John M.


John M.

Tutor

Brentwood, TN 37027

Will travel 25 miles

$50 per hour.

4.99 1086 ratings

Vice President, Chemical Engineer, Scientist, Tutor, Trainer, Coach

I have 34+ years of tutoring and training experience. I was Residential Tutor/Counselor for Upward Bound all 4 summers of college, a Resident Assistant all 4 years in college, and a professional Subject Matter Expert and Trainer for 32+ years working internationally with all backgrounds, cultures, and learning styles. My teaching/tutoring style includes using Situational Leadership, active listening, problem solving, and customizing my approach to the student's learning style and needs. I ... [more]


Algebra 1


Algebra 2


American History


Biology


Chemistry


Grammar


Microsoft Excel


European History


General Computer

I am a Vice President, Quality and EHS at a global biotechnology company. Throughout my 30 year career, I have been active in my own career development, have created and implemented an ongoing Career Development Plan, and have established many Good and Best Practices. As a manager, supervisor, and executive for over 25 years, I have been responsible to help my direct reports and personnel at all levels in my departments create career development plans and implement career development action items. I am a Certified Microsoft Office Specialist. I am also an expert in the following topics that can assist in your job search. I have completed advanced training and have many years of experience in the following topics: 1. Networking 2. Social Media 3. LinkedIn 4. Facebook 5. Twitter 6. Finding jobs using job boards 7. Resume writing and preparation 8. Marketing your skills 9. Interviewing skills, mock interviews, questions, practice 10. Cover letters that get interviews 11. Switching industries 12. Developing and implementing a Training Plan 13. MS Word 14. MS Excel 15. MS PowerPoint 16. Google Calendar 17. MS Access 18. MS Project 19. Certifications 20. Industry Associations Please contact me so we can develop and launch your career improvement goals.


Geometry


Microsoft Word


Physics


Microsoft PowerPoint


Prealgebra


Precalculus


Reading


Spanish


Trigonometry


Writing


Statistics


Geography


English


SAT Math


World History


Finance


GRE


GED


Physical Science


ASVAB


PSAT


Elementary Math


Elementary Science


Elementary (K-6th)

I have 32+ years of tutoring and training experience. I was Residential Tutor/Counselor for Upward Bound all 4 summers of college, a Resident Assistant all 4 years in college, and a professional Subject Matter Expert and Trainer for 30+ years working internationally with all backgrounds, cultures, and learning styles. My teaching style is using Situation Leadership and customizing my approach to the student's learning style. I have 3 children that I have tutored from K-12th grade. I have a BS in Chemical Engineering, was inducted in the National Honor Society in High School, received numerous academic scholarships to college, and completed various classes and training on child and adult learning styles. It would be an honor to work with your child to provide them support, teach them good study habits, and reinforce confidence and a quest for knowledge and learning.


Study Skills

As a Chemical Engineer and Quality Assurance, Environmental, Health, Safety, and Operations Professional, I have mastered the art and science of study skills, problem solving techniques, Project Management, Follow-up, Tracking and Closure (FUTAC), Corrective and Preventive Action, and Operational Excellence. I have specific training in Project Management and Study Skills. I have used this knowledge to create customized approaches and plans to meet my student?s needs, with students ranging from elementary school students to PhD candidates.


Special Needs

I can provide tutoring for special needs children. My brother's son has Autism and all of my children have ADD. I have experience tutoring and training these children and other special needs children. I have the awareness, training, patience, understanding, and caring necessary to motivate and support. My brother is a Pediatrician and has taught me a great deal regarding the needs of children with autism. Through personal experience and training, I have learned to tutor children with ADD. Interpersonal Skills: I am detail-oriented, creative, energetic, inspiring, organized, observant, sensitive, communicative, teachable, flexible, knowledgeable, diligent, experienced, and confident. Passion for Teaching and Education: I come from a long family line of educators, teachers, school principals, school superintendents. Teaching, coaching, learning, and improving are my passion and family values. I have a strong passion and desire to help students learn, solve problems and achieve success in their education and in their life goals. I thoroughly enjoy helping my students learn their material, solve problems, and improve their knowledge and skills. I also help my students improve their study skills, problem solving skills, and test taking skills. On a professional basis, I constantly assess systems for training effectiveness. I help students recognize, analyze, and solve any barriers to learning or academic success. My goal is to help my students achieve success, confidence, and satisfaction, and to apply this success to achieve any goal in school or life. Finally, I also help my students set and achieve SMART Goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-Based. What is the age of your child and what are the subjects that you would like support on? You can respond to let me know the support you want, or if there are any questions that you have. Have a great day and I hope to hear from you. God bless you and your family. Best regards, John


