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Kerri P.

Patient and Experienced Math Tutor Specializing in Calculus

Patient and Experienced Math Tutor Specializing in Calculus

$60/hour

  • 584 hours tutoring

About Kerri


Bio

After eight years teaching in my local public and private schools, I grew frustrated with the school systems and decided to leave teaching in early 2020. Over the past year, I have been focusing on tutoring exclusively, and I absolutely love it!

What I love most about tutoring is working with students one-to-one so that I can help with exactly what each student needs. I am able to diagnose possible problem areas quickly, think of ways to help fix misconceptions and patch any holes in...

After eight years teaching in my local public and private schools, I grew frustrated with the school systems and decided to leave teaching in early 2020. Over the past year, I have been focusing on tutoring exclusively, and I absolutely love it!

What I love most about tutoring is working with students one-to-one so that I can help with exactly what each student needs. I am able to diagnose possible problem areas quickly, think of ways to help fix misconceptions and patch any holes in student learning. Students can make major gains in one tutoring session that just aren't possible in the classroom.

My students find me to be patient, supportive, and empathetic. As a parent of teenagers, I understand what a stressful and challenging time it can be. I specialize in helping students become more confident in their math skills. I truly believe that anyone can be a good math learner with determination and practice!

I have a Masters of Education from Slippery Rock University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Pittsburgh. I came close to earning a second B.S. in Mathematics, completing 36 credits in math and statistics courses. I hold permanent teaching certification in Pennsylvania in Mathematics, and I have benefited from many professional development programs that have helped me improve my skills, including 10 days of the NMSI Laying the Foundation training which prepares students for success in the AP Calculus course.

I am comfortable with all levels of middle and high school math, and I have classroom experience with almost every course from 6th grade general math to AP Calculus BC. I consider myself an AP Calculus specialist but I enjoy helping with math courses at every level.

Please contact me to schedule your first tutoring session. I look forward to meeting with you!


Education

University of Pittsburgh
Economics
Slippery Rock University
MEd

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $60
  • Rate details: Start lessons over the summer to lock in this lower summer rate of $60 before prices are increased for the fall.
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 5/20/2021

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 courses, and I have also worked as a Keystone Algebra 1 remediation teacher, helping students to pass the exam. I am an expert on the curriculum.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught both Algebra 2 and Honors Algebra 2 at several local schools. I have a lot of experience with the curriculum and with which concepts and skills the students seem to struggle.
Calculus,

Calculus

I taught AP Calculus (both the AB and BC parts) in a local public high school. My students earned a 100% pass rate on the AP Calc BC exam. This past year, I tutored over 25 Calculus students, and I am building resources to help improve my services this summer.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught Honors Geometry at multiple local middle and high schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have taught Prealgebra a local middle schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum.
Precalculus

Precalculus

I have taught Precalculus at multiple local high schools. I have a lot of experience with the curriculum and with which concepts and skills students tend to struggle.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 courses, and I have also worked as a Keystone Algebra 1 remediation teacher, helping students to pass the exam. I am an expert on the curriculum.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught both Algebra 2 and Honors Algebra 2 at several local schools. I have a lot of experience with the curriculum and with which concepts and skills the students seem to struggle.
Calculus,

Calculus

I taught AP Calculus (both the AB and BC parts) in a local public high school. My students earned a 100% pass rate on the AP Calc BC exam. This past year, I tutored over 25 Calculus students, and I am building resources to help improve my services this summer.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught Honors Geometry at multiple local middle and high schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have taught Prealgebra a local middle schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have taught Precalculus at multiple local high schools. I have a lot of experience with the curriculum and with which concepts and skills students tend to struggle.
Trigonometry

Trigonometry

I have taught Trigonometry as part of the Precalculus curriculum at multiple local high schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum and where students might have the most trouble.

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 courses, and I have also worked as a Keystone Algebra 1 remediation teacher, helping students to pass the exam. I am an expert on the curriculum.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught both Algebra 2 and Honors Algebra 2 at several local schools. I have a lot of experience with the curriculum and with which concepts and skills the students seem to struggle.
Calculus,

Calculus

I taught AP Calculus (both the AB and BC parts) in a local public high school. My students earned a 100% pass rate on the AP Calc BC exam. This past year, I tutored over 25 Calculus students, and I am building resources to help improve my services this summer.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught Honors Geometry at multiple local middle and high schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have taught Prealgebra a local middle schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum.
Precalculus

Precalculus

I have taught Precalculus at multiple local high schools. I have a lot of experience with the curriculum and with which concepts and skills students tend to struggle.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 courses, and I have also worked as a Keystone Algebra 1 remediation teacher, helping students to pass the exam. I am an expert on the curriculum.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught both Algebra 2 and Honors Algebra 2 at several local schools. I have a lot of experience with the curriculum and with which concepts and skills the students seem to struggle.
Calculus,

Calculus

I taught AP Calculus (both the AB and BC parts) in a local public high school. My students earned a 100% pass rate on the AP Calc BC exam. This past year, I tutored over 25 Calculus students, and I am building resources to help improve my services this summer.
Geometry

Geometry

I have taught Honors Geometry at multiple local middle and high schools. I have a lot of familiarity with the curriculum.

Examples of Expertise


Kerri has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 42 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Very flexible, knowledgeable and patient tutor by all means

Kerri helped by daughter with Physics on 11th grade. She was struggling initially, but thanks to Kerri's patience and warm engagement she got thru. Her patience with my daughter was remarkable as well as her flexibility to accommodate schedule changes and increased rate at times. Kerri - Thanks a lot for your help!

Moshe, 31 lessons with Kerri

Terrific experience

Kerri was absolutely wonderful and helped my daughter to her best semester yet in high school. She had two semesters with A’s and gained incredible confidence in her abilities. Kerri was also very accommodating in finding time at the last minute when those surprise tests were announced and the material was not completely clear. Highly recommended!

Jordan, 13 lessons with Kerri

Great math tutor!

My daughter has been taking lessons once a week with Kerri for months now. She has helped my girl become more confident and helped her understand many of the concepts she’s struggled with in the past. Highly recommend her!

Julie, 32 lessons with Kerri

Really insightful and well prepared for lesson

Kerri asked for information ahead of time so that she could be best prepared for the lesson - which was very helpful and she brought additional resources forward for additional practice and studying.

Cindy, 9 lessons with Kerri

excellent tutor

A++++++ Our son really looks forward to his tutoring sessions. Very much worth it. The online format is excellent and Kerri is great on scheduling sessions that work with our son’s class schedule.

Robert, 13 lessons with Kerri

Kerri is GREAT!!! 5 STARS out of 5 STARS!!!

Kerri is very clear, she knows what she is talking about, and she has a lot of patience. My family is making arrangements for my next tutoring session with Kerri now. I would recommend her to a friend definitely!

Monique, 2 lessons with Kerri

Global and detailed knowledge

Kerri can share helpful general info about the distinctions about Calc AB and BC as well as the AP exam, but knows the content detail as well. Positive friendly disposition is very helpful.

William, 8 lessons with Kerri

Knowledgeable and patient tutor.

Kerri has been fabulous with tutoring my son. He has made great strides in improving in Algebra 2 since his tutoring has began with Kerri. She is very patient and extremely knowledgeable in the course material.

Lorenzo, 2 lessons with Kerri

Very patient and flexible tutor!

Kerri is tutoring my son in Geometry. She has been very easy to deal with and we've seen some immediate improvements on quizzes and tests. I would highly recommend her.

M., 11 lessons with Kerri
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$60/hour

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