Tutor students from First grade to 11th grade in Math at Learning Center.
I emphasize positive reinforcement and building on what the student knows.
Subjects include Elementary math, pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry.
Instructed up to 4 students individually and in groups.
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Developed Progress Reports.
01/1981 to Current
TutorMATH TUTOR - Freelancing
Tutored middle school math, (Pre-algebra, Algebra I, Geometry) and high school and college level algebra and geometry.
Students went from frustrated and failing to passing and comprehending.
Use manipulatives when needed, particularly with children, then relating the pictures to the written problems.
Tutored students in SAT and ASVAB exams helping them raise their score significantly on the ASVAB exam in order to be accepted in the military and 100 points on the SAT.
When needed, I go back over basics and work up to the application Emphasize what the student does know, and give plenty of positive feedback
06/2014 to 08/2014
Math InstructorMATH INSTRUCTOR - Y2 Academy – Hockessin, De.
Taught - 8th grade Honors level Geometry.
Covered topics including Similar triangles, Law of Sine and Cosine, Trigonometric Ratios, Surface Areas, Volumes, and more.
Instructed up to 3 students individually and in groups.
01/2012 to Current
I teach classes on Self-Acupressure for Common Ailments and Tension.
The Newark Senior Center.
Reiki Healing Center.
Newark Natural Foods.
01/1989 to 01/1990
SENIOR SYSTEM SUPPORT ANALYST (Applications Engineer)Computervision Corporation Software Support Center – Bedford, MA
As second level support, I assisted customers with CAD problems, utilizing various resources.
Assessed the needs of the client, researched, verified, and solved problems such as improper functioning of commands.
Performed troubleshooting of CAD problems, and effectively instructed customers in resolving problems.
Personal Care AssistantSPECIAL NEEDS / ONE-ON-ONE
Worked one-on-one with Mentally challenged child at my church.
for special needs student in school in 2015.
Assist in the education and social development of students under direction and guidance of classroom teacher.
Support students with emotional or behavioral concerns.
Mechanical DesignerMECHANICAL DESIGN AND DRAFTING
Twenty-four plus years experience.
I have worked in various industries including sheet metal, automotive, aerospace, military vehicles, packaging, medical, surgical instruments, and orthopaedics.
Companies included Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Johnson and Johnson Orthopaedics, GTE Communications Systems, Computervision Corporation, Polaroid Corporation, and Siemens.
09/2005 to 05/2010
Mechanical DesignerSiemens Healthcare Diagnostics – Glasgow, DE
Mechanical design and drafting for manufacturing and production.
I worked with assemblies and components on CAD, designing and preparing 3D models and drawings for engineering packaging machinery.
Incorporated information in MS Word, Access, and Excel.
Maintained document system for engineering.
Design of machine parts utilizing basic math, geometry and trigonometry.
Master of Arts: Education Cambridge College - Cambridge, MA Education Whole Brain Learning principles, specializing in Math Education
*Assessed the needs of students and deteremined best method of teaching using their particular learning style
*Utilized various resources and tangibles in the training
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology SUNY - Buffalo GPA: Deans ListSociology Deans List