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Marcella C.

Irving, TX

$50/hr

Math Tutor (Middle & High School, Dev. Math, College Algebra)

Background check passed as of 12/12/13
Usually responds in about 39 minutes

Math Tutor (Middle & High School, Dev. Math, College Algebra)

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I plant seeds of knowledge that grow exponentially.

My specialty is in tutoring math. More specifically, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Developmental math and College Algebra.

I have a BS in mathematics and an MS in secondary education. Currently, I am a
certified secondary math teacher, grades 6 through 12, in Texas, Georgia and Louisiana. I have 17 years of experience in teaching as a public school math educator and 6 years of experience within the community college level. I have a proven record of increasing test scores, decreasing the dropout rate and getting to know my customers by determining exactly what their needs are and being dedicated to producing customer satisfaction.

As you can see, I have a rich background in the education field with a consistent focus in developing my business as a successful educator.

Testimonials

"Extremely thorough and patient."

- Lisa, Irving, TX on 2/1/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Computer:
Microsoft Publisher,
Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math,
Study Skills
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GRE, SAT Math, TAKS
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Word

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.

Algebra 1

I am a highly qualified math teacher certified to teach here in Texas. I have spent 6 years teaching Algebra 1.

Elementary Math

I have spent 5 years teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math. I have also tutored students for 4th and 5th grade math.

Geometry

I am a highly qualified Math teacher who has taught Geometry for 8 years.

Microsoft Publisher

I have used Microsoft Publisher and asked my students to submit assignments using Microsoft Publisher for more than 8 years.

Microsoft Windows

I have used Microsoft Windows and asked my students to submit assignments using Microsoft Windows for more than 8 years.

Prealgebra

I have taught Pre-Algebra for 4 years here in Texas.

Study Skills

I am currently teaching a learning frameworks course at a community college.

TAKS

I have quite a bit of experience with TAKS testing in Texas. I was teaching in Texas when the required test for public schools was TAKS. It is now STAAR.

Xavier University
Math
Texas A&M - Commerce
Master's
Argosy University
Other

Education

Xavier University (Math)

Texas A&M - Commerce (Master's)

Argosy University (Other)

Extremely thorough and patient. — Ms. Marcella is excellent. She does an excellent job engaging my 12 year old to determine her strengths and weaknesses. She also goes the extra mile by contacting my daughter's teacher to develop a game plan on how to tutor my daughter on the exact areas needed. My daughter has improved her grades from Cs to As in just three weeks. Her confidence has also improved. Ms. Marcella is outstanding. ...

— Lisa, Irving, TX on 2/1/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Marcella will travel within 30 miles of Irving, TX 75039.


About Marcella

I plant seeds of knowledge that grow exponentially.

My specialty is in tutoring math. More specifically, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Developmental math and College Algebra.

I have a BS in mathematics and an MS in secondary education. Currently, I am a
certified secondary math teacher, grades 6 through 12, in Texas, Georgia and Louisiana. I have 17 years of experience in teaching as a public school math educator and 6 years of experience within the community college level. I have a proven record of increasing test scores, decreasing the dropout rate and getting to know my customers by determining exactly what their needs are and being dedicated to producing customer satisfaction.

As you can see, I have a rich background in the education field with a consistent focus in developing my business as a successful educator.

Testimonials

"Extremely thorough and patient."

- Lisa, Irving, TX on 2/1/14
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Education

Xavier University
Math
Texas A&M - Commerce
Master's
Argosy University
Other

Education

Xavier University (Math)

Texas A&M - Commerce (Master's)

Argosy University (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Irving, TX 75039

Marcella’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Computer:
Microsoft Publisher,
Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math,
Study Skills
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus, SAT Math, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GRE, SAT Math, TAKS
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Word

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.


Background Check Status for Marcella C.

Marcella C. passed a background check on 12/12/13. The check was ordered by Marcella through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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