I believe in each student's potential to learn and to succeed. I consider myself to be a guide and a facilitator.
I have tutoring experience in the following areas.
1) Teacher Certification Exams:
I have over nine years of experience as a full-time public school teacher in the states of Florida and Tennessee. I have over four years of experience as a tutor. My experience includes preparing educators to pass their state's teacher certification exams (Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, and PRAXIS). I have experience working 1-on-1 with educators to prepare them for the following exams:
a. FTCE Social Science 6-12
b. FTCE Elementary K-6
c. FTCE General Knowledge
d. FTCE Professional Education Test
e. FTCE Middle Grades Social Science 5-9
f. PRAXIS Social Studies (5081, 5086, and 5941)
g. PRAXIS Speech Communication
h. ILTS Social Science: Political Science
2) Life, Health, and Accident:
I have assisted those preparing to take insurance licensing exams. I am an independent insurance broker and am a licensed life, health, and accident insurance agent in the states of FL, MI, NM, MS, OH, TN, TX, SC, VA, and WV.
3) Bible, World Religions, and Theology:
I earned a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. I have a total of 93 graduate credit hours of coursework in Bible and religion. I have tutored students at major universities who have struggled with religious texts, philosophy, and Biblical concepts.
My Educational Credentials:
M.A. (Biblical Studies), Amridge University, Montgomery, AL.
Certificate (Educator Preparation), Pasco-Hernando State College, New Port Richey, FL.
B.F.A. (Speech Communication), Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.
Undergraduate Degree: Valdosta State University - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Graduate Degree: Amridge University - Master of Arts, Bible Studies
I enjoy spending time with my wife and kids. My interests are gardening, history, reading, superhero movies, and watching old television shows.
Elementary School English
Elementary School Math
Elementary School Reading
FCAT 2.0 Prep
Florida EOC Assessment Prep
FTCE - Florida Teacher Certification Examinations
High School Level American History
High School Political Science
High School Writing
PRAXIS Social Studies
Study Skills and Organization