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Joseph R.

Bremerton, WA

$40/hour

United States History and Politics, World History and Religion

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$40/Hour


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Excelsior College
Economics
East Stroudsburg University
Master's
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
J.D.

Education

Excelsior College (Economics)

East Stroudsburg University (Master's)

Thomas Jefferson School of Law (J.D.)

About Joseph

Prior to graduating law school I was the business manager for a multimillion dollar computer company in New York, where I began my professional career. Immediately after graduating law school and reaching the Honor Roll, I was hired as the East Coast director of recruitment for the law school. During this period I travelled to prestigious colleges and universities all along the eastern seaboard to recruit potential law students for the school. I alone established the entire recruitment office which prior to my hiring did not exist. Working closely with the Dean of the law school, I sought and recruited qualified students for the school. Through this program enrollment of students from the East Coast quadrupled during my tenure. Since that time I began practicing and continued practicing law in New York, New Jersey (and later Pennsylvania) and during which time I started working on my Master’s Degree in History and Political Science from East Stroudsburg University. It was also during that time that I began teaching at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), where I have taught part time, while practicing law full time since 2008. After I began teaching I discovered I found my true passion in education and student development. Now I look forward to dedicating my career to teaching.

My teaching method for history and political science is strongly based upon how I was taught in law school. I believe history cannot be taught without understanding the interrelationship between history and politics and that one cannot be taught without the other. I also strongly believe that history and politics cannot truly be taught through lecture alone and accordingly I teach all my classes interactively through Socratic Method. This engages not only the students but the material and I personally believe this has led to the great success I have experienced in the classroom. This past summer my family and I relocated to Washington and I again seek to become active in teaching.
Prior to graduating law school I was the business manager for a multimillion dollar computer company in New York, where I began my professional career. Immediately after Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Bremerton, WA 98312
In-person lessons
Test Preparation:
Bar Exam, College Counseling
History:
American History, Criminal Justice, Government & Politics, Political Science, Religion, Social Studies, World History

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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College Counseling

After graduating law school in 1998 I was hired by the school to counsel and recruit students from many notable and prestigious colleges along the eastern seaboard. Working closely with the Dean we counseled and recruited potential new students increasing enrollment from said universities and colleges fourfold. Since that time I practiced law and taught at the college level for approximately ten years. The combination of these experiences has taught me to accurately understand and evaluate students' needs, potential and long terms goals.

Excelsior College
Economics
East Stroudsburg University
Master's
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
J.D.

Education

Excelsior College (Economics)

East Stroudsburg University (Master's)

Thomas Jefferson School of Law (J.D.)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Joseph will travel within 30 miles of Bremerton, WA 98312.