Kay Kroger

Kay K.

Chicago, IL
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About

Kay delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2014

Ms. Kroger has been a teacher and a tutor since 2014, and can tutor at your home, or at another location. She has helped students learn to argue logically for college-level writing courses, increased ESL student's spoken and written fluency, and tutored the concepts of linguistics (including First/Second Language Acquisition, Syntax, and Discourse Analysis) at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Ms. Kroger received her MA in Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University and her BA in English from Northern Illinois University. She received professional training as a writing tutor while working for the Learning Support Center at NEIU, and has presented her research at conferences on English Literature, Anthropology, Linguistics, and Cognitive Science. She is an expert in her field, she is passionate about helping students meet their goals. She is energetic, focused, and highly adaptive in light of students' needs and goals.

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Experience

Writing Tutor
Aug 2014 - May 2016
Northeastern Illinois University

I worked as a writing tutor with undergraduate and graduate students to work on their writing, from ESL courses and English 101 to graduate seminar papers. I helped students from all socioeconomic backgrounds, both traditional and nontraditional students. I especially focused on helping foreign exchange students and immigrant students in their essay-writing skills.

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Education

MA in Linguistics
Aug 2014 - Dec 2016
Northeastern Illinois University
English Literature
Jan 2012 - May 2014
Northern Illinois University

Languages

American Sign Language
Limited Proficiency
Tagalog
Limited Proficiency

Photos & Videos

I (on the right) am helping one of my fellow writing tutors understand a grammatical concept.

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A picture of myself (middle) and my fellow writing tutors at work in the writing center, going over professional development materials.

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Here I wear the medallions and ropes of my two honor societies (Sigma Tau Delta and Phi Kappa Phi)

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