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Hi, I'm an empty-nester mom and looking for some part-time tutoring work. I have two grown daughters and have always loved teaching. Before having children, I received a B.A. in Psychology, a M.A. in Sociology, and a Secondary Teaching Credential at California State University at Chico, CA. I taught Sociology at C.S.U., Chico for one year before I moved to L.A. with my husband for his career.
I volunteered for many years at my children's pre-school, elementary, junior, and senior high schools in Brentwood, CA. and Palos Verdes, CA. I love teaching children and helping them to succeed! I enjoy tutoring all subjects, especially English; writing, reading,and comprehension. I have many local references available from past and current tutoring jobs. I have some afternoons, early evenings and some week-ends free, if notified in advance.
I am an excellent cook! I've been cooking my whole life and enjoy entertaining monthly. I belong to a Friday night appetizer group and a monthly dinner group. I have taught some cooking classes to my students to teach reading and comprehension and measurements while following recipe directions.
I have been privately tutoring children from K-11th for 3 years in San Pedro. I have many references available. I am currently tutoring 3 third graders and 2 fifth graders. Prior to privately tutoring, I volunteered for 20 years in my children's schools in the Palos Verdes School District from pre-K through junior high. During my Masters program at C.S.U. Chico, I taught Sociology.
I have been teaching study skills to my children and my students for many years. I have references available from my students' parents and teachers.
California State Univ. Chico
California State University, Chico (Master's)
Most improved, thanks to Kai! — Kai has been tutoring our daughter for three months, primarily in language arts. Just a week ago, my daughter, who has struggled with reading comprehension, was awarded the Most Improved Student in Reading! I am sure that Kai's patient, methodical approach had everything to do with this improvement. Great tutor whom I strongly recommend. ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00
Cancellation: 2 hours notice required
Kai will travel within 10 miles of San Pedro, CA 90732.
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