ESL/ESOL

I have 32+ years of tutoring and training experience. I was Residential Tutor/Counselor for Upward Bound all 4 summers of college, a Resident Assistant all 4 years in college, and a professional Subject Matter Expert and Trainer for 25+ years working internationally with all backgrounds, cultures, and learning styles. My teaching style involves using Situational Leadership and customizing my approach to the student's learning style. I have provided ESL/ESOL training for 27+ years in the US, Asia, Europe and South America. I have a BS in Chemical Engineering, was inducted in the National Honor Society in High School, received the Scholar Athlete Award, received numerous academic scholarships to college, and completed various classes and training on child and adult learning styles. I have completed Honors English courses in all 3 grades of middle school, all 4 grades of high school, and all 4 years of college. I also completed professional English related training courses including Technical Writing, Mistake-Proof Grammar and Proofreading, and Business Writing. It would be an honor to work with you and your friends to provide support, teach the English Language, and help meet training, educational, and career goals. As someone who learned and studied Spanish for 11 years in the US and Mexico, I can relate to the needs, challenges, and joys of learning a foreign language.


Discrete Math

I have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, one of the best engineering universities in the world, and the largest university in the world with enrolled and graduating engineering students. Penn State Engineers are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. The Penn State Chemical Engineering program is rated in the top 3 in the nation. As a chemical engineer, I have completed and mastered graduate level courses in college on discrete math and linear algebra, and I have completed continuing education and certification courses on advanced math subjects. As a professional chemical engineer, I have specialized experience and certifications in Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety which all required demonstration of advanced math subjects. My knowledge and experience for Operational Excellence is in high demand. I have completed projects in the following countries: United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Monaco, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia.


Business

I am a Vice President, Quality and EHS at a global biotechnology company. Throughout my 30+ year career, I have been active in business development, have created and implemented business management plans and strategies, and have established many Good and Best Practices. As a manager, supervisor, and executive for over 25 years, I have been responsible for budgets, business development, Operational Excellence, Profit and Loss, and annual Goals and Objectives. I have a completed the Wharton Management Program and the Wharton School of Business ? University of Pennsylvania, one of the best graduate level business schools in the world, and the largest and most diverse business university in the world with enrolled and graduating MBAs from countries in the United Nations. Wharton graduates are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. Wharton is the world's first collegiate business school, established in 1881. The Wharton School of Business is rated in the top 2 business universities in the world on an annual basis.


NCLEX

I have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, one of the best engineering universities in the world, and the largest university in the world with enrolled and graduating engineering students. Penn State Engineers are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. The Penn State Chemical Engineering program is rated in the top 3 in the nation. As a chemical engineer, I have completed and mastered graduate level courses in college on college math, algebra, calculus, trigonometry, geometry, discrete math and linear algebra, and I have completed continuing education and certification courses on advanced math subjects. As a professional chemical engineer, I have specialized experience and certifications in Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety which all required demonstration of advanced math subjects. I have 28+ years of experience working in the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, and healthcare industries. Therefore I have a great amount of practical business and technical experience to bring to tutoring for the NCLEX and the HESI Admission Assessment. I have completed numerous courses on: Business Writing, Mistake-Proof Grammar and Proofreading, Technical Writing, and Spelling. I have tutored numerous students to successfully score high on the NCLEX and the HESI Admission Assessment tests. These tests are taken by individuals seeking admission to Nursing School Programs. Nursing School Programs have competitive admission processes in most areas of the United States. It is a strong advantage to obtain experienced tutoring for help in achieving great scores on the NCLEX and the HESI Admission Assessment tests. Tutoring helps to ensure that the student will achieve entrance to the Nursing Program of their choice. Successful completion of the NCLEX and the HESI Admission Assessment tests with the required score for entrance reflects the necessary reading, science, and math knowledge foundation to be successful in the Nursing Program. I have experience tutoring students to score high on the NCLEX and the HESI Admission Assessment tests, including the following areas of the HESI: 1. Math 2. Reading Comprehension 3. Vocabulary and General Knowledge 4. Grammar 5. Chemistry 6. Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) 7. Biology As part of tutoring for the NCLEX and the HESI Admission Assessment tests, I create a customized approach based on discussion with each student. In addition, I can also cover the following topics: 1. Topics Covered for each NCLEX and the HESI Admission Assessment test 2. Sample Test Questions 3. Test Development and Structure 4. Good and Best Practices for Test taking 5. Calculator training and tips 6. Dimensional Analysis 7. Problem definition and analysis 8. Long division 9. Long multiplication 10. Business Writing 11. Mistake-Proof Grammar 12. Proofreading 13. Technical Writing 14. Spelling 15. Grammar rules and checklist 16. Reading comprehension Please contact me to set-up a tutoring session.


