United States Military Academy at West Point (Physics)
Alaska Pacific University (MBA)
Capella University (Other)
Since I started teaching and training twenty years ago, I've loved helping people learn new things. Over the years, then, I've developed a style that is both easygoing and incredibly successful.
A tutoring session with me will start with me working hard to understand where you are in relation to the assignment at hand. Soon, I'll be guiding you -- not answering the questions for you, but helping guide you to the answers yourself. I don't leave till you understand the questions at hand.
I have taught basic statistics and tutored graduate statistics, and I have used statistics both in my job and in my research. Thus, I have a solid understanding of the basic principles as well as the tools of the trade.
Physics was my first academic love; it's simply a mathematical approach to understanding the physical world around us. I love sharing that with others, from teaching undergrad courses to tutoring high school level. I've been a principle participant in a physics learning fair for kids, and it was a true joy.
I earned an MBA in Telecommunications Management from Alaska Pacific University in April, 2006. Since earning my MBA, I have practiced business every day as a for-profit college dean. I live in a world driven by numbers, and margins, and customer satisfaction rates. Thus, I not only know the academic side of the realm, but I'm also intimately familiar with the dirty details of real life.
Contact me today to discuss your tutoring needs! Since I started teaching and training twenty years ago, I've loved helping people learn new things. Over the years, then, I've developed a style that is both easygoing and incredibly successful.
A tutoring session with me will start with me working hard to understand where you are in relation to the assignment at hand. Soon, I'll be
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Stephen seems very knowledgeable. He is real hands on in his teaching style and makes you think. He is a great teacher!
Stephen, was able to promptly point out my strengths and weaknesses without "sugar coating" and that is what I like and respect. He has also an abundant knowledge and experience on GRE material that I am preparing for. In addition, I very much like his teaching approach and I appreciate his honesty. Lastly, I strongly believe that Stephen will help me to reach my goal.
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I have been teaching and tutoring math up to calculus level for over 20 years, including Algebra 1.
I earned an MBA in Telecommunications Management from Alaska Pacific University in April 2006. As a college dean from 2006 to the present, I have been responsible on a day to day basis for managing and supervising personnel as well as for hitting performance metrics leading to EBITDA goals.
I loved my DiffEq course at West Point, but later in graduate-level physics courses I really came to understand the topic, as the graduate study of physics relies heavily on that area of math. I successfully completed one academic year (18 credits) of masters level work in physics, including 6 semester credits of mathematical methods for physicists.
I have taught Access courses in both college and day training format since 1996. In day training format, I have taught it from Access level 1 (basic table creation and simple queries, forms, and reports) all the way through Application Development. I have used it to create applications, myself, including one that managed book ordering for a college where I served as dean.
I have used and trained Outlook since the client was actually named Exchange. In the late 90's I was the contractor who trained the Alyeska Pipeline workers stationed at all locations along the Alaska Pipeline in the migration of their email from Pine to Exchange. I've trained, formally and informally, both college students and staff members to use many of the various features of Outlook such as BCC, calendar, tasks, and migrating information between emails, calendar, and tasks, for many years.
The first training class I performed was on Microsoft Windows 3.1. I got better as the software did, and by 1998 I was an MCSE training technicians to support Windows NT, 95, and 98. I have also run basic computer skills courses for agencies such as the Small Business Association in Wasilla, AK.
I earned an MBA in Telecommunications Management from Alaska Pacific University in April 2006. Since 1998 I have taught networking at the postsecondary level, using curricula approved by Microsoft, Novell, and Cisco, as well as topics leading to certifications such as A+, Network+, and Security+. I hold or have held many certifications, myself, including CCNP, MCSE, Certified Technical Trainer+, A+, and Master Certified Internet Webmaster.
I have a PhD in education, years of tutoring business and academic writing, six published novels, and one published academic success book.