We currently have tutors helping elementary, middle, and high school students all throughout Marin County.
A Marin County native, Seth moved to the east coast to attend Georgetown University where he majored in government. Following graduation, he lived in New York City for several years where he worked as a legal assistant and briefly attended law school at Fordham University. Seth is currently living in Corte Madera while he finishes his second baccalaureate in chemistry. Though able to bring insight and clarity to a variety of different subjects, Seth specializes in chemistry tutoring and standardized test preparation. When not teaching, Seth spends his time woodworking, running, climbing, and reviewing current affairs.
Laurie is a licensed and practicing math and science teacher in Marin. She recently graduated University of California, Santa Barbara with a Masters in Education and received a California Teaching Credential. Laurie also completed her undergraduate work at University of California, Santa Barbara and received a B.S. in Biological Sciences with a minor in Education. Laurie's strengths are: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, science and study skills. In her spare time, she coaches a girls volleyball team.
As the founder and director of Marin Tutors, Shannon is dedicated to helping students reach their educational dreams. Having taught and tutored math for every grade level from first through twelfth, she has worked as a mentor for students for twenty years. A graduate of U.C. Berkeley, Shannon holds a B.A. in Economics. She also graduated from Boston College with an M.A. in School Counseling. She tutors Advanced Algebra, Geometry, science and essay writing. Some of her current students attend Redwood High School, Marin Academy, Ross School and Marin School of the Arts.
A native of Marin County, Gadiel attended the Branson School for high school. Gadiel earned a B.S. degree in Psychology from UC Davis, while also playing on the Davis Ultimate Frisbee club team. Gadiel holds a Master's degree in Education and a California Teaching Credential. He has taught high school mathematics at Marin Academy. Having tutored math and the SAT/SSAT for over 10 years, he has experience working with students of all ages. Gadiel is a huge sports fan, coaches high school volleyball, basketball and baseball, and enjoys exploring the outdoors of Marin and San Francisco.
Josh is a young and energetic Advanced Algebra, Geometry, Calculus and Statistics tutor and a very talented Physics tutor. He has extensive knowledge of multiple cultures obtained through abroad experiences including: Japan, South Korea, Germany, Spain and Italy. Josh graduated from San Diego State University and scored 5/5 on his Calculus exit exam. He is a fabulous debate tutor and coach and won in 3 out of 4 national debate competitions. Josh is a member of the Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society. His hobbies include snowboarding, tennis and he happens to love reading about Theoretical Physics too.
Becca is an upbeat elementary and middle school tutor in all subjects including math, reading comprehension, writing, test taking, science, organization skills and Spanish. As a 4th through 6th grade math and history teacher for Teach for America, she has extensive and well-rounded experience as a teacher. She has also led students on conservation/SCUBA service learning and adventure expeditions.
Martha received a BA in literature and poetry translation from Hampshire College (Massachusetts). Martha is committed to helping middle and high School students in all stages of the writing process. Her most generative sessions are with students in the humanities (English Literature, AP English, Social Studies, Language Arts): she believes that when students navigate the intricate world of a literary text, they not only become better readers of the world around them, but of their own writing. However, with three years of experience as a multi-discipline writing tutor, Martha welcomes all learners seeking guidance in essay composition, note-taking, or presentation/ public speaking skills. She takes joy in closing the gap between language and life, between what students see and how they "say" themselves into the world-- a unity that, she holds, disarms fears around self expression, in academia and beyond. Outside her academic pursuits, Martha is a practicing yogi, poet, baker and visual artist.
Katrina is a trained Lindamood-Bell tutor with several years of both teaching and tutoring experience. She has taught special programs at Marin Academy and is formally trained in L.I.P.S., Verbalize/Visualize, and Seeing Stars Lindamood-Bell reading programs. She also tutors elementary and middle school math, writing and spelling. Katrina is a time management and organizational skills coach for all grade levels.
Zach is a current graduate business student and has six years of math and writing tutoring experience for grades 5-12. He is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management. His key subjects of expertise are Algebra, Geometry, middle school math, writing skills and Calculus. He also has experience tutoring Spanish. Zach has led several student leadership teams and has a knack for making strong connections with kids. He is also an avid cross country and track runner.
Amanda's degree is in Political Science. She has extensive experience in tutoring high school and college students in math, Algebra 1 and 2, biology, integrated science, Chemistry, writing, organization skills and Spanish. Amanda is the lead tutor of the Dominican tutors program in math and science at San Rafael High School. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and yoga.