Career Development

I am a Vice President, Quality and EHS at a global biotechnology company. Throughout my 30 year career, I have been active in my own career development, have created and implemented an ongoing Career Development Plan, and have established many Good and Best Practices. As a manager, supervisor, and executive for over 25 years, I have been responsible to help my direct reports and personnel at all levels in my departments create career development plans and implement career development action items. I am a Certified Microsoft Office Specialist. I am also an expert in the following topics that can assist in your job search. I have completed advanced training and have many years of experience in the following topics: 1. Networking 2. Social Media 3. LinkedIn 4. Facebook 5. Twitter 6. Finding jobs using job boards 7. Resume writing and preparation 8. Marketing your skills 9. Interviewing skills, mock interviews, questions, practice 10. Cover letters that get interviews 11. Switching industries 12. Developing and implementing a Training Plan 13. MS Word 14. MS Excel 15. MS PowerPoint 16. Google Calendar 17. MS Access 18. MS Project 19. Certifications 20. Industry Associations Please contact me so we can develop and launch your career improvement goals.


College Counseling

As a resident assistant and a residential tutor-counselor, I received professional training and experience in providing college counseling. I have also received training on College Recruiting and have 20+ years of experience as an on-campus college recruiter for 4 different companies providing college counseling. I have 30+ years of experience providing college counseling to over 100 students, including my own children. As a college graduate from two world-class universities, I have over 25 years of experience developing and implementing project plans to complete a college education. Through the Alumni Associations for Pennsylvania State University and the Wharton School of Business-University of Pennsylvania, I have been active in providing college counseling to prospective students.


ADHD

I can provide tutoring for ADD, ADHD, or special needs children. My brother's son has Autism and all of my children have ADD or ADHD. I have received training on communicating and teaching children with ADD, ADHD and special needs from the Division of Youth and Family Services. I have experience tutoring and training children with ADD/ADHD, and other special needs children. I have the awareness, training, patience, understanding, sensitivity, and caring necessary to motivate, support, tutor and communicate with special needs children. Not to make light of ADD, ADHD or other special needs, however any and all students that need tutoring have unique and special needs for their tutoring requests, and my approach is to listen and customize my approach based on their feedback and feedback from their parents if provided. Also, because I tutor for Spanish, I understand the needs for effective communication and tutoring children with special needs is similar to speaking a different language. My brother is a Pediatrician and has taught me a great deal regarding the needs of children with ADD, ADHD and autism. Through personal experience and training, I have learned to tutor children with ADD, ADHD. Interpersonal Skills: I am detail-oriented, creative, energetic, inspiring, organized, observant, sensitive, communicative, teachable, flexible, knowledgeable, diligent, experienced, and confident. Passion for Teaching and Education: I come from a long family line of educators, teachers, school principals, school superintendents. Teaching, coaching, learning, and improving are my passion and family values. I have a strong passion and desire to help students learn, solve problems and achieve success in their education and in their life goals. I thoroughly enjoy helping my students learn their material, solve problems, and improve their knowledge and skills. I also help my students improve their study skills, problem solving skills, and test taking skills. On a professional basis, I constantly assess systems for training effectiveness, and constantly study to obtain and maintain professional certifications, complete training course and certification exams, and to complete training courses required for my profession. Therefore, I am in the positions of a trainer, tutor and a student on an annual basis. I help students recognize, analyze, and solve any barriers to learning or academic success. My goal is to help my students achieve success, confidence, and satisfaction, and to apply this success to achieve any goal in school or life. Finally, I also help my students set and achieve SMART Goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-Based. What is the age of your child and what are the subjects that you would like support on? You can respond to let me know the support you want, or if there are any questions that you have. Have a great day and I hope to hear from you. God bless you and your family. Best regards, John


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have completed a detailed training course through State Social Services on training, tutoring, mentoring, managing and guiding children with Autism. I can provide tutoring for special needs children. My brother is a Doctor of Pediatrics, his son has Autism and he has trained me on working with autistic children. All of my children have ADD or ADHD. I have experience tutoring and training these children and other special needs children. I have the awareness, training, patience, understanding, and caring necessary to motivate and support.


