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Lester - Prof mathematics - Memphis
$23/h
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Lessons offered by Lester
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • College / University Preparation
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College / University
  • Adult Education

Highly Qualified Tutor, Researcher, Writer, Teacher in Memphis,Southaven,Horn Lake, Olive Branch, MS

Methodology

I have a A.A. degree in Sociology,B.A. Sociology, M.S. Sociology, M.S. Education, M.Div. Theology, Ed.S Higher Education Adult Learning. I am working on a Ed.D. degree in Organizational Leadership. I am well-read and informed. I minored in philosophy and religion.

Background

I have 20 years of experience tutoring students from K-12th grade as well as students working to get their GED. I have taught courses online and on campus at the community college and university level. I have helped many students get their GEDs and degrees.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $23/h
Lessons offered by Lester
Individual
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • College / University Preparation
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College / University
  • Adult Education

Lester's resume


Phone: (901)



E-mail: (concealed information)



OBJECTIVE
I am a dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every student. I am an accommodating and versatile individual with the talent to develop inspiring hands-on lessons that will capture a child's imagination and breed success. I have the aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child's learning styles and abilities are addressed. I possess superior interpersonal and communication skills to foster meaningful relationships with students, staff, and parents. I get along well with others, while also working efficiently on my own. I am seeking a position where I can develop and excel while giving my best to an employer.

EDUCATION
Doctoral Candidate
Jan 2015 - Present
Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, Arizona
GPA:4.0 Ed.D Degree Candidate: Organizational Leadership/Christian Ministry

Ed.S
Walden University
Feb. 2014
Higher Education and Adult Learning

Master of Science
Aug 2000 - May 2002
Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, MS
GPA: 3.583 Master of Science Degree: Elementary Education

Master of Science
Mar 1997 - May 2000
Longwood University
Farmville, VA
GPA: 3.5 Master of Science Degree: Sociology-Criminal Justice

Master of Divinity
Aug 1981 - May 1984
Interdenominational Theological Center
Atlanta, GA
GPA: 3.389 Master of Divinity Degree: Missiology & Global Ministries

Teacher Education
Jan 1993 - May 1995
St.Paul's College
Lawrenceville, VA
GPA:3.25 Teacher Education Training Program

Bachelor of Arts
Sep 1977 - May 1981
Delta State University
Cleveland, MS
GPA: 2.86 Bachelor of Arts: Sociology

AWARDS
MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS:
EPIC EFFECTIVE TEACHING PRACTICE AWARD– 2006
BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION EFFECTIVE TEACHER AWARD- 2010


References Available Upon Request

WORK EXPERIENCE

HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR (1992- 2013)
SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-(1992-1998)
ARGOSY UNIVERSITY ONLINE -(2010-2012)
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS-( 2013-2015)
CONCORDE CAREER COLLEGE-(2015- )
TAUGHT SOCIOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, EDUCATION, CRITICAL THINKING, WRITING, AND PSYCHOLOGY COURSES-UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE LEVEL ONLINE AND CAMPUS.

MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER
TUNICA COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
TUNICA, MISSISSIPPI
. MAINTAINED AN ENVIRONMENT CONDUCIVE FOR LEARNING
• UTILIZED DATA TO PLAN INSTRUCTION
• MAINTAINED CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE
• PLANNED AND EVALUATED LESSONS
• ASSIGNED LESSONS, GRADED PAPERS, TESTS AND ASSIGNMENTS
• PREPARED REPORTS
• INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY INTO THE CURRICULUM
• DOCUMENTED STUDENT'S ACADEMIC PROGRESS

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
HARDEMAN COUNTY CORRECTIONAL CENTER (JUNE 2016-PRESENT)
WHITEVILLE, TN
. MAINTAINED AN ENVIRONMENT CONDUCIVE FOR LEARNING
• UTILIZED DATA TO PLAN INSTRUCTION
• MAINTAINED CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE
• PLANNED AND EVALUATED LESSONS
• ASSIGNED LESSONS, GRADED PAPERS, TESTS AND ASSIGNMENTS
• PREPARED REPORTS
• INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY INTO THE CURRICULUM
• DOCUMENTED STUDENT'S ACADEMIC PROGRESS
• PARTICIPATED IN PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER
LAKESIDE HOSPITAL-BRUNSWICK DAY SCHOOL (JULY 2015-JUNE 2016)
2911 BRUNSWICK ROAD, MEMPHIS, TN 38133
. TEACHING AT-RISK TROUBLED YOUTHS/TEENS IN CLASSROOM SETTING
. MAINTAINED AN ENVIRONMENT CONDUCIVE FOR LEARNING
• UTILIZED DATA TO PLAN INSTRUCTION
• MAINTAINED CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE
• PLANNED AND EVALUATED LESSONS
• ASSIGNED LESSONS, GRADED PAPERS, TESTS AND ASSIGNMENTS
• PREPARED REPORT CARDS
• INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY INTO THE CURRICULUM
• ENGAGED IN STUDENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES TO DISCUSS A STUDENT'S ACADEMIC PROGRESS OR PERSONAL PROBLEMS
• PARTICIPATED IN PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS


