Award-Winning ACT Tutors in St. Louis, MO
Robyn "A community enthusiast and advocate to the very core, I have recently graduated with my Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University at Albany – SUNY with an emphasis in Community Development. Prior to earning this degree, I worked for many years as a Workforce Development Specialist, Trainer and Group Facilitator for individuals with disAbilities of all ages, with stints at organizations such as United Cerebral Palsy, The Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairment, Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany and the Statler Center for Careers in Hospitality. Teaching has always been a passion throughout all of these endeavors, having graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with my Bachelor's in Special Education degree in 2009..."
Will "...I taught younger scouts skills related to being outdoors. In high school, I tutored other students in Algebra and in Government. When I went away to college, getting certified to teach was one of my goals because of these experiences..."
Tenery "...I realized it was just because they didn't understand and/or didn't have the confidence in themselves to excel in it. I took that as a personal challenge, and looked forward to working one-on-one with my students. I was able to see the light bulb come on when a they "got it" and I could see their confidence growing..."
Meagan "...I began as volunteer tutor for elementary school students in Math, Science and Reading and decided to continue my love of teaching into higher level courses. I currently tutor in the above topics, with a specific passion for Biology, Chemistry and test preparation. As a tutor, I strive to challenge students beyond fundamentals, while focusing on and accommodating individual needs and individual learning styles..."
Ron "...I currently hold valid Missouri teaching certification in Mathematics and have more than twelve years of full-time experience teaching secondary and collegiate Mathematics. My favorite students are those who struggle with or do not enjoy Math. I believe that most students just need someone to help them break through to not only make success in Math possible, but enjoyable! TEACHING PHILOSOPHY / I believe there are several keys to being a successful Math student: A willingness to try, Parental support Communication, Organization and Access to the student's teacher/professor WHEN I’M NOT TUTORING / I am a father of a teenage son; we are both very active in Boy Scouts..."
Lynn "...I've had a wide variety of experiences both tutoring and being tutored so I know the stresses and obstacles of both parties. I started tutoring without pay earlier in my college career at an organization called UrbanFuture that helps underprivileged students after school to increase their skills in mathematics, reading, and other academic subjects. Ultimately, the middle school program is geared toward preparing the students for the nationally standardized MAP tests..."
Saint Louis University - BS, Investigative Medical Sciences
Hayley "I am a senior at Washington University In St. Louis majoring in Spanish and Latin American Studies with a minor in Political Science. I have many years of informal tutoring experience from working with my two younger sisters on everything from college application essays and SAT Prep to Algebra, and last summer I worked as an assistant Spanish teacher for children ages 3-10 at El Taller Latino in New York City..."
Emily "... Tutoring is a wonderful step into my future career as an educator. I love getting to know my students and their learning styles. While I enjoy helping students feel more at ease with many types of Mathematics, my favorite areas are Calculus and Finite Mathematics..."
Arkansas State University - BS, Mathematics
Anna "... Through increasing a student's confidence and comfort with a subject, one can begin to build the capacity for further enrichment and success. My most rewarding moments as a teacher were when my students seemingly broke through a wall of frustration and self-doubt to understand that hard work, commitment, and determination culminate in an empowering and motivating sense of achievement. When teaching, my curiosity and interest in a variety of subjects is apparent, as is my patient optimism, flexibility, and unwavering but gentle determination to help the student learn and succeed..."
Haley "... I also have a knack for testing and am very happy to help my students learn not only the facts but also test taking strategies for everything from in-class tests to the ACT. Throughout the past I have had a spectacular chance to experience a wide variety of learning and teaching opportunities. I have taken courses with highly qualified professionals..."
Southeast Missouri State University - BS, French Edcuation/Spanish Minor
Washington University in St Louis - PhD, Second Language Acquisition
State Certified Teacher