I am a professional educator and tutor. I have an BA in Science
from the Cleveland State University. I have worked in university research labs (Cleveland State) as well as hospital laboratories (Woman's Hospital, Cleveland). I have done a college Psychology internship at hospitals for the mentally ill (at Cleveland State Mental Hospital).
My graduate work was performed through California State University Dominguez Hills, CA, where I studied the Humanities (History
) with a major concentration in History.
I have been certified to teach in the States of New Hampshire and Ohio with credentials in Science, Psychology, Social Studies
, and Business
. This term I am teaching Physical Science
and Forensic Science (CSI).
In my current position I have mentored our Science Club to a first place winner's trophy (and college scholarships )in a New England (2010) Science Competition. I serve on my school district's Staff Development Committee which sees to updating the education of other teachers.
I am currently a professional tutor for a New Hampshire School District as well as a full time teacher during the day. I have taught both night and Summer school in my areas of expertise. I have tutored students for the Juvenile Court system, students with learning disabilities such as ADHD
, High Functioning Autism
, blindness, and emotional disorders.
Before I became a teacher, I was a businessman, having had a career as both a stockbroker (Merrill Lynch) and a Marketing
Representative for (the then-named) Daimler Chrysler, as well as managing my own dealership. During my business career I traveled extensively to train adults in sales and marketing techniques.
I have traveled overseas and am especially fond of Italy, Germany,Austria, and Switzerland. Artistically I am fond of the works of Mozart in music and the paintings of John Singer Sargent as well as the Italian
I believe that learning CAN happen if the student is willing to practice what is being taught and approach the subject with an open mind. Often students are turned of by a "cookie cutter" approach which just contains a list of facts. I teach by analogy which gives the student a scaffold of their current knowledge to build upon for success.
24 hours notice required
Rates may be adjusted by prior agreement for specialized sessions or distances beyond my normal travel area.
Travels within 25 miles of Fitzwilliam, NH 03447