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Jack P.

English, Reading, Math, Science, Computers, Navigation and Music

Sag Harbor, NY (11963)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$55.00
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I am an experienced senior professional with years in the financial services business. I have a BS in chemistry, an MS in physical chemistry and an MBA. I am an excellent speaker and writer of the English language and have tutored in ESL at all levels. I am skilled in computers and a variety of programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. I am also an amateur musician and am knowledgeable about software sequencers and making recordings, including live recordings. I have taught courses in sailing, weather and celestial navigation. Because of this varied background, I use mathematics and science in my everyday life. In teaching, I can link what appears to be abstract and boring to everyday events and make the subject interesting. I also relate events in my own experience that can make a subject come alive. I currently work in real estate sales where the daily and positive interaction with other people is pleasurable and gratifying if not always financially rewarding.

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Jack’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Chemistry
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Language:
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Accounting, Business, Economics, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, Economics, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Economics, ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Business

I have an MBA and have spent my entire career in business, principally in sales, operations, and finance. I had my own company operating as a financial intermediary and adviser to management in private equity financing and merger and acquisition transactions. I continue to source such transactions. I have served on several boards of directors including an oil and gas exploration company listed on the NYSE.

ESL/ESOL

I am certified in English and grammar. Last summer I tutored two Russian boys, ages 12 and 9 in English conversation, reading and grammar.

I am a skilled and proven problem solver and relate to people well. I understand the issues of learning a second language as I have been learning to speak, read and write Italian.

Prealgebra

I have tutored others in this subject and also use algebra frequently in my work. I believe that students should understand how the subject has application in real life and is not just a subject that must be learned.

My background in in finance and science with a career in the former and work experience in the latter. I hold an MS degree in physical chemistry and an MBA, both from the University of Virginia.

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Education

Virginia Military Institute

University of Virginia (Master's)

University of Virginia (MBA)

Excellent — Jack is a great tutor! My Director extremely pleased by classes. His English level significantly improved! Also, Jack is very responsible and always leave helpful comments after class. ...

— Kseniya from Norristown, PA on 9/28/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Group rates are available. Special prices are also available for longer assignments.

Travel policy

Jack will travel within 25 miles of Sag Harbor, NY 11963.

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