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Lisa H.

M.Ed, Certified Secondary Ed, Professional Writer/Trainer

M.Ed, Certified Secondary Ed, Professional Writer/Trainer

$35/hour

  • 1,658 hours tutoring

About Lisa


Bio

Writing isn't fun for everyone. In fact, you don't have to like it. But everyone can learn to write well in order to fulfill educational or business requirements, or for personal enrichment. While I won't impose my love of writing on you, I'll help you understand the processes, formats, style, and other elements of writing well so that you can succeed.

COVID-19's impact on learning has been far-reaching. Through it all, I helped students of all ages and grade levels, and their parents,...

Writing isn't fun for everyone. In fact, you don't have to like it. But everyone can learn to write well in order to fulfill educational or business requirements, or for personal enrichment. While I won't impose my love of writing on you, I'll help you understand the processes, formats, style, and other elements of writing well so that you can succeed.

COVID-19's impact on learning has been far-reaching. Through it all, I helped students of all ages and grade levels, and their parents, overcome the challenges and meet their educational goals with encouragement, patience, and understanding. I even found myself teaching all subjects for my elementary students in cases where their teachers weren't available on demand. I'm happy to help you and your student(s) navigate the options and ensure learning takes place.

Need another set of eyes to review your dissertation, thesis, research paper, or essay? I can help.
Having trouble making sense of novels? I can help.
AP or college exam essays have you perplexed and not knowing where to begin? I can help.
Together, we will find the approaches, methods, and strategies that work for you to meet the immediate and future needs. We will future proof your success.

IMPORTANT: You MUST have payment details on file before lessons will be scheduled. ALL payments are processed through Wyzant. No exceptions.

Subject Area/Services
At this time, I work with students in the subject areas listed below.
- ACT, SAT, PSAT, SSAT, ISEE, and GMAT Exam Prep
- English Usage and Mechanics (All skill levels, including Pre-AP and AP Language)
- English Literature including Pre-AP and AP Literature
- English as a Second Language
- Reading Comprehension (All skill levels)
- Phonics (All skill levels)
- Writing and Editing
- Basic Computers
- MS Office
- Public Speaking
- Study Habits

Qualifications and Experience
- Professional writer and editor (20+ years)
- Certified in secondary English (grades 5-12) and 14+ years experience working with students of all ages.
- M.Ed. in Adult Education


Education

University of Central Oklahoma
English
Jones International University, Centennial, Co
MEd

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $35
  • Rate details: No-shows/cancels with <2-hours notice are charged the hourly rate for 1 hour. Cancellations 2+ hrs in advance will not be charged.
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 3/18/2019

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Microsoft Publisher,

Microsoft Publisher

I have 10 years experience in desktop publishing, which includes the use of Microsoft Publisher. This program is great for personal and student use, as well as for small businesses and organizations. I've used this program for college projects and on-the-job deliverables.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have over 15 years' public speaking experience, whether in a board room or classroom, at the customer site, or in a room of hundreds of seminar attendees, and a B.A. in English with a double minor in Journalism and Public Relations.
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Desktop Publishing,

Desktop Publishing

I have 10 years experience using desktop publishing software to include Adobe Indesign and Framemaker, and also Microsoft Publisher. These are not the only programs with which I have proficiency. Additionally, using the right templates, Microsoft Word is an acceptable program to use for publishing.
Microsoft Publisher,

Microsoft Publisher

I have 10 years experience in desktop publishing, which includes the use of Microsoft Publisher. This program is great for personal and student use, as well as for small businesses and organizations. I've used this program for college projects and on-the-job deliverables.
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Microsoft Publisher,

Microsoft Publisher

I have 10 years experience in desktop publishing, which includes the use of Microsoft Publisher. This program is great for personal and student use, as well as for small businesses and organizations. I've used this program for college projects and on-the-job deliverables.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have over 15 years' public speaking experience, whether in a board room or classroom, at the customer site, or in a room of hundreds of seminar attendees, and a B.A. in English with a double minor in Journalism and Public Relations.
ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I've worked as a substitute teacher in all grade levels to include pre-K through 12th grade in local area schools. I am certified in Secondary English, which includes Grade 5-12. I focus primarily on grammar, reading, writing, and ESL.
Reading,

Reading

Certified 5th-12th; master's in Education; 10 years tutoring young and older students.
Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

ACT English,

ACT English

My ACT prep students' English and Reading scores typically rise 4-10 points after working with me. One of my students, who is also a math whiz, had a initial score of 24 in Reading and 26 in English. After four months of intensive tutoring with me, he achieved composite scores of 34 in Reading and 32 in English. Overall, the majority of my students achieve an overall composite ACT score of 30 or higher. Other students with whom I've worked have scored between 25-29 overall. Let me help your student improve their English, Reading, and Science scores.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

My ACT prep students' English and Reading scores typically rise 4-10 points after working with me. One of my students, who is also a math whiz, had a initial score of 24 in Reading and 26 in English. After 4-months intensive tutoring with me, he achieved composite scores of 34 in Reading and 32 in English. Overall, the majority of my students achieve an overall composite ACT score of 30 or higher for all subjects. Other students with whom I've worked have scored between 25-28 overall. Let me help your student improve their English and Reading scores, as well as Science, which is largely an exercise in reading comprehension.
English,

English

Oklahoma Certified 5th-12th grade English. 17 years writing experience.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have over 15 years' public speaking experience, whether in a board room or classroom, at the customer site, or in a room of hundreds of seminar attendees, and a B.A. in English with a double minor in Journalism and Public Relations.
Reading,

Reading

Certified 5th-12th; master's in Education; 10 years tutoring young and older students.
Writing,

