NEW FEATURES MORE

Gregory K.

Danville, VA

$40/hour

Education professional with special needs experience

In-person lessons

Message Gregory

Send Gregory a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response shortly. Have you already emailed Gregory or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

 Checking availability…
Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.

Receive responses from additional tutors

If you select this option, Wyzant will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.

SUNY New Paltz
Elementary Education
University of Maryland
Master's

Education

SUNY New Paltz (Elementary Education)

University of Maryland (Master's)

About Gregory

I have over 35 years of experience working with children and adolescents that have special needs including learning disabilities and mental health issues. I have worked as a mental health counselor and recreation therapist in a variety of settings including in-home tutoring, alternative schools, in-patient psychiatric hospitals, mental health day treatment, residential treatment centers, and in public elementary and high schools. I am currently working as a mental health counselor in an elementary school with students in grades K-5. I have a BS in Psychology / Elementary Education (N-6) and an MA in Therapeutic Recreation.

I believe that a student based tutoring style is most effective. This style focuses on the strengths of the individual rather than their deficits . I also believe each student has a way in which they learn best. The key to success is helping the individual find what is best for them. Further, I use humor in teaching. That makes learning fun!
I have over 35 years of experience working with children and adolescents that have special needs including learning disabilities and mental health issues. I have worked as a mental health counselor and recreation therapist in a variety of settings including in-home tutoring, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Danville, VA 24540
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking,
Football,
Table Tennis

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.

Cooking

I have led cooking clubs in alternative schools and residential treatment centers. I have cooked for friends and family for many. years

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BS in Elementary Education. I have had 1 year of tutoring in an elementary classroom. I use a client centered approach in tutoring.

Football

I played high school football for 4 years. I was a 2 year letterman as an offensive lineman. I coached recreational football for 2 years.

Table Tennis

I have worked at residential summer camps for 6 years. I have a MA in Therapeutic Recreation. I worked in residential treatment centers, in- patient psychiatric units, and alternative schools where table tennis was a major activity. I had a long streak of being undefeated.

SUNY New Paltz
Elementary Education
University of Maryland
Master's

Education

SUNY New Paltz (Elementary Education)

University of Maryland (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gregory will travel within 10 miles of Danville, VA 24540.