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Casey's Certified Social Studies Corner

tutoring & advice

 with Casey Mumpire

short description:
I tutor all social studies courses from middle school to college. I also tutor English/ELA from middle school up through college. In addition, I can help with middle school science and math.
long description:
My primary knowledge asset is in all areas of social science, including Geography, US/World/Texas History, Economics (macro and micro), Government, Political Science, Sociology, Archeology, Anthropology and Psychology. I welcome all grade levels, including college.

My secondary knowledge asset is English/ELA/ESL in the areas of composition, grammar, vocabulary and research. Again, I welcome all grade levels, including college.

Thirdly, I can assist middle school students with all areas of math and science, such as Earth Science.
level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
Any afternoon, evening, and weekend, especially on Sundays.
fee comments:
Though I make $20 plus per hour teaching at my high school, I feel $10 is a fair price for those who want quality assistance at an affordable rate, especially in our troubled economy.
 session structure





Casey's Certified Social Studies Corner

live session

I tutor all social studies courses from middle school to college. I also tutor English/ELA from middle school up through college. In addition, I can help with middle school science and math.

1h 0m

languages: English
fee: 10US$  (100lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online

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United States

Casey Mumpire

description of :
I am a veteran teacher from Houston, TX with over 9 years teaching/tutorial experience and 5 degrees (14 years full-time college). I have worked for the following agencies: Houston ISD, Houston Learning Academy (current), Huntington Learning Center, Fort Bend ISD (current) and Houston Community College (current). I currently teach high school geography.
Teacher's qualifications:

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1986 ? 2006 University of Houston (Main Campus) and Rice University

? B.A. in World History, May 1991 (GPA: 3.35). Dean?s List (five times).
? U.S. Naval Commission from NROTC at Rice University, May 1991 (19 credits).
? M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies Education, August 2000 (GPA: 4.0)
? B.S. in Anthropology, May 2002 (Summa Cum Laude)
? Social Studies Composite Certification, June 2002.
? Recently completed 21 hours of Graduate History course work during 2005/2006 school term at UH Main Campus.

1988 ? 2001 Houston Community College System

? HCCS Police Academy Graduate, June 1993 ? Awarded ?Best in Academics and Physical Fitness.?
? Associate in Science, August 1997 (High Honors).
? Associate in Arts, August 2001 (High Honors)
? Earned Distance Education ?Outstanding Student? award, May 1998. Dean?s List (four times).
? Total credits with HCCS: 106 and 3.9 GPA.

2000 Sul Ross State University (Alpine, Texas)

? Earned 3 hours senior credit for a 7-day archeological field school with Texas Archeological Society.
? Completed a total 5 archeological field schools (each one being a week-long training session).
? Completed one archeological mini-academy (three days).


1991 ? 2005 U.S. Naval Reserve (Active/Inactive: Honorable Discharge)

? Lieutenant with Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, San Diego CA.
? Assistant to Public Affairs, Naval Special Warfare.
? Remained on inactive call-up list until March 2005.

1993 ? Present Houston Community College System (HCCS)

? Full-time 5 yrs/Part-time 11 yrs. as a Campus Security Officer.
? Provided security for HCCS Administration, HCCS Health Careers within DeBakey HSHP (4 years) and now Town and Country/Spring Branch Campus.
? Responsible for student, staff, faculty and patron safety.
? Primary duties include daily patrols, report writing, alarm arming and disarming, and monitoring of all daily activities.
? Eligible to teach college level history courses.

2000 ? 2006 Houston Independent School District at Fondren Middle School

? 8th Grade U.S. History Teacher for my first two years.
? 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Multicultural and World Geography Teacher during the third year.
? 6th, 7th and 8th Grade History (World, Texas and U.S. History) during my fourth, fifth and sixth years.
? All levels taught: Magnet, Pre-AP, Special Ed., and ESL.
? Math, Reading and History after-school tutorials and U.S. History tutorials in-school.
? Huntington Learning Center tutorials-Math/Reading all levels.
? Summer Schools: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 (Fondren MS) and 2006 (Davis HS, Senior Government and Economics).
? Adult Education Teacher: Adult Literacy/Civics at Fondren (Taught for two years, 2004-06). 12 Hours from National Center for Family Literacy, October 2005 (taken at Cy-Fair College).
? Professional Development: 600-plus hours. Gifted/Talented (86 hrs.), AP Summer Institute (32 hrs.), ESL/SIOP (70 hrs.), Adult Literacy (12 hrs.), Project CRISS (15 hrs.), Social Studies TAKS/TEKS (20 hrs.), 5 Friends of Geography Conferences (33 hrs.), the Williamsburg, VA Early Colonial American History Institute (7 days/80 hrs.), Kagan Training (20-plus hours), 5 Archeological Field Schools, and recently completed 21 graduate hours in history at UH.
? Resigned July 2006 to pursue a high school in another district closer to home.

2006 ? Present Fort Bend Independent School District at George Bush High School,
Richmond, TX

? Social Studies Teacher Beginning School Year 2006/2007
? World History Teacher, 10th Grade (2006/07)
? World Geography Teacher, 9th Grade (2007-09)
? Extended Day Program (after school credit recovery?social studies)
? 8th Grade US History Summer School, MCMS (2009)

2007 ? Present FBISD Progressive High School/Evening School

? Teach evening high school courses in World History, World Geography and Government

2008 ? Present Houston Learning Academy (HLA) Fort Bend Campus
(Nobel Learning Community, Inc.)
? Summer School 2008?Two Sessions: US History, World History and Geography
? Evening School Spring 2009?Economics, US History, World History and Geography


? Houston resident since 1975 & Sharpstown HS Graduate 1986.
? Skills: Computer literate, typing 40 wpm, Spanish (20 college credits), Latin (12 college credits and 3 years HS Latin).
? Interests: Computers, reading, travel, exploring, archeology, social sciences, martial arts (Black Stripe in Tae Kwon Do) and SCUBA (advanced open water certification).
? Organizations: Friends of Geography (FOG), Texas Archeological Society (TAS), and Houston Archeological Society (HAS).

July 2009

's preferred teaching style:
My teaching style is very caring, open, flexible and direct. I have very good communication and research skills. Students always learn a lot more from me because of my extensive educational background. I enjoy a visual and hands-on method of teaching, as the most effective ways of learning a subject.

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