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Darlene F.

Teacher of English, Math, Music, SAT prep

Teacher of English, Math, Music, SAT prep

$40/hour

  • 3 hours tutoring

  • Natrona Heights, PA 15065

About Darlene


Bio

My name is Darlene. I have a total of 24 years' teaching experience: 3 years of teaching geometry and algebra at the high school level, 2 years of tutoring geometry and algebra 1 and 2; 15 years of teaching private piano lessons to students of all ages, and 8 years teaching English at the college level. I hold a B.A. in drama, with a music minor. I have 10 years' experience playing piano for dance classes, and I presently compose my own songs and lyrics. I hold an M.Ed degree in English...

My name is Darlene. I have a total of 24 years' teaching experience: 3 years of teaching geometry and algebra at the high school level, 2 years of tutoring geometry and algebra 1 and 2; 15 years of teaching private piano lessons to students of all ages, and 8 years teaching English at the college level. I hold a B.A. in drama, with a music minor. I have 10 years' experience playing piano for dance classes, and I presently compose my own songs and lyrics. I hold an M.Ed degree in English Education from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA. I am presently pursuing a degree in playwriting from Hollins University in Roanoke, VA. I am also a published author, with one book and numerous articles to my credit. I am a people person. Let's get together and see if I can help you!


Education

Liberty University
Drama
Lynchburg College
Masters
Hollins University
Enrolled

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 30 miles of Natrona Heights, PA 15065
  • Lesson cancellation: hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Darlene hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Art

Theater

Theater

I have a B.A. in Drama and have acted in dozens of theatrical plays in the past 15 years. I also have an MFA in Playwriting, so I'm very familiar with play structure. As a student at Hollins University and beyond, I have written and directed a number of my own plays. I'm also a puppeteers who enjoys writing and performing puppet plays.

Business

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I'm a native English speaker, so I can certainly teach someone for whom English is a second language. As an instructor at Liberty University, I taught a group of South Korean students in writing and speaking basic English. At Ferrum College, I taught Public Speaking for one semester to young adults. I'm also active in community theater, where public speaking skills are a must!
GMAT

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to a group of college students from South Korea. As an English teacher, I have had a number of students from other countries like China and India, so i'm familiar with the challenges faced by internationals. I enjoy working with all kinds of people.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I'm a native English speaker, so I can certainly teach someone for whom English is a second language. As an instructor at Liberty University, I taught a group of South Korean students in writing and speaking basic English. At Ferrum College, I taught Public Speaking for one semester to young adults. I'm also active in community theater, where public speaking skills are a must!
GMAT, Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have taught algebra for 3 years and tutored for 2 years. I have also worked at Sylvan Learning Center.
Spelling,

Spelling

I've been an avid reader and expert speller all my life. I'm also a published author and a freelance writer and editor. I use my reading and spelling skills every day.
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I am a published writer who wrote weekly articles for a local magazine for four years. I have eight years' experience teaching English at the college level. I have tutored with Sylvan Learning Center in Roanoke, Virginia. I am an excellent reader who taught my own children to read at an early age.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to a group of college students from South Korea. As an English teacher, I have had a number of students from other countries like China and India, so i'm familiar with the challenges faced by internationals. I enjoy working with all kinds of people.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I'm a native English speaker, so I can certainly teach someone for whom English is a second language. As an instructor at Liberty University, I taught a group of South Korean students in writing and speaking basic English. At Ferrum College, I taught Public Speaking for one semester to young adults. I'm also active in community theater, where public speaking skills are a must!
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I taught high school geometry and algebra for 3 years, in addition to doing some tutoring. I have a degree in English Education.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I have 8 years' experience teaching English skills (reading, writing and comprehension) to both adults and young people.
Spelling,

Spelling

I've been an avid reader and expert speller all my life. I'm also a published author and a freelance writer and editor. I use my reading and spelling skills every day.
Writing,

Writing

M.Ed in English Education, 8 years teaching experience in English Composition
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught Algebra at a private high school for 3 years, and I have worked as an algebra tutor for 2 more years. I aced college algebra recently.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to a group of college students from South Korea. As an English teacher, I have had a number of students from other countries like China and India, so i'm familiar with the challenges faced by internationals. I enjoy working with all kinds of people.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have three years' experience teaching high school geometry at a private school, and 2 years private tutoring of geometry and algebra.
Piano,

