Sylvia Boutilier

Sylvia B.

Phoenix, AZ
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Took 4 years of art in high school, including drawing: creative, or precise, drawing. Can assist with devleoping drawing skills.
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Sylvia teaches



Sylvia delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 12+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2012

I am a very patient, focused tutor who provides tutoring and applied coaching in: Social Sciences, Language Arts, law, Research and Writing skills, Art, Aviation, Nutrition, and Fitness/Exercise/ Yoga.

In all these areas, I have 5 years to 15 years experience.
I have law and research, policy analyst experience of 15 to 20 years, working with Indian Tribes and attorneys on a contract basis.
I substituted for 15 years part-time and tutored for 5 years.
I can tutor adolescent to elderly, in school or not (privately).

I do have a Background Check through my Membership and certification as a Notary Signing Agent with NNA (see below).


Jul 2013 - Present
Tutor Doctor

Provide tutoring for middle school, high school, college, or child/adult generally (not in school).

Subjects: Law, Social Sciences, language arts, writing, proofreading, aviation, art.

Substitute Teacher
May 2005 - Present
Teachers on Call

Act for absent teachers, execute lesson plans for middle and high schools for Maricopa County and Arizona state charter schools.

Instructional Assistant/Faculty
Aug 2017 - Dec 2017
Grand Canyon University

Provide assistance in classroom and outside to GCU instructor: assisting students during class, maintaining participation points, and grading papers and quizzes. Most of this support comes through GCU's computerized learning platform. This class subject was Personality Psychology. IA's provide contract services, as needed, on a semester basis.

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Small Claims Hearing Officer
Jan 2003 - Dec 2013
Maricopa County Justice Courts

As a volunteer, i heard and adjudicated civil Small Claims cases $2500 or less in the county justice courts in informal proceedings, wherein testimony is heard from both sides; cases often involve contracts, vehicle repairs, real estate/contractors, or landlord/tenant, Commonly, there was a misunderstanding between the parties and no resolution of the dispute on their own.

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J.D.: Law
Aug 1984 - Dec 1988
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
B.A. History; Behavioral Science
Aug 1980 - Jun 1984
Grand Canyon University


Professional Proficiency


Notarial Signing Agent
Dec 2013
National Notary Association

As an Arizona Notary Public since 1997, I became certified as a Notarial Signing Agent through the NNA in 2013.

I provide mortgage loan closings as a contractor for title companies, wherein I meet with the borrowers and review the loan packet for completeness and have them sign where needed.

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Certified Personal Trainer and Weight Management Specialist
Sep 2011
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers

CPT: Provide fitness training: resistance exercise: weightlifting, stretching for strength building, cardiovascular fitness, weight loss.

WMS: Coaching in weight loss, nutritional advising, lifestyle changes.

Substitute Teacher
Jul 1997
Arizona Dept. of Education

Act for absent teachers K-12 for Arizona State primary and secondary schools.

Certified Flight Instructor
Feb 1997
Federal Aviation Administration

Certified Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Land, Mullti-Engine Land, Instrument; CFI: Single Engine Land, Visual Flight Rules.


1st Place, Business Law Contest
Mar 1979
Future Business Leaders of America

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Hope Feb 24, 2016
Nutrition · In studio

Sylvia is awesome and very knowledgeable in nutrition... I highly recommend her...

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