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Helen K.

Lancaster, OH

$50/hour

Retired teacher

In-person lessons

$50/Hour


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About Helen

I taught as a public school teacher in the fifth grade, first grade and special education. After 10 years I became a Mental Health Education Specialist during tutoring with special needs children as well as consultation with public schools in behalf of my students. I left teaching when I completed my Master of Divinity degree and became an elder in The United Methodist Church. During my career as a minister I also helped young church attenders by tutoring them. I am now completely retired and miss associating with the young people.

To see the change in self confidence that comes about with success in their school achievements is like seeing a flower come to bloom. Nothing is more blessed than being able to keep up with class work for a student. Students do know where they fit in with the success of the classroom.

I have taught elementary math as well as having tutored it for a number of year. I also taught elementary reading from first through fifth grades. Have tutored all areas of reading which includes phonics. word recognition and word meanings. I used a reading series in my early teaching that was based on phonics.

I am available to discuss the needs of the student with their parents at any time.
I taught as a public school teacher in the fifth grade, first grade and special education. After 10 years I became a Mental Health Education Specialist during tutoring with special needs children as well as consultation with public schools in behalf of my students. I left teaching when I completed my Master of Divinity degree and became an elder Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lancaster, OH 43130
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Phonics,
Reading, 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.

Elementary (K-6th)

Spent 11 years in the Elementary Classrooms. And then spent another 11 years as an Educational specialist in a Mental Health Setting. Then did substitute teaching for another 5 years.

Phonics

My 11 years of classroom teaching used a book series that focused on phonetic.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Helen will travel within 20 miles of Lancaster, OH 43130.