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Many of the members of South Bay United Teachers provide private tutoring. This program is strictly an agreement between the teacher and the individual requesting services. All tutoring parameters are set by the teacher (location, time, cost).

No teacher may tutor their own students for remuneration. Teachers must abide by any policies set by their district's governing board.

Locate the subject matter in which you are interested from the table below, click on the link and then scroll down to the grade level you want.

Chapter members may be included on the tutoring list. If you are interested, print & complete a tutoring form and return it to the SBUT office through the district mail system:   Tutoring Form



ALL SUBJECTS Algebra Biology Chemistry Calculus Dance
English/Language Arts ESL/ELD Foreign Language Geometry Government Health
History/Social Studies Life Skills/Transitions Math
Physics Reading Science
Special Education Statistics Study Skills Trigonometry Writing Other

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ALL SUBJECTS
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
3-5 Ginger McLaughlin mclaughling@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-422-1665
Dapplegray (PV) Multiple subject/CLAD Credential, single subject credential in English and a Masters of Arts in Education/Psychology.
K-5 Carmela Strange strangec@gmail.com
310-892-1604
Madison (RB) Multiple Subject credential; 17 years experience teaching students in a classroom and tutoring.
K-5 (K-3 preferred) Cailin Witlen cailinh@gmail.com
310-648-8256
Pacific (MB)  
K-8 Becky Gallagher gallagherb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 940-5247
Mira Catalina (PV) Early Childhood & Multiple Subjects credential; Mild-to-Profound Special Education credential; Masters Degree in Special Education
K-12 Ivie Sherman iviesh@yahoo.com
310-210-4415
Redondo Union High (RB) 12 years of tutoring and teaching. MA in Special Ed., three teaching credentials and Autism Added Certification. Tutor all subjects K-12, including Spanish and test prep. References available. I will drive to the student's home.
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
1-10 Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
6-12 Sherry Gillard-Canal gillard@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 971-7930
Palos Verdes High (PV) Multiple subject grades K-8
Masters Special Education
Resource Specialist
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ALGEBRA
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
Algebra (K-6) Tanya Hallett Sanchez tsanchez99@gmail.com
(626) 9919532
Grand View (MB) I am currently a science specialist for grades K - 6. This is my thirteenth year teaching and have taught eight years of High School science including Biology, Life Sciences, Physical Science, Earth Science, Integrated Science and Anatomy.
Pre-Algebra, Algebra I Terrence Cormier cormiert@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 408-5965
Palos Verdes High (PV) Single-subject credital, 8 years experience tutoring Mathematics & Algebra. Currently teaching U.S. & World History.
Algebra I, Albegra II Melanie Gerling missgerling@gmail.com
(424) 262-3334
Peninsula High School (PV) Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from UC Irvine; 5+ years tutoring experience.
Algebra I & II, Pre-Calculus & AP Calculus Henry Chou henrycchou@gmail.com
(310) 972-9908
Peninsula High School (PV) Also tutor for SAT I & II Math and AP Computer Science.
Pre-Algebra
Algebra I & II
Geometry
Pre-Calculus
Kay Vijaiyan vijaiyan3@hotmail.com
(310) 955-7159
PHS (PV) Former engineer, currently teaching Algebra II and Geometry. Available to tutor both during the school year and summer.
Algebra Tina Kuykendall kuykendallt@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 612-0247
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) Master Degree in Education and Curriculum
Multiple Subject Credential K-9
Currently teaching Math 7, Math 7 Accel, Algebra Accel.
Minor in Math
Algebra Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
Algebra I Curie Fleder curiehu@yahoo.com
(626) 524-4636
Peninsula High (PV) Also tutoring in Geometry and English.
Algebra I, Algebra II Tom Cox 310-365-2665 Retired - Palos Verdes  
Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry Patricia Brewster patbrewster1@verizon.net
(310) 377-9889
Retired (CV) Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from U.C.L.A. Over thirty years experience teaching math, junior high through college.
Algebra Maria Lyn Genota malyngenota@sbcglobal.net
310-634-4160
Lawndale High School (CV) Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics and AP Physics
Algebra I Bill Emhof WEMHOF@mbusd.org
(818) 939-2409
Mira Costa High School (MB) Single Subject credential in Mathematics. Over 5 years classroom experience and tutoring experience in mathematics from elementary through college level.
Algegra I, Algebra II Michael Adyniec tellme@adelphia.net
(310)377-4888 x 250
(714)884-6337
Peninsula High School (PV) Basic Math, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus
Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & Algebra II and Geometry Mike SooHoo mikesoohoo@gmail.com
(714) 473-8300
Redondo Union High School (RB) My tutoring is not just about the math, it's about good teaching that finds and fixes the kinks for your child's long term improvement. Current RUHS math teacher for 11 years strong. Masters in Teaching. Guaranteed to bring up your child's grade AND teach them in a way where they enjoy learning. I work with all grade levels, math levels, and South Bay schools.
