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Tutor profile: Heather L.

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Heather L.
UCLA graduate with years of STEM teaching experience
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About Heather

About Heather
I am a recent UCLA graduate and aspiring environmental professional with a heart to bring quality STEM education to all.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
While in college, I held multiple roles where I exercised my ability to clearly communicate scientific concepts. During the school year, I was a Peer Learning Facilitator for one of the Physics series at UCLA. Working through worksheets that I created myself, I held sessions 6 times a week for UCLA students from historically underrepresented communities covering topics in kinematics, electromagnetism, and thermodynamics. As midterms approached, I conducted review sessions to prepare them for their exams. My primary goal in these sessions was...
Education
University of California - Los Angeles
Ecology, Behavior and Evolution
Bachelor's Degree
2015 - 2019

Work Experience

Work Experience
Recreational Equipment, Inc., Retail Sales Specialist
2019 - Present
• Shares love of being outdoors with community members • Assists customers with the purchase of clothing and footwear that suits their outdoor needs • Ensures compliance with California accessibility standards so that all customers have access to the equipment they need to enjoy outdoor activities • Oversees the shipment of products from the warehouse to REI customers
UCLA, Teaching Assistant
2019 - 2019
• Assisted in teaching a 6-week course for incoming UCLA freshmen covering inorganic chemistry, quantum mechanics, and introductory linear algebra • Facilitated weekly collaborative review sessions and held regular office hours • Graded midterms and homework • Proctored exams • Provided students with feedback on their progress and study skills to help prepare them for their academic career
UCLA, Peer Learning Facilitator
2018 - 2019
• Mentored, prepared worksheets, and facilitated six 1 hour-long class discussions weekly for UCLA students in the Physics 5 series coming from historically underrepresented communities
Camp Galileo, Lead Science Instructor
2018 - 2018
• Guided 3rd - 5th grade students through projects involving hydraulics, circuits, trusses, and prosthetics • Organized a safe and engaging classroom space that emphasized collaboration and reflection
UCLA, Teaching Assistant
2018 - 2018
• Assisted in teaching a 6-week course for incoming UCLA freshmen covering inorganic chemistry, quantum mechanics, and introductory linear algebra • Facilitated weekly collaborative review sessions and held regular office hours • Graded midterms and homework • Proctored exams • Provided students with feedback on their progress and study skills to help prepare them for their academic career
UCLA, Peer Learning Facilitator
2017 - 2018
• Mentored, prepared worksheets, and facilitated six 1 hour-long class discussions weekly for UCLA students in the Physics 5 series coming from historically underrepresented communities
Camp Gailileo, Team Leader
2017 - 2017
• Assisted in teaching science, art, and outdoor curricula to 1st and 2nd graders • Developed skills in classroom and conflict management
UCLA, Student Server
2016 - 2017
• Exercised patience under pressure in high-intensity on-campus restaurant

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