Are you looking for a private tutor? 

Gail Borden Public Library staff maintain this list of local tutors.  If you are a tutor and would like to be included, please contact Debbie Roycroft at 847-289-5820 or droycroft@gailborden.info.


Please Note:  The Gail Borden Public Library, its staff and management do not endorse or approve any individual or service included in this list of private tutors.

In addition, the Gail Borden Public Library provides library district residents free use of Live Homework Help from Tutor.com.

 

To set up appointments, contact the tutor of your choice.


Name: Tessa Aiossa
Phone: 847-989-9026
E-mail: tessaaiossa@u-46.org
Qualifications, including certification information: English Education, Middle School Endorsement, Administrative Masters, Curriculum and Instruction Masters with ESL.
Ages/Grades you tutor: all grades
Areas of interest or specialty: English, Writing, Language Arts, Test Prep
Experience with teaching and tutoring: 6 years as a high school English teacher, 3 years as a High School Dean, 10 years as a tutor
Times available for tutoring sessions: After 4:30 Monday-Thursday; 9:30-12:00 Saturdays
Fee: $45.00 an hour


Name: Lila Birchfield
Phone: 630-291-5873
E-mail: ladytravelbug@sbcglobal.net
Qualifications, including certification information: Illinois 6-12 certification. Bachelors degree in French and Spanish. Also, ESL certification.Masters in Linguistics.
Ages/Grades you tutor: Elementary through college
Areas of interest or specialty: French, Spanish and English As A Second Language; AP Prep for French, Spanish. Reading and writing strategies, college language proficiency tests.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Retired high school teacher.Classroom and one on one experience.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Flexible
Fee: Negotiable


Name: Cheryl Dimer
Phone: 847-707-1413
E-mail: cdimer59@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Bachelor of Arts from Judson University, currently pursuing Masters in Education
Ages/Grades you tutor: preschool-high school
Areas of interest or specialty: English/Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Presentation Skills, ACT/SAT prep for English and Reading, Adult Literacy, tutor all subjects for grades K-7.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Home-schooled my own children. Classroom instructor at Elgin Community College - ACT/SAT prep classes. Tutoring for 8 years. I specialize in reading/phonics and writing for students who struggle with language arts.
Times available for tutoring: Evenings,d after school, and weekends.
Fee: $30 an hour/discounted if tutoring two or more hours a week.


Name: Sharon Fessler
E-Mail: tutorsharon123@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Reading Specialist certification, certified teacher (K-9), 11 years classroom experience
Ages/Grades you tutor: K-6th
Areas of interest or specialty: Phonics, fluency, comprehension, sight words, elementary-level math.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: I have been a teacher for 11 years and have done small group tutoring after school hours for several of those years. I use assessments to set goals with parents/student and track progress.
Times available for tutoring: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 4:15-6 pm, Thursday 3-5 pm (Beginning in June, Monday-Friday 8 am-3 pm)
Fee: $20.00/hour


Name: Larry G. Fieldman
Phone: 630-267-3827
E-mail: lgfmathtutor@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Substitute Teacher Certificate #2522122, Bachelor of Science-Mechanical Engineering-University of Illinois
Ages/Grades you tutor: 6th-12th grade
Areas of interest or specialty: Middle School Math, Prealgebra, Algebra1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Trigonometry, ACT/SAT Prep, Physics.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Six years substitute teaching at Glenbard North and Glenbard West High School in addition to St. Peter Lutheran School middle school. Volunteer ESL tutor for 5 years (Literarcy Connection of Elgin). Experienced teaching wide range of student abilities from Special Education to AP classes.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Summer only. Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Fee: $30/hr. Discount for multi-sessions prepayment
Other information: https://larryfieldman.wixsite.com/mathtutor


Name: David Greenberg
Phone: 773-634-9894
E-Mail: dgreenberg@parliamenttutors.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Graduate of New York University majoring in economics and history.
Ages/Grades you tutor: K-college.
Areas of interest or specialty: SAT, ACT, AP test prep.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Tutored through a number of organizations. Call for more info.
Times available for tutoring sessions: open
Fee: $30.00 - $70.00 per hour
Other Information: Feel free to call or email for more information or check the website www.parliamenttutors.com


Name: Amanda Hamilton
Phone: 630-450-1750
E-mail: amandahamilton2014@u.northwestern.edu
Qualifications, including certification information: BS from Northwestern in Biology with Psychology minor
Ages/Grades you tutor: high school through undergrad
Areas of interest or specialty: Biology, chemistry, psychology and essay writing assistance.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: ESL tutor for Literacy Volunteers, peer tutoring at Northwestern, and two years' private tutoring experience.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Weekday evenings and weekends
Fee: $30 per hour (negotiable)
Other information: I can tutor in person or online.


Name: Hanover Township Youth & Family Services
Phone: 630-483-5799
Website: www.hanover-township.org
Eligibility and Requirements: Student must live in Hanover Township (the Cook County portion of Bartlett, Streamwood, Hanover Park, Elgin, Schaumburg or Hoffman Estates) and must currently be in grades 2 through 9. Out-of-Township residents, please call 630-483-5799 for more information.


