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Scott Allen

Scott Allen

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Scott is one of the owners of Disciplined Minds Tutoring!

Scott can assist in GRE, SAT and ACT Math, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Calculus (Regular, Honors, and AP), Statistics, Chemistry (Regular, Honors, and AP), Physics, College Chemistry, College Physics, College Algebra, College Calculus, and College Statistics!

 

Trent Strauch

Trent Strauch

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Trent is one of the owners of Disciplined Minds Tutoring!

Trent Strauch received a bachelor’s degree in math education from Florida Southern College in 1989 and is certified to teach math to grades 6-12 in the state of Florida.

Trent can assist with Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precaculus, Calculus, College Algebra, College Calculus, PSAT Math, SAT Math, and ACT Math!

 

Greg Heard

Greg Heard

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Greg is one of the owners of Disciplined Minds Tutoring!

Greg earned his B.S. in chemistry and teacher’ s certification in Miami, Fl. He then taught chemistry honors, chemistry AP, and physical science for several years in Davenport, FL before accepting a position as a chemistry content developer here in Hillsborough. Missing the classroom experience, Mr. Heard began tutoring.

Greg can asssit with Algebra 2, Math Analysis, Chemistry (Regular, Honors, and AP), Physics (Regular, Honors, and AP), College Chemistry, College Physics, College AlgebraSAT Math, ACT Math, and ACT Science.

 

Laurie McCulloch

Laurie McCulloch

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Laurie has 36 years of teaching expertise. She specializes in early intervention reading as well as reading enrichment and writing.

Laurie can assist with SSAT and Grade K-5 English and Reading!

 

Haley Beutler

Haley Beutler

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Haley has always had a deep passion for academia and helping others, beginning in her senior year of high school, where she graduated as Valedictorian of her class.

Haley can assist with Algebra 2, Math Analysis, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus (Regular, Honors, and AP), Statistics, Chemistry, Psychology, College Algebra, College Calculus, College StatisticsSAT Math, ACT Math, and ACT Science.

 

Glenn Csontos

Glenn Csontos

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Glenn Csontos, avid runner and reader, enjoys all levels of math, but especially calculus. With a degree in electrical engineering and a MBA, he could be running a business, but he loves teaching!

Glenn can asssit with PERT, SAT Math, ACT Math, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB and BC, College Algebra, and College Calculus.

 

Madhuri Vaidya

Madhuri Vaidya

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Madhuri’s passion for math came from her mother who also teaches math. In college, Madhuri studied Advanced Math & Statistics She loves teaching students of all ages!

Madhuri can assist with Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Math Analysis, Trigonometry, Precalculus, College Algebra, and College Statistics!

 

Caleb Whittenburg

Caleb Whittenburg

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Caleb graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Physics and has a passion for mathematics and physics.

Caleb can assist with SAT MathAlgebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Math AnalysisPrecalculus, and Calculus. Caleb can also assist with all Physics classes through to the college level, Chemistry, and AP Computer Science.

 

Amy Incaprera

Amy Incaprera

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Amy Incaprera is a Disney enthusiast and avid reader. She has 20 years of experience in the field of education – as an English and Social Students teacher, an instructional specialist, and school counselor. She has worked with students at all levels and enjoys watching them grow both academically and in character.

Amy can assist with HSPT Language and Mathematics, K-5 Math, K-5 English, K-5 Science, 6-8 Math, 6-8 English, Pre-algebra, Social Studies, US History Regular and Honors, and World History Regular and Honors.

 

Olda Hoare

Olda Hoare

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Olda has over twenty-five years of teaching experience at different levels in the areas of English Language, English Literature, and Reading.

Olda can assist with HSPT, SSAT, Grade K-5 English, and Grade 6-8 English.

Katie Rose

Katie Rose

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Katie is a senior at the University of South Florida. She is graduating in December 2020 with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences. Katie tutors all levels of high school chemistry and biology, as well as physics honors. Additionally, she tutors college-level general chemistry, organic chemistry I, biochemistry, biology I, and genetics.

Katie can assist with Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and College Chemistry!

 

Paul Malberg

Paul Malberg

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Paul is a reading specialist at Miles Elementary and has been teaching at the elementary level for over 20 years. He loves seeing children grow their academic skills over the school year and works with elementary and middle school students at Disciplined Minds.

Paul can assist with HSPT Language, Grade K-5 Math, Grade K-5 English, and Grade 6-8 English.

 

Austyn O'Dwyer

Austyn O'Dwyer

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Austyn is an experienced SAT and ACT English tutor. He received his undergraduate degree in English and his Master’s Degree in teaching with a specification in ELA instruction at University of South Florida, where he is a Golden Key Honors Society member.

