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Paul A.

Chesapeake, VA

$35/hour

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Background check passed as of 3/29/12
4.3 average from 19 ratings
Excellent tutor.........
— Chuck, Chesapeake, VA on 9/12/11

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Norfolk State University
Interdisciplinary St
Cambridge College
MEd

Education

Norfolk State University (Interdisciplinary St)

Cambridge College (MEd)

About Paul

Currently, I am a high school teacher in Virginia Beach and have been teaching for 15 years. Prior to my current job, I served in the U.S Navy for 23 years. I earned my Bachelor's Degree at Norfolk State University in 1996 and my Master's Degree in 2005 from Cambridge University (Chesapeake Campus).

I love teaching and preparing students for the corporate world. We are living in changing times and teachers must be ever prepared and ready to prepare students for the changing demands of the job market.

If you select me as your tutor, I promise the following:

1. I will give you my best.
2. I believe in using differential instruction to teach content.
3. I believe in promptness and structure in teaching/tutoring.
4. I believe that with my skills, knowledge and experience I can teach any child.
Currently, I am a high school teacher in Virginia Beach and have been teaching for 15 years. Prior to my current job, I served in the U.S Navy for 23 years. I earned my Bachelor's Degree at Norfolk State University in 1996 and my Master's Degree in 2005 from Cambridge University (Chesapeake Campus).

I love teaching and preparing
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Travels within 15 miles of Chesapeake, VA 23320
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Excellent tutor........."

- Chuck, Chesapeake, VA on 9/12/11

"My son loved him"

- Angela, Virginia Beach, VA on 9/6/12

"Perfect Fit"

- Rosemary, Virginia Beach, VA on 9/10/11
Paul replied on 9/11/2011

I thank you for your response. I wish the best to you and the family.

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry
Science:
Biology, Psychology, Sociology
Music:
General Music
English:
ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Reading, ASVAB,
Career Development,
GED, Praxis, Regents, SAT Reading, SOL,
TOEFL
Computer:
Computer Science, General Computer,
Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Pascal, QuickBooks
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Italian, TOEFL
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion,
World History
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Autism,
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development,
Finance, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, QuickBooks
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking, Poker

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I am a Special Education Teacher in the city of Virginia Beach and my endorsements are in Emotionally Disturbed (ED), Learning Disable (LD), Mental Retardation (MR), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Behavior Disorder. I have worked extensively with students with ADD/ADHD and I have 15 years experience work with these disabilities.

ASVAB

I am a 23 year veteran of the U.S. Navy. I know what the military is looking for in a man or woman. Additionally, I am a school teacher of 15 years and have the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful taking the ASVAB test.

Autism

I am a special education teacher in the Virginia Beach City Public Schools and have had five days of concentrated training in teaching autistic students. I have taught autistic students for summer school.

Bible Studies

I have pastored church in America and overseas. I have taught bible studies for over 25 years. I have taught Homiletics and Biblical hermeneutics classes for 20 years.

Career Development

As a Special Education Teacher under Individual with Disability Education Act I am required to provide transition services from high school to the work force to students on my case load. This requires me to evaluate their career taste, their learning style and what career field they might be best suited. This is accomplished through a series of work force assessments. Additionally, I provide counseling to students on things/subjects they need to take to best prepare for their selected career field.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been teaching special education for 17 years. In Virginia Beach, as a special education teacher you have to get highly qualified in subjects before you teach. I am highly qualified in all elementary subjects as well as high qualified in 9-12 English, Algebra, and World History

General Computer

I am a school teacher and one of the requirements was that we become computer certified in the intermediate level of computer technology within three years of employment. I am computer certified in the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Additionally, I have taken Micro Soft Word, Excel and Power Point Classes.

I feel qualified to teach computer, and as a matter of fact I taught basic computer classes in Middle School for a year.

Religion

I have been a pastor for more than 25 years and I have a master's degree in theology for North Carolina School of Theology.

SOL

I am a certified teacher in Virginia and have been administering the Virginia SOL tests for the past 10 years. I am co teacher with in a algebra SOL class.

Special Needs

Hello, my name is Paul and I am a high school special education teacher. Prior to coming to high school I taught special education CORE subject in Middle School. I taught Earth Science, Pre Algebra, and English. At the high school level I co - teach in an Intro to Algebra and Intro to Geometry classes.

I have 15 years of teaching special education in the public school system and look forward to working with you in the near future. My experience is expansive and diverse. I have worked with At-Risk students and I have worked extensively with students in alternative schools. I believe that every child can learn if we tap into their avenue of learning.

Study Skills

Hello, my name is Paul and I am a high school special education teacher. I teach study skills, organizational skill, and transition classes. I have 15 years of teaching these subjects/techniques to students in the public school system and look forward to working with you in the near future. My experience is expansive and my methods are diverse. I have worked with At-Risk students and I have worked extensively with students in alternative schools. I believe that every child can learn if we tap into their avenue of learning.

Norfolk State University
Interdisciplinary St
Cambridge College
MEd

Education

Norfolk State University (Interdisciplinary St)

Cambridge College (MEd)

Excellent tutor......... — My son, a challenging student by anyone's assessment, dropped out of high school despite my pleading not to do so. I discovered Paul A quite serendipitously on WyzAnt and with Paul's help my son successfully navigated the GED. Paul was a great tutor providing my son with an organizational and cognitive framework which translated as success, on the part of my son, on the GED. Paul was not only i ...

— Chuck, Chesapeake, VA on 9/12/11

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Travel policy

Paul will travel within 15 miles of Chesapeake, VA 23320.