"Passionate about learning and teaching; hopefully making it fun. "
My desire and passion to help people is the foundation of my career. I have been fortunate to work with populations of varying age, race, and gender, alongside a team of individuals from ever conceivable profession and discipline. My professional trajectory took an unexpected turn when I took a position as a Special Education Teacher. It was a challenge that I quickly learned would benefit my own growth, as well as continue the important relationships I had built with the students on campus. ... ... More
"Experienced Elementary Tutor"
I have a master's degree in education, with a concentration in special needs, earned from Westfield State College in 1992. During my school years, I learned a great deal about the details and demands involved in serving students with a variety of disabling conditions. During that time, I also worked in the Pittsfield Public Schools at all levels, preschool through high school. This variety, both in training and in experience, has prepared me well to tutor children of different levels and with... ... More
"College biology professor"
I have BS and MS degrees in animal science, and a doctoral degree in molecular cell biology from the University of Florida. As a college professor and adjunct instructor, I have had the opportunity to work with hundreds of students. I enjoy working with students from all types of backgrounds.
I specialize in tutoring biology and anatomy and physiology, two subjects I teach full-time. I strive to have my students understand concepts over wrought memorization. This will help students t... ... More
"Voice, speech and monologue coach. TEFL Certified."
A teacher and performer for over twenty-five years Timothy is currently teaching privately in Boston. A former staff member of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy as a director and as a member of the voice and speech department. Tim has taught students from over twenty-six countries. Select credits include AM Creative in Taiwan, Hippodrome State Theatre, Mill Mountain Theatre, Mint Theatre, The Public Theatre of Maine, and Kings County Shakespeare. Tim has toured nationally and directed... ... More
"Certified Elementary Teacher"
Hello! My name is Melissa and I am a certified elementary school teacher. I have MA certification in grades 1-6 and I have my Master's in Education. I started my career as a reading interventionist, where I worked with all grade levels in the areas of reading, writing, and spelling. I later became a 4th grade teacher teaching all subject areas. Although I had been a teacher for the past 9 years, I decided to resign from my position to be able to be home for my children.
I am interes... ... More
"Professional editor/writer teaching practical writing strategies"
I use a modified process writing approach to teach practical strategies that high school and college students can apply to their papers, exams, college applications, and future professional endeavors. Drawing on 25 years of experience as an editor and writer for general interest, trade, and corporate publications, I focus on quickly improving a studentâ€™s approach to composition by addressing challenges that he or she has encountered. Then, I teach fundamentals of organization and style, build... ... More
"Hello to all. My name is Keenan."
My name is Keenan P., and I am currently a sophomore at Westfield State University. I am majoring in English and Secondary Education, and I hope to become an English teacher. I have been totally blind since birth. I have had ten years of tutoring/teaching experience in several locations including Boston and Lenox, MA. I student taught in a fifth grade classroom in the spring of 2015.
It has always been my dream to become a teacher because I love to help people. I have a real pass... ... More
Ken has been a wonderful tutor for my son this summer. He is very thorough with his preparation for the lessons and together they have been able to make steady progress. 10/10/13... to follow up, my son is doing great and has been very well prepared for the material they are working on in class thanks to your lessons.
Shari K. from East Chatham, NY
"MS Math Colgate Phi Beta Kappa- Tutor ALL Ages - SAT,ACT,SSAT,ASTBE"
After graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Colgate University with a major in mathematics I was awarded a Teaching Fellowship to the University of Pittsburgh to attain my Master's in Mathematics.
As a teaching fellow I taught approximately 20 undergraduate courses in algebra, calculus, trigonometry, etc., and enjoyed it immensely. Algebra 1 was among these courses
I have also enjoyed tutoring students of ALL ages in a wide variety of Math topics.
"String and brass instruments, theory, composition"
I've been a professional musician my whole life, and have been teaching for most of that time. I perform on electric and upright bass, guitar, mandolin, cornet, valve trombone, and tuba. I've been all around the world playing music, recorded, and taught both privately and in public schools. I specialize in jazz and American roots music, but I can work with rockers or just about anybody else. I can tell you what you want to know. Give it a shot!... ... More
"Patient, Resolute College Student Proficient in English/ASVAB -Prep"
Hello there! My name is Ckahlysia, but you can call me Clyde - a lot of people have trouble with my name. My favorite things to do are reading and writing creative works, as well as watch television and play video games. Outside of my little hobbies, though, I am a supportive and valuable teacher that can be a big part of the student's academic journey.
Since I was a child I had always wanted to give a helping hand to others; in fact, I first started helping children with their academic prob... ... More