Algebra I, Algebra II Michael Swatek MrSwatek@dslextreme.com
310-679-2776
PV High School (PV) MIT Graduate
MA in Education
Algebra I, Algebra II Joshua Friedrich jfriedrich@rbusd.org Redondo Union High (RB) B.A. Business Economics (UC Santa Barbara), Masters Education Pepperdine, 4 years classroom experience.
Algebra I, Algebra II Dan Debevec ddebevec@mbusd.org
310-318-7337 x5110
Mira Costa High (MB) BA Math & Economics; 13 years teaching AP Statistics; Single subject Math credential
Pre-Algebra,
Algebra I & II
Brian Gill redondomathman@yahoo.com RUHS (RB) I have 20 years teaching experience and a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from UC Irvine. Masters Degree in Education from Pepperdine University. Been teaching in Redondo Beach for 18 years.
Pre-Algebra,Algebra I & II
Trigonometry,Geometry
Cynthia Wallace cwallace@mbusd.org
(310) 545-4878 x4111
MB Middle School (MB) BS Math Stanford
MA Education Stanford
MS Computer Science UCLA
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DANCE
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
All Levels Heather Myrick myrickh@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-377-4888 x 717
Peninsula High School (PV) Summer tutoring available, contact myrick.heather@gmail.com
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ENGLISH/
LANGUAGE ARTS
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
6-12 Dan Phillips danphillips1661@yahoo.com
310-548-4966
Palos Verdes
Early Retired (PVPHS)
Start the new year out right! 24 years tutoring experience and 36 years high school English teaching experience, specializing in writing skills for Honors and AP English students. IMPROVEMENT GUARANTEED!
References available.
3-12 Ginger McLaughlin mclaughling@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-422-1665
Dapplegray (PV) Multiple subject/CLAD Credential, single subject credential in English and a Masters of Arts in Education/Psychology.
K-12 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
K-5 Carmela Strange strangec@gmail.com
310-892-1604
Madison (RB) Multiple Subject credential; 17 years experience teaching students in a classroom and tutoring.
1-8 Kathleen Valles katie.valles@gmail.com
562-760-0693
Parras (RB) Math, Language Arts, Study/Organizational Skills, Science and Social Studies.
5-12 Sherie Gross Rotondi slrotondi@yahoo.com
(310) 908-2774
Redondo Union High School (RB) Essay writing and critical reading are my specialties. 15 years as an English Teacher: general, Honors and AP. Single Credential; CLAD; MA in School Administration; SAT Prep at Elite Academy; Experienced with Common Core.
9-12 Curie Fleder curiehu@yahoo.com
(626) 524-4636
Peninsula High (PV) Also tutoring in Geometry and Algebra I.
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
K-8 Rebeca Fuehrer Rfuehrer@rbusd.org
323-206-2466
Adams Middle (RB) Multiple Subject credential; Spanish Credential; BA- Spanish/History;MA- Education
K-8 Becky Gallagher gallagherb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 940-5247
Mira Catalina (PV) Early Childhood & Multiple Subjects credential; Mild-to-Profound Special Education credential; Masters Degree in Special Education
Elementary/Middle Jenifer King jeniferking2@gmail.com
(310) 318-1104
Parras Middle School (RB) I have 20+ years of teaching experience.I use a systematic approach to reading intervention; methods and strategies I teach at middle school include Project Read, SRA Reach direct instruction, among others. I have taught students in honors classes and students with special needs.
K-10 Stephanie Lajoie lajoie@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310)544-2747 x265
310-897-6682
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) Master's Degree in Counseling. Multiple subject credential K-8, with supplements in health and social sciences. Over 13 years classroom experience in Language Arts, Social and Health Sciences.
1-10 Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
6-8 Samantha Weiss weissteach@hotmail.com
(310)435-6292
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) 13 years experience teaching California Language Arts & Social Science Standards. 3 years experience teaching French. Masters in TESL.
6-12 Jennifer McArthur mcarthurj@pvpusd.net
310-544-2747 x 218
310-200-2500 (summer)
Ridgecrest Intermediate (PV) Single subject English and Drama, BA and Masters degrees in Literature with a certificate in Rhetoric and Composition. Not only do I love Literature and Writing, but I know how to make it clear, meaningful and engaging for all students.
ELA (over 8 years experience teaching and tutoring).
