Oxana has 11 years of experience tutoring and teaching high school Chemistry. She holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry from USC. Having teaching experience with students with varying learning styles and various cognitive abilities, she developed strong professional judgement in addressing their unique needs. After just a few sessions students have been shown to significantly improve their understanding and comprehension of the class material.
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Olivia graduated from the University of Maryland with her Bachelor of Arts degree. Currently, she is a full-time elementary school special education teacher, with students in third, fourth, and fifth grade. Olivia also has experience as a substitute teacher with middle school and high school students. Olivia focuses on assisting students with finding and using resources to solve problems. She is extremely patient and friendly, and has materials to assist all different kinds of learners with excelling to their fullest potential.
Dianica is currently an Electrical Engineering student at California State University, Long Beach. Although she has been living in the South Bay for over 10 years, she studied in Mexico for 15 years and gained experience in speaking and writing Spanish. She has some experience tutoring Spanish, English and Math. She enjoys meeting and connecting with new people, and she’s passionate about inspiring others to pursue their educational dreams and achieve their academic goals.
Derrick has been peer assisting and tutoring for his entire educational career. He has a Single Subject Math teaching credential. Derrick’s educational experiences include CSUDH ( B.S. Business , single subject credential and Masters In Education ),He received passing scores on the CSET in math to earn his credential . Derrick’s philosophy is “math is like a sport , if enough effort is put in you can achieve your goals”. He makes every effort to help student/tutee understand what they feel is impossible. Derrick specializes in AP statistics as well as other core math subjects . He looks forward to training young minds and getting rid of math anxiety. Derrick teaches AVID( Advancement Via Individual Determination ) and is also the coordinator of the program. He specializes in organizational skills and anything that has to do with college and career readiness.
Angie has been peer assisting and tutoring for her entire educational career. She has a Single Subject Math teaching credential. Angie’s educational experiences include Marlborough School for Girls in Hancock Park, Loyola University, New Orleans ( B.S. Mathematics), Cal State Bakersfield (B.S. Sociology/Math Minor), and currently Mount St. Mary’s University (in progress, M.S. Education). Angie’s philosophy is “just because you do not like it, does not mean you do not need to know or understand it”. She makes every effort to help student/tutee understand what they feel is impossible. Angie also specializes in SAT/ACT prep. She looks forward to helping students shift their mindsets from “can’t and frustration” to “can and encouraged”.
Janice holds a BA in History from the University Of California, Los Angeles and has over 5 years experience tutoring elementary and middle school students in all subjects and high school students in literature, writing, and history. She specializes in the development of strong language arts skills, ranging from phonemic awareness and fluency to comprehension and writing expression. Additionally, she assists with elementary common core math and test prep for the ISEE, SSAT, and OLSAT. For the past three years, along with tutoring, she has worked for the Hermosa Beach City School District in both resource and general ed classrooms as an instructional aide for children with special needs. Her years of exposure to differentiated instruction equip her with the tools necessary to customize lessons to the individual needs of each student. Possessing a lively personality and a playful sense of humor, she delivers engaging lesson plans within a warm and encouraging learning environment.