Name: Katie Hernacki
Phone: 847-650-4986
E-mail: katiehernacki@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: B.S. Mathematics Education, Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Initial Secondary Teaching license
Ages/Grades you tutor: 6th-12th, college, adults
Areas of interest or specialty: Math, SAT/ACT prep, statistics, pre-algebra, algebra 1 and 2, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, college level math courses, math placement exam prep
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Current high school math teacher (12 years)
Times available for tutoring sessions: Monday through Thursdays and Saturday mornings
Fee: $40-$50 per hour, negotiable


Name: Sarah Ibrahim
Phone: 312-371-6769
E-mail: sarahibrahim@comcast.net
Qualifications, including certification information: Licensed substitute teacher in Kane County for K-12th grade, four year degree of B.S. in Accounting
Ages/Grades you tutor: K-12
Areas of interest or specialty: Math (Basic, Advanced, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra and Calculus)
Experience with teaching and tutoring: I currently tutor students from nearby district U-46, District 300, 301 as well as private and home schooled students at Rakow branch. I also tutor special needs students who require special attention to stay on top of their curriculum. I have organized and led book clubs during summer for groups of 10-12 kids. I have also tutored my own four children who are in accelerated math now. References and their contact numbers are available upon request from my current students' parents.
Times available for tutoring sessions: After school from 4-8 pm and weekends upon request
Fee: $30/hr (K-5th grade), $35/hr (6th-8th grade), $40/hr (9th-12th grade)
Other information: Discount rates for groups and first time students. I use assessments to set goals with parents/student and track progress.


Name: Nicole Johnson
Phone: 630-336-0327
E-mail: nicole_messina327@yahoo.com
Qualifications, including certification information: 10 years teaching experience grades 1-8; all subjects. Masters in ELL and literacy, early childhood, elementary education and middle school endorsement
Ages/Grades you tutor: K-8th
Areas of interest or specialty: Literacy, math, test prep and ELL support
Experience with teaching and tutoring: 10 years teaching experience
Times available for tutoring sessions: Summer - anytime; During school year 4-9 pm and anytime on weekends
Fee: $20-25 per hour


Name: Shelley Johnson
Phone: 847-293-8258
E-mail: shelleyjohnson3@yahoo.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Bachelors in Math and Computer Science, Masters in Teaching, certified to teach middle school and high school math.
Ages/Grades you tutor: Middle school, High school, and some college.
Areas of interest or specialty: Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Algebra 2, Pre-Calc, Calc, Calc 2, Geometry, ACT and SAT prep.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: 20+ years of tutoring experience in all areas of math; 10+ years of test prep tutoring; I've taught math for 3 years at the high school level and currently teach at a middle school; I teach ACT and SAT prep classes at ECC and Waubonsee Community College.
Times available for tutoring sessions: weekends and some weeknight evenings
Fee: Negotiable


Name: Margaret Lesniak
Phone: 630-497-8817
E-Mail: molendalesniak@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Secondary Education; Master of Science in Education, Educational Psychology.
Ages/Grades you tutor: Grades 6-12.
Areas of interest or specialty: Mathematics
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Middle School and High School Math teacher, private tutor for the past 16 years.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Weekday evenings and Saturdays
Fee: $40.00 per hour
Other Information: Fluent in the Polish language


Name: Tina McCullough
Phone: 847-997-9774
E-mail: TJZM0107@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: State Teacher Certification, Substitute teacher
Ages/Grades you Tutor: Pre-K-8th grade
Areas of interest or specialty: My specialties are reading, math and english. I have the ability to simplify subjects so it is easy for students to understand. I also have a lot of enthusiasm and patience when working with students.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: I have been substitute teaching for seven years grades Pre-K through 12th grade. I have tutored students grades 1 through 6 and have a success rate of over 90% in raising students' scores to either meet or exceed state requirements.
Times available for tutoring sessions: I am available after school, evenings, and weekends..
Fee: Negotiable
Other Information: Prior to substitute teaching, I was a child social worker working with children who had special needs, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, and ADHD.


Name: Sylvia Munoz
Phone: 630-945-0188
E-mail: silvimunoz04@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Licensed paraprofessional educator
Ages/Grades you Tutor: K-6
Areas of interest or specialty: Spanish, dual-language, math, reading.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: 5 years working as a teacher's assistant and paraprofessional in an elementary school
Times available for tutoring sessions: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. during the school year; 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. during the summer.
Fee: $15/hour.


