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Lessons offered by Sylvia
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • Afterschool pick-up & Baby-sitting
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Adult Education

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Methodology

My education includes a Doctor of Education - Education Leadership, Master of Science - Addiction Counseling, Master of Science - Psychology, Master of Education Special Education, Master of Education Reading and Writing, and Bachelor of Science Public Administration. I have taught K-12 and higher education (university and community college level)
I am a certified educator in Arizona for K-12 and higher education

Background

Twenty years of teaching experience from K-12; higher education in a face to face and online classroom. My field of expertise is reading and education administration. In a K-12 classroom setting I usually have 20 to 25 students. In higher education I usually teach 6 to 8 courses with 25 to 30 students.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $35/h
Lessons offered by Sylvia
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • Afterschool pick-up & Baby-sitting
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Adult Education

Sylvia's resume

VITAE

Sylvia Harkins Grand Canyon University
College of Education
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6907 West Wood Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85043
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EDUCATION

June 2009 Walden University Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ed. D. in Educational Leadership

June 2014 Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
M.S. Psychology with an emphasis in
Industrial/Organizational in Psychology

November 2011 Grand Canyon University Phx, AZ
M. Ed. in Special Education (Cross Categorical K-12)

December 2000 University of Guam
M. Ed. in Reading and Writing

December 1995 University of Guam
B. S. in Public Administration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 – Current Grand Canyon University Online Full Time Faculty
Tempe, AZ College of Education

2014 – Current Grand Canyon University Adjunct College of Education
Phoenix, AZ Administration/Leadership
Reading

2015 – Current Grand Canyon University Subject Matter Expert
Phoenix, AZ Curriculum Department

2016-Current Grand Canyon University Administration/Leadership
2013-2014 Tempe, AZ Content Lead
College of Education

2012-2013 Grand Canyon University Reading Content Lead
Tempe, AZ

2013 – 2014 Grand Canyon University Mentor
Tempe, AZ Online Full Time Faculty

2013-Current Grand Canyon University Doctoral Content Chair
Tempe, AZ College of Education

2013-2014 Grand Canyon University Site Supervisor
Tempe, AZ K-12 Student Teaching
Administration Internship

2013-2014 Grand Canyon University Peer Review Board for the
Tempe, AZ Journal of Instructional Research

2011-2015 Maricopa Community College Adjunct Professor
Phoenix, AZ Language Arts – Reading

2006 -2012 Tolleson Elementary School District Eighth Grade Teacher
Tolleson, AZ Reading Specialist (K-8)

2005 – 2006 Roosevelt School District Seventh/Eighth Grade
Southwest Elementary School Reading Teacher

1995-2005 Guam Public School System Elementary Teacher

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Principal – Certification Program Northern Arizona University
Arizona Department of Education Principal Certification
Arizona Department of Education Teacher Certification (K-8)
Arizona Department of Education Specialist Endorsement (K-12)
Arizona Department of Education SEI Certification
A-Z Grant Writing Certificate

PUBLICATIONS

Harkins, S. (2016). Response to intervention for student success in higher education: is it possible? Journal of Instructional Research. Grand Canyon University. Phoenix, AZ.
Harkins, S. (2013). Servant Leadership in Higher Education. Adjunct Faculty Association of the Maricopa Community College District, In My Adjunct Faculty Association. Phoenix, AZ. Winter 2013 Publication.
Harkins, S. (2014). Response to Intervention in Higher Education. Adjunct Faculty Association of the Maricopa Community College District, In My Adjunct Faculty Association, Phoenix, AZ. Spring 2014 Publication.
Harkins, S. (2009). Response to Intervention (RTI): Educators Role in the RTI Process. Walden University. Minneapolis: MN
PRESENTATIONS

Harkins, S. & Armstead, T. (2015, July). Reframing Discipline: Connecting with Every Child.
Association for Career Technical Educators of Arizona (ACTE AZ).

Harkins, S. (2014, March). Servant Leadership in Education. 2014 Arizona FEA State Conference &
Competitions.

Harkins, S. (2011, September). Before and After School Program: Site Performance. Tolleson, AZ.

Harkins, S., Combs, B., Hughes, C., & Williamson-Henriques, K. (2013). PhD: The Journey to
Completion. 2013 GCU Online Teaching and Research Mini-Conference.

GRANTS

CenturyLink Foundation & Arizona Technology in Education Association (AzTEA) Innovation in Classroom Technology Integration (ICTI) Grant; 2013-2014. Assisted the leader writer for $5000 grant. β€œThe Write Way to Travel: Using Smart Pens to Create Interactive Brochures.”

Westside IMPACT Mini-Grants – Awarded $800. Lead individual applicant for Westside IMPACT Mini-Grants, School Year 2011-12. Developed a Reading Strategies and Skills Centers Program for English Language Learners.

AWARDS

Certificate of Appreciation, Hard work and dedication, SY 2004-2005, Talofofo Elem. Sch. Guam
Certificate of Appreciation, Reading and Math Skills II, Summer 2004, Talofofo Elem. Sch., Guam
Certificate of Recognition, Week of the Classroom Teacher, April 17–23, 2004 Talofofo Sch., Guam
Certificate of Recognition, Week of the Classroom Teacher, March 31 – April 4, 2003, Talofofo
Elementary School, Guam
Certificate of Appreciation, Isla Art-a-thon, February 22, 2002, Talofofo Elementary School, Guam
Certificate of Excellence, Week of the Classroom Teacher, March 21 to 28, 1998, Talofofo Elementary School, Guam
Certificate of Appreciation, Dedication and Outstanding Service, SY 1997-1998 (June 12, 1998), Marcial A. Sablan Elementary School, Guam
Certificate of Participation, R.E.A.D. Summer Program, July 24, 1997, Agat Elementary School, Guam

SERVICE
Professional Organizations
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
American Psychological Association

University Organizations
Peer Review Board for the Journal of Instructional Research (JIR)

Other Professional Services
StreetLightUSA – Residence facility for teenage females

COURSES APPROVED / TAUGHT
Grand Canyon University
UNV 501 Introduction to Graduate Studies in the College of Education
EDU 525 Foundations in Elementary Education for Graduate Studies
REA 500 Foundations in Language and Literacy
RDG 511 Corrective Reading Assessment
RDG 512 Reading and Writing: Elementary
RDG 513 Reading and Writing: Secondary
RDG 514 Reading in the Content Areas: Elementary
RDG 522 Developmental Learning and Assessments
RDG 523 Instructional Leadership/Literacy
RDG 530 Foundational Theory and Research
RDG 585 Children’s and Young Adult Literature
RDG 581 Elementary Practicum
EAD 501 Educational Administration: Foundations for the Developing Leader
EAD 519 Clinical Internship I: Learner-Centered Leadership
EDA 561 Curriculum Development for School Improvement
EDA 575 Educational Leadership in a Changing World
EDA 577 Data-Drive Decisions for School Improvement
EDU 525 Educational Technology
EDU 536 Strategic Leadership and Management in the Principalship
EED 475 Curriculum, Methods and Assessment: Literacy and Language Arts 4-8
UNV 108 University Success in the School of Education
EDU 210 Foundations of Education

Maricopa Community College District
RDG 071 Basic Reading
RDG 081 Reading Improvement
RDG 091 College Reading Skills I
CRE 101 Critical Reading
RDG 010 Reading English as a Second Language I
RDG 020 Reading English as a Second Language II
RDG 030 Reading English as a Second Language II

Other Teaching Activities
StreetLightUSA – Residence facility for teenage females
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