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Mary R.

Expertise and Motivation for Success

Expertise and Motivation for Success

$40/hour

  • 869 hours tutoring

  • Fairport, NY 14450

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About Mary


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Hello, I am an educator with over 20 years of experience. l have worked as a classroom teacher, a resource teacher, an educational consultant, and a tutor. My professional background includes teaching in all core subjects with particular expertise in special education, study skills, art, computer graphics, biology, math (k-9th) grade, writing, study skills, and exam preparation. I also have extensive education and experience in the fields of art and biology. If you are searching for a tutor w...

Hello, I am an educator with over 20 years of experience. l have worked as a classroom teacher, a resource teacher, an educational consultant, and a tutor. My professional background includes teaching in all core subjects with particular expertise in special education, study skills, art, computer graphics, biology, math (k-9th) grade, writing, study skills, and exam preparation. I also have extensive education and experience in the fields of art and biology. If you are searching for a tutor who can offer a creative presentation to a broad range of subjects from primary level through college level, feel free to contact me. I have a Bachelor's degree in Special Education from Southern Connecticut State University. I have additional undergraduate work in English and Writing from Western Connecticut State University. I have completed Graduate course work in Reading Instruction at SUNY Geneseo. I completed my Master's degree in Medical Illustration at Rochester Institute of Technology.

* My students have been successful in completing their work and reaching their goals.
* I offer a kind, caring, and creative approach with students of all needs.
* My experience has included work with students from primary level through college level.
* I would love the opportunity to work with you the student, or your child.


Education

Southern Connecticut State University
Special Education
SUNY Geneseo
Masters
Rochester Institute of Technology
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 30 miles of Fairport, NY 14450
  • Lesson cancellation: hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 4/4/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Adobe Photoshop,

Adobe Photoshop

I have extensive experience working with Adobe Creative Suite; including Photoshop and Illustrator. Professional experience as a Medical and Scientific Illustrator.
Art History,

Art History

I have many years of training in Art and Art History. I attended Monroe Community where I majored in Fine Art. I graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the Graduate Department of Medical Illustration. I have completed studies in Art History, History of Interior Design, History of Anatomical Illustration, History of Surgical Illustration and History of Modern Art. I am extensively trained and experienced in Fine Art, Design and Illustration. I also have experience in archival photograph restoration. Finally I have over 18 years of experience in the field of education.
Drawing,

Drawing

I have extensive education and experience in the field of art and design. I am close to completing my Masters Degree in Medical Illustration at Rochester Institute of Technology. My studies have also included intensive education in Biology. So I feel I am qualified in this area as well.
Graphic Design,

Graphic Design

I have worked as a medical illustrator for over five years. I have created graphic layouts, logos, designs and illustrations for medical equipment companies. I have created designs and illustrations for The National Kidney Foundation and The Rochester Museum and Science Center. I also teach art and tutor students in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Adobe Illustrator, Art Theory

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

I have extensive experience in English, Writing,and classroom teaching. I have been trained and educated in effective public speech, rhetoric, persuasive argument, and humor.

Computer

Adobe Photoshop,

Adobe Photoshop

I have extensive experience working with Adobe Creative Suite; including Photoshop and Illustrator. Professional experience as a Medical and Scientific Illustrator.
Graphic Design,

Graphic Design

I have worked as a medical illustrator for over five years. I have created graphic layouts, logos, designs and illustrations for medical equipment companies. I have created designs and illustrations for The National Kidney Foundation and The Rochester Museum and Science Center. I also teach art and tutor students in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Adobe Illustrator

