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Lessons offered by Carlos
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Website creation
Levels
  • All Levels

Instructor in the area of Introduction to Computer Science and Introduction to Business for the past 15 years.

Methodology

I teach Introduction to Computer Science and Introduction to Introduction to Business at the community college level - among other classes. My teaching style is 50% lecture and 50% hands-on. I tried to make my classes fun because that is my style of teaching and also because my students have told me this style helps them to learn and memorize concepts easier and faster.

Background

Started working in the Information Technology field in 1989. My experience includes: Mainframe (you may be too young to remember this :-), programming, project management, networks, communications, and web development. I have three degrees in computers... Programmer/Analyst, Systems Administrator and Information Management Systems. Also, I have being a professor at private/public community colleges for about 15 years.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $12/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $9
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $8

Details

My rates are the same for elementary, high school, community college level students. My best rates are for students that come to my place. Cancellation of classes is a flat rate of $3.00 per hour.

Lessons offered by Carlos
Individual
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Website creation
Levels
  • All Levels

Carlos's resume

CARLOS FIGUEROA

QUALIFICATIONS:
Professional with extensive experience ranging from Mainframe, PC, Networks, Help Desk, Software development and Project management. I also have years of experience as an instructor (Intro to Computer Science and Intro to business) for private and public community colleges.

ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. Project Management: Experienced at project cost estimation, preparation of development schedules, application of effective development standards, and evaluation of proposals. Planned, organized, staffed, monitored, controlled, and lead projects such as: WHIRL (A/R, A/P), Payroll, BPS, PTS, CJIS, IMS, RMS, and CMS.
2. Process Improvement: A. Reduced processing time of conversion program from twelve (12) to four (4) hours. B. Expedited execution of Y2K software by utilizing all available partitions on mainframe CPU.
3. Attention to Detail: Discovered financial error by using RAD (Rapid Application Development) software. In one case $50,000.00 was mistakenly refunded to a customer instead of $5,000.00.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
AZ Western College - Technician Assistant (2019 to Present)
Toyota - Seasonal Sales Consultant (2017 to 2017)
SFCOS - Seasonal IT Technician (2017 to 2017)
Yuma Furniture - SeasonalSales Consultant (2016 to 2017)
Heald College - Computer/Business Instructor (2009 to 2015)
Securitas - Security Officer (2007 to 2009)
Tanimura and Antle - Help Desk Administrator (2005 to 2007)
Hartnell College - Computer Science Instructor (1999 to 2005)
Monterey County - IT (Programmer/Analyst) (1997 to 1999)
Household Credit - IT (Systems Analyst) (1995 to 1997)
Monterey County - IT (Programmer/Analyst) (1989 to 1995)

COMPUTER LANGUAGES: Beginning level in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DHTML and PHP. Advanced level in CICS COBOL, COBOL II, DataQuery, M. S. Office suite.

OS: Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows; AMDHAL 5995-M MVS ESA 4.3; IBM VSE, ESA, VM.

SOFTWARE: Smarsheet, Google Chrome, Google Email, BetterCloud, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MySql, FrontPage, Lotus Notes, MS Project, Outlook, and a variety of Mainframe software and utility tools.

PERIPHERALS: Desktops, Laptops, Droid smartphones, ShoreTel Telephones, Printers, Scanners, Time Clocks, Network, Patch Cabling, ID Printers, Wireless connectivity, Wired connectivity, Meraki.

EDUCATION: In reverse chronological order.
B.S. -- Information Management Systems. University of San Francisco
A.S. -- C.S. Systems Administrator. Hartnell College.
A.S. -- C.S. Programmer/Analyst. Hartnell College.

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