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Richard J.

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Phoenix, AZ (85050)

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I taught in Illinois for seven years and have recently relocated to Phoenix. I primarily taught high school. The courses taught and number of times taught are in the list below. I meet the requirements for "Highly Qualified" in Mathematics.

I hold a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics (physics minor), and am able to present material via a variety of formats and approaches. If I see that you are not "getting it" one way, I'll approach the concept from a different angle. I am generally quite patient and will work with anyone that has the desire to learn. However, I am NOT willing to waste my time and your money if the student isn't willing to put the effort into learning.

Courses taught:
Pre-Algebra - 3 years
Algebra 1 - 4 years
Geometry - 2 years
Algebra 2 - 2 years
Pre-calculus - 2 years
Statistics - 1 semester
Physics - 1 year (college prep)
Physics - 1 year (tech prep/minimal mathematics/conceptual)
Junior high math - 3 years
Junior High Social Studies - 1 year
Computers ranging from introductory junior high to professional development for adults

I have a very broad knowledge and experience base and can assist with other areas as well.

I do require that a parent or guardian be present if the student is under 18 years of age. I have also received my fingerprint clearance card.

With my current teaching schedule, I am only available on weekends. If a weekend only schedule will work for you, I am available.

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Richard’s subjects

Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, SAT Math

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 at both the junior high and high school levels. I meet the requirements for Highly Qualified for Arizona.

Algebra 2

I have taught Algebra 2 at the high school level.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught at both the middle school and high school levels. As a result, I have the knowledge and ability to provide tutoring to elementary students.

In addition, as part of my career as a professional educator, I performed a great deal of curriculum alignment and development for the elementary grades.

Elementary Math

I have taught math at a variety of levels and have tutored elementary age children in arithmetic a number of times.


I have taught a variety of classes at both the junior high and high school levels.


I have taught high school geometry a number of times.


I completed a college (300 level) in Sets & Logic with a grade of "B"


I have taught Prealgebra at both the junior high and high school levels.


I have taught Precalculus a number of times.


I have coached softball a total of 3 years. While I am not expert in all aspects, I can certainly provide instruction in the basics and give guidance/coaching.


While I am primarily a math teacher, I am comfortable with the various methods of teaching students how to spell.

Study Skills

As an experienced teacher, I have helped many students develop strategies that help them learn. In addition, I developed many such skills while I was going through school as a student. So, I can approach it from both ends, the teacher and the learner.


I have taught Trigonometry at the high school level.

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Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (Mathematics)

Western Illinois University, Macomb IL (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

I am willing to adjust rates for multiple students. e-mail me with the information and I will determine the adjustment.

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 25 miles of Phoenix, AZ 85050.

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