Dyslexia

I can definitely provide tutoring for your student with dyslexia in various topics. I have experience tutoring students to help overcome any barriers from dyslexia. Dyslexic people are highly creative, intuitive, and excel at three-dimensional problem solving and hands-on learning. Their visual and holistic learning style means that they learn best through the creative process, with methods that focus on mastery of the meanings of words and symbols. As a Chemical Engineer and Professional Corporate Trainer with specialized training in Creative Training Techniques, I have experience and can help provide tutoring using these methods and associations. I have training and experience in teaching/tutoring to all learning styles for auditory, kinesthetic, and visual learners, and I customize my tutoring style to the student's learning style. I have developed training courses specifically to address all 3 learning styles. As a Vice President, Chemical Engineer, Professional Trainer with 32 years of tutoring experience and advanced education, training, knowledge, college courses, and business courses in Math, Science, English, Writing, and Reading Comprehension, I have tutored other students in all forms of these subjects at every level: pre-k, elementary school, middle school, high school, college/university, graduate school, regular classes, honors classes, AP classes. I have also been trained to provide tutoring in English, Reading, and Writing by my Mom who is a Masters Plus 30 Reading Specialist. I can make the training process interactive, provide Good and Best Practices in the subjects, enhance Word Recognition and Problem Solving Skills, review the concepts and rules, help with homework and practice tests, prepare for tests and quizzes, and answer specific questions and needs. As soon as you make payment arrangements with Wyzant, I can give you my smartphone number to call or text me. Almost all of my students obtain one of the Wyzant packages to maximize their savings and value. Any amount of the packages that you do not use is refundable. Please contact me to arrange for an open tutoring slot. I am available to start tutoring immediately. When would you like to arrange a tutoring session? As soon as you make payment arrangements with Wyzant we can meet. Thank you very much. Best regards, John McKay


ISEE

I have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, one of the best engineering universities in the world, and the largest university in the world with enrolled and graduating engineering students. Penn State Engineers are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. The Penn State Chemical Engineering program is rated in the top 3 in the nation. As a chemical engineer, I have completed and mastered graduate level courses in college on college math, algebra, calculus, trigonometry, geometry, discrete math and linear algebra, and I have completed continuing education and certification courses on advanced math subjects. As a professional chemical engineer, I have specialized experience and certifications in Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety which all required demonstration of advanced math subjects. I have completed numerous courses on: Business Writing, Mistake-Proof Grammar and Proofreading, Technical Writing, and Spelling. I have tutored numerous students to successfully pass the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) for Grades 2-12. The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) provides secure, flexible testing, accurate scoring, clear reporting and responsive service. The ISEE is the most advanced admission testing available for independent schools. At all levels, the ISEE consists of three parts: (a) carefully constructed and standardized verbal and quantitative reasoning tests that measure a student's capability for learning; (b) reading comprehension and mathematics achievement tests that provide specific information about a student's strengths and weakness in those areas; and (c) an essay section. I help students prepare for questions in any and all sections of the ISEE Exams: 1. Verbal Reasoning 2. Quantitative Reasoning 3. Reading Comprehension 4. Mathematics Achievement As part of tutoring for the ISEE Exams, I create a customized approach based on discussion with each student. In addition, I can also cover the following topics: 1. Topics Covered for each ISEE Exam 2. Sample Test Questions 3. Test Development and Structure 4. Good and Best Practices for Test taking 5. Calculations Methods for Taking Tests 6. Dimensional Analysis 7. Problem definition and analysis 8. Long division 9. Long multiplication 10. Business Writing 11. Mistake-Proof Grammar 12. Proofreading 13. Technical Writing 14. Spelling 15. Grammar rules and checklist 16. Reading comprehension Please contact me to set-up a tutoring session.


Linear Algebra

I have a BS in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, one of the best engineering universities in the world, and the largest university in the world with enrolled and graduating engineering students. Penn State Engineers are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. The Penn State Chemical Engineering program is rated in the top 3 in the nation. As a chemical engineer, I have completed and mastered graduate level courses in college on linear algebra and other math classes, and have completed continuing education and certification courses on advanced math subjects.


Microsoft Outlook

I have earned the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification on Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems. I have been using the Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems since the first year Microsoft created the Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems over 25 years ago. I spend 10 hours per day using the Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems.


Microsoft Windows

I have earned the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification on Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems. I have been using the Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems since the first year Microsoft created the Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems over 25 years ago. I spend 10 hours per day using the Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems. I have valuable experience with the Windows operating systems.


