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Services I offer:

Online/Virtual Tutoring or in-person for locals. (I'm fully vaccinated)

  • Reading Intervention for struggling readers in grades 1st through 8th grade.
  • Reading, Grammar, and Writing support for English as a Second Language Learners,  grades K - through high school. Conversational English for adult language learners as well.
  • College Essay Help. I work with high school students who need help editing and revising their college essays and/or other writing assignments. Work can be submitted using Google Docs where I will provide suggestions, corrections, and feedback. I have students who have applied to UCs, Cal State, UNLV, UPenn, Penn State, and USC.

Editing/Freelance Work

  • I have experience editing and revising copy including sales emails, sales pages, and video ad scripts.  I also edit Amazon listings, especially for ESL clients. All work is done and shared via Google Docs.
  • Ebook formatting and design.
  • One of my clients/references:

*** My rate or fee is $35 dollars an hour per client for all services listed above. ***

Payments processed through PayPal, Zelle, or Venmo

My Experience

  • Reading Specialist / Interventionist grades 1st-8th for 3+ years. 
  • English as a Second Language teacher, three years with students in grades 5th through adults.
  • Freelance Editor and Online Tutoring 2020 - Present
  • Curriculum Writer 2010 - Present
  • Former elementary teacher in grades 2nd-5th primarily taught in 3rd grade and ELLs for 18 years. Sub work in grade K-5th.  My students always scored above average in ELA state exams.

My Education

  • Bachelor's in Child Development Cal State University San Bernardino
  • Bachelor's in Psychology Cal State University San Bernardino
  • TESOL via Oxford at UCLA
  • Master's Degree in K-12 Literacy San Diego State
  • Intermediate Spanish Speaker additional education via Costa Rican Language Academy

Teacher Mentor/Coach
  • Need help with Classroom Management and effective teaching strategies to get your students to listen and engage, as well as boosting their assessment scores up? Consult with me. 
  • I am trained in Whole Brain Teaching and I used to present for them via their free workshops/one-day conferences. I can help you get your students on track and motivated.
  • I have also presented on classroom management and Whole Brain Teaching at the California Charter School Conference as well as at the National Charter School Conference.

Professional Development for Teachers

  • Building Reading Fluency
  • Building Math Fluency/Automaticity with Facts
  • Creating a Highly Successful Reading Intervention Program

For large group presentations:

  • Up to 20 participants $100 an hour. 
  • Up to 50 participants $150 an hour.
  • Up to 100 participants $200 an hour.
  • Mileage/travel and lodging reimbursed. (Trainings are also offered via Zoom or via Google Meet at the moment.)
Related Experience
  • Master Teacher and Mentor Teacher 2005-2019
  • Redesigned my school's reading intervention program using current research with an emphasis on phonics and phonemic awareness moving away from a sole guide reading approach.  Saw three times the previous growth and graduated 60 students from the program, when previously only 30 were served a year. 
  • Technology in the Classroom Expert, Tech Chair, led and wrote tech school plans and pacing plans with my team of teachers. Designed online report cards for our Powerschool Pearson Platform.
  • Google Certified, Training via CUE and ISTE conferences
  • Presentations were given on Whole Brain Teaching, Reading and Math Fluency, Integrating Technology in the Classroom given at Local, State, and National conferences.

Get Started Click on the button below and shoot me an email with the name of one of the services below that you are interested in written in the subject line so I see your request.  Thank you!

  • Reading Tutoring
  • Editing / College Essay Support
  • Mentoring / Coaching
  • Professional Development

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