Chris has both a BA and MA in mathematics and has taught mathematics and science at Lowell High School in San Francisco for 10 years. He specializes in Physics, Honors Physics, Pre-Calc., Calculus AB, Calc. BC, Chemistry, Honors Chem., Geometry, Algebra 2, English, History and Linear Algebra. Chris also teaches students study skills and organization skills. His current hobbies are golfing and traveling.
Karen-Meredith is a dedicated SAT tutor and English/writing skills tutor for middle school and high school students. She tutors students in all aspects of the SAT verbal sections including the essay, reading comprehension and vocabulary/sentence completion sections. She holds a BA in English Literature from Northwestern as well as a teaching credential. Karen-Meredith has tutored every level of English including AP English for seniors and college application essays. In her spare time she is involved in theater production.
Missy is a Marin native who graduated from Redwood HIgh School in 2009. After high school, she attended San Diego State University where she graduated with a B.A. in English, Magna Cum Laude. Missy specializes in AP English, all levels of English and writing skills, Math K-8, and beginning Spanish. She also enjoys golfing and hiking when she's not tutoring.
Jennifer has been a math instructor and tutor in Marin County for many years. She received her Bachelor's degree in Global Studies and French from UC Santa Barbara, during which she spent a year abroad in France. Jennifer is fluent in both French and German. Currently she works as a math instructor in Mill Valley at a small special ed school for children with ASD. She specializes in tutoring K-8 math and has received training in Making Math Real and Pivotal Response Treatment. She has over 10 years of experience working with youth and has a passion for making learning fun. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, and yoga.
Cheryl attended both Yale and Stanford, holding an undergraduate degree in Biology and a Masters Degree in Environmental Studies. She has worked as an educator and biologist for 20 years. Her three years of educational volunteer work includes teaching children in grades K-6 about science at the Waikiki Aquarium on Oahu. Cheryl excels at finding different ways to approach problems and drawing on the strengths of her students, whether they are audio, visual or kinetic learners.
Gavin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Evergreen State College and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Sonoma State. He holds a California Multiple Subject Teaching (K-12) credential. He has been a professional educator and counselor for over twenty-two years. Gavin was a fifth grade teacher for the Dixie School District for 12 years. Most recently, he worked for 8 years at Brandeis Hillel Day School (K-8) as their school counselor. When not working, Gavin enjoys time with family, writing music, film, photography, sports, ice cream and getting out in nature.
Zach graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in Chemical and Nuclear Engineering. In his time there, he continued to hone his teaching skills by tutoring student-athletes in all subjects. He takes the greatest pride in working with students on an individual level and watching them grow both as students and as people. Zach tutors all math, but he particularly enjoys working with students in algebra and calculus. He has experience tutoring in chemistry, physics, and music. Zach also tutors 7th and 8th grade writing, math and science. His hobbies include playing the saxophone and writing original jokes.
"Elizabeth is an Orange County, California native who attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she obtained her degree in Architecture. She is currently working for a Mill Valley architecture firm as well as tutoring. From an early age, she has been involved in student leadership and mentorship programs, with experiences that vary from direct tutorship to project leader. Elizabeth tutors students in reading, phonics, math and writing for grades 1-7. Elizabeth's academic interests include varied levels of Mathematics and English, as well as time management and organization skills. Her hobbies include mountain biking, hiking, theater, and art."
Julianne recently graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. During her undergraduate career, she tutored college students one-on-one. She believes in customizing teaching approaches to best fit students' needs. She tutors elementary math to high school Geometry and Algebra II, beginning Spanish, integrated science, high school Chemistry , Biology and English language skills/writing. She has also tutored as a volunteer and has tutoring experience at Math Whiz. Some of her hobbies include cooking, hiking, and learning to program.
Byron is a science teacher and tutor with over 7 years of full time teaching experience in Bay Area classrooms. He is a specialist in tutoring all Integrated Sciences, Physiology, Geo Science, Biology, and Chemistry . His qualifications as a science tutor include a Bachelor’s degree in Planning and Environmental Science from Western Washington University and a Master’s degree in Teaching and Education from the University of San Francisco. When he is not teaching, he enjoys spending time with his wife, three children and his dog Roscoe. Byron also enjoys the outdoors, playing banjo music and barbequing with friends and family.