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Britt - Prof mathematics - Louisville
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Lessons offered by Britt
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Trigonometry
  • Precalculus & Calculus
  • College / University Preparation
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Math Instructor & Academic Advisor with 15 years of experience in Universities and Community Colleges

Methodology

I am enthusiastic, supportive, and love to help students develop confidence in their critical thinking and problem solving skills. My approach is builds on students' prior knowledge and strengths, and focuses on creative ways to apply new concepts. I prefer to tutor high school or college level students, or adults doing continuing education.

Background

I am a math instructor with 15 years experience in higher education in 5 countries. I have also taught and tutored basic physics courses. I also have a graduate certificate in academic advising and enjoy working with students explore and develop plans for their academic and career success.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $80
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $250
Lessons offered by Britt
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Trigonometry
  • Precalculus & Calculus
  • College / University Preparation
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Britt's resume

Education:
B.S. Physics & Mathematics ~ Clarkson University ~ Potsdam, NY ~ May 1998 GPA: 3.8/4.0
M.S. Mathematics ~ Clarkson University ~ Potsdam, NY ~ December 1999 GPA: 3.6/4.0
M.S. Atmospheric Science ~ University of Michigan ~ Ann Arbor, MI ~ April 2005 GPA: 6.5/8.0
Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising ~ Kansas State University ~ December 2012 GPA: 4.0/4.0

Character Strengths:
 Student-centered approach to teaching & advising
 Resourceful and innovative in problem solving
 Committed to cultural diversity and social justice
 Dedicated to building collaborative & supportive
relationships with students & colleagues
 Clear and thorough communicator


Professional Experience:
Jan 2016 – Jul 2019 Math Instructor Higher Colleges of Technology Abu Dhabi, UAE
 Taught Mathematics for Engineers: Pre-Calculus, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Differential Equations, and Statistics
 Taught Developmental Physics to first-year engineering students
 Course Leader for Calculus 1 – Coordinated course delivery of 6 sections taught by 4 instructors; wrote and administered common midterm exams and MATLAB activities for 140 students
 Course Leader for Differential Equations – Coordinated course delivery of 2 sections with 50 students; wrote and administered common midterm exams and MATLAB activities
 Academic Advisor to a cohort of 30 first-year engineering students each semester
 Participated in professional development activities and Contributed to curriculum development, continuous quality improvement, and system-wide final exams

Aug 2010 – June 2015 Math Instructor & Academic Advisor Zayed University Abu Dhabi, UAE
 Taught Math Modeling with Functions, Math Modeling with Technology, Math for Liberal Arts
 Taught Academic Development subjects including: Goal Setting, Time Management, Personal Responsibility, Study Skills, Information Literacy, Teamwork, Leadership, Career Exploration and Development
 Advised and taught an average of 130 first-year students per semester about their academic and career decisions
 Helped students develop and apply creative strategies to overcome academic challenges
 Empowered female Emirati students with confidence in their ability to set and achieve their academic goals
 Planned and Chaperoned a Habitat for Humanity service trip for 10 students to Ethiopia
 Collaborated with students to establish the International Student Association & Student Red Crescent Club
 Coached the Zayed University Abu Dhabi Women’s Basketball team

Aug 2006 – May 2010 Math Instructor College of the Marshall Islands Majuro, Marshall Islands
 Developed strong problem solving skills in college level and developmental math students
 Initiated and developed the “2+2” advising program to facilitate the successful transfer of CMI associate degree graduates to four-year university degree programs abroad
 Co-chaired the Academic Programs committee and authored the Student Learning Programs chapter of the WASC Self- Study, which resulted in re-instatement of full accreditation after 5 years of sanctions
 Elected as Faculty Senate President (2 years), Vice President (1 year), and Secretary (1 year)
 Led a committee that revised student learning outcomes, created new courses, and implemented student- centered learning strategies across all mathematics courses at the college

May 2004 - Aug 2004 University of Michigan Moody Fellow Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
 Collaborated with rural and township teachers to develop interactive activities for high school students
 Taught grade 11-12 classroom lessons in Math and Climatology as a long-term substitute teacher
 Tutored high school students after school as they prepared for their matriculation exams
 Guided grade 12 students as they researched and applied for Universities and scholarships
 Compiled collections of higher education resources for rural teachers to use in advising their students

