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 List of Math Tutors Spring 2013  

All of our math tutors are CRLA certified math tutors.

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Gabe Vidaurri 

Gabe is one of the Instructional Skills Specialists for Mathematics in the NVC Advocacy Center.  He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at San Antonio and an A.S. in General Studies from Northwest Vista College.  He has worked as a tutor in the math labs for over 3 years.  In the past, he hosted meetings for the tutors in the lab to learn mathematical proofs and propositional logic, concepts from higher mathematics.  His website is still available for public viewing at https://sites.google.com/site/nvcproofs/. He is currently working on furthering his education in Computer Science and is an adjunct instructor for math at NVC.



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Jeff Edwards  

Jeff is one of the Instructional Skills Specialists for Mathematics in the NVC Advocacy Center.  He holds a Bachelor’s in Music Education from the University of Northern Colorado and an A.S. in Home Building from St. Philip’s College.  He is currently pursuing an M.S. in Applied Statistics from the University of the Incarnate Word.  He will complete his degree in the fall of 2013.  He retired from the Air Force in 1999.  When he returned to school, he noticed the weaknesses in math skills of other students and believed he could help.  He taught public school math for 3 years and decided he needed to deal with adults.  He has been tutoring at NVC for 7 years (off and on).   He hopes to teach part time at NVC.

 


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David Marotta 

David holds an A.S. in Engineering from San Antonio College.  He is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  He is also a full-time employee for Bexar County Public Works as the Division Safety and Training Coordinator.  He is the V.P. of Golden Key International Honor Society and is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa.  He is on the scholarship committee for TX Public Works Association.  He is an Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran in addition to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

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Michael Driver 

Michael holds an A.S. in Mathematics and an A.A. in General Studies from Northwest Vista College.  He is currently seeking his undergraduate degree in Accounting at Texas A&M University San Antonio.

 

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Rod Underwood 

Rod is a recent transfer from Northwest Vista into UTSA’s College of Engineering.  He is pursuing his undergraduate degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering.

 

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Rob Gardner  

Rob holds a B.S. in Meteorology from the University of the Incarnate Word and an A.A. and A.S. in Science from Northwest Vista College.  He also attended Greenville Technical College.  He is currently taking computer science courses at NVC.

 


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Paula Englebert 

Paula holds an A.A. in Teaching from Northwest Vista College circa 2012.  She is currently pursuing a B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Teaching at Texas A&M University San Antonio.  She is originally from England, but calls San Antonio her home for now.  She has three children, in middle school and higher.  She returned full-time to education in 2010 and really enjoys working in the math labs.  Her goal is to become math teacher.

 


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Chris LaValle 

Chris is currently attending the University of Texas at San Antonio as a Computer Science major.  He enjoys math and science, and also helping people understand these areas better.

 


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Ernest Tolliver 

Ernest holds an M.S. in Computer Engineering and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio.  He has worked at Northwest Vista as a tutor for 6 years and has been a private tutor for 7.  He enjoys working here because he likes to help people work through their problems.  His goal is to become a professor.

 
 
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Gabriel Quiñones  

Gabriel holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio.  He has worked as a tutor in the math labs for 8 years and is able to tutor most upper-division math courses.  He believes in problem-based learning.  He also has an interest in programming.  He has online videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/mastermathcourses where he goes over math problems.  He also works at vndx.com. 



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Daniela Magnone 

Daniela holds an A.S. in Mathematics from Northwest Vista College.  She has been a tutor at Northwest Vista for over a year.  She has completed  over 97 college credit hours, including 10 math classes.  She has taken up to Calculus III and has a 4.0 GPA.  She was the student of the month for the Alamo College District May 2012 and was nominated by her math teacher, Mat Roy.

 

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Hong Yu 

Hong holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio.  She graduated cum laude.  She has a strong passion in math and math education.  Currently, her specialty is in the topic of all developmental math, college algebra, pre-calculus, calculus I, and business calculus.

 

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Lake Stith 

Lake holds an M.B.A. from the University of Nebraska and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri.  He has 3 years experience working as an engineer, 27 years experience working as a USAF Officer, 15 years experience working as a program manager at the Corporation of America, and has been an adjunct math instructor for 4 years.




