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Richard E.


Calculus : Algebra : Geometry : Physics : Chemistry : SATs

Modesto, CA 95351

Male ( Age 76 )

Member since:09/2013

Rates from $30 to $40

I can perfom tutoring:

  • In-home
  • Group

Will travel up to 20 miles

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At my home - $25.00/hour (1st hour free) Go to your home - $30.00/hour (1st hour free)

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Experience Summary

• A Lead Instructor at Sun Microsystems for 14 years. Taught System Administration, Unix, Perl, Shell, and Java Programing courses to in-house and customer students thought-out the world. • Tutored 125+ students (9th Grade through College Seniors) during the last 7 years. Also tutored adults taking courses from DeVry University and Heald College. Student grades went from a D to an A; and Calculus AB / BC students earned 4s and 5s on AP Exams. • Taught UNIX, Shell, and Perl Programming at UC Santa Cruz, Berkeley’s College Extension, De Anza College). • Develop customized plans and materials for each tutoring session, fitted to the student’s learning style, ensuring that his and the parent’s desired objectives were met. • 20 years in the U.S. Navy studying Nuclear Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Satellite Communications. Putting its knowledge into practice onboard 6 different Nuclear Power Submarines. Also taught Satellite Communication courses when stationed at San Diego's Naval School Command.

Teaching Style

It depends on the student's knowledge and what they want to gain. This can vary but I will very supportive and do what is necessary to improve the student's grade.

My Hobbies

Solving math problems, playing Sudoku, and Reading.

Other Comments

I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this position, and hope we can arrange a mutually convenient time for us to meet. In the interim, I thank you for taking the time reviewing my profile and the accompanying material.


Type Level Year Title Issued By
Degree Bachelors 1986 Computer Science Chapman University
Degree Associates 1977 Electronic Technology Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA
Degree Associates 1977 Computer Technology Grossmount College, El Cajon, CA
Award Top Instructor 1993 Performance above and beyond exp... Sun Microsystems, San Jose, CA
Award Instructor of the Year 1994 Top Performance Sun Microsystems, San Jose, CA

Subject Commentary

Calculus I Proficiency: Expert
Tutored and Taught for 10 years
Physics This is one of my top subjects! Proficiency: Experienced
Studied, Tutored and Taught for 15 years

All Subjects I Tutor

  • ACT
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Algebra III
  • Basic Learning Skills
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Chemistry
  • College Algebra
  • Computer Programming
  • Elementary Math
  • Elementary Science
  • Geometry
  • Math
  • Perl
  • Physics
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Pre-Calculus
  • SAT - Math
  • SAT - Verbal
  • Science
  • Statistics
  • Testing Skills
  • Testing Strategies
  • Trigonometry