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Valerie C.

Wappingers Falls, NY

$40/hour

Certified Teacher 1-12 general education/special education

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 10/29/13
4.8 average from 94 ratings
The Right Fit
— Julia, Poughkeepsie, NY on 12/9/15

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Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh NY
Mercy College (Yorktown)
Master's

Education

Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh NY

Mercy College (Yorktown) (Master's)

About Valerie

I have worked with students of all ages for the past 6 years in a special education school as I am employed there full time. I have my undergrad and graduate degree in teaching. I am a certified teacher. My degrees are 1-6 general education/special education. I have a history degree and 7-12 History and 7-12 special education. In addition, I have worked and been trained in ABA therapy. I have worked with students of all ages for the past 6 years in a special education school as I am employed there full time. I have my undergrad and graduate degree in teaching. I am a certified teacher. My degrees are 1-6 general education/special education. I have a history degree and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"The Right Fit"

- Julia, Poughkeepsie, NY on 12/9/15

"A good experience for a worried mother :)"

- Bernadette, Cold Spring, NY on 11/12/15

"First meeting"

- Carol, Poughkeepsie, NY on 10/20/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra
Science:
Anthropology
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Anthropology, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers,
Autism,
Dyslexia, Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Economics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have a valid New York State Certification 1-12 with students with disabilities. I currently teach at a special education school (BOCES)with students whom have ADD/ADHD, Autism,ED, and other learning disabilities.

Aspergers

I am a certified 1-12 teacher in special education. I teach autistic kids in 2nd grade. I have taken the Autism workshop needed for New York State certification.

Autism

I teach autistic children at Dutchess County BOCES. In addition, I have taken the Autism workshop with New York State.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified through New York State to teach all subjects 1-6. I have a valid certification as well as experience teaching 2nd and 3rd grade.

Phonics

I teach second grade which in ELA we focus a lot on phonic and phonemic awareness skills. I teach kids phonics using different workbooks and sheets. I go over letter sounds, vowels; long and short, blends, diagraphs. I have material on all different grade levels for students in phonics.

Social Studies

I have a BS and Masters in Social Studies 1-12. I have taken all different history classes in college needed for New York State certification. I teach social studies to my students as per common core standards in grades 3 and 4th. I also aid students who take the regent exams for my school district.

Special Needs

I am a certified new York state teacher in special education 1-6 and waiting on my 7-12 special education certificate from the state.

Study Skills

I have been a special educational teacher for 6 years. As a teacher of students who take the state tests and tests in the classroom, I teach my students study skills to help them achieve in their academics. I work with students to teach them how to stay focus on their assignments and strategies to help them succeed as a student.

Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh NY
Mercy College (Yorktown)
Master's

Education

Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh NY

Mercy College (Yorktown) (Master's)

The Right Fit — Today was my daughters first lesson with Valerie. She was on time and her warm personality made it easy for Journee to feel comfortable. ...

— Julia, Poughkeepsie, NY on 12/9/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Valerie will travel within 30 miles of Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.