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Les K.

Clarkston, WA

$40/hour

Elementary - all subject / Middle School Math and Science

In-person lessons
5+ Hours
Background check passed as of 11/7/14
5.0 average from 2 ratings

$40/Hour


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Walla walla university
Elementary Education
Loma Linda University / LaSierra
Master's

Education

Walla walla university (Elementary Education)

Loma Linda University / LaSierra (Master's)

About Les

I have been an elementary and middle school teacher for many years. I am a WA State continuing teacher certified for K-8 elementary and endorsed for grades 4-12 biology. However, I have also spent more than 15 years teaching pre-algebra, Algebra I, and other math study skills. I have taught remedial math for junior high school and even high school students and helped significantly raise their math skills. I have also worked one-on-one and in small groups with students at Sylvan Learning Centers.

I especially like to help students improve understanding of concepts and practice in accuracy for math skills. Typically, I have helped raise student's achievement test scores by 5 percentile or more per year. I like making learning interesting and helpful by use of learning aids such as mnemonics and hands on skills.
I have been an elementary and middle school teacher for many years. I am a WA State continuing teacher certified for K-8 elementary and endorsed for grades 4-12 biology. However, I have also spent more than 15 years teaching pre-algebra, Algebra I, and other math study skills. I have taught remedial math for junior high school and even high school Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Clarkston, WA 99403
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
Elementary Science
English:
Bible Studies,
Grammar
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball

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.

Bible Studies

I have been a teacher in Christian schools for several years and have taught Bible history and studies. I have an endorsement in junior high religion studies from my Christian school organization. I have also been a student of the Bible on my own and read through the Bible, studied Bible commentaries, and read many religious resource books and materials.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a WA state certified continuing teacher with a degree in Elementary Education. My teaching license is current and effective through 2018l I have been teaching elementary and middle school grades as a regular teacher for 28 years and have additional experience as a public school substitute teacher as well.

Walla walla university
Elementary Education
Loma Linda University / LaSierra
Master's

Education

Walla walla university (Elementary Education)

Loma Linda University / LaSierra (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Les will travel within 35 miles of Clarkston, WA 99403.