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Rose State College
English
Completing at University of Central Oklahoma
Other

Education

Rose State College (English)

Completing at University of Central Oklahoma (Other)

About Mary

My extensive experience in English, special education, and curriculum development makes me a strong teacher and tutor. I have been working as a teacher in special education for nine years. I have taught diverse groups of students with ADD/ADHD, autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, learning disabilities, speech impairments, and non-compliant behavior. My skills in differentiated instruction, assistive technology, and multi-sensory sensitive lesson planning allow me to meet the needs of every student. I have many methods of explaining and exploring a variety of subjects to help each student understand the material, taking into account any special needs they may have. I work closely with each student, providing the individualized support and encouragement they require. I also make certain to foster connections and stay engaged with family members and any specialists involved, to encourage individual success. I’ve truly appreciated every student and family with whom I have had the pleasure of working, and I have learned from each one.

I have a Bachelors Degree in English and I have taught High School English I, II, III, and IV for the past nine years. During that time I have increased reading levels more than 2 median from the beginning point for over 90% of my students. With my simple suggestions you can also enjoy the same level of success. For nine years I have been actively working with students that are primarily under the umbrella of Autism, Specific Learning Disability, and Emotional Disturbance. I have a vast amount of techniques, suggestions, methods, and ideologies to try until we find the one that works best for you. The more information you are able to share with me regarding your specific opportunities and strengths allows me to better apply my experience to customize a learning plan suited for you.

I am also attentive and sensitive to the emotional needs of my students; some need tough attention and some need gentle, to help to build their self-esteem and provide appropriate comfort to them so that they can effectively learn. I am effective in handling difficult situations and my students frequently say that I am “firm yet loving”. My outstanding interpersonal communication results in a cooperative learning environment, engendering optimal interaction. I welcome the opportunity to speak with you to discuss how my extensive experience and skills would contribute to your learning and growth.

Thank you for your consideration.
My extensive experience in English, special education, and curriculum development makes me a strong teacher and tutor. I have been working as a teacher in special education for nine years. I have taught diverse groups of students with ADD/ADHD, autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, learning disabilities, speech impairments, and non-compliant behavior. My Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Math:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
Elementary Science, Nutrition, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
Art:
Theater
English:
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking,
Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Common Core,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
Reading,
Writing
History:
Social Studies, Writing
Special Needs:
ADHD,
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),
Common Core,
Dyslexia,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Phonics, Reading,
Special Needs,
Study Skills
Elementary Education:
ADHD,
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Homeschool,
Phonics, Reading,
Study Skills, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Public Speaking,
Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Needlework

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.

ADHD

I have worked with students that have ADHD and ADD for nine years. I have been to extra college courses and professional development conferences yearly to maintain the latest and most up to date information.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I passed the Autism Certificate Competency Exam. I am IBCCES - Certified (The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards). I teach teachers how to do Functional Behavioral Assessment and develop a Behavioral Intervention Plan.

Common Core

I have used Common Core standards in whole or part for three years.

Dyslexia

I have both of the Dyslexia Training Institute's certificate programs - Dyslexia Certificate Program and Dyslexia Advocate Certificate Program.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been teaching this age group for over nine years. I am certified to teach this group as a special education teacher. I can handle all subjects and more than one student at a time.

Homeschool

As a Oklahoma State Certified Teacher I am uniquely qualified to teach, tutor, plan, support, and help with home schooling. I have done every element of this job for over nine years. I have many connections and contacts to assist in all areas of home schooling needs.

Public Speaking

I have been asked to deliver speeches to small audiences of under 20. I am paid to regularly speak to audiences of 50-200 people. I give sales pitches, self development, and informational as well as motivational speeches.

Reading

As a teacher of over nine years helping others understand is my passion, but my favorite thing is instilling in them the love of reading.

Special Needs

I have been a stated licenced and certified teacher for over nine years. I have the pleasure of working at one of the 100 top rated High School in the Nation. Special Education mild/ Moderate is my area of expertise.

Theater

I have been in more productions than I can count in many different roles. I have 24 College hours in Drama, Acting, and Stage Skills. I have coached Competitive Acting for two years.

Rose State College
English
Completing at University of Central Oklahoma
Other

Education

Rose State College (English)

Completing at University of Central Oklahoma (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mary will travel within 40 miles of Oklahoma City, OK 73107.