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Wayne P.

Dolgeville, NY

$40/hour

Exceptional Needs Specialist

In-person lessons

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BS from Nyack College in Nyack, New York
Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Master's

Education

BS from Nyack College in Nyack, New York

Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY (Master's)

About Wayne

I am currently and have been an elementary special education teacher in New York City for the past 11 years. I am excited to be returning to the Herkimer area this summer and am looking forward to continuing the work of helping students make progress in their education. (I grew up in the Little Falls/Dolgeville area) My expertise is in working with students with learning disabilities as well as emotional needs from grades 4-6, but I feel that I would be able to tutor any student in grades K-6. As a special education teacher, I have experience in modifying work and breaking concepts down into more manageable chunks to ensure that you and/or your child have access to it. I enjoy working with students, have an easy going personality, good communication skills, and the high expectation that all students can do well in school. I am currently and have been an elementary special education teacher in New York City for the past 11 years. I am excited to be returning to the Herkimer area this summer and am looking forward to continuing the work of helping students make progress in their education. (I grew up in the Little Falls/Dolgeville area) My expertise is in working Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Dolgeville, NY 13329
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a permanent certification from New York State in Pre-K, Kindergarten and grades 1-6. I received this in 2008.

Reading

I have taught comprehension skills for both fiction and nonfiction reading for the past 11 years. Depending on your needs, I can provide various graphic organizers and other strategies to assist in understanding what you read.

Special Needs

Permanent Certification in Special Education from New York State. (2003) I have worked with special needs students for the past 11 years. I have experience working with children with various needs including emotional disturbance, learning disabilities, and speech and language delays. I also have obtained National Board Certification (2010) as an Exceptional Needs Specialist.

BS from Nyack College in Nyack, New York
Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Master's

Education

BS from Nyack College in Nyack, New York

Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Wayne will travel within 25 miles of Dolgeville, NY 13329.