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Troy B.

Wilmington, OH

$30/hour

Educator, Collaborator, and Relationship Builder

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Graceland University
Elem and Special Ed

Education

Graceland University (Elem and Special Ed)

About Troy

Hello future students! My name is Troy B. and I originally hail from the great state of Missouri. Both parents had ties to education so it was almost destiny that I become a teacher myself. My father was a science teacher, turned pharmacist, and my mother recently retired after thirty years as a secondary Spanish teacher. My opportunity in the field came in 2003 when I joined Future Teachers of America in High School. Placed in a second grade classroom, I performed one on one, small group, and classroom instruction, in each of the five core subject areas. I enjoyed the role so much, I continued in the organization my senior year, ultimately deciding on elementary education as my career path.

While enrolled in my freshman and sophomore education classes at North Central Missouri Junior College, I observed and taught in elementary, middle, high , and alternative school settings. It was during this time that I spent an extensive amount of time in special education classrooms, realizing that my patience and ability to relate to students of all performance levels would make me an excellent fit for that particular subject area. With that in mind, I accepted a position as a special education para-professional with the Trenton R-IX School District while completing my bachelor's degree in elementary and special education via night classes.

The experience from the para-professional position and achieved degree in 2012, provided me with the opportunity to receive my first full time teaching position as the fourth and fifth grade special education teacher at the Hamilton Elementary School in Hamilton, MO. I was there for two years, gaining knowledge in instructional strategies, case management, and time management techniques, before relocating to my current destination in the Buckeye State. Overall, the ten year journey in Missouri education provided me with many wonderful memories, and I look forward to making many more in Ohio as your tutor.

I have a State of Iowa Reading Endorsement (K-8) and State of Iowa and Missouri Elementary Education Licensure (K-6). I also have State of Iowa and Missouri Mild-Moderate Cross Categorical (K-12).

While the above paragraphs talk mostly about my qualifications, my rationale for being a teacher is simple: I love working with youth, passing on the knowledge that was once provided to me, helping to prepare you for what ever it is you desire to achieve in life. I look forward to your response!
Hello future students! My name is Troy B. and I originally hail from the great state of Missouri. Both parents had ties to education so it was almost destiny that I become a teacher myself. My father was a science teacher, turned pharmacist, and my mother recently retired after thirty years Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Wilmington, OH 45177
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Criminal Justice, Social Studies
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Football

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)

I have an active elementary education certification, grades B-6 from the State of Missouri. In 2010-12, I served as an elementary para-professional in all of the core subject areas, performing small group and whole group instruction. From 2012-2014, I was a lead elementary special education teacher for the fourth and fifth grades, servicing students primarily in the subject areas of reading, math, and language arts.

Special Needs

In the area of special needs, I currently hold a special education certification, mild/mod cross categorical grades k-12 from the state of Missouri, Regarding work experience with this degree, I served as a para-professional in a middle school special education classroom from 2010-2012, servicing students with ADHD, BD, and LD. While there, I assisted the lead teacher with lesson planning, instruction, and behavior modification. From 2012-2014, I was a lead elementary special education teacher at Hamilton Elementary School. In this role, I performed case management, IEP goal creation, as well as instruction in both inclusive and exclusive settings.

Graceland University
Elem and Special Ed

Education

Graceland University (Elem and Special Ed)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Troy will travel within 40 miles of Wilmington, OH 45177.