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Keith H.

Math and More: Patient, Flexible, and Experienced Teacher

Math and More: Patient, Flexible, and Experienced Teacher

$37/hour

  • 1,747 hours tutoring

  • Mcminnville, OR 97128

About Keith


Bio

Are you not getting the grade you know you deserve? Are you struggling with a new concept or formula? Does the latest assignment just not make sense? If this is you, then I can help! Clients say that I am trustworthy, reliable, accomodating, punctual, eager to help, and kind, with a great sense of humor.

My tutoring is designed to be an efficient use of your time, providing exactly the help that you need. I will customize your instruction so that you have the best chance of succeeding, and...

Are you not getting the grade you know you deserve? Are you struggling with a new concept or formula? Does the latest assignment just not make sense? If this is you, then I can help! Clients say that I am trustworthy, reliable, accomodating, punctual, eager to help, and kind, with a great sense of humor.

My tutoring is designed to be an efficient use of your time, providing exactly the help that you need. I will customize your instruction so that you have the best chance of succeeding, and your lessons will be thoughtfully prepared, reflecting your unique learning needs as well as preferences. I use a variety of teaching techniques including: hands-on, verbal, written, and digital. I can also Skype with you.

My teaching experience beyond tutoring includes 11 years in the classroom full-time with middle school students, three summers teaching Upward Bound high school students at Linfield College, several semesters with Central Texas College as a business instructor, and facilitating a Soft Skills workshop for the State of Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation. In addition to one-on-one tutoring, small groups of between two and ten high school students have participated in my SAT Preparation Classes. I am licensed in Oregon to teach at all grade levels, and earned highly qualified status in mathematics and social studies.

Fun free-time activities of mine include: Scrabble, long-distance running, fixing things, collecting vinyl rock and roll records, and puzzles of all kinds.


Education

Northwestern University
Psychology
George Fox University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $37
  • Rate details: Discounts: * If a lesson is 1 1/2 hours or longer, the last 10 minutes are free. ** If a lesson is 2 hrs, the last 15 minutes are free. Cancellation fee: $25 with less than 12 hours notice.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 30 miles of Mcminnville, OR 97128
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 6/19/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Business,

Business

My 12 years of experience in human resource and risk management include these highlights: key member of Transition Team for a golf course owner and operator with an increase in net worth of over $100,000,000 in a 16-month period; key team member and trainer of line supervisors to implement a managed care plan across a dozen business units, affecting approximately 5,000 employees; and team member responsible for the benefits portion of merging seven disparate human resource information systems into one standardized HRIS. I have taught as an adjunct professor, Entrepreneurship Certificate Program for Central Texas College distance learning onsite at Sheridan Federal Correctional Institution. Not only have I actively participated in the purchase, sale, creation, and management of small businesses, I have also taught college-level courses in Small Business Management, Salesmanship, Human Resource Management and Business Math. Certified Professional in Human Resource Management, 1992-1997
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I absolutely love public speaking and can empathize with those who fear it more than death. Opportunities to speak publicly are always welcomed. Public speaking engagements of mine include: 8th grade promotion, middle school recognition ceremonies, and presentations to employee groups when I worked in human resource management and in business settings. In addition, I have taught the required speech component as a semester-long course to freshmen at Dayton High School, Oregon. I am ordained through the Universal Life Church to conduct marriage ceremonies.
Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Business,

