Hello, I am an educator with over 20 years of experience. l have worked as a classroom teacher, a resource teacher, an educational consultant, and a tutor. My professional background includes teaching in all core subjects with particular expertise in special education, study skills, art, computer graphics, biology, math (k-9th) grade, writing, study skills, and exam preparation. I also have extensive education and experience in the fields of art and biology. If you are searching for a tutor w... [more]
I have a Master's degree in Medical Illustration. I have taught biology in grades 4 through 12. I am able to explain and demonstrate concepts in biology. I have helped many students pass their exams for biology both in their course work and in standardized testing like Regents exams.
I have a degree in Medical Illustration. I am also a professional Medical Illustrator. I have experience in surgical, molecular, and microbiological illustration I am able to demonstrate and clarify concepts in the subject of Anatomy through visual aids and experiential lessons. With my expertise and guidance, I am able to help students pass coursework in Anatomy.
I am able to demonstrate and clarify concepts in the subject of Physiology through visual aids and experiential lessons. With my expertise and guidance, I am able to help students pass coursework in Physiology.
I have extensive experience working with Adobe Creative Suite; including Photoshop and Illustrator. Professional experience as a Medical and Scientific Illustrator.
I studied literature in my undergraduate work at Western Connecticut Sate University. I also have taken several reading education classes at SUNY Geneseo. I have taught reading, language arts and literature to students grades k - college level. I have also tutored students in SAT and ACT test preparation, including the reading section.
I have taught SAT and ACT test preparation. I have tutored many students at the high school and college level in writing and literature. I also have significant college credit and professional background in writing.
I have worked as a classroom teacher in residential settings for students at the second through seventh grade level. I have also taught at a day treatment facility for students at the second through fifth grade level. I have worked as a resource teacher on a pull out basis for students in the 4th through 6th grade level. I also substitute taught for many years though out the Rochester, NY area.
I have taught phonics to special needs students from primary level through high school level for many years. I have worked with students in recognizing concepts such as vowel sounds, vowel combinations, diphthongs, consonant blends, digraphs, decoding multi-syllable words, decoding words with prefixes and suffixes.
I have worked to prepare students in grades 5 through college level for various tests, including Regents exams and college exams. I have worked to help my students complete class requirements. My experience in this area of education has been in the classroom setting, in resource rooms and as a tutor.
I have taught in self contained classes and resource rooms as a Special Education teacher. In addition I have over 20 years of experience. My area of expertise has been working with students with learning challenges, including students in grades 1 through 8 in all academic areas, including reading, writing and math. My students respond well to my caring and direct approach. With my help, they are able to succeed in reaching their academic goals.
I've worked with students with ADHD and ADD for over 30 years. I have developed strategies for engaging students in their academics. I have a record of success with establishing a rapport with students and helping them to reach their goals.
I have many years of training in Art and Art History. I attended Monroe Community where I majored in Fine Art. I graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in the Graduate Department of Medical Illustration. I have completed studies in Art History, History of Interior Design, History of Anatomical Illustration, History of Surgical Illustration and History of Modern Art. I am extensively trained and experienced in Fine Art, Design and Illustration. I also have experience in archival photograph restoration. Finally I have over 18 years of experience in the field of education.
I have significant education and experience teaching all the core subjects. I have taught and tutored high school students at the regents level, and have helped them with their study skills. In addition, I have tutored students in Regents preparation. The students I have tutored have all passed their exams.
I have worked as a medical illustrator for over five years. I have created graphic layouts, logos, designs and illustrations for medical equipment companies. I have created designs and illustrations for The National Kidney Foundation and The Rochester Museum and Science Center. I also teach art and tutor students in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.