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Kristen O.

Hanover, PA

$50/hour

Reading Specialist/ Special Educator

In-person lessons
20+ Hours

$50/Hour


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University of Maryland, College Park
Special Education
Loyola College in Maryland
Master's
McDaniel College (Western Maryland College)
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Maryland, College Park (Special Education)

Loyola College in Maryland (Master's)

McDaniel College (Western Maryland College) (Graduate Coursework)

About Kristen

I have 30 years of teaching experience in the public school setting as a Special Educator and Reading Specialist. I am certified in several reading programs designed for students with Dyslexia such as Orton Gillingham, Wilson and Lindamood Bell. I am also certified in ESOL/ELL. I have 20 years tutoring all ages. I excel working with students who struggle with attention and executive functioning skills. I have experience with students with Autism. Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities and Emotional Disabilities. I have worked with infants and toddlers, elementary, middle and High School students. I would love to work with you student to help them reach their potential. References available. I have 30 years of teaching experience in the public school setting as a Special Educator and Reading Specialist. I am certified in several reading programs designed for students with Dyslexia such as Orton Gillingham, Wilson and Lindamood Bell. I am also certified in ESOL/ELL. I have 20 years tutoring all ages. I excel working with students who Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Hanover, PA 17331
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
ADHD,
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADHD

I hold certification as a special education teacher with 40 years of working with ADHD students. I have attended the CHADD conference and attended training in working with ADHD students and students with executive functioning needs.

Dyslexia

I am certified in the Wilson Language Systems, Orton Gillingham and Lindamood Bell visualizing and verbalizing as well as on cloud nine.

Elementary (K-6th)

I taught elementary special education kindergarten to fifth grade for 20 years.

Handwriting

I have taught handwriting to preschooler, kindergarten students and elementary school students. I have used the Handwriting Without Tears method and Zaner Blozer method. I have 30 years of teaching experience in the public school setting as a Special Educator and Reading Specialist.

Phonics

I have a reading specialist certification and a master's in reading. I am certified in Wilson Language systems.

Reading

I have a Master's in reading from Loyola College. I have training in Wilson Language Systems, Lindamood. Bell, Orton -Gillingham reading method.

Special Needs

I have 30 years' experience as a special education teacher in a public school setting.

Study Skills

I am a special education teacher who has worked with students with study and organizational skills. I have worked with students in elementary school as well as in high school. The student's success with study skills impact a students success in school greatly. Learning strategies to organize and study material will impact a student's overall performance. Time management, preplanning assignments, breaking large assignments into manageable parts and keeping materials organized are important strategies that will help with a student's success in school.

University of Maryland, College Park
Special Education
Loyola College in Maryland
Master's
McDaniel College (Western Maryland College)
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Maryland, College Park (Special Education)

Loyola College in Maryland (Master's)

McDaniel College (Western Maryland College) (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kristen will travel within 20 miles of Hanover, PA 17331.