Jill M. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Apr 25, 2015

Jill M.

Education Writer, Common Core, ELA, SAT, GRE, ACT
   United States
  |  3:36 pm Local Time


NY certified teacher of English, grades 7-12, and post-secondary instructor in composition and literature, with more than ten years classroom experience, in both traditional and online classrooms.

Experienced in writing test items, including SAT, GMAT, GRE, and Common Core ELA grades 7-12. I also have extensive experience in curriculum development, and aligning curriculum and testing to Common Core Standards. British and American literature.

BA/MA English. Summa Cum Laude undergraduate degree with 4.0 GPA. MA, English with 4.0 GPA. Undergraduate valedictorian in a graduating class of over 2900.
Service Description
I specialize in educational content writing including
- Test item development (Common Core ELA grades 3-12, SAT, ACT, PRAXIS, etc)
- Reading passage development by Lexile or other readability measure.
- Curriculum development
- Common Core aligned assessments, lessons, worksheets, etc.
- ESL,ELL prep materials including dialog, reading passages, grammar and comprehension
- ESL, ELL lessons in grammar and vocabulary
State of New York Dept of Ed
Permanent Certification - English (7-12)
Awarded: 2003
SUNY Stony Brook
MA English
2003 - 2006
SUNY Stony Brook
BA English
2000 - 2003
Bellevue University
Adjunct Instructor
2010 - Present
- Teach cluster courses combining literature, film, sociology, economics, and composition.
Grand Canyon University
Adjunct Professor
2010 - Present
Currently teach English composition and British literature.
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Constructed Response / Speaking Rater
2010 - Present
Part time/seasonal positions as a rater for the following programs: - GRE Essay Responses - TOEIC Writing - TOEFL Speaking - Public School ELA assessments for multiple states
Public School - Long Island, NY
Teacher of English - Grades 7-12
2003 - Present
- Lead teacher in developing Common Core Aligned Curricula for grades 6-9 - Developed reading lists, assessment materials, units, lessons, etc for literature, writing, informational text, and speaking and listening. - Developed a robust language program focused on prescriptive grammar instruction.
Payment Terms
Please be sure to fund escrow when awarding a project, as I cannot begin work before escrow is funded.
Jill M. | Elance

Jill M.