I am an enthusiastic and patient tutor with a love of teaching and supporting children and young people. As an Elementary School teacher in the Clark County School District, I am dedicated to all my students and strive to help them find new and exciting ways to learn, My degree is in Elementary Education which I received from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. My specialization areas are reading comprehension and phonics. I have continued my education at University of Nevada, along with correspondence courses from Yale University.
I have taught in the Clark County School District for over 20 years, as a contracted and substitute teacher. I have a wealth of experience supporting children and young people in schools, including those with special educational needs. Therefore, I am fantastic at adapting my communication to children of different ages and capabilities, and at finding alternative methods to aid a child or young person to understand. I thoroughly enjoy all the work I do with children in schools and I look forward to all my tutoring lessons.
My areas of expertise include Reading, Phonics, Math (Common Core) Writing, Social Studies, Science, Spanish and Art. I also have a Special Education endorsement on my license.
I plan clear and engaging sessions and motivate students to find ways to access different concepts. I present material in an enthusiastic manner which will to cultivate an interest in learning. I am highly motivated and challenge driven and a lover of learning myself.
I am a kind-hearted, friendly, professional and highly trained teacher. I am extremely passionate about teaching. I find the position personally satisfying and beneficial to the students I work with. I am a great communicator and listener and have the ability to understand your child's needs.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Stephen F Austin State University - Bachelor of Science, Elementary School Teaching
I enjoy a variety of interests. My hobbies include photography, baking, sewing, gardening, writing, and keeping fit. I enjoy a brisk 3 mile walk every morning which helps to get my day going. I am interested in nutrition and maintain a healthy eating style. I have written two cookbooks, which have been published. I am currently working on a Gluten-Free cookbook. I have two son and two grandson which keep me on my toes! I enjoy life and live it to its fullest.
Elementary School English
Elementary School Math
Elementary School Reading
Elementary School Writing
High School English
High School Level American Literature
Middle School English
Middle School Reading
Middle School Reading Comprehension
Middle School Writing