Location: New Haven CT USA

Tutoring and Homework Help

Expertise: English and Reading
Subjects: Grammar, Literature, Phonics, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Writing

Ms Megan W. of New Haven CT USA Tutor Profile

Tutor Personal Information

Name: Ms Megan W.
Gender: Female   Age: 22-25
Tutoring Style and/or Experience

I have additional expertise in tutoring AP Biology, AP U.S. History, AP English, and college-level Psychology. I have also had success with GRE and SAT test preparation.

Teach For America Corps Member, July 2010-present
Accepted to Teach For America, whose mission is to eradicate the achievement gap that is present in economically deprived neighborhoods; accepted members commit to teaching in needed areas
Highly selective admissions process to ensure dedicated and quality teachers

CT Certified Teacher, New Haven, CT, July 2010-present
Elementary General Education
Responsible for lesson planning (data-driven), teaching whole-class and intervention groups, behavior management, data analysis

Knox County Alternative Center, Director of Kenyon College Tutoring Program, January 2008-May 2010
Coordinated tutors for elementary, middle school, and high school students who are unable to attend school in a regular classroom format due to behavioral, emotional, or psychological problems
Tutored students in a range of subjects including English, Natural Science, Mathematics, and History

Psychology Tutor, Kenyon College, 2008
Tutored a student with a learning disability enrolled in an introductory psychology course
Reviewed course material and helped with test preparations

Counselor, Camp Nuhop, Perrysville, Ohio, Summer 2008 & Summer 2009
Supervised children with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, Aspergers syndrome, and behavioral disorders in an overnight camp setting
Planned outdoor education activities for children 6-18 years old and engaged in behavior management

Tutoring Fee and Tutors Availability

Grades Tutored: Pre-K / Kindergarten, Elementary, High School, College
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Contract Availability: Long Term or Open-Ended Tutoring Commitments.
Tutoring Rates: $50.00 to $75.00
Sliding Scale: This tutor offers a sliding scale for students with economic hardships.

Tutor Background

Time Spent Tutoring: 3-5 years
Students Tutored: 26-50 students
Special/Focus Groups: Learning Disabilities
Educational Level: Bachelors
Major: Psychology & Classics
School: Kenyon College
Awards 2011-present, Fulbright Research Grant Recipient
2010-present, High Honors in Psychology, Kenyon College
2010-present, Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Honor Society
2009-present, Eta Sigma Phi, Classics Honor Society
2006-2010, Merit List for Academic Excellence, Kenyon College
2008, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Recipient
2008, Harry L. Levy Scholarship Recipient, College Year in Athens
Teacher Certification: No