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Erica C.

Santa Rosa, CA

$50/hour

Experienced Science, Math, and Writing Tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 1/25/14
5.0 average from 62 ratings
Flexible and Sweet
— Vali, Santa Rosa, CA on 8/28/14

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Carthage College
Biology
National-Louis University
Master's

Education

Carthage College (Biology)

National-Louis University (Master's)

About Erica

I am currently a stay-at-home mother and household manager with a fairly flexible schedule. I have taught at the middle and high school levels in the subjects of life science/biology, physical science and math. My expertise and passion is in the biological/life sciences. I have done research fellowships and written reports on various topics in biology for universities and medical schools. I have tutored numerous students in the communities in which I taught, both in the Midwest and in California. I graduated magna cum laude at my graduate institution, National-Louis University. I blend my knowledge base with my ability to communicate with students on their level in such a way that creates a successful end result for my students. I enjoy the relationship I develop with my students in the process of one-on-one tutoring. I am currently a stay-at-home mother and household manager with a fairly flexible schedule. I have taught at the middle and high school levels in the subjects of life science/biology, physical Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Flexible and Sweet"

- Vali, Santa Rosa, CA on 8/28/14

"Great help."

- Bill, Santa Rosa, CA on 11/28/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
Science:
Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics, Physiology, Psychology, Zoology
Music:
Voice (Music)
English:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Business:
Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Track & Field

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

As a teacher, I have spoken in front of large groups many times. Often, I have assigned speeches and oral reports to my students, and I have coached them in their delivery in front of an audience. Repetition and visualization help in preparing students for their speeches. It is very common for students to be fearful of speaking in front of their peers, so I give them pointers as to how to combat the fear and feel more confident. I use video recording as a tool, also, because it helps the students to see for themselves what they can improve upon.

Track & Field

I was a track athlete through college, and during that time, I gained valuable running and conditioning skills. These skills have helped me to be an effective track and fields coach at the high school level, and they have also helped me to become a competitive runner in road races. I enjoy sharing the techniques I have learned, as well as the passion I developed for the sport.

Carthage College
Biology
National-Louis University
Master's

Education

Carthage College (Biology)

National-Louis University (Master's)

Flexible and Sweet — Erica C. is a great math tutor. She's worked with both my kids who are twins in the 6th grade. She was flexible and worked closely with their math teacher to make sure they were ready for tests and quizzes. She is very sweet and both my son and daughter (twins) really like her and think she is "cool." ...

— Vali, Santa Rosa, CA on 8/28/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Erica will travel within 30 miles of Santa Rosa, CA 95404.