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Denise J.

Toledo, OH

$35/hour

Patient and Effective Reading/English Tutor for any Age

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Background check passed as of 9/26/14
4.6 average from 34 ratings
Awesome tutor
— Erin, Toledo, OH on 11/24/14

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BS Pennsylvania State University
Elementary Education
Univerisity of Akron
Master's
University of Findlay
MEd

Education

BS Pennsylvania State University (Elementary Education)

Univerisity of Akron (Master's)

University of Findlay (MEd)

About Denise

Hello prospective parents and tutorees,

My name is Denise and I am ready to tutor your child in all elementary subjects plus Study Skills and ACT/SAT, GED Reading and English skills. I have 20 years experience as an elementary teacher in all grades, an SAT/ACT, tutor and college instructor. I am interested in tutoring in the Toledo, Ottawa Hills, Sylvania, Perryburg and Maumee area.
Hello prospective parents and tutorees,

My name is Denise and I am ready to tutor your child in all elementary subjects plus Study Skills and ACT/SAT,
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Toledo, OH 43615
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Awesome tutor"

- Erin, Toledo, OH on 11/24/14

"Patient and knowledgeable"

- Roni, Temperance, MI on 5/10/13
Math:
Elementary Math
Science:
Psychology
English:
ACT English, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, Common Core,
GED,
Praxis, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Common Core

I am an elementary K-8 Math Specialist with a Masters degree in Reading and certification K-12. I use the Common Core standards every day in my teaching and tutoring. I am constantly keeping my self updated and abreast of new developments and teaching lessons as it relates to the Core. Before I tutor or teach, I go to the Ohio Department of Education and look up the standard pertinent to teaching/tutoring.

Dyslexia

I feel I am qualified to teach Dyslexic students because I have a Masters degree in Reading as well as a Reading endorsement in K through 12. Additionally, I have worked with special needs and dyslexic students in my current position as Math specialist in the public school system. Every day I see special needs students either in a self-contained classroom or mainstreamed class. Additionally, I have tutored dyslexic students in other settings. I also have a dyslexic daughter, whom I worked with and she did receive a Bachelor degree in Special Education.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently an elementary teacher. I have experience in grades K through 8. I hold a BS in Elementary Education and an MS.ED. I have tutored students of all ages in all subjects. Currently my primary job is a K-5 Math Specialist in a Public School system. Also, I have a special "softness" for children are struggling with Math as I have a daughter with a Math Disability and I have worked with her all the way from grade school through college and yes she is a college graduate!!

English

I have also taught English composition, essay writing for the ACT and College Writing skills.

GED

Additionally, I have expereince tutoring students for the GED test. I also teach Developmental Reading, English and Study Skills on a college level.

Phonics

I have taught Phonics at all ages. I hold a Masters in Reading and Literacy and certification to teach Reading K through 12.

Reading

I have a Reading endorsement and a Masters in Reading. I have tutored students of ages Kindergarten through college in Reading.

Special Needs

I am a certified teacher K through 8 all subjects and K through 12 Reading. Additionally, in my current position as Math Specialist in a local school system, I work with Special Needs students in self contained classrooms as well as in the regular ed classroom. I have worked with ADHD students, Learning Disabled, Autistic, Cognitivily Delayed and Behaviorally Handicapped students. Additionally, I have taught Math in the Multiple Handicap classroom.

Study Skills

I have developed and implemented my own Study Skills courses for students grades 3 through high school seniors. I have also tutored student one on one in Study Skills. I also teach Study Skills at a college level. Additionally, I have a Masters degree and certification in Reading.

BS Pennsylvania State University
Elementary Education
Univerisity of Akron
Master's
University of Findlay
MEd

Education

BS Pennsylvania State University (Elementary Education)

Univerisity of Akron (Master's)

University of Findlay (MEd)

Awesome tutor — I am so relieved I have found Denise and she has really helped my daughter in her reading and math. My daughter enjoys meeting with her and I would definitely suggest Mrs. Denise to everybody!! ...

— Erin, Toledo, OH on 11/24/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Denise will travel within 15 miles of Toledo, OH 43615.