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Christina P.

Commerce City, CO

$40/hr

Well-rounded to meet your individual learning needs!

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Background check passed as of 4/12/15
4.7 Avg. Rating
 
 
13 Ratings
 
 
14hrs Response Time
Very patient and able to teach in many different ways
— Megan, Denver, CO on 10/18/11

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Colorado State University
Liberal Arts
University of Phoenix
MBA

Education

Colorado State University (Liberal Arts)

University of Phoenix (MBA)

About Christina

Everyone can learn, but not all of us learn the same way. My goal is to individualize your experience in a way that makes learning work for YOU! I thrive on finding creative ways to effectively communicate difficult or technical information. I have been a natural teacher all of my life, tutoring those around me whenever I am the subject-matter-expert.

Educating others has always been my passion. I volunteered as a calculus tutor in high school. As an undergraduate, I took several education and ESL classes with the goal to teach English as a second language abroad. Instead, I fell in love with and married my best friend/husband, stayed in the US, and pursued the IT career I had started to earn my way through college. I eventually earned an MBA in technology management. I am disabled and no longer have my day job, so I love the opportunity that tutoring provides me to stay active helping others. Since driving can be difficult for me, I offer a discount if students come to my home.

We adopted our school-age daughter through social services. She has PTSD and ADHD, and my younger sister is dyslexic, so I am familiar with special needs and how it can impact the learning experience. I have tutored numerous subjects throughout my life from science to English, from Spanish to math, and numerous computer software topics. I am comfortable tutoring any age, younger child through older adult. I can’t wait to meet you and help you to learn and grow.
Everyone can learn, but not all of us learn the same way. My goal is to individualize your experience in a way that makes learning work for YOU! I thrive on finding creative ways to effectively communicate difficult or technical information. I have been a natural teacher all of my life, tutoring those around me whenever I am the… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required

Discounts available if you come to my home or the library near me for lessons. Email me through WyzAnt for details.

Travel Radius
Travels within 9 miles of Commerce City, CO 80022
Background Check: Passed

"Very patient and able to teach in many different ways"

- Megan, Denver, CO on 10/18/11

"Very patient and a determined problem solver."

- Julia, Denver, CO on 5/24/13

"Great session"

- Joe, Broomfield, CO on 1/24/11

"Excellent Session"

- Danny, Denver, CO on 7/29/10
Math:
Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Differential Equations, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
English:
Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Biology, Geology, Philosophy, Physical Science, Psychology, Zoology
Computer:
Computer Programming, Desktop Publishing, General Computer, HTML, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Project, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word,
SQL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish, TOEFL
History:
Government & Politics, Religion, World History
Music:
Ear Training, General Music
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Business,
Career Development, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Word,
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking
Corporate Training:
Business,
Career Development, ESL/ESOL,
General Computer, Grammar, HTML, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word,
Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish, SQL

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Business

I have an MBA with a Technology Management emphasis.

ESL/ESOL

My undergraduate work was in Latin American studies with an English minor in linguistics. Most of my course work was in ESL, with a goal to teach English in Latin America. I decided to stay in the country and marry my best friend, but still enjoy helping people from other nations learn English.

General Music

I played the piano regularly from 3rd grade through high school, now only occasionally, and sang from 2nd grade through present including many audition-only choirs.

Microsoft Excel

I have used Excel professionally for over 14 years and have also taught others to use it for almost as long, both in my daily life and as a professional tutor. I am familiar with versions through 2007 which I currently use in my job.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I have used PowerPoint in my education as part of my course work for the MBA program and for presentations for my jobs over the past 9 years. I have also used it in my volunteer position as a board member of the non-profit Marine Aquarium Society of Colorado.

Microsoft Word

I have used Word since I was in school and professionally for over 14 years. I am familiar with versions all the way through 2007, which I currently use in my job.

Special Needs

My adopted daughter has PTSD and ADHD, so I am familiar with techniques that have been effective in helping her learn.

Colorado State University
Liberal Arts
University of Phoenix
MBA

Education

Colorado State University (Liberal Arts)

University of Phoenix (MBA)

Very patient and able to teach in many different ways — Christina was an amazing tutor. She helped me relearn my algebra for college and is very understanding and patient. When I was not able to grasp the concept one way she always had a back up plan to make sure no question was left unanswered. I would highly recommend her for anyone who needs help or needing to refresher in math. She is a great tutor. ...

— Megan, Denver, CO on 10/18/11

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Discounts available if you come to my home or the library near me for lessons. Email me through WyzAnt for details.

Travel policy

Christina will travel within 9 miles of Commerce City, CO 80022.

Background Check Status for Christina P.

Christina P. passed a background check on 4/12/15. The check was ordered by Christina through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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