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Jack T.

Midlothian, VA

$39/hour

A Tutor for All Seasons

In-person lessons
50+ Hours
Background check passed as of 7/31/13
4.8 average from 28 ratings
Knowledgeable about my son's needs!
— Hilary, Midlothian, VA on 8/12/14

$39/Hour


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United States Merchant Marine Academy
BS
City University of New York
MBA

Education

United States Merchant Marine Academy (BS)

City University of New York (MBA)

About Jack

I have broad experience in the teaching field. I am well versed in the math and English areas of expertise. My career has focused on International Business, Management and Project Development. I have experience as an instructor in Management as well as Information Technology subjects. My background also includes a number of years serving as a Board Member of American Business Council of Dubai which has the goal of expanding American Business interests in the Middle East. I have authored a series of Management Articles which were published throughout the region.

As an Adjunct Professor at the American University in Dubai, I taught Human Resource Management and Business Ethics. While a resident of Virginia I taught Information Technology at the Chesterfield Community College.

On the professional side I have over 20 years of management involvement Project Management for the start-up and operation of international projects.

My MBA degree in Human Resources has given me the academic credentials to help people of all backgrounds and skill levels. Also, my experience of completing overseas assignments provided me with on-the-ground exposure of interfacing with people of diverse backgrounds and the ability to help them grow professionally and academically.
I have broad experience in the teaching field. I am well versed in the math and English areas of expertise. My career has focused on International Business, Management and Project Development. I have experience as an instructor in Management as well as Information Technology subjects. My background also includes a number of years serving as a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Midlothian, VA 23112
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable about my son's needs!"

- Hilary, Midlothian, VA on 8/12/14

"prompt and patient"

- Kathy, Chester, VA on 12/19/15

"Knowledgeable and patient"

- Tamika, Colonial Heights, VA on 10/1/15
Math:
Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, English,
Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking,
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ASVAB
Computer:
General Computer,
Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
American History, Geography,
Government & Politics, World History,
Writing
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Writing
Business:
Business,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Project Management,
Public Speaking,
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ASVAB

I've taken many exams, and I know the problems with getting ready for a test. The ASVAB test is very important, since it determines which schools and advanced placement you will be eligible for. So, preparation is vital.

I'd like to help you.

Business

I hold an MBA degree and I have taught management courses in Human Resources and Ethics at the American University in Dubai. Additionally, I taught IT programming at John Tyler Community College.
I have over 30 years as a manager supervising teams of programmers and analysts, projects and working with end users and customers.

Dyslexia

I have had Dyslexia throughout my life. I know firsthand the problems and challenges of a young person with this affliction. It is a brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read, spell and perform math functions.

Despite being dyslexic I have been able to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well successfully function in the business world. It’s a matter of perseverance and realizing your abilities and limitations.

With this background I am in a good position to help young learners who are dyslexic. I am sympathetic and understanding of their situation. I have the temperament and the patience to guide and encourage them as they move ahead with their education.

English

Grammar, sentence structure and putting complete thoughts on paper are among my strengths. I can impart these skills.

General Computer

I've been in the computer (IT) field for years as a programmer, systems analyst and as a manager. I've implemented many computer systems and been responsible for choosing a wide variety of hardware and software.

I taught computer programming at John Tyler Community College and I've continued to mentor many people.

Geography

I have lived or worked in 50 countries around the world. I've always enjoyed travel and studying various cultures and countries. I know my way around the place.

Prealgebra

I've worked with a number of people, old and young, to grasp the concepts of algebra. Often, It's a matter of changing a mind-set and feeling comfortable, knowing that you can do it.

Project Management

I hold an MBA degree from the City University of New York. My major was "The Manage of Human Resources." My thesis subject was "Managerial Control in IT Installations." I hold the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute. This entailed at least five years of project management experience and an extensive written exam. I have managed projects in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, India and Romania. These projects included Financial Accounting, Payroll and Human Resources, Engineering Maintenance, Container Terminal Operations, and Harbor Control Systems. These were high value projects, many of which exceeded US$1,000,000 in software of programming effort. I supervised IT staffs of 20+ people and was responsible for two large data centers. As the manager, my projects included implementing over 100 KM of networking installed in 40 buildings, developing operating procedures and monitoring techniques for the data centers and guaranteeing up-time of at least 99.99%. For three years I served as an Adjunct Professor of Information Technology at the John Tyler Community College in Chester, Virginia.

Public Speaking

I have a wealth of experience in Public Speaking, in business and in my personal life.

I have been an active member of Toastmasters International for a number of years and have achieved the credential of Competent Communicator (CC). I continue to participate in Toastmasters to further hone my speaking skills.

For a number of years I was a Manager of Software Sales whereby I developed my skills of explaining technical material, often to Customers with limited English ability. I was quite successful in this job.

As a Systems Designer and Manager I was often required to present proposals and designs using PowerPoint or other tools to Users unaccustomed to new concepts. Again, I was successful in this.

World History

I have lived in or worked in 50 different countries around the world and thus appreciate the cultures and histories of many peoples. Of course I studied world history on a college level and I've kept abreast of recent works of history.

Writing

I've done a great deal of business writing as well as academic writing and I understand the need to get get some occasional help and guidance. I'm prepared to offer that.

United States Merchant Marine Academy
BS
City University of New York
MBA

Education

United States Merchant Marine Academy (BS)

City University of New York (MBA)

Knowledgeable about my son's needs!

Jack was hired to help my son study for his entrance exam into the military. He has an in-depth knowledge of what my son needs to know. His no nonsense and honest approach is much appreciated. Jack never hesitates to go the extra mile, providing my son with the extra tools that will help better prepare him. He even got him a library card! I always get an immediate update regarding that day's sessi

— Hilary, Midlothian, VA on 8/12/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $39.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jack will travel within 20 miles of Midlothian, VA 23112.