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Clayton D.

Certified Teacher with Ph.D. will Help you Reach Reading/Writing Goals

Certified Teacher with Ph.D. will Help you Reach Reading/Writing Goals

$50/hour

About Clayton


Bio

Having my doctorate in Drama and Theater Studies and a Master's in Education, my specialty is helping students with all stages of the academic writing process. Whether it be a term paper, research project, capstone, thesis, or dissertation, I can help middle, high school, college, and grad students pre-write, research, draft, cite, revise, and edit their writing. I am a published academic writer and a teacher, so I know how to communicate to students about how to improve their own writing. My...

Having my doctorate in Drama and Theater Studies and a Master's in Education, my specialty is helping students with all stages of the academic writing process. Whether it be a term paper, research project, capstone, thesis, or dissertation, I can help middle, high school, college, and grad students pre-write, research, draft, cite, revise, and edit their writing. I am a published academic writer and a teacher, so I know how to communicate to students about how to improve their own writing. My strongest disciplines are Education and Theater, and I'm comfortable with APA, MLA, Chicago, and Harvard manuals of style.

I am also available to improve Reading and Writing and Language SAT scores. I will come up with an individual plan for you or your student to master the new version of the English portion of the SATs. Having taught 8th and 9th grade English and scored Regents exams, I can also help you or your student pass the English portion of the Regents Exam.


Education

The College of Wooster
Theater
New York University
Masters
Tufts University
PhD

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Art

Theater

Theater

I have my PhD in drama and theater studies from Tufts University. I was a professional actor for over a decade, appearing in films, on television, and on stage. I currently teach drama at a public high school in New York.

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

I have a Theater Ph.D. and have written a published book about how to use improvisation to decrease anxiety and increase mental clarity. This applies to my public speaking teaching. I have taught public speaking at colleges and in private tutoring sessions.

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to native Spanish and French speakers for a year and am a certified ELA teacher. I am also a lifelong language learner, currently learning Bosnian.
Grammar,

Grammar

I am a certified English teacher and a published academic writer, so I'm familiar with grammar conventions and how to teach them to students.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have a Theater Ph.D. and have written a published book about how to use improvisation to decrease anxiety and increase mental clarity. This applies to my public speaking teaching. I have taught public speaking at colleges and in private tutoring sessions.
Proofreading

Elementary Education

Grammar,

Grammar

I am a certified English teacher and a published academic writer, so I'm familiar with grammar conventions and how to teach them to students.
Reading,

Reading

In my teacher career, I have collected a wealth of strategies to catch students up on their reading. I have learned strategies to get students reading more and to deepen their comprehension.
Spelling, Vocabulary

English

English,

English

I have taught English Language Arts for five years in middle and high school. I am certified to teach ELA in grades 7-12. I am also a published academic researcher and writer who enjoys helping students with their academic writing.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to native Spanish and French speakers for a year and am a certified ELA teacher. I am also a lifelong language learner, currently learning Bosnian.
Grammar,

Grammar

I am a certified English teacher and a published academic writer, so I'm familiar with grammar conventions and how to teach them to students.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have a Theater Ph.D. and have written a published book about how to use improvisation to decrease anxiety and increase mental clarity. This applies to my public speaking teaching. I have taught public speaking at colleges and in private tutoring sessions.
Reading,

Reading

In my teacher career, I have collected a wealth of strategies to catch students up on their reading. I have learned strategies to get students reading more and to deepen their comprehension.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I improved my own score by over 400 points through creating a study plan and then sticking to my dedicated practice. I have helped students improve their scores in school settings and as a tutor. I am also well-versed on the new SAT and have studied how the exam was changed.
Writing,

Writing

I have published my dissertation after grad school and have since published two academic chapters. I am also a certified ELA teacher, so I know how to break down the writing process for students to improve their own academic writing.
ACT English, ACT Reading, Literature, Proofreading, SAT Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Homeschool

English,

English

I have taught English Language Arts for five years in middle and high school. I am certified to teach ELA in grades 7-12. I am also a published academic researcher and writer who enjoys helping students with their academic writing.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to native Spanish and French speakers for a year and am a certified ELA teacher. I am also a lifelong language learner, currently learning Bosnian.
Reading,

Reading

In my teacher career, I have collected a wealth of strategies to catch students up on their reading. I have learned strategies to get students reading more and to deepen their comprehension.
Writing,

Writing

I have published my dissertation after grad school and have since published two academic chapters. I am also a certified ELA teacher, so I know how to break down the writing process for students to improve their own academic writing.
SAT Reading, Spelling

Language

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to native Spanish and French speakers for a year and am a certified ELA teacher. I am also a lifelong language learner, currently learning Bosnian.

Most Popular

English,

English

I have taught English Language Arts for five years in middle and high school. I am certified to teach ELA in grades 7-12. I am also a published academic researcher and writer who enjoys helping students with their academic writing.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to native Spanish and French speakers for a year and am a certified ELA teacher. I am also a lifelong language learner, currently learning Bosnian.
Reading,

Reading

In my teacher career, I have collected a wealth of strategies to catch students up on their reading. I have learned strategies to get students reading more and to deepen their comprehension.
Writing

Writing

I have published my dissertation after grad school and have since published two academic chapters. I am also a certified ELA teacher, so I know how to break down the writing process for students to improve their own academic writing.

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to native Spanish and French speakers for a year and am a certified ELA teacher. I am also a lifelong language learner, currently learning Bosnian.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to native Spanish and French speakers for a year and am a certified ELA teacher. I am also a lifelong language learner, currently learning Bosnian.
Reading,

Reading

In my teacher career, I have collected a wealth of strategies to catch students up on their reading. I have learned strategies to get students reading more and to deepen their comprehension.
Writing

Writing

I have published my dissertation after grad school and have since published two academic chapters. I am also a certified ELA teacher, so I know how to break down the writing process for students to improve their own academic writing.

Test Preparation

Regents,

Regents

I have taught ninth grade ELA for three years and focused intently on preparing students for the Common Core English Regents. I also taught a Saturday school class that helped students who had failed the exam to catch up and pass. With my help, our school brought our pass rate up 10%. I have also scored the Regents exam numerous times, so I know what they're looking for and how they are assessed.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I improved my own score by over 400 points through creating a study plan and then sticking to my dedicated practice. I have helped students improve their scores in school settings and as a tutor. I am also well-versed on the new SAT and have studied how the exam was changed.
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading

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Great tutor!

Clayton quickly reached out to my daughter and gave her many tips and techniques to use for her essay for university, he's been a great help so far and we will book him again this week! Thanks, Clayton!

Jeannine, 23 lessons with Clayton
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$50/hour

Clayton D.

$50/hour

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Response time: 3 hours