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Kathryn M.

Bronx, NY

$85/hour

Dedicated, Caring Tutor; 30+ Years of Experience

In-person lessons
700+ Hours
Background check passed as of 7/13/16
4.9 average from 245 ratings
Patient Tutor!
— Anna, Bronx, NY on 2/8/17

$85/Hour


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College of Mount Saint Vincent
C.W. Post center, Greenvale, NY
Master's

Education

College of Mount Saint Vincent

C.W. Post center, Greenvale, NY (Master's)

About Kathryn

I am a dedicated, caring Reading/Language Arts Tutor with over 30 years teaching and tutoring experience. I have a Master's Degree in Elementary, Special Education and Reading. In addition I am a New York State Permanently Certified Teacher. My students and their parents and caregivers always comment on how I manage to make learning fun, and that I have a great deal of patience. I can also help students improve their writing skills, as well as help prepare for NYS ELA Regents and Elementary ELA standardized tests; SAT English/Writing portions. I can also help with Religion, Bible Studies, ESL, ESOL, History. Experience also with ADD, ADHD. I am a dedicated, caring Reading/Language Arts Tutor with over 30 years teaching and tutoring experience. I have a Master's Degree in Elementary, Special Education and Reading. In addition I am a New York State Permanently Certified Teacher. My students and their parents and caregivers always comment on how I manage to make learning fun, and that Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

$42.50 for a session not cancelled within 24 hours of regularly scheduled time.

Travel Radius
Travels within 2 miles of Bronx, NY 10463
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Patient Tutor!"

- Anna, Bronx, NY on 2/8/17
Kathryn replied on 2/10/2017

Thank you, Anna!

"Comes Prepared"

- Eva, Bronx, NY on 7/16/16
Kathryn replied on 8/5/2016

Thank you, Eva!

"Ms. Kathryn is excellent, knowledgable, caring & warm"

- Eleanor, Yonkers, NY on 10/19/15
Kathryn replied on 10/21/2015

Thank you, Eleanor!

"My lesson with Kathryn McCormick was terrific!"

- Bill, Los Angeles, CA on 8/7/15

"Patient tutor"

- Christine, Bronx, NY on 7/6/15

"Top-Notch Reading Tutor"

- Marni, New York, NY on 6/27/15

"Patient and dedicated"

- Cheryl, New York, NY on 6/14/15

"Great tutor"

- Aida, Yonkers, NY on 3/5/15
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GRE,
IELTS,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
IELTS,
Reading,
Writing
Business:
ESL/ESOL,
GRE,
Writing

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.

ADHD

I have permanent NY State Certification, and a Master of Science degree in Elementary Education, Special Education and Reading.

In addition, I have over 30 years experience teaching and tutoring Special Needs children, including those with ADD/ADHD. Their parents and caregivers always comment on my infinite patience and ability to help their children overcome the many challenges they face in the classroom, so that they might excel.

American History

I am an avid American History fan. I have tutored and taught students from Kindergarten through College levels in that subject. In addition, I have helped many students with term papers and essays in that subject area.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I hold a Master of Science degree in Special Education and have taught and tutored many students who are on the Autism spectrum. I have a great deal of patience and awareness of their individual needs.

Dyslexia

I have 30+ years helping dyslexic students of all ages. I hold a Master of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education, as well as Reading. I have a great deal of patience for helping all of my students, especially those with special needs. They are always happy at the end of each tutoring session.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a New York State Permanently Certified Teacher for N-6 and Reading. In addition, I hold a Master of Science Degree in Elementary, Special Education and Reading.

I have almost 40 years teaching experience, most of which as a First Grade teacher, but have also taught an subbed and tutored for all grades through college level. I also spent a year as an Early Intervention teacher. My primary areas of expertise are Reading, Language Arts, Writing and Study Skills.

Elementary Science

I was an elementary school teacher for 31 years. The subjects I taught included Science for K-4. In addition, I have a Master of Science degree in Elementary Education. Besides teaching Science in the classroom, I have judged Science Fairs, as well. And I have written science materials for Primary Grades, and those materials have been published, and meet the new Common Core State Standards.

English

I have been an English Teacher and Tutor for over 30 years. I hold a BA in English/Education, as well as an MS degree in N-6, Special Education and Reading(all ages). I have vast experience working with students beyond Grade 6,including 7th-8th, high school, college, and adults. My students do very well, so much so that they refer other students to me.

ESL/ESOL

I have helped many ESL/ESOL students improve their speaking, reading and writing skills for over 30 years, from Elementary Grades to Adults. They always comment on my patience and ability to help them greatly improve. They even refer other students to me for help.

Geography

I have taught and tutored children from Kindergarten through 8th grade in the subject of Geography for over 40 years.

