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Cathleen P.

Bloomfield, NJ

$50/hour

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Seton Hall University
Psychology
Bank Street College of Education
MEd
International Academy of Poetry Therapy
Other

Education

Seton Hall University (Psychology)

Bank Street College of Education (MEd)

International Academy of Poetry Therapy (Other)

About Cathleen

I'm an experienced Early Childhood educator, working as a Substitute and Assistant Teacher in many Nursery and Elementary school settings since 2005. I have my M.S. Ed in Early Childhood General Education from Bank Street College, where I apply progressive teaching methods to address the whole child in Mathematics, Literacy, and Creative Arts. I understand that every child learns at their own pace, so I will take the time to gather appropriate materials to address your child's needs.
I am also experienced in applying Poetry and Creative Writing to guide in improving an individual's self esteem. As a Poetry Therapy Practitioner, I lead groups of all ages in judgment-free writing activities. These activities are done in either one-to-one or group settings.

Credentials:
NJ Preschool-3 (P-3) Certification
Poetry Therapy Practitioner (PTP)
I'm an experienced Early Childhood educator, working as a Substitute and Assistant Teacher in many Nursery and Elementary school settings since 2005. I have my M.S. Ed in Early Childhood General Education from Bank Street College, where I apply progressive teaching methods to address the whole child in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Handwriting, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked in elementary public school settings in both New York and New Jersey. I have experience in Handwriting Without Tears, Fountas and Pinell literacy techniques, and TERC Mathematics. I used lessons that guided young children to learn one-to-one correspondence, classifying objects, and time differentiation. In Literacy, I've assisted children in phonemic awareness during Guided Reading activities and seeking out a child's 'just right' books during Independent Reading.

Seton Hall University
Psychology
Bank Street College of Education
MEd
International Academy of Poetry Therapy
Other

Education

Seton Hall University (Psychology)

Bank Street College of Education (MEd)

International Academy of Poetry Therapy (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cathleen will travel within 10 miles of Bloomfield, NJ 07003.