I have worked in the public schools throughout Illinois for the past 18 years teaching kindergarten through high school age students. Currently I teach college age students critical thinking skills one night per week. I am a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and Roosevelt University with a Bachelors degree in Special and Elementary Education and a Masters degree in Teacher leadership. (read more)
...Just a little effort each day is what kept my children ready for daily classroom lessons. My goal is to get a student to ask a question relating to 'what's next?' rather than 'what just happened?'
My professional background includes banking and software. I sold a successful business I started in 1999. (read more)
...These Algebra 2 classes included linear, quadratic, rational, radical, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic equations and functions. They have also included trigonometry and conic sections. I am certified to teach AP Calculus AB and have taught the class for 3 years. (read more)
...Most students had one bad math teacher that destroyed their confidence and it continues to hold them back in their math comprehension for years down the road. I am great at building up my students confidence. I am a very patient and encouraging teacher and love helping others understand concepts they once thought were impossible. (read more)
...I also have relevant experience in the subject area through working at Sylvan Learning Center. I have over 8 years experience working with individuals with special needs and hold a master's degree in special education. During my 8 years of teaching, I have worked with numerous individuals with ... (read more)