Tyler has her Master’s Degree in Urban Education, specializing in Secondary Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, with a double minor in Mathematics and Education from Bryn Mawr College. She has taught 6th and 7thgrade mathematics, 8th grade Honors Algebra, and 10th grade geometry for over two years in Philadelphia. Before teaching, Tyler tutored students between the ages of 8 and 17 for six years in both Philadelphia and Los Angeles, in mathematics and writing. Tyler loves learning about students’ extracurricular passions and infusing those passions within a mathematical context. She often uses manipulatives and technology to illustrate math concepts and loves to encourage students to stick with the struggle. She believes in the saying by Fredrick Douglas, “Without struggle, there is no progress. She plans to pursue a career as a special education advocate/lawyer in the future.
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Terri received her Bachelor’s degree and has tutored elementary school students for the last 8 years. She has worked in the Manhattan Beach School District as a special education aide for the last 9 years. She is very patient and specializes in working with students with disabilities although she has also worked in the general education setting as well.
Nancy lives in the South Bay and graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from Loyola Marymount University. Nancy also received a Masters in Counseling with a Pupil Personnel Service Credential from Loyola Marymount University. Nancy interned for Lawndale School District as a School Counselor, where she helped students improve their academic and social skills. Nancy enjoys tutoring elementary age children, specifically helping students develop their reading and math skills. Nancy has worked in various school settings as a teachers aide and as an intervention tutor. Nancy is working towards getting her LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) and plans to one day have her own practice.
Mike received his Master of Education degree from UCLA. His thesis focused on developing positive mathematic identities within learners. He also earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge in history. He has been a credentialed teacher since 2002, working in both the public school and non-profit sector. Mike specializes in math and English instruction. When working with students, he creates a unique academic plan based on the learner’s strengths. The goal of the plan is to allow individuals to achieve their educational goals.
Liliana lived in the Los Angeles area her whole life. After graduating from El Camino College with an Associates Degree in Business Administration, she is currently attending the University of Southern California in order to obtain her Bachelors degree in International Relations with an emphasis in Global Finance. She works for El Camino College as a Supplemental Instruction Coach for the Mathematics Department and has been doing so since Fall 2014. She is also fluent in Spanish and took 4 years of French in High School and have passed the AP placement test. She tutors all levels of Math through Algebra 2 as well as all levels of Spanish. Liliana enjoys helping students unlock their potential not only in the classroom but also in their daily lives. She hopes to inspire her students in the future by becoming a math teacher.
Kyler graduated from El Segundo High School. He was honored by the recognition of an engineering sash for robotics and engineering. Currently, he is a full time time college student working towards a mechanical engineering degree. Additionally, he teaches for an after-school program focusing on engineering for kids. Kyler specializes in all levels of math tutoring. He scored a 5 on the AP calculus test and had extensive experience with advanced robotics while in high school. Kyler is very passionate about teaching and inspiring young people in the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). In addition, he is extremely patient with all types of students and excited to help them strengthen their knowledge and problem solving skills.
Jule has her BFA from Texas Christian University where she graduated from the John V. Roach Honors College. She has taught both middle school and high school Theatre and has been a study tutor for three years. Jule specializes in teaching students effective study habits while tutoring English, Social Studies and other liberal arts. She believes in creating a fun, stress-free environment where students can thrive and learn the skills they need to succeed.
Jill has her BA in Chemistry from the University of Arkansas. She specializes in math and science, including Algebra, Geometry, Biology, and Chemistry. While these are her main areas, she can also assist students with Language Arts and creating better study skills. Jill has 3 years of experience working with Common Core curriculum in the public schools as an educational assistant in Maryland. She has worked with middle school special education students to create alternative approaches to lessons as well as supplementing classroom instruction in order to gain a better understanding of the materials. She has also provided individual and group tutoring for a wide range of ages. Her belief is in creating a positive atmosphere where students of all ages can feel comfortable and soar to reach their maximum potential.
Jamecelle has her Master’s Degree and teaching credential in Special Education from Loyola Marymount University. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a minor in Education from UCLA. She has worked as a teacher’s assistant, college advisor, and tutor. In addition, Jamecelle has gained experience with elementary, middle, and high school students in general education and special education settings, at-risk youth, incarcerated youth, and English Language Learners. Her primary focus is on tailoring her tutoring to address the student’s needs. She is currently an ED/Special Education Teacher for 3rd-5th grade and earned LAUSD Rookie of the Year Teacher award for 2015-2016.