Business

My 12 years of experience in human resource and risk management include these highlights: key member of Transition Team for a golf course owner and operator with an increase in net worth of over $100,000,000 in a 16-month period; key team member and trainer of line supervisors to implement a managed care plan across a dozen business units, affecting approximately 5,000 employees; and team member responsible for the benefits portion of merging seven disparate human resource information systems into one standardized HRIS. I have taught as an adjunct professor, Entrepreneurship Certificate Program for Central Texas College distance learning onsite at Sheridan Federal Correctional Institution. Not only have I actively participated in the purchase, sale, creation, and management of small businesses, I have also taught college-level courses in Small Business Management, Salesmanship, Human Resource Management and Business Math. Certified Professional in Human Resource Management, 1992-1997
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I absolutely love public speaking and can empathize with those who fear it more than death. Opportunities to speak publicly are always welcomed. Public speaking engagements of mine include: 8th grade promotion, middle school recognition ceremonies, and presentations to employee groups when I worked in human resource management and in business settings. In addition, I have taught the required speech component as a semester-long course to freshmen at Dayton High School, Oregon. I am ordained through the Universal Life Church to conduct marriage ceremonies.
Grammar, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a highly qualified teacher with an active Oregon Initial II teaching license. This license qualifies me to teach grades 5-12 in several areas. I do have a full year of experience with a self-contained classroom of sixth graders, and I learned much about those students, what works and what does not work.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I'm a highly qualified (under Federal guidelines) math teacher, beginning with grade 5. I have additional coursework beyond those requirements in the pedagogy of teaching math. This provides many opportunities to apply those practices that yield good results. Examples of such practices include: using flashcards for vocabulary and numerous activities with a multiplication table, including least common factor, proportions, and how to divide!
Reading,

Reading

I have taught the REWARDS reading intervention program to 7th and 8th graders. My training beyond my college degree includes SIOP, an intensive language-based enrichment program, and several years teaching language arts and literature in two Oregon school districts. As a tutor, I use current assessment materials to determine the fluency, comprehension and vocabulary level for a student. I love helping children discover the beauty and power of language, both written and spoken. And finally, when working with students, we always find subject matter that is interesting, relevant, and age-appropriate.
Elementary Science, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I absolutely love public speaking and can empathize with those who fear it more than death. Opportunities to speak publicly are always welcomed. Public speaking engagements of mine include: 8th grade promotion, middle school recognition ceremonies, and presentations to employee groups when I worked in human resource management and in business settings. In addition, I have taught the required speech component as a semester-long course to freshmen at Dayton High School, Oregon. I am ordained through the Universal Life Church to conduct marriage ceremonies.
Reading,

Reading

I have taught the REWARDS reading intervention program to 7th and 8th graders. My training beyond my college degree includes SIOP, an intensive language-based enrichment program, and several years teaching language arts and literature in two Oregon school districts. As a tutor, I use current assessment materials to determine the fluency, comprehension and vocabulary level for a student. I love helping children discover the beauty and power of language, both written and spoken. And finally, when working with students, we always find subject matter that is interesting, relevant, and age-appropriate.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I teach strategies to help students use their time efficiently on the Reading portion of the SAT. Working together, we also uncover areas which need more practice. Most recently, I took the SAT in January 2017. I am continually learning more about the content and structure of the test.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

Although the new SAT offers an optional essay, I do recommend that students practice and take this part of the test. Most recently, I took the SAT in January 2017.
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing

History

American History,

American History

In addition to my liberal arts degree, I have taken one year of American History at a local college and a term of Native American History. I have taught U.S. History at the middle school and high school level.
Social Studies,

Social Studies

I am highly qualified under federal guidelines to teach social studies in Oregon for grades 5-12. I am a liberal arts major, with a B.A. in psychology, and have pursued my passion for social studies by: regular reading of periodicals, (e.g. 'The Economist' and 'The Week') and by ongoing education, (e.g. 1 year of U.S. History and Native American History at Chemeketa Community College). I have taught social studies at Falls City Elem. School, Faulconer Chapman School in Sheridan, and at Dayton High School.
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught two years of Algebra I to advanced 8th graders, and have tutored high school as well as community college students for four years. Clients routinely say that I teach algebra in a way that finally makes sense to them, eliminating any confusion. My undergraduate coursework included one year of calculus.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I honestly love Algebra 2 and I know how to explain it in different ways and modes to satisfy any student. My undergraduate college coursework includes 1 year of calculus. As a refresher, I took Math 111 at Chemeketa Community College. I have tutored other students in Math 111, Math 112, Algebra 2 and precalculus.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a highly qualified teacher with an active Oregon Initial II teaching license. This license qualifies me to teach grades 5-12 in several areas. I do have a full year of experience with a self-contained classroom of sixth graders, and I learned much about those students, what works and what does not work.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught geometry in the public schools and have tutored high school students in this fascinating subject continuously over the past three years. My familiarity with the geometry curriculum at five local school districts makes tutoring time efficient and smooth.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have taught at least one class of prealgebra at the middle-school level every year for eleven years. Pre-algebra is a terrific subject to teach and to learn. Students get a chance to build a solid foundation for algebra, gaining insights while also practicing skills. I enjoy this time in a child's math development because improvement frequently occurs. Also, if it is taught well, prealgebra can be a strong bridge that gets rid of the anxiety that often comes with algebra.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

