Over 20 tutoring hours

Michael M.

Irving, TX

$50/hour

Veteran Teacher

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/20/12
4.9 average from 10 ratings

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North Texas State University

Education

North Texas State University

About Michael

I have 28 years of experience teaching high school. I am fully certified in history and English and just recently retired from full time teaching. I have worked with all types of students from seventh grade to seniors. I have lived in the DFW metroplex all of my life. I have taught in Dallas, Southlake, Lake Dallas, Corsicana and Mineral Wells. I have also been a coach in volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, tennis and golf. I played high school and college golf and still play today. I referee high school volleyball and have coached in several clubs. I have 28 years of experience teaching high school. I am fully certified in history and English and just recently retired from full time teaching. I have worked with all types of students from seventh grade to seniors. I have lived Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Irving, TX 75063
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Business:
Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Chess, Golf,
Poker,
Softball, Volleyball

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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American History

I am certified in Texas to teach history. I taught U.S. History for about 12 years in public high school. My degree is from North Texas. I taught in Dallas, Keller, Lake Dallas and Corsicana.

Basketball

I coached high school basketball for 14 years. Attended NIKE clinics which included sessions by Jerry Tarkanian, Dick Vitale, George Raveling, and Pete Gillum. During my coaching I worked with Calvin Miles and Kurt Thomas who are in the N.B.A.

English

I have a teaching certificate from North Texas. I taught English from 7th to 12th grade in public schools for about 20 years. I am fully certified in grammar, literature and writing skills.

ESL/ESOL

I taught hundreds of exchange students from many different countries during my 28 year teaching career.

Golf

Lettered in golf in high school.
Played for North Texas for one year.
Coached high school golf at A.M. Smith H.S. in Dallas and Keller H.S.

Poker

Played in the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2005 and 2010. Finished in top 20% in 2010.
Ranked in top 600 on Full Tilt poker with over 500,000 players.

Public Speaking

Taught high school speech at Corsicana H.S. for two years.

Volleyball

I have had over 30 players receive college scholarships.
I coached over 20 years of high school varsity.
I was named Tarrant County Coach of the Year in 1992 by the Star Telegram.
My teams went to regionals 3 times and regional quarterfinals 5 times.
I also coached for several clubs in the DFW area including: Metroplex, TNT, TAV, Starlings and North Texas Jrs.

World History

I am certified in Texas to teach history. I taught World History for about 6 years in public high school. My degree is from North Texas. I taught in Dallas, Keller, Lake Dallas and Corsicana.

North Texas State University

Education

North Texas State University

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 20 miles of Irving, TX 75063.