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Lisa L.

Ho Ho Kus, NJ

$60/hour

Multi-certified tutor who can help students achieve success!

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Background check passed as of 9/12/14
4.0 average from 5 ratings
Knowledgeable and punctual
— Jimmy, Ridgewood, NJ on 6/1/15

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St. Francis Collge
English Literature
Fordham University
Master's
NYU School of Social Work
Master's

Education

St. Francis Collge (English Literature)

Fordham University (Master's)

NYU School of Social Work (Master's)

About Lisa

I am a highly-credentialed professional with over ten years of teaching experience who can help students achieve success using current trends focusing on students in grades 3 - 8. I specialize in Language Arts including grammar, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary enrichment and study skills. I am both New Jersey and New York credentialed with certifications in Elementary Education, Middle School Language Arts, Reading K - 12, ESL and Social Work. I am prepared to help students using the most current philosophies and, can provide instruction utilizing the new PARCC standards following expectations set forth in the Common Core Curriculum standards.

As an English Literature Graduate, Reading Specialist and Master's Degree NJ Certified teacher, my love of education and teaching can help students achieve the goals we set together. As an enthusiastic and patient tutor, I hold myself to a high standard and will ask for your feedback because I am interested in your satisfaction. I will try to be as flexible as possible. While I do have a same-day cancellation policy, I ask that you notify me at least five hours prior to our scheduled meeting time. In the event of a cancellation, I do offer make-up classes. I know that hard work and dedication to learning can lead to much success. This certified teacher will individualize sessions to address particular needs. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve success in your studies with a smile.
I am a highly-credentialed professional with over ten years of teaching experience who can help students achieve success using current trends focusing on students in grades 3 - 8. I specialize in Language Arts including grammar, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable and punctual"

- Jimmy, Ridgewood, NJ on 6/1/15
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a teaching certification in this area from both New Jersey and New York. I also possess a license to teach in this area. In addition, I taught elementary level students as a head teacher for ten years. My Master's Degree in education is also reason to add to my capabilities for tutoring in this area.

English

I am a licensed and certified Language Arts teacher in the state of New Jersey. I am up to date in current teaching methods as relates to the subject. In addition, I am currently tutoring in this subject area. I have taught in the public school system for ten years, and am a graduate of Fordham University's Master's program in education.

ESL/ESOL

I am highly qualified to teach this subject because I have a teaching certification in ESL, as well as a teaching license in Language Arts and Reading. I am a current tutor for ESL at a local library. I believe in using a conversational and direct method as well as immersion into the new language. I use hands-on approaches that are practical and useful to everyday life. I will tailor your lessons to your individual needs.

Reading

I am qualified to tutor in this subject of Reading because I have a Master's Degree in Reading Education as well as a good number of years teaching students in grades 1 through 8. I have taught Reading on an elementary level for ten years in the NYC Public School system, and have been recognized by the state commissioner for excellence in teaching. I use the latest as well as the most effective methods to help students in an individualized manner.

Study Skills

I am qualified to tutor in this specific subject of study skills because I have a Master's Degree in Reading, which permits me to teach basic skills as well as Reading and Writing. I am also state certified in teaching English to grades 5 through 12. Additionally, I hold an elementary certification, which covers grades K through 6. My tutoring methods are individualized and adaptable to each student's needs. I focus on comprehending material and being able to efficiently take notes, learning how to recognized what is most important and what are details.

Writing

I am highly qualified to tutor a student in writing. I currently tutor on an eighth grade level, providing instruction in sync with the Common Core standards. I am widely familiar with the various types of essays that students are expected to write. I understand the use of rubrics, and use them as well as using the various types of prompts to improve upon a student's skills. I have taken numerous courses in creative writing, and I am published. I hold NJ licenses in Language Arts as well as a Masters Degree in Education. I have ten years of teaching experience in grades one through eight.

St. Francis Collge
English Literature
Fordham University
Master's
NYU School of Social Work
Master's

Education

St. Francis Collge (English Literature)

Fordham University (Master's)

NYU School of Social Work (Master's)

Knowledgeable and punctual — Lisa teaches my son English and she seems very patient with explaining and understanding about the importance of writing and languages usages. ...

— Jimmy, Ridgewood, NJ on 6/1/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lisa will travel within 5 miles of Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423.