Special Education, ESL, Primary/Junior/Senior Teacher
Claudia is an Ontario Certified Teacher who has completed her Bachelor of Arts, as a psychology major and Bachelor of Education at York University at the primary/junior level. Claudia is dedicated to professional development and has completed Additional Qualification courses in Special Education Part 1, English as a Second Language Part 1, Reading Part 1 and senior qualifications in Social Science. She has taught abroad for several years teaching English literacy, Mathematics and Science to English language learners in Kindergarten, grade 2, 3, and 4. She has also taught leveled English language courses to secondary and adult students to prepare them for the TOEFL and IELTS for university entrance. She is also trained in SSAT preparation at the Elementary and Middle level.
She has tutored students of all ages with an emphasis on early literacy development and remedial assistance for struggling students and for students with exceptionalities. Working abroad with English language learners and students with special needs for several years makes her a very flexible and patient teacher who recognizes the importance of creating individualized lessons with specific goals that are based on a thorough assessment of strengths and weaknesses while building self-confidence for students to reach their full potential and succeed academically.
In her spare time, Claudia loves to stay active by playing tennis, softball and football.