Northern Illinois (Psychology)
The Citadel (MEd)
I began working as an Academic Coach at the Citadel in 2010. I have been an Academic Coach working with students who have disabilities such as ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, Processing Disorders and Memory Disorders for 7 years. I love working with college students but wanted to branch out and work with younger students. I spent two years working with children who have Autism through the Early Autism Project and spent the last 3 years tutoring grades 1 - 12 with with the Life Management Company and most recently through my own company, Charleston Academic Coaching.
My favorite thing about tutoring is seeing a student finally make a connection that they have been missing. This might mean that math concept finally clicks, understanding why scheduling your studying is so important or understanding a difficult reading passage!
I have been an Academic Coach working with students who have disabilities such as ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, Processing Disorders and Memory Disorders for 6 years.
I am a professional tutor, that means I tutor all day long every day. I do not have a "day job" that wears me out so I get to use all of my energy and enthusiasm during my tutoring sessions! I began working as an Academic Coach at the Citadel in 2010. I have been an Academic Coach working with students who have disabilities such as ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, Processing Disorders and Memory Disorders for 7 years. I love working with college students but wanted to branch out and work with younger students. I spent two years working with
Sarah laid out a plan to study every topic for the ACT and SAT. They developed strategies and they are both determined to have great test results. Workbook plans and study schedules were the focus. Sarah provided quite a few tips and suggestions.
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I started working as a college adviser in 2007 at Northern Illinois University. I pursued my M.Ed. in Educational Counseling and Student Affairs at the Citadel in (completed in 2013). I worked as an Academic Coach and Academic Adviser at the Citadel from 2007 - 2013. I was then hired as an Academic Adviser for Pensacola State College, 20013-2016. For the past few years I have worked with private students to starting with college entrances, testing and class selection.
I have tutored middle school science (and all subjects) for the past year and a half with students at Charleston Day, Porter Gaud, Buist, Math and Science Charter and School for the Arts.
I am an Academic Coach with over 8 years experience in both the college level and in k-12. I have worked for 2 years with home schooled student on executive functioning skills (test taking, note taking, studying, organization) and also on actual subjects for grades k-8. I have worked with various home schooled program including Connexus Academy and the K12 International Academy. I have specialized experience working with home-schooled students who have ADHD and processing disorders.
I have been working as a Learning Specialist on the College level since 2010. I have earned a Master Level Tutor Certification from the College Reading and Learning Association. I also run the Academic Coaching Program at the Citadel, which specializes in teaching study skills.