Corporate Training

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have extensive experience in English, Writing,and classroom teaching. I have been trained and educated in effective public speech, rhetoric, persuasive argument, and humor.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked as a classroom teacher in residential settings for students at the second through seventh grade level. I have also taught at a day treatment facility for students at the second through fifth grade level. I have worked as a resource teacher on a pull out basis for students in the 4th through 6th grade level. I also substitute taught for many years though out the Rochester, NY area.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have taught phonics to special needs students from primary level through high school level for many years. I have worked with students in recognizing concepts such as vowel sounds, vowel combinations, diphthongs, consonant blends, digraphs, decoding multi-syllable words, decoding words with prefixes and suffixes.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have extensive experience in English, Writing,and classroom teaching. I have been trained and educated in effective public speech, rhetoric, persuasive argument, and humor.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I studied literature in my undergraduate work at Western Connecticut Sate University. I also have taken several reading education classes at SUNY Geneseo. I have taught reading, language arts and literature to students grades k - college level. I have also tutored students in SAT and ACT test preparation, including the reading section.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I have taught SAT and ACT test preparation. I have tutored many students at the high school and college level in writing and literature. I also have significant college credit and professional background in writing.
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Writing

History

Art History,

Art History

I have many years of training in Art and Art History. I attended Monroe Community where I majored in Fine Art. I graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the Graduate Department of Medical Illustration. I have completed studies in Art History, History of Interior Design, History of Anatomical Illustration, History of Surgical Illustration and History of Modern Art. I am extensively trained and experienced in Fine Art, Design and Illustration. I also have experience in archival photograph restoration. Finally I have over 18 years of experience in the field of education.
World History

Homeschool

Biology,

Biology

I have a Master's degree in Medical Illustration. I have taught biology in grades 4 through 12. I am able to explain and demonstrate concepts in biology. I have helped many students pass their exams for biology both in their course work and in standardized testing like Regents exams.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked as a classroom teacher in residential settings for students at the second through seventh grade level. I have also taught at a day treatment facility for students at the second through fifth grade level. I have worked as a resource teacher on a pull out basis for students in the 4th through 6th grade level. I also substitute taught for many years though out the Rochester, NY area.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I studied literature in my undergraduate work at Western Connecticut Sate University. I also have taken several reading education classes at SUNY Geneseo. I have taught reading, language arts and literature to students grades k - college level. I have also tutored students in SAT and ACT test preparation, including the reading section.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing

Math

Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra

Most Popular

Biology,

Biology

I have a Master's degree in Medical Illustration. I have taught biology in grades 4 through 12. I am able to explain and demonstrate concepts in biology. I have helped many students pass their exams for biology both in their course work and in standardized testing like Regents exams.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked as a classroom teacher in residential settings for students at the second through seventh grade level. I have also taught at a day treatment facility for students at the second through fifth grade level. I have worked as a resource teacher on a pull out basis for students in the 4th through 6th grade level. I also substitute taught for many years though out the Rochester, NY area.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills

I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.

Science

Anatomy,

Anatomy

I have a degree in Medical Illustration. I am also a professional Medical Illustrator. I have experience in surgical, molecular, and microbiological illustration I am able to demonstrate and clarify concepts in the subject of Anatomy through visual aids and experiential lessons. With my expertise and guidance, I am able to help students pass coursework in Anatomy.
Biology,

Biology

I have a Master's degree in Medical Illustration. I have taught biology in grades 4 through 12. I am able to explain and demonstrate concepts in biology. I have helped many students pass their exams for biology both in their course work and in standardized testing like Regents exams.
Physiology,

Physiology

I am able to demonstrate and clarify concepts in the subject of Physiology through visual aids and experiential lessons. With my expertise and guidance, I am able to help students pass coursework in Physiology.
Physical Science, Psychology

Special Needs

ADHD,

ADHD

I've worked with students with ADHD and ADD for over 30 years. I have developed strategies for engaging students in their academics. I have a record of success with establishing a rapport with students and helping them to reach their goals.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have taught phonics to special needs students from primary level through high school level for many years. I have worked with students in recognizing concepts such as vowel sounds, vowel combinations, diphthongs, consonant blends, digraphs, decoding multi-syllable words, decoding words with prefixes and suffixes.
Special Needs,

Special Needs

I have taught in self contained classes and resource rooms as a Special Education teacher. In addition I have over 20 years of experience. My area of expertise has been working with students with learning challenges, including students in grades 1 through 8 in all academic areas, including reading, writing and math. My students respond well to my caring and direct approach. With my help, they are able to succeed in reaching their academic goals.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.

