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Troy L.

Pomona, CA

$45/hr

History on the Move

Background check passed as of 9/24/12

History on the Move

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Hello! I am currently a History teacher at a middle school in the Pomona Valley area. I have been teaching for 15 years and also have taught language arts. I enjoy students and their thirst for knowledge. I can tutor almost any subject with the exception of math. I am punctual and do continuous follow-up on all students.

English:
ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English,
Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, SAT Reading,
TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
Psychology, Sociology
Language:
TOEFL
History:
American History, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Religion,
World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism,
Special Needs
Business:
Career Development, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Career Development, College Counseling,
SAT Reading,
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Soccer
Corporate Training:
Career Development, College Counseling,
Criminal Justice, Grammar, Public Speaking

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.

ADD/ADHD

I have an extensive background in working with students with learning disabilities and issues that impair learning. I also have a Masters degree in Counseling in which I have been trained on how to handle learning disabilities.

Autism

I am requesting certification in Autism disorders due an extensive background in dealing with students with special needs. I have work for 5-7 years in a group home as well as a job coach with individuals with developmental disabilities. I also have a son who also has special needs (autism) and have been trained with ABA techniques as well as other training through my psychology courses and job training skills.

Baseball

I am former coach and also coach at my place of employment. I have 5 years of coaching baseball from age 5 up to 15. I have also been an umpire for 5 years as well. My expertise is Fielding particularly the outfield and base running.

Bible Studies

I have been a Sunday School teacher for 12 years and I am also on the Assistant Dean of Curriculum for the Sunday School Board and I also do teacher training yearly for Sunday School teachers.

College Counseling

I have extensive training in college counseling through my Masters degree in counseling. I have also done work at the high school level in helping students with their A-G requirements in order to qualify for college admission. I have also have help students at the university level iron out their college experience.

English

I am currently a middle school teacher who has a supplemental credential in Language Arts and have done instruction in Language Arts and in Remedial English.

Religion

Have taught Sunday School and facilitate a Men's Bible Study for over 15 years. I am also an ordained Elder of my church fellowship in Santa Ana. I profess to be an Evangelical Christian.

SAT Reading

I have several years of experience helping student to get into college through SAT and ACT preparation and helping students with enrollment into the school of their choice. I have also counseled students to be successful in their collegiate endeavors.

Soccer

I have been a soccer coach for 7.5 years. I have coached AYSO teams, club teams and helped my parents coach women's soccer teams. I have organized tournaments, coached a variety of ages (5 yrs-40 years) and have also refereed several games. My family has grown up with soccer as part of our tradition as a family.

Sociology

I have a background in psychology and have worked as a social worker prior to teaching. I have also have a Masters degree in counseling which is also part of my background in doing social work.

Special Needs

I have taught, ran and have overseen the Special Education department at my school site for over 10 years. I have worked the developmentally disabled ranging in age from 11-45. I have also facility a group home with developmentally disabled adults who are blind and deaf. I know some sign language and I am able to write I.E.P.s Additionally, I have a seven year old son who is Autistic.

Study Skills

I have taught a study skills class for many years. I familiar with the many requirements schools ask for.

Chapman University, Orange, California
California State Univ Fullerton
Other
Argosy University Orange County
Master's

Education

Chapman University, Orange, California

California State Univ Fullerton (Other)

Argosy University Orange County (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Troy will travel within 20 miles of Pomona, CA 91766.


About Troy

Hello! I am currently a History teacher at a middle school in the Pomona Valley area. I have been teaching for 15 years and also have taught language arts. I enjoy students and their thirst for knowledge. I can tutor almost any subject with the exception of math. I am punctual and do continuous follow-up on all students.

Education

Chapman University, Orange, California
California State Univ Fullerton
Other
Argosy University Orange County
Master's

Education

Chapman University, Orange, California

California State Univ Fullerton (Other)

Argosy University Orange County (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Pomona, CA 91766

Troy’s Subjects

English:
ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English,
Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, SAT Reading,
TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
Psychology, Sociology
Language:
TOEFL
History:
American History, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Religion,
World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism,
Special Needs
Business:
Career Development, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Career Development, College Counseling,
SAT Reading,
TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Soccer
Corporate Training:
Career Development, College Counseling,
Criminal Justice, Grammar, Public Speaking

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 Troy L.

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