John V.

Rochester, NY

$30/hr

Math, Science, Computers and Electrical Engineering Tutor

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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (B.S.)
Georgia Tech
Master's

Education

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (B.S.)

Georgia Tech (Master's)

About John

I worked over 25 years at Kodak. My background is in Electrical Engineering and I have also done computer support. I have a master's degree from Georgia Tech in electrical engineering. I have a lot of math, science, computer, and electrical engineering experience. I also have experience with UNIX, Linux, and Windows and with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

I haven't done any formal teaching, but I have done a fair amount of training in my job. When I was in college as an undergraduate I taught review sessions to my friends to help them prepare for tests. In high school, I volunteered to tutor inner-city school children in reading. I also helped a friend of mine who had trouble with calculus. I really enjoy helping others and people tell me I am very patient. I am very good at approaching topics without assuming any knowledge on the part of the person I am teaching.
I worked over 25 years at Kodak. My background is in Electrical Engineering and I have also done computer support. I have a master's degree from Georgia Tech in electrical engineering. I have a lot of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Rochester, NY 14617
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
Proofreading
Science:
Electrical Engineering,
Physics
Computer:
C, Computer Programming,
Fortran, General Computer, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Perl, UNIX
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Business:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Computer Programming

I have worked with computers since I was in high school in the early 1970's. In my career in electronics design, I worked with computers continually. I have done programming in a lot of different languages including Fortran, Basic, Pascal, and C. I have used a variety of scripting languages including Tcl/tk, Perl, and Python. I have also done shell script programming, primarily in C shell, and in some Bourne shell. I also taught a class for the Computers merit badge for the Boy Scouts of America.

Electrical Engineering

I have an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. While an undergraduate I ran review sessions for fellow students before tests in E.E. classes. For tutoring I will use the text and handouts used by the students' class and work out problems given there. I might also use problems from my own classes when I was a student.

Microsoft Excel

As an engineer and also project leader, I used Excel all the time. In my personal life I use it to keep track of finances and also organize information in my job search.

Trigonometry

I am a electrical engineer, so I have an extensive math background. I enjoy helping others learn. This has been an important and rewarding part of my career.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (B.S.)
Georgia Tech
Master's

Education

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (B.S.)

Georgia Tech (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

John will travel within 15 miles of Rochester, NY 14617.

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