6-12 Joseph Streitfeld Call office for contact information. Rancho del Mar High (PV) AP courses also
All Karen Smith smithk@centinela.k12.ca.us
805-807-1949
Lloyde High (CV) Ten years experience, Credentialed in English literature, taught ESL for two years in foreign country (Korea), English Department Head at Lloyde Continuation for three years. Trained and have Experience working with children with MR and autism (behavioral/educational therapist).
All Levels Heather Myrick myrickh@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-377-4888 x 717
Peninsula High School (PV) Summer tutoring available, contact myrick.heather@gmail.com
K-12 Rebecca Jessop jessop_rebecca@hotmail.com
310-920-3240
Miraleste Intermediate (PV) Education Specialists-Mild/Moderate/RSP and SDC
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ENGLISH as a SECOND LANGUAGE/
ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
6-12 Dan Phillips danphillips1661@yahoo.com
310-548-4966
Palos Verdes
Early Retired (PVPHS)
Start the new year out right! 24 years tutoring experience and 36 years high school English teaching experience with emphasis on writing improvement. IMPROVEMENT GUARANTEED!
References available.
K-12 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
K-5 Lisa Rogers rogersl@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
ldtrogers@gmail
310-908-6064
Soleado Elementary (PV) ELL students, Reading, Math, homework help and Writing.
1-6 Debra Bogle dbogle@mbusd.org Request Phone Number By Email Pennekamp (MB) I possess two Masters Degrees, one in Reading and Curriculum, another in TESOL, as well as Reading Recovery Training (NZ Program 1994). CLAD and Multiple Subject Certified in California, Colorado, Virginia and Arizona. Specialize in early emergent and second language (English, German, Spanish and French) Reading Recovery methods.
K-8 Mark Hurrell markhurrell102@hotmail.com
310-920-1452
Leuzinger High School (CV) 17 years experience, PPS credential, Masters in Education Psychology.
K-12 Samantha Weiss weissteach@hotmail.com
(310)435-6292
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) 13 years experience teaching California Language Arts & Social Science Standards. 3 years experience teaching French. Masters in TESL.
K-12 Rebeca Fuehrer Rfuehrer@rbusd.org
323-206-2466
Adams Middle (RB) Multiple Subject credential; Spanish Credential; BA- Spanish/History;MA- Education
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Language Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
Spanish
All grade levels
Rebeca Fuehrer Rfuehrer@rbusd.org
323-206-2466
Adams Middle (RB) Multiple Subject credential; Spanish Credential; BA- Spanish/History;MA- Education
Spanish 1 Rosemary Doll rosemdoll@gmail.com
(310) 326-7617
Redondo Beach Retired  
Spanish I-III Ivie Sherman iviesh@yahoo.com
310-210-4415
Redondo Union High (RB) 12 years of tutoring and teaching. MA in Special Ed., three teaching credentials and Autism Added Certification. Tutor all subjects K-12, including Spanish and test prep. References available. I will drive to the student's home.
French- through AP Samantha Weiss weissteach@hotmail.com
(310)435-6292
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) 13 years experience teaching California Language Arts & Social Science Standards. 3 years experience teaching French. Masters in TESL.
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GEOMETRY
Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
Melanie Gerling missgerling@gmail.com
(424) 262-3334
Peninsula High School (PV) Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from UC Irvine; 5+ years tutoring experience.
Patricia Brewster patbrewster1@verizon.net
(310) 377-9889
Centinela Valley Retired Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from U.C.L.A. Over thirty years experience teaching math, junior high through college.
Brian Gill redondomathman@yahoo.com RUHS (RB) I have 20 years teaching experience and a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from UC Irvine. Masters Degree in Education from Pepperdine University. Been teaching in Redondo Beach for 18 years.
Michael Adyniec tellme@adelphia.net
(310)377-4888 x 250
(714)884-6337
Peninsula High School (PV) Basic Math, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus
Mike SooHoo mikesoohoo@gmail.com
(714)473-8300
Redondo Union High School (RB) My tutoring is not just about the math, it's about good teaching that finds and fixes the kinks for your child's long term improvement. Current RUHS math teacher for 11 years strong. Masters in Teaching. Guaranteed to bring up your child's grade AND teach them in a way where they enjoy learning. I work with all grade levels, math levels, and South Bay schools.
Kay Vijaiyan vijaiyan3@hotmail.com
(310) 955-7159
PHS (PV) Former engineer, currently teaching Algebra II and Geometry. Available to tutor both during the school year and summer.
Michael Swatek MrSwatek@dslextreme.com
310-679-2776
PV High School (PV) MIT Graduate
MA in Education
Tina Kuykendall kuykendallt@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 612-0247
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) Master Degree in Education and Curriculum
Multiple Subject Credential K-9
Currently teaching Math 7, Math 7 Accel, Algebra Accel.
