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Peter S.

Manchester, NH

$89/hr

Physics, computer programming,... tutoring & IT career mentoring

Background check passed as of 1/17/12
Usually responds in about 8 hours

Physics, computer programming,... tutoring & IT career mentoring

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Peter is currently a high school physics teacher. He is College Board trained and approved to teach AP Physics B; students in his classes have averaged a "4". In addition, Peter is College Board trained and approved to teach AP Computer Science; computer programming is in his blood and he is exceptionally successful teaching and tutoring programming. Prior to teaching, Peter spent nine years as a management consultant. Prior to that, he led the development of and programmed computers for software companies and for various Fortune 500 companies from Silicon Valley to Wall Street to London and Paris. At various times throughout his career, Peter taught programming classes at several local colleges.

Peter has master's and bachelor's degrees in computer science. He also holds a post master's degree, CAGS, in education.

You will be happy with the pragmatic, practical approach he'll employ to achieve your learning goals.

Testimonials

"Best of Both Worlds"

- Matt, Londonderry, NH on 4/15/12

"Great thorough knowledge of the concept, and very easy to work with."

- Elliot, Bedford, NH on 1/6/13

"Great Progress"

- Peter, Center Strafford, NH on 5/3/12

"Great tutor"

- Ola, Manchester, NH on 1/30/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra
Science:
Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
C,
C++,
Computer Programming,
Computer Science,
General Computer,
HTML, Java,
Linux,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer),
Oracle,
SQL, UNIX,
Web Design
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Physics,
Prealgebra
Corporate Training:
C++,
General Computer,
HTML, Java,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer),
SQL, Web Design

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.

C

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products often written in C. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire.

C++

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products often written in C++. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire.

Computer Programming

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire.

Computer Science

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry programming and leading the development of software products. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire.

General Computer

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire. A Google search on my name will yield, among other things, various articles on computer that I have published in respected worldwide technology publications.

Java

Peter holds bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, he has worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products often written in Java. For almost ten years after that, he worked for a management-consulting firm where he consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, he has taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire.

Linux

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products using Linux systems programming, Linux shells, common Linux graphics systems (X-Windows), etc. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire.

Networking (Computer)

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products including networked software. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I implemented several networks and network management systems.

Oracle

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products using ORACLE. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I consulted on the use of ORACLE and performed troubleshooting tasks for existing ORACLE implementations.

Physics

Peter is College Board trained and approved to teach AP Physics B. Students in his classes have averaged a 4 on the AP Physics B examination.

UNIX

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products using UNIX systems programming, UNIX shells, common UNIX graphics systems, etc. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire.

Web Design

I hold bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer Science. For ten years, I worked in the software industry developing and leading the development of software products often using Web Design methods and tools. For almost ten years after that, I worked for a management-consulting firm where I consulted into Information Technology Groups at Fortune 500 companies. Some of that work was leading the development of and designing and developing websites. Throughout those 20 years, I taught various programming classes at local colleges around New Hampshire including classes on HTML and building websites.

Peter’s Resources

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For the past few years, I've spent most of my time teaching and tutoring on physics, but I also tutor students in programming languages such as C, C++ and Java. These languages are three of the most difficult to learn due in large part to their comprehensiveness. These and languages very similar to them are the programming languages used to implement most of the highest performing and... read more

University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Computer Science
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Master's
University of New England
Other

Education

University of Massachusetts, Lowell (Computer Science)

University of Massachusetts, Lowell (Master's)

University of New England (Other)

Best of Both Worlds — Peter has a unique mixture of technical skills and experience as well as teaching experience which is an important combination. Too often tutors can have the technical knowledge needed but lack the patience and skill to convey what they know to the student. Computers can be frustrating on their own without a tutor who cannot really teach. You won't have this problem with Pete. ...

— Matt, Londonderry, NH on 4/15/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $89.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 10 miles of Manchester, NH 03102.


About Peter

Peter is currently a high school physics teacher. He is College Board trained and approved to teach AP Physics B; students in his classes have averaged a "4". In addition, Peter is College Board trained and approved to teach AP Computer Science; computer programming is in his blood and he is exceptionally successful teaching and tutoring programming. Prior to teaching, Peter spent nine years as a management consultant. Prior to that, he led the development of and programmed computers for software companies and for various Fortune 500 companies from Silicon Valley to Wall Street to London and Paris. At various times throughout his career, Peter taught programming classes at several local colleges.

Peter has master's and bachelor's degrees in computer science. He also holds a post master's degree, CAGS, in education.

You will be happy with the pragmatic, practical approach he'll employ to achieve your learning goals.

Testimonials

"Best of Both Worlds"

- Matt, Londonderry, NH on 4/15/12

"Great thorough knowledge of the concept, and very easy to work with."

- Elliot, Bedford, NH on 1/6/13

"Great Progress"

- Peter, Center Strafford, NH on 5/3/12

"Great tutor"

- Ola, Manchester, NH on 1/30/12
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Education

University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Computer Science
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Master's
University of New England
Other

Education

University of Massachusetts, Lowell (Computer Science)

University of Massachusetts, Lowell (Master's)

University of New England (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Manchester, NH 03102

Peter’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra
Science:
Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
C,
C++,
Computer Programming,
Computer Science,
General Computer,
HTML, Java,
Linux,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer),
Oracle,
SQL, UNIX,
Web Design
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Physics,
Prealgebra
Corporate Training:
C++,
General Computer,
HTML, Java,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer),
SQL, Web Design

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.


Peter’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Peter. View all of Peter’s resources

For the past few years, I've spent most of my time teaching and tutoring on physics, but I also tutor students in programming languages such as C, C++ and Java. These languages are three of the most difficult to learn due in large part to their comprehensiveness. These and languages very similar to them are the programming languages used to implement most of the highest performing and... read more


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