St. John College of Cleveland (Elementary Education)
2001-Cleveland State University (Graduate Coursework)
Cambridge College (Mass) (MEd)
I have been a first grade teacher for 20 years in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as well as teaching in all the primary grades for a total of 30 years.
My philosophy of education has always been to develop an enthusiasm for learning in each of my students and to help each one achieve their own personal best in a nurturing environment.
After I retired in 2009 I substitute taught for 5 years in multi handicapped and autism classes. I received much gratification from teaching those children achieve their personal best.
My reason for seeking tutoring positions is that I truly miss teaching children. I am highly qualified in all aspects of teaching reading especially phonics and phonemic awareness as well as the various strategies to encourage the reluctant reader.. I am also highly qualified in teaching math to students in grades K-3 Three words says it all: I love teaching.
I am certified in grades K-8 and have 25+ years of experience both in private and public school systems. I can teach all primary subjects but my specialties are Reading and Math.
Since I am retired from teaching I am very flexible in scheduling tutoring sessions. I look forward to hearing from you if you have a child who can benefit from my teaching techniques. I have been a first grade teacher for 20 years in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as well as teaching in all the primary grades for a total of 30 years.
My philosophy of education has always been
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I am qualified to teach all elementary subjects because I have a Certificate in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in Urban Education. Because I have 30 years of experience teaching grades 1 and 2 in a self contained classroom those are the level of students I want to tutor