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Donna C.

Phoenix, AZ

$40/hour

MBA Finance, Quant Studies, MA English, Teaching Cert. in English

Background check passed as of 2/20/14
5.0 average from 5 ratings

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Sociology
U of Cincinnati
MBA
Central CT State U
Master's

Education

(Sociology)

U of Cincinnati (MBA)

Central CT State U (Master's)

About Donna

I would like to get back into tutoring as I have been substitute teaching for over a year now. I substitute grades K-12 here in Phoenix. I have several outstanding skills sets. I love to learn and help others. My enthusiasm is definitely contagious.

I have a Master's in English as well as a Teaching Certification in English. I'm qualified in virtually all WyzAnt English skill areas including reading, writing, ACT & SAT reading and writing, grammar, vocabulary, ESL, TOEFL. I enjoy tutoring in English. People judge a person in 30 seconds...how you express yourself matters!

My MBA is a double major in Finance and Quantitative studies, providing me with outstanding training for a successful Wall St. career. I spent 20+ years on Wall St. programming, and managing software development projects for portfolio managers and traders...covering equities, currencies, futures and fixed income. I have extensive experience in training clients to use financial systems. I draw upon my MBA studies for tutoring in business, study skills, economics and statistics. Along with substitute teaching, I currently trade foreign currencies for my own account.

I use lesson plans with my students. These state the student's goals and details how we're going to reach them. It produces results. I feel it is a win-win situation for my students!

Regards,
Donna

"She will provide an excellent role model for young people to emulate and will create a learning environment that promotes opportunities for her students to excel in their own academic endeavors. Donna would be an asset to any organization, and I am happy to give her my endorsement."

Sincerely,

Matthew B.
I would like to get back into tutoring as I have been substitute teaching for over a year now. I substitute grades K-12 here in Phoenix. I have several outstanding skills sets. I love to learn and help others. My enthusiasm is definitely contagious.

I have a Master's in English
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Cancellation
2 hours notice required

Tutoring rate is $40.00.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Phoenix, AZ 85016
Background Check: Passed
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Discrete Math, Econometrics,
Prealgebra, Probability
Art:
Art History
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Business,
Economics, Finance, GRE

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Business

Before I received my MBA in Finance and Quantitative Studies, I graduated with my MA in English and a teaching certification in English. I have taught and tutored for several years, including teaching at risk students in NYC.

While working on Wall Street, I worked on the development of portfolio and trading systems. I also trained my clients on all software that I participated in developing. That makes 18 years of training. This experience, I believe, uniquely qualifies me to to serve as a tutor with WyzAnt.

Econometrics

Because I have extensive training and practical experience in the fields of statistics and economics and and math, I definitely feel qualified to help students studying this class material. (My MBA is in Finance and Quant Studies.) Currently I work as a high school computer lab teacher where I assist students with economics, math, and beginning statistics, although my work has included hypotheses testing and probabilities of future behavior. Also, I have passed Wyzant tests in economics and statistics and Pre algebra.

The definition of Econometrics is the application of statistical and mathematical theories to economics for the purpose of testing hypotheses and forecasting future trends. You can see tutoring in Econometrics would be a very good fit.

Sociology
U of Cincinnati
MBA
Central CT State U
Master's

Education

(Sociology)

U of Cincinnati (MBA)

Central CT State U (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Tutoring rate is $40.00.

Travel policy

Donna will travel within 25 miles of Phoenix, AZ 85016.