Katy A.

Fredericksburg, VA

$75/hr

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University of Mary Washington
University of Edinburgh
Master's

Education

University of Mary Washington

University of Edinburgh (Master's)

About Katy

I have a strong academic and professional background working with children. I have tutored a number of age groups previously and I enjoy working with children at all levels. I hope to work with your child to help them build the tools for success in their studies! Education is critical and I hope that my tutoring with help your child succeed.


I have a Masters of Sciences in Childhood Studies, from the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh and a Bachelor's of Arts in International Affairs, from the University of Mary Washington, where I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 3.70 GPA. I graduated in two years (instead of four) and was awarded the Dean's List each semester. I also have an Advanced Studies Diploma from Stafford High School & Commonwealth Governor's School, where I graduated with a 4.58 GPA.

I have taken the following relevant courses in high school and college: European History, Earth Science, U.S. Government, U.S. History, Sociology, Psychology, Human Geography, English Language, English Literature, Spanish 1,2,3,4, and AP, Political Science, International Relations, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics.

I have also taken the following Advanced Placement tests: AP European History, AP U.S. Government, AP Comparative Government, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP U.S. History, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Psychology, AP Human Geography, and AP Spanish.



I am happy to work with students from Kindergarten through the undergraduate level, or with multiple students concurrently at a reduced rate. Please contact me for details.
I have a strong academic and professional background working with children. I have tutored a number of age groups previously and I enjoy working with children at all levels. I hope to work with your child to help them build the tools for success in their studies! Education is critical and I hope that my tutoring with help your child succeed. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Please contact me for specific rates for each subject and grade level, or for group rates. I am flexible and am happy to work with you and your child!

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Fredericksburg, VA 22401
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Physical Science
Computer:
General Computer, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling,
PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SOL
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Economics, ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

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College Counseling

I have spoken at numerous college and university events at local high schools in my area for five years. At each, I have met with parents and students to discuss the college application process, standardized testing, timeline, and application materials. I have worked with the high schools to help future college students navigate the complicated and often stressful process.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters of Sciences in Childhood Studies and have worked extensively with young children. I have developed learning programs for children aged 4-12, implementing inclusive and fun educational activities. I have also tutored elementary-aged students.

Macintosh

I have been a Macintosh user for many years and have trained a number of both Windows and non-computer users how to utilize Mac's many features and applications. I have tutored a wide age range, including young people and the elderly in both basics and advanced skills.

Microsoft Outlook

I have extensively used Microsoft Outlook in a professional capacity. I am proficient in email (including rules, folders, autoreply, etc), tasks, address book, calendar and meeting features. I have trained multiple coworkers (at varying computer literacy levels) in the utilization of these features.

Microsoft Windows

I have used Microsoft Windows for 15 years, including Windows XP, Windows 7, and now Windows 8. I have used the operating system extensively in my professional life, and am well qualified in all user-end functions of Windows. I have taught a number of users how to utilize Windows' many features, from basics (settings, folders, etc) to administrative settings (setting up networks, programs, etc).

Public Speaking

I have taken a number of courses in both my undergraduate and graduate studies that have required a public speaking component. Additionally, I have spoken often at large public events (even daily), including groups as large as 800 people for previous jobs. Not only do I speak in small and large settings regularly, but I have also trained a number of people to do the same, especially young people in the age range of 14-18.

SOL

I have taken all required SOLs in Virginia and passed all of them with near perfect scores (all passed advanced). Additionally, I have taken numerous standardized tests including SOLs, SATs, and APs. In addition to my own extensive training in test taking, I have also tutored students in test taking strategies.

Study Skills

I have taken a high number of advanced level courses in high school, including 13 AP courses while in high school. I also participated in a high number of extracurricular activities. Because of these time constraints, I adapted very strong study skills and methods to ensure that I did well in my academic courses. I finished my undergraduate degree in two years, balancing high level courses with internships and other activities. I have shared my study skills with many younger students in recent years and all have found the strategies helpful.

University of Mary Washington
University of Edinburgh
Master's

Education

University of Mary Washington

University of Edinburgh (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Please contact me for specific rates for each subject and grade level, or for group rates. I am flexible and am happy to work with you and your child!

Travel policy

Katy will travel within 20 miles of Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

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