How to Start a Home-Based Tutoring Business

*Get paid to help kids succeed *Make parents your ally *Build trust with students *Set your own schedule *Market your expertise *Become the tutor everybody wants!

Book Description

Private tutoring represents a billion-dollar industry in the United States, serving millions of students a year. For educators, a home-based tutoring business may represent a part-time job to supplement their teaching income, a flexible career choice after having their own children or retiring from the classroom, or a uniquely fulfilling way to work one-on-one with children who need specialized help. But other people with expertise in various fields, including those with business skills, can also capitalize on this trend. In this comprehensive guide, a longtime teacher and tutor shows them how to do so.

* Get paid to help kids succeed * Make parents your ally * Build trust with students * Set your own schedule * Market your expertise * Become the tutor everybody wants!

About Lewis, Beth

Beth A. Lewis has worked in the field of education for ten years, as both a classroom teacher and as a home-based tutor. She has taught third grade in an award-winning Title I elementary school as well as high school English, Journalism, and SAT preparation at a private institution. Beth now tutors students in a wide range of subjects and grade levels, including second graders who need help with reading all the way up to high school seniors preparing for the SAT. Through her work as the About.com Guide to Elementary Education for the past ten years and counting, Beth supports educators around the world by offering effective classroom-ready solutions through her blog and collection of practical articles.
Beth lives in San Diego, California with her husband Daniel.