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Jill B.

Burlington, WI

$40/hr

Patient English Tutor specializing in Reading, Writing, and Grammar

In-person lessons
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4.4 Avg. Rating
 
 
76 Ratings
 
 
9hrs Response Time
Very Happy
— Michelle, Twin Lakes, WI on 3/17/14

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UW-Eau Claire
BA
Capella University, Counseling
Graduate Coursework

Education

UW-Eau Claire (BA)

Capella University, Counseling (Graduate Coursework)

About Jill

My name is Jill. I offer students tutoring in Reading or Writing. More specifically, I would offer assistance with reading, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and comprehension. I am very positive and very encouraging.

I have eight years of experience substitute teaching for K-12. My assignments were designated mostly in Learning Disabled classrooms covering English, Spelling, and Math.

I earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, graduating Cum Laude in three and a half years. I lived with a family in Avignon, France for a semester.

I have a passion for writing, and have had a couple of articles accepted by magazines. I am a stickler for correct grammar, and I love seeing the English language conveyed correctly.
My name is Jill. I offer students tutoring in Reading or Writing. More specifically, I would offer assistance with reading, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Burlington, WI 53105
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Very Happy"

- Michelle, Twin Lakes, WI on 3/17/14

"Very Patient "

- Jill, Waterford, WI on 1/26/13
English:
ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

My primary assignments during my substitute teaching experiences were Learning Disabled classrooms covering elementary Reading, Spelling, Writing and Math. I pride myself on very good grammar, and enjoy using it to improve Reading and Writing. I volunteered as a tutor for the Racine Literacy Center and as a Reader for the Education and Reading Service at Gateway Technical College. I have been a substitute teacher in K-12 for 8 years.

Reading

My primary assignments during my substitute teaching experiences were Learning Disabled classrooms covering elementary Reading, Spelling, Writing and Math. I pride myself on very good grammar, and enjoy using it to improve Reading and Writing. I volunteered as a tutor for the Racine Literacy Center and as a Reader for the Education and Reading Service at Gateway Technical College.

Tennis

I am a 4.0 rated tennis player with approximately 20 years of experience. My playing experience has come from both singles and doubles. I have always been a great student and lover of the game. I am an Open Racquetball player and instructor of the game. My all around teaching experience, of course, lends benefits.

UW-Eau Claire
BA
Capella University, Counseling
Graduate Coursework

Education

UW-Eau Claire (BA)

Capella University, Counseling (Graduate Coursework)

Very Happy — WOW!!! What a great experience my son had with Ms. Jill during their first meeting. Ms. Jill is a warm, friendly woman who displays a sincere interest in her students. She entered our home, greeted my son and his siblings, and was interested in what he was trying to communicate to her. I shared my concerns with his reading and she was very receptive to the information. After the session, she was ...

— Michelle, Twin Lakes, WI on 3/17/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jill will travel within 30 miles of Burlington, WI 53105.

Background Check Status for Jill B.

Jill B. passed a background check on 3/6/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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