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Kate L.

Certified teacher with Master’s degree specializing in Dyslexia

Certified teacher with Master’s degree specializing in Dyslexia

$50/hour

  • 40 hours tutoring

  • Chattanooga, TN 37405

About Kate


Bio

I have 11 years of tutoring experience, including 6 years as a private tutor and 5 years of tutoring as a volunteer. I am passionate about providing highly individualized instruction to help struggling learners improve and gain confidence.

I have a both a Master's degree and a Bachelor's degree in Education. I have taken additional graduate level coursework in teaching children who have Dyslexia or who are struggling to learn to read. I am a certified teacher and have experience and training...

I have 11 years of tutoring experience, including 6 years as a private tutor and 5 years of tutoring as a volunteer. I am passionate about providing highly individualized instruction to help struggling learners improve and gain confidence.

I have a both a Master's degree and a Bachelor's degree in Education. I have taken additional graduate level coursework in teaching children who have Dyslexia or who are struggling to learn to read. I am a certified teacher and have experience and training in working with students in grades K-12 with Learning Disabilities, including Dyslexia and ADHD.


Education

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
MEd

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Hourly rate: $50 for in-person / $50 for online
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Chattanooga, TN 37405
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 3/5/2018

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Computer

C#

C#

I have been developing apps on the game engine, Unity, using C#. These apps have been published on the App Store.

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Common Core,

Common Core

I have experience tutoring students on Common Core topics. I am a certified teacher with a Master's in Elementary Education and a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have worked at a local school that teaches Common Core.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master’s in Elementary Education with a 4.0 GPA. I have a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. I have been a private tutor for elementary school-aged children for 6 years, and prior to that, I tutored this age group as a volunteer for 5 years.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have a Master's in Elementary Education and I am a certified teacher. I have developed reading and math apps and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged. I have been a private tutor for 6 years and spent 5 years volunteering as a tutor in college and high school.
Homeschool,

Homeschool

I am a certified teacher in Tennessee. I have a Master's in Elementary Education and and Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have 6 years of teaching and tutoring experience.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have had specialized training in teaching phonics and have tutored several other children in phonics and reading. I have been a private tutor for 6 years and tutored as a volunteer for 5 years prior to that. I am a certified teacher with a Master's in Elementary Education. I have developed educational apps for teaching phonics and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Master's in Elementary Education and have taken additional graduate level course work in teaching students who struggle with reading. I am a certified teacher and have a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have developed reading apps and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged.
Elementary Science, Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

English

Reading,

Reading

I have a Master's in Elementary Education and have taken additional graduate level course work in teaching students who struggle with reading. I am a certified teacher and have a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have developed reading apps and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged.
Writing,

Writing

I have always excelled in writing. I was a selected to be a National Merit Scholar based on my SAT scores, and I earned a 4.0 GPA in my Master’s degree program. In both my Master’s degree and bachelor’s, I have taken coursework in teaching writing.
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, SAT Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have always excelled in math. I was a National Merit Scholar and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. I have experience tutoring students in this subject and have been very successful with them.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master’s in Elementary Education with a 4.0 GPA. I have a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. I have been a private tutor for elementary school-aged children for 6 years, and prior to that, I tutored this age group as a volunteer for 5 years.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have always excelled in math. I was a National Merit Scholar and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. I have been experience working with students in this subject, and have been very successful with them.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Master's in Elementary Education and have taken additional graduate level course work in teaching students who struggle with reading. I am a certified teacher and have a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have developed reading apps and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged.
Writing,

Writing

I have always excelled in writing. I was a selected to be a National Merit Scholar based on my SAT scores, and I earned a 4.0 GPA in my Master’s degree program. In both my Master’s degree and bachelor’s, I have taken coursework in teaching writing.
English, ESL/ESOL, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spelling, Study Skills

