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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.

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