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Lisa P.

Quinlan, TX

$45/hour

Effective English Tutor Specializing in Special Education and Reading

10+ Hours
Background check passed as of 1/28/14
4.9 average from 11 ratings
Goal setting
— Vickie, Greenville, TX on 3/6/14

$45/Hour


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University of Texas, Tyler
University of Texas, Tyler
MEd

Education

University of Texas, Tyler

University of Texas, Tyler (MEd)

About Lisa

I have 12 years experience in public education and am a former English I, II, III, IV teacher and ESL teacher. I currently teach Resource classes from 3-5th grade. I am Texas state certified in English 6-12, Special Education EC-12, Reading Specialist EC-12,EC-6 Generalist, and ESL EC-12. I have a Bachelor's Degree in English with a Master in Education Degree in Special Education and Reading. I have professional certification as an Educational Diagnostician in Texas and a Reading Specialist Professional Certification in Texas. I have tutored all grade levels through after school programs and have had a high success rate on TAKS testing in the public school system.

For regular tutoring, I would be happy to work out blocks on Saturdays or during school breaks. I love to help others to succeed and place high value on learning.
I have 12 years experience in public education and am a former English I, II, III, IV teacher and ESL teacher. I currently teach Resource classes from 3-5th grade. I am Texas state certified in English 6-12, Special Education EC-12, Reading Specialist EC-12,EC-6 Generalist, and ESL EC-12. I have a Bachelor's Degree in English with a Master in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Rate drop to 35-40 depending on multiple hour lesson or half hour increments.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Quinlan, TX 75474
Background Check: Passed

"Goal setting"

- Vickie, Greenville, TX on 3/6/14

"Great Tutor"

- Tracy, Alba, TX on 3/25/14
Math:
Algebra 2, Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
GED, GRE, Probability
Science:
Nutrition, Pharmacology,
PSAT, Psychology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ASVAB, Common Core,
GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, STAAR,
TAKS,
TEAS, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish, TOEFL, Writing
History:
American History, Geography, World History, Writing
Elementary Education:
ADHD,
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ADHD

During my Master's Degree program at the University of Texas at Tyler, I individually tutored during a Practicum with students diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. My Master of Education degree from 2009 is in Special Education and I am a certified Special Education teacher and Educational Diagnostician. I also have Texas state certification as a Reading Specialist and Master Reading teacher.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Certified in Special education in Texas.

Common Core

I have been teaching the common core subjects of science, math, English, reading, and social studies for the last 13 years as a classroom teacher and have certifications EC-6th grade generalist in the state of Texas, which covers all common core subject areas until 6th grade. I also hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree, conferred in 2001, in English from the University of Texas and a Master of Education double major degree in special education and reading received in December 2009 from the University of Texas. I have tutored in all areas listed above as well, from grades K through adult. I have always tutored in person and have been a grader for Pearson corporation in the area of writing.

Dyslexia

I have a Master of Education degree from UT Tyler in Special Education.

Elementary (K-6th)

I currently hold Texas state certification EC-6 Generalist, EC-12ESL, EC-12Special Education

Pharmacology

I have tutored in this subject in the past and been successful. I am a Certified Pharmacy Technician and worked in the pharmacology industry. I have an Associate of Science Degree from Trinity Valley Community College in Nursing.

Special Needs

I currently work with students with special needs in a resource classroom at an elementary school. I am certified in the state of Texas in special education at all age levels from early childhood to adulthood. I am also state certified as an educational diagnostician.

STAAR

I have taught school for 12 years and am certified in Elementary Education from Early Childhood through sixth grade and then 6-12 in English and Reading/ESL. My students have been successful in passing the TAKS test, which is now the STAAR test. I am an expert in teaching study skills and test strategies to learners of all ages.

Study Skills

My educational background consists of a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and English as a Second Language and a Master of Education degree in Special Education and reading. I am a certified Educational diagnostician EC-12 and certified Reading Specialist EC-12. I have taught in public schools in Texas for the past 12 years from elementary school grade 3 through seniors in high school. I have tutored students from 4th grade through seniors in Independent Study Skills.

TAKS

I have been state certified in Texas for the last 12 years and hold current certification in EC-6 Generalist, which means I can teach elementary math, science, social studies, physical education, music, reading, or English. I also hold credentials as an Educational Diagnostician EC-12 and a Reading Specialist EC-12.

I currently teach elementary math in 5th grade, reading, and English Language Arts for 5th grade, EC-12 Special education certification, 6-12 English state certified in Texas and ESOL EC-12 certified in Texas.

Writing

I have taught English for 10 years at various levels, including Writing, and have a Master of Education degree.

University of Texas, Tyler
University of Texas, Tyler
MEd

Education

University of Texas, Tyler

University of Texas, Tyler (MEd)

Goal setting

Ms. P does an exceptional job in determining the student needs. She gets as excited about his progress as we do. She is just fantastic. The fact she speaks Spanish and has an understanding of his family is wonderful. She is a 10 plus.

— Vickie, Greenville, TX on 3/6/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rate drop to 35-40 depending on multiple hour lesson or half hour increments.

Travel policy

Lisa will travel within 30 miles of Quinlan, TX 75474.