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Dane D.

Monterey, CA

$50/hr

Mr. Dane - World Traveling, Outdoor Guru, Blissful Teacher!

Background check passed as of 5/15/14
Usually responds in about 16 hours

Mr. Dane - World Traveling, Outdoor Guru, Blissful Teacher!

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Hello!

My biggest passion in life is teaching. I have ample experience traveling around the world and teaching people of all ages. I have experience teaching mostly elementary through high school age, even though I have had ample opportunities to work with child care, and even many adults. I have been blessed with the opportunity to have many different subjects that I have been able to teach and share my expertise on. I am passionate about helping others, I enjoy the thought that I can be a positive influence on someone and benefit their outcome.

I have a certificate to teach English as a Second Language (TEFL, TOEFL, and TESL). I have traveled to a few different countries and taught English as a second language. Along with my love of teaching I have become a Scuba diving instructor; I have had some great opportunities to travel around the world and teach. I graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography with a Bachelor in Commercial Film Production/ Photography. Since graduating I have spent about 5 years working in just about all aspects of the film industry while living in Los Angeles, California. I am also an Emergency First Response Instructor (EFR), I regularly teach CPR, First aid, and Secondary Care (Infant, Child, and Adult).

I hope to get the opportunity to work with you and help you succeed!

-Mr. Dane

English:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Science:
Astronomy, Physiology
Computer:
Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Graphic Design, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word, Photography,
Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Art History, Film,
Graphic Design, Photography,
Video Production
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th)
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), ESL/ESOL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Basketball, Golf,
Poker,
Softball,
Swimming,
Table Tennis,
Volleyball
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

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.

Baseball

I am a huge baseball fan. Baseball has been a sport that I have played just about every season since I was 2 years old. I watch baseball regularly and still play it often. I know all about the rules and regulations for baseball.

Film

I have a bachelor degree in Commercial Film Production. I have worked in the film industry for 7+ years. I have extreme amounts of knowledge on the film industry and film history. I still work regularly with film. It is by far one of my strongest passions in life.

Golf

I have played golf since I was two years old. I am still an avid golfer now. I am very passionate about the sport of golf. I am very knowledgeable in all the rules and etiquette for golf.

Macintosh

Since I have been in junior high school, I have operated Macintosh computers. I currently own 3 different Macintoshes. I rely on them heavily for work. Every editing software I own and operate is a Mac based product. I am a big proponent of Macintosh Computers and have 15+ years experience with them.

Microsoft Windows

I have grown up with Microsoft computers since I was a child. Pre Microsoft 3.1 days. I still run and operate Microsoft windows daily. I know a good deal about how to troubleshoot things in Microsoft windows.

Photography

I am a professional photographer. I own all my own equipment, hardware, and software. I graduated college with a bachelors in Commercial Film Production/ Photography. I have spent 10+ years working in and around photography. I have traveled to 30+ countries teaching photography and doing photography as a hobby. I also specialize in underwater photography. I have taught numerous courses on photography.

Poker

Poker is a great game. There is no such thing as luck. Poker is a way of learning how to read people, understand body language, and how to act upon that. Poker is a great social aspect and a fun way to be involved with others. I have many years experience with poker.

Softball

Softball is a great sport. I have played softball since I was very young. In the last few years I have played in many local softball leagues. I was also the softball team manager for 2 years in high school.

Swimming

Swimming is a phenomenal exercise. I enjoy it as a hobby as well as for a work out. I have a pool at my house and enjoy swimming. one of my jobs in high school was teaching beginning-intermediate swimming lessons.

Table Tennis

I love playing table tennis. I own a ping pong table and thoroughly enjoy playing. I have played table tennis since I was about 12 years old.

Video Production

I have a Bachelors Degree in Commercial Film Production. I have spent at least 4 years out of college working in the film industry. Most of my jobs have involved Film/video. I have aught many courses regarding Film and Video.

Volleyball

Volleyball is one of my favorite sports. I played on the Junior high team all three years, as well as a couple years in High school. I still play for recreation often.

Brooks Institute of Photography
Film Prod and Photo

Education

Brooks Institute of Photography (Film Prod and Photo)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dane will travel within 40 miles of Monterey, CA 93940.


About Dane

Hello!

My biggest passion in life is teaching. I have ample experience traveling around the world and teaching people of all ages. I have experience teaching mostly elementary through high school age, even though I have had ample opportunities to work with child care, and even many adults. I have been blessed with the opportunity to have many different subjects that I have been able to teach and share my expertise on. I am passionate about helping others, I enjoy the thought that I can be a positive influence on someone and benefit their outcome.

I have a certificate to teach English as a Second Language (TEFL, TOEFL, and TESL). I have traveled to a few different countries and taught English as a second language. Along with my love of teaching I have become a Scuba diving instructor; I have had some great opportunities to travel around the world and teach. I graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography with a Bachelor in Commercial Film Production/ Photography. Since graduating I have spent about 5 years working in just about all aspects of the film industry while living in Los Angeles, California. I am also an Emergency First Response Instructor (EFR), I regularly teach CPR, First aid, and Secondary Care (Infant, Child, and Adult).

I hope to get the opportunity to work with you and help you succeed!

-Mr. Dane

Education

Brooks Institute of Photography
Film Prod and Photo

Education

Brooks Institute of Photography (Film Prod and Photo)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Monterey, CA 93940

Dane’s Subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Science:
Astronomy, Physiology
Computer:
Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Graphic Design, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word, Photography,
Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Art History, Film,
Graphic Design, Photography,
Video Production
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th)
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), ESL/ESOL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Basketball, Golf,
Poker,
Softball,
Swimming,
Table Tennis,
Volleyball
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

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.


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