Alana W.

Alana W.


Reno, NV 89511

Will travel 20 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 6 ratings

Special Education/Elementary Education Tutor

I have nine years experience teaching elementary age students in all subject areas. For eight of those years, I worked as a special education teacher to students with learning disabilities as well as students with autism spectrum disorder. I have experience using the Wilson Reading Program as well as Recipe for Reading to help students with dyslexia learn to read. I have also developed techniques to help students who struggle with reading comprehension. Before I became a certified teacher,... [more]




Elementary (K-6th)

I have a current teaching license in general education K-6 in the states of Hawaii and Nevada. I have taught elementary education for nine years. I have a Masters Degree from Hunter College in Elementary and Special Education.


I have eight years experience working with students with mild/moderate disabilities, including dyslexia. I have delivered Wilson and Recipe for Reading lessons targeting phonics skills for students with dyslexia. I have teacher certification in special education in the states of Nevada and Hawaii.


I scored in the top 15% on the Praxis II, earning an ETS recognition of excellence. On the C-PPST Reading I scored a 186 out of 190 and on the C-PPST Writing I scored a 184 out of 190. On the C-PPST Math I scored a 183 out of 190.