As a Mathematics teacher for 9 years, I am the kind of teacher who actually teaches so students learn. For me, it wasn't about getting the right answer but it was more about understanding the material. Even though I taught Math, I would give short answer and essay questions on homework, quizzes and tests. This was to ensure understanding. Was it harder for me to grade? Absolutely. Did it take me longer than it could have? Yes. Why did I do it? Because I cared. Although I can teach m... [more]
I have been a math coach for over 12 years. I have tutored middle school, college and adult students in Algebra I. I have a great conceptual base for the subject. I can find anyone's struggles, gaps or misconceptions and fix them.
I have a very solid foundation for all things Math. I have a tremendous way of identifying students gaps and misconceptions. I can help motivate students to greatness. I can also help students gain additional confidence that will reflect in their effort in the classroom and classroom grades.
I am certified in K-9 for all subjects. While my specialty is math and science, I can engage students of any level in most subjects. I have an innate way to "break it down" for the student and can relate to the student in the way they learn.
As a 17 year Project Manager at Harris Bank Corporate in Chicago, I worked directly with IT staff on IT projects. I have used basic, general computers since 1987. Also, I am a natural teacher and can really "break it down" so the student truly understands - not just learns how to pass a test.
As a 17 year Project Manager and AVP at Harris Bank in Chicago, IL, I have experience in product design, marketing, desktop publishing, professional writing, negotiating, public speaking, training, staff development, selling, cost-containment, process-improvement and the list goes on. My Bachelor's degree is in Marketing.
As a manager and AVP at Harris Bank Corporate in Chicago, IL, I was a mentor and coach. I worked with all levels of staff to ensure they received appropriate training and redevelopment. As a 17 year veteran at Harris Bank in Chicago, IL, I have experience in product design, marketing, desktop publishing, professional writing, negotiating, public speaking, training, staff development, selling, cost-containment, process-improvement and the list goes on. My Bachelor's degree is in Marketing.
I have taught for 12 years. I am currently an Instructional Coach - Math. I have many years with CCSS in both lesson planning, data mining and identifying students' weaknesses. I have done professional development for teachers to help support their conceptual understanding of CCSS. I have coached in grades K-11 but feel most comfortable tutoring in grade K-9 (aka, Elementary through Algebra 1)