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Andra M.

Randolph, VT

$40/hour

Natl. Institute of Learning Development educational therapist

In-person lessons

$40/Hour


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Johnson State College
Elem. Ed.
Regent University
MEd

Education

Johnson State College (Elem. Ed.)

Regent University (MEd)

About Andra

I have a license through the state of Vermont in elementary education. I have experience teaching first through fourth grades. I am also certified through the National Institute of Learning Development as an educational therapist. NILD educational therapy differs from tutoring in that cognitive and perceptual weaknesses are strengthened to support independent learning. This approach is individualized and intensive mediated learning. The decision about whether a child needs educational therapy or tutoring would be decided depending on the child's needs.

I also have a degree in music from Ithaca College, specifically piano. I have had a piano studio for 20 years and students have ranged in age from preschool to retirement age. I have played in churches, for funerals, weddings, accompanied vocalists, instrumentalists, and ensembles.
I have a license through the state of Vermont in elementary education. I have experience teaching first through fourth grades. I am also certified through the National Institute of Learning Development as an educational therapist. NILD educational therapy differs from tutoring in that cognitive and perceptual weaknesses are strengthened to support Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 0 miles of Randolph, VT 05060
In-person lessons
Music:
Music Theory, Piano
English:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism,
Dyslexia,
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary

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.

Autism

I am certified by the National Institute for Learning Development as an educational therapist. I have worked one on one with students with autism for four years with great success. NILD techniques use a variety materials that develop core academic skills and thinking abilities.

Dyslexia

I am a Vermont certified elementary teacher. I am also a licensed educational therapist through The National Institute of Learning Development. NILD has been recognized by The International Dyslexia Association for meeting IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified in the state of Vermont as an elementary teacher. I have been teaching 2nd and 3rd grades for seven years. I have experience tutoring students from preschool through high school. I am also working on my master's degree in education with a concentration in educational therapy.

Phonics

I am a certified teacher in elementary education through the state of Vermont. I am also a certified educational therapist through the National Institute of Learning Development. Because of that certification, I have had extensive training in teaching phonics. NILD is recognized by the International Dyslexia Association as an approved way of teaching students with dyslexia.

Piano

I have a Bachelor's degree in music from Ithaca College. I have had a piano studio for almost 20 years, teaching students from preschool through retirement age. I also accompany weddings, funerals, vocalists and instrumentalists. I have been the church pianist for the church I attend for 15 years and occasionally play in ensembles.

Reading

I am a certified elementary teacher in Vermont. I have experience teaching children how to read including work in comprehension and fluency. I have been working with a student with dyslexia since September. Before we began working, his parents read everything to him and he had great difficulty with spelling. He and his parents report that he is now reading adult-level books for enjoyment.

Johnson State College
Elem. Ed.
Regent University
MEd

Education

Johnson State College (Elem. Ed.)

Regent University (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Andra will travel within 0 miles of Randolph, VT 05060.