Summer

Biology,

Biology

I have a Master's degree in Medical Illustration. I have taught biology in grades 4 through 12. I am able to explain and demonstrate concepts in biology. I have helped many students pass their exams for biology both in their course work and in standardized testing like Regents exams.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked as a classroom teacher in residential settings for students at the second through seventh grade level. I have also taught at a day treatment facility for students at the second through fifth grade level. I have worked as a resource teacher on a pull out basis for students in the 4th through 6th grade level. I also substitute taught for many years though out the Rochester, NY area.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.
Algebra 1, GED, Geometry, Reading, Writing

Test Preparation

Regents,

Regents

I have significant education and experience teaching all the core subjects. I have taught and tutored high school students at the regents level, and have helped them with their study skills. In addition, I have tutored students in Regents preparation. The students I have tutored have all passed their exams.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I studied literature in my undergraduate work at Western Connecticut Sate University. I also have taken several reading education classes at SUNY Geneseo. I have taught reading, language arts and literature to students grades k - college level. I have also tutored students in SAT and ACT test preparation, including the reading section.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I have taught SAT and ACT test preparation. I have tutored many students at the high school and college level in writing and literature. I also have significant college credit and professional background in writing.
ASVAB, GED

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (244 ratings)
5 star
(234)
4 star
(6)
3 star
(3)
2 star
(1)
1 star
(0)

Reviews


Knowledgeable, patient and understanding

Mary is helping my teenage son learn computer skills so that he can make music videos. She is very knowledgeable about animation programs and other such type things that someone would need in order to do the things my son wants to do. I’m looking forward to working with her.

Renee, 2 lessons with Mary

Excellent

Mary does life coaching with me, and I am taken aback by how much real interest and care she shows for me. I am very grateful to her, and have been working with her many times, she's outstanding!!

Ben, 37 lessons with Mary

Combo content great.

Like the combination of learning between numbers, words and art. Good to see the progress. Any metric for assessing or tracking first grade readiness?

Moka, 27 lessons with Mary

Knowledgeable and Flexible

Mary has been patient with my sons schedule and has quickly understood his strengths and weaknesses as a learner. She has helped us get my son back on track and motivated to increase his grades.

Connie, 34 lessons with Mary
Tutor responded:

Thank you for your feedback. I have truly enjoyed working with your son. I am looking forward to seeing his further accomplishments.

Hope at Last!

Mary is a tutor for my niece Jaclyn, who got passed through the system. She has struggled her whole life and for the first time I actually see her starting to feel good about herself. Mary is very patient and a great fit for Jaclyn. I'm so happy we found her! Thank you wyzant!!

Catherine, 10 lessons with Mary
Tutor responded:

Thank you for your feedback, Catherine. It is greatly appreciated. I enjoy working with Jackie, and I see great potential for her. I am looking forward to seeing what we accomplish together.

Calming patient tutor prepping for ACT and SAT

Mary has a very calming approach. She has worked with my daughter to build confidence with public speaking. She has also helped her build reading comprehension skills. We are now working to prepare for SAT and ACT exams. Not only is Mary solid in her knowledge of key subject areas, but she also incorporates stress management techniques.

Michelle, 44 lessons with Mary

Knowledgeable and insightful.

I have been diagnosed with ADHD and Mary has been teaching me ways to slow down and focus. Mary is an amazing teacher who will give you 150% of herself. She truly cares and wants to see me succeed.

Tonya, 20 lessons with Mary
Tutor responded:

Thank you for your feedback Tonya. I am so happy to see you progress. As a teacher, it is incredibly gratifying to see a student so determined to succeed.

Proactive and Thoughtful

Mary understands the challenges that both my son and I face. She anticipates what may go wrong and takes a proactive approach to avoid anything that may hinder learning.

Catherine, 6 lessons with Mary

Again, Very Helpful

Very good tutor, Helped boost my grade in Art History, so grateful. Kind, patient, reliable and meets my school schedule. Thanks so much, John.

Anna, 17 lessons with Mary

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Mary R.

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