Michael P.

Michael P.

About Michael P.


Algebra, Algebra 2


Bachelors in Philosophy from University of California-Santa Barbara

Masters in Education, General from University of California-Santa Barbara

Career Experience

33 years teaching junior and senior high school math and computer programming, and 28 years teaching community college math and philosophy (including modern logic). 12 years as high school math department chairman.

I Love Tutoring Because

The moment when a student has that flash of understanding gives me goose bumps, because sometimes a completely new way of seeing things surfaces in the middle of teaching, and because sometimes I learn something new and interesting from my students.

Other Interests

Amateur astronomy, Gardening, Woodworking

Reviews (2,440)


Math - Algebra II

Dec 13, 2017
The tutor was excellent I just have no clue to so many things, but have to wrok one week at a time


Math - Algebra II

Dec 4, 2017
tutor was great


Math - Algebra II

Nov 29, 2017
Explained in great detail...


Math - Algebra II

Nov 29, 2017
Great tutor. Said he was a teacher! We need more of those.