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Tutor profile: Carlyn T.

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Carlyn T.
Tutor with 20+ years experience, former classroom teacher
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About Carlyn

About Carlyn
Born and raised in California, I graduated from Village Christian School in Sun Valley as class valedictorian before attending The Master's University in Santa Clarita where I maintained a 4.0GPA and graduated Summa Cum Laude in three years with a BA in English. In 2004, I moved to my mother's family farm in rural Northeast Missouri, where I still happily reside (despite continual culture shocks to my city roots and occasionally missing easy access to fast food!). I'm blessed by an extremely close relationship with my parents and older...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
After peer tutoring throughout high school and college, I earned CA teaching credentials qualifying me to teach elementary school as well as 7th-12th grade English and 6th-9th grade math. I taught middle school English before leaving the full-time classroom to earn a Master's of Education degree. Since 2006, I have been the tutoring coordinator at a nonprofit community center, offering local youth after-school tutoring in various subjects (especially 7-12th math, English, and history) as well as mentoring them in study and life skills. I...
Education
University of Missouri
Education
Master's Degree
2005 - 2007
Master's College and Seminary
English
Bachelor's Degree
2001 - 2004

Work Experience

Work Experience
Communities Taking Action (CTA), Tutoring Coordinator
2006 - Present
Tutoring math, English, history, and other subjects as needed, I help secondary school students overcome learning challenges and close achievement gaps to improve their academic performance and their confidence.
Shelby County C-1 School DIstrict, Substitute Teacher
2005 - 2020
From English to math to history, and from kindergarteners to seniors, I taught in-depth subject matter content lessons and kept students engaged with interactive and hands-on practice, ensuring best use of class time when the fulltime teacher was unavailable.
Sylvan Incorporated (Educate Online), Online Tutor
2007 - 2009
I conducted entirely virtual tutoring sessions with 1-3 students at a time on Sylvan's "Educate Online" platform, primarily in elementary math and reading.
Shelby County R-IV School District, 7th/8th Grade Language Arts Teacher
2004 - 2005
As a middle school language arts teacher, I created a brand new writing elective fostering students' creativity and writing skills. I also challenged reluctant students to love reading by dedicating myself to matching each reader with the right genre or author.
The Master's University, Peer Tutor
2001 - 2003
Through a program at the university, I helped fellow college students improve their understanding in particular courses, such as World History and Advanced Grammar.
Village Christian Schools, Peer Tutor
1996 - 2000
I improved the math skills of younger fellow students.

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