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Jacob D.

Peoria, IL

$40/hour

Science and Math Helper

Background check passed as of 5/12/13
4.9 average from 59 ratings
Thorough, thoughtful, and effective.
— Jennifer, Metamora, IL on 10/7/13

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Science Education
University of Nebraska- Omaha
Master's

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Science Education)

University of Nebraska- Omaha (Master's)

About Jacob

I am ready to help you achieve success! I firmly believe that anyone can achieve success if given the right encouragement and support. I am that support and encouragement.

I have a Masters degree from University of Nebraska- Omaha, and am a fully certified teacher for grades 6 through 12 in all areas of science. I have taught middle school, high school, and college level sciences. I am a trained ACT Science tutor, through a national organization.

As per swimming, I coached summer rec leagues, USS level swimming, and USMS (Masters) Swimming divisions. As a pool manager, I have also done private lessons.
I am ready to help you achieve success! I firmly believe that anyone can achieve success if given the right encouragement and support. I am that support and encouragement.

I have a Masters degree from University of Nebraska- Omaha, and am a fully certified teacher for grades 6 through 12 in all areas of
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Peoria, IL 61603
Background Check: Passed

"Thorough, thoughtful, and effective."

- Jennifer, Metamora, IL on 10/7/13

"Good with older adults."

- Marjorie, Chillicothe, IL on 11/29/13

"Nice flexibility in tutoring"

- Bobbie, Peoria, IL on 11/16/13

"Excellent math tutor for my teenage son"

- Leo, Peoria, IL on 9/18/13

"Excellent Physics Tutor"

- Dee, Dunlap, IL on 11/1/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics, Geology, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physical Science, Physiology, Zoology
Test Preparation:
ACT Science
Computer:
Dreamweaver, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Swimming

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Swimming

I have been a swimmer for 26 years. This includes competitive swimming since age 7. I earned varsity letters for high school level swimming and continued swimming at the collegiate level for three years. I have swam at nationals three times and won seven medals.

I have coached various levels of lessons and teams:
-Private ymca style
-Levels 1-8 'Learn to swim' classes
-Rec league swimming (ages 6-19)
-US Masters Swimming competitive and fitness swim groups (ages 18-85).

I have years of experience and a passion for swimming, please contact me to discuss learning to swim or getting better.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Science Education
University of Nebraska- Omaha
Master's

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Science Education)

University of Nebraska- Omaha (Master's)

Thorough, thoughtful, and effective. — Jacob not only helps my daughter understand concepts associated with geometry and physics, he helps her think through and understand how to learn -- how to break down problems logically, how to organize her work and even how to approach her high school teachers more effectively with her questions and concerns. She ended the year with a solid grade and even increased her ACT score by 2 points. ...

— Jennifer, Metamora, IL on 10/7/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jacob will travel within 30 miles of Peoria, IL 61603.