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Cathy K.

Rochester, NY

$35/hour

40 years' experience as a special ed. K-12 tutor

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$35/Hour


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SUNY Geneseo
Special Ed. K-12
Nazareth College of Rochester
Master's

Education

SUNY Geneseo (Special Ed. K-12)

Nazareth College of Rochester (Master's)

About Cathy

I have a vast array of experience in all areas of special ed., from K-12th grade. I have taught in the classroom and have been an after-school and summer tutor for over 30 years. I have taught and tutored LD, ID, ED, Autistic, and Multiply Disabled students throughout my career. I have worked in 1:1, self-contained, and Inclusion (I-COT) situations. I have been a home-hospital tutor for many delicate and intense-needs situations. I am well versed and have a multitude of experiences in all types of learning styles, and possess expertise in adapting lessons and materials to the student's individual needs. I have been a support teacher in all high school subjects, preparing students for regents exams. I am experienced in multi-modal lesson development to provide diversity and rigor related to the common core. I have experience working with IEPs and can modify lessons to fit individual needs. I have an array of experiences dealing with parental concerns and family involvement in their child's education to promote success.
I am dedicated, flexible, patient, intuitive, and willing to work with all students who have tutoring needs. I am available as an online tutor or willing to come to a student's home or meet them in a public space, such as their local library. I am available after 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and on weekends. Thank you.
I have a vast array of experience in all areas of special ed., from K-12th grade. I have taught in the classroom and have been an after-school and summer tutor for over 30 years. I have taught and tutored LD, ID, ED, Autistic, and Multiply Disabled students throughout my career. I have worked in 1:1, self-contained, and Inclusion (I-COT) Read more

Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Rochester, NY 14617
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
Common Core
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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.

Common Core

I have been a special ed. teacher in the RCSD in all common core areas since initiated. I have attended professional development in common core. I have taught, modified, and located specialized materials in all elementary common core areas.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have tutored students in grades K-12 for over 30 years in the Rochester, NY area. I have permanent certification in elementary ed. K-6 and special ed. K-12. I have been a special education teacher in the RCSD from 1999 - present and a teacher for BOCES #2 from 1973 -1978.

Phonics

As a special ed. teacher, I am highly qualified in the area of phonics. I have been a reading/English teacher for many years in the RCSD. I have tutored numerous elementary students in reading and phonics in after-school programs and private tutoring sessions.

Study Skills

I have much experience with teaching study skills in the field of special ed. I have also been an I-COT high school teacher working with special needs students to improve study skills to help improve their grades. I have competency and vast experience in this area.

SUNY Geneseo
Special Ed. K-12
Nazareth College of Rochester
Master's

Education

SUNY Geneseo (Special Ed. K-12)

Nazareth College of Rochester (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cathy will travel within 10 miles of Rochester, NY 14617.