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Adele tutors in Port Jefferson, NY

Adele C.

Private tutor in Port Jefferson, NY

Education

Graduated summa kum laude from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2011, where I majored in History and minored in English. I received multiple awards and scholarships for my consistently outstanding writing and research projects. Full transcript and references available upon request.

Experience

MISSION STATEMENT For the last eight years, I have been empowering my students to learn with my positive energy and expertise. If it is reading, writing, research, or a humanities subject that has you or your child struggling-congratulations! You have found the person that will help you take charge of the learning experience and hopefully even help you to enjoy this beautifully complex world of letters we live in. VIRTUAL OR IN-PERSON APPOINTMENT ABAILABLE: I am available via skype, email, or phone to anyone, and in person at the following public libraries on Long Island: Comsewogue Public Library Port Jefferson Library Elwood Public Library Northport/East Northport Public Library Cold Spring Harbor Library The Smithtown Libraries Huntington Public Library PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, US PEACE CORPS-MOROCCO; Jan 2013-March 2015 -Organized rural community around programs that enriched the education of low income youth. -Managed and taught the curriculum at the local youth center. Classes taught included English, ESL, social studies, art, music, and volunteerism. - Wrote and managed a USAID grant for a multiculturally focused service learning experience. -Mentored incoming volunteers and trained them in club creation, Participatory Analysis for Community Development tools, and English teaching methods. -Directed and co-counseled several seasonal day camps for Moroccan youth. ENGLISH TUTOR, LITERACYSUFFOLK; Jan 2012-Jan 2013 -Tutored English to adult learners on a one-on-one basis. CIRCULATION ASSISTANT AND PROJECT MANAGER, ELWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY;Aug 2011-Jan 2013 -Facilitated discussion, directed activities as the founder of a book club for teens. REFERENCE ASSISTANT, MILNE ACADEMIC LIBRARY; Aug 2008-May 2011 -Independently counseled international students in writing, thesis development, and research methodology. -Assisted librarians with special research projects and other administrative tasks as needed. (Professional references and full description of Peace Corps service available upon request) RELEVANT TEST SCORES GRE Verbal:610 GRE Writing: 4.5 SAT Critical Reading: 750 (98th percentile) SAT Analytical Writing: 670 (93rd percentile) OTHER WORTHWHILE INFO -Trained in CPR and basic first aid by Peace Corps -Completed over 130 hours of multicultural education training through Peace Corps, making me a great choice if there is a cultural or language barrier in the mix.

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Any day at any time

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Up to 15 minutes away for no additional charge

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I have been described by many as a happy nerd. My main hobbies include creative writing and Marvel comics, but I'm also very comfortable out doors. I enjoy hiking, aerobic cross training, and long distance bike riding especially. Throughout middle and high school I also dabbled in the creative arts and was trained as an opera singer, so if your child is doing NYSSMA or SCMEA right now, we will definitely be able to commiserate!

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