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Rita R.

Austin, TX

$45/hour

Rita R. Austin, TX

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Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena
Clinical Psychology
Ohio University
Master's
University of Texas, Austin
Graduate Coursework

Education

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Clinical Psychology)

Ohio University (Master's)

University of Texas, Austin (Graduate Coursework)

About Rita

I have always loved teaching, and have been involved with education in one way or another throughout most of my life. I am particularly interested in sharing with others the wealth of being bilingual, and bicultural.
I was born in New York, and moved to the Dominican Republic at age 5. I completed elementary, high school and my B.A in Psychology in Santo Domingo, D.R. I returned to the States for my MA. While still in Santo Domingo, I taught English in elementary schools, and English as a Foreign Language at a Bicultural/Binational Center. I completed US Peace Corps Service in a Teacher Training College in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary teaching EFL and, after this, I went abroad with the PC as a TEFL trainer to Cape Verde, Armenia and Kazakhstan.
After working approximately 8 years as an editor for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, I obtained my teaching certification and went back to the classroom. I currently teach Bilingual Pre-K. I believe that teaching is the most expedient way to learn.

I have an MA in Linguistics with a mention in ESL/ESOL from Ohio University, and most of the coursework for the doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Bilingual education from UT, Austin.
I taught children and adult EFL in the Dominican Republic and Hungary, as well as adult ESL in Tampa, FL; Ohio, and Austin.

I am currently certified and work as a bilingual teacher. I lived and studied in the Dominican Republic for almost 20 years. I worked as a Spanish language editor with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and while studying for my Teaching Certification I continued to do editorial and translation work as a freelancer.

I am currently available for tutoring from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm and I can meet with students in the Austin Area. My base rate is $50.00 per hour.

I look forward to meeting you, and help you meet your goals!
I have always loved teaching, and have been involved with education in one way or another throughout most of my life. I am particularly interested in sharing with others the wealth of being bilingual, and bicultural.
I was born in New York, and moved to the Dominican Republic at age 5. I completed elementary, high school and my B.A in
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Austin, TX 78759
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish, TOEFL

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Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena
Clinical Psychology
Ohio University
Master's
University of Texas, Austin
Graduate Coursework

Education

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Clinical Psychology)

Ohio University (Master's)

University of Texas, Austin (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rita will travel within 15 miles of Austin, TX 78759.