I have broad experience in the teaching field. I am well versed in the math and English areas of expertise. My career has focused on International Business, Management and Project Development. I have experience as an instructor in Management as well as Information Technology subjects. My background also includes a number of years serving as a Board Member of American Business Council of Dubai which has the goal of expanding American Business interests in the Middle East. I have authored ... [more]
I've been in the computer (IT) field for years as a programmer, systems analyst and as a manager. I've implemented many computer systems and been responsible for choosing a wide variety of hardware and software. I taught computer programming at John Tyler Community College and I've continued to mentor many people.
I've worked with a number of people, old and young, to grasp the concepts of algebra. Often, It's a matter of changing a mind-set and feeling comfortable, knowing that you can do it.
I've done a great deal of business writing as well as academic writing and I understand the need to get get some occasional help and guidance. I'm prepared to offer that.
I have lived or worked in 50 countries around the world. I've always enjoyed travel and studying various cultures and countries. I know my way around the place.
Grammar, sentence structure and putting complete thoughts on paper are among my strengths. I can impart these skills.
Government & Politics
I have lived in or worked in 50 different countries around the world and thus appreciate the cultures and histories of many peoples. Of course I studied world history on a college level and I've kept abreast of recent works of history.
I've taken many exams, and I know the problems with getting ready for a test. The ASVAB test is very important, since it determines which schools and advanced placement you will be eligible for. So, preparation is vital. I'd like to help you.
I hold an MBA degree and I have taught management courses in Human Resources and Ethics at the American University in Dubai. Additionally, I taught IT programming at John Tyler Community College. I have over 30 years as a manager supervising teams of programmers and analysts, projects and working with end users and customers.
I have had Dyslexia throughout my life. I know firsthand the problems and challenges of a young person with this affliction. It is a brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read, spell and perform math functions. Despite being dyslexic I have been able to earn bachelor?s and master?s degrees as well successfully function in the business world. It?s a matter of perseverance and realizing your abilities and limitations. With this background I am in a good position to help young learners who are dyslexic. I am sympathetic and understanding of their situation. I have the temperament and the patience to guide and encourage them as they move ahead with their education.
I hold an MBA degree from the City University of New York. My major was "The Manage of Human Resources." My thesis subject was "Managerial Control in IT Installations." I hold the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute. This entailed at least five years of project management experience and an extensive written exam. I have managed projects in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, India and Romania. These projects included Financial Accounting, Payroll and Human Resources, Engineering Maintenance, Container Terminal Operations, and Harbor Control Systems. These were high value projects, many of which exceeded US$1,000,000 in software of programming effort. I supervised IT staffs of 20+ people and was responsible for two large data centers. As the manager, my projects included implementing over 100 KM of networking installed in 40 buildings, developing operating procedures and monitoring techniques for the data centers and guaranteeing up-time of at least 99.99%. For three years I served as an Adjunct Professor of Information Technology at the John Tyler Community College in Chester, Virginia.