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Dianala B.

Holtsville, NY

$50/hour

Bilingual (Eng/Span) K-12 and College Level Educator and Researcher

Background check passed as of 1/11/15

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University of Maryland University College
Tech and Management
University of Maryland University College
MBA
University of Phoenix
EdD

Education

University of Maryland University College (Tech and Management)

University of Maryland University College (MBA)

University of Phoenix (EdD)

About Dianala

Greetings!

According to Hunt, Touzel, and Wiseman (1999), “teachers ultimately determine the quality of schooling that students receive” (p. 3).

I am a dynamic educator with comprehensive knowledge and experience in the education and business fields, providing me with broad teaching and learning perspectives valuable in helping students achieve their educational goals. I have extensive experience mentoring and helping students develop research, writing, critical and creative thinking skills, as well as to establish goals and determine plans for action in both online and face-to-face formats. I am a strong oral and written communicator, with demonstrated cultural competency skills and Spanish language fluency, ready to help you with study skills, transition to college and university studies, elementary and middle school math, Spanish, ESL/ESOL, TOEFL, reading, and writing, including attention to content, writing mechanics and implementation of APA Style. I am approved to tutor 15 subjects.

One of my goals for each tutoring session is to go over the objectives of the lesson. At the end of the lesson, we revisit what was covered before I assign homework. Correspondingly, I provide periodic formative and summative assessments of student learning.

I am generally available for tutoring every day and online platforms facilitate tutoring even further. My base rate is $45/hour and I offer discounts for package lessons--contact me for more details.

While I have a 24-hour cancellation policy, I understand that emergencies happen and I offer lesson makeup to ensure you stay on track. Overall, I am committed to a collaborative approach to scholarship and the need to create quality, energetic learning environments, to help successfully continue a sense of community that validates and celebrates learning.

Looking forward to working with you...all the best,
Dr. D.

Reference

Hunt, G. H., Touzel, T. J., & Wiseman, D. G. (1999). Effective teaching: Preparation and implementation. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
Greetings!

According to Hunt, Touzel, and Wiseman (1999), “teachers ultimately determine the quality of schooling that students receive” (p. 3).

I am a dynamic educator with comprehensive knowledge and experience in the education and business fields, providing me
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I usually respond within 2 hours or sooner

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Holtsville, NY 11742
Background Check: Passed
Science:
Sociology
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish,
TOEFL

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.

Algebra 1

I have tutored K-8 students in math. I hold a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction. I also hold a Bachelor of Science in Technology and Management and a Master of Business Administration.

Business

In addition to a doctorate degree, I also hold a Bachelor of Science in Technology and Management and a Master of Business Administration. Further, I have enjoyed successful management and leadership in corporate organizations. I have facilitated business management courses (Introduction to Business, Contemporary Management, Introduction to Management, Management Today, Human Resource Management, Human Relations in Management, International Management), developed curriculum for online and site-based workshops, including individual career counseling and programs assisting associates in the exploration and development of their future career plans.

Career Development

I am experienced in individual career counseling and programs, assisting associates in the exploration and development of their future career plans. As a faculty assistance, I have extensive experience in counseling students to help them establish goals, identify options, and determine plans for action in reference to their graduate studies. As Lead Faculty, provide academic leadership, mentoring teaching teams to achieve a consistent experience, efficient communication, and operations across courses. I have also served as an alumni mentor for the University of Phoenix.

College Counseling

As a faculty assistant, I have extensive experience in counseling students to help them establish goals, identify options, and determine plans for action in reference to their graduate studies. I have also served as an alumni mentor for the University of Phoenix. Further, I have taught Critical and Creative Thinking and Transition to College and University Studies courses, which emphasize strategies for success in college.

Elementary Math

I have tutored K-8 students in math. I hold a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction. I also hold a Bachelor of Science in Technology and Management and a Master of Business Administration. I have over ten years of diversified experience in the education and finance fields, which has provided me with broad teaching and learning perspectives that can be valuable to help you reach your academic goals.

