I believe in each student's potential to learn. I consider myself to be a guide and a facilitator.
I have tutoring experience in the following areas.
1. Teacher Certification Exams:
I have over nine years of experience as a full-time public school teacher in the states of Florida and Tennessee. I have over four years of experience as a tutor. I have helped educators in Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, and Washington pass their state's teacher certification exams. I have experience tutoring clients who are preparing for the following exams: FTCE Social Science 6-12, FTCE Elementary K-6, FTCE General Knowledge Exams, FTCE Professional Education Test, FTCE Middle Grades Social Science 5-9, PRAXIS II Social Studies (5081, 5086, and 5941), PRAXIS II Speech Communication, ILTS Social Science: Political Science, and WEST-E (028) Social Science.
2. Life, Health, and Accident:
I have assisted professionals preparing to take insurance licensing exams. I am an independent insurance broker. I am a licensed life, health, and accident insurance agent in the states of FL, GA, MI, NM, MS, OH, TN, TX, SC, VA, and WV.
3. Bible, World Religions, and Theology:
I am an ordained minister. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. I have a total of 93 graduate credit hours of coursework in Bible and religion. I have tutored students at major universities who have struggled with religious texts, philosophy, and Biblical concepts.
4. Public Speaking:
I have expertise in public speaking, speech writing, and debate.
5. ASVAB test preparation
My Educational Background:
M.A. (Biblical Studies), Amridge University, Montgomery, AL.
Certificate (Educator Preparation), Pasco-Hernando State College, New Port Richey, FL.
B.F.A. (Speech Communication), Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.
Undergraduate Degree: Valdosta State University - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Graduate Degree: Amridge University - Master of Arts, Bible Studies
I enjoy spending time with my wife and kids. My interests are gardening, history, reading, superhero movies, and watching old television shows.
Elementary School English
Elementary School Math
Elementary School Reading
FCAT 2.0 Prep
Florida EOC Assessment Prep
FTCE - Florida Teacher Certification Examinations
High School Level American History
High School Political Science
High School Writing
PRAXIS Social Studies
Study Skills and Organization