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University of Texas, Dallas
I'm a retired traffic engineer. I'm also a Texas certified teacher in secondary Earth Science, Physical Science and English/Language Arts/Reading. I taught high school Integrated Physic and Chemistry for 3 years in the Garland school district. I substitute taught for a couple of years until experiencing a health issue which forced me to stop doing work which required me to stand all day. I worked as a tutor at a tutoring company for two years, until the franchise was closed. I have tutored privately since that time. Although I am not certified to teach math, math is mostly what I have tutored, specifically middle school and high school math. I enjoy tutoring all subjects, and draw from my own experiences of a lifetime of learning. I seem to be successful in teaching subjects in ways that students understand. Many of my students and their parents have told me that I am the best math teacher their student ever had. I like to teach with humor and fun as much as possible, and encourage students to work hard and LOVE their subjects. I'm a retired traffic engineer. I'm also a Texas certified teacher in secondary Earth Science, Physical Science and English/… Read more
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