Piano

I have a minor in music and have taught private piano lessons for 13 years. I have had 2 years of music theory, 12 years of piano lessons, and 2 years of guitar lessons.. In addition, I have taken music composition. I have played piano professionally for 10 years for a dance school.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have taught geometry and algebra for three years in a private high school, and have spent two years as a private math tutor. I have also taught English for 8 years.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I taught high school geometry and algebra for 3 years, in addition to doing some tutoring. I have a degree in English Education.
Spelling,

Spelling

I've been an avid reader and expert speller all my life. I'm also a published author and a freelance writer and editor. I use my reading and spelling skills every day.
Writing,

Writing

M.Ed in English Education, 8 years teaching experience in English Composition
English, Reading

Language

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to a group of college students from South Korea. As an English teacher, I have had a number of students from other countries like China and India, so i'm familiar with the challenges faced by internationals. I enjoy working with all kinds of people.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught Algebra at a private high school for 3 years, and I have worked as an algebra tutor for 2 more years. I aced college algebra recently.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have three years' experience teaching high school geometry at a private school, and 2 years private tutoring of geometry and algebra.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have taught geometry and algebra for three years in a private high school, and have spent two years as a private math tutor. I have also taught English for 8 years.
ACT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught Algebra at a private high school for 3 years, and I have worked as an algebra tutor for 2 more years. I aced college algebra recently.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to a group of college students from South Korea. As an English teacher, I have had a number of students from other countries like China and India, so i'm familiar with the challenges faced by internationals. I enjoy working with all kinds of people.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have three years' experience teaching high school geometry at a private school, and 2 years private tutoring of geometry and algebra.
Piano,

Piano

I have a minor in music and have taught private piano lessons for 13 years. I have had 2 years of music theory, 12 years of piano lessons, and 2 years of guitar lessons.. In addition, I have taken music composition. I have played piano professionally for 10 years for a dance school.
Writing,

Writing

M.Ed in English Education, 8 years teaching experience in English Composition
English, Reading

Music

Piano,

Piano

I have a minor in music and have taught private piano lessons for 13 years. I have had 2 years of music theory, 12 years of piano lessons, and 2 years of guitar lessons.. In addition, I have taken music composition. I have played piano professionally for 10 years for a dance school.
Music Theory

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to a group of college students from South Korea. As an English teacher, I have had a number of students from other countries like China and India, so i'm familiar with the challenges faced by internationals. I enjoy working with all kinds of people.

Sports/Recreation

Sewing

Sewing

I took classes in sewing in high school, and it was one of the most useful things I've ever learned! I have sewn a lot of my own clothes, as well as clothing for my children - skirts, dresses, pants, blouses, and more. I'm also active as a puppeteer, and I sew my own puppets, based on my own designs.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught Algebra at a private high school for 3 years, and I have worked as an algebra tutor for 2 more years. I aced college algebra recently.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL to a group of college students from South Korea. As an English teacher, I have had a number of students from other countries like China and India, so i'm familiar with the challenges faced by internationals. I enjoy working with all kinds of people.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have three years' experience teaching high school geometry at a private school, and 2 years private tutoring of geometry and algebra.
Piano,

Piano

I have a minor in music and have taught private piano lessons for 13 years. I have had 2 years of music theory, 12 years of piano lessons, and 2 years of guitar lessons.. In addition, I have taken music composition. I have played piano professionally for 10 years for a dance school.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have taught geometry and algebra for three years in a private high school, and have spent two years as a private math tutor. I have also taught English for 8 years.
Writing,

Writing

M.Ed in English Education, 8 years teaching experience in English Composition
GED, Reading

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

I am a published writer who wrote weekly articles for a local magazine for four years. I have eight years' experience teaching English at the college level. I have tutored with Sylvan Learning Center in Roanoke, Virginia. I am an excellent reader who taught my own children to read at an early age.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have taught geometry and algebra for three years in a private high school, and have spent two years as a private math tutor. I have also taught English for 8 years.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I taught high school geometry and algebra for 3 years, in addition to doing some tutoring. I have a degree in English Education.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I have 8 years' experience teaching English skills (reading, writing and comprehension) to both adults and young people.
ACT Math, ACT Reading, ASVAB, GED, GMAT

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Darlene F.

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