English

I have extensive experience helping students develop effective writing and library research skills, including implementation of APA Style. I hold a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction. The focus of my dissertation was the impact of education on Latino students from a representative bureaucracy perspective. The retrospective study centered on determining to what extent Latino representation in governance influence Latino students’ graduation rates in public high school in two counties in New York. My writing and research interests include teachers-as-researchers, examining ethnic identity, biculturalism, development of children of color, social and cultural theory, Latino and Afro-Latino studies, race and ethnicity (with a focus on Afro-descendants in and from Latin America), urban sociology, education policy, educational leadership, Culturally-Responsive Teaching, and transition to college initiatives.

ESL/ESOL

Graduate Courses Taught: Foundations of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual Education, Methods and Materials for Teaching ESL, Assessment of ESL and Bilingual Students, Cross-Cultural Studies for Teaching ELLs, Linguistics for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Community of Learners

Grammar

I have extensive experience helping students develop effective writing and library research skills, including implementation of APA Style. I am experienced in using current technology to bring the content to life for students.

Prealgebra

I have over ten years of diversified experience in the education and finance fields, which has provided me with broad teaching and learning perspectives that can be valuable to help you reach your academic goals.

Reading

I have extensive experience helping students develop effective reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary skills.

Sociology

I have extensive experience helping students develop effective writing and library research skills, including implementation of APA Style. I hold a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction. The focus of my dissertation was the impact of education on Latino students from a representative bureaucracy perspective. The retrospective study centered on determining to what extent Latino representation in governance influence Latino students’ graduation rates in public high school in two counties in New York. My writing and research interests include teachers-as-researchers, examining ethnic identity, biculturalism, development of children of color, social and cultural theory, Latino and Afro-Latino studies, race and ethnicity (with a focus on Afro-descendants in and from Latin America), urban sociology, education policy, educational leadership, Culturally-Responsive Teaching, and transition to college initiatives.

Spanish

New York State Certification, including Spanish and Bilingual Spanish Endorsements. Near native Spanish fluency. Tutor Spanish and have taught Spanish at UMUC.

Spelling

I have extensive experience helping students develop effective reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary skills. I am experienced in using current technology to bring the content to life for students.

Study Skills

I provide assistance in curriculum instruction, conducting discussion groups, and clarifying course content. I train students in developing effective writing and library research skills. I have extensive counseling of students to help them establish goals, identify options, and determine plans for action in reference to their studies. I hold a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction.

TOEFL

Graduate Courses Taught: Foundations of Reading Instruction, Assessment for Learning, Classroom Management, Diverse Learners, Research Methods, Strengthening Literacy, Developing Teachers, Professional Learning, School Improvement, Educational Law and Policy, Writing English for Speakers of Other Languages.

Vocabulary

I am experienced in using current technology to bring the content to life for students.

Writing

I have extensive experience helping students develop effective writing and library research skills, including implementation of APA Style. I hold a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction. The focus of my dissertation was the impact of education on Latino students from a representative bureaucracy perspective. The retrospective study centered on determining to what extent Latino representation in governance influence Latino students’ graduation rates in public high school in two counties in New York. My writing and research interests include teachers-as-researchers, examining ethnic identity, biculturalism, development of children of color, social and cultural theory, Latino and Afro-Latino studies, race and ethnicity (with a focus on Afro-descendants in and from Latin America), urban sociology, education policy, educational leadership, Culturally-Responsive Teaching, and transition to college initiatives.

University of Maryland University College
Tech and Management
University of Maryland University College
MBA
University of Phoenix
EdD

Education

University of Maryland University College (Tech and Management)

University of Maryland University College (MBA)

University of Phoenix (EdD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I usually respond within 2 hours or sooner

Travel policy

Dianala will travel within 30 miles of Holtsville, NY 11742.