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Student Success Center:

Meet some of our tutors...

Abe

Abe

About Abe
I have been an ESL instructor for 24 years. I was also a tour guide managing tours in 20 different countries in Asia and Europe before immigrating to the US in 2013. I love nature, camping, hiking, jogging and a lot more.

Fluent Languages
English, Farsi and Azerbaijani

Education & Experience
M.A. English Language and Literature, Iran

Alan

Alan

About Alan
I tutor computer science, mathematics, biology, psychology, writing and ESL. I love to think about AI (artificial intelligence), philosophy, computer science, and game design. My hobbies include table tennis, drawing, playing the violin, and reading.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.

Alex

Alex

About Alex
I tutor psychology, speech/communication, ESL and writing.

Fluent Languages
Row not found: Languages

Education & Experience
A.A. from IVC; B.A. in progress at UCI.

Alice

Alice

About Alice
I assist in coordinating the Student Success Center. I am happy to answer any questions you may have about our services.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
M.A. Rhetoric & Composition, California State University, San Bernardino

Amber

Amber

About Amber
I am an English instructor at several colleges in the area and a Learning Disabilities Specialist. My hobbies include: hiking, photography, scrapbooking, and yoga.

Fluent Languages
English and Vietnamese

Education & Experience
B.A. English, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. English, California State University, Fullerton.

Billie

Billie

About Billie
I am an accounting tutor at IVC and I'm passionate about environment sustainability. My hobbies include running, hiking, and photography.

Fluent Languages
Tagalog and English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC

Bryce

Bryce

About Bryce
I enjoy making music/digital art in my free time. I have a YouTube channel mainly for music production.

Fluent Languages
Row not found: Languages

Education & Experience
BS in computer science

Czarina

Czarina

About Czarina
I am a faculty member in the SSC and in Adult Education at a local college. I tutor a variety of subjects including English and math. Helping students meet their goals is my passion! In my free time, I love to paddle board, do yoga, and bake.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
B.A. in Psychology with a History minor, UC Santa Barbara; M.A. Education with a specialization in Student Affairs, San Diego State University.

Ian

Ian

About Ian
I tutor psychology, sociology, writing and ESL.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.

Kilan

Kilan

About Kilan
I tutor 3D printing and computer programming languages.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.

Margaret

Margaret

About Margaret
I am a faculty member in the Student Success Center and tutor a variety of subjects. It is so rewarding to work with students.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University; M.A. in Psychology from Pepperdine University; B.F.A. from Chapman University.

Mark

Mark

About Mark
I'm one of the Senators of the Associated Student Government. I enjoy meeting different people and getting involved on campus. I tutor Japanese, Accounting, Economics, Math, and ESL.

Fluent Languages
Mandarin, English, and Burmese

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.

Miguel

Miguel

About Miguel
Row not found: About Me

Fluent Languages
Tagalog and English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC

Morteza

Morteza

About Morteza
I tutor in the computer lab. I made movies for 23 years prior to coming to IVC.

Fluent Languages
English and Farsi

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.

Nick

Nick

About Nick
I tutor English, ESL, math, computer programming and a variety of general education classes.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
A.A. from IVC; B.A. in progress at UCI.

Shirley

Shirley

About Shirley
I tutor accounting and astronomy lab. When I am not tutoring, I spend my time hiking, reading, fishing, and snowboarding. On weekends I do tax preparation for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (V.I.T.A.).

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC in Accounting and Business Administration.

Tannaz

Tannaz

About Tannaz
I tutor a variety of courses. My favorite subject is science and I enjoy traveling and spending time with my friends/family.

Fluent Languages
English and Farsi

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.

Tanya

Tanya

About Tanya
I am at faculty member at the Student Success Center and tutor ESL, writing skills, history, psychology, basic math and statistics. I enjoy tutoring various subjects because I think it is important to always continue learning.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in History from Cal State Fullerton. I am currently working on becoming certified in Postsecondary Reading and Learning.

Youlin

Youlin

About Youlin
I am a Computer Information Management and Computer Science instructor at IVC. I enjoy outdoor activities and learning about human and natural sciences.

Fluent Languages
English and Chinese (Mandarin)

Education & Experience
M.S. Applied Statistics, Ohio State University; B.S. Statistics, Feng Chia University (Taiwan)

Contact

Brooke Choo, PhD
Interim Dean, Liberal Arts

Alice Griffin
Senior Lab Technician

T: 949-451-5471
E: IVCSuccessCenter@ivc.edu

Business Science Technology & Innovation Center 
Room BST 110: Library Resource Center

Department Hours

Mon:​   9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
​Tue: ​  9:00 am - 7:00 pm
​Wed: ​  9:00 am - 7:00 pm
​Thu:   ​9:00 am - 7:00 pm
​Fri:   9:00 am - 2:00 pm 
​Sat: ​10:00 am - 3:00pm
 
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