CUSTOMIZED tUTORING seRVICES

THE FIRST TEACHER

 

As your child's first teacher, you play a big part in how well your son or daughter does in school.

 

PARTNER WITH US

 

We invite you to work with our tutors to help students get all they can out of their academic education.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND


MELISSA HESS, FOUNDER OF ALL SEASONS LEARNING, IS DEDICATED TO HELPING ALL STUDENTS EXPERIENCE PERSONAL, ACADEMIC SUCCESS.


TUTORING EXPERIENCE: Over 5,100 hours of experience!


Grades 9-12: Early College Mathematics Tutor (2015 - Present)
Mathematics Academic Coach for Lawrenceburg High School Early College program


Ages 5 - Adult: One-On-One & Small Group Tutor (2004 - Present)

Customized learning for all students, including those with ADD, ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Dyslexia, LD, & MoMH


Grades 9-12: At-Risk Tutor (2004 - 2005)

Enhanced understanding of concepts taught within curriculum for students to improve and gain confidence in their academic abilities.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:


Grade 5/6: Split Classroom

Enriched learning of curriculum by teaching academic standards in creative ways to engage all students in a split-classroom atmosphere.


Grades 6-8: Spanish

Challenged and interested students in learning about a different culture by developing essential communication skills in a second language.


Grades 6-8: Social Studies/Science 

Facilitated learning of Social Studies and Science curriculum while creating unique methods for cross-curricular teaching strategies.


Grades 7-8: ESL Math

Taught math and language skills to students from mostly Spanish-speaking countries in the English as a Second Language program.


Grades 9-12: Spanish

Supported students in their development of language while increasing their potential to learn by holding high, yet reasonable expectations.


Reference Letters Available Upon Request

2002 - Connie Sewell, SLP

2003 - Robert Trout, Ball State University Supervisor

2003 - Donna Ott, Student Teaching Supervisor Teacher

2003 - Katie Stetzel, Student

2004 - Steve Obertate, GMS Assistant Principal

2006 - Dena Steiner, SLS Principal

2007 - Carol Hallman, FCS Curriculum Coordinator

2007 - Shirley Harron, FMS Intervention Specialist

2007 - Suzanne Jones, ESL Department Teacher

2012 - Carol Schiering, SDMS Guidance Counselor

2012 - Elaine Lockwood, GMS Guidance Counselor

2013 - Bill Snyder, LHS Principal

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND


LIFELONG LEARNING IS A TEACHER'S RESPONSIBILITY.



BALL STATE UNIVERSITY


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (1999 - 2003)


Home/School/Community Relations Concentration

GPA 3.8/4.0 in Major; 3.7/4.0 Overall; Graduated Cum Laude

Distinguished in each INTASC area

Inducted into Golden Key National Honor Society


Graduate Courses for License Renewal (2008)

Issues in the Teaching of Reading

Development of Creative Thinking

GPA 4.0/4.0


Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (2013 - 2015)

GPA 3.7/4.0; Graduated July 2015

Published in NCTM Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School April 2016 issue


Current Teacher's License Held in Indiana

Previous Teacher's Certificate Held in Ohio

Achieved Highly Qualified Teacher status in 2007



PARENT’S ROLE

WHAT WE BELIEVE

 

THE Tutors AT All Seasons Learning ARE UNITED IN THEIR BELIEF THAT students of all ages:

 

  • Have the ability to learn

  • Will gain confidence in their skills

  • Can achieve personal, academic success


No two students have exactly the same skills or learning style. That’s why we create an individual learning plan for every student.  We will utilize classroom instruction, supplemental resources, and our personal knowledge in each one-on-one tutoring session in a way that works for best your student.


We strive to provide strategies for each student on how to continue being successful once tutoring has ended.  Students who remain active in their education and have individuals who support them at home are much more likely to experience continued success!