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Lessons offered by Ricky
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Certified SAT/ACT Math and Language tutor in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.

Methodology

My teaching approach is to explain how the test is beatable, and then teach basic approaches and strategies designed to help master each individual test. The goal is to always to select the correct answer as quickly as possible.

Background

I am a certified SAT and ACT Prep instructor with years of experience. I successfully help students to achieve the scores they desire by revealing the tests' pit falls and barriers, and teaching strategies to overcome them.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $35/h
Lessons offered by Ricky
Individual
The lessons will be held
Chez le professeur
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Ricky's resume

Ricky D. Brown

Professional Profile:
Eager to instruct early education, college, adult, and professional learners. Committed to facilitating student development that leads to establishing and achieving their academic goals and advancing the learners into the next stage of their career path. This enrichment goal is achieved by applying a combination of post- graduate education, over ten (10) years of tutoring and instructing experience, and over ten (10) years of business experience. The following are my professional profile highlights:
•Presently pursuing a Doctorate Degree in The Philosophy of Business.
•Certified by The Princeton Review as an SAT and ACT Prep instructor
•Certified by The Princeton Review as an Early Edge Instructor
•Received my Masters of Art degree.
•Chosen Customer Service Provider of the Year by the North Carolina Association of Workforce
Professionals, and recipient of the second most effective Customer Service Provider in the International
Competition.
•Served as a professional tutor with the Tutor Doctor, Grade Potential, Wyzant, and RDB Tailored Tutoring.
•Extensive experience in the use of online academic courses and educational software.
•Successfully applied an enthusiastic and dynamic instructing approach that resulted in more than 200
learners achieving their academic, professional, and personal learning goals.
•Managed and facilitated Prison Reentry Classes that provided personal tutoring and training for men and
women with misdemeanor and/or felony charges. Provided similar services for single mothers, illiterate
adults, and troubled youth.

Academic Background:
PhD/Philosophy of Business – Homeland Security Leadership and Strategy
Northcentral University, Prescott Valley, AZ (Presently Attending)

M.S./Public Administration
Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX

Bachelor of Arts/Sociology
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Professional Background:
The Princeton Review, Atlanta, GA – Certified SAT / ACT, and Early Edge Instructor
Identified academic areas in need of improvement.
Designed and implemented instructing strategies that prepared learners to achieve desired SAT and ACT scores.
Effectively tutored instructed all aspects of language arts reading and writing (reading comprehension, constructing essays, etc.).
Taught all of the types of math that are most in demand (basic arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra 1 and 2,
geometry, and trigonometry).

Grade Potential, Atlanta, GA – Professional Tutor
Identified academic areas in need of improvement.
Designed and implemented instructing strategies that prepared learners to achieve competitive scores in SAT,PSAT, ACT, GRE, and various professional standardized examinations.
Designed and implemented learning strategies that substantially enhanced students’ language arts
reading, language arts writing, and math skills.
Successfully established partnerships with students, parents, teachers and in school counselors to
assure that the tutoring sessions enhanced the student’s in-school learning goals

Success Tutoring, Lithonia, GA – Professional Tutor/Owner
Identified academic areas in need of improvement.
Designed and implemented instructing strategies that prepared learners to achieve competitive scores in SAT, PSAT, ACT, GRE, and various professional standardized examinations.
Designed and implemented learning strategies that substantially enhanced students’ language arts
reading, language arts writing, and math skills.
Successfully established partnerships with students, parents, teachers and in school counselors to
assure that the tutoring sessions enhanced the student’s in-school learning goals.

Paradise for Living Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA - Ex-Offender Reentry Class Instructor.
Taught ex-offenders how to successfully transition back into their communities.
Instructed Adult Basic Education classes.
Facilitated GED classes for participants.
Taught participants how to effectively secure resources and support.
Taught strategies to overcome barriers to employment.
Coordinated Ex-Offenders mentoring programs.

The Tutor Doctor, Ellenwood, GA - Professional Tutor.
Identified academic areas in need of improvement.
Designed and implemented instructing strategies that prepared learners to achieve competitive scores in SAT, PSAT, ACT, GRE, and various professional standardized examinations.
Designed and implemented learning strategies that substantially enhanced students’ language arts reading, language arts writing, and math skills.
Successfully established partnerships with students, parents, teachers and in school counselors to assure that the tutoring sessions enhanced the student’s in-school learning goals.

Rowan Cabarrus Community College, Concord, NC – GED Instructor/Tutor
Instructed core subjects learners needed to earn their GED.
Taught skills encompassing math, science, English, and literature.
Prepared students and assessed their readiness to take the GED exams.
Created lesson plans, designed lecture projects, and modified accordingly throughout the courses.
Read and stayed abreast of current topics of education.
Integrated competences, goals and objectives in lesson plans.

Cabarrus Reentry Initiative, Concord, NC - Prison Reentry Class Instructor
Prepared prison inmates to successfully transition from prison back to their communities.
Provided Adult Basic Education lessons for students that required instructions.
Facilitated prison GED classes.
Taught participants how to effectively secure resources and support prior to their release.
Taught strategies to overcome barriers to employment.
Coordinated Ex-Offenders mentoring program.

Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX - Public Administration Graduate Teaching Assistant
Instructed in classrooms, facilitated exams, handled all administrative requirements.
Tutored and mentor students.
Prepared and delivered lecture presentations.
Proctored examinations.
Helped professors develop course plans.
Lead discussion sessions.

Computer Skills:
Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook.
SASS and SPSS.
Internet Search Engines and Directory Listings.
APA writing techniques.

Achievements:
North Carolina Service Provider of the Year 2009
International Service Provider of the Year 2009
Received 4th Highest Vote Total for Cabarrus County Commissioners elections, Cabarrus County NC, 2010.

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