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Charlyn V.

Groves, TX

$40/hour

Intelligent & Experienced: From Algebra to Chemistry to Writing

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Lamar Univ
Chemistry
BS CHEMISTRY
Other
Certified Teacher, Secondary chemistry, physical sci, reading
Other

Education

Lamar Univ (Chemistry)

BS CHEMISTRY (Other)

Certified Teacher, Secondary chemistry, physical sci, reading (Other)

About Charlyn

I am a talented individual, knowledgeable in a broad subject range. I am an experienced teacher, trainer, mentor, capable of working effectively with above average, average, and special needs children. I have four years of experience in the classroom, working for PNGISD, teaching 9th - 12th graders, including ESL, ED, learning disabled, and college prep students.

In addition to teaching, I have an extensive industrial background to help bring subject matter to life. I have a degree in chemistry, and have worked 8.5 years for the Jefferson County Crime Lab as a forensic analyst/drug chemist ("CSI"), one year as an R&D analyst, and 6 years as a Chemist with ExxonMobil Refinery & Chemicals plant. I have children of my own and understand the importance of homework, projects, keeping up with the class, and grasping the "why" of what's being learned, not just memorizing blind steps. I would love to share my knowledge and experience with your children, as well.
I am a talented individual, knowledgeable in a broad subject range. I am an experienced teacher, trainer, mentor, capable of working effectively with above average, average, and special needs children. I have four years of experience in the classroom, working for PNGISD, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 0 miles of Groves, TX 77619
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy,
Biology, Chemistry,
Genetics,
Physical Science, Physics,
Psychology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, College Counseling,
GED, NCLEX, SAT Math, TAKS
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Special Needs:
Aspergers, Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I have personally completed math through Calculus III, placing out of college Algebra. I taught a high school math remediation course and have continued to use math extensively in my corporate career. I have previously tutored near-failing students in Algebra to obtain grades of As & Bs.

Algebra 2

I have personally completed math through Calculus III, placing out of college Algebra, having taken both Algebra I & II in high school. I have continued to use math extensively in my corporate career. I have previously tutored near-failing students in Algebra to obtain grades of As & Bs.

Anatomy

I have a BS in Chemistry/Biochemistry, and am certified to teach both Physical Science and Chemistry.I attended medical school for one year, where I studied advanced level science courses, including completion of a human anatomy & physiology course with cadaver dissection. I have over 15 years experience in industry working as a Chemist/Scientist to provide real-life examples for interesting examples. I am especially gifted at taking complex ideas and explaining them in a simple, easy to understand format.

Chemistry

I have a BS in Chemistry/Biochemistry and am certified to teach both Physical Science and Chemistry. I formally taught both of those subjects for four years, in classes including remedial to college-prep level students. I attended medical school for one year, where I studied advanced level science courses. I have over 15 years experience in industry working as a Chemist/Scientist to provide real-life examples for interesting applications. I am especially gifted at taking complex ideas and explaining them in a simple, easy to understand format.

College Counseling

With my strong educational background, colorful career and varied life experiences, I feel I have much to offer by way of counseling college age students as they plan their futures.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified in multiple subjects with WyzAnt, including Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Writing, Spelling, and Vocabulary. I am a certified teacher, with years of teaching and corporate experience, as well as personal experience with my own 9 & 11 year old children. I am confident I can work well with Elementary age students in any subject matter they need assistance.

Genetics

I successfully completed college and medical school level Genetics courses, making As in both. I tutored other college students in Genetics when I was in college. Although it's been twenty years, I still remember the class, from alleles to zygotes!

Microsoft Outlook

I have used Microsoft Outlook both personally and professionally for over 10 years, in both PC and MAC formats. I am proficient with email, calendaring, and meeting/appointment scheduling.

Phonics

Phonics goes hand in hand with writing, spelling, and vocabulary. I embed phonics lessons in my spelling tutorials; I prefer to avoid simple memorization, and instead pursue the understanding behind the concept whenever possible. Phonics is the understanding behind reading and spelling.

Physics

I completed 3 semesters of college Physics, am certified to teach Physical Science and did so for 4 years, and have been successfully tutoring students in Physics for at least the last 5 years.

Reading

Although expired now, I was certified to teach reading when I worked in public school.

TAKS

I am certified in over 30 individual subjects, am a Texas certified teacher, have taught high school chemistry and physical science for four years, and worked in industry as a scientist over 15 years. I am fully capable of tutoring for the TAKS test .

Lamar Univ
Chemistry
BS CHEMISTRY
Other
Certified Teacher, Secondary chemistry, physical sci, reading
Other

Education

Lamar Univ (Chemistry)

BS CHEMISTRY (Other)

Certified Teacher, Secondary chemistry, physical sci, reading (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Charlyn will travel within 0 miles of Groves, TX 77619.