Minor in Math
Curie Fleder curiehu@yahoo.com
(626) 524-4636
Peninsula High (PV) Also tutoring in Algebra I and English.
Maria Lyn Genota malyngenota@sbcglobal.net
310-634-4160
Lawndale High School (CV) Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics and AP Physics
Dan Debevec ddebevec@mbusd.org
310-318-7337 x5110
Mira Costa High (MB) BA Math & Economics; 13 years teaching AP Statistics; Single subject Math credential
Bill Emhof WEMHOF@mbusd.org
(818) 939-2409
Mira Costa High School (MB) Single Subject credential in Mathematics. Over 5 years classroom experience and tutoring experience in mathematics from elementary through college level.
Cynthia Wallace cwallace@mbusd.org
(310) 545-4878 x4111
MB Middle School (MB) BS Math Stanford
MA Education Stanford
MS Computer Science UCLA
Joshua Friedrich jfriedrich@rbusd.org Redondo Union High (RB) B.A. Business Economics (UC Santa Barbara), Masters Education Pepperdine, 4 years classroom experience.
Tom Cox 310-365-2665 Retired - Palos Verdes  
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Government
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
American Government (12th Grade) John Hangartner hangartner@pvpusd.net
310- 502-2895
Peninsula High School (PV) -
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HISTORY/
SOCIAL STUDIES
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
K-5 Carmela Strange strangec@gmail.com
310-892-1604
Madison (RB) Multiple Subject credential; 17 years experience teaching students in a classroom and tutoring.
1-8 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
K-8 Rebeca Fuehrer Rfuehrer@rbusd.org
323-206-2466
Adams Middle (RB) Multiple Subject credential; Spanish Credential; BA- Spanish/History;MA- Education
2-6 Kathleen Valles katie.valles@gmail.com
562-760-0693
Parras (RB) Math, Language Arts, Study/Organizational Skills, Science and Social Studies.
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
9-11 John Hangartner hangartner@pvpusd.net
(310)502-2895
Peninsula High School (PV) Tutoring 9th and 10th grade World History and 11th grade US History.
Middle School Jenifer King jeniferking2@gmail.com
(310) 318-1104
Parras Middle School (RB) I have 20+ years of teaching experience.I use a systematic approach to reading intervention; methods and strategies I teach at middle school include Project Read, SRA Reach direct instruction, among others. I have taught students in honors classes and students with special needs.
K-10 Stephanie Lajoie lajoie@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310)544-2747 x265
310-897-6682
Ridgecrest Int. (PV)  
6-12 Joseph Streitfeld Call office for contact information. Rancho del Mar High (PV) AP courses also
9-10 World History
Honors World History
Terrence Cormier cormiert@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 408-5965
Palos Verdes High (PV) Single-subject credital, 8 years experience tutoring Mathematics & Algebra. Currently teaching U.S. & World History.
AP US History, US History, AP World History, World History Michael Lomino mrlomino@yahoo.com
(310) 944-4228
Lloyde High School(CV) Helping students understand and develop plans, set goals and achieve academic success in all subjects. I specialize in struggling learners and apathetic attitudes.
Geography
Economics
Sociology
Health
Psychology
Samantha Weiss weissteach@hotmail.com
(310)435-6292
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) 13 years experience teaching California Language Arts & Social Science Standards. 3 years experience teaching French. Masters in TESL.
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MATH
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
K-5 Carmela Strange strangec@gmail.com
310-892-1604
Madison (RB) Multiple Subject credential; 17 years experience teaching students in a classroom and tutoring.
K-8 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
Pre-Algebra
Algebra I & II
Geometry
Trigonometry
Patricia Brewster patbrewster1@verizon.net
(310) 377-9889
Centinela Valley Retired Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from U.C.L.A. Over thirty years experience teaching math, junior high through college.
Algebra I & II, Pre-Calculus & AP Calculus Henry Chou henrycchou@gmail.com
(310) 972-9908
Peninsula High School (PV) Also tutor for SAT I & II Math and AP Computer Science.
K-5 Lisa Rogers rogersl@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
ldtrogers@gmail
310-908-6064
Soleado Elementary (PV) ELL students, Reading, Math, homework help and Writing.
1-8 Kathleen Valles katie.valles@gmail.com
562-760-0693
Parras (RB) Math, Language Arts, Study/Organizational Skills, Science and Social Studies.
K-12 Mike SooHoo mikesoohoo@gmail.com
(714)473-8300
Redondo Union High School (RB) My tutoring is not just about the math, it's about good teaching that finds and fixes the kinks for your child's long term improvement. Current RUHS math teacher for 11 years strong. Masters in Teaching. Guaranteed to bring up your child's grade AND teach them in a way where they enjoy learning. I work with all grade levels, math levels, and South Bay schools.
