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Tom H.

Falls Church, VA

$50/hour

Tom - Geologist, Environmental Scientist

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Background check passed as of 2/14/13
4.7 average from 25 ratings
Knowledgeable and patient
— Diane, Vienna, VA on 1/20/16

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Virginia Tech
Geology
Syracuse University
Master's
George Mason University
PhD

Education

Virginia Tech (Geology)

Syracuse University (Master's)

George Mason University (PhD)

About Tom

I am currently teaching introductory geology at Lord Fairfax Community College. I taught at geology courses at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (GeoSystems), George Mason University, and Syracuse University. I am a Professional Geologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

I know geology very well and have published professional papers in the subject.

I am a doctoral candidate in Environmental Science at George Mason University.

I also tutor in mathematics, statistics, Microsoft Office products, and computer science.
I am currently teaching introductory geology at Lord Fairfax Community College. I taught at geology courses at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (GeoSystems), George Mason University, and Syracuse University. I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Falls Church, VA 22046
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable and patient"

- Diane, Vienna, VA on 1/20/16

"No better tutor!"

- Jessica, Burke, VA on 2/9/15

"So helpful and nice!"

- Connor, Washington, DC on 12/11/13

"Awesome Geology Tutor."

- Colin, Fairfax, VA on 12/7/13
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Statistics
Computer:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Ecology

I am a doctoral candidate in Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University. I have considerable experience with the subject.

I have taught at geology courses at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (GeoSystems), George Mason University, and Syracuse University.

Geology

I have taught at geology courses at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (GeoSystems), George Mason University, and Syracuse University. I am a Professional Geologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

I know geology very well and have published professional papers in the subject.

Microsoft Excel

I have used Excel in various aspects of science and business. I am very familiar with the all of the functions within Excel and with the graphing capabilities. I am actively using for work on my doctoral dissertation.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I use PowerPoint in business and university settings. I am very familiar with what makes a good presentation since I have given several hundred of them.

Physical Science

I am very familiar with all of the physical sciences. I have taught at geology courses at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (GeoSystems), George Mason University, and Syracuse University.

Virginia Tech
Geology
Syracuse University
Master's
George Mason University
PhD

Education

Virginia Tech (Geology)

Syracuse University (Master's)

George Mason University (PhD)

Knowledgeable and patient — Tom was well-prepared for the session and helped my daughter to feel very comfortable with the AP Environmental Science material that she is learning. It was good to hear some laughter as well as serious discussion. ...

— Diane, Vienna, VA on 1/20/16

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tom will travel within 15 miles of Falls Church, VA 22046.