Organic Chemistry

I have a BS in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, one of the best engineering universities in the world, and the largest university in the world with enrolled and graduating engineering students. Penn State Engineers are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. The Penn State Chemical Engineering program is rated in the top 3 in the nation. To graduate and achieve a BS in Chemical Engineering, I have completed 4 courses in Organic Chemistry, from college beginner to graduate level organic chemistry courses.


Praxis

Praxis: I have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, one of the best engineering universities in the world, and the largest university in the world with enrolled and graduating engineering students. Penn State Engineers are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. The Penn State Chemical Engineering program is rated in the top 3 in the nation. As a chemical engineer, I have completed and mastered graduate level courses in college on college math, algebra, calculus, trigonometry, geometry, discrete math and linear algebra, and I have completed continuing education and certification courses on advanced math subjects. As a professional chemical engineer, I have specialized experience and certifications in Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety which all required demonstration of advanced math subjects. I have completed numerous courses on: Business Writing, Mistake-Proof Grammar and Proofreading, Technical Writing, and Spelling. I have tutored numerous students to successfully pass the Praxis Exam. The Praxis Series? tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations. I have experience tutoring students to pass the following Praxis I and II Exams: 1. Praxis I Reading ? Computer 2. Praxis I Reading ? Paper 3. Praxis I Writing ? Computer 4. Praxis I Writing ? Paper 5. Praxis I Mathematics ? Computer 6. Praxis II Sugject Assessments for 15 subjects including: Math, Science, Reading, Writing, English, Chemistry, Physics, Business Education, Earth and Space Sciences, Physical Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, Library Media Specialist, Professional School Counselor, Reading Specialist, World and United States History. 7. Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Tests (knowledge at one of four grade level ranges: Early Childhood, K?6, 5?9 and 7?12) 8. Teaching Foundations Tests (Multiple Subjects, Mathematics, English and Science) As part of tutoring for the Praxis Exams, I create a customized approach based on discussion with each student. In addition, I can also cover the following topics: 1. Topics Covered for each Praxis Exam 2. Sample Test Questions 3. Test Development and Structure 4. Good and Best Practices for Test taking 5. Taking tests without calculators 6. Dimensional Analysis 7. Problem definition and analysis 8. Long division 9. Long multiplication 10. Business Writing 11. Mistake-Proof Grammar 12. Proofreading 13. Technical Writing 14. Spelling 15. Grammar rules and checklist 16. Reading comprehension Please contact me to set-up a tutoring session.


Social Studies

As a College Graduate, Resident Assistant and a Residential Tutor-Counselor, I received professional training and experience in Social Studies. I have also received professional training on Social Studies and various cultures in preparation for completing projects in various countries. I have 30+ years of experience providing tutoring on social studies. My knowledge and experience is in high demand. I have completed projects in the following countries: United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Monaco, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia.


Chemical Engineering

I have a BS in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, one of the best engineering universities in the world, and the largest university in the world with enrolled and graduating engineering students. Penn State Engineers are employed and achieving excellence all over the world. The Penn State Chemical Engineering program is rated in the top 3 in the nation. As a professional chemical engineer, I have specialized experience and certifications in Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety. My knowledge and experience for Operational Excellence is in high demand. I have completed projects in the following countries: United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Monaco, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia.


Spelling

I am a Vice President, Quality and EHS at a global biotechnology company. Throughout my 30+ year career, I have been active in correctly spelling various documents, business development. As a manager, supervisor, and executive for over 25 years, I have been responsible for writing reports, Good and Best Practices for checking documents, and annual Goals and Objectives. I have completed numerous courses on: Business Writing, Mistake-Proof Grammar and Proofreading, Technical Writing, and Spelling.


Microsoft Project

I have earned the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Microsoft Office programs and Windows operating systems. I have been using the Microsoft Project software program for 15 years. I have 20 years of Project Management Experience. I spend 2 hours per day using the Microsoft Project software program. I have completed 4 training courses on MS Project and Project Management including the following: 1. University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business ? Project Management Institute, MS Project 2. MS Project ? Level 1 and 2 3. PMBoK Guide - Project Management Body of Knowledge 4. Project Management ? Essential Principles and Tools I have extensive experience with MS Project, especially for the following topics: 1. Project Set-up 2. Gantt Chart 3. Predecessors 4. Baseline, Baseline Finish Date, Baseline Start Date 5. Critical Path, Critical Path Method 6. Start Dates, Due Dates 7. Project Schedules 8. Schedule variance 9. Estimates vs. actual 10. Task inputs 11. Subtasks 12. Project Plan Analysis 13. Project Plan Changes 14. Work Breakdown Structure


ACT Reading


ACT English


ACT Math


ACT Science