Tutoring With Lisa N.

Tutoring With Lisa N.

1 employee
26 years in business

About this tutor

Teaching and coaching are my passions, and your success is my highest priority. I hold a Master's degree in teaching, a Bachelor's degree in English, and am a former award-winning English, Writing, and Creative Writing teacher. I am also an online learning and instruction expert.

I have years of experience teaching all types of writing, and at all levels, including college level.

I also teach literature and literary analysis. 

My teaching style is personalized, and I have extensive experience teaching at all levels, and experience addressing issues including learning styles, organization, motivation, dyslexia and ADHD.

I am also an experienced ADHD coach and Educational Therapist.

Most of all, I love what I do, and I create relationships with my students through motivation, encouragement, and confidence building.

I look forward to working with you!

- Lisa

Understanding my student's frustrations or barriers so I can quickly ensure they get on the path to success. I also enjoy seeing my students' confidence improve while having fun along the learning journey. 

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Nokesville, VA 20181
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

My process for working with a new student includes:

1. Free introductory call to assess needs.

2. Free initial plan and approach.

3. Schedule the initial sessions.

4. Begin tutoring or coaching. 

5. Periodic assessment reports on progress and areas still in need of growth.

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

·         Bachelor's in English

·         Master's in Teaching

·         ADHD Coach

·         Educational Therapist

·         Design Thinking Coach (Innovation)

Over 20 years of experience teaching, tutoring, and coaching, and all ages, including children, teens, and adults. I have worked in a wide variety of settings including public and private schools, private tutoring, corporate settings, and private coaching. 

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

·         Basic Tutoring: $45/hour

·         Enhanced Tutoring w/ Educational Therapy (Study Skills, Learning Styles, Organization, Dyslexia & ADHD): $60/hour

·         ADHD Coaching: Ranges from $75/hour to $100/hour

How did you get started teaching?

I hold a Master's in Teaching and have over 20 years as a teacher, tutor, and coach.

Although, I got started in teaching because I am the oldest child and loved helping and teaching my younger siblings with their schoolwork. I also tutored throughout high school and college, and have been doing it ever since!

What types of students have you worked with?

It would be easier to list what types of students I have not worked with because I have worked with such a variety!

I have taught, tutored, and coached people of all ages, including children, teens, and adults. I have worked with special needs learners as well as gifted learners.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I have great memories of a "color run" where participants each get color packets and they walk or run a short marathon, from 1 mile to 5 miles. During and after the walk / run, the participants get to throw the powder all around and it was so beautiful! All the amazing colors, the laughter, and the togetherness was magical. 

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

I recommend a student speak with at least two to three, minimally, tutor candidates before choosing one. If the student is a child, I recommend the parent speak with the tutor first, and if the tutor passes the parent screening, I suggest the parent set up a 3-way call with the tutor, parent, and teacher for the final interview. 

The initial call, or calls, can really help make a match!

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

Students should think through what they believe are their challenges, but also what they think are their strengths as well. A good teacher can quickly begin to assess these things but the student may want to share some of their concerns as well. 

Services offered

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