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Kate T.

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One Stop for Test Prep, Math, and Science Tutoring!

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Female

Member since:06/2015

I am a Certified Teacher

Rates from $40 to $45

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Will travel up to 5 miles

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Experience Summary

I am a tutor and test prep coach. I am KY and TN state certified in middle school math. I prepare students for the ACT, PSAT,and 17 other standardized exams including the PAX-RN, HESI, Kaplan, and the TEAS. I also prep students for the Praxis core (math, reading, and writing), Praxis 5018 (elementary education content knowledge), Praxis 5169 (middle school math), and Praxis 5001 (elementary education multiple subjects). I have been educating students for 20 years, teaching and tutoring at two and four year colleges and universities as well as offering test prep courses and one on one coaching. Courses I taught include English composition, developmental math, and college math. I also tutor high school and college students in English, math, literature, history, and biology.

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I offer a FREE initial telephone consultation.

Credentials

Type Level Year Title Issued By
Certification middle school 2016 middle school math Kentucky Education Standards Board
Certification middle school 2016 middle school math TN State Department of Education

Subject Commentary

ACT This is one of my top subjects! Proficiency: Expert
I work with many high school juniors - including athletes - that often score a composite of 30 or above the very first time they take the ACT after completing ACT prep with me. I prepare students for all four sections of the new, STEM-focused ACT. Several of my students have earned full ride scholarships to their chosen college based on their ACT scores. I am KY and TN certified in middle school math. I have been designing and teaching ACT prep courses, with great success, since 1997. I tutor in person and online using the Wyzant platform.
Algebra I This is one of my top subjects! Proficiency: Expert
I am KY and TN state certified in middle school math. I taught developmental math and college math at two year colleges. I tutor Algebra most every day. I tutor middle and high school students who are challenged by the Algebra coursework. I coach future college students who need assistance on the math sections of the ACT. I'm great at explaining basic Algebra concepts in multiple ways, so students can fully grasp the concepts.
Algebra II Proficiency: Expert
I taught developmental math and college math at two year colleges. I'm great at explaining basic Algebra concepts in multiple ways, so students can fully grasp the concepts. I tutor middle and high school students who need assistance with Algebra. I coach future college students who need to review Algebra coursework to excel in the math section of the ACT.
American History Proficiency: Expert
I love American history. I read non-fiction constantly. I won the Woodmen of the World American history award as a senior in high school. I have a 4.0 average in every history course that I have ever studied at the high school and college level. I would be thrilled to help your student excel in and enjoy American history.
Biology Proficiency: Expert
I have a biology minor from Austin Peay State University with a 4.0 average in every college biology course that I have ever studied. As a test prep coach, I tutor biology on a regular basis as many of my clients are hoping to attend nursing school or are competing for admission to college. I love studying and teaching the interrelationships between biology, chemistry, and physics.
Literature Proficiency: Expert
I prep students for the AP English literature exam. All of my students achieved a score of 5 when they received their scores earlier this month.
Praxis Exam This is one of my top subjects! Proficiency: Expert
I am KY and TN state certified in middle school math. I prepare students for all three sections of the Praxis core (reading, writing, and math). My students pass their core exams on their next attempt after working with me. I also prepare students for the Praxis 5001 (elementary education multiple subjects) and Praxis 5018 (elementary education content knowledge). I also, during the past two years, have successfully prepared students for the Praxis math content exams. This includes prepping future teachers for math content 5169. My average student has failed his/her math Praxis exam four times before hiring me. Students benefit greatly from math reviews (including math formulas), drills, strategy, and time management techniques.
Pre-Algebra Proficiency: Expert
I am KY and TN state certified in middle school math. I taught developmental math and college math at two year colleges. As a test prep coach, I tutor math on a daily basis. This almost always involves some degree of pre-Algebra as students often need a review of the basics before moving on to more difficult mathematical concepts. I'm great at explaining basic math concepts in multiple ways, so students can fully grasp those concepts.
PSAT Proficiency: Expert
Half of my PSAT students last year were named National Merit semi-finalists.
Psychology Proficiency: Expert
I have an undergraduate minor in psychology (4.0 average in every psychology course studied at a college level) and completed graduate coursework in clinical psychology, also with a 4.0 GPA. I taught general psychology at area colleges.
Shakespeare Proficiency: Expert
I have a bachelor's degree in English with honors from Transylvania University. My focus was American and British literature.I taught English composition at colleges and state universities. I truly enjoy writing literary essays, critical analysis, etc. Having difficulty understanding a Shakespearian play? Classic novel? I would be glad to help.

All Subjects I Tutor

  • ACT
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • American History
  • ASVAB
  • Biology
  • Elementary Math
  • Elementary Science
  • Elementary Social Studies
  • Literature
  • Math
  • Nursing Exam
  • Praxis Exam
  • Pre-Algebra
  • PSAT
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Shakespeare
  • Teacher Cert Exams
  • Test Preparation
  • Testing Skills
  • Testing Strategies