Austyn can also assist with Essay Writing, College Entrance Essay, College Language Arts, and SAT Essay.

 

Connor Houlahan

Connor Houlahan

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Connor Houlahan has a B.A. in Pure Mathematics from Millsaps College. He has a passion for learning and believes in building strong foundations for both confidence and future academic success.

Connor can assist with Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB and BC, College Algebra, and ACT Math.

 

Austin Marie Swager

Austin Marie Swager

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My name is Austin Swager and I am a Florida Native. I received my bachelor’s in psychology from FGCU and my Master’s in Teaching from USF Tampa. Teaching runs in the family and I have always enjoyed helping peers and or younger students who struggled in school, especially in math.

Austin can assist with HSPT Mathematics, K-5 Math, K-5 English, K-5 Science, and 6-8 Math.

 

Abigail Smith

Abigail Smith

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Abigail has a BS in Industrial Engineering and a MS in Secondary Education (math), both from Northwestern University. She began her teaching career at a large high school in Chicago Public Schools, where she taught AP Statistics and Algebra 2 Trig. She now works as a high school math teacher in Tampa, teaching Algebra 3, Financial Literacy, and Geometry. Abigail has a passion for developing lifelong learning and critical thinking skills in students for a foundation of knowledge and success. 

Abigail can assist with 6-8 Math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-calculus, AP Statistics, ACT Math and SAT Math!

Holly Malberg

Holly Malberg

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Holly has over 40 years of teaching experience in Florida and Illinois. She has taught multiple subjects including Language Arts, English, Reading, Spanish, US History and World History. She has worked with students at
all grade levels from Elementary through High School. She has experience with working with students one-to-one and really enjoys seeing them make progress.

She has a B.A. Degree from Indiana University with a Major in Spanish. She also pursued additional courses at USF to add subject areas to her Florida Teaching Certificate.

Holly can assist with HSPT Language, Spanish I and II, and English Language Arts grades 5-12.

Jill Hamelin

Jill Hamelin

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Jill has a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley University and a MS in Management: Concentration Financial Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has over 20 years of teaching expertise and 25 years in the business world. She wants students to be successful in math and learn long-term strategy
skills for problem solving that can be applied in school and business.

Jill can assist with Algebra 1 and Algebra 2!

 

Savannah Law

Savannah Law

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Savannah holds in Bachelor’s degree in English from Florida Atlantic University with a specialization in 20th-century British Literature. She is certified to teach English 6-12 and is passionate about helping students to develop the skills they need to succeed academically and in life. 

Savannah can assist in SAT and ACT English, HSPT Language, and 6-12 English!

 

Kara Snyder

Kara Snyder

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Kara earned her B.S. in chemical and bimolecular engineering from the University of Notre Dame and is currently pursuing a PhD from USF in medical sciences/neuroscience. She has several years of online and in-person tutoring experience around the Tampa Bay area.
Kara can assist in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Math Analysis, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB and BC.
Hope Pohlman

Hope Pohlman

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Hope Pohlman currently attends the University of Tampa, majoring in Mathematics (B.S.) and
Psychology (B.A). She is on the pre-law track and is strongly considering a dual post-graduate degree in law (J.D.) and psychology (PhD.). She has multiple years of experience tutoring students at the middle school, high school, and college levels, and always loves to meet new people.
Hope can assist in 6-8 Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Math Analysis, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, Spanish 1 and 2, and Psychology.
Andre Partykevich

Andre Partykevich

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“I have taught AP for the last 14 years and my students have a pass rate of 90%. Aside from content, the details of the material, I excel at helping students learn how to write DBQs and LEQs which will help earn them the coveted 5 on the exam.
I have a PhD and a Masters from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a History degree from
Rutgers University.”
Andre can assist in US History, European History, AP World History, and AP European History.
Brantley Deady

Brantley Deady

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Brantley is a sophomore at Georgia Tech pursuing a BS in Materials Science & Engineering with a minor in Sustainable Cities. He has 5 years of experience as an independent tutor and was the calculus team mentor in high school. He has a passion for teaching chemistry, physics, and all levels of math. Being a student himself, Brantley knows how to break topics down for other students so complex issues become intuitive solutions.
Brantley can assist in Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Math Analysis, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Calculus AB.
JoAnn Zak

JoAnn Zak

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JoAnn graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan. She earned the Maize and Blue Award for distinguished scholarship and tutored writers at the University of Michigan’s Marion E. Wright Writing Center.  Since moving to Florida, JoAnn has taught English and Intensive Reading at the high school level, and Elementary Education.  Throughout these endeavors, her passion is always to encourage each student to reach his or her full potential.

JoAnn can assist with K-8 Reading and Writing.