Tara B.

Tara B.

Tara B.
Tara is currently finishing up the final steps for her Bachelors in Education for early childhood, with a focus on Foundation Phase Education. She is very passionate about the English language including Colonial and post-colonial English, Poetry, reading and writing (from essays, articles, dialogues, and portfolios, as well as how to teach reading utilizing various methods. She also enjoys tutoring biology, geography, mathematics, history, and ESL. Tara has great study skills and loves to teach her students top study skills, engaging both the left and right sides of the brain for a powerful impact. With a combination of teaching and tutoring for over 5 years, she loves to see her students succeed and become passionate and confident in themselves and their capabilities. Being from South Africa means Tara loves and lives for the outdoors. When not tutoring, Tara’s perfect day involves sunshine along with animals, mountains, and a fresh sea breeze.
Biology | ESL | Geography | History | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | Reading/Writing

Maiya T.

Maiya T.

Maiya T.
Maiya is currently a college student at Wellesley College. She is studying Economics and Cognitive Science (focus on AI). She loves math of all levels and has been tutoring primarily in math for the past seven years. She tutors math subjects up to Calculus, as well as ACT/SAT math, as well as Spanish (levels 1-3), Computer Science, Economics, English, grammar, writing, History, test prep, and ACT/SAT. She loves to help students who are struggling and need a few different explanations of a topic before it clicks, as well as students who need more advanced topics than school can provide. Outside of tutoring and school, Maiya loves to ballroom dance, travel, and hike with her dogs. She is looking forward to helping you accomplish your academic goals!
Chemistry | Computer Science | Economics | English | Government | History | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | Physics | Reading/Writing | SAT/ACT | Science
Tanya S.

Tanya S.

Tanya S.
Tanya has her bachelors in English followed by Masters in Public Relations & Corporate Communications. She holds double Masters and completed her MBA in Information Systems from the bay. She is currently a doctorate student and believes if you are truly passionate about learning, you will never cease to grow. She has privately tutored students earlier and enjoyed it so much that she began with Pleasanton Tutoring. Her drive to share knowledge makes her a dedicated tutor. She is patient and likes to customize her teaching methods to accommodate her student’s needs. She has experience in copywriting, content writing, editing and has helped students in drafting their essays for scholarship, admissions and statement of purpose based on their unique profile. When she gets time she enjoys reading, dancing, watching documentaries, yoga and therapeutic cooking.
English | Environmental Science | History | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | Reading/Writing | Science | Social Studies
Helory K.

Helory K.

Helory K.
Helory is currently a seasoned college student studying to become a registered dietitian, which involves a cross-disciplinary study of mathematics, science and writing. She love to tutor Biology (including AP), Chemistry, English (including AP), essay writing, grammar, History, Anatomy, Spanish levels 1-3, and Math up to Algebra 1. She has years of experience tutoring middle school students for all subjects, including math, history, writing, reading comprehension, science and Spanish. She aspires to teach students of all ages, especially high school to share her knowledge of life sciences and English. Her goal is to help students gain a better understanding and insight on a subject at a deeper level. This will help them build their knowledge with a strong basis. She looks forward to meeting all of you! In her time, Helory loves to do gymnastics and dance. She also enjoys baking and trying new restaurants.
Anatomy | Biology | Chemistry | English | History | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | Reading/Writing | Science | Spanish
Kristen K.

Kristen K.

Kristen K.
Kristen has a Masters degree in inorganic chemistry from San Francisco State University, where she also earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a minor in mathematics. Her previous work at UCSF and the Veterans Medical Center SF focused on using new technologies to sequence gene mutations in HIV and cancer cells. She also volunteers her time with Breast Cancer Action, a non-profit organization that aims to reduce Breast Cancer through environmental activism. In her spare time she knits, reads fantasy novels and spends time on her sailboat with her dog.
Anatomy | Biology | Chemistry | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | SAT/ACT | Science