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Chris I.

Petaluma, CA

$50/hour

Ph.D in Humanities

In-person lessons

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B.S. Social Science
John F Kennedy University Orinda, CAy
MBA
Saybrook Graduate School
PhD

Education

B.S. Social Science

John F Kennedy University Orinda, CAy (MBA)

Saybrook Graduate School (PhD)

About Chris

I am a Ph.D. teaching professional with an interest in life long learning and a background in humanistic education. This includes history, literature, psychology, philosophy, and social sciences. The study of these subjects develops critical thinking skills, which are valuable in all types of careers. My students ages range from 14 to 60.

To develop skills in thinking, speaking, and writing about humanistic subjects, one must practice all three. My approach is conversational. I ask questions and develop a dialogue with clients. Then I ask them to compare and contrast themes and organize their thoughts in outline form to develop a simple but descriptive essays. I encourage independent thinking.

My personal philosophy includes the following concepts: education is a social enterprise, studies of humanities offer the student the opportunity to develop a personal perspective of how s/he may contribute to society, and learning is best accomplished through exploring one's own perceptions of the subject matter. My role as a tutor is one of a mentor and a guide in this process.

Specific Areas of Skill and Experience:

College Professor
High School Instructor
Organizational Design
Strategic Planning
Non Profit Start Up
Artistic Expression
Designing and Implementing Training Modules
Personal Coaching
Executive Coaching
Proposal Writing & Development
Writing Peer Reviewed Articles
Supporting Troubled Youth
Curriculum Design
Mediation & Conflict Resolution

I have advanced degrees in Organizational Leadership Studies, a MBA and a Ph.D. in Philosophy. In addition I have a Mediation Certificate. I have spent 30 years in business and over 10 years in scholastic environments. Teaching is my passion. I wish and will work for your success.
I am a Ph.D. teaching professional with an interest in life long learning and a background in humanistic education. This includes history, literature, psychology, Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Petaluma, CA 94952
In-person lessons
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology
Music:
Music History
Art:
Art History, Drawing, Painting
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Business, Career Development, Economics, Marketing, Public Speaking

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.

B.S. Social Science
John F Kennedy University Orinda, CAy
MBA
Saybrook Graduate School
PhD

Education

B.S. Social Science

John F Kennedy University Orinda, CAy (MBA)

Saybrook Graduate School (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Chris will travel within 30 miles of Petaluma, CA 94952.