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Courtney D.

Gloversville, NY

$35/hour

Experienced K-12 grade tutoring and teaching multiple subjects

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Wells College
Psychology
the sage colleges
Master's

Education

Wells College (Psychology)

the sage colleges (Master's)

About Courtney

I love showing students that learning can be fun and that with a few techniques, studying can be made more simple and easy for them. I recently graduated undergraduate at Wells College as a Psychology Major with minors in Childhood Education, Adolescent Education, and Spanish. I am also working towards my Master's degree in Professional School Counseling at Sage Colleges. While in high school I mentored 5th graders, tutored 10th, 11th, and 12th graders, and I completed 4 years in the Reality Check Youth advocate, 3 years in Key Club community service Chapter, as well as babysat for 2 younger boys for two years (ages 4-8). Currently, I work with learning disabled students ages 17-27 years old who are seeking employment, help with college course work, and help with independent living skills. The true key to learning and accomplishment is knowing how to keep the student engaged and motivated throughout the learning process. Throughout my experiences; I do believe that I have acquired the capabilities in order to create the best learning environment possible! I love showing students that learning can be fun and that with a few techniques, studying can be made more simple and easy for them. I recently graduated undergraduate at Wells College as a Psychology Major with minors in Childhood Education, Adolescent Education, and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Gloversville, NY 12078
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Genetics, Psychology
Music:
Flute, General Music, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Voice (Music)
Art:
Film, Photography, Theatre
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling, Common Core, GRE, PSAT, Regents, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Sign Language, Spanish, Speech
History:
Geography, Religion
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, Finance, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Ballet, Chess, Cooking, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis

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.

Study Skills

Within the past six years I have completed copious amounts of tutoring and study skills development with students grades seven-college freshman. I have received a certificate for tutoring various students 300 hours total in a six month period during my junior year of high school. I have also taught and worked in an elementary school for the past three and a half years (grades Pre-K through 8th grade) as well as worked as a writing resource peer leader for college freshman within the past year. In addition, I have completed various internships and field placements as a school counselor, Spanish teacher for grades 8-12, and 4th grade IEP/504 teacher.

Wells College
Psychology
the sage colleges
Master's

Education

Wells College (Psychology)

the sage colleges (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Courtney will travel within 10 miles of Gloversville, NY 12078.