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Saabirah tutors in Norfolk, VA

Saabirah M.

Private tutor in Norfolk, VA

Education

Lesley University M.Ed. Candidate 2016 GPA 3.82 Secondary English (seventh-12th grade) Special Education K-12 Spelman College B.A. 2010 (Major: Political Science) Dean’s List Fall 2007, Honor Roll Spring 2009 and Fall 2009 Bonner Scholar – community service based scholarship involving over 3,000 hours of community service and tutoring. Oldfields School Diploma 2006

Experience

Iron Tutoring (Founder) – specialization in adult literacy, GED prep, English Language Arts, and writing. 2013 - present Center City PCS Capitol Hill – Middle School English/Language Arts educator. 2011 - 2014 Roots Activity Learning Center – Middle school teacher responsible for teaching grades 5-8 in all subject areas including ELA, math, Social Studies, and Science while incorporating an African centered curriculum. Also served as the lead tutor in the after school program. Summer 2008/ 2010 - 2011 Personal Childcare Provider - responsibilities included picking up 4 year old child from school/daycare, cooking dinner, assisting with homework, and transport to extracurricular activities. 2007-2010 NAACP Washington Bureau – Legislative Research Aid where I researched enacting a comprehensive program to combat homelessness. Summer 2007 Aid to Children of Imprisoned Mothers – As a programming volunteer for AIM, I assisted with high school programming which entailed working with high school aged children on a particular curriculum focus each week. 2006 – 2007 BBDP and Associates Student Intern Volunteer – Identified and contacted over 100 local and national media outlets and public relations firms; helped to facilitate press conferences and press briefings. Typed, faxed and emailed more than 500 media advisory notices, public service announcements and press conferences. 2003-2007 Praxis English Lang. Lit. Comp. Content Knowledge (140) 4/28/2012 Praxis C-PPST: Writing (182) 7/31/2011 Middle School Team Lead 2013-14 DC Common Core Collaborative 2013-14 Urban Teacher Center Fellow 2011 - 2012 Teachscape Reading Comprehension Certificate of Completion April 2011

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends after 1PM

Can Meet

Up to 1 hour away for a flat fee, Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

Live Music Sewing Crocheting Reading Cooking Civic Engagement

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