K-6 Tanya Hallett Sanchez tsanchez99@gmail.com
(626) 9919532
Grand View (MB) I am currently a science specialist for grades K - 6. This is my thirteenth year teaching and have taught eight years of High School science including Biology, Life Sciences, Physical Science, Earth Science, Integrated Science and Anatomy.
K-6 Brian Gill redondomathman@yahoo.com RUHS (RB) I have 20 years teaching experience and a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from UC Irvine. Masters Degree in Education from Pepperdine University. Been teaching in Redondo Beach for 18 years.
K-8 Rebeca Fuehrer Rfuehrer@rbusd.org
323-206-2466
Adams Middle (RB) Multiple Subject credential; Spanish Credential; BA- Spanish/History;MA- Education
K-8 Becky Gallagher gallagherb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 940-5247
Mira Catalina (PV) Early Childhood & Multiple Subjects credential; Mild-to-Profound Special Education credential; Masters Degree in Special Education
K-11 Tina Kuykendall kuykendallt@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 612-0247
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) Master Degree in Education and Curriculum
Multiple Subject Credential K-9
Currently teaching Math 7, Math 7 Accel, Algebra Accel.
Minor in Math
K-12 Rebecca Jessop jessop_rebecca@hotmail.com
310-920-3240
Miraleste Intermediate (PV) Education Specialists-Mild/Moderate/RSP and SDC
K-12
7-10 Pre-Algebra, Algebra
Terrence Cormier cormiert@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 408-5965
Palos Verdes High (PV) Single-subject credital, 8 years experience tutoring Mathematics & Algebra. Currently teaching U.S. & World History.
1-10 Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
Pre-Algebra,Algebra I & II
Trigonometry,Geometry
Cynthia Wallace cwallace@mbusd.org
(310) 545-4878 x4111
MB Middle School (MB) BS Math Stanford
MA Education Stanford
MS Computer Science UCLA
Pre-Algebra
Algebra I & II
Geometry
Pre-Calculus
Kay Vijaiyan vijaiyan3@hotmail.com
(310) 955-7159
PHS (PV) Former engineer, currently teaching Algebra II and Geometry. Available to tutor both during the school year and summer.
Basic Math, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus Michael Adyniec tellme@adelphia.net
(310)377-4888 x 250
(714)884-6337
Peninsula High School (PV) Basic Math, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus
Algebra I, Albegra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus Melanie Gerling missgerling@gmail.com
(424) 262-3334
Peninsula High School (PV) Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from UC Irvine; 5+ years tutoring experience.
Trigonometry/
Pre-Calculus/
Calculus
Brian Gill redondomathman@yahoo.com RUHS (RB) I have 20 years teaching experience and a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from UC Irvine. Masters Degree in Education from Pepperdine University. Been teaching in Redondo Beach for 18 years.
Trigonometry
Pre-Calculus/Calculus
Statistics AP
Michael Swatek MrSwatek@dslextreme.com
310-679-2776
PV High School (PV) MIT Graduate
MA in Education
All grades Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry/
Pre-Calculus/
Calculus
AP Statistics
Bill Emhof WEMHOF@mbusd.org
(818) 939-2409
Mira Costa High School (MB) Single Subject credential in Mathematics. Over 5 years classroom experience and tutoring experience in mathematics from elementary through college level.
Trigonometry
Pre-calculus
Tom Cox 310-365-2665 Retired - Palos Verdes  
Statistics (AP) Dan Debevec ddebevec@mbusd.org
310-318-7337 x5110
Mira Costa High (MB) BA Math & Economics; 13 years teaching AP Statistics; Single subject Math credential
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READING
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
6-12 Dan Phillips danphillips1661@yahoo.com
310-548-4966
Palos Verdes
Early Retired (PVPHS)
Start the new year out right! 24 years tutoring experience and 36 years high school English teaching experience with emphasis on writing improvement. IMPROVEMENT GUARANTEED!
References available.
3-8 Ginger McLaughlin mclaughling@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-422-1665
Dapplegray (PV) Multiple subject/CLAD Credential, single subject credential in English and a Masters of Arts in Education/Psychology.
K-12 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
K-5 Lisa Rogers rogersl@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
ldtrogers@gmail
310-908-6064
Soleado Elementary (PV) ELL students, Reading, Math, homework help and Writing.
K-5 Carmela Strange strangec@gmail.com
310-892-1604
Madison (RB) Multiple Subject credential; 17 years experience teaching students in a classroom and tutoring.
5-12 Sherie Gross Rotondi slrotondi@yahoo.com
(310) 908-2774
Redondo Union High School (RB) Essay writing and critical reading are my specialties. 15 years as an English Teacher: general, Honors and AP. Single Credential; CLAD; MA in School Administration; SAT Prep at Elite Academy; Experienced with Common Core.
