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Karen L.

Rochester, NY

$45/hour

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In-person lessons
100+ Hours
Background check passed as of 8/27/13
4.9 average from 60 ratings
Professional and highly engaging
— Bailey, Rochester, NY on 6/23/15

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University of California Santa Barbara, RIT
RIT
MBA
SUNY Empire State College
Enrolled

Education

University of California Santa Barbara, RIT

RIT (MBA)

SUNY Empire State College (Enrolled)

About Karen

I am a certified chemistry teacher, grades 7-12. I have a B.A. in chemistry and chemical engineering from University of California-Santa Barbara and recent post-graduate work in analytical chemistry at Rochester Institute of Technology. I am working on my master of arts in teaching at SUNY Empire State College, learning the most effective teaching methods from experienced teachers and students.

I have real-world experience in chemistry at DuPont, Kodak, and the Monroe County Crime Lab. I am currently substitute teaching in eight school districts in Monroe County, grades 6-12. In addition, I'm a Boy Scout Merit Badge Instructor for chemistry and nuclear science at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.

Each students learns in his or her own way, so I will spend time with you to see how I can best help you. I am a good test taker and will pass on my test-taking strategies. As a new teacher, I am very familiar with the New York State curriculum and Regents. I can also help you with physical chemistry and physics, as well as introductory chemistry courses at the community college level.

I have a background working with students with special needs.

I look forward to working with you!
I am a certified chemistry teacher, grades 7-12. I have a B.A. in chemistry and chemical engineering from University of California-Santa Barbara and recent post-graduate work in analytical chemistry at Rochester Institute of Technology. I am working on my master of arts in teaching at SUNY Empire State College, learning the most effective teaching Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Minimum 1 hour lesson.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Rochester, NY 14610
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Professional and highly engaging"

- Bailey, Rochester, NY on 6/23/15

"Very Knowledgeable and helpful tutor."

- Mary-Catherine, Pittsford, NY on 1/2/17

"Awesome tutor!"

- Ray, Macedon, NY on 10/7/16

"Very Pleased!"

- Lindsey, Macedon, NY on 7/5/16

"Great Tutor"

- Eleonora, Webster, NY on 1/5/16

"Reliable, Friendly, and Conscientious Tutor!"

- Sara, Rochester, NY on 6/25/15

"Awesome!"

- Ellen, Rochester, NY on 6/11/15

"Highly Recommend!"

- Wendy, Pittsford, NY on 6/27/14

"Terrific! Karen L. has been the ideal tutor!"

- Janet, Webster, NY on 6/23/14

"Helpful and Pleasant"

- Madeline, Brockport, NY on 4/6/14

"Very prepared, patient and effective!"

- Doug, North Chili, NY on 2/5/14

"Reliable and effective!"

- Carolyn, Honeoye Falls, NY on 1/29/14

"Amazing all around!!"

- Kathleen, Webster, NY on 11/8/13

"Wonderful Tutor!"

- Jerry, Penfield, NY on 5/16/12

"Flexible and helpful"

- Diane, Rochester, NY on 5/8/12

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Chemistry

I am a certified Chemistry teacher, grades 5-12. I have a B.A. in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from University of California-Santa Barbara and recent post-graduate work in Analytical Chemistry at Rochester Institute of Technology. I am working on my Master of Arts in Teaching at SUNY Empire State College, learning the most effective teaching methods from experienced teachers and students.

I have real-world experience in chemistry at DuPont, Kodak, and the Monroe County Crime Lab. I am currently substitute teaching in eight school districts in Monroe County, grades 6-12.

Each students learns in his or her own way, so I will spend time with you to see how I can best help you. I am a good test taker and will pass on my test-taking strategies. As a new teacher, I am very familiar with the New York State curriculum and Regents. I can also help you with Physical Chemistry and Physics, as well as introductory Chemistry courses at the community college level.

Physical Science

I am a certified Chemistry teacher, grades 7-12. This includes the General Science Extension for Middle School.
I have a B.A. in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from University of California-Santa Barbara and recent post-graduate work in Analytical Chemistry at Rochester Institute of Technology. I am working on my Master of Arts in Teaching at SUNY Empire State College, learning the most effective teaching methods from experienced teachers and students.

I have real-world experience in chemistry and physics at DuPont, Kodak, and the Monroe County Crime Lab. I am currently substitute teaching in eight school districts in Monroe County, grades 6-12. I teach Living Environment, 8th grade science, Earth Science, Chemistry, and Physics.

I work with Boys Scouts on their Merit Badge requirement for Chemistry and Nuclear Science at the Rochester Museum and Science Center. I love the middle school age group.

I am very familiar with the 8th grade science exam and can tutor your child in preparation for this standardized test.
I have a background working with students with special needs.

University of California Santa Barbara, RIT
RIT
MBA
SUNY Empire State College
Enrolled

Education

University of California Santa Barbara, RIT

RIT (MBA)

SUNY Empire State College (Enrolled)

Professional and highly engaging

We sought help for my daughter fairly late in the 2nd semester of her Junior year. She had not been doing well, and just wasn't getting it on her own... her primary Chemistry teacher at school was a "first year teacher" in all regards. It didn't help that her class was filled with disruptive kids, making it nearly impossible to really learn the material at school. We found Karen via an approved-t

— Bailey, Rochester, NY on 6/23/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Minimum 1 hour lesson.

Travel policy

Karen will travel within 25 miles of Rochester, NY 14610.