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JoAnne S.

Napa, CA

$40/hour

College Instructor

In-person lessons
4.9 average from 56 ratings
Good Tutor
— Geoffrey, Walnut Creek, CA on 6/8/15

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Mech Eng
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University of Virginia (Mech Eng)

University of Phoenix (Master's)

University of Washington (Master's)

About JoAnne

I am currently a college and university teacher with many years of teaching both K-12 students, college students, and adult education students. Subjects I teach include computer networking, programming, office applications, GIS, math, screenwriting, physics, electronics, chemistry and graphics. My bachelors of science is in Mechanical Engineering. In addition I have a masters in Computer Information Systems, a certificate in computer programming and a liberal arts degree. Currently I am pursuing my Masters in Applied Math from University of Washington. I love math and writing. The secretary to the Solano College president once took a class from me and she said to me, "If a student can't learn from me, he or she can't learn." I am well-regarded and loved as a teacher on my campuses. I have often tutored students in various subjects. I love to learn and hopefully inspire that in all that I reach. I use humor and fun and simple explanation to inspire learning. I am currently a college and university teacher with many years of teaching both K-12 students, college students, and adult education students. Subjects I teach include computer networking, programming, office applications, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Napa, CA 94558
In-person lessons

"Good Tutor"

- Geoffrey, Walnut Creek, CA on 6/8/15

"Really helpful, kind and patient!"

- Jason, Napa, CA on 7/25/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Joe, Napa, CA on 11/11/11
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Chemistry, Physics
Art:
Theatre
English:
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, SAT Math
Computer:
C++,
General Computer,
Microsoft Access,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, QuickBooks, SQL, Visual Basic,
Web Design
History:
World History
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary
Business:
Accounting, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, QuickBooks

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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C++

I have a programming certificate (2 year course), I have taught multiple semesters of C++, I have had jobs where I programmed in C++ plus I have a Masters in Computer information systems where we had to program in C**.

General Computer

I have a Masters in Computer Science, and a certificate in Computer Programming. I teach programming, networking, office applications and web design at Napa Community College and Solano Community College. I am a professional computer consultant and have been for over fifteen years.

Microsoft Access

I am a certified Microsoft Access specialist. I am also a database designer and having been building applications in Access with Visual Basic for Application code for over 20 years. Access is my favorite application - one I have been teaching people about for over 12 years. It would be my pleasure to help you with both Access and Excel.

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office Expert Certification

Theatre

I have studied Theatre in depth, through the early Greek dramas to contemporary film. I also teach screenwriting and film currently through my online school.

Visual Basic

I have been programming with Visual Basic for many years (10+) in all versions. Currently I teach programming using Visual Studio. I also program in Visual Basic in Microsoft applications. I have a certificate in Computer Programming from Davis and a Masters in Computer Information Systems.

Web Design

I am a professional web designer and teach web design at Solano Community College and Napa Community College. I am proficient in Dreamweaver, HTML, Expressions, Javascript, C++, ASP.NET and Flash.

University of Virginia
Mech Eng
University of Phoenix
Master's
University of Washington
Master's

Education

University of Virginia (Mech Eng)

University of Phoenix (Master's)

University of Washington (Master's)

Good Tutor — JoAnne is a very knowledgeable and patient tutor when teaching SAT math to my child, she found various math basics she had not been taught, I would recommend her. ...

— Geoffrey, Walnut Creek, CA on 6/8/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

JoAnne will travel within 25 miles of Napa, CA 94558.