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Peter G.

Warminster, PA

$45/hr

Foreign Language, Business, Computer, Math, multiple subjects tutor

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Foreign Language, Business, Computer, Math, multiple subjects tutor

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I have worked for 20 years in the private sector in business and financial services. I currently hold a teaching certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for Business, Information Technology, and Computers in grades K-12. I have used such applications as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access on a professional basis.

My bachelor's degree is in Computer Management Information Systems from Holy Family University. I also have undergraduate experience in teaching Spanish and French and am proficient in Italian and Portuguese. I have also studied German and Dutch and used both conversationally with friends. I have tutored in many subjects including ESL, grammar and spelling, algebra, geometry, biology, and social studies.

I am flexible with different learning styles as I realize not all students learn the same way or at the same rate so I try to adapt my teaching to what works for that individual learner. I offer group rates and discount rates for sessions 2 hours or more.

I have all three of my clearances to work in schools: Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Background Check, and Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, which are current for the 2013-2014 school year and I have on hand for those who request these documents.

Testimonials

"We have been happy with this tutor."

- Lyn ( Yasmina's mom), Bordentown, NJ on 5/20/13

"A very good instructor"

- Roy, Lambertville, NJ on 9/27/11
Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Discrete Math,
Prealgebra, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
Anatomy, Biology, Ecology, Geology, Physical Science, Physiology
Language:
Dutch,
ESL/ESOL,
Portuguese,
Romanian, Spanish,
TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Accounting,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Biology, Dutch,
Economics, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Prealgebra, Spanish,
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ASVAB, GED, GRE, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting,
Business,
Dutch,
Economics, ESL/ESOL,
Finance,
General Computer,
Grammar, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word,
Portuguese,
Proofreading, Spanish,
Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Accounting

I exceeded the passing score on the Praxis exam for Business Education Content Knowledge (0101) and am certified to teach Business classes by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for grades K-12.

Algebra 1

I am a substitute teacher who has taught and tutored algebra at the middle school, high school, and college levels.

Algebra 2

I am a substitute teacher who has taught and tutored algebra at the middle school, high school, and college levels.

Business

I exceeded the passing score on the Praxis exam for Business Education Content Knowledge (0101) and am certified to teach Business classes by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for grades K-12.

Computer Science

I currently hold a teaching certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for Business, Information Technology, and Computers in grades K-12. I have used such applications as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access on a professional basis over the past 20 years. My bachelor's degree is in Computer Management Information Systems from Holy Family University.

Discrete Math

As a substitute teacher, I have experience in mathematics for grades 1-12. I was a member of the mathletes competitive team in grade and high schools. I have passed the fundamental knowledge Praxis test and hold an intern certificate to teach Business, Computers, and Information Technology in the state of Pennsylvania.

Dutch

I speak and read basic Dutch (Netherlands). As a conversational speaker, familiar with the pronunciation and grammar of the language, I chat with friends who are native speakers from Curaçao, Suriname, and the Netherlands.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a substitute teacher in elementary school teaching all grades K-5 and specialize in math, language arts, and social studies.

ESL/ESOL

I am fluent in Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese. I have tutored neighbors especially from Latin American countries in English and also have passed the WyzAnt tests in English and Grammar. I am a substitute teacher and have taught anything from Phonics in elementary school to Linguistics in college.

Finance

I have a college degree in computer management information systems, and have worked many years in the financial services sector.

I am a BCIT (business, computer, and information technology) teacher and also tutor students in accounting and business math.

General Computer

As a teacher in both middle and high school, I have also taught computer applications such as Microsoft Office and Google Drive. I've also used Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint for two decades as a professional.

Microsoft Access

I have used Microsoft Access professionally for database management while in the financial services field and hold a B.A. in Computer Management Information Systems. In addition, I am certified as an Information Technology instructor by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Microsoft Excel

I have 20 years of experience using Excel at the professional level. I have also taught Excel and other spreadsheet programs at the middle and high school levels. I have tutored students of many ages from teen to adult.

Microsoft PowerPoint

As a professional in the business field, I had used PowerPoint and other MS Office applications for over 20 years.

