Binghamton University (Physics)
CUNY Queens College (MEd)
Actuarial Self-Study (Other)
Science and math can be very intimidating for many, many people. Respecting the varied learning styles is key in bridging the gap between an abstract concept and the experience of the student. This takes patient, experienced guidance.
If you would like a highly effective, personable, patient, person with an ability to explain abstract material in a clear way then perhaps I can help. I have 7+ years in NYC and Long Island high school, junior high school, and college settings preparing students for state physics, chemistry, and mathematics exams. In addition, I have several years of experience in the corporate world as an actuarial analyst which gives me yet another angle to share with students on how math can help in business as well as in science
I have a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Binghamton University and am pursuing a Master of Science in Secondary Education at Queens College (two classes away). I began tutoring AP Calculus and Chemistry as a student in high school where I received very positive feedback from fellow students who encouraged me to pursue a career in teaching. In college, I was a physics laboratory teaching assistant and also was a member of the Junior Upstate Mentoring Program (JUMP Nation) where I provided encouragement / inspiration to NYC at-risk youth by doing some "Fun in Physics" demonstrations.
If you are interested I look forward to sharing more of my experience with you and help you succeed at your math, physics, and / or chemistry challenges. Science and math can be very intimidating for many, many people. Respecting the varied learning styles is key in bridging the gap between an abstract concept and the experience of the student. This takes patient, experienced guidance.
If you would like a highly effective, personable, patient, person with an ability to explain abstract
SAT - ACT Math Prep - 120 Regents Prep - 100 Calculus - 110 Group pricing available
7+ years teaching plus 5 to 10 years tutoring math and science all levels
BS in Physics, MS Ed Secondary Ed Dec 2016
Actuarial analyst applying math to business
7+ years teaching in NYC and LI, 5 to 10 years tutoring math and science
BS in Physics, MS Ed Secondary Science Ed expected Dec 2016
Recently successfully tutored a student who failed the algebra regents 3 times and he passed after working with me.
I got 100 on my own geometry Regents
I am a physics / chemistry / math teacher currently
I have helped failing students pass the Regents
MS Ed Secondary Ed, Physics Dec 2016
Taught Physics and Chemistry at Hillcrest HS
Taught JHS Science at Steinway Junior High School and Floral Park Memorial
Taught Physics at New Hyde Park Memorial HS
Currently teaching Physics at Upper Room Christian School
Worked as an Actuary in the insurance industry
MS Ed Secondary Ed Dec 2016
10+ years successful teaching and tutoring experience in math and science
Actuary for 14 years applying math to business issues