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Private Tutor List


Before hiring a private tutor, please read this introduction. Thank you!

  • This is a community service only.
  • A name listed here does not constitute knowlege of the tutor, a recommendation, or availablity.
  • The tutors listed below work locally and privately in Livermore and/or the Tri-Valley.
  • There are no students presently tutoring at LPC on this list. They are listed for summer school only.
  • These tutors usually make on-line requests for their names be listed. Most are unknown by the LPC Tutorial Center.

NOTE: From time to time reports come from tutors who are receiving scams. If you receive an email written in poor English (or from another country) requesting a lengthy period of tutoring for a child, please disregard it


Important regulations regarding private tutoring:

  1. Las Positas College assumes no accountability or liability for any information, expressed or implied, contained herein. We reserve the right to add to or delete names from this list at any time.
  2. Due to liability issues: All private sessions must be done off campus. No private sessions may be held in the Tutorial Center or on the LPC campus.
  3. If you wish to remain on the list, please send us your updated information in August of each year. Depending on staffing, we may no longer be calling to see if you want to remain on this list. Information that has not been updated in August may be removed.

If you encounter a problem with a tutor listed below, please feel free to email

If you wish to be listed as a private tutor: Send an email with your information and a statement of agreement to the above regulations to One line per tutor (on editing page) . Information may be shortened to fit line limitation. Private tutors only; no tutoring centers or organizations.

Key: * indicates the tutor was trained at LPC. LPC Instructor indicates this person teaches at LPC. + check with tutor for more available cities or subjects.


Elementary and Middle School Tutors

David Allen, 925-961-7544, Tri-Valley + W riting, reading, math. Rate negotiable.

Christina Clark, 925-596-0292 Tri-Valley. Dyslexia ADD, language delays, auditory processing. Rate negotiable

Ruth Conza, 925-399-2980, Livermore. All levels Spanish. Rate negotiable

Kim Ferguson, 925-339-0690, Tri-Valley Writing, Reading, Math, Algebra, Spanish I & II, ESL $25-$40/hr.

Gloria Garza, 925-931-0913, Tri-Valley, Elementary Spanish, ESL, English, Rate negotiable.

Deepak Kulkarni, Tri-Valley925-487-1691. Math: National math contests, Mathcounts, AMC8. Fee: $20 per hour.

Kelly Lim 925-699-9927, Tri Valley, Common Core, Math, English, Rate: $50/hr. and up

Debbie Merritt Tri Valley, Jr. High math, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II - $25/hr -

Steve Miller, (925) 606-5732, Livermore. Algebra & geometry, Rate: $30/hr

Nicole Naramura, Tri-Valley. Math and Science, Rate: $30+/hr,

Sarah Tuuri, 925-223-7016, Tri-Valley. English, Spanish, U.S. History. Rate: $25+$5 gas outside Livermore.

Brock Van Wey, 925-875-8412, Tri-Valley, English, Writing, ESL, Chinese, $50/hr.

Gustavo Veran, 925-426-5009, Dublin-Pleasanton. French & Spanish, Rate negotiable.

Melissa Weedin, Tri-Valley. Writing, reading, study skills, and public speaking. $50/hour.

Tiffany Yu, Castro Valley, Dublin, Pleasanton. Math & English. Rate: $30/hr.


High School and College


English and Foreign Languages


David Allen, 925-961-7544, Tri-Valley, Brentwood W riting/reading. Rate negotiable.

Ramona Antonioni-Krausnick, 925-560-9953, Tri-Valley; English, ESL& Italian --adults only. Rate negotiable.

Steve Chiolis, 925-242-1000 (X2969), LPC instructor, Livermore, Writing & lit Rate: $40/hr

Ruth Conza, 925-399-2980, Livermore. All levels Spanish. Rate negotiable

Chad Ellingsworth, LPC Instructor, Tri-Valley, English 1A, 4, 7, ESL. Rate: $40/negotiable

Kim Ferguson, 925-339-0690, Tri-Valley Writing, Reading, Spanish I & II, ESL $35-$65/hr.

Gloria Garza, 925-931-0913, Tri-Valley, Spanish, ESL, English, Rate negotiable.

Anne Glaros, Tri-Valley, Writing/Reading/Lit, Art Hist, French Rate: $30/hr.

Joel Hicks, 714-322-0902, Tri-Valley, French (all levels), Rate negotiable.

Deborah Krantz. Tri Valley; ESL writing, grammar, conversation. Adults only. $25/hr.