My pre-calculus tutoring includes my experience with non-linear functions, advanced trigonometry that incorporates the unit circle, and exercises that explore the concept of limits, to name a few.
Reading,

Reading

I have taught the REWARDS reading intervention program to 7th and 8th graders. My training beyond my college degree includes SIOP, an intensive language-based enrichment program, and several years teaching language arts and literature in two Oregon school districts. As a tutor, I use current assessment materials to determine the fluency, comprehension and vocabulary level for a student. I love helping children discover the beauty and power of language, both written and spoken. And finally, when working with students, we always find subject matter that is interesting, relevant, and age-appropriate.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Using a wide variety of source materials, and continually tutoring in geometry, algebra 2 and pre-calculus keeps me well-versed in the SAT content. I can fine-tune study time to raise a student's score from a prior test attempt as well as introduce a new test taker to specific concepts and strategies to achieve a best score. Most recently, I took the SAT test in January 2017.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I teach strategies to help students use their time efficiently on the Reading portion of the SAT. Working together, we also uncover areas which need more practice. Most recently, I took the SAT in January 2017. I am continually learning more about the content and structure of the test.
English, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Spelling, Writing

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught two years of Algebra I to advanced 8th graders, and have tutored high school as well as community college students for four years. Clients routinely say that I teach algebra in a way that finally makes sense to them, eliminating any confusion. My undergraduate coursework included one year of calculus.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I honestly love Algebra 2 and I know how to explain it in different ways and modes to satisfy any student. My undergraduate college coursework includes 1 year of calculus. As a refresher, I took Math 111 at Chemeketa Community College. I have tutored other students in Math 111, Math 112, Algebra 2 and precalculus.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught geometry in the public schools and have tutored high school students in this fascinating subject continuously over the past three years. My familiarity with the geometry curriculum at five local school districts makes tutoring time efficient and smooth.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have taught at least one class of prealgebra at the middle-school level every year for eleven years. Pre-algebra is a terrific subject to teach and to learn. Students get a chance to build a solid foundation for algebra, gaining insights while also practicing skills. I enjoy this time in a child's math development because improvement frequently occurs. Also, if it is taught well, prealgebra can be a strong bridge that gets rid of the anxiety that often comes with algebra.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

My pre-calculus tutoring includes my experience with non-linear functions, advanced trigonometry that incorporates the unit circle, and exercises that explore the concept of limits, to name a few.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Using a wide variety of source materials, and continually tutoring in geometry, algebra 2 and pre-calculus keeps me well-versed in the SAT content. I can fine-tune study time to raise a student's score from a prior test attempt as well as introduce a new test taker to specific concepts and strategies to achieve a best score. Most recently, I took the SAT test in January 2017.
ACT Math, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught two years of Algebra I to advanced 8th graders, and have tutored high school as well as community college students for four years. Clients routinely say that I teach algebra in a way that finally makes sense to them, eliminating any confusion. My undergraduate coursework included one year of calculus.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I honestly love Algebra 2 and I know how to explain it in different ways and modes to satisfy any student. My undergraduate college coursework includes 1 year of calculus. As a refresher, I took Math 111 at Chemeketa Community College. I have tutored other students in Math 111, Math 112, Algebra 2 and precalculus.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a highly qualified teacher with an active Oregon Initial II teaching license. This license qualifies me to teach grades 5-12 in several areas. I do have a full year of experience with a self-contained classroom of sixth graders, and I learned much about those students, what works and what does not work.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught geometry in the public schools and have tutored high school students in this fascinating subject continuously over the past three years. My familiarity with the geometry curriculum at five local school districts makes tutoring time efficient and smooth.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have taught at least one class of prealgebra at the middle-school level every year for eleven years. Pre-algebra is a terrific subject to teach and to learn. Students get a chance to build a solid foundation for algebra, gaining insights while also practicing skills. I enjoy this time in a child's math development because improvement frequently occurs. Also, if it is taught well, prealgebra can be a strong bridge that gets rid of the anxiety that often comes with algebra.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