2-5 Sherry Gillard-Canal gillard@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 971-7930
Palos Verdes High (PV) Reading Remediation
Multiple subject grades K-8
Masters Special Education
Resource Specialist
Primary - 6th Grade Kelly Rodono kelbel90505@yahoo.com (310) 951-0165 Alta Vista (RB) I am state certified as a reading specialist with over 22 years of experience. Students under my care improve in reading, comprehension and writing. Test scores are improved under specific test taking skills. Former clients can provide references.
1-6 Debra Bogle dbogle@mbusd.org Request Phone Number By Email Pennekamp (MB) I possess two Masters Degrees, one in Reading and Curriculum, another in TESOL, as well as Reading Recovery Training (NZ Program 1994). CLAD and Multiple Subject Certified in California, Colorado, Virginia and Arizona. Specialize in early emergent and second language (English, German, Spanish and French) Reading Recovery methods.
K-8 Becky Gallagher gallagherb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 940-5247
Mira Catalina (PV) Early Childhood & Multiple Subjects credential; Mild-to-Profound Special Education credential; Masters Degree in Special Education
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
Elementary/Middle Jenifer King jeniferking2@gmail.com
(310) 318-1104
Parras Middle School (RB) I have 20+ years of teaching experience.I use a systematic approach to reading intervention; methods and strategies I teach at middle school include Project Read, SRA Reach direct instruction, among others. I have taught students in honors classes and students with special needs.
1-10 Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
K-12 Mark Hurrell markhurrell102@hotmail.com
310-920-1452
Leuzinger High School (CV) 17 years experience, PPS credential, Masters in Education Psychology.
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SCIENCES
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
1-8 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
2-6 Kathleen Valles katie.valles@gmail.com
562-760-0693
Parras (RB) Math, Language Arts, Study/Organizational Skills, Science and Social Studies.
K-8 Rebeca Fuehrer Rfuehrer@rbusd.org
323-206-2466
Adams Middle (RB) Multiple Subject credential; Spanish Credential; BA- Spanish/History;MA- Education
K-8 Harold Coller hcoller@mbusd.org
310-429-2967
Mira Costa High School(MB) Biology (all levels), Marine Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and basic Sciences.
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
Science - 6-8/
Biology/
Honors Biology/
Marine Biology
Christopher Mullen mullenc@pvpusd.K12.ca.us
310-545-8306
Peninsula High School (PV)  
Health Sciences Stephanie Lajoie lajoie@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310)544-2747 x265
310-897-6682
Ridgecrest Int. (PV)  
Science - 6-8
UCLA Earth Science
Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Health
AP Environmental Science
Karl Kurz kkurz@mbusd.org
619-392-2100
Mira Costa High School (MB) B.S. Geology Degree Buffalo State College; Masters in education, UCLA Instructor Earth Science with six years tutoring experience. UCLA instructor, B.S. Geology, M.Ed. Instructional Technology
Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics Maria Lyn Genota malyngenota@sbcglobal.net
310-634-4160
Lawndale High School (CV) Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics and AP Physics
Physics, AP Physics 1, 2 & C Mark Greenberg greenbergm@pvpusd.net
310-377-4888 x661
Peninsula High School (PV)  
Honors Chemistry, General Chemistry and Honors Biology Robert Snodgrass snodgrass@pvpusd.net
310-707-5332
Palos Verdes Peninsula High School (PV) B.A. in Biology from CSUN and M.A. in Education from Pepperdine. Sixteen years of Honors chemistry/biology instruction and eight years of tutoring experience.
Physical Science Michael Lomino mrlomino@yahoo.com
(310) 944-4228
Lloyde High School (CV) Helping students understand and develop plans, set goals and achieve academic success in all subjects. I specialize in struggling learners and apathetic attitudes.
Science 6 - 12/
Biology
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Earth Science
Tanya Hallett Sanchez tsanchez99@gmail.com
(626) 991-9532
Grand View (MB) I am currently a science specialist for grades K - 6. This is my thirteenth year teaching and have taught eight years of High School science including Biology, Life Sciences, Physical Science, Earth Science, Integrated Science and Anatomy.
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SPECIAL EDUCATION
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
PreK-8 Becky Gallagher gallagherb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 940-5247
Mira Catalina (PV) Early Childhood & Multiple Subjects credential; Mild-to-Profound Special Education credential; Masters Degree in Special Education
Elementary/Middle Jenifer King jeniferking2@gmail.com
(310) 318-1104
Parras Middle (RB) I have 20+ years of teaching experience.I use a systematic approach to reading intervention; methods and strategies I teach at middle school include Project Read, SRA Reach direct instruction, among others. I have taught students in honors classes and students with special needs.
