Katie R

Abington, MA

Certified Elementary Montessori Teacher And Experienced Tutor



My name is Katie, and I am interested in working as a tutor or academic coach. During the coming school year, I will be available after 1 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends. I am also available for the duration of the summer.

I have a master's degree in elementary education from Loyola University. I also have a Montessori certification to teach ages 6 to 12 in all subject areas. I have been employed at a local Montessori school since 2007. For the past nine years, I have served as the lead teacher in a classroom for children from ages 6 to 9. This coming year, I will be taking on a new role at the school, co-teaching in a classroom for children from ages 9 to 12.

I have extensive experience with teaching reading and phonics, grammar, writing skills, mathematical ideas and processes, history, geography, and science. I am familiar with the Common Core Standards. My school does not have a special education department, and I work to design individualized lesson plans for each student based on their developmental needs.

In addition to my work as a classroom teacher, I have completed a number of long-term tutoring assignments with former students in the middle grades, especially in mathematics, grammar, reading, spelling, the writing process, and ISEE preparation. I have always received positive feedback from parents.

I am a strong communicator who is passionate about education. In addition to teaching and tutoring, I have taken on a number of additional responsibilities in recent years. I have led a number of faculty workshops at my school and have worked with the administration on developing a protocol for meeting the needs of diverse learners. I have taught parent workshops on topics such as academic content, fostering social and emotional development, and teaching time management skills and independence in the home. I have also presented workshops at statewide conferences on developing accommodations for children with special needs and on fostering the development of strong reading and writing skills in the early grades.


M.A. in Elementary Education

Subjects of Expertise

SAT Reading, SAT Writing, ACT Reading, ACT English, Pre-Algebra, Writing, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, U.S. History, World History, Elementary Math (K-6th), Elementary Science (K-6th), Elementary Reading (K-6th), Elementary Writing (K-6th), ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, College Counseling, Career Counseling, GED

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