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Fred C.

Colorado Springs, CO

$20/hour

Fred loves outdoors, reading, and math

In-person lessons
10+ Hours
Background check passed as of 6/24/16
5.0 average from 2 ratings
Great tutor!
— Sierra, Fountain, CO on 7/9/16

$20/Hour


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University of Colorado
Social Science
University of Phoenix
Master's

Education

University of Colorado (Social Science)

University of Phoenix (Master's)

About Fred

I am a husband of 30 years, father of 3 adult children, grandfather of 1. I have taught K-8 PE and 6th grade classroom, also 4th - 8th grade ability grouping math. I enjoy working with children and enjoy watching them "get" new ideas and concepts.

What I love about tutoring is the one-on-one attention that I can give to the student. Usually in the classroom we have 24 students trying to get our attention so I find that the tutoring sessions have more impact on the lesson for the child.

I love math. I usually go about it a different way so that I can reach many different learning styles. I have taken math up to and including college algebra, however I enjoy tutoring/teaching only up to pre-algebra.

My minor degree is in psychology. I have worked for the El Paso County DHS as a contractor working with families in their homes to help resolve conflict. I also have had an office downtown as a registered unlicensed psychotherapist with the state of Colorado.

I performed the CLEP test while in the Air Force and have done several presentations and public speaking engagements for different organizations that I have been a part of.

I have taught K-6 PE and 6th grade classroom teacher for 5 years. I also have taught math by ability grouping 4 - 8 graders. I have enjoyed many successes working with children of all ages but the most enjoyable for me is the 0 - 11 year olds.

I would like you to contact me regarding any and all tutoring that you might need. You will find me light-hearted and will have a fun time while learning at the same time. I usually like the East library for my tutoring sessions, however the park or your home works as well.
I am a husband of 30 years, father of 3 adult children, grandfather of 1. I have taught K-8 PE and 6th grade classroom, also 4th - 8th grade ability grouping math. I enjoy working with children and enjoy watching them "get" new ideas and concepts.

What I love about tutoring is the one-on-one attention that I can give to the student.
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor!"

- Sierra, Fountain, CO on 7/9/16
Math:
Common Core, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Finite Math, Linear Algebra, Precalculus
Science:
Psychology
English:
English, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development, Common Core
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies, Writing
Special Needs:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Reading, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Homeschool, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Business, Career Development, Economics, Marketing, Public Speaking, Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Chess, Cooking

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a BS in Social Science, MA in Educational Administration, have passed the Colorado PLACE exam and am on the Colorado Department of Education as an alternative licensed K-6 elementary teacher. I have taught K-6 PE and 6th grade self contained classroom for 4 years, taught 4 - 6 math through ability grouping and taught 6th grade science for 5 years.

University of Colorado
Social Science
University of Phoenix
Master's

Education

University of Colorado (Social Science)

University of Phoenix (Master's)

Great tutor!

Very calm demeanor. My son never talks to anyone, after meeting them for the first time, he did with Mr. Fred. I am very impressed and excited to do more lessons!

— Sierra, Fountain, CO on 7/9/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $20.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Fred will travel within 20 miles of Colorado Springs, CO 80909.