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Heather M.

Denison, TX

$30/hour

Special Needs and PreK-6th Grade Tutor

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$30/Hour


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University of Texas, Austin
English
BA Yes 1213
Other
Yes
Other

Education

University of Texas, Austin (English)

BA Yes 1213 (Other)

Yes (Other)

About Heather

Hi! I am Heather. I currently work with special needs elementary students. I have both a BA in English and an Pre-K through 6th grade teaching certification as well as ESL training. I have spent many years training adults and teaching children.

I have a passion for reading and learning. I am a creative thinker.

I look forward to meeting you and your child(ren).

Sincerely,

Heather M.
Hi! I am Heather. I currently work with special needs elementary students. I have both a BA in English and an Pre-K through 6th grade teaching certification as well as ESL training. I have spent many years training adults and teaching children.

I have a passion for reading and learning. I am a creative thinker.

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Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Denison, TX 75020
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature,
Public Speaking, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
STAAR,
TEAS
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Political Science, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin. I was in the English Honors program. Also, I have completed ACTS Houston Teacher Program and have taken and passed my TeXes Exam for PreK-4th grade. Currently, I am a Para Professional with Denison ISD and work with Life Skills students grades 3rd-5th. I have taken 16 hours of continuing education in the past 5 months that centers on PreK-6th and special needs children.

Dyslexia

I have a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin. I was in the English Honors program. Also, I have completed ACTS Houston Teacher Program and have taken and passed my TeXes Exam for PreK-4th grade. Currently, I am a Para Professional with Denison ISD and work with Life Skills students grades 3rd-5th. I have taken 16 hours of continuing education in the past 5 months that centers on PreK-6th and special needs children. I have also been trained in ESL.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BA in English and an Alternative Teaching Certification from ACT Houston in Dallas. I have passed my Pre K-4th grade TeXes exam and am taking the Pre K-6th exam within the month. I currently am a Para Professional for Denison ISD.

ESL/ESOL

I am qualified to teach early childhood through 6th grade.

I have taken the ESL class offered by Denison ISD.

I currently work as a Paraprofessional with special needs children.

Literature

I have a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin. I was in the English Honors Program at UT. My English GPA is 3.90.

Heather

Phonics

I have a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin. I was in the English Honors program. Also, I have completed ACTS Houston Teacher Program and have taken and passed my TeXes Exam for PreK-4th grade. Currently, I am a Para Professional with Denison ISD and work with Life Skills students grades 3rd-5th.

I have 3 children of my own in grades Kindergarten, Second, and Sixth. I have taught all three to read using Hooked on Phonics and have had them work with manipulatives in order to learn the alphabet and sight words.

Reading

I have a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin and I am an voracious reader.

I have three children, ages 6, 8, and 12, who I have taught to read and they too are avid readers.

I have a passion for literature and teaching others to read.

Social Studies

I have a BA from The University of Texas at Austin with a major in English and a minor in History. I also have a teaching degree EC-6 with a SPED EC-12.

Special Needs

I have a BA in English and have an Alternative Teaching Certification for Pre K - 4th grade. I have passed my TeXes exam. Currently I teach elementary school special needs students in Denison, Texas. I have also been trained in ESL.

STAAR

I have administered the STAAR twice. I have given both the the fifth and sixth grade STAAR. I prepared my students, by reviewing TEKS, to take the STAAR A as well as the regular STAAR. I also wrote and administered AIP (Accelerated Instruction Plans) for students who did not pass their first administration. These students received one-on-one instruction based on their needs.

University of Texas, Austin
English
BA Yes 1213
Other
Yes
Other

Education

University of Texas, Austin (English)

BA Yes 1213 (Other)

Yes (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Heather will travel within 40 miles of Denison, TX 75020.