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Lisa Z.

Deerbrook, WI

$27/hour

Math tutor, special education teacher, EBD, college tutor

20+ Hours
5.0 average from 10 ratings
So amazing and affirming!
— Karen, Madison, TN on 2/21/17

$27/Hour


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Special Education
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Other

Education

Special Education

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (Other)

About Lisa

I have gone to college to become a special education teacher. I am 3 classes short of my teacher degree, but life got in the way. I have passed all state exams, placing with some of the highest state scores for reading problem identification and instruction. I have been a paid college math, psychology, sociology, geology, English tutor, along with teaching art and drawing for pay to groups of students.

I have experience working with students with EBD, along with all categories of special needs including gifted and talented. I have had to homeschool my own gifted daughter until she entered college at age.
I have gone to college to become a special education teacher. I am 3 classes short of my teacher degree, but life got in the way. I have passed all state exams, placing with some of the highest state scores for reading problem identification and instruction. I have been a paid college math, psychology, sociology, geology, English tutor, along with Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Deerbrook, WI 54424

"So amazing and affirming!"

- Karen, Madison, TN on 2/21/17
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science, Anthropology, Botany, Geology, Nutrition, Psychology, Sociology
Art:
Drawing
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, Praxis,
SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
Latin
History:
American History, Anthropology, Geography, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
ADHD,
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),
Hard Of Hearing, Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADHD

I am finishing my degree with the University of Wisconsin in Special Education, this semester. I will graduate Dec. of 2015. I have been tutoring for several years. Many of my students come in with a diagnosis of ADHD or a combination of that with something else. I have been able to help all of my students. Some are very angry in the beginning and some are more agreeable. Because of my training, I have been able to find a way to work with each one. I spent over 100 hours in a class of students that were adjudicated, many of which had ADHD along with other issues. I was able to help those students learn something during that semester.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I am finishing my degree with the University of Wisconsin in Special Education, this semester. I will graduate Dec. of 2015. I have spent over 400 hours in classrooms primarily with students identified with Autism. I have worked with ages from kindergarten to 22 years of age. My greatest experience was with students in the high school level. I worked with students with severe to mild Autism. I worked out lesson plans and transition plans for their futures.

Praxis

I took my Praxis I about 3 years ago. I scored extremely high, with my math at 100%. I took the Praxis II about 2 years ago and again scored very high, with my highest in history and science. I then took the state exam for reading and scored the highest score that the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh had ever seen, thus landing me a tutor co-teaching position with the university, helping those who would be taking the exam.

Public Speaking

I took a speech class at college where I received all A's for my speeches. I taught and coached my daughter in speech; as a result, she took first place in every competition. I used to participate in forensics competitions in high school where I did very well. I also worked as a judge for MPS forensic meets for a couple years. I went to school for communications prior to going for teaching.

Special Needs

I am finishing my degree with the University of Wisconsin in Special Education, this semester. I will graduate Dec. of 2015. My area is k-12 in all area's of special education.
I also raised a daughter of special "gifted" needs and home schooled her. I have excelled in all of my classes and have experience tutoring college and middle school children with ADHD, Autism, Aspergers and ESL students. I have also worked with students to learn how to learn, how to organize and work on Behavioral plans relating to study skills. I have also worked with non verbal students and students with Dyslexia.

Special Education
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Other

Education

Special Education

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (Other)

So amazing and affirming!

Lisa is reconnecting my 11 year old daughter who has ADHD with renewed confidence and a resurgence of enjoyment for math. She actually looks forward to her tutoring sessions. Lisa is amazing in only 2 sessions.

— Karen, Madison, TN on 2/21/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $27.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lisa will travel within 40 miles of Deerbrook, WI 54424.