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Pamela H.

Nichols, SC

$50/hour

20 years of special education

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 12/27/13

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Saint Joseph College
Special Education
Central Connecticut State University
Master's

Education

Saint Joseph College (Special Education)

Central Connecticut State University (Master's)

About Pamela

My dream from childhood was to be a teacher. My life experiences allowed me to achieve my dream of teaching later in life. I was a owner/operator of a family day care prior to earning my teaching degree. My life has been spent caring for children and young adults in all aspects of their development.

As an adult learner, I strived to learn and graduated from both my undergrad and graduate programs with Magma Cum Laude honors. This strive for learning is translated into how I teach. I work very hard to ensure my students not only understand the topic but come away with an interest to learn more. I prefer a mixture of materials to teach a subject and/or lesson. My preferred method of teaching is hands-on, but printed information, Internet research, and teacher/student discussions are also important teaching methods.

My teaching experiences are in the field of special education. I have taught students with disabilities ranging from Autism, ADHD, ED, and LD. The subjects I have taught include, elementary and middle-school level English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Vocation, Social Skills/Independent living, and daily living skills.

I look forward to feedback from my students and parents. Communication between all parties will make the tutoring sessions successful for the student. That is my number one priority-student success.

Helping students to keep to a planned schedule is an important life skill. That said, I do understand that issues do arise. Working with the student and parents to solve scheduling issues would be my first step. I would allow a one time fee free scheduled session that was not cancelled within my 24 hour policy.

I am willing to travel to a students home or local library to conduct the tutoring session.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you to be successful.
My dream from childhood was to be a teacher. My life experiences allowed me to achieve my dream of teaching later in life. I was a owner/operator of a family day care prior to earning my teaching degree. My life has been spent caring for children and young adults in all aspects of their development.

As an adult learner, I strived to
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Nichols, SC 29581
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
Science:
Botany, Physical Science
English:
English, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Geography, Social Studies
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Autism,
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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.

ADD/ADHD

I have worked as a special education teacher for fifteen years. I have experience working with students diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. I find that hands-on, engaging materials and needed breaks are helpful for students success.

Autism

I have been a special education teacher for fifteen years. I have experience with students on the spectrum from Asperger to a young adult who needed 3:1 staffing. One of my greatest joy was working with a young lady who was deemed unable to participate in her community. After my experiences with her she was writing her own name, going to restaurants, parks, and stores.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary teacher. I have student teaching experience in grade 1. I was a tutor for five years, and worked with students in grades K-8 in all subject areas.

Study Skills

I have been a special education teacher for fifteen years. I have experience helping students earn high school credits, pass Accuplacer exams for post-secondary schools, and supporting students to pass the state driver's license test.

Saint Joseph College
Special Education
Central Connecticut State University
Master's

Education

Saint Joseph College (Special Education)

Central Connecticut State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Pamela will travel within 40 miles of Nichols, SC 29581.