Alecia is a recent graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a degree in Biological Sciences and 4 years in the Letters and Sciences Honors program. For six years, Alecia has worked as a Private Tutor, Teaching Assistant, and Aquarium Educator to help students of all ages succeed in their mathematical and scientific (STEM) pursuits, including all levels of Math, AP Chemistry, and Physics. She excels in all K-12 math and science subjects, however, she values Language Arts and visual arts as well. Alecia is also skilled at helping students organize their class materials and improve their time management & study skills. Students love her passion and fun energy, and parents love her reliability and thoroughness that bring real results. Overall, Alecia wants her students to feel empowered in their ability to tackle those daunting STEM subjects, and to demonstrate the practical applications of science and math in our everyday lives.
Madeline is originally from Redondo Beach. She went to Palos Verdes Peninsula High and graduated in 2006. She attended UC Santa Cruz and received a B.A. in Italian Studies in 2010. She tutored 9th graders and middle school students while in high school and college in high school Spanish, Algebra, and essay writing. After graduating she was a nanny for 5 years in San Francisco working with children ages 1-8 where she assisted with childhood development and homework help. Most recently she lead a tutoring pod of kindergartners in Redondo Beach where she taught reading, writing, and math. Growing up as the daughter of 2 high school English teachers, she was constantly surrounded by books. As an adult she has a life-long appreciation for the learning process and hopes to continue her parent’s legacy by tutoring and getting her teaching credential. In her spare time she loves doing yoga, cooking, reading, macrame, and traveling.
Jennifer is a UCLA graduate who has tutored high school and college students since 2010 in all subject areas, including test prep (SAT, ACT and ISEE). She studied business economics and mechanical engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. After completing both degrees with superior academic achievement, she continued her education with graduate certificates in financial planning and technical writing. Jennifer has tutored for various organizations in the South Bay area, including the Redondo Beach Unified School District and The Princeton Review. She spends her spare time as a martial arts instructor, athlete, and certified referee. Jennifer works well with high school students, adult learners, and mature middle school students who wish to achieve academic excellence.
Wyatt is Manhattan Beach native, and a computer science major at the University of Utah. Through his four semesters, he has completed math courses through Calculus III, has become proficient in Java, and has studied many data structures and famous algorithms. Wyatt prides himself on achieving academic excellence in his engineering classes, and has been named on the Dean’s List the past two semesters. He is able to tutor all levels of math up to calculus and computer science at a difficulty equivalent to high school or low level college. Wyatt is also looking forward to offering a computer science summer class through Beach Cities Tutoring which will provide students with an introduction to coding, but more importantly, an introduction to how computer scientists think about solving problems. Wyatt also understands the demands put on students from their commitments outside of the classroom. He has played ice hockey his whole life and is proud to continue his passion playing for the University of Utah. Wyatt knows time management skills are paramount in the success of active students, and can provide guidance to students who are struggling balancing their activities.
Dee is a California native who has taught Pre-K through Grade 8 in New York, Florida, and California. Raised in the South Bay, Dee received her BS degree in Biology from Cal State University, at Dominguez Hills and her Masters of Education in reading from NOVA Southeastern in Florida. She specializes in the primary grades K-5, in reading, language arts and writing. With over 20 years of classroom teaching experience and one on one tutoring support, Dee is a nurturer at heart. She has a strong belief that all students will learn and achieve with educational content that is purposefully and goal oriented. She feels that it is important to meet the student’s needs where they are, to further enrich their background knowledge towards mastery. Teaching common core and the new generation standards with the “I do, We do, You do” model has presented great success. When asked about her style of delivery, parental feedback has always been, “It’s evident that my teacher cares about my child. Her patience and commitment to supporting my child has meant the world to our family.”
Rachel grew up in the South Bay and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology as well as her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Pepperdine University in Malibu. Furthermore, she studied at Stanford Graduate School of Business for General Management. Rachel has significant teaching experience in Manhattan Beach and Santa Monica Unified School Districts. She teaches Kindergarten through 8th Grade and specializes in math, reading, writing, and social studies. Rachel’s teaching philosophy is to create bright minds while building exceptional character growth. Being an avid traveler, she speaks 4 different languages: Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and English. Rachel also plays the violin, performing for well-known music halls including New York City’s Carnegie Hall.
Cynthia was born and raised in Hermosa Beach where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from CSU Long Beach. While working her way through school she taught Pre-K and musical theater. She earned her teaching credential while teaching elementary school in CUSD. There she taught Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades. After becoming a military spouse she had the wonderful opportunity to travel from coast to coast earning teaching credentials in Texas, North Carolina, and Utah. During that time she was able to teach Kindergarten through 3rd grade, middle school multiple subjects/ special education and substitute teach grades Pre-K through 6th grade. Cynthia loves teaching and engaging children to learn and challenge themselves in all areas of education. In her free time she loves spending time with family, crafting, and playing with her beloved pets.
Sarah is a Multiple Subject Credentialed Teacher. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and teaching credential from California State University, Long Beach. She has been in education for 11 years. She started her career working as a tutor for the Boys & Girls Club. She has taught everything from Preschool to 8th grade. Sarah has spent the last few years teaching 2nd grade with Torrance Unified as well as a daily teacher to her own children ages 2 and 4 years old. She is committed to the well being of all her student’s and values social-emotional education as well as academics. Sarah’s training includes Guided Reading, Cognitively Guided Instruction in Math, Next Generation Science Standards as well as all Common Core State Standards. She is a committed and dedicated educator who truly loves what she teaches and understands that all children learn differently.
Geanie has been a resident of Torrance for over 30 years. She has a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and a Teaching Credential from CSULB. She has taught as a credentialed Math Teacher in Torrance for 20 years. Geanie has experience teaching and tutoring high school and middle school students from the South Bay. She has taught PreAlgebra, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, and Precalculus. Geanie is very patient with her students. Geanie is very knowledgeable and can explain difficult math topics in many ways to her students.
Keyri (pronounced Katie) was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies along with a Minor in Mathematics from San José State University. During her time there, she tutored college students in a variety of different subjects including Math and English. Keyri has a wide variety of experience teaching these subjects from the elementary to the undergraduate level. Specifically, she tutors in English, Remedial Math, Algebra, Algebra II, College Algebra, Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III and Ordinary Differential Equations as well as Spanish. During her summer breaks, Keyri mentored international students from Europe and Asia with engineering related projects. Additionally, Keryi volunteered at the local YMCA Child Watch for two years where she learned how to care for toddlers, young children, and teenagers. More specifically, she taught and looked after preschoolers and kindergarteners all while showing them proper ways of communicating, expressing their thoughts and feelings, and about the importance of asking questions. For students ages 2-4years, her main focus was teaching them the alphabet, the sounds letters make, primary and secondary colors and numbers. Outside of that, personally, she is interested in gardening, working out, exploring nature, learning about different cultures and cooking/baking.