Aug 2003 - May 2005 Graduate Student Instructor University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan
 Assisted Atmospheric Science professors in teaching the course: “Global Atmospheric Change”
 Taught exam review lectures to classes of 80 undergraduate students
 Created and marked weekly assignments, midterm, and final exams
 Managed 20 study and discussion groups over the course of the semester
 Offered weekly individual and small-group office hours


Additional Teaching Experience:
May 2005 – Aug 2006 ~ Washtenaw Community College ~ Ann Arbor, MI ~ Adjunct Mathematics Instructor
Jan 2002 – May 2003 ~ Santa Rosa Junior College ~ Santa Rosa, CA ~ Adjunct Mathematics Instructor
Jan 2003 – May 2003 ~ Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA ~ Adjunct Mathematics Instructor
Sept 2001 – June 2002 ~ Elsie Allen High School ~ Santa Rosa, CA ~ Full-time Mathematics Teacher
June 1998 – Dec 1999 ~ Clarkson University ~ Potsdam, NY ~ Graduate Research Assistant
Jan 1996 – May 1998 ~ Clarkson University ~ Potsdam, NY ~ Teaching Assistant: Differential Equations


Accomplishments of Note:
 Established the Zayed University International Student Association with a mission of creating an inclusive environment that promoted leadership and success of International and Emirati Students. (2012-2015)
 Supported student-leaders who initiated the Zayed University Red Crescent Club, which engaged 50 students in exemplary community service and laid the foundation for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the UAE Red Crescent Society and Zayed University (2014-2015)
 Collaborated with faculty to write annual Liberal Arts and Sciences Program Review Reports (2008-2010)
 Served on the CMI Self Study Steering Committee: Co-chaired the Academic Programs committee and authored the Student Learning Programs chapter of the WASC Self- Study, which resulted in re-instatement of full accreditation of the college after 5 years of sanctions (2008-2009)
 Led the Math Curriculum Committee in creating, piloting, and assessing a new course: “Math Applications” which strengthened developmental students’ technology and problem solving skills (2007-2008)
 Faculty Senate President: led initiatives to update Faculty Senate by-laws, revise the attendance policy, refine institutional student learning outcomes, open lines of communication between faculty and administration, and proactively address issues impacting faculty retention (2007-2010)
 Strengthened transfer articulation of CMI courses with University of Hawaii at Hilo (2008-2010)
 Created the 2+2 Program to help graduating students successfully transfer to four-year universities (2007-2010)
 Recipient of University of Michigan Rackham Fellowship and Moody Fellowship (2004-2005)
 Clarkson University Presidential Scholar (7 semesters, 1994-1998)
 Sigurd Araj Memorial Award for undergraduate experimental physics (1995)
 Clarkson University Varsity Women’s Basketball (1994-1998), Team Captain (1996-1998)
Community & Humanitarian Service Activities:
 Advisory Board Member – Human Action International (2016 – present)
 Content Contributor – Mosaik Education Guidance Initiative for Refugee Students (2018-2019)
 Created “ لنتعلم معا - Let’s Learn Together” Academic Advising Initiative for Syrian Refugee Students (2017)
 Education & Humanitarian Volunteer for refugees in Amman, Jordan - Jesuit Refugee Service (2012)
 Action for Relief Organizer: Charity Flea Markets to benefit Red Cross/Red Crescent Relief Programs (2012)
 Assistant Coach - Marshall Islands Basketball Federation girls basketball clinics (2009-2010)
 President of the Uliga Relief Society (a charitable women’s organization) (2006-2008)
 Participated in a weekly community literacy program for children, Majuro Marshall Islands (2006-2009)
 Volunteer tutor: Alternatives for Girls, Detroit Michigan (2004)
 Mentored at-risk students in “Safe Havens for Youth” after-school enrichment program, Santa Rosa, CA (2002)

Technological Proficiencies:

 MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
 Blackboard & Coursetools
 Banner
 MATLAB
 FORTRAN
 C++

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