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Jaci P.

Warrington, PA

$50/hour

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Penn State University, University Park
Special Education
Penn State University, University Park
Master's

Education

Penn State University, University Park (Special Education)

Penn State University, University Park (Master's)

About Jaci

I have been a nanny for a family of three boys for the past 13 years. I began working for this family at the young age of 11 and have been with them ever since. The oldest boy is 17 years old and the younger set of twins just turned 14. One of the twins was diagnosed with autism at a very young age. While caring for the children, I am in charge of cooking, cleaning, helping with homework, playing games, etc. I have also accompanied the family on trips to help out with all of the children, mainly the child with autism. This experience led me to get my degree in Special Education. In May of 2013 I graduated with my Bachelors of Science in Special Education as well as my Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with en Emphasis in Language and Literacy with a Reading Specialist certificate. I am currently teaching in the Upper Darby School District as a Reading RTI tutor for students in first through fifth grade. I work with small groups of students to focus on their specific reading needs. I really enjoy working with children and would love to help you out if I can.

I became a certified Reading Specialist in the summer of 2013. Since then, I have spent the last two school years working as a RTI tutor with students ranging from first to fifth grade. I work with the students in a small group setting, so we can really hone in on their specific needs. We break reading down into specific sounds and learn strategies to help the students become overall better readers.

I obtained my K-12 Special Education in the summer of 2013 and am currently working to obtain my Pre K-4 Elementary certification as well. I have been working in an elementary school for the past two years teaching core reading skills. Throughout my college career, I student taught in three different settings, two of them being elementary schools.

My undergraduate studies at Penn State University focused on Special Education and I received my K-12 Special Education certification in the summer of 2013. I have also been a nanny for a boy with Autism for the past 13 years. I am with him on a daily basis working on homework, household chores, and daily behaviors.

I am a strong believer that children learn most when they are interested in the topic and are having fun! I work with a lot of educational games with my students, which can be very beneficial. I also believe in a steady routine, this helps the students learn what is expected of them and obtain the extra practice they need.
I have been a nanny for a family of three boys for the past 13 years. I began working for this family at the young age of 11 and have been with them ever since. The oldest boy is 17 years old and the younger set of twins just turned 14. One of the twins was diagnosed with autism at a very young age. While caring for the children, I am in charge of Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Warrington, PA 18976
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math
English:
Reading
Language:
Reading
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Phonics,
Reading, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Phonics,
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I received my Bachelor's in Special Education in 2013 along with a k-12 Special Education certification. I am working to acquire my Pre K-4 certification. For the past two school years, I have worked as an RTII teacher focusing on core reading skills for first through fifth graders. During college, I students taught in a third grade classroom and also students taught in a learning support classroom.

Phonics

I obtained my Master's in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in language and literacy. I have obtained my Reading Specialist certificate. I have taught core phonics decoding skills in RTI for the past two school years for students ranging from first to fifth grade.

Special Needs

I have my Bachelor's in Special Education as well as my K-12 Special Education teaching certificate. I have been a nanny for a boy with Autism for the past 13 years and have had many experiences working with children with special needs.

Penn State University, University Park
Special Education
Penn State University, University Park
Master's

Education

Penn State University, University Park (Special Education)

Penn State University, University Park (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Jaci will travel within 10 miles of Warrington, PA 18976.