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Elia I.

Private tutor in Austin, TX


B.A. Philosophy at U.C. Berkeley- graduated with honors in 2015 Masters of Social Work- Social Enterprise Administration Speciality- at Columbia currently


-Has tutored all age levels, both in Special Education settings, regular classes, AP and honors classes. -Currently does in-home private tutoring with all age and educational levels, specializing in working with young kids with ADD/ADHD -I studied developmental psychology and am currently working on my MSW, so working with kids off all attainment and intellectual levels is something I am open to and strive to do -I love tutoring and my aims post masters degree include opening a tutoring facility for children with emotional, mental, and other cognitive disabilities who strive to stay at their age level and in their current education programs. I think with the right tutor and coaching, there is no reason to hold anyone back!

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Sunday at any time, Monday after 5PM, Tuesday after 5PM, Wednesday after 8PM, Thursday after 5PM, Friday after 5PM, Saturday after 6PM

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Up to 5 minutes away for no additional charge, Up to 15 minutes away for a flat fee, Up to 1 hour away for a flat fee


I look forward to working with you! I have a bachelors degree from UC Berkeley in philosophy and am currently attending Columbia University, through an online program while residing here in Austin, working on my masters degree in social work. I have a vast and very unique experience working with kids of all ages and demographics. I started my career working with children and adults in a day program for various developmental disabilities. I have also worked with high-risk students at all developmental levels in after school programs and ages as well as one-on-one private tutoring in homes. I currently do in-person and online tutoring through Varsity Tutors and work with k-12 students in an emergency shelter, getting their performance level up to current age expectations. I take a holistic approach with my tutoring and individualize my strategy for each new student and their families. No child or young adult learns the same and everyone comes from a unique family setting and background. I take this into consideration when working with each new student and work alongside the student and their family (when appropriate) to personalize a learning plan tailored for not only academic success but for personal growth and development. I use a strengths-based focus in my tutoring, as I firmly believe focusing on what we are good at and how that can influence areas we are not as naturally adept in, is far more successful than approaching a tutoring session with a negative weakness-based assessment. We are far more capable of achieving our goals when we believe in ourselves and sometimes it just takes another individual to help enable our success. As a tutor, I am not here to do the work for anyone, but to enable and give tools for completing challenges independently! I love working on anything from basic reading skills and comprehension all the way up to complicated university level research papers. I am most adept at writing research, philosophical arguments, and APA formatted papers. I love editing and am happy to teach editing/formatting/outlining skills to anyone needing a little extra organization in order to right more quickly and efficiently. As long as you don't ask me to solve complicated statistics formulas or do organic chemistry equations, I am ready to tackle your tutoring needs!

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