My pre-calculus tutoring includes my experience with non-linear functions, advanced trigonometry that incorporates the unit circle, and exercises that explore the concept of limits, to name a few.
Reading,

Reading

I have taught the REWARDS reading intervention program to 7th and 8th graders. My training beyond my college degree includes SIOP, an intensive language-based enrichment program, and several years teaching language arts and literature in two Oregon school districts. As a tutor, I use current assessment materials to determine the fluency, comprehension and vocabulary level for a student. I love helping children discover the beauty and power of language, both written and spoken. And finally, when working with students, we always find subject matter that is interesting, relevant, and age-appropriate.
English, Writing

Other

Geography, Government & Politics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Science

Geology, Physical Science, Psychology

Sports/Recreation

Chess

Chess

At Faulconer-Chapman School in Sheridan, I was the chess and checkers teacher for five years. Chess is a game which has significant connections to math, computer science, language, and other disciplines. It has been a tool that has been of great value to me in connecting with other students, particularly boys struggling socially and academically.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught two years of Algebra I to advanced 8th graders, and have tutored high school as well as community college students for four years. Clients routinely say that I teach algebra in a way that finally makes sense to them, eliminating any confusion. My undergraduate coursework included one year of calculus.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I honestly love Algebra 2 and I know how to explain it in different ways and modes to satisfy any student. My undergraduate college coursework includes 1 year of calculus. As a refresher, I took Math 111 at Chemeketa Community College. I have tutored other students in Math 111, Math 112, Algebra 2 and precalculus.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a highly qualified teacher with an active Oregon Initial II teaching license. This license qualifies me to teach grades 5-12 in several areas. I do have a full year of experience with a self-contained classroom of sixth graders, and I learned much about those students, what works and what does not work.
GED,

GED

I have been tutoring GED students since 2012, most of whom are adults seeking to better themselves with improved job opportunities. The State of Oregon has approved me to assist clients participating in vocational rehabilitation. My GED students have a high pass rate on the test, including a score at the honors level.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught geometry in the public schools and have tutored high school students in this fascinating subject continuously over the past three years. My familiarity with the geometry curriculum at five local school districts makes tutoring time efficient and smooth.
Reading,

Reading

I have taught the REWARDS reading intervention program to 7th and 8th graders. My training beyond my college degree includes SIOP, an intensive language-based enrichment program, and several years teaching language arts and literature in two Oregon school districts. As a tutor, I use current assessment materials to determine the fluency, comprehension and vocabulary level for a student. I love helping children discover the beauty and power of language, both written and spoken. And finally, when working with students, we always find subject matter that is interesting, relevant, and age-appropriate.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Using a wide variety of source materials, and continually tutoring in geometry, algebra 2 and pre-calculus keeps me well-versed in the SAT content. I can fine-tune study time to raise a student's score from a prior test attempt as well as introduce a new test taker to specific concepts and strategies to achieve a best score. Most recently, I took the SAT test in January 2017.
Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Writing

Test Preparation

ASVAB,

ASVAB

I am familiar with the ASVAB test battery. I took a similar test - the AQT-FAR - as an officer candidate. My best experience as a tutor was working with an 18 year old army recruit candidate whose ASVAB score qualified him for every possible MOS except linguistic cryptology.
CBEST,