Writing

I have 17 years professional writing and editing experience in multiple industries and education. I am an Oklahoma-certified teacher and have a M.Ed in Adult Education.
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I've worked as a substitute teacher in all grade levels to include pre-K through 12th grade in local area schools. I am certified in Secondary English, which includes Grade 5-12. I focus primarily on grammar, reading, writing, and ESL.
English,

English

Oklahoma Certified 5th-12th grade English. 17 years writing experience.
Reading,

Reading

Certified 5th-12th; master's in Education; 10 years tutoring young and older students.
Writing,

Writing

I have 17 years professional writing and editing experience in multiple industries and education. I am an Oklahoma-certified teacher and have a M.Ed in Adult Education.
ESL/ESOL, Spelling

Language

ESL/ESOL

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I've worked as a substitute teacher in all grade levels to include pre-K through 12th grade in local area schools. I am certified in Secondary English, which includes Grade 5-12. I focus primarily on grammar, reading, writing, and ESL.
English,

English

Oklahoma Certified 5th-12th grade English. 17 years writing experience.
Reading,

Reading

Certified 5th-12th; master's in Education; 10 years tutoring young and older students.
Writing,

Writing

I have 17 years professional writing and editing experience in multiple industries and education. I am an Oklahoma-certified teacher and have a M.Ed in Adult Education.
ESL/ESOL

Other

ESL/ESOL

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I've worked as a substitute teacher in all grade levels to include pre-K through 12th grade in local area schools. I am certified in Secondary English, which includes Grade 5-12. I focus primarily on grammar, reading, writing, and ESL.
Reading,

Reading

Certified 5th-12th; master's in Education; 10 years tutoring young and older students.
Writing,

Writing

I have 17 years professional writing and editing experience in multiple industries and education. I am an Oklahoma-certified teacher and have a M.Ed in Adult Education.
ESL/ESOL, GED

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

My ACT prep students' English and Reading scores typically rise 4-10 points after working with me. One of my students, who is also a math whiz, had a initial score of 24 in Reading and 26 in English. After four months of intensive tutoring with me, he achieved composite scores of 34 in Reading and 32 in English. Overall, the majority of my students achieve an overall composite ACT score of 30 or higher. Other students with whom I've worked have scored between 25-29 overall. Let me help your student improve their English, Reading, and Science scores.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

My ACT prep students' English and Reading scores typically rise 4-10 points after working with me. One of my students, who is also a math whiz, had a initial score of 24 in Reading and 26 in English. After 4-months intensive tutoring with me, he achieved composite scores of 34 in Reading and 32 in English. Overall, the majority of my students achieve an overall composite ACT score of 30 or higher for all subjects. Other students with whom I've worked have scored between 25-28 overall. Let me help your student improve their English and Reading scores, as well as Science, which is largely an exercise in reading comprehension.
GED

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Knowledgeable and engaging

Lisa was to the point and able to engage my kid to write a summary within minutes of introducing herself. She was very patient and my daughter really enjoyed. Looking forward to the next class!

Carla, 3 lessons with Lisa

Great teacher, patient with kids.

Our sons has taken a total interest in reading thanks to Lisa. He always looks forward to meeting with her and says he enjoys learning. Thank you!

Cesar, 17 lessons with Lisa

Excellent tutor!

Lisa is an excellent tutor.. She gets my child engaged in learning . Her method of teaching is well comprehensible . My child is always looking forward to learn with Lisa😊

Marie, 25 lessons with Lisa

Really knowledgeable and great tutor!

She taught me how to improve the content and structure of my case study! She is really awesome and thorough! She is good about the feedback she gives students on how to improve their paper.

Gabriela, 3 lessons with Lisa
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Gabriela, for the kind words. So glad to hear that I was able to help. I look forward to helping you again!

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

Lisa taught me how to write an abstract. She also showed me how to format my paper in APA style. She helped me throughout my paper til the end. Her years of experience clearly shows.

Laura, 2 lessons with Lisa
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Laura! I'm so glad I was able to help. Reach out anytime.

Patient and encouraging!

It was an efficient lesson that helped me a lot! We went over my essay and made some edits. Now I feel ready for my in class essay tomorrow! I am more confident in my quote and analysis after the lesson.

Angelia, 4 lessons with Lisa
Tutor responded:

It was a pleasure helping you, Angelia, and I'd be happy to do so again. Good luck on the in-class essay!

Knowledgeable and patient!

Lisa was amazing help. She was super patient and reviewed my entire capstone project with me. She taught me how to use google docs, sharpen my grammar skills, and was positive about my paper a along. She went above and beyond to help me. I would most definitely recommend Lisa time and time again. She excellent!! Thank you, Lisa.

Lupita, 1 lesson with Lisa
Tutor responded:

You're welcome. Thank you for the praise and kind words, Lupita! I enjoyed working with and helping you succeed. It was, indeed, a pleasure and honor to be a small part of your journey. Good luck in everything!

knowledgeable and patient tutor

I highly recommend Lisa. She provides me with a detail explanation of the APA formating. She clarified my concerns and put me at ease which helps me in finishing my project. Thanks

Koku, 1 lesson with Lisa
Tutor responded:

Thank you for the kind words! I'm glad I could help. I wish you all the best in your endeavors, and I'll be happy to assist in the future.

Great teacher, I continue to seek out every time

I continue to seek out Lisa anytime I need help with writing a paper and she always makes time for me. She is very patient with me. Very professional and I hope to receive an A with this paper too.

Karina, 5 lessons with Lisa
Tutor responded:

It is always a pleasure to work with you, Karina! Thank you for the kind words.

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