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Jessica Y.

Berkeley & BYU Teacher, Mathematician, Programmer

Berkeley & BYU Teacher, Mathematician, Programmer

$100/hour

  • 344 hours tutoring

About Jessica


Bio

Jessica A. graduated from UC Berkeley with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and her teaching credential in just three years. She has years of experience as a full-time high school computer science teacher in Los Angeles. She has experience designing curriculum and teaching everything from middle school to College Board to Masters classes (Cal Poly Pomona, New Mexico State University, University of South Carolina). She is a contributor, Grader, Teacher Trainer and...

Jessica A. graduated from UC Berkeley with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and her teaching credential in just three years. She has years of experience as a full-time high school computer science teacher in Los Angeles. She has experience designing curriculum and teaching everything from middle school to College Board to Masters classes (Cal Poly Pomona, New Mexico State University, University of South Carolina). She is a contributor, Grader, Teacher Trainer and Score Setter for AP Computer Science Principles and a Teacher Trainer for AP Computer Science A.

She has also taught and tutored everything from middle school to undergraduate mathematics. She earned perfect ACT and GRE Math scores.

Her most proud achievements are her students going to schools like Harvard and Berkeley as well as winning national recognition from organizations like the National Center for Women in Information Technology. From Scratch first steps to artificial intelligence, Jessica loves helping people reach their goals while having fun. In her free time, Jessica loves genealogy (family history), reading, and practicing foreign languages.

If you would like to improve in computer science or mathematics Jessica is more than happy to help you out. She has the most experience with high school students but has plenty of practice from Elementary to Masters courses. Jessica has a lot of experience but she also promises to let you know if your case doesn't fall into my knowledge and she can help you find a different tutor.


Education

UC Berkeleey
CS, Math, Education
Brigham Young University
Masters

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Subjects

Computer

Computer Programming,

Computer Programming

I have a degree in computer science from Berkeley and have taught Computer Programming at the middle school, high school, and college-level previously. I now work as a Back-End Java Developer. I am very used to teaching Java and Python along with learning platforms like Scratch and AppInventor.
Computer Science,

Computer Science

I have worked for more than 5 years teaching computer science to 8th graders, high schoolers, AP class, and Masters classes. I am presently working as a Back-End Java Developer. BA in Computer Science from UC Berkeley
Java

Java

I currently work for Family Search as a Java Developer. I have also taught AP Computer Science A (Java-based) in the past.

Corporate Training

Java

Java

I currently work for Family Search as a Java Developer. I have also taught AP Computer Science A (Java-based) in the past.

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

BA in Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics Credential in Mathematics. I have taught Algebra both at the middle and high school levels.
Prealgebra

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

BA in Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics Credential in Mathematics. I have taught Algebra both at the middle and high school levels.
Discrete Math,

Discrete Math

I have taken and tutored for Berkeley's discrete mathematics course along with research into a field of computer science affected by discrete mathematics. I have taught high school discrete mathematics.
Prealgebra

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Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

BA in Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics Credential in Mathematics. I have taught Algebra both at the middle and high school levels.
Prealgebra

Summer

Algebra 1

Algebra 1

BA in Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics Credential in Mathematics. I have taught Algebra both at the middle and high school levels.

Examples of Expertise


Jessica has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 6 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Excellent tutor

My son found his first lesson with Jessica extremely helpful, it was an eye opener for him!! He will continue to work with her this academic year, I’m very grateful we found such amazing excellent tutor.

Camille, 1 lesson with Jessica

Excellent first lesson

Jessica helped our son with AP CS A exam prep. She is very knowledgeable. We will continue working with her ourselves and recommend her tutoring services to others.

Pattie, 6 lessons with Jessica

Fabulous

Jessica was amazing and helped my son so much!! I highly recommend her!!! She was patient, knowledgeable and knows her stuff. She explained the coding so that my son could understand it easily.. His grade in his class went up 10 points after his tutoring session

Michelle, 5 lessons with Jessica

awesome teacher!!!

Jessica really helped me understand my project and was very patient with my group and I. She is an excellent teacher, i really recommend her.

Andrea, 3 lessons with Jessica
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$100/hour

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Jessica Y.

$100/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

Contact Jessica

Response time: 35 minutes