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Anita W.

Lebanon, PA

$50/hour

Special Education, Elementary and Secondary Education Tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/22/12

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Michigan State University
EL ED-SP ED
University of Michigan MA
Master's
Columbia University Teachers College
Other

Education

Michigan State University (EL ED-SP ED)

University of Michigan MA (Master's)

Columbia University Teachers College (Other)

About Anita

I am a seasoned educator with more than 30 years of both national and international experience in the field of special needs education for multiple disable students.

My qualifications include the following: Special Needs Educator, Learning Support Teacher, Emotional Support Teacher, Program/Curriculum Development/Needs Assessment, Assistive Technology Training, Basic Life Skills Instruction, Classroom Start Up, Teacher Advisement, Guidance, Teacher for the Blind, Braille Instructor, Team Leadership, Motivation, Special Education Advocate. I have also worked with ESOL students who were on an elementary level in a summer program, and I have studied classes in ESOL on a university level.
I am a seasoned educator with more than 30 years of both national and international experience in the field of special needs education for multiple disable students.

My qualifications include the following: Special Needs Educator, Learning Support Teacher, Emotional
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Lebanon, PA 17042
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers,
Autism, Dyslexia,
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Phonics, Reading, Spelling

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have been teaching special education students for 30 years. I am certified in Pennsylvania in teaching students who have learning disabilities. I understand and appreciate the problems associated with ADD/ADHD and will work on a 1:1 basis to have students achieve success in areas related to the difficulties they are having in managing their school work.

Aspergers

I have worked with this population as well as well as severely autistic students in my 30 plus years of teaching. I feel extremely capable of tutoring children with multiple disabilities. I am a seasoned educator with both national and international experience in the field of special needs education for multiple disabled students.

Dyslexia

I am a certified special education teacher. Dyslexia is defined as a broad term, which is a learning disability that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols. The tutor must understand the other symptoms associated with this condition, i.e. transposing letters, connecting sounds of language to letters, etc. Each person requires a different strategy. An individual education plan would be created for the child for the specific kind of condition. There would be a lot of positive reinforcement offered in the tutoring process!

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified to teach in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the fields of Elementary Education K-6 years), as well as Mentally and/or Physically Handicapped, and Visually Impaired students. I student taught in Michigan in Kindergarten, and have worked with elementary students throughout my 30 plus years of teaching. I have taught the core subjects of reading, writing, and math in Braille and print on the elementary and secondary level. Hopefully this qualifies me to tutor students on a 1:1 ratio.

Special Needs

My expertise as a special education teacher for 30 years is in working with children with special needs. I am certified in Pennsylvania in teaching Mentally and Physically Handicapped, and Visually Impaired students. I have worked with students in these areas in grades K-12 and enjoy helping children achieve success. Please let me help your child in his or her school work as a tutor in areas of academics or social skills.

Michigan State University
EL ED-SP ED
University of Michigan MA
Master's
Columbia University Teachers College
Other

Education

Michigan State University (EL ED-SP ED)

University of Michigan MA (Master's)

Columbia University Teachers College (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Anita will travel within 25 miles of Lebanon, PA 17042.