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 (2,546)


Math - Algebra II

Jun 20, 2018
Michael helped lead me thru and asked questions to check my understanding. GREAT JOB.


Math - Algebra II

Jun 19, 2018
very well explained to me


Math - Algebra II

Jun 19, 2018


Math - Algebra II

Jun 14, 2018
I love it when I am working through a problem and they stop me before I get out of hand with my problems.