Language

ESL/ESOL

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have always excelled in math. I was a National Merit Scholar and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. I have experience tutoring students in this subject and have been very successful with them.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have always excelled in math. I was a National Merit Scholar and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. I have been experience working with students in this subject, and have been very successful with them.
SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have always excelled in math. I was a National Merit Scholar and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. I have experience tutoring students in this subject and have been very successful with them.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master’s in Elementary Education with a 4.0 GPA. I have a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. I have been a private tutor for elementary school-aged children for 6 years, and prior to that, I tutored this age group as a volunteer for 5 years.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have always excelled in math. I was a National Merit Scholar and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. I have been experience working with students in this subject, and have been very successful with them.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Master's in Elementary Education and have taken additional graduate level course work in teaching students who struggle with reading. I am a certified teacher and have a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have developed reading apps and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged.
Writing,

Writing

I have always excelled in writing. I was a selected to be a National Merit Scholar based on my SAT scores, and I earned a 4.0 GPA in my Master’s degree program. In both my Master’s degree and bachelor’s, I have taken coursework in teaching writing.
English, ESL/ESOL, Study Skills

Other

ESL/ESOL, Study Skills

Special Needs

ADHD,

ADHD

I have taken graduate and undergraduate coursework in Special Education in which I have learned techniques for working with students with ADHD. I have taught and tutored several students with ADHD.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have taken several Special Education courses in both my Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in which I have learned how to work with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. I have experience working with children with ASD at two schools as an assistant teacher.
Dyslexia,

Dyslexia

I have taken graduate level classes on teaching methods for dyslexia and have had additional training using programs such as Lindamood Bell. I have experience working with several students with dyslexia, and I have developed apps that target skills to help children with dyslexia.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have had specialized training in teaching phonics and have tutored several other children in phonics and reading. I have been a private tutor for 6 years and tutored as a volunteer for 5 years prior to that. I am a certified teacher with a Master's in Elementary Education. I have developed educational apps for teaching phonics and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged.
Special Needs,

Special Needs

I have taken several special education courses in both my Master’s and bachelor’s degrees. I have worked for the Vanderbilt Department of Special Education, and I have worked in schools that serve children with special needs. I have had training working with students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, and I have tutored several children with learning disabilities.
Study Skills

Sports/Recreation

Swimming

Swimming

I have been teaching swimming lessons for 12 years. I swam on the varsity team in high school. I am also a certified teacher with 6 years of teaching and tutoring experience.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have always excelled in math. I was a National Merit Scholar and scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT. I have experience tutoring students in this subject and have been very successful with them.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master’s in Elementary Education with a 4.0 GPA. I have a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. I have been a private tutor for elementary school-aged children for 6 years, and prior to that, I tutored this age group as a volunteer for 5 years.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Master's in Elementary Education and have taken additional graduate level course work in teaching students who struggle with reading. I am a certified teacher and have a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have developed reading apps and use these in my sessions to help students gain a better understanding of the concepts I teach and to help them be more engaged.
Swimming,

Swimming

I have been teaching swimming lessons for 12 years. I swam on the varsity team in high school. I am also a certified teacher with 6 years of teaching and tutoring experience.
Writing,

Writing

I have always excelled in writing. I was a selected to be a National Merit Scholar based on my SAT scores, and I earned a 4.0 GPA in my Master’s degree program. In both my Master’s degree and bachelor’s, I have taken coursework in teaching writing.
ESL/ESOL, SAT Math, Study Skills

Test Preparation

Common Core,

Common Core

I have experience tutoring students on Common Core topics. I am a certified teacher with a Master's in Elementary Education and a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I have worked at a local school that teaches Common Core.
Praxis,

Praxis

I have taken and performed well on several Praxis tests that were required for my Early Childhood Education Certification. I have a Master's in Elementary Education and a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education.
PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading

Ratings and Reviews


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4.9 (19 ratings)
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She’s amazing

My son is doing so much better in math, and I owe Kate so much for her help in bettering my sons education. I couldn’t be more pleased.

Mercedes, 24 lessons with Kate
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Kate L.

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