Name: Independent Tutor. Descripton:Is your elementary or secondary struggling in the classroom? Build retention, sharpen skills and ensure proper preparation with supplemental tutoring. Experienced teacher and tutor available to meet with your student. After five years of high-level classroom teaching I want to extend my passion for teaching in the classroom into the private sector to help more children reach their academic goals and potential. -5 years in-classroom teaching experience in Colorado -Reading intervention specialist to help struggling students meet and exceed grade-level equivalencies. -Several years of experience as a private tutor in reading, writing, literary analysis, composition, history, science and math -BA in political science and history from Gettysburg College (2006) and MA in teaching from Colorado College (2007). -Qualified to teach reading and writing, study skills -Specialties: history (ancient, world, US, European), English (literature and composition), reading, writing, secondary Spanish, study skills. - Experienced in using Advanced Placement curricula - Strong background in historical, technical and analytical writing - Secondary Social Studies certification (Colorado, Utah (In-Process)) - Extensive experience teaching ESL and Special Education students - Courses taught include: Civics, Economics, German History, Survey of the Eastern Hemisphere, Ancient Civilizations References are available upon request (professional and personal). Professional resume also available upon request. -Complimentary Consultations -Available for meetings in Salt Lake City/Bountiful/Centerville/Kaysville/Layton at public library branches -Availability (School Year) M-F: 10 AM-8PM, Saturdays possible -Rates $25/hr (special considerations available) Please respond with general information about your student and academic goals/desires for your student. I will respond quickly and we can set up a meeting to discuss things further.