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Randy R.

Astoria, OR

$20/hour

Experienced, patient and kind biology and health science tutor.

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 5/12/16

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University of Oregon
Biology
Oregon health sciences university
Other

Education

University of Oregon (Biology)

Oregon health sciences university (Other)

About Randy

I love life and love to share with anyone willing to listen. I'm limited by temporary health problems to tutoring on-line exclusively. I was a Med Tech for 30 years in the local hospitals. I'm paralyzed, with a spinal cord injury, freak cycling injury, which has given me patience and understanding in the ways of learning. Insight in the frustrations of learning. I was quite active, I suppose I still am, just not the ways I once was. I love the water, the ocean, ocean life. I loved poking around in tide pools as a child vacationing at the beach. My first job out of Med Tech school was in Seaside, where I gained a lot of experience and insight in the ways of healthcare in the 80s...holy HMO's Batman! Who took the care out of healthcare. So I learned to surf and sail and continued to learn and poke around in tide pools. Then my life suddenly changed. I was given a challenge I never expected, an opportunity to learn about healthcare from the other side of the chart. But more importantly I was given the crash course in acceptance and gratitude, humility. My body cannot do many things that it once could but I can share what I've learned with patience and humility. I am honored to share my time, knowledge and experience from a somewhat unique perspective. I love life and love to share with anyone willing to listen. I'm limited by temporary health problems to tutoring on-line exclusively. I was a Med Tech for 30 years in the local hospitals. I'm paralyzed, with a spinal cord injury, freak cycling injury, which has given me patience and understanding in the ways of learning. Insight in the Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required

Currently tutor online exclusively, due to physical limits. I hope to be more mobile in the fall. 5-12-15

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Astoria, OR 97103
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Trigonometry
Science:
Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology,
Chemistry, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Fitness, Martial Arts

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Biology

My first bachelors degree is is Biology from the U of O, my second is in Medical Technology from OHSU. I have a particular fondness for biology and for teaching biology.

University of Oregon
Biology
Oregon health sciences university
Other

Education

University of Oregon (Biology)

Oregon health sciences university (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $20.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Currently tutor online exclusively, due to physical limits. I hope to be more mobile in the fall. 5-12-15

Travel policy

Randy will travel within 15 miles of Astoria, OR 97103.