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Tutor profile: Amy B.

Amy B.
Middle school ELA Teacher for 12 years, Tutor for one year
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About Amy

About Amy
I graduated from Prescott College with a BA in Writing and Literature. I also have an MA from San Francisco State University in English: Creative Writing, as well as an MSLIS from Florida State University. I hold a teaching certificate in English for grades 5-9. I believe that students deserve a teacher who is excited about the subject, and that enthusiasm for the subject is the best way for students to learn. When I am not tutoring, I am usually reading, writing, or laughing with my family.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have taught elementary, middle, and high school students. I taught at a special education school in San Francisco for three years, and then taught ESL in Guadalajara, Mexico for two years before taking a job at the American School Foundation of Guadalajara there. At the ASFG, I taught support classes in reading and math to grades K-12 for several years before becoming the 6th grade ELA teacher for 12 years. For the past year I have been tutoring online in Michigan.
Florida State University
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2006 - 2008
San Francisco State University
Master's Degree
1996 - 1998

Work Experience

Work Experience
Amy Bokser Tutors, Tutor
2019 - Present
I tutor 3rd grade through high school in ELA, math, Spanish, and creative writing.
American School Foundation of Guadalajara, 6th Grade Language Arts Teacher/Curriculum Coordinator/Team Leader
2003 - 2019
• Developed and taught reading, writing, and research skills classes to 6th graders via balanced literacy/workshop model • Collaborated with colleagues on cross-curricular projects • Analyzed assessment data to determine students’ progress/goals and improved standardized test scores • Facilitated team communication with administrators, parents, students, and other colleagues • Headed vertical language arts meetings and PLCs • Coached ELA teachers in balanced literacy and workshop skills • Developed and taught language arts classes to...

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