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Allison P.

Wilmington, NC

$40/hour

Reading, Writing & SAT Tutor

5.0 average from 6 ratings

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University of North Carolina at Wilmington
English
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Master's

Education

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (English)

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Master's)

About Allison

Since 1999, I have helped students achieve their goals in English courses, standardized tests, and career-based writing. I am a college English instructor, writing facilitator and after-school tutor who helps students from all ages and backgrounds learn to read critically, write proficiently, and master test-taking skills.

As a published writer and editor, my insight into the industry can help students to succeed not only in the classroom, but also in on the job. Whatever your objective may be, I can help you learn the content!

I am an educational specialist in the following areas: English, Grammar, Literature, SAT Writing; SAT Reading; Essay Writing; Research; MLA format; APA format; Study Skills; Humanities; Reading

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Since 1999, I have helped students achieve their goals in English courses, standardized tests, and career-based writing. I am a college English instructor, writing facilitator and after-school tutor who helps students from all ages Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

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Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Wilmington, NC 28412
Background Check: Passed
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading,
Reading,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
STAAR
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

ADD/ADHD

I studied Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Personality Theory at UNCW & the College of the Albermarle.

I completed FERPA and ADA compliance training every year through the North Carolina Community College System.

I have over a decade of teaching and tutoring experience with students who have ADD/ADHD.

English

Over 15 years experience tutoring and teaching English. Masters degree and certified.

Grammar

I have 15+ years teaching experience in college English. I currently tutor and teach English at Cape Fear Community College.

Proofreading

I am an experienced editor for The Seahawk, Aries: A Journal of Art & Literature and CitySearch Wilmington. And I have over 15 years teaching and tutoring English, Writing and Literature courses. I am also a published writer, with work appearing in the Wilmington Star News, Poetry East, the Oklahoma Review, Fjords, and other journals.

Reading

Reading Qualifications:

Completed literacy tutor training through the Cape Fear Literacy Council, with special attention to adult and nontraditional learners.

Over 17 years experience working with reading and writing students at K-12 and college level.

Worked with at-risk students through DREAMS of Wilmington to foster reading and creative writing literacy.

Professional development in Mentoring and Critical Literacy through UNCW.

SAT Reading

I have been tutoring in conjunction with the Khan Academy for the SAT. I have researched, developed and taught developmental SAT Reading courses for dual-enrolled high school students.

SAT Writing

More than 15 years teaching English experience, including certification in SAT Writing Test for application of rubric, prompt and test questions.

Special Needs

I have over 15 years of experience tutoring and teaching students with special needs, including ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy and auditory processing disorders.

I earned an Associate in Arts degree in Pre-Social work, with coursework in Abnormal Psychology, Personality Theory, Developmental Psychology and Theory & Systems of Psychology.

I have experience working with autistic clients through a Home Care service, providing basic home care assistance, speech therapy, physical therapy and homework help.

STAAR

I am certified in the program hierarchy for the Texas STAAR essay, middle school and high school assessments.

Study Skills

STUDY SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS

I created, wrote and taught an Academic Study Skills course for Southeastern Community College. I led workshops in study skills and academic student success for Cape Fear Community College incoming freshmen.

Writing

My qualifications as a writing tutor include 15 years English teaching and tutoring experience. I am also a published writer and have worked as an editor for newspapers and literary journals.

University of North Carolina at Wilmington
English
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Master's

Education

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (English)

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Ask me about quick, lower rate "proofreading" jobs!

Travel policy

Allison will travel within 20 miles of Wilmington, NC 28412.