|Certification(s):||K-6th Elementary Education; 5th-9th Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum; ESOL endorsed|
|Qualifications & Experience:||I was a classroom teacher for 5 years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. I have worked with students for over 15 years through after school tutoring and classroom experience. I also have 3/5 of the gifted endorsement completed and am more than happy to work with your gifted homeschool child.|
|What to Expect at Your Evaluation:||A review of your portfolio and a short conversation with your student. Evaluations take between 60-90 minutes depending on how organized your materials are. I will leave the completed form with you so you can send it directly to the Dept. of Education.|
|Location(s):||Lakeland, Polk County, Eastern Hillsborough (as far as Brandon/Wesley Chapel)|
|Cost:||$30 for first evaluation, sibling discount (if in Lakeland/Winter Haven area).
Mileage (.30/mile) charged beyond a 15 mile radius.
Florida Homeschool Evaluators and Test Administrators
Below is an alphabetical list of homeschool evaluators throughout Florida. Choosing an evaluator is a personal decision and we encourage you to shop around and ask other homeschoolers in your area who they recommend. For tips on choosing an evaluator, please read How to Choose a Homeschool Evaluator. For information on your evaluation options, read Florida Homeschool Evaluations. If you are a homeschool evaluator and would like to be included in our directory, please send us your information. If you need to have your information changed or removed, please contact us.
|Certification(s):||Florida: K-6; California: Multisubject K-12|
|Qualifications & Experience:||Seven years classroom experience; Seven years homeschool experience; One year as an Education Specialist at a California Homeschool Charter School; Seven years of evaluating homeschoolers.|
|What to Expect at Your Evaluation:||Offering cyber evaluations through my website.|
|Certification(s):||Elementary Education 1-6, English 5-9, Media Specialist Pk-12, Gifted Endorsed|
|Qualifications & Experience:||BA Ed. Florida Atlantic University; Master degrees in Library and Information Science from Drexel University; Broward County teacher for 18 years - I have developed tutorials for the state, written curriculum for online schools for the asynchronous student. I have written and evaluated standardized test questions for grades 1-12 in Math and ELA. I have written questions for online platforms such as NewsELA. I also possess a vast amount of experience with ALL types/personalities of students and am Gifted Endorsed.|
|What to Expect at Your Evaluation:||I use a relaxed approach that eases the anxiety of both student/s and parent/s. I evaluate the student's educational progress upon review of the portfolio and discussion with both student/s and parent/s. Parents are strongly recommended to attend the discussion.|
|Location(s):||Broward County/Online through WebEx|
|Cost:||$35 first student; $30 each additional student|
|Certification(s):||Elementary Education K-6, English 5-9|
|Qualifications & Experience:||I have 5 years classroom teaching experience. Since then I have maintained my certification and I have been homeschooling my own children for the past several years.|
|What to Expect at Your Evaluation:||I am friendly towards many educational styles, including "unschooling." Evaluations will vary depending on individual homeschooling methods, but normally I examine work done by the student at different points in a school year (often a portfolio), have a conversation with the student, and casually speak to the families. Students will NOT be tested.|
|Location(s):||Fort Myers, Lee County|
|Cost:||$25 for one child, $10 each additional, open to some negotiation for larger families.|