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Sandra V.

Innovative, Creative, Teacher/Tutor

Innovative, Creative, Teacher/Tutor

$30/hour

  • Sandia Park, NM 87047

About Sandra


Bio

Hello! My name is Sandy. Based on my educational background and experience, I am confident that I would be a great contributor to your educational success. I am an organized individual with excellent time-management skills. I have incorporated innovative, creative teaching curriculum and instructional materials in my classrooms. I teach students to solve problems using critical-thinking skills, reasoning power, and good old common sense. My areas of educational expertise include readi...

Hello!

My name is Sandy. Based on my educational background and experience, I am confident that I would be a great contributor to your educational success. I am an organized individual with excellent time-management skills. I have incorporated innovative, creative teaching curriculum and instructional materials in my classrooms. I teach students to solve problems using critical-thinking skills, reasoning power, and good old common sense.

My areas of educational expertise include reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, phonetics, and mathematics in the K-6 grade levels. I have developed several lesson plans in each of these areas to help students grasp concepts taught in these areas. I have twelve years of experience behind me.

I am in the dissertation phase of my doctorate degree in education. I have completed all classwork and passed the comprehensive exam. I have taught/tutored 20 years in the higher education environment. Classes I have conducted have been in business, speech communication, public speaking, ethics, and computers.

I have taught/tutored both mainstream and students with learning disabilities. I worked as a sign language interpreter will earning my master's degree.

I look forward to meeting with you and discussing your educational objectives.

Sandy


Education

Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis
Speech Communication
St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN
Masters
Argosy University - Doctorate in progress
EdD

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $30
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Sandia Park, NM 87047
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Sandra hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Business

Business,

Business

My master's degree is in Human Resources and Leadership. I have taught several courses in both of these areas as they relate to the business world and organizational success. Leadership courses I have covered include information on knowledge on leadership styles, theories of leadership, and application of the styles through training. Some of my favorite leadership authors are: "On Becoming a Leader" by Warren Bennis and "The Leadership Challenge" by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner.
Career Development,

Career Development

Besides my teaching and tutoring experience, I have also counseled students in the development of their careers. Students discovered I had excellent listening skills and were sent to me to discuss their education level, work history, personality, interests and skills for a preliminary evaluation. Aptitude and achievement tests were administered by other personnel.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Besides being taught public speaking as part of my undergraduate degree, I have owned my own business as a trainer. Being a trainer has made me very comfortable in a public speaking setting. In every course I teach, I include public speaking as part of the curriculum to help students learn the tricks of being an effective public speaker.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

General Computer,

General Computer

I have taught computer courses for over 12 years. I am very familiar with Windows, the Internet, email, Facebook, Microsoft Office, and installing software.
Microsoft Outlook,

Microsoft Outlook

I have been a long-standing user of Microsoft Outlook. Outlook has also been included in my courses that I teach on Microsoft Office. I especially enjoy using the Exchange ActiveSync Support feature for both personal and business use.
Microsoft Windows,

Microsoft Windows

I have been a Windows user for 20 years. I include Windows in my higher education courses and teach students how to navigate Windows and well as how to install and upgrade the program. I also teach students the advantages of Windows on home and business desktops, laptops, and in media centers.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Business,

Business

My master's degree is in Human Resources and Leadership. I have taught several courses in both of these areas as they relate to the business world and organizational success. Leadership courses I have covered include information on knowledge on leadership styles, theories of leadership, and application of the styles through training. Some of my favorite leadership authors are: "On Becoming a Leader" by Warren Bennis and "The Leadership Challenge" by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner.
Career Development,

Career Development

Besides my teaching and tutoring experience, I have also counseled students in the development of their careers. Students discovered I had excellent listening skills and were sent to me to discuss their education level, work history, personality, interests and skills for a preliminary evaluation. Aptitude and achievement tests were administered by other personnel.
General Computer,

General Computer

I have taught computer courses for over 12 years. I am very familiar with Windows, the Internet, email, Facebook, Microsoft Office, and installing software.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Besides being taught public speaking as part of my undergraduate degree, I have owned my own business as a trainer. Being a trainer has made me very comfortable in a public speaking setting. In every course I teach, I include public speaking as part of the curriculum to help students learn the tricks of being an effective public speaker.
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I tutored students in the public school system while working as a sign language interpreter/teacher assistant. Last winter I worked for two tutoring agencies and helped students improve their reading, writing, and math skills. This winter I wrote lesson plans for the Common Core standards for K-6.
Phonics,

Phonics

I wrote several lesson plans for the Common Core standards in this area this winter. The plans included heuristics, lesson activity, vocabulary, mistakes made in teaching phonics, graphic organizers, three tiers of challenges for students to meet before passing the standard, and a script for a video highlighting the standards.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

