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Eileen S.

Dover, PA

$30/hour

Elementary Ed, Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 7/19/13

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Towson University

Education

Towson University

About Eileen

CHECK OUT MY NEW LOW HOURLY RATE!! I have over 40 years' experience working with children. First, a little bit of background: I began reading at age three and by age 12 I was tutoring and helping young children in the neighborhood learn to read and enjoy school more. I knew how schools were suppressing kids’ joy and creativity because I was experiencing that myself. Parents in the neighborhood recognized my compassion and affinity towards children and began paying for my work. After high school I worked as a paraprofessional at a Montessori school. I worked at Montessori and in the public schools while attending college for my degree in Elementary and Pre-K Education. I home-schooled my own three children, substituted in the public school system and coordinated a home-base Head Start program for two years. In the 1990’s, I began developing classes and workshops for children, teachers, parents and families. I have also provided individual instruction, staff training and parent education through outside employment experiences as well as my own private practice. I am now opening my schedule to tutor grades pre-k through Grade 4, and I also specialize in helping children who are highly aware, sensitive or who have experienced a trauma, grief or loss of any kind. I will assess your child's specialized needs and choose my curriculum and method of delivery accordingly. If, however, you are using a specific curriculum due to religious beliefs or for some other reason, I can work within those perimeters as well. Thank you for your interest and I look forward to hearing from you and working with your child! CHECK OUT MY NEW LOW HOURLY RATE!! I have over 40 years' experience working with children. First, a little bit of background: I began reading at age three and by age 12 I was tutoring and helping young children in the neighborhood learn to read and enjoy school more. I knew how schools were Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I offer a weekly rate as well. My prices can be higher or lower depending on the amount of hours per week, the distance I have to travel, etc.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Dover, PA 17315
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a B.S. in Elementary Education. I have been reading since the age of three and have taught many children how to read, including my own daughter. I have taught reading using phonics and whole language. I have several years experience as a homeschooling parent and have taught in both public and private schools, including Montessori.

Phonics

I have a B.S. in Elementary Education and several years of experience teaching reading and phonics. I have taught phonics to pre-schoolers using the Montessori method, including my own daughter, who was reading by the age of three. I have experience as a homeschooling parent and have taught in both private and public schools.

Towson University

Education

Towson University

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I offer a weekly rate as well. My prices can be higher or lower depending on the amount of hours per week, the distance I have to travel, etc.

Travel policy

Eileen will travel within 10 miles of Dover, PA 17315.