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Deresa C.

Supportive and Competent Tutor for English and Test Prep Skills.

Supportive and Competent Tutor for English and Test Prep Skills.

$40/hour

About Deresa


Bio

Parents & Students,
Hello, I am Deresa and I have been teaching as a adjunct since 2006 at two local colleges. I enjoy watching my students grow throughout the semester. I like to assist my students with the tools that they need to learn. I do this by sharing valuable resources with them through websites, research pieces that I have found and some common sense methods that work. I try to start out with something funny with my students to help them with the stress of our first meeting. ...

Parents & Students,
Hello, I am Deresa and I have been teaching as a adjunct since 2006 at two local colleges. I enjoy watching my students grow throughout the semester. I like to assist my students with the tools that they need to learn. I do this by sharing valuable resources with them through websites, research pieces that I have found and some common sense methods that work. I try to start out with something funny with my students to help them with the stress of our first meeting. I even talk to them about stress and how it can be a factor. Once we have addressed that topic, I like to move on to Learning styles. I like to use something visual like a Power Point presentation or article/comic strip to review about the topic before we get started. I know some of my students are visual. I then use a video on the subject that I am teaching that has audio so I can reach my auditory learners. I think it is important to get a sense of how each of my students learn. I also suggest something for those like to have that hands on experience.

My background has been typically with adult college students but I do have experience working with those in high school. I have a Bachelor's degree in Human Resource and Master's degree in Management. I also have a Associate's degree in Health Information Management. My focus for my own career has been in health care but I have found that most of the things that I have learned in business will transfer across most career fields.

I have tutored those that have difficulties with the subjects that I have taught by slowing down, engaging with the student and sharing with the student exactly what is expected of them and by showing them a new approach to the material. Let's face it, some of us just need a little extra every now and then. I understand that.

I would love to work with you. Feel free to contact me and schedule a session.


Education

Southern Nazarene University
Human Resource
Southern Nazarene University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $40
  • Rate details: I have a tutoring group rate of $15.00 (3 or more)
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
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Subjects

Business

Business,

Business

I have a Master's degree in Management. I have experience with starting up a service company. I understand the hardship of marketing yourself and a business in a professional manner. I have worked as a consultant in the Health Care Industry. I love training others and I have done that in small and large Physician practices and clinics.
Career Development,

Career Development

I taught classes in Career Development at a Business College. I worked with men and women on how to handle the task of looking for work. I shared with them what to do before, during and after a interview. My experience taught me to be successful in the job market one has to be unique, flexible and qualified. I worked with my students so that they would stand out in the mist of all the other candidates. I have a degree and experience in Human Resource. I feel qualified to assist you with your job search.
Public Speaking

Public Speaking

I have experience working the Toastmaster International Program. I went through the program and my last award that I achieved was that of a Advanced Communicator Silver along with my Competent Leader Award. I was then asked to work on my Gold certificate and assist other clubs with my speaking ability and Leadership skills . The program really worked for me and gave me a great sense of accomplishment. I have used my Toastmaster skills level to book speaking engagements for my consulting business.

Corporate Training

Business,

Business

I have a Master's degree in Management. I have experience with starting up a service company. I understand the hardship of marketing yourself and a business in a professional manner. I have worked as a consultant in the Health Care Industry. I love training others and I have done that in small and large Physician practices and clinics.
Career Development,

Career Development

I taught classes in Career Development at a Business College. I worked with men and women on how to handle the task of looking for work. I shared with them what to do before, during and after a interview. My experience taught me to be successful in the job market one has to be unique, flexible and qualified. I worked with my students so that they would stand out in the mist of all the other candidates. I have a degree and experience in Human Resource. I feel qualified to assist you with your job search.
Medical Coding,

Medical Coding

I have been teaching medical coding for the last 5 years at the college level. I have experience in ICD-10 and CPT Coding. I just recently passed the CPC exam. I also have experience as a consultant with many of the medical offices in the Oklahoma City metro that have needed help with their coding practices or with auditing. I can help you practice for a test through your local institution. I can also help you pass the CPC or AHIMA exams.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have experience working the Toastmaster International Program. I went through the program and my last award that I achieved was that of a Advanced Communicator Silver along with my Competent Leader Award. I was then asked to work on my Gold certificate and assist other clubs with my speaking ability and Leadership skills . The program really worked for me and gave me a great sense of accomplishment. I have used my Toastmaster skills level to book speaking engagements for my consulting business.
ESL/ESOL, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Reading, Vocabulary

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have experience working the Toastmaster International Program. I went through the program and my last award that I achieved was that of a Advanced Communicator Silver along with my Competent Leader Award. I was then asked to work on my Gold certificate and assist other clubs with my speaking ability and Leadership skills . The program really worked for me and gave me a great sense of accomplishment. I have used my Toastmaster skills level to book speaking engagements for my consulting business.
English, ESL/ESOL, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Homeschool

English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing

Language

ESL/ESOL

Most Popular

English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing

Other

ESL/ESOL

Science

Medical Coding,

Medical Coding

I have been teaching medical coding for the last 5 years at the college level. I have experience in ICD-10 and CPT Coding. I just recently passed the CPC exam. I also have experience as a consultant with many of the medical offices in the Oklahoma City metro that have needed help with their coding practices or with auditing. I can help you practice for a test through your local institution. I can also help you pass the CPC or AHIMA exams.
Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology

Summer

ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing

Test Preparation

Career Development,

Career Development

I taught classes in Career Development at a Business College. I worked with men and women on how to handle the task of looking for work. I shared with them what to do before, during and after a interview. My experience taught me to be successful in the job market one has to be unique, flexible and qualified. I worked with my students so that they would stand out in the mist of all the other candidates. I have a degree and experience in Human Resource. I feel qualified to assist you with your job search.
Medical Coding

Medical Coding

I have been teaching medical coding for the last 5 years at the college level. I have experience in ICD-10 and CPT Coding. I just recently passed the CPC exam. I also have experience as a consultant with many of the medical offices in the Oklahoma City metro that have needed help with their coding practices or with auditing. I can help you practice for a test through your local institution. I can also help you pass the CPC or AHIMA exams.

Examples of Expertise


Deresa has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 6 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

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Precise, knowledgeable, quick

She was able to help me use my CPT book to code. She has lots of references in coding books, as well as files and notes that she'll use to help you. She seems to be used to students with more medical coding experience (test prep, for example), but even if you're a complete beginner in medical coding, she'll be able to help with with everything you need (terminology and procedure explanations).

Amber, 1 lesson with Deresa

Great Teacher

I completed my billing and coding online program a year ago but did not feel like I fully grasped many of the concepts. I plan on taking the certification exam in a few months and was looking for some additional help and review. This was my first time using Wyzant and Deresa C. was really helpful. She assessed my strengths and weaknesses. She took her time and answered all my questions. And she even gave me her email to answer any questions that I may have that did not require a full tutoring session. I will definitely be taking more sessions with her before I take the CPC exam.

Jocelyn, 2 lessons with Deresa

Knowledge Patient Tutor

Deresa analyses the students' problematic areas and provides practical study tools and tips. I am grateful to have her as my tutor as I prepare to take my CPC exam.

Beth, 1 lesson with Deresa

Knowledgeable and patient

She gave a lot of helpful tips to assist me in the areas I was struggling with for my up coming test. We reviewed a few examples and she gave me some practice material. I would recommend her to anyone who needs assistance with coding . She’s very knowledgeable and patient.

Nyree, 2 lessons with Deresa
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$40/hour

Deresa C.

$40/hour

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Response time: 6 hours