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Beverly M.

Lubbock, TX

$60/hour

English teacher (20 year career in education)

In-person lessons
10+ Hours
4.9 average from 9 ratings
Excellent tutor!
— Debbie (Lucas, son), Canyon, TX on 2/24/14

$60/Hour


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Texas Tech University
English Lit and Lang
Texas Tech University
Graduate Coursework
University of Texas at Austin
Master's

Education

Texas Tech University (English Lit and Lang)

Texas Tech University (Graduate Coursework)

University of Texas at Austin (Master's)

About Beverly

I have a BA in English Literature and Language from Texas Tech University and an MA in Education Administration from the University of Texas in Austin. I have been in education for 20 years, with the majority of it in the English classroom, in grades 7-12, plus I taught English Composition at Texas Tech while working towards my master's in English. I was also a high school administrator, as an assistant principal and as a campus principal. I chose not to teach this year, to take some time off, but now I am ready to return to work part-time.

I have always had a passion for struggling students; they kept me involved and interested in education. So, tutoring seems like a natural fit for me. I love helping students overcome hurdles with learning. Being able to be part of the moment when a student has a breakthrough is the most amazing part of teaching. Helping a student in a one-on-one situation is extremely rewarding.
I have a BA in English Literature and Language from Texas Tech University and an MA in Education Administration from the University of Texas in Austin. I have been in education for 20 years, with the majority of it in the English classroom, in grades 7-12, plus I taught English Composition at Texas Tech while working towards my master's in Read more

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Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Lubbock, TX 79424
In-person lessons

"Excellent tutor!"

- Debbie (Lucas, son), Canyon, TX on 2/24/14
Beverly replied on 2/24/2014

Debbie,

Thank you so much for the kind words!! I'm so glad I can help him. He's a really great young man.

"Another Set of Eyes"

- Lance, Canyon, TX on 6/16/14
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, IELTS,
Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, IELTS,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, IELTS
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary

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ACT English

I have prepped students for SAT and ACT, as well as mandatory state testing for over twenty years. I have taught English from 7th grade through college Freshman Composition, while working on my master's in English, with most of my experience in high school classrooms.

English

I've been in education for 20 years, with most of that being an English teacher. I love working with struggling students.

IELTS

I have always taught at very culturally diverse schools, with large populations of newly immigrated students. I am familiar and comfortable with teaching techniques designed to increase fluency in speaking, listening, comprehension, and writing in academic English. I have successfully prepared over 100 students to pass state assessments after a relatively short period of time In working with students.

Reading

I have taught middle school English and reading for years. I currently teach 7th grade. I have a BA from Texas Tech and an MA from the University of Texas.

SAT Reading

I have been prepping students for ACT, SAT, and Advanced Placement exams for years, both in the classroom and as an outside tutor.

SAT Writing

I have been a reading and writing teacher for 23 years, mostly in a high school setting. Two years were teaching at Texas Tech while working toward my MA in English.

Writing

I have a BA in English from Texas Tech University and began my master's in English there, as well. I've been teaching English since 1993.

Texas Tech University
English Lit and Lang
Texas Tech University
Graduate Coursework
University of Texas at Austin
Master's

Education

Texas Tech University (English Lit and Lang)

Texas Tech University (Graduate Coursework)

University of Texas at Austin (Master's)

Excellent tutor!

Beverly is an excellent tutor! She is very patient and kind. My college son stated, "She teaches me the way I learn". She uses questioning techniques to help struggling writers be able to express themselves and become more confident. Beverly's experience in teaching English and compassion for helping struggling writers, makes her the perfect fit.

— Debbie (Lucas, son), Canyon, TX on 2/24/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Beverly will travel within 10 miles of Lubbock, TX 79424.