Steve A.

Chicago, IL

$60/hr

Former Actuary Now a High School Math Teacher

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University of Illinois, Chicago
Quantitative Methods
Devry University Keller Graduate School of Management
MBA

Education

University of Illinois, Chicago (Quantitative Methods)

Devry University Keller Graduate School of Management (MBA)

About Steve

I am a currently a high school math teacher in the Chicago Public School system. I did my certification coursework at Northwestern University. Prior to that, I worked as an actuary for over 30 years. I believe my combination of industry work experience and now in the classroom gives me a unique view of the needs and expectations of students and their potential employers.

My teaching method is to create a student who is a critical thinker, a problem solver. I try to use real world examples whenever possible, and what I wanted in a prospective employee when I was responsible for hiring actuaries at my company.

I use positive reinforcement and engage my students in the learning process by using the inquiry method of learning as much as possible.
I am a currently a high school math teacher in the Chicago Public School system. I did my certification coursework at Northwestern University. Prior to that, I worked as an actuary for over 30 years. I believe my combination of industry work experience and now in the classroom gives me a unique Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60645
In-person lessons
Math:
Actuarial Science,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Probability, Trigonometry
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry

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Actuarial Science

I have the ASA designation and am a member of the SOA and American Academy of Actuaries. I worked as an actuary from 1974 through 2008.

University of Illinois, Chicago
Quantitative Methods
Devry University Keller Graduate School of Management
MBA

Education

University of Illinois, Chicago (Quantitative Methods)

Devry University Keller Graduate School of Management (MBA)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Steve will travel within 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60645.

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