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Courtney H.

East Greenbush, NY

$35/hour

New York State Certified Teacher available for tutoring

100+ Hours
Background check passed as of 4/16/15
5.0 average from 24 ratings
Understands teen minds!
— Kathy, Albany, NY on 10/18/17

$35/Hour


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SUNY Potsdam
B.A
Mount Saint Mary College
Master's

Education

SUNY Potsdam (B.A)

Mount Saint Mary College (Master's)

About Courtney

I am a New York State certified special education and social studies teacher. I have experience teaching and tutoring a variety of subjects and grade levels. I have 10 years of tutoring experience and 5 years of classroom experience.

I enjoy tutoring and creating an individual plan for success for each of my students. I have had continued success with students who are weak with reading, writing, and math. I have successfully prepared and retaught curriculum at the elementary, middle, and high school level. I have seen success at the high school level in Algebra, Economics , Global, American History, Earth Science, and, English. I have prepared students for transitions from elementary school to middle school and middle school to high school. I create individualized tutoring plans that work with the student.
I am a New York State certified special education and social studies teacher. I have experience teaching and tutoring a variety of subjects and grade levels. I have 10 years of tutoring experience and 5 years of classroom experience.

I enjoy tutoring and creating an individual plan for success for each of my students. I have had
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Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of East Greenbush, NY 12061
Background Check: Passed

"Understands teen minds!"

- Kathy, Albany, NY on 10/18/17
Math:
Algebra 1,
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra,
SAT Math
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, Physical Science
Art:
Art History
English:
English,
Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading,
SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
Common Core,
Regents,
SAT Math, SAT Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
Reading,
Writing
History:
American History,
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Political Science, Social Studies,
World History,
Writing
Elementary Education:
ADHD,
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Reading,
Study Skills,
Writing
Business:
Economics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, 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 am working on NYS certification and my Masters in Special Education. During these classes I have had the opportunity to learn strategies and apply them to individual students. In addition to my school work I have worked with students with ADD/ADHD in a tutoring environment and in a classroom environment. I specialize with students grades 6-12.

Algebra 1

Certified teacher with multiple years of experience tutoring and teaching algebra 1. I have successfully prepared multiple students for the Regents exam.

American History

I have successfully prepared students for the American History Regents and global history Regents exams.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I am a New York State certified special education teacher with experience teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the general education classroom. I have experience with students from elementary to high school students. I also have a background in literacy.

Common Core

I am NYS certified in Social Studies, Special Education, and Literacy. During my college career my primary focus was implementing and differentiating curriculums to the Common Core State Standards. I am familiar with the NY Social Studies Frame Work, NY ELA Modules, and NY Math Modules

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a New York Certified teacher with a strong focus on student's individual need. I am familiar with Common Core State Standards and getting students to meet these standards in math, reading, and writing. I have experience with 2nd grade math and English. I have experience with 4th grade English and math.

English

I have taught English to 9th-12th graders for 3 years. I have tutored students in English Language arts for 5 years and have experience preparing students for work outside of the classroom.

Prealgebra

Have taught pre algebra for 2 years in a school setting, Have retaught the skills and strategies of pre algebra in a special education setting. Have tutored pre algebra for 6th and 8th grade.

Reading

I have my Masters in Literacy and special education. I have taught reading in the middle and high school level. I have tutored and done graduate work with elementary and high school students targeting students weaknesses. When working with students I create plans to improve their weaknesses by implementing their individual strengths.

Regents

I have generalist special education certification, therefore making me responsible for instruction of all subjects in 7th-12th grade. I have successfully tutored, taught, and prepared students for Regents exams in all content areas. I have administered various Regents exams and scored the social studies Regents exams.

Social Studies

New York State certified social studies teacher with experience in teaching American history and global history. I taught and designed lessons for 7th and 8th grade social studies classes. I privately tutored and retaught the global curriculum and American history curriculum.

Special Needs

I am a New York State certified special education teacher. I have my Masters degree in special education and literacy. I have experience working with pre-k to high school students.

Study Skills

Currently I am working on obtaining my masters of science in literacy 5-12 and special education 7-12. These courses have adequately prepared me for presenting students with a variety of study strategies, to find he strategy that works for each individual student. My study skills also focus on student organization to help keeping students adequately prepared for future assignments.

World History

I am a New York State certified social studies teacher with experience teaching and tutoring global studies. I have graded and proctored the New York State global regents exam.

SUNY Potsdam
B.A
Mount Saint Mary College
Master's

Education

SUNY Potsdam (B.A)

Mount Saint Mary College (Master's)

Understands teen minds!

Courtney was thorough and patient with my 15 yr old and realized the problems, explaining geometry in plain language she got!! She also knows what concepts will be needed through the year and focuses on them.

— Kathy, Albany, NY on 10/18/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Courtney will travel within 15 miles of East Greenbush, NY 12061.