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Kenneth Handy 

Kenneth holds an A.S. in Computer Science and an A.A. in General Studies from Northwest Vista College.  He is currently pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science from St. Mary’s University.  His interests include artificial intelligence, computer graphics, game development, music, cinema, independent study, gaming, reading, education, mathematics, programming, creative writing, and character development.  His goals include receiving an M.S.C.S. from UT Austin and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon.

 
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Travis Tomaselli 

Travis is a recent transfer into the University of Texas at San Antonio from Northwest Vista College.  He is pursuing a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at UTSA.  He has been tutoring for over 2 years.  The highest math class he took was Differential Equations.

 
 



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Mohamed Meddouri  

Mohammed holds an M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from France and an M.S. in Material Science from Algeria.  He is currently pursuing an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio with plans to graduate in December of 2013.  Afterwards he will be starting a Ph.D. program.  He would like to have an academic and industrial career with a lot of research and creation.  He likes reading, sports, cooking, and taking care of his two kids.  He is proud of his two children and lovely wife.

 
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Jesus Hernandez   

Jesus is a 36- year old continuing education student in math.  He is passionate about the universal language called mathematics and enjoys helping fellow students or anyone in general in understanding it.

 



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David Rodriguez 

David is a first-year engineering student at Northwest Vista College.  He is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.  His hobbies include eating, working out, and math.

 
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Amorette Rockenbaugh 

Amorette holds a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at El Paso and an A.A. in General Studies from the University of Maryland University College.  She holds a CRLA Level III Master Tutor certification from El Paso Community College.  Her interests include reading, writing, cycling, rowing, and traveling.   She enjoys reading travel memoirs about people overcoming obstacles and learning lessons from life experiences.  She loves helping people obtain their goals.  She has climbed Mt. Fuji.


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Anthony Herrera 

Anthony is currently a student at Northwest Vista College pursuing a pre-pharmacy track of courses.  He is in his final semester hoping to get an Associate's degree.  He has experience up to Calculus I.  This is his third semester as a tutor.

 
 

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Roy W. Haas, Ph.D.  

Roy holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and an M.S. in Statistics from Southern Methodist University.  He also holds a B.A. in Mathematics from St. Mary's University.  He is currently working as a statistician in the Medical School at the UT Health Science Center.  This is his first semester as a tutor at NVC.  He has also worked as an adjunct instructor at St. Philip's and NVC.
 

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Amanda Celaya 

Amanda holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.  She graduated in 2009 and is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mathematics at UTSA in order to teach math at a community college or university.
 
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Joel E. Eichenholz 

Joel holds an M.S. in Counseling and Guidance from Troy State University, a B.S. in Mathematics and Education from the City College of New York, and an A.A. in Liberal Arts from New York City Community College.  He enjoys teaching math.  He has taught for Northside Independent School District for 32 years and has taught at NVC for the last 3 years.

 
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Sibel Lacquement 

Sibel received her BSN degree from nursing college in Izmir, Turkiye.  She is currently a student at Northwest Vista as a M.I.M. student with plans to transfer to Texas A&M – San Antonio to complete a B.S. in Mathematics.  She is a former GED math instructor with Northside Independent School District and a former math tutor of the Charter H.S. in San Antonio.  She has worked at the Department of Defense Schools (DODS) as a substitute teacher.

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Desiree Castillo

Desiree is currently an engineering student at Northwest Vista College.  She will be transferring to the University of Texas at San Antonio next year.


List of Tutors Fall 2012

Advocacy Lab Survey

Math Lab Contacts

Math Advocacy Center Lab:  

Greg Beaudine
Juniper Hall 308
(210) 486-4252
gbeaudine@alamo.edu



Math Cooperative Learning Lab: 

Debbie Rosenthal
Juniper Hall 316
(210) 486-4257
dpriestle@alamo.edu 

Math Lab Hours

Math Advocacy Center
Location: JH-308

Mon – Thurs
8:00am - 9:00pm

Fridays
8:00am - 2:00pm

Saturdays
Closed

Math Lab for Cooperative Learning
Location: JH-316

Monday
8:00am - 9:00pm

Tues – Thurs
7:00am - 9:00pm

Friday
8:00am - 5:30pm

Saturday
8:00am - 2:30pm