Elizabeth Richards

Elizabeth R.

Philadelphia, PA

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Elizabeth delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 8+

Teaching since:
September 1985

I will come to your location!
I have all PA required teacher clearances.

I am PA & NJ certified in
............................. Music K-12
............................. BCIT K-12 Business, Computers and Info Tech
..............................English Language Arts - Middle School
..............................Vocational Certification in Technology

I recently taught in the Philly public schools for 14 years. I substitute teach now in K-12 schools, in both PA and NJ.

I have taught music privately for many years. I can teach online as needed.

I actively sing in my church and choir.

Will come to your home.

*** Specialties ***
Beginning and Early Intermediate Piano, Brass, Voice, Flute, Reading Music and Sightsinging
English Language Arts
Microsoft Office and Typing/Keyboarding
Business and Computer Science

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Private Music Teacher
Jan 1990 - Present
Self-employed, part-time

I have given part-time private lessons for most of my adult life, even if I was working a full-time job.

Sep 1999 - Jun 2013
School District of Philadelphia

Music, English, Business, Computers

MIS Manager, Computer Programmer/Analyst
Jan 1990 - Aug 1999
Various Companies

Worked for several companies in IT/MIS Department


M.A. in Education
Sep 2003 - May 2007
Gratz College
Post Baccalaureate Certificate
Sep 1981 - Dec 1984
Arcadia University
Sep 1972 - May 1976
Immaculata University


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Jun 2002
Immaculata University

Music K-12

Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Jun 2002
Praxis Exam

BCIT K-12 (Business, Computers and Info Tech)

Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Jun 2002
Praxis Exam

Middle School English


National Association of Pastoral Musicians
May 2013

The National Association of Pastoral Musicians fosters the art of musical liturgy. The members of NPM serve the Catholic Church in the United States as musicians, clergy, liturgists, and other leaders of prayer.

Archdiocesan Choir of Philadelphia
Feb 2013

The Archdiocesan Choirs sing for major liturgies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Bucks County Association of Piano Teachers
Jan 1990

Since 1982, the Bucks County Association of Piano Teachers has served piano students and their families in and around Bucks County, PA. We offer frequent performances and evaluation opportunities for students, as well as valuable pedagogy workshops for our teachers.

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Photos & Videos

Archdiocesan Choir of Philadelphia, 2014, I'm in the center of this photo. We sang at all three Masses during the Papal Visit in 2015.


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