Study skills can make a big difference in success in the classroom. Teaching students organizational and time-management skills are essential to that success. When I started college, I had to learn to manage time between my family, being a full-time student, and working full-time. These skills have served me well in my entire life and I believe they will my students.
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Besides being taught public speaking as part of my undergraduate degree, I have owned my own business as a trainer. Being a trainer has made me very comfortable in a public speaking setting. In every course I teach, I include public speaking as part of the curriculum to help students learn the tricks of being an effective public speaker.
Writing,

Writing

I am currently working on writing a series of children's books so creative writing just seems to be in my DNA :)
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I tutored students in the public school system while working as a sign language interpreter/teacher assistant. Last winter I worked for two tutoring agencies and helped students improve their reading, writing, and math skills. This winter I wrote lesson plans for the Common Core standards for K-6.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

Study skills can make a big difference in success in the classroom. Teaching students organizational and time-management skills are essential to that success. When I started college, I had to learn to manage time between my family, being a full-time student, and working full-time. These skills have served me well in my entire life and I believe they will my students.
Writing,

Writing

I am currently working on writing a series of children's books so creative writing just seems to be in my DNA :)
English, Reading, Spelling

Language

Sign Language

Sign Language

I have been a sign language interpreter for several years. I taught SEE and ASL classes at St. Cloud State University while I was on staff there. I also completed a 2-year associate degree program in sign language interpreting.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I tutored students in the public school system while working as a sign language interpreter/teacher assistant. Last winter I worked for two tutoring agencies and helped students improve their reading, writing, and math skills. This winter I wrote lesson plans for the Common Core standards for K-6.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

Study skills can make a big difference in success in the classroom. Teaching students organizational and time-management skills are essential to that success. When I started college, I had to learn to manage time between my family, being a full-time student, and working full-time. These skills have served me well in my entire life and I believe they will my students.
Writing,

Writing

I am currently working on writing a series of children's books so creative writing just seems to be in my DNA :)
English, Reading

Other

Sign Language,

Sign Language

I have been a sign language interpreter for several years. I taught SEE and ASL classes at St. Cloud State University while I was on staff there. I also completed a 2-year associate degree program in sign language interpreting.
Study Skills

Study Skills

Study skills can make a big difference in success in the classroom. Teaching students organizational and time-management skills are essential to that success. When I started college, I had to learn to manage time between my family, being a full-time student, and working full-time. These skills have served me well in my entire life and I believe they will my students.

Special Needs

ADHD,

ADHD

I have a learning disability myself so I have learned through the years to adjust to my disability while achieving my educational goals. I have taught/tutored many students with ADD/ADHD in both the K-6 and higher education environments. They have been successful while under my tutelage.
Hard of Hearing,

Hard of Hearing

I have been a sign language interpreter since 1986. I have worked with and tutored deaf and hard-of-hearing students in K-12 and in the higher education environments. I am very familiar with Deaf Culture and the Deaf Community.
Phonics,

Phonics

I wrote several lesson plans for the Common Core standards in this area this winter. The plans included heuristics, lesson activity, vocabulary, mistakes made in teaching phonics, graphic organizers, three tiers of challenges for students to meet before passing the standard, and a script for a video highlighting the standards.
Sign Language,

Sign Language

I have been a sign language interpreter for several years. I taught SEE and ASL classes at St. Cloud State University while I was on staff there. I also completed a 2-year associate degree program in sign language interpreting.
Special Needs,

Special Needs

A great deal of my time in K-12 education and higher education was working with students with special needs. I seemed to have a natural knack at reaching these students and helping them solve their educational challenges. Addressing every type of learning and finding which one suited each student was rewarding for the student and for myself.
Study Skills

Study Skills

Study skills can make a big difference in success in the classroom. Teaching students organizational and time-management skills are essential to that success. When I started college, I had to learn to manage time between my family, being a full-time student, and working full-time. These skills have served me well in my entire life and I believe they will my students.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I tutored students in the public school system while working as a sign language interpreter/teacher assistant. Last winter I worked for two tutoring agencies and helped students improve their reading, writing, and math skills. This winter I wrote lesson plans for the Common Core standards for K-6.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

Study skills can make a big difference in success in the classroom. Teaching students organizational and time-management skills are essential to that success. When I started college, I had to learn to manage time between my family, being a full-time student, and working full-time. These skills have served me well in my entire life and I believe they will my students.
Writing,

Writing

I am currently working on writing a series of children's books so creative writing just seems to be in my DNA :)
Reading

Test Preparation

Career Development

Career Development

Besides my teaching and tutoring experience, I have also counseled students in the development of their careers. Students discovered I had excellent listening skills and were sent to me to discuss their education level, work history, personality, interests and skills for a preliminary evaluation. Aptitude and achievement tests were administered by other personnel.

$30/hour

Sandra V.

$30/hour

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