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Theresa N.

Wappingers Falls, NY

$60/hour

Lady Loves Literature

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western connecticut state university
Mercy College
Master's

Education

western connecticut state university

Mercy College (Master's)

About Theresa

I am in my 30s, and my love of English, writing, and teaching is what lead me to this site. I have an undergraduate degree from Western Connecticut State University in English & Creative Writing, and I also have a Master's in Secondary Education (7th-12th grade) from Mercy College. I also hold a New York State teaching certification. I have been working in the Carmel school system for over 4 years doing substitute teaching and also several 7th grade leave replacements. I have administered, and graded, both the 7th and 8th grade New York State ELA exams, so I am very familiar with both. I am comfortable teaching to a crowd, but I am also capable of teaching one-on-one. My student teaching experiences have allowed me to teach 8th grade English in Carmel, and following that I taught 10th grade English and 11th grade Honors at Yorktown High School.

I was a very shy student when I was growing up, so I found it very hard to ask questions in class and get the help I needed. I take those experiences with me, and I channel that into my teaching to assure that each of my students feel comfortable with the material in front of them. I work my hardest to use different methods of teaching for different students. I understand that not every student learns the same, and I am always prepared to tweak my methods. Study and organization skills are a big part of success, so I make sure each student exercises these. I will also work to strengthen these skills if they are found to be weak. Teaching is fun, so I make it a point to have fun when I teach. Most of all, I love having any student leave with a confidence that they can excel on their own.

Please feel free to ask me any questions you have about my credentials or experience.
I am in my 30s, and my love of English, writing, and teaching is what lead me to this site. I have an undergraduate degree from Western Connecticut State University in English & Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
In-person lessons
Science:
Biology
English:
English,
Grammar, Literature,
Proofreading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Cooking

Cooking is a passion of mine. While I have no formal training in the culinary arts, I have an extensive knowledge of the subject. I started cooking at a very young age with my family, and from there I have branched out on my own. I am always researching new recipes, new methods, I constantly read cookbooks, and I am always observing other chefs while they cook or bake. My specialties are any kind of Italian cooking, and also many different kinds of baking. I am self-taught, and I do prepare meals and desserts for large parties as well as individuals. I would be happy to answer any questions you have pertaining to this.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters Degree in Education, and I am a certified English teacher in grades 7-12. I wouldn't mind teaching the 5th or 6th grade curriculum. I am comfortable teaching anything from writing to classroom novels.

English

I am a certified English teacher with a Master's Degree in grades 7-12. I can adapt my teaching to meet the needs of any course work.

Literature

Literature is my favorite part of the ELA curriculum. I have taught many novels throughout my career, and I am comfortable teaching plot elements and any piece of figurative language. I will use the novels as a vehicle to help your child understand the many key factors needed to understand literature.

western connecticut state university
Mercy College
Master's

Education

western connecticut state university

Mercy College (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Theresa will travel within 15 miles of Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.