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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
Science:
Psychology
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Language:
Reading,
Writing
Business:
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.

ACT Reading

I am an ACT Reading Tutor, with 40+ years of experience. Test preparation is my specialty. My students always gain confidence and the skills needed to excel.

ADHD

I have 40+ years experience as an ADHD Teacher and Tutor. In addition, I have a Master of Science Degree in Special Education, and permanent New York State Special Education certification. I am dedicated to helping these children overcome the many challenges they face in the classroom, so that they might excel in life.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I am a permanently certified New York State Special Education Teacher. I have 40+ years teaching and tutoring students on the Autism Spectrum Disorder. My goal is to help these students gain confidence, and the skills needed to excel in life.

Dyslexia

I have 40+ years helping dyslexic students of all age. I hold a Master of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education, and Reading. My students are always happy at the end of each tutoring session.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 40+ years experience as a K-6 Teacher and Tutor. My qualifications include permanent New York State certification, and a Master of Science Degree in Elementary Education, Special Education, and Reading. 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. My primary areas of expertise are Reading, Language Arts, Writing and Study Skills.

English

I have been an English Teacher and Tutor for over 40 years. My qualifications include a NYS Permanent Certification, BA in English/Education, and MS degree in N-6, Special Education and Reading(all ages). In addition, I have vast experience working with students beyond Grade 6,including 7th-8th, high school, college, and adults.

Grammar

I have over 40 years teaching and tutoring students of all ages, helping to overcome their reading, writing, and grammar challenges. My qualifications include a BA in English/Education, as well as am MS in Elementary Education, Special Education, Reading and Language Arts.

Handwriting

I have been a Handwriting Specialist for 40+ years. My students range in age from Kindergarten - Adults. They always gain confidence and the skills needed to excel.

Literature

My qualifications include a BA in English, an MS in Reading/Literature. I have been a Literature Teacher and Tutor for 40+ 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

My qualifications include an MS in Reading, Language Arts, and permanent New York State Teaching Certification N-6. My areas of expertise include Phonics. My students 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 40+ years. My areas of expertise include a BA in English, and an MS in Language Arts. I am dedicated to helping students produce excellent written work.

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 also specialize in test taking skills

Reading

My qualifications include a New York State Certification in Reading/Language Arts, and an MS in Reading/Language Arts. I am dedicated to help my students always gain confidence and the skills to excel, and enjoy reading. They range in age from Kindergarten to Adults.

SAT Reading

My qualifications include an MS in Reading/Language Arts. I have been New York State Licensed Reading Teacher for 40+ years. My students always gain confidence and the skills needed to excel on the reading portion of the SAT.

SAT Writing

I am a Professional English/Writing Specialist for Elementary, High School and College students. My qualifications include a BA in English, and an MS in Language Arts. My students always gain confidence, and the skills needed to excel.

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. They always gain confidence, and the ability to implement those skills. I am dedicated to making their lives easier, and less stressful.

Vocabulary

My qualifications also include a BA in English. I am dedicated to helping students improve their vocabulary. They always gain confidence, and the skills needed to excel.

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.