"Certified Teacher/Tutor Specializing in Reading, Writing, Test Prep"
I have a double Masters Degree in Education from SUNY New Paltz.
I am a certified teacher in both English grades 7-10 as well as Elementary Education.
I have enjoyed being a home tutor for several years through the Onteora Central School District. My specialties are teaching English, including reading, writing, test prep skills, as well as Social Studies, including American and World History, Civics and current events.
I have also taught English abroad, in Thailand, Argentina and Spai... ... More
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"Mr. D. specializing in at-risk students since 2003"
I am a NY certified teacher, who is employed by the special education department of a local school district. I currently work with middle and high school students in a setting that requires one-on-one instruction. In this capacity I have learned to assist students in achieving their personal best in a variety of subjects.
In addition to my classroom experience I have trained U.S. Army recruits prepare for and improve their ASVAB scores. I have also tutored students to allow them to receive t... ... More
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"Certified Earth Science Teacher"
I am a certified Earth Science teacher who currently teaches Regent's Earth Science, Non-Regent's Earth Science and has taught forensics as well. My current pass rate on the NYS Regents exam falls between 92-98%. I find that mixing my passion with the content stirs up excitement in my students. My moto is always current and relevant. When learners can make connections, instead of memorizing, real learning is achieved. I am willing to travel up to 25 miles from my location to tutor your s... ... More
"English: ESL, High School, College and Professional Support"
I retired as a high school/early college English teacher and New Visions Education teacher in 2011. In 2013-14, I spent 8 months in Brazil and Peru, becoming a certified ESL teacher in Rio de Janeiro, and studying Portuguese (in Brazil) and Spanish in Peru. I have taught ESL by SKYPE since April, 2014. My students are business professionals - lawyers, engineers and finance specialists - in New York and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Teaching and learning should be fun, as well as challenging. ... ... More
"Science Made Simple (Earth Science, Physics, and Math)"
I was an electrical engineer/computer programmer with IBM Corporation (Kingston, NY) for almost 19 years before becoming certified to teach Earth Science, Physics, and General Science (SUNY New Paltz). I taught Earth Science at New Paltz, Rondout Valley, and Kingston High Schools for 3 years. I have tutored several students in Earth Science, Physics, Biology, and Math along the way. In addition, I have performed professionally as a bass player with the Nevele Orchestra in Ellenville, NY fo... ... More
Bill was great! Punctual, friendly and easy to reach. My son tried in vain to get off topic as he does not enjoy math; however, Bill was able to redirect him. This was a positive experience for my son which is comforting for me as a parent. I would highly recommend Bill if your child needs math help. I know that if my son needs help in the future, Bill will be my first choice.
Anitra O. from Glasco, NY
"NY State Certified Math Teacher"
I graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a degree in secondary education for mathematics. I have taken several upper level math courses that include: Calculus 1-3, Introduction to Proofs, Axiomatic Geometry, Precalculus, Algebra 1-2, Trigonometry, Geometry, linear algebra, abstract algebra, foundations of analysis, and intermediate analysis. I developed an affinity for math when taking Calculus in High School. My teacher really inspired me and made me realize that math did not have to... ... More