EducationBA from Centre College. Graduated in 2006 Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with a 3.87 GPA
Master of Divinity from Emory University. Graduated in 2009 with a 3.63 GPA.
ExperienceI have tutored Elementary, Junior High and High School students part-time for the last 6 years. Subjects taught include reading comprehension, SAT, PSAT, ACT, study skills, and general academic help including math, reading, social studies and science. My students have improved their scores and grades significantly. I have been requested by several students for additional programs.
I enjoy teaching and working one on one with students because of the opportunity to get to know their strengths and weaknesses in order to tailor their lessons specifically to them. I feel that all students have great potential and that often the one on one instruction is the perfect vehicle to make that potential shine.
I have taken numerous training courses through my previous tutoring jobs that have allowed me to hone my teaching and tutoring skills. As I have been a student myself for a long time, I have a large arsenal of study-tips and organizational skills that I am able to pass on to my students.
My area of passion and expertise is reading instruction and literature. I have studied literacy and reading skills extensively and taken many courses on the subject, including literacy skills for small children through adults. I enjoy teaching a wide range of other subjects as well, however.
HobbiesI am passionate about reading, literacy and books and write extensively on the subject. I also enjoy nature and spend as much time outdoors as time and weather permits. I am an avid crafter, and trying to teach myself how to sew and knit. I also enjoy music, including the piano, guitar and singing.
AP US Government, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Government, Handwriting, Homeschool, English, College Essays, Civics, British Literature, AP US History, Kindergarten - 8th Grade, AP United States History, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP English Language and Composition, American Literature, American History, ACT Writing, ACT with Writing, ACT Science, SAT Math, Persuasive Writing, Religious Studies, US History, Vocabulary, Summer Tutoring, Study Skills And Organization, Study Skills, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, SAT Mathematics, ACT Reading, SAT Critical Reading, SAT, PSAT Writing Skills, PSAT Mathematics, PSAT Critical Reading, PSAT, Phonics, Organization, Middle School, 7th Grade Writing, 4th Grade, 4th Grade math, 4th Grade Reading, 4th Grade Science, 4th Grade Writing, 5th Grade, 5th Grade math, 5th Grade Reading, 5th Grade Science, 5th Grade Writing, 3rd Grade Writing, 8th Grade Reading, 8th Grade Writing, 9th Grade Writing, ACT, ACT Aspire, 6th Grade Writing, 6th Grade Reading, 7th Grade Reading, Essay Editing, 2nd Grade, ACT Math, 10th Grade Reading, 11th Grade Reading, 11th Grade Writing, 10th Grade Writing, 12th Grade Reading, 12th Grade Writing, 1st Grade, 1st Grade math, 2nd Grade math, 9th Grade Reading, 1st Grade Writing, 1st Grade Reading, 2nd Grade Reading, 3rd Grade Reading, 3rd Grade math, 3rd Grade, ACT English, 2nd Grade Writing, 3rd Grade Science
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