CBEST

I took, and successfully passed, this test prior to entering the Master's degree program in teaching at George Fox University. My current teaching licensure in Oregon includes endorsements in multiple subjects, math, social studies, and self-contained classroom. I have taught 11 full years as a public school teacher in grades 6-8, as well as 3 years of summer school for grades 9-12.
GED,

GED

I have been tutoring GED students since 2012, most of whom are adults seeking to better themselves with improved job opportunities. The State of Oregon has approved me to assist clients participating in vocational rehabilitation. My GED students have a high pass rate on the test, including a score at the honors level.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Using a wide variety of source materials, and continually tutoring in geometry, algebra 2 and pre-calculus keeps me well-versed in the SAT content. I can fine-tune study time to raise a student's score from a prior test attempt as well as introduce a new test taker to specific concepts and strategies to achieve a best score. Most recently, I took the SAT test in January 2017.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I teach strategies to help students use their time efficiently on the Reading portion of the SAT. Working together, we also uncover areas which need more practice. Most recently, I took the SAT in January 2017. I am continually learning more about the content and structure of the test.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

Although the new SAT offers an optional essay, I do recommend that students practice and take this part of the test. Most recently, I took the SAT in January 2017.
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, PSAT

Resources

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Ratings and Reviews


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Excellent tutor!

Keith is an excellent tutor! He knows his math and he is personable and is a nice person to work with.

Linda, 4 lessons with Keith

Hands-on and very knowledgeable tutor

Keith had great tips for preparing for the SAT. He was very hands-on and sat and did the problems as I was doing them. He used methods in math that I never thought of using, and they were very helpful. I felt much more confident taking the SAT. Thank you Keith!

Lesley, 4 lessons with Keith

Patient and Persistent

Keith is so patient in teaching my 12 year old boy, who does NOT want to learn about writing. He persists and tries new approaches until my son is actually participating and learning.

Sarah, 11 lessons with Keith

Great Tutor!

Keith is punctual, professional, and patient. He worked with my child who has struggled with math and reading comprehension for years. With his help, we brought up her grades and confidence. I am a VERY satisfied customer and highly recommend Keith. He is worth every penny.

April, 25 lessons with Keith

Great teacher

My son really had a good time doing his math and other assignments. Really likes Keith and his way of explaining the answers in a way that my son understood.

Stefanie, 19 lessons with Keith

GED prep,All tests passed first try.

Keith was instrumental in helping my son prepare to take,and pass the GED tests.I feel that my money was well spent with a tutor that is a very capable educator,and worked well with a student that struggled in a traditional classroom.I would certainly recommend Keith to anyone looking for a knowledgeable,professional,tutor.

Randy, 24 lessons with Keith

Great tutor

Keith has been wonderful with my son. I love that he comes to our home and has worked on all areas studying for the SAT. He has helped prepare him way more than I ever could for a big test. He has been on time and has used the time very well. I would highly recommend Keith for any subject area. I am sure we will use him in the future with my other kids or other subjects. Money well spent.

Jennifer, 7 lessons with Keith

Awesome tutor!

Keith was amazing with my son. 19 years years of age, a highschool graduate, struggling in math, but wanting to enter the military. We sought help and found Keith. My son is very shy and not a self advicate. Keith's teaching style was spot on! He was easy to understand, patient, and knowledgable in the subject. My son engaged and never wanted to miss a lesson. Thanks to Keith my son tested out on his ASVAB and passed. He soon will be able to follow dream of joining the military.

Stacy, 45 lessons with Keith

Excellent teacher

I have struggled with Math most of my life, "I just did not get it." I needed to pass an Algebra class that I have failed twice before. This is the first time I have ever used a tutor. Keith put my mind at ease, with the whole process. He explained the Algebraic process to me so that I could understand it well enough, I started to enjoy math and not hate math like I used to do. Keith would see me almost anytime I needed him to. He is busy but very flexible to schedule with. I recommend Keith for any student Child to Adult. He is top notch in my book. I am sure he will be your go to guy as well.

William, 17 lessons with Keith
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