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Anne F.

Pittsburgh, PA

$55/hour

Anne, Writing and Reading Comprehension Coach - teacher, writer

In-person lessons

$55/Hour


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University of Pittsburgh
U. of Pittsburgh, PA
Master's
Uof Pittsburgh, Penn State
Other

Education

University of Pittsburgh

U. of Pittsburgh, PA (Master's)

Uof Pittsburgh, Penn State (Other)

About Anne

After a long and happy career as a teacher of Honors and Advanced Placement English in a large suburban high school, I'm in the middle of another happy career as a published writer (3 young people's novels, 2 mysteries for general readers). What I miss as a writer is the contact and exchange of ideas with young people, which is an especially fulfilling part of teaching teenagers. I look forward to that kind of experience again as a tutor. After a long and happy career as a teacher of Honors and Advanced Placement English in a large suburban high school, I'm in the middle of another happy career as a published writer (3 young people's novels, 2 mysteries for general readers). What I miss as a writer is the contact and exchange of ideas with young people, which is an especially Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15213
In-person lessons
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing

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.

English

I am a teacher of honors and advanced placement English in large suburban high school for nearly 20 years.

Literature

I have been a teacher of English and American literature at Boyce Campus, Allegheny Community college; same subjects, as well as Russian literature, as part of the advanced placement program at Penn Hills High School for nearly twenty years. Initiated and designed an advanced placement program at a small private school in Squirrel Hill

SAT Reading

I facilitate two book groups, speaks at libraries and to civic groups about the books I have written; former book reviewer for the Pittsburgh Press before it ceased publication.

SAT Writing

I have worked as both a teacher of writing and an author, I have strong credentials in this category

Writing

As a published author of three historical novels for young people and two mysteries for general audiences, as well as a number of op-ed pieces in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, I am a well-established, self-employed writer. I was also a regular book reviewer for The Pittsburgh Press before it ceased publication.

University of Pittsburgh
U. of Pittsburgh, PA
Master's
Uof Pittsburgh, Penn State
Other

Education

University of Pittsburgh

U. of Pittsburgh, PA (Master's)

Uof Pittsburgh, Penn State (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Anne will travel within 5 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15213.