I have a Bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and home educated my four children for 16 years in all subjects for grades K-10. I was the co-leader of our home education support group for 8 years and organized and taught classes, and hired teachers for group classes.
Two of my kids have graduated from university, the third is finishing his degree, and my youngest attends UC Berkeley in the Bioengineering program.
I enjoy reading historical novels, swimming and biking, and spending time with my kids.
I have been teaching and tutoring for the past 20 years, specializing in English, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing, History, and Geography. I work with many private students and have worked as an approved tutor with several charter schools. I have taken several classes and workshops over the years to improve my teaching skills, and I am continually striving to improve my abilities.
I make time to discover each student's learning style and focus on interacting well with students of all backgrounds and levels. I am outgoing and warm and...
Self-employed, Educational Tutor
2005 - Present
Educational tutor for all subjects K-10, specializing in Language Arts: English, reading and phonics, grammar, writing, and vocabulary; history, social sciences, geography. Test prep: CAHSEE, ACT, and SAT.
Bay Hills Home Educators, Home Education Support Group Leader
1994 - 2008
Co-led this group for about 50 families: wrote monthly newsletters, hired instructors for various classes, taught several classes, coordinated class days, field trips, and other events.
Omega, Marketing Assistant
1987 - 1990
Assisted the Director of Marketing for a bank consulting firm. Edited and coordinated the production of sales brochures and marketing materials. Helped with marketing meetings and worked with the marketing and sales teams.