I found my love of tutoring while I was in college. I would tutor the other students and it was the greatest feeling when a student would come up to me and say "I passed my test because of you." Or "I was not nervous this time, I feel like I finally understand what this is talking about." I got to see the joys when helping my two older daughters with their high school math. After college I spent the past 16 years working first in the Civil Engineering and Land Surveying field then as a web A... [more]
While in college I worked as a tutor, and I specialized in the Algebra 1 levels of Math.
I enjoy explaining how to use numbers to solve the puzzles given by Algebra 2 instructors. I have many former students who still remember coming to me for help, even though that was over 10 years ago.
I have used MS Excel extensively to create reports and track trends in my engineering career.
I have used computers every day of my life. When I was in college one of my jobs was to teach new students how to use the computer labs. Since then most of my jobs included some aspect of training others on the computers. I have spent years training others about working with computers and how to be productive on them.
For the past six years I have worked as a web app developer. I have used HTML every day in my job. As a lead developer a big part of my job as been training new employees how to read and write HTML themselves. I am experienced at both using and teaching this subject.
I have used SQL for the past six years professionally as a web app developer. In my work I have had to teach new developers how to use the database server. I am experienced at explaining how to work with the SQL language, as well as how to setup a development SQL server.
I have 15 years experience using AutoCAD in a professional capacity. I have worked with 2D and 3D drawings. I prepared construction plan sets for civil and structural engineering projects as well as full boundary survey documents. While in college I tutored AutoCAD students and helped teach community education classes in the use of AutoCAD.
I have taken and passed the national standard Fundamentals of Engineering exam as well as the Fundamentals of Land Surveying exam. I have 10 years experience working in these fields. I tutored engineering and surveying for 2 years, while attending college. I have both education and real world experience in these topics, and I am an experienced college level tutor.