: Students Must have attended an accredited beauty school to sit for the boards.) My students are very successful in passing both the written and practical exam; I provide supplies for the practical tutoring and use Milady with the practical and theory workbooks.
Don't hesitate to schedule an appointment! I will do my best to accommodate your needs. As a certified teacher for over 20 years and a parent of three grown children, I am a natural at educating my students in ELA and math in a fun and stress-free environment. I truly care about my students' academic success while developing self-confidence. I use differentiated lessons to accommodate all learning styles, levels, special needs,
Don't hesitate to set up an appointment ASAP. You'll be so glad you did! I look forward to meeting you.
Ms. Barbara is a great tutor! She is responsive, thorough, very patient and very accommodating. She provides a summary of what she and my daughter will work on before their session and provides a progress summary after the session is over. My daughter has difficulty with math, reading comprehension and staying focused on tasks. Ms. Barbara has taught my daughter methods that she has been able to apply across all her subjects. My daughter also has a short attention span and gets distracted easily but Ms. Barbara has provided diverse reading materials and assignments that keep her interested and engaged.
Barbara sat right down with our son and began a natural conversation which led into the lesson. She picked right up on the areas he needs help with and they worked together very nicely. He enjoyed it very much. Thank you Barbara!
My daughter and I really enjoyed Barbara. See was very patient and through with my daughter and we are just on the first lesson. So excited to see how she progresses from here.
My daughter had a tough time with the New York State written exam. After a few lessons with Barbara she passed and now has her New York State cosmetology license. Thanks Barbara what ever you did helped.
Great news, Congratulations!!! Thank you for letting me know.
Very good tutor! Kind and lovely! She does a nice job with English tutoring. I believe she can help a student get ahead in reading and writing!
She is very patient with child. Child come from China, and come to US for few months. Mrs. Barbara is very professional in teaching, and child love her very much! I would like to recommend her.
Thank you Lanlan for your kind words. It truly is my pleasure to work with this student. He is very polite, patient, eager to learn and catches on quickly! Thank you again.
My daughter who is not the greatest student likes Barbara very much. Barbara cares enough to make sure her students pass. This is why I chose her.
Barbara is a great tutor for my 8.5 year old boy who is always on the go. She is patient and knows how to make my boy stay on task during each session. At the end of each session, she rewards my boy by spending extra time playing board games with him. I can see him building a great relationship with Barbara after only 2 weeks.
Barbara is tutoring my 9 year old son in reading. She has a wonderful personality and is very attentive to my son's needs. My son's reading skills have improved with her help. I would recommend Barbara to anyone in need of a tutor!
Barbara is doing a wonderful job with my daughter and her endeavor to pass the New York State licensing written exam in cosmetology. She has been accessible, available and patient. Gives her homework and seems to genuinely care.
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I taught trade Special Education for 15 years. I have also raised three sons (diagnosed with ADHD) who are attending top rated universities. Lastly, I have the patience and passion for helping my students.
In the field of cosmetology, one must meet a minimum of 70% to pass a state exam. As the instructor of the sciences of cosmetology for over 20 years, anatomy is crucial in ensuring students' competencies during the practical lessons in order to demonstrate understanding.
My Bachelor's degree was a concentration in organizational management which included several courses in business and laws.
In addition I am a previous owner of a salon in Queens, New York for 17 years. This included keeping excellent records, inventory, taxes, hiring/firing employees and payroll, and customer relations. My extensive experience lie in marketing, the law of supply & demand, advertising, the branches of government and and other governmental agencies.
Last, I am an NYS permanently certified high school teacher which includes experience in teaching business courses.
As an instructor of cosmetology in Day High School in the NYCDOE, for over 20 years, I have a great deal of experience in training students with career development. Some of the skills taught and emphasized include interviewing skills (role play); preparing a resume; defining the types of business ownership available; developing project based learning (PBL) business portfolio: This portfolio contains many pertinent documents required when entering the workforce such as: The demographics, target market, growth chart, computer skills, soft skills, advertising campaigns, business cards/flyers and many more relevant tasks for building and developing character and ethical behaviors in the work place.
While teaching seniors in high school, I was involved in attending college fairs with my students. I also assisted students in filling out their FAFSA application, applying for TAP, and submitting applications for undergrad admissions. I learned how to complete the FAFSA application and meet deadlines through the experience with my own three children.
As a licensed NYS Cosmetologist, I am also a certified NYS Teacher of Cosmetology in Day High School. I have taught in the NYC Dept.of Ed for over 20 years.
My strengths lie in theory for passing the written portion of the cosmetology exam as well as practical skills at every level.
In addition, I became a NYS Practical Examiner 10 years ago. However, I still remain actively working in the salon to learn up and coming new styles.
Last, I took the long road in relation to formal education but I paid my way through first with my AAS in Occupational Education from NYIT; my BS in Organizational Mgmt.; and my MSEdL-Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Western Governors University.
I have a great deal of patience and excellent communication skills for driving the objectives of the lesson across.
I have my Master's degree in education and over 20 years teaching in the NYC Board of Education. I also raised three children; my first son is graduating one year early from SUNY Albany; my second son is attending SUNY Buffalo in the medical program; and my third son is attending SUNY-ESF in the Biochemistry program.
As a teacher for Career and Technical Education, students enter with a wide range of ELA skills. Having raised three children, and working with a self-contained special education curriculum for over 10 years, I am successful in bringing the reading skills up to meeting core standards. I have the passion for helping children and adults with phonics, reading comprehension, and guiding students to remain on task.
I have been a NYS licensed teacher for over 20 years. I studied American Sign Language in order to communicate with the students I had with hearing impairments who knew ASL. In addition, I taught all three of my children who are very proficient in ASL.
As a permanently certified NYS teacher of CTE in public high school, I have extensive experience working with students with special needs ranging from physical, developmental, emotional, learning disabilities, as well as other facets that go on an IEP. I have a great deal of patience working with students because of the differentiated teaching and learning styles. I am successful because I do believe in multiple intelligences for succeeding towards ones goals.
Teaching today involves differentiated lessons (usually 3-4 levels/activities) on the same topic/unit. Students do not all learn with the same modalities, and therefore, different styles/levels must be taught in order for students to absorb the most out of each lesson taught. We do this as adults (write things down pen/paper, text reminder, tablet note, etc. and we must prepare students to do the same when studying; Examples: Define terms 1. dictionary 2. your own. 3. picture, write terms 3x, use term in your own sentence, mix/match , multiple choice, fill in, hands on, and many more!
I am certainly qualified in meeting the tutoring standards for students as a graduate from a Masters program in Educational Leadership. This included having my 63 page thesis getting published! I also graduated with Suma Cum Laude with my undergraduate degree. I enjoy writing and having my audience experience the story no matter what the assignment is.