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Kathryn M.

Dedicated, Caring Tutor; 30+ Years of Experience

Dedicated, Caring Tutor; 30+ Years of Experience

$85/hour

  • 773 hours tutoring

  • Kingsbridge Bronx, NY 10463

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About Kathryn


Bio

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 E...

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.


Education

College of Mount Saint Vincent
undergrad
C.W. Post center, Greenvale, NY
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $85
  • Rate details: $42.50 for a session not cancelled within 24 hours of regularly scheduled time.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 2 miles of Bronx, NY 10463
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 7/13/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar,

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.
Proofreading

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.

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

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.
Grammar,

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,

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.
Phonics,

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.
Reading,

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.
Spelling,

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,

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

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.

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I have over 30 years experience teaching and tutoring students in ACT English. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Education, as well as a Master of Science degree in Reading. I am dedicated to helping students reach their goals to attaining their dreams of attending the college of their choice.
ACT Reading,

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.
English,

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,

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.
Literature,

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.
Proofreading,

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.
Reading,

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,

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,

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.
Spelling,

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.
Vocabulary,

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

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.

History

Social Studies

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.

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

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,

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.
Handwriting,

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.
Reading,

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,

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.
Spelling,

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,

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.
Writing

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.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

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,

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.
Reading,

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.
Study Skills,

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.
Writing

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.

Other

Study Skills

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.

Science

Psychology

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

Special Needs

ADHD,

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),

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,

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.
Phonics,

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.
Special Needs,

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.
Study Skills

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.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

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.
Reading,

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.
Study Skills,

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.
Writing

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.

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

I have over 30 years experience teaching and tutoring students in ACT English. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Education, as well as a Master of Science degree in Reading. I am dedicated to helping students reach their goals to attaining their dreams of attending the college of their choice.
ACT Reading,

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.
SAT Reading,

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

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.

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (245 ratings)
5 star
(225)
4 star
(13)
3 star
(3)
2 star
(3)
1 star
(1)

Reviews


Comes Prepared

Today was day one with Kathryn. The lesson was enjoyable for my 8 year old niece and she looks forward to more time with Kathryn. She was successful with the activities that Kathryn brought for her. Kathryn comes prepared and is open to family input. We look forward to having our niece have many more positive lessons with her.

Eva, 7 lessons with Kathryn
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Eva!

Ms. Kathryn is excellent, knowledgable, caring & warm

Ms. Kathryn is the best tutor my daughter ever had! She's knowledgeable & very patient to her. She boost my daughter's self confidence, now she's getting A in her English class.

Eleanor, 70 lessons with Kathryn
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Eleanor!

My lesson with Kathryn McCormick was terrific!

Kathryn was patient, knowledgeable, encouraging, and very helpful in my lesson. I was very specific about what I was looking for in instruction, and she accommodated my need easily and to my satisfaction.

Bill, 5 lessons with Kathryn

Patient tutor

Very patient and punctual. Good with children. Has the knowledge and experience to tutor children of many ages. She is also a very welcoming person.

Christine, 7 lessons with Kathryn

Top-Notch Reading Tutor

Kathy is a fantastic tutor. She is always well-prepared, kind and caring, creative, communicative and responsible. With Kathy's help, our son is making tremendous strides in reading comprehension and has a renewed interest in books! 6/27/15 update: Kathy continues to tailor lessons to our son's needs. We are very happy with his progress thanks to the care and preparation that Kathy brings to each session.

Marni, 133 lessons with Kathryn

Patient and dedicated

She is punctual and attentive. Despite how loud it was in the library, she and my sin stayed focused. My son liked her and is looking forward to the next session!

Cheryl, 58 lessons with Kathryn

Great tutor

I knew from her profile that she is a caring warm tutor. My son worked so well with her. She is patient with one lesson my son is interested in reading. I highly recommend Kathryn !

Aida, 6 lessons with Kathryn

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