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Catherine B.

Bridgewater, NJ

$45/hr

French Science Doctor

Background check passed as of 11/16/13
Usually responds in about 4 hours

French Science Doctor

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I am a former assistant professor and come from a family of teachers. I like teaching all kids and teens, special or not, In science, math and French.
I was born in France, French language and culture is part of who I am
But I am also a PhD Scientist who tutors, taught at the university for many years prior working in US industry. I am also very sensitive to special needs students.
And so I am a French-American Science doctor, who loves to share both my native language, my native culture and my passion of science and math with patience , strategy and fun.

Math:
Prealgebra
Language:
French
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Special Needs
Corporate Training:
French

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have more than 10 years' experience tutoring and teaching to ADD and ADHD kids and teens. I am a special education alliance board member in my school district as well.
I have also 2 sons with ADHD, and received training to help them.

Biology

I am a PhD scientist, former assistant professor and worked in chemistry, biochemistry and biology field in both hospital, big pharma and biotech companies. For more than 10 years.

Chemistry

I am a former assistant professor in chemistry and have more than 15 years of experience as a PHD chemist.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a former assistant professor and doctor in science. Both my sons obtained excellent grades and scores while in elementary. They are now In 5th and 8th grades, and advanced proficient in all subjects matter.This was not easy as they are special needs kids, patience, study skills were keys to this success. I believe I have the education and the parenting experience to teach, tutor any elementary subject (math, writing, science).

Elementary Math

I am a PhD scientist and former assistant professor. I have also two kids who excelled in elementary math with my tutoring. I hope to bring this expertise to you.

Elementary Science

I am a PhD scientist and former assistant professor. Both of my kids enjoyed elementary science. I will love to tutor your child in this exciting field.

French

I am a French native. I earned all my diplomas up to my PhD in Science in France.
Bonjour, je suis née en France, je serais tres heureuse de partager mon savoir avec vous.

Nutrition

I am a former assistant professor in chemistry and have a PhD in chemistry. I did my postdoctoral study at Mount Sinai hospital, Cleveland, Ohio in the Nutrition department of professor Brunengraber from 1994 to 1997. I worked on parenteral nutrition treatment. Please see publications and patents.
As a medicinal chemist working in pharmaceutical industry, I always consider nutrition as an important factor of good health, My personal experience include cholesterol, diabetes control, allergen control, gluten free, toxicity, ....balanced diet...

Organic Chemistry

I am a doctor in chemistry. My thesis was the synthesis of precursor of Leukotrienes. I am a former assistant professor in organic chemistry, and became also a group leader in high throughput medicinal chemistry synthesis and analysis. I worked with Nobel prize Professor BArry Sharpless at coelacanth inc.

Pharmacology

I am a doctor in chemistry, former assistant professor and worked 15 years up to group leader level in pharmaceutical industries. I excel in pharmacology.

Special Needs

At five years old, I was diagnosed with dyslexia and teachers suggested I go to a special school. My parents refused, I became a doctor in science and an assistant professor. In pharmaceutical industry, I became a group leader. I've always had a motivation to help special needs kids and teens, whatever their difficulties (communication, social, language, learning disability, emotional....) I believe my medicinal background in therapeutic areas of cognition as well as my parenting experience of two special needs kids is a big advantage in understanding how special needs kids and teens need to be taught. I am a board member of Special Education Alliance SEA with Bridgewater-raritan district in Nj. I participate weekly in educational meetings for special kids: autistic, Aspergers, learning disabilities...Kids.

Study Skills

As a doctor in science and former assistant professor, I used my study skills to teach to undergraduate students and to earned advanced degrees. As a parent of 2 ADHD kids, I used also applied study skills to help them do their homeworks, get excellent grades and advanced proficiency level. Some of the study skills I excel with are memorization, communication, time management, organization, flags cards, keywords, diagrams, images, and acronyms.

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Catherine will travel within 10 miles of Bridgewater, NJ 08807.


About Catherine

I am a former assistant professor and come from a family of teachers. I like teaching all kids and teens, special or not, In science, math and French.
I was born in France, French language and culture is part of who I am
But I am also a PhD Scientist who tutors, taught at the university for many years prior working in US industry. I am also very sensitive to special needs students.
And so I am a French-American Science doctor, who loves to share both my native language, my native culture and my passion of science and math with patience , strategy and fun.

Tutor Policies

Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Catherine’s Subjects

Math:
Prealgebra
Language:
French
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Special Needs
Corporate Training:
French

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.


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