I have been teaching mathematics since 2001, and this is my third career. I grew up as a military brat (my father is a retired Air Force Master Sergeant and I lived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for my 8th-10th grades). I went to a small college in Louisiana (Southeastern Louisiana University) and majored in mathematics. In 1981, I entered active duty as a 2LT in the Army Corps of Engineers. I retired as a Major in 1996. I gained a lot of experience in the Army as a project engineer, constru... [more]

Algebra 1

I am currently certified by the State of Texas for Mathematics Grades 8-12. I passed a content examination for Mathematics along with my Teacher Certification Courses. I have been teaching math since 2001 and I have been teaching Algebra 2 for the past several years. This school year, 2016-2017, I am teaching Algebra 1, 8th Grade Pre-Algebra, Math Models with Applications, Algebra 2 and a 7th grade math class. Last year I taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Math Models with Applications, Algebra 2 and 8th Grade Pre-Algebra. I also tutored students in the afternoon in Pre-Calculus. I have over 40 Semester Hours Credit in Mathematics and some Graduate Level Courses in Mathematics related courses in my Masters of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University. I am a Retired U.S. Army Engineer Officer (Major) and I graduated from the U.S. Army Engineer Officer Basic Course, U.S. Army Engineer Officer Advance Course and the Mapping,Charting, Geodesy Officers Course. The two Engineer Courses above were worth 9 credit hours in Civil Engineering.

Algebra 2

I am currently certified by the State of Texas for Mathematics Grades 8-12. I passed a content examination for Mathematics along with my Teacher Certification Courses. I have been teaching math since 2001 and I have been teaching Algebra 2 for the past 3 years at The Einstein School in Plano, Texas. Previously, I taught Algebra 2 for 5 years at Winfree Academy in Richardson, Texas.

Microsoft Excel

I am certified in Technology Applications, EC-12. I have previously taught high school computer essential courses, web design and I was also an adjunct part time professor for four years at a local junior college (Collin College) teaching a 3 Hour Computer Essentials College Credit Course.

General Computer

I am certified in Technology Applications, EC-12. I have over 40 Semester Hours Credit in Mathematics and some Graduate Level Courses in Mathematics related courses in my Masters of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University.

Geometry

I am currently certified by the State of Texas for Mathematics Grades 8-12. I passed a content examination for Mathematics along with my Teacher Certification Courses. My current Texas Teacher Certificate expires on Jan 31, 2022. I have been teaching math since 2001 and I have been teaching Geometry for 2 of the past 3 years at The Einstein School in Plano, Texas. I previously taught Geometry for 5 years for Winfree Academy in Richardson, Texas. I also taught Geometry for 4 years with A+ Academy in East Dallas.

Prealgebra

I am currently certified by the State of Texas for Mathematics Grades 8-12. I passed a content examination for Mathematics along with my Teacher Certification Courses. My current Texas Teacher Certificate expires on Jan 31, 2022. I have been teaching math since 2001 and I have been teaching 8th Grade Pre-Algebra for the past 9 years.

Elementary Math

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a Texas Certified Mathematics Teacher (8th-12th) with 16 years of teaching math experience. I have taught in all grade levels from 4th to 12th grade. I have tutored several elementary students and helped my three adult students with their math throughout elementary and middle school. I have helped middle school students with lower level math skills from 2nd - 5th grade math skills from addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems, time, money, fractions, etc. I worked with an Adult Student with low math ability by reviewing 2nd and 3rd grade math skills before moving them on to 6th grade math skills.

Computer Science

I was an adjunct part time professor with Collin County Community College (now Collin College) for 4 years and I taught a 3 Semester Hour Credit Course, Computer Essentials. I was able to teach students Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. I have also taught Business Information Management Systems in high school. I have a Master of Science degree from Boston University in Computer Information Systems.