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Jim A.

Valley Village English Skills Tutor

Valley Village, CA (91607)

Travel radius
3 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I have a broad background in English and Communications from which I draw upon to support my tutor activities. I’m also currently working as a Freelance Business Writer, and before that was Director of Communications for the American Lung Association’s LA office, which included administering their social media program. Prior to that, I was Worldwide Director of Public Relations for a large tech company, where I implemented all communications plans and strategies for their business units.

I've held a number of public relations positions at a major film studio, both in corporate communications and motion picture publicity. As an independent Communications Consultant, I've served customers in the entertainment, technology, healthcare and non-profit areas.

I'm a patient mentor and love working with students of any age who have the desire to learn, but need that bit of extra help. I have a BA in Journalism from Marquette University and studied in the MFA Cinema/TV Program at the University of Southern California, as well as Film Arts Foundation in San Francisco and the UCLA Extension Writers Program (for fiction and screenplay/TV writing).

As of fall 2013, I've started working with the Sherry Lansing Foundation Primetime LAUSD mentor program to help Los Angeles high school seniors prepare their personal statements for college admission.

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Jim’s subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Word
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

American History

I can help you with all American History subject areas, from early discovery and colonial times to Civil War and 20th Century issues. Elementary, High School and Undergrad.

English

I have experience with all elementary, high school and undergrad English reading and composition courses.

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Education

Marquette University

Univesity of Southern California (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jim will travel within 3 miles of Valley Village, CA 91607.

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