I like to explain and illustrate concepts in math in ways that make it easy for students to grasp and understand.

I've taught math for 25 years in public, private, residential and alternative education settings in Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia.

I am currently certified in Florida and West Virginia in Elementary K-6 and Middle Math 5-9.

I enjoy interacting with students at every level while they are doing their work and finding out about their creativity and interest.

Getting to know them better helps build a stronger relationship of confidence and trust between student and teacher.

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Vero Beach, FL 32966

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

The student shares with me what area or concept of math they're having trouble with, they try a few problems out independently, then we go through each problem step-by-step to see where the breakdown occurs.

We then make the corrections and apply them to additional similar problems, engage in some guided practice, assure mastery has occurred and then address the next concept that follows.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have a Masters in Human Resorce Management, a Bachelors in Psychology and have worked in education for most of my professional life.

I have been working with students for 25 years that were in all kinds of educational settings.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Sessions are either 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length and the rates vary from $30.00-$60.00 per session.

How did you get started teaching?

After working as an adolescent advocate and counselor in a group home setting following undergraduate study, the state of Delaware offered a certification program for critical curricular areas (math and science) to address the teacher shortage in the state. I applied to the program, was accepted, obtained my certification and went from there.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with students in both traditional and non-traditional education programs.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Helping a student achieve an A in her math program who previously earned an F.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a tutor in your area of expertise?

Reference your potential tutors thoroughly and decide what the best match for you is.

What questions should students think through before talking to tutors about their needs?

Does the student need long-term assistance or short-term assistance?

What can the student afford?

Will the tutoring sessions fit into their schedule?

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