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Jan G.

Camarillo, CA

$45/hr

Patient, proficient, experienced in math, English and test preparation

Background check passed as of 1/25/15
Usually responds in about 2 hours

Patient, proficient, experienced in math, English and test preparation

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I taught Algebra and Geometry in the classroom for more than sixteen years. I also tutor Common Core.
I have been tutoring for more than 15 years with great success. I have a degree from Indiana University and a lifetime California Teaching Credential.

I love math and English and enjoy working with students, seeing their progress and success. Knowledge opens many doors; it is a joy to see students "catch on" and remove mental blocks from their lives. My approach is to teach students to become self-reliant, learning from textbooks and teaching materials.

Testimonials

"Patient and understanding"

- Trease, Camarillo, CA on 6/29/14

"Excellent tutor - Jan G."

- Chris/ Brian, Moorpark, CA on 1/28/15

"Great, knowledgeable teacher!"

- Cindy, Camarillo, CA on 11/20/14

"Very Positive and Patient"

- Yoli, Oxnard, CA on 5/21/14

"Great Tutor!"

- Lynda, Camarillo, CA on 4/4/14

"Great tutor, very helpful and patient!"

- Emily, Ventura, CA on 1/14/14

"Great tutor!"

- Serena, Oxnard, CA on 9/15/13

"Experienced, knows how to teach, enjoys tutoring, great with kids"

- Reid, Camarillo, CA on 7/24/13

"Great Tutor!!"

- Anthony, Oxnard, CA on 6/14/13
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Math,
ASVAB,
CBEST,
GED,
SAT Math,
TEAS
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL

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.

ACT English

I am well qualified to tutor ACT English because I have had excellent experience in college courses plus English experience in my job. I was a supervisor in technical writing for five years and administration manager for eight years. I also minored in Latin in college.

I have studied writing in the last 13 years, attending conferences and lectures during which time I was working on writing a book. I participated in Toastmasters for twenty years and was Division Governor thus utilizing my English skills extensively.

ACT Math

I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students, to appreciate math as I do.
My approach is to teach the students to be self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of students who become successful.

Algebra 1

I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time, mainly algebra and geometry. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students to appreciate math as I do. My approach is to teach the students to be self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of seeing students become successful.

Algebra 2

I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time, mainly algebra and geometry. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students to appreciate math as I do.

My approach is to teach the students to be self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of seeing students become successful.

ASVAB

I teach the math portion of the ASVAB. I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time, mainly algebra and geometry. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students to appreciate math as I do.

My approach is to teach the students to become self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of seeing students become successful.

CBEST

I am totally qualified for the math portion of the CBEST, experiened in teaching and tutoring math for over 25 years. I have a lifetime CA Teaching Credential for Mathematics.
I love teaching math, helping students to because successful. Besides working alongside the student in doing problems, I also teach them how to use examples in the materials to learn for themselves. Mathematics opens many doors; it is a joy to see students "catch on" and remove the mental blocks of incompetency in math from their lives. I am qualified in ACT, ASVAB, GED and SAT besides all of the specific math topics.

Elementary Math

I have a degree in mathematics and a Lifetime Teaching Credential. I taught mathematics in the classroom for 16 years and have been tutoring for over ten years.

I teach the principles, work through practice exercises with students and teach them to use text materials to learn on their own.

I enjoy working with students and seeing them overcome blocks in math.
Teaching mathematics is very rewarding to me.

English

I have 26 years of experience teaching and tutoring. I excelled in college classes in English and minored in Latin.
I worked in documentation. technical writing and proofing manuals for the F14 for many years, including being a supervisor. Following twenty years as a Toastmaster, I became Division Governor.

ESL/ESOL

I have a degree and a lifetime teaching credential with many years experience in the classroom and tutoring. I have a strong English background both in education and work experience. I scored 100% in all of the qualifying English tests.

GED

I teach the math portion of the GED. I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time, mainly algebra and geometry. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students to appreciate math as I do.

My approach is to teach the students to become self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of seeing students become successful.

Geometry

I have many years experience teaching geometry, both as a classroom teacher and as a tutor.
I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University and a Lifetime CA Teaching Credential. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time, mainly algebra and geometry. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students to appreciate math as I do.

My approach is to teach the students to become self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of seeing students become successful.

Prealgebra

I have many years experience teaching geometry, both as a classroom teacher and as a tutor.
I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University and a Lifetime CA Teaching Credential. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time, mainly algebra and geometry. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students to appreciate math as I do.

My approach is to teach the students to become self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of seeing students become successful.

SAT Math

I enjoy teaching SAT Math, helping students to achieve their goals and escape from the burden of weak skills in mathematics. I have a degree in mathematics from Indiana University and a Lifetime CA Teaching Credential. I taught for sixteen years in secondary schools full time, mainly algebra and geometry. I enjoy tutoring, helping the students to appreciate math as I do.

My approach is to teach the students to become self-sufficient. I teach them to learn from examples and check their work regularly to avoid incorrect practice. My sessions are fun and exciting. I love the reward of seeing students become successful.

TEAS

I am well qualified for the math and English portions of the TEAS test. I have a degree in mathematics, 16 years' experience teaching full time and 12 years' tutoring experience. I have qualified for tutoring in all math, reading and English courses.
My approach is to work with training materials, showing students how to understand instructions and learn for themselves.

IU
Mathematics
Northridge, CA
Other

Education

IU (Mathematics)

Northridge, CA (Other)

Patient and understanding — Jan was a great tutor for me, she would explain the lesson in a way I was able to understand and remember. Thanks. ...

— Trease, Camarillo, CA on 6/29/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jan will travel within 5 miles of Camarillo, CA 93010.


About Jan

I taught Algebra and Geometry in the classroom for more than sixteen years. I also tutor Common Core.
I have been tutoring for more than 15 years with great success. I have a degree from Indiana University and a lifetime California Teaching Credential.

I love math and English and enjoy working with students, seeing their progress and success. Knowledge opens many doors; it is a joy to see students "catch on" and remove mental blocks from their lives. My approach is to teach students to become self-reliant, learning from textbooks and teaching materials.

Testimonials

"Patient and understanding"

- Trease, Camarillo, CA on 6/29/14

"Excellent tutor - Jan G."

- Chris/ Brian, Moorpark, CA on 1/28/15

"Great, knowledgeable teacher!"

- Cindy, Camarillo, CA on 11/20/14

"Very Positive and Patient"

- Yoli, Oxnard, CA on 5/21/14

"Great Tutor!"

- Lynda, Camarillo, CA on 4/4/14

"Great tutor, very helpful and patient!"

- Emily, Ventura, CA on 1/14/14

"Great tutor!"

- Serena, Oxnard, CA on 9/15/13

"Experienced, knows how to teach, enjoys tutoring, great with kids"

- Reid, Camarillo, CA on 7/24/13

"Great Tutor!!"

- Anthony, Oxnard, CA on 6/14/13

Education

IU
Mathematics
Northridge, CA
Other

Education

IU (Mathematics)

Northridge, CA (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Camarillo, CA 93010

Jan’s Subjects

Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Math,
ASVAB,
CBEST,
GED,
SAT Math,
TEAS
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL

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 Jan G.

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