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Brenda W.

Harker Heights, TX

$45/hour

Texas Certified Master Reading Teacher

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$45/Hour


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Stephen F. Austin State University
education
Northern Arizona
Master's

Education

Stephen F. Austin State University (education)

Northern Arizona (Master's)

About Brenda

I have worked as a dyslexia teacher for Killeen ISD for the last 8 years. Before that, I served in elementary classrooms for over 20 years. I received my Master's Reading certification 10 years ago after I completed a reading course with Region 12 service centers. I have experience tutoring both adults and elementary age students.

I have used the Wilson Reading System during my tenure as dyslexia teacher with KISD. This system is a very intensive phonics system that focuses on phonological awareness as well as phonological memory. This program stresses blending and segmenting words to help students decode words in order to improve fluency.

I have attended all the professional developments required by my position as well as many summer workshops offered in the area.

I enjoy working with students who have difficulty learning in the whole classroom setting. I have experience with Special Education students as well as dyslexics.

I have completed the Master's Reading course and passed the certification test that is required to obtain that certificate in Texas. This is a rigorous course and the test is difficult to pass. In addition I have taught first grade for 17 years and have worked with all types of students that have experienced difficulties in learning to read. I have also worked for Sylvan Learning Centers for 9 years. Through this experience I had additional training and opportunities to work with children who were needing additional opportunities in becoming proficient readers.

I enjoy teaching children to read. I have tutored students on my campus after school for many years. I have assisted adults through my church that somehow fell through the system and were poor readers. I have taught summer school for KISD for nine summers. These students were unsuccessful during the regular school year and I enjoy the challenge, but most of all I feel a great deal of pride when I am able to help someone become a confident reader.
I have worked as a dyslexia teacher for Killeen ISD for the last 8 years. Before that, I served in elementary classrooms for over 20 years. I received my Master's Reading certification 10 years ago after I completed a reading course with Region 12 service centers. I have experience tutoring both adults and elementary age students.

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Harker Heights, TX 76548
In-person lessons
English:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Reading

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Stephen F. Austin State University
education
Northern Arizona
Master's

Education

Stephen F. Austin State University (education)

Northern Arizona (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Brenda will travel within 10 miles of Harker Heights, TX 76548.