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Northwest College (Behavorial Science)
Western Washington University (Master's)
My work experience and educational background provide me with the combination of skills necessary for effective tutoring. My professional and volunteer work history includes over ten years experience in the following: teaching as a substitute instructor in adult basic education classes at community college, computer and career development instruction one-to-one assistance/group instruction) with adults with disabilities; instruction of beginning ESL class within the community; on-site mentoring, coaching, and training with early childhood teachers.
Prior to my work as an adult educator, I have also worked as a day camp director for 4 consecutive summers, coordinator of an after school tutoring program, preschool teacher, and activity coordinator for child and family activities and respite child care for a social service agency. My current full time work is in the early childhood field as a mentor/coach/trainer of early childhood providers and teachers.
I have a Master's degree in Adult Education, and a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science (Psych, Sociology, Counseling).
My areas of expertise for tutoring are: Writing/Composition/Literacy (including Resume and Cover Letter development); Computers - Basic to Advanced Word 2007, Basic to Int Excel 2007, Basic to Intermediate all other MS Office programs (Powerpoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access); Adult Basic Education (Developmental Studies); as well as other creative projects such as presentations and portfolios.
I enjoy working with individuals to help them achieve their educational/vocational goals. My approach to instruction is to tailor and facilitate the learning process according to your own learning style and goals. Let's work together to help you become successful! My work experience and educational background provide me with the combination of skills necessary for effective tutoring. My professional and volunteer work history includes over ten years experience in the following: teaching as a substitute instructor in adult basic education classes at… Read more
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I have three years of experience working as a vocational rehabilitation instructor (2007-2010) working with individuals who are re-training to re-enter the workforce. While working in that position, I worked closely with students and job developers to match skill development to job goals; I used job analysis' and information to design curriculum; In my positions as supervisor from 2010-12, I often advised my employees on their career tracks in the early childhood field.
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