Ray-McInnis Tutoring

Ray-McInnis Tutoring

New
Offers online services
New
Offers online services

About

I love to write! I’m an English Minor from The University of Texas (1989), and I have been The Curriculum Coordinator for NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND, I have worked with a special needs student who passed The STAAR Test, and I have tutored students ages 4 years - 12th grade (a student who needed help with the vocabulary part of the SAT-I was given 3 days notice). My approach is calmly professional with an appropriate sense of humor. My favorite summer school classes were in Houston at Kinkaid and Duchesne; 5th graders learning how to write their memoir and learning how to be better writers.

I don’t consider this as work; it’s an opportunity to stretch my brain but more importantly, to have fun helping others learn. Time away from a classroom can be spent very creatively and efficiently so that you can feel even more confident when that school bell rings!


Highlights

Hired 1 time
1 employee
18 years in business
Serves Austin , TX
Offers online services

Payment methods

Cash, Venmo, Paypal, Apple Pay

No reviews (yet)

Ask this tutor for references. There's no obligation to hire and we’re here to help your booking go smoothly.

Frequently asked questions

I always spend about 15 minutes asking them a few questions about their likes and dislikes. I've found over the years that the best ice breaker is to tell them a little about me and a funny story about being a teacher.

While I was studying at The University of Texas, my favorite classes were English of all types; they were small after my freshman year when I chose it as my minor. We had visiting authors and past Texas "celebrities" as speakers! It was fascinating.

I charge $35 per hour.

I began working at my home church, my first job, and I loved it! Someone I trust very much suggested I do it, after I had given most of my life away to the fine dining restaurant business. I had become burned out on adults, so to speak! 

Special needs (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, ADHD) one on one private tutoring to Pre-K and 7 years of Turning Twos in Preschool. 

In a summer school class at a private school, the assignment for the 8th grade class was to write their memoirs. They had no idea where to begin, so I suggested they think of a special occasion or a favorite birthday or holiday? Oh, the ideas they chose!! My favorite was this humble, but very famous boy who wrote about The ESPYs. So I had to ask what in the World was he referring to? He asked me if I knew what they were..I said, "Yes, I sure do." He said he had a Goodie Bag from there - I said, "Wow! They were only on last night?!" He said his aunt and uncle were there, Beyoncé and Jay Z. 

Just ask honest questions - it’s the best way to get honest answers.
It depends on the teacher; I would just talk to the few teachers you have issues and concerns with. If their personality doesn’t come off as “offering help”, try a tutor. Tutors don’t have the responsibilities teachers do. You’ll get someone’s undivided attention with a tutor.

Services offered

Esl
College Admissions
Reading And Writing Tutoring