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Tam P.

Fort Smith, AR

$35/hr

Secondary Math Teacher

Background check passed as of 5/28/12
Usually responds in about 5 hours

Secondary Math Teacher

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I am a licensed secondary math teacher. I am currently teaching calculus, pre-calc, and geometry at Union Christian Academy. I also have a master's in ESL besides a master's in business administration.

For math, I can teach all levels from pre-algebra to calculus. I also tutor students for ACT, SAT, pre-SAT etc.

For ESL, I can also teach all levels, especially TOEFL Preparation.

Testimonials

"Thanks for your guidance!"

- Rich, Fort Smith, AR on 5/6/13

"He is the best local mathematics tutor"

- Martin, Van Buren, AR on 4/2/13

"Really helping my daughter."

- Russell, Fort Smith, AR on 11/13/12
Math:
ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Business:
Accounting
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, ESL/ESOL,
French, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, SAT Math, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting, ESL/ESOL,
French, Grammar, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ESL/ESOL

I have a master's in ESL from the University of Northern Iowa. I have taught ESL to foreign born students for more than 20 years from College down to high school level. I also have presented many papers at ESL conferences both national and regional. I myself was an ESL students years ago. So I can share my personal and professional experiences with them.

BA (English Teaching) BS (Economics)
The University of Iowa
MBA
CSUF and University of Northern Iowa
Master's

Education

BA (English Teaching) BS (Economics)

The University of Iowa (MBA)

CSUF and University of Northern Iowa (Master's)

Thanks for your guidance! — I had never considered using a tutor whatsoever until I realized that I needed help understanding my weather homework. I was only able to get with my tutor three times before my final and my actual instructor for my class was not helpful at all BUT Mr. P was awesome! He helped me to understand what he believed I needed to know especially in just three visits; had I more funds available, I would ...

— Rich, Fort Smith, AR on 5/6/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

My rate is for traveling within 5 miles. Above this the rate will be $40 due to gas expenses.

Travel policy

Tam will travel within 5 miles of Fort Smith, AR 72908.


About Tam

I am a licensed secondary math teacher. I am currently teaching calculus, pre-calc, and geometry at Union Christian Academy. I also have a master's in ESL besides a master's in business administration.

For math, I can teach all levels from pre-algebra to calculus. I also tutor students for ACT, SAT, pre-SAT etc.

For ESL, I can also teach all levels, especially TOEFL Preparation.

Testimonials

"Thanks for your guidance!"

- Rich, Fort Smith, AR on 5/6/13

"He is the best local mathematics tutor"

- Martin, Van Buren, AR on 4/2/13

"Really helping my daughter."

- Russell, Fort Smith, AR on 11/13/12
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Education

BA (English Teaching) BS (Economics)
The University of Iowa
MBA
CSUF and University of Northern Iowa
Master's

Education

BA (English Teaching) BS (Economics)

The University of Iowa (MBA)

CSUF and University of Northern Iowa (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required

My rate is for traveling within 5 miles. Above this the rate will be $40 due to gas expenses.

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Fort Smith, AR 72908

Tam’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Business:
Accounting
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, ESL/ESOL,
French, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, SAT Math, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting, ESL/ESOL,
French, Grammar, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Tam P.

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