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Jason S.

Thousand Oaks, CA

$80/hour

One-on-One Lessons from a Teacher!

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
Background check passed as of 10/29/14
4.0 average from 1 ratings
EXCELLENT Tutor! Highly Recommended! Knows The Information In Detail Even Without Book!
— Cody, North Hills, CA on 12/17/14

$80/Hour


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California State University, Northridge
Poltical Science
California State University, Northridge
Master's
California State University, Channel Islands
Other

Education

California State University, Northridge (Poltical Science)

California State University, Northridge (Master's)

California State University, Channel Islands (Other)

About Jason

Jason holds a California Teaching Credential in English, History/Social Science, and Health Science. He is currently a High School English teacher. His tutoring style is relaxed and conversational. He enjoys sharing his knowledge one on one and looks forward to helping students develop their skills in order to be successful.

Jason is available for tutoring in the subjects that are listed in his profile. The subjects in which he is certified to tutor reflect the fact that along with knowledge--reading, writing and vocabulary skills are necessary for success. During his many years in school and as a professional in the workplace, he has developed and improved these skills.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in 2001, and in 2004 he received his Master of Arts Degree in Political Science, also at CSUN. In 2012 he earned his teaching credential from California State University, Channel islands.
Jason holds a California Teaching Credential in English, History/Social Science, and Health Science. He is currently a High School English teacher. His tutoring style is relaxed and conversational. He enjoys sharing his knowledge one on one and looks forward to helping students develop their skills in order to be successful.

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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Cancellations must be 24 hours in advance or you will be charged for the entire lesson (except your first lesson).

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"EXCELLENT Tutor! Highly Recommended! Knows The Information In Detail Even Without Book!"

- Cody, North Hills, CA on 12/17/14

"He knows what he is doing"

- Min, Northridge, CA on 4/21/13
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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.

American History

I am certified in Social Studies and have Passed the CSET exam in Social Sciences. I can tutor in American History and have a BA and MA in Political Science. Please see the Social Studies subject description for more info.

Bible Studies

I have been a Christian for 24 years. I currently attend a bible believing church where I am a small group leader. I am also involved in leading bible studies for inmates at the Ventura County Jail. I am heavily involved with my church and always have a passion to study the Scriptures more. I am credentialed teacher with a BA and MA.

English

I have a teaching credential which allows me to teach English. I teach 9th grade English. I have a BA and MA from Cal State Northridge.

European History

I have a teaching credential in History/Social Science. I have taught European History in public schools. My background in World History also qualifies me to teach European history.

Geography

I have a single subject teaching credential in Social Sciences (this includes geography). My teaching credential is evidence of my aptitude to teach geography. I am thoroughly interested in the subject matter and can teach students how to find the information they need. I have taught geography in public schools.

Government & Politics

I have a BA and an MA in Political Science and am passionate about politics and government.

I hold a single subject teaching credential, which qualifies me to teach this subject. I have previously taught units on the U.S. Constitution in public schools and have studied politics and government extensively.

Grammar

I have devoted whole units in my 9th grade English class to the study of grammar. I am an English teacher. I have a BA and MA.

Literature

Literature is a mainstay in my 9th grade English class. I have taught many different genres of literature. I am a 9th grade English teacher.

Political Science

I have an MA and BA in Political Science. I hold a Single Subject Teaching Credential in the Social Science/History. I have worked for a State Senator, County Supervisor, and been a Legislative Affairs Manager for a trade association. I have also been an activist in a major political party. My formal education and real world experience in politics makes me exceptionally well qualified to tutor in Political Science.

Proofreading

In teaching writing, I have focused on proofreading with my students.

Reading

Reading is a staple of my curriculum. I teach 9th grade English. I hold a BA and an MA. I have extensive experience as a reader both as a researcher and educator. I have a BA and MA.

Social Studies

To me, social studies is really just an interdisciplinary course of study that borrows from many different subjects within social sciences. That means anyone with knowledge in economics, world history, U.S. history, American government, geography, and other related subjects can easily teach Social Studies. I have passed the CSET exam for all social sciences, am a credentialed teacher, and have real world experience in American government. I have a BA and MA in political science and am passionate about social studies.

My life long passion for social studies is clearly evident in my knowledge of history and geography as well as American government. I feel that I can teach as well as facilitate learning social studies curriculum so that student may gain knowledge both on their won and with the assistance of a qualified tutor. I would love the opportunity to share my knowledge and look forward to the opportunity to work with students in this dynamic and interesting area.

Study Skills

I am a teaching credential student with a 3.9 GPA. I am well organized and have a proven track record of success with my organizational skills--both as a student and a professional. I hold a BA and an MA from Cal State Northridge.

Vocabulary

I regularly teach vocabulary to my students. There are whole units in my class devoted to vocabulary focused mainly on words with classical roots. I am a 9th grade English teacher. I have a BA and an MA.

World History

I am a credentialed teacher in History. I hold a BA and an MA. I have previously taught World History. My background as an educator qualifies me to tutor in this subject.

Writing

I am a 9th grade English teacher. In my background I have had to write as both a university student and professional. I have taught writing to my students.

California State University, Northridge
Poltical Science
California State University, Northridge
Master's
California State University, Channel Islands
Other

Education

California State University, Northridge (Poltical Science)

California State University, Northridge (Master's)

California State University, Channel Islands (Other)

EXCELLENT Tutor! Highly Recommended! Knows The Information In Detail Even Without Book!

His communication is very fast and is always early no matter the distance. Raised my political science grade from a 54% which I had before I was tutored by him, all the way to an 83% within a month and a half! I aced my midterm, final and paper! Very informative and loves the subject! Fluent in political science and knows the answers without even using a textbook. Very patient and respectful! If y

— Cody, North Hills, CA on 12/17/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $80.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Cancellations must be 24 hours in advance or you will be charged for the entire lesson (except your first lesson).

Travel policy

Jason will travel within 15 miles of Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.