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.