*Guillermina Montiel, Tri-Valley. Spanish. Rate negotiable.

Claire Seguirant, Tri-Valley, Spanish, English, Rate negotiable

Heike Schaffner, Tri-Valley, German, Rate negotiable.

Sarah Tuuri, 925-223-7016, Tri-Valley. Spanish. Rate: $25+$5 gas outside Livermore.

Brock Van Wey, 925-875-8412, Tri-Valley, English, Writing, ESL, Chinese, $50/hr.

Cristina Williams: 925-518..5414, Tri-Valley, Italian and French. Native Speaker. Rate negotiable.




David Allen, 925-961-7544, Tri-Valley +, Algebra, geometry. Rate: negotiable.

Chad Cabrera, Tri Valley, Basic math to Advanced Algebra, Rate $25/hour,

Les Colligon, 209-914-5263, Tracy, Manteca, Tri-Valley, All math, SAT. Rate: $60/hr.

Lucy Edwards, 925-373-0276 LPC instructor, Livermore. Basic math thru calculus, Rate: negotiable.

Kim Ferguson, 925-339-0690, Tri-Valley Math, Algebra $25-$40/hr.

Alaynah Fiedler925-548-3763, Tri-Valley. All levels of math from pre-algebra to Statistics. Rate negotiable.

Hank Irwin, 925-719-3730, East Bay +, Calculus, precalculus, statistics, algebra II, Trig & physics, Rate: $20 intro session.

Sudhir Kamath, 818-515-6574,Tri-Valley+, All levels of math thru Calculus and Test Prep (SAT, ACT, AP). rate: negotiable

Kelly Lim 925-846-9926, Tri Valley. Math, statistics, economics, Rate: $40/hr,

Alan Longmuir, 925-872-5382, LPC instructor, Pleasanton. Stats, finite, calc., Rate: $45/hr

Bradley Johnson, Tri-Valley, Math thru calculus 1, Rate: negotiable,

Ralph Melendez, 925-447-6239, LPC instructor, Livermore. Basic math-calculus, statistics, Rate: $40.

Debbie Merritt Tri Valley, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II - $25/hr -

Steve Miller, (925) 606-5732, Livermore. Basic math, algebra 1-2, geometry Rate: $30/hr.

Doug Moore, 925-858-5842 Tri-Valley.Algebra, geometry & pre-calc Rate: $60/hr.

Nicole Naramura, Tri-Valley. Basic Math to Pre-Calculus, Statistics, Rate: $30+/hr,

*Ginny Orr, 925.449.4212, Tri-Valley. Pre-algebra though intermediate algebra. Rate: $30/hr

Rina Santos, LPC Instructor, Tri-Valley. Basic-Precalcus & Statistics. Rate: $40/hr

Jacqueline Shaffer, 925-519-1068. Math: pre-algebra, algebra & Statistics. Rate: negotiable.

*Abby Smith, 925-437-1296 Tri-Valley, Algebra & statistics, Rate: $35/hr.

Khaled Suleiman, Tri-Valley+. All Math & statistics, Rate negotiable

Dennis Nelson, 925-449-1853Livermore. All levels of math, and physics.Rate negotiable.

Thanh Thao Nguyen, Tri-Valley, All math (no stats) Rate: $25/hr.

Tiffany Yu, CV, Tri-Valley.. Middle & High School Math & English. Rate $25/hr.



Lori Culberson, Livermore, Chemistry, $40/hour.

Kelly Lim 925-846-9926, Tri Valley. Biology, Chemistry (APs) Rate $40/hr.,

Doug Moore, 925-858-5842 Tri-Valley, Chemistry, Geology Rate $60+ up.

Nicole Naramura, Tri-Valley. Inorganic Chemistry, Biology, Rate: $30+/hr,

Cristina Williams: 925.518.5414, Tri-Valley, Biology. Rate Negotiable.


Other subjects


Steven Chiolis, 925-242-1000, LPC instructor, Humanities & Philosophy. Rate: $40

Shweta Kumari, Pleasanton, Accounting, Economics. Rate negotiable.

Philip LaScola, 925-447-9800 Livermore. Accounting and Business Math, Rate negotiable.



Tutorial Center

Study, Tutoring and Reading Room

MDB Room 2401

Email Pauline Trummel
Office Phone: 925.424.1471
Fax: 925.456.0671


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Mon. --10-5

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Wed. -- 10-3

Thurs. -- 10-5

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