Grammar

I hold a BA in English/Education, as well as a Master of Science degree Elementary Education, Special Education, Reading and Language Arts. I have over 30 years teaching and tutoring students of all ages, to overcome their reading, writing, and grammar challenges.

GRE

I have a Master of Science degree in Language Arts and many years of experience as a GRE reading, and verbal prep tutor. My students gain confidence,and the necessary skills to do well on those portions of the test. They always appreciate my expertise, assistance, and encouragement.

Handwriting

I have been a Handwriting Teacher and Tutor for over 30 years. My students range in age from Kindergarten - Adults. My students always gain confidence and the skills needed to excel. They always thank me for helping them to have good penmanship.

Homeschool

I have 40 years of teaching experience, with a BA in English/Education, and an MS in Elementary and Special Education/Reading/Language Arts. Parents who have chosen to homeschool their children seek my help, and my expertise to enhance their children's education.

IELTS

I have helped countless ESL/ESOL students gain confidence,and the knowledge to improve their English skills. They always appreciate my patience, kindness, and understanding.

Literature

I have a great love of reading, so much so that I have a BA in English, and an MS in Reading/Literature. As a result, I have been a Literature Teacher and Tutor for over 30 years. Much of that time has been spent working in high school and college resource centers, helping students gain confidence, and the skills needed to excel.

Phonics

I have taught and tutored Phonics to students ranging in age from Elementary ages to adults for almost 40 years. They always gain confidence, and the skills needed to excel.

Proofreading

I have been a proofreader, copy editor and writer for all levels including Elementary, Middle School, High School and College levels, for over 30 years.

Psychology

I have a Master of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education, as well as a BA in Education. In order to attain those degrees, I took numerous Psychology courses, including General, Cognitive, Abnormal and Educational Psychology. Not only did I have to apply the methods and theories of those psychologies, in my day to day dealings with my students, I am also a Professional College level tutor. In that capacity, I have helped countless students to better understand the concepts needed to understand the subject matter for class, but also helped them study for tests.

I can also give you some test taking skills ideas, if needed. My students have always felt much more confident after having studied with my guidance and expertise.

Reading

I have taught and tutored Reading for over 30 years, and have a Master of Science degree in Reading as well. The students range in age from Kindergarten to adults. My students always gain confidence and the skills to excel, and enjoy reading.

Religion

I have 30+ years teaching experience. One of the subjects in particular was World Religions. To that end, not only did the students learn about their own faith, but that of others. I make very sure that they know not only to embrace their own religion, but to understand and be tolerant of people of different faiths.

SAT Reading

I have been New York State licensed Reading Teacher for more than 30 years. During all this time, I have helped countless students prepare for the reading portion of the SAT. They always gain confidence and the skills needed to excel on that portion of the SAT.

SAT Writing

I am a Professional English/Writing Specialist for High School and College students. I hold a BA in English, as well.

Social Studies

I have over 30 years experience teaching and tutoring students in Social Studies. I have permanent NY State certification in Elementary Education, Special Education and Reading, as well as a Master of Science degree in those areas.

Special Needs

I have a Master of Science degree in Special Education. For nearly 40 years, I have helped Special Needs children and young adults to improve their quality of life and educational needs. I have a great deal of patience and empathy for those with special needs.

Spelling

It is my strong belief that it is absolutely imperative that students of all ages should know how to spell properly. They should not rely on spell check! I have had many years experience for all grade levels in teaching and tutoring students to be the best spellers they can possibly be.

Study Skills

I have worked in 2 Academic Resource Centers, helping students to improve their study skills. We work together to find out what their current habits are and ways to implement and maintaining better ones.

Vocabulary

I hold a BA in English, and a Master of Science degree in Reading/Language Arts. In addition, I have taught and tutored students in Vocabulary for over 30 years.

World History

I have taught and tutored students in World History at the Middle and High School levels for over 30 years. Besides that, I am very interested in that subject and try to pass that interest along to my students.

Writing

I have been a Writing Specialist for over 30 years. My students range in age from Kindergarten through Adults. I have a Master of Science degree in Language Arts/Writing.

College of Mount Saint Vincent
C.W. Post center, Greenvale, NY
Master's

Education

College of Mount Saint Vincent

C.W. Post center, Greenvale, NY (Master's)

Patient Tutor!

One session in and I already feel at ease! Kathryn was great with my daughter, she was very patient and kept her focus on her work! Cannot wait to see the growth in the sessions to come.

— Anna, Bronx, NY on 2/8/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $85.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$42.50 for a session not cancelled within 24 hours of regularly scheduled time.

Travel policy

Kathryn will travel within 2 miles of Bronx, NY 10463.