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Ms. Mary C.

specializes in Compassionate Math and Special Ed Tutor · female

"Although I am semi-retired, my intention is to continue serving others in whatever capacity I can. My education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master’s in Social Work from Kennesaw State University. I currently hold licensing of LMSW from both Georgia and Alaska. I also have an expired teaching certificate in Secondary Mathematics from Georgia more...

"Although I am semi-retired, my intention is to continue serving others in whatever capacity I can. My education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master’s in Social Work from Kennesaw State University. I currently hold licensing of LMSW from both Georgia and Alaska. I also have an expired teaching certificate in Secondary Mathematics from Georgia. Although I did not teach consistently in a classroom setting, I did provide supply and substitute teaching in Paulding County, Cobb County and Marietta City Schools in the areas of Algebra and general mathematics and in special education classes. I have also successfully provided tutoring for students in Cobb County, Marietta City schools, and Wrangell, AK.

The main focus of my career has been in the social work realm, and in that area I have worked with a variety of disabilities, ages, and disempowered populations over many years in Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia. These include working with the blind, the mentally ill, the incarcerated, and those with developmental disabilities. More recently I have provided hospital social work and long term care services in remote areas of Alaska.

Some of the volunteer organizations I have assisted include Habitat for Humanity, Crisis Ministries, Action Ministries, Review Panel Chairman for foster care cases, Cobb Collaborative, Volunteer Hospice, Hospital Auxiliary.

Many students have found my tutoring in mathematics to be extremely valuable, especially those who have math anxiety and are sure that they cannot get it right. My skills include observing and distinguishing the specific steps where students are stopped, and providing new ways of looking at the problems so they can succeed.

Many students with a history of low self esteem, have found through my tutoring, the confidence to take tests and perform in ways that have surprised themselves and their parents. Although I have not tutored any special ed students, I have successfully assisted those with learnin" less...

Details

fee: $35 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Mary C. is a certified tutor

1 Bachelor's at Virginia Commonwealth University, social work

MSW Kennesaw State University, Masters

Kennesaw State University, Other

Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Prealgebra