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Our knowledgeable and experienced tutors are dedicated to helping students succeed in science and math.

Contact us today to make an appointment with any of the great tutors listed below.

 


Jock ChristieJock Christie, Director

Jock is an experienced math and science tutor who began his career teaching physics at the Taft School in 1987, after graduating from Princeton. He earned an M.S. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then worked in the aerospace industry for several years before returning to teaching.

These experiences allow him to give his students interesting, real-world examples for most math and science concepts.

Jock has extensive experience tutoring students ranging from Gifted and Talented (GATE) learners in elementary school to college calculus students. He also routinely provides coaching for a number of standardized tests, including the SSAT, SAT, ACT, and GRE.

Contact: Jock@TamalpaisTutoring.com


David Blackmon

David has a strong background in biology and chemistry, having earned a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology and an M.S. in Chemical Science and Biotechnology. He has worked in microbiological research since 2008 and was a tutor for Princeton Review for 2 years.

He enjoys helping students figure out multiple ways of solving math and science problems.


Jerome Cuenco

Jerome graduated from Dominican University in 2018 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a Minor in Chemistry. While at the university, he was a teaching assistant for several chemistry courses, conducted chemical biological research, and tutored biology, chemistry, and math courses. Having been a tutor since high school, Jerome is passionate about education and strives to ensure concepts are broken down and confidently understood by all of his students.


Sidney Owen

Sidney graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2018, having earned a B.S. in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology; soon she will begin pursuing an MD/MPH joint degree. While at UC Santa Cruz, Sidney tutored various biology and chemistry courses, and also conducted cell biology research. She is passionate about utilizing a variety of teaching methods to help students with different learning styles succeed.


Randy Teppen

As a student who found certain courses challenging at times, Randy has a lot of empathy for his students; this empathy, combined with solid math knowledge, makes him an effective teacher and tutor.

Randy graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in Physics and a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, then designed large mainframe computers for 8 years. After earning his M.A. in Education and teaching high school math and physics for 14 years, he moved to Marin County in 2007 and has been tutoring ever since.


Erica Deuyour, Office Assistant

Born and raised in Marin, Erica graduated from Redwood High School and then earned her B.S. from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. While managing local family businesses, she took marketing courses at Golden Gate University and found fulfillment volunteering as an elementary school reading tutor.

Erica understands how valuable personalized attention can be for each unique student. She is enthusiastic about helping parents and students find a great tutor to support their family's educational goals.

Contact: Office@TamalpaisTutoring.com


 

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