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Joseph R.

Mohnton, PA

$45/hour

English Literacy/Reading Comp/Vocabulary, Grammar, Math, Pre-Algebra

Background check passed as of 12/11/14
5.0 average from 1 ratings

$45/Hour


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Delaware Valley University
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Delaware Valley University (Business Admin)

About Joseph

I am retired and currently serve as a substitute teacher for a high school in Reading, PA. I also volunteer 3 afternoons per week as a Literacy coach. I have had a rewarding business career and offer immeasurable life experiences on how to be sucessful in life. I enjoy teaching children and young adults and I make the learning fun at the same time. I have an excellent rapport with kids and teach with much enthusiasm! I also speak some Spanish and relate well to kids that have difficulty with English Literacy. I have tutored my own two children. One of which is a Pediatrician and the other a Special Education teacher. I am retired and currently serve as a substitute teacher for a high school in Reading, PA. I also volunteer 3 afternoons per week as a Literacy coach. I have had a rewarding business career and offer immeasurable life experiences on how to be sucessful in life. I enjoy teaching children and young adults and I make the learning fun at the same Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Rate starts from the time student arrives until he/she leaves. Tutoring will continue until student is picked up by parent or guardian. A 10% discount will apply for all hours over 2 per session.

Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of Mohnton, PA 19540
Background Check: Passed
Math:
Prealgebra
Science:
Biology, Physical Science
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Political Science, Social Studies
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, Tax Preparation
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking, Golf

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.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently tutoring at the I-Lead Charter School in Reading, PA. The subjects I tutor are; reading comprehension using Achieve 3000 Program. I also tutor in basic elementary math. My qualifications for math are that I have a BS degree in business with 40 years practical experience as a production supervisor and manager. I have taken and passed HS algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. I have also taken college level algebra. I also serve as a substitute teacher and a mentor.
In addition, I serve as a tutor for incarcerated people at the BCPS, teaching basic math, English, reading, history, and civics.

Golf

I have been playing golf for 40 years, starting at 13 years old. I have taken lessons and play every week in the spring, summer and fall. I am an 12 handicap. I have read numerous golf instructional books over the years and I subscribe to Revolution Golf, an online golf instructional site.

Study Skills

I am a tutor at the a Charter School in Reading, PA, where I teach students how to study for their exams.

I am a tutor at a Technical Center where I prepare students for GED preparation.

I am a tutor in the Berks County Prison System. Here I prepare prisoners for their GED tests.

Tax Preparation

I prepare my own taxes using tax prep software.

I took two college courses in Federal taxes when getting my BS in Business Adm.

I prepare taxes for friends and family including federal, state and local forms.

Delaware Valley University
Business Admin

Education

Delaware Valley University (Business Admin)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rate starts from the time student arrives until he/she leaves. Tutoring will continue until student is picked up by parent or guardian. A 10% discount will apply for all hours over 2 per session.

Travel policy

Joseph will travel within 12 miles of Mohnton, PA 19540.