1-10 Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
K-12 Mark Hurrell markhurrell102@hotmail.com
310-920-1452
Leuzinger High School (CV) 17 years experience, PPS credential, Masters in Education Psychology.
K-12 Keith Nylund knylund@rbusd.org
(310) 316-5069
Parras Middle (RB) Masters Special Education
Resource Specialist
Mild - Moderate Credential
Moderate - Severe Credential
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
K-12 Sherry Gillard-Canal gillard@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 971-7930
Palos Verdes High (PV) Multiple subject grades K-8
Masters Special Education
Resource Specialist
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STUDY SKILLS
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
6-12 Dan Phillips danphillips1661@yahoo.com
310-548-4966
Palos Verdes
Early Retired (PVPHS)
Start the new year out right! 24 years tutoring experience and 36 years high school English teaching experience with emphasis on writing improvement. IMPROVEMENT GUARANTEED!
References available.
3-12 Ginger McLaughlin mclaughling@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-422-1665
Dapplegray (PV) Multiple subject/CLAD Credential, single subject credential in English and a Masters of Arts in Education/Psychology.
K-12 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
K-5 Lisa Rogers rogersl@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
ldtrogers@gmail
310-908-6064
Soleado Elementary (PV) ELL students, Reading, Math, homework help and Writing.
Primary - 6th Grade Kelly Rodono kelbel90505@yahoo.com
(310)951-0165
Alta Vista(RB) I am state certified as a reading specialist with over 22 years of experience. Students under my care improve in reading, comprehension and writing. Test scores are improved under specific test taking skills. Former clients can provide references.
1-8 Kathleen Valles katie.valles@gmail.com
562-760-0693
Parras (RB) Math, Language Arts, Study/Organizational Skills, Science and Social Studies.
Elementary/Middle Jenifer King jeniferking2@gmail.com
(310) 318-1104
Parras Middle (RB) I have 20+ years of teaching experience.I use a systematic approach to reading intervention; methods and strategies I teach at middle school include Project Read, SRA Reach direct instruction, among others. I have taught students in honors classes and students with special needs.
K-10 Stephanie Lajoie lajoie@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310)544-2747 x265
310-897-6682
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) Organizational/Study Skills
1-10 Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
K-12 Mark Hurrell markhurrell102@hotmail.com
310-920-1452
Leuzinger High School (CV) 17 years experience, PPS credential, Masters in Education Psychology.
K-12 Keith Nylund knylund@rbusd.org
(310) 316-5069
Parras Middle (RB) Special Education
General Education
K-12 Sherry Gillard-Canal gillard@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 971-7930
Palos Verdes High (PV) Multiple subject grades K-8
Masters Special Education
Resource Specialist
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
All Grade Levels Michael Lomino mrlomino@yahoo.com
(310)944-4228
Lloyde High School (CV) Helping students understand and develop plans, set goals and achieve academic success in all subjects. I specialize in struggling learners and apathetic attitudes.
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WRITING
Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
6-12 Dan Phillips danphillips1661@yahoo.com
310-548-4966
Palos Verdes
Early Retired (PVPHS)
Start the new year out right! 24 years tutoring experience and 36 years high school English teaching experience with emphasis on writing improvement. IMPROVEMENT GUARANTEED!
References available.
3-8 Ginger McLaughlin mclaughling@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-422-1665
Dapplegray (PV) Multiple subject/CLAD Credential, single subject credential in English and a Masters of Arts in Education/Psychology.
K-12 Susan Falkenbach sandscout@me.com
310-938-4695
PVHS - Retired(PV) Tutor for reading, writing, math, study skills, science and social studies; intervention for SPED and ELL. Over 24 years teaching experience. BA and MA, Special Ed, ELL and SDAIE credentialed.
6-12 Jennifer McArthur mcarthurj@pvpusd.net
310-544-2747 x 218
310-200-2500 (summer)
Ridgecrest Intermediate (PV) Single subject English and Drama, BA and Masters degrees in Literature with a certificate in Rhetoric and Composition. Not only do I love Literature and Writing, but I know how to make it clear, meaningful and engaging for all students.
ELA (over 8 years experience teaching and tutoring).
K-5 Lisa Rogers rogersl@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
ldtrogers@gmail
310-908-6064
Soleado Elementary (PV) ELL students, Reading, Math, homework help and Writing.
11-12 Sherie Gross Rotondi slrotondi@yahoo.com
(310) 908-2774
Redondo Union High School (RB) Essay writing and critical reading are my specialties. 15 years as an English Teacher: general, Honors and AP. Single Credential; CLAD; MA in School Administration; SAT Prep at Elite Academy; Experienced with Common Core.