Microsoft Windows

I have tutored students who have never used computers in how to use the Windows operating system and am a certified computer instructor for grades K-12 by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Microsoft Word

I have taught Word and other word processing programs at the middle and high school levels. I have tutored students of many ages from teen to adult.

Phonics

I am fluent in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, and Romanian. I have tutored neighbors especially from Latin American countries in English and Grammar and also have passed the Wyzant tests in those subjects. I am a substitute teacher and have taught anything from Phonics in elementary school to Linguistics in college.

Portuguese

Era um graduado de la universidad de Pennsylvania State University Intensive Language Institute programa para o português brasileiro e continental em 1988. Eu cresci com os vizinhos do Brasil também.

(I was a graduate of the 1988 University of Pennsylvania Intensive Language Institute Program for Portuguese both Brazilian and Continental. I grew up with neighbors from Brazil as well.)

Social Studies

I have passed the tests on Wyzant for American History, European History, Geography, World History, and Government & Politics.

I am also a substitute teacher who has taught Social Studies at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels.

I am also fluent in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German and Romanian despite not passing the rudimentary testing for Italian, French, and German on Wyzant. I have tutored those languages and cultural studies privately to high school and college students for a cheaper rate than the rates on this website.

Spanish

Estudiaba español en la escuela secundaria durante cuatro años y varios años en la universidad. Crecí con los vecinos de Venezuela y mi cuñado es de Guatemala.
También soy maestro sustituto de español en las escuelas intermedias y secundarias.

I studied Spanish in high school for four years and several years in college. I grew up with neighbors from Venezuela and my brother-in-law is from Guatemala.
I am also a substitute Spanish teacher in middle and high schools.

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Holy Family University
Computer Info System
Delaware Valley College
Other

Education

Holy Family University (Computer Info System)

Delaware Valley College (Other)

We have been happy with this tutor. — Peter is very comprehensive. He provides worksheets to study during the week and accesses computer sites that are helpful and sends reviews after some lessons. He arrives on time and is encouraging and positive to kids struggling with academics. He has a friendly, intelligent personality. He answers emails promptly. We are glad to recommend him. ...

— Lyn ( Yasmina's mom), Bordentown, NJ on 5/20/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Discount rates available for groups and two-hour sessions. Rates for travel more than 10 miles from Warminster are adjusted for gas expenses.

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 20 miles of Warminster, PA 18974.


About Peter

I have worked for 20 years in the private sector in business and financial services. I currently hold a teaching certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for Business, Information Technology, and Computers in grades K-12. I have used such applications as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access on a professional basis.

My bachelor's degree is in Computer Management Information Systems from Holy Family University. I also have undergraduate experience in teaching Spanish and French and am proficient in Italian and Portuguese. I have also studied German and Dutch and used both conversationally with friends. I have tutored in many subjects including ESL, grammar and spelling, algebra, geometry, biology, and social studies.

I am flexible with different learning styles as I realize not all students learn the same way or at the same rate so I try to adapt my teaching to what works for that individual learner. I offer group rates and discount rates for sessions 2 hours or more.

I have all three of my clearances to work in schools: Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Background Check, and Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, which are current for the 2013-2014 school year and I have on hand for those who request these documents.

Testimonials

"We have been happy with this tutor."

- Lyn ( Yasmina's mom), Bordentown, NJ on 5/20/13

"A very good instructor"

- Roy, Lambertville, NJ on 9/27/11

Education

Holy Family University
Computer Info System
Delaware Valley College
Other

Education

Holy Family University (Computer Info System)

Delaware Valley College (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Discount rates available for groups and two-hour sessions. Rates for travel more than 10 miles from Warminster are adjusted for gas expenses.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Warminster, PA 18974

Peter’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Discrete Math,
Prealgebra, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
Anatomy, Biology, Ecology, Geology, Physical Science, Physiology
Language:
Dutch,
ESL/ESOL,
Portuguese,
Romanian, Spanish,
TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Accounting,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Biology, Dutch,
Economics, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Prealgebra, Spanish,
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ASVAB, GED, GRE, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting,
Business,
Dutch,
Economics, ESL/ESOL,
Finance,
General Computer,
Grammar, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word,
Portuguese,
Proofreading, Spanish,
Statistics

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

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