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Ellen C.

Lincoln Park, NJ

$60/hour

Experienced, Skilled, & Patient Classroom Teacher

In-person lessons
50+ Hours
5.0 average from 7 ratings
Great professional teacher.
— Rachel, Montville, NJ on 2/9/14

$60/Hour


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William Paterson College
elementary education
Montclair State College
Master's
William Paterson University
Graduate Coursework

Education

William Paterson College (elementary education)

Montclair State College (Master's)

William Paterson University (Graduate Coursework)

About Ellen

As a classroom teacher, I have always worked under the assumption that every student can succeed with the right learning strategy. For me, teaching has been a vocation, not just a job. I am able to relate to students of all ages. My enthusiasm for learning is contagious, which results in students who also enjoy learning. I am known for my ability to reach every student, even those who originally disliked a subject because they could never succeed. My students would tell you that I am patient, understanding and caring. I believe in being well-prepared, and have continued my education while teaching by taking additional graduate classes in algebra and geometry, attending math and science workshops during the summer. As a member of the National Science Teachers Association, I have also taken many webinars to keep my skills current in science and technology methodology. Colleagues who have observed my instruction have described me as a master teacher in middle school math and science. I have also tutored younger students in my school in math and reading. My students have always achieved proficient or advanced proficient scores on standardized tests because they were so well prepared. As a classroom teacher, I have always worked under the assumption that every student can succeed with the right learning strategy. For me, teaching has been a vocation, not just a job. I am able to relate to students of all ages. My enthusiasm for learning is contagious, which results in students who also enjoy learning. I am known for my ability Read more

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Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Lincoln Park, NJ 07035
In-person lessons

"Great professional teacher."

- Rachel, Montville, NJ on 2/9/14

"Great tutor in Math and Science"

- Ebtesam, Franklin Lakes, NJ on 10/3/13

"Excellent, Skillful and Effective Teacher"

- Maria, Whippany, NJ on 9/29/13

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.

William Paterson College
elementary education
Montclair State College
Master's
William Paterson University
Graduate Coursework

Education

William Paterson College (elementary education)

Montclair State College (Master's)

William Paterson University (Graduate Coursework)

Great professional teacher.

With her vast experience as an educator, Ellen was able to take control of our 5th grader's Language arts and math issues and resolved them quickly.

— Rachel, Montville, NJ on 2/9/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ellen will travel within 10 miles of Lincoln Park, NJ 07035.