32 years of tutoring experience - Study Skills are important

Study Skills are very important and make a difference in the overall performance in a class, on tests and quizzes. It is very important to use all 3 phases of learning when studying: visual, auditory, kinesthetic.

I have 32+ years of tutoring and training experience. I was Residential Tutor/Counselor for Upward Bound all 4 summers of college, a Resident Assistant all 4 years in college, and a professional Subject Matter Expert and Trainer for 27+ years working internationally with all backgrounds, cultures, and learning styles. My teaching/tutoring style includes using Situational Leadership, active listening, problem solving, and customizing my approach to the student's learning style and needs.

I have a BS in Chemical Engineering, was inducted in the National Honor Society in High School, received the Scholar Athlete Award, received numerous academic scholarships to college, received numerous quality, training, and leadership awards from 6 different global corporations, and completed various classes and training on Child and Adult Learning Styles, and Creative Training Techniques.

I am also available for group tutoring and training sessions for 2 or more students.

Serve as company Chief Learning Officer (CLO).


BS, Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University Business Administration Diploma, Wharton Management Program, Wharton School of Business EIT, Engineering License

Interpersonal Skills:

I am detail-oriented, creative, energetic, inspiring, organized, observant, sensitive, communicative, teachable, flexible, knowledgeable, diligent, experienced, and confident.

Passion for Teaching and Education:

I come from a long family line of educators, teachers, school principals, school superintendents.

Teaching, coaching, learning, and improving are my passion and family value. I have a strong passion and desire to help students learn, solve problems and achieve success in their education and in their life goals. I thoroughly enjoy helping my students learn their material, solve problems, and improve their knowledge and skills. I also help my students improve their study skills, problem solving skills, and test taking skills. On a professional basis, I constantly assess systems for training effectiveness. I help students recognize, analyze, and solve any barriers to learning or academic success. My goal is to help my students achieve success, confidence, and satisfaction, and to apply this success to achieve any goal in school or life. Finally, I also help my students set and achieve SMART Goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-Based.

Professional Development:

Completed numerous leadership programs, conferences and seminars including:

President's Training and Quality Award, Business Improvement Award (Global Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Company);
Alumnus of Leadership Charleston, Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1997;
The Disney Keys to Excellence – World-Class Leadership, Management, & Service, Disney Institute, 2000;
Manufacturing Management Program, (Global Chemical and Energy Company);
Harvard Negotiation Project;
Manufacturing Leadership Program (Global Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Company);
Project Management Institute, Katz Business School, University of Pittsburgh 2001
Over 72 weeks of specialized training in Quality, EHS, ISO 13485, ISO 9001, 21 CFR 820, 210-211, GMP, GCP, GLP
Corporate level courses in Technical Writing, Mistake-Free Grammar & Proofreading, Business Writing, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.


Training, Learning Management Systems, Quality Management Systems, ISO 9001, ASQ CQA, ASQ CQM/OE, REM, CEA, CEM, CES, CEI, Six Sigma Black Belt, Lead QSSHE Auditor/Expert, EH&S certifications; working on - CQE, Healthcare Compliance, ASP, CSP certifications

Technical Skills:

Training, Tutoring, Technical Writing, Mistake-Free Grammar and Proofreading, Microsoft Certified Office Specialist for MS Office Products including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; MS Outlook, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Project, Adult Learning Styles, Creative Training Techniques, Organizational Development, Total Quality Management, Self Directed Work Teams, Lotus Notes Databases, Plateau Learning Management System (LMS), Trackwise Quality Management System (QMS), Root Cause Analysis, HAZOP, QEHS Review, Management of Change (MoC), FMEA, Functional Review, Gap Analysis, Process Auditing, SQC/SPC, Management Review, Operational Excellence.

Sports Experience:

Played Varsity Football, Baseball, Track and Field in High School.

Played Football at Penn State University.

Coached Football at the little league, middle school, travel team, and high school levels.

Coached Basketball at the little league, middle school, travel team, AAU, YBOA, and high school levels.

Coached Soccer at the little league, middle school, and travel team levels.

Coached Track and Field at the travel team, middle school, and high school level.

Achieved Red Belt in Tang Soo Do (Korean Martial Arts).

Please contact me for a Tutoring Session.

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