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Dan W.

Arlington, VA

$55/hr

Skilled, patient and experienced tutor

Background check passed as of 6/27/14
Usually responds in about 18 hours

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Hello,

My name is Dan and I am a tutor that may help you!

My educational background includes a BA in Environmental Studies from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I hold a Master of Public Administration degree from George Mason University. I am also currently enrolled at George Mason University pursuing a PhD in Education-specializing in higher education administration with a research interest in ADHD and college students. I am also currently working on becoming a certified ADHD coach.

I have experience teaching part-time for over 8 years and have worked with students from nursery school to college.

Testimonials

"Outstanding Bar Mitzvah Tutor!"

- Moises, Lorton, VA on 9/14/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Statistics
English:
Bible Studies, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology, Biology, Ecology, Geology, Philosophy, Physical Science, Sociology
Computer:
Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Language:
Hebrew,
Spanish
History:
Anthropology, Geography, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Special Needs
Business:
Career Development,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, QuickBooks
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology, Elementary (K-6th),
Geometry, Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development,
SOL
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
Career Development,
Grammar, Hebrew,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, 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.

ADD/ADHD

I am currently training to become an ADHD Coach. I have experience teaching students with ADHD, and my current research involves ADHD, as well.

Career Development

I have been a co-instructor of a career development class for college students called "College to the Workplace". The class included resumes, interviews, portfolios, and general professionalism.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently in my 7th year of teaching at a religious school where I teach 3rd grade. I have also taught 5th, 6th, and 4th for various classes. I have also worked as a Kindergarten teacher assistant.

General Music

I have experience in music from playing in band for 7 years in middle school and high school. I also was a part of an orchestra while in college. I have experience teaching basic music skills including how to read music.

Hebrew

I have 8 years experience teaching Hebrew. I have experience tutoring Hebrew, as well. I have taught modern Hebrew, prayers, Torah and Hafatorah portions, letters and vowels, and reading.

Oboe

I have 7 years of experience with the oboe (middle school and high school). I have performed with a number of ensembles, including All-County, All-District, and All-State Honor Bands. Other ensembles with which I have performed include: Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra, UNC Symphony Orchestra, and UNCW Wind Ensemble.

University of North Carolina
Env. Studies
George Mason University- MPA
Master's
George Mason University- PhD- Higher Education Administration- Research interest in ADHD
Enrolled

Education

University of North Carolina (Env. Studies)

George Mason University- MPA (Master's)

George Mason University- PhD- Higher Education Administration- Research interest in ADHD (Enrolled)

Outstanding Bar Mitzvah Tutor! — We want to thank Dan for tutoring our son for his Bar Mitzvah. Our son truly enjoyed working with you. Thanks to you, he dramatically improved his Hebrew fluency needed to read the blessings, Maftir and Haftorah portions for his Bar Mitzvah. Through your balanced approach, which included not only practicing the prayers and portions, but also explaining the meaning of doing Bar Mitzvah, our son g ...

— Moises, Lorton, VA on 9/14/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Rates are flexible and vary by subject matter. I also provide extra time as an incentive for selecting me as a tutor.

Travel policy

Dan will travel within 20 miles of Arlington, VA 22201.


About Dan

Hello,

My name is Dan and I am a tutor that may help you!

My educational background includes a BA in Environmental Studies from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I hold a Master of Public Administration degree from George Mason University. I am also currently enrolled at George Mason University pursuing a PhD in Education-specializing in higher education administration with a research interest in ADHD and college students. I am also currently working on becoming a certified ADHD coach.

I have experience teaching part-time for over 8 years and have worked with students from nursery school to college.

Testimonials

"Outstanding Bar Mitzvah Tutor!"

- Moises, Lorton, VA on 9/14/14

Education

University of North Carolina
Env. Studies
George Mason University- MPA
Master's
George Mason University- PhD- Higher Education Administration- Research interest in ADHD
Enrolled

Education

University of North Carolina (Env. Studies)

George Mason University- MPA (Master's)

George Mason University- PhD- Higher Education Administration- Research interest in ADHD (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
36 hours notice required

Rates are flexible and vary by subject matter. I also provide extra time as an incentive for selecting me as a tutor.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Arlington, VA 22201

Dan’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Statistics
English:
Bible Studies, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology, Biology, Ecology, Geology, Philosophy, Physical Science, Sociology
Computer:
Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Language:
Hebrew,
Spanish
History:
Anthropology, Geography, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Special Needs
Business:
Career Development,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, QuickBooks
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology, Elementary (K-6th),
Geometry, Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development,
SOL
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
Career Development,
Grammar, Hebrew,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, 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.


Background Check Status for Dan W.

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