Houghton College, Houghton NY (Other)
United Theological Seminary (Master's)
I understand a parents concern to develop their child's potential. I do substitute teaching in the public school districts of Cuba, Genesee Valley Central, and Belfast NY. Besides academic subjects for 3-8th grades (working classroom and one-on-one tutoring). I also teach beginner-advance intermediate piano. I am mature in age-young at heart; and I ENJOY teaching! It is important that a child has an enjoyable, interesting learning experience. I get to know my students and their concerns and interests. I am willing to travel (with mileage compensation) to Angelica, Wellsville, Nunda, Olean, Houghton, Fillmore, Arcade, Springville, Allegany; into areas in Pennsylvania, such as Genesee, Ulysses, Coudersport, Westfield.
I understand a parents concern to develop their child's potential. I do substitute teaching in the public school districts of Cuba, Genesee Valley Central, and Belfast NY. Besides academic subjects for 3-8th grades (working classroom and one-on-one tutoring). I also teach beginner-advance intermediate piano. I am mature in age-young at heart; and
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I have been a substitute teacher for K-6 for four years, mostly grades 3-6, at Cuba Rushford, Belfast, and Genesee Valley Central Schools. All subjects are covered, and I especially like reading, history, geography. While I am not totally familar with the newer math techniques in grades 5-6, I have been able to help students in that subject also.
Hello, I am a piano teacher with studios in Angelica and Wellsville, NY. Students are from surrounding areas of Angelica, Andover, Belmont and Wellsville, NY. and sometimes beyond. I graduated from Houghton College where I took courses in piano pedagogy as well as taking advance piano lessons myself. I teach children, teens and adults.
As a member of the clergy profession, I have felt at ease giving over a thousand sermons, led retreats for laity and clergy, and addressed women's meetings. In addition, I have stood before the classrooms of high school students.
I have a BA in ministry from Houghton College, and an MDiv in 2003 from United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio. I am a retired United Methodist minister, and have pastored seven churches. I do pulpit supply, Bible Studies, and speaking engagements. I am eccumenical minded, and appreciate worship and music in all styles.
I teach piano to beginner and intermediate students. At present, I sing in four choirs (soprano and alto). I took a pedagogy course at Houghton college, in addition to singing in their Chapel Choir. I also took voice lessons for three years. I sight read music well.