Name: Michael Pedre
Phone: 847-682-7797
E-mail: michaelpedre@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Mathematics student at the University of Miami (3.8 GPA); Prairie State Achievement awards in Math, Science, and English; Illinois State Scholar 2015-2016
Ages/Grades you tutor: 8th-12th, College
Areas of interest or specialty: Math: Pre-Algebra, Algebra (I & II), Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus (I & II), Statistics, ACT Math
Experience with teaching and tutoring: In high school I was a teacher's assistant for Algebra I classes and also tutored Algebra II and College Algebra. Throughout my college career I've been tutoring Calculus I & II, and among all levels I've seen significant improvement in the students I tutor.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Flexible
Fee: $30/hr or $50/2hrs


Name: Stephanie Peto
Phone: 847-989-3950
E-mail: Spsweetea29@gmail.com
Qualifications, including certification information: I am a certified elementary teacher, with a minor in Spanish. I am also a certified dyslexia tutor (Barton Reading and Spelling).
Ages/Grades you tutor: K-9
Areas of interest or specialty: Dyslexia tutoring, middle school math (Pre-Algebra, Algebra).
Experience with teaching and tutoring: I have 16 years of teaching/tutoring experience. I have worked with a variety of ages, skill sets, ability levels and special needs.
Times available for tutoring sessions: After school hours
Fee: Negotiable


Name: Nelli Pries
Phone: 847-841-8414
E-mail: germanwithnelli@yahoo.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Tutoring Background
Ages/Grades you tutor: High School/Middle School
Areas of interest or specialty: German and ESL, also adult ESL.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Middle School/High School
Times available for tutoring sessions: Saturday mornings
Fee: Negotiable


Name: Margaret Raab
Phone: 630-567-5683
E-mail: mjraab1948@yahoo.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Certified to teach 6th -12th grade. MA in Education with concentration in TESOL.
Ages/Grades you tutor: 6th-12th
Areas of interest or specialty: Speech, drama, ESL, writing, reading comprehension.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: 34 years of high school teaching experience, current high school teacher has received distinguished level evaluation.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, weekends and flexible times in the summer.
Fee: $25 per hour, 2 hour minimum
Other information: I will tutor your child at the Rakow Branch.


Name: Rosie Stone
Phone: 630-653-7370
E-mail: rosi104062@aol.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Type 03 for K-9. LSBI-Special Ed K-12
Areas of interest or specialty: Special Ed. Language Arts and Social Science (Middle School)
Ages/Grades you tutor: K-8th
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Taught for 5 years, tutored for 11 years
Times available for tutoring sessions: Flexible
Fee: $25.00 an hour


Name: Linda Thiede
Phone: 847-717-6786
E-mail: lindathiede@yahoo.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Bachelor's Degree-graduated with honor, over 30 years experience in education
Ages/Grades you tutor: PS-adult.
Areas of interest or specialty: English, Spanish, reading, writing.
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Worked for School District U-46, District 300, Elgin Community College, Literacy Connection, Club Z tutoring, private tutoring.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Open
Fee: Negotiable
Other Information: Please call for details.


Name: David Angel Iglesias Tinoco
Phone: 224-508-5101
E-mail: digles2@outlook.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Master of Science in Mathematical Physics, University of Edinburgh, UK. Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics with a minor in Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. Associate in Science, Elgin Community College, USA.
Ages/Grades you tutor: High School & College/University Level
Areas of interest or specialty: Mathematics & Physics
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Seven years’ experience, I worked three years at the University of Edinburgh as teaching staff and before that I worked for two years at ECC and two years at UIC as a Mathematics & Physics private and drop-in tutor.
Times available for tutoring sessions: Flexible weekdays or weekends.
Fee: $25-30 for High School Students. $30-40 for College Students. $40 and above for Advanced University Courses.
Other Information: Bilingual (English-Spanish). Website: http://tinocomath.wixsite.com/iglesias


Name: Kelly Tutaj
Phone: 224-622-4391
E-Mail: tutaj23@yahoo.com
Qualifications, including certification information: Certification in elementary education with endorsements in math and science and a masters in curriculum and instruction
Ages/Grades you tutor: 3rd-10th
Areas of interest or specialty: Math is preferred
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Math teacher 18 years. Tutored for 18 years mostly in math from 3rd grade up to Algebra 2.
Times available for tutoring sessions: flexible
Fee: $40 per hour


Name: Lewis Wilkins
Phone: 847-207-3968
E-mail: lewis@tutoringbylewis.com
Qualifications, including certification information: About 12 years college credit equivalent including studies at Oxford, LSE, and William & Mary; 4 years TA and tutoring experience at William & Mary, perfect 5/5 star WyzAnt rating, and Tutoring by Lewis, advanced DELF French language diploma.
Ages/Grades you tutor: High School through PhD (esp. MBA, MFin, MPA, and research theses).
Areas of interest or specialty: Advanced Economics, Finance, Math and Statistics, Test Prep (CFA, GMAT, GRE).
Experience with teaching and tutoring: Since 2009, private tutoring with Wyzant and TutoringByLewis.com (all subjects), class teaching with Data Society (Advanced Data Science in R), TA experience at William & Mary (Econometrics and Financial Derivatives), area director and president of Federal Reserve Board Toastmasters (leadership and public-speaking). 
Times available for tutoring sessions: Online tutoring only. Call for availability
Fee: $300/hour, Discounts available, including for verifiable financial need.
Website: https://www.tutoringbylewis.com
Facebook: facebook.com/tutoringbylewis