Derek W.

Derek W.


Greensboro, NC 27410

Will travel 20 miles

$35 per hour.

4.86 164 ratings

Innovative Va Tech BSEE and UVa MBA Grad Specializing in Math

I absolutely love helping people understand math better. I have been tutoring math since my sophomore year at Virginia Tech--eons ago. I have been a 'numbers person' all my life. I enjoyed math as a kid. I majored in electrical engineering in college. I enjoyed tutoring college math, engineering, and calculus during my days at Virginia Tech. After graduation, I worked as an engineer for a few years before returning to school. Some of my favorite moments were in helping high school students... [more]

Algebra 1

I have tutored central Virginia students in Algebra I since 2006.

Algebra 2

I have tutored central Virginia students enrolled in Algebra 2 courses since 2010.


I began tutoring calculus in 1981. In 1984, I taught calculus workshops to entering Virginia Tech freshman as an undergraduate engineering student to supplement lectures by professors and graduate assistants. I have tutored high school calculus, honors calculus, AP Calculus AB, and AP Calculus BC. I have tutored college Calculus I, Calculus II, and Calculus III. I am currently tutoring Calculus I and Calculus II.


I have assisted central Virginia students with Geometry since 2010.


I have assisted students enrolled in college physics courses at John Tyler Community College, North Carolina A&T State University, and University of North Carolina--Greensboro. I have tutored students in high school physics courses, including AP Physics 1 & 2 and AP Physics C.


I began tutoring precalculus in 1981 while at Virginia Tech. I have tutored in-person high school precalculus students in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, Richmond/Petersburg/Williamsburg, and Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point areas since 2005. I taught high school precalculus in 2016. I have tutored in-person college precalculus students, at Richard Bland College, John Tyler Community College, and Guilford Technical Community College since 2007. I have tutored online a number of high school and college precalculus students throughout the country since 2015.


I have been tutoring Trigonometry as a part of Precalculus and Advanced Algebra/Trigonometry courses since 2009.

SAT Math

I have taught SAT Math Prep workshops for Richmond Public School students and I have assisted individual students with SAT Math prep. Currently assisting students prepare for the upcoming SAT.



I have experience preparing students for various forms of standardized tests, including the SSAT, PSAT, SAT, ACT, PRAXIS I, ASVAB, COMPASS, ACCUPLACER, GED, and Virginia SOL.

ACT Math

I have helped students prepare for standardized math tests since 2011, including the SSAT, PSAT, SAT, ACT, and GRE.


I have taught and tutored SOL subjects since 2006. I have tutored and taught extensively all math SOL subjects. I have also tutored SOL subjects in science, reading, and social studies/history.