K-5 Carmela Strange strangec@gmail.com
310-892-1604
Madison (RB) Multiple Subject credential; 17 years experience teaching students in a classroom and tutoring.
Primary - 6th Grade Kelly Rodono kelbel90505@yahoo.com
(310)951-0165
Alta Vista(RB) I am state certified as a reading specialist with over 22 years of experience. Students under my care improve in reading, comprehension and writing. Test scores are improved under specific test taking skills. Former clients can provide references.
1-6 Debra Bogle dbogle@mbusd.org Request Phone Number By Email Pennekamp (MB) I possess two Masters Degrees, one in Reading and Curriculum, another in TESOL, as well as Reading Recovery Training (NZ Program 1994). CLAD and Multiple Subject Certified in California, Colorado, Virginia and Arizona. Specialize in early emergent and second language (English, German, Spanish and French) Reading Recovery methods.
Elementary/Middle Jenifer King jeniferking2@gmail.com
(310) 318-1104
Parras Middle School (RB) I have 20+ years of teaching experience. I use a systematic approach to reading intervention; methods and strategies I teach at middle school include Project Read, SRA Reach direct instruction, among others. I have taught students in honors classes and students with special needs.
K-8 Becky Gallagher gallagherb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 940-5247
Mira Catalina (PV) Early Childhood & Multiple Subjects credential; Mild-to-Profound Special Education credential; Masters Degree in Special Education
K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
1-10 Ann Lang edu.therapy@hotmail.com
310-528-6456
Silver Spur Elementary (PV) Reading, writing, math, study skills/organization.
Intervention strategies for students with special needs.
Over 17 years of teaching experience; Special Ed & multiple subject teaching credentials as well as license in MFT.
K-12 Mark Hurrell markhurrell102@hotmail.com
310-920-1452
Leuzinger High School (CV) 17 years experience, PPS credential, Masters in Education Psychology.
K-12 Rebecca Jessop jessop_rebecca@hotmail.com
310-920-3240
Miraleste Intermediate (PV) Education Specialists-Mild/Moderate/RSP and SDC
K-12 Sherry Gillard-Canal gillard@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 971-7930
Palos Verdes High (PV) Multiple subject grades K-8
Masters Special Education
Resource Specialist
College Essays Heather Myrick myrickh@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
310-377-4888 x 717
Peninsula High School (PV) Summer tutoring available, contact myrick.heather@gmail.com
College Essays Samantha Weiss weissteach@hotmail.com
310-435-6292
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) 13 years experience teaching California Language Arts & Social Science Standards. 3 years experience teaching French. Masters TESL.
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OTHER
Description Grade Level Name Contact Information Currently teaches at Notes
Life skills Pre-K Becky Gallagher gallagherb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 940-5247
Mira Catalina (PV) Early Childhood & Multiple Subjects credential; Mild-to-Profound Special Education credential; Masters Degree in Special Education
Life Skills/Transitions K-12 Mark Hurrell markhurrell102@hotmail.com
310-920-1452
Leuzinger High School (CV) 17 years experience, PPS credential, Masters in Education Psychology.
Test Preparation SAT Ivie Sherman iviesh@yahoo.com
310-210-4415
Redondo Union High (RB) 12 years of tutoring and teaching. MA in Special Ed., three teaching credentials and Autism Added Certification. Tutor all subjects K-12, including Spanish and test prep. References available. I will drive to the student's home.
Organization K-12 Patricia Petrucci Plpmilford@aol.com
(310) 463-3832
PV High(PV) Multiple Subject Credential K-8; MS in Special Education; Specialist Credentials including Autism and ED Certification; 40 years teaching and 25 years tutoring; References available.
Organization 1-12 Tina Kuykendall kuykendallt@mail.pvpusd.k12.ca.us
(310) 612-0247
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) Master Degree in Education and Curriculum
Multiple Subject Credential K-9
Currently teaching Math 7, Math 7 Accel, Algebra Accel.
Minor in Math
Public Speaking/Debate Coach NOT GRADE SPECIFIC Samantha Weiss weissteach@hotmail.com
310-435-6292
Ridgecrest Int. (PV) 13 years experience teaching California Language Arts & Social Science Standards. 3 years experience teaching French. Masters TESL.
Drama 6-12 Jennifer McArthur mcarthurj@pvpusd.net
310-544-2747 x 218
310-200-2500 (summer)
Ridgecrest Intermediate (PV) Single subject English and Drama, BA and Masters degrees in Literature with a certificate in Rhetoric and Composition. Not only do I love Literature and Writing, but I know how to make it clear, meaningful and engaging for all students.
ELA (over 8 years experience teaching and tutoring).