ACADEMIC MATH INSTRUCTOR (JUNE 1, 2013- JULY 2015)
MINACT, INC.-BENJAMIN L. HOOKS JOB CORPS CENTER, MEMPHIS, TN 38116
. TEACHING AT-RISK TROUBLED YOUTHS/TEENS IN CLASSROOM SETTING
• maintained an environment conducive for learning
• utilized data to plan instruction
• maintained classroom discipline
• planned and evaluated lessons
• assigned lessons, graded papers, tests and assignments
• prepared report cards
• integrated technology into the curriculum
• provided afterschool tutoring to struggling students
• engaged in student-teacher conferences to discuss a student's academic progress or personal problems
• participated in professional growth and development conferences and workshops
• supervised extracurricular activities

Teacher (5th Grade) ( August 1, 2012- May 31, 2013)
Marshall County Schools
Holly Springs, MS 38635
• maintained an environment conducive for learning
• utilized data to plan instruction
• maintained classroom discipline
• planned and evaluated lessons
• assigned lessons, graded papers, tests and assignments
• prepared report cards
• integrated technology into the curriculum
• provided afterschool tutoring to struggling students
• engaged in parent-teacher conferences to discuss a student's academic progress or personal problems
• participated in professional growth and development conferences and workshops
• supervised extracurricular activities


Teacher (5th Grade) ( August 1, 2002- November 30, 2010)
Memphis City Schools
Memphis, TN 38112
• maintained an environment conducive for learning
• utilized data to plan instruction
• maintained classroom discipline
• planned and evaluated lessons
• assigned lessons, graded papers, tests and assignments
• prepared report cards
• integrated technology into the curriculum
• provided afterschool tutoring to struggling students
• engaged in parent-teacher conferences to discuss a student's academic progress or personal problems
• participated in professional growth and development conferences and workshops
• supervised extracurricular activities



Teacher (5th Grade)
Greenville Public Schools
Greenville, MS 38701
. teaching at-risk troubled overage youths/teens in SOS (Successful Overage Students Program)
. maintained an environment conducive for learning
• utilized data to plan instruction
• maintained classroom discipline
• planned and evaluated lessons
• assigned lessons, graded papers, tests and assignments
• prepared report cards
• integrated technology into the curriculum
• provided afterschool tutoring to struggling students
• engaged in parent-teacher conferences to discuss a student's academic progress or personal problems
• participated in professional growth and development conferences and workshops
• supervised extracurricular activities

Teacher (5th Grade)
Lakeside School District
Lake Village Arkansas 71653
• maintained an environment conducive for learning
• utilized data to plan instruction
• maintained classroom discipline
• planned and evaluated lessons
• assigned lessons, graded papers, tests and assignments
• prepared report cards
• integrated technology into the curriculum
• provided afterschool tutoring to struggling students
• engaged in parent-teacher conferences to discuss a student's academic progress or personal problems
• participated in professional growth and development conferences and workshops
• supervised extracurricular activities

Teacher (7th Grade)
Halifax-South Boston Public Schools
South Boston, VA 24558
• maintained an environment conducive for learning
• utilized data to plan instruction
• maintained classroom discipline
• planned and evaluated lessons
• assigned lessons, graded papers, tests and assignments
• prepared report cards
• integrated technology into the curriculum
• provided afterschool tutoring to struggling students
• engaged in parent-teacher conferences to discuss a student's academic progress or personal problems
• participated in professional growth and development conferences and workshops
• supervised extracurricular activities

Interests and Activities:

Conceptualized and developed an in-home tutoring service

Developed and supervised a successful afterschool youth program

Successful empowered 100% of my students to score proficient or above on standardized writing assessment.

Computer Skills
Proficient in the use of SPSS 8.0 Windows

Internet Navigation

Microsoft Word

E-mail
Licenses and Certificates
Tennessee Teaching License

Highly Qualified Certification

Ordained Minister


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