I enjoy engaging students with activities that promote cooperation, exploration and creative thinking. I can help your child focus and organize. With many years experience working with foster children and children with medical issues and developmental disabilities I know that patience, respect and encouragement are the keys to helping your special child learn, grow and thrive at his/her own pace with a guiding hand in the right direction. I attained my Master's degree as an adult so I know ... [more]
I am an avid reader and carry a book with me at all times. I read to learn and read for recreation. I welcome the opportunity to help students of all ages broaden their capabilities so they too can appreciate and enjoy this critical skill.
Whether adult or a child, I enjoy helping to build English skills on a practical level as well as for school.
If you are applying to the military then you know a good score can increase your options. Let me give you a hand with English and Math and help you with test taking strategies, tips and tricks to improve your ASVAB score.
I have experience working with students of all ages and helping them create a good study environment. Learning how to organize materials and make a plan is important. I am good at time management and helping students get a grip on what is important. Helping a child learn to focus and working with their strengths is a key developing good study skills.
As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I can help you evaluate your potential for owning your own business, find a niche, write a basic business plan and more. I also have over 10 years experience at director level in health and human services. Responsibilities included hiring and termination, staff development, budget development and grant administration, staff supervision and client services. Call Lisa to cultivate your business acumen!
I have been the busy professional who has worked her way up the corporate ladder. As a long time director of a non-profit I have the business skills to share. As an entrepreneur, I can help students explore their strengths, options and ideas. I get along well with teens and young adults and can help them learn what it takes to succeed and become successful adults in the "real" world of business.
I am well-versed in working with students with special needs and with adults. Having experience with developmentally disabled youngsters and foster children with educational issues and behavioral challenges including ADD/ADHD gives me a unique perspective. Patience, an open mind, and creativity can help to focus and redirect attention in order to facilitate learning.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
I have experience with individuals with Autism and Aspergers through work with Arkansas Children's Hospital and within the foster care system. I have taken several continuing education courses as well touching on abilities, needs and techniques. Patience, repetition, identifying individual strengths and a sense of humor are key elements in working with these special individuals.
With a degree in health sciences, I am well versed in the general principles of health wellness and nutrition. If you have specific nutritional needs, please see a dietitian, but if you want the basics, I am your gal.