Steve Silver

Steve S.

Chicago, IL
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About

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

Teaching since:
August 1995

I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL.

Experience

Private tutor
Apr 2003 - Present
Self-employed

Instructor of English as a Foreign Language
Aug 2008 - Apr 2013
Kwansei Gakuin University

Nishinomiya, Japan

Instructor of English as a Foreign Language
Aug 2003 - Mar 2008
Kansai Gaidai University

Hirakata, Japan

Instructor of English as a Second Language
Dec 2002 - Aug 2003
Virginia International University

Instructor of English as a Second Language
Sep 2002 - Aug 2003
The English House

Program Associate, Teacher Quality
Sep 2001 - Aug 2002
Public Education Network

Director, Teacher Quality Initiatives
Feb 2001 - Sep 2001
National Alliance of Business

Education Program Specialist
Feb 1999 - Feb 2001
U.S. Department of Education

ESOL Resource Teacher
Aug 1995 - Jan 1999
Pasco County Schools

Pasco County, Florida

Instructor of English as a Second Language
Jan 1995 - May 1995
Center for Intensive English Studies, Florida State University

Education

M.S., Education
Aug 1994 - Aug 1995
Florida State University
B.S., English
Aug 1990 - Aug 1994
Florida State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Japanese
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

Education Policy
Jan 2001
University of Virginia

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8 Reviews

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Varvara Oct 16, 2017
Accent Reduction · In studio

Steve is very helpful. He listens to your needs and tries to find personal approach, which I really appreciate.

Clarice B. Sep 21, 2017
Speech · Online

He identified immediately something in my daughter's speech pattern that I couldn't put my finger on! Great help!

Marcin B. Aug 30, 2017
English · Online

Awesome ,thanks to you

Marsal Mar 8, 2017
Accent Reduction · Online

Steve is a great teacher, with a profound knowledge of the English language and a captivating approach for accent reduction. My lessons with him have been extremely productive.

Abdullah K. Jan 30, 2017
Accent Reduction · Online

Janiro Griffin Apr 24, 2016
Reading · Online

Mr. Steve Silver is the best tutor I ever had. He is truly an inspiration and his tutoring services have great impacts on my education

Mario C. Nov 10, 2015
English · In home

My son never had as good as teacher

Jane J. Jul 20, 2014
Accent Reduction · Online

Steve is the best teacher. He customizes his lessons and provides timely feedback. Thank you Steve.

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