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Katherine P.

BA Chemistry, PhD Biophysics, PA Certified Teacher

Royersford, PA (19468)

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Hourly fee
$55.00
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Why am I a good choice for you? I am certified in PA to teach High School Chemistry. At a recent "National Science Teacher Association Conference" in Baltimore MD, I was selected to give a lecture which presented teaching strategies to meet all learning styles. I also have all current PA and Federal clearances. In addition, I have a high school son, so I am aware of the full range of issues for today's science student.

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Katherine’s subjects

Corporate Training:
General Computer
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Art:
Science:
Computer:
Computer Science, General Computer
Math:
Algebra 1

Biology

I have a PhD in Biophysics. I currently teach 108 Biology students at a high school. I have copies of many of the common biology textbooks, and have the corresponding teacher resources for biology. I also know the required standards for both the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the public high schools.

Chemistry

I hold a PhD in Biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Chemistry from the University of Ky. I am Certified in PA to teach chemistry, and have taught High School chemistry. I have tutored students in chemistry at both the high school and college levels.

Computer Science

I am a former a Senior Systems manager of the IBM computer network at Sungard Asset Management. I currently on a daily basis use both Apple and PC hardware and software for a variety of movies, music, spreadsheet, web creation, graphics, text, and computational tasks.

Organic Chemistry

I hold a PhD in Biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Chemistry from the University of Ky. I am Certified in PA to teach chemistry, and have taught High School chemistry. I have tutored students in chemistry at both the high school and college levels. My graduate school research focused on the structural characterization of organic compounds using NMR, IR, and mass spectroscopy, so I am familiar with both the content and common techniques used in organic chemistry.

Painting

I have taken oil painting and watercolor classes for several years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in Philadelphia, most notable courses with James Toogood, artist in residence in the Bahamas. I have over 200 art books covering painting and drawing techniques and history. In addition I have about 50 art technique videos by master artists. In my art art studio, I have three professional studio easels, professional lighting for still lifes, and many other art suppies. My work is regularly shown and sold in Frazer, PA.

Physics

I have a PhD in Biophysics. I am an AP Physics teacher at a nearby high school. I have completed the AP CollegeBoard AP Physics Course and have all the resources which are distributed at the course.

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Education

University of KY (Chemistry)

Univeresity of Pennsylvania, Biophysics (PhD)

Just perfect...exceeded my wildest expectations! Got me through a class I had procrastinated about for seven years!! Katherine is nothing short of amazing. From the academic need perspective, she is incredibly intelligent, well educated, organized and has great study habits. On a personal level she is sincere, well mannered, punctual and patient. In addition she has a wonderfully positive attitude to the task ahead, which in my case was a biochemistry final exam to complete a course at the University of Californ ...

— Meredith from West Chester, PA on 6/22/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katherine will travel within 10 miles of Royersford, PA 19468.

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