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Student Success Center:

Meet some of our tutors...


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


Aida

About Aida
I tutor math and chemistry. My hobbies include hiking, cooking, traveling, and learning.

Fluent Languages
Farsi and English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Alex

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

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
A.A. from IVC; B.A. in progress at CSU-Fullerton.


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 Bernadino


Allison

About Allison
I tutor Sign Language, English, ESL and Communications. I enjoy soccer, photography, Sign Language and being with my family and friends. And I love tea!

Fluent Languages
English and conversational American Sign Language

Education & Experience
A.A. degree from IVC.


Alvin

About Alvin
I tutor accounting. I was born in the US but attended school in Hong Kong and England. I am Vice President of IVC's Accounting Society and treasurer of IVC's Associated Student Government. I serve on IVC's Budget Development & Resource Planning Committee.

Fluent Languages
English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


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.


Amin

About Amin
I tutor chemistry, physics, mathematics, economics, writing, and ESL. I enjoy helping my colleagues achieve their goals.

Fluent Languages
English and Farsi

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Andrew

About Andrew
I tutor biology and chemistry. I enjoy helping other students and wish all of them success in their classes.

Fluent Languages
English and Mandarin

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC


Andy

About Andy
I tutor accounting. I enjoy basketball, hiking, and going to church.

Fluent Languages
English and Vietnamese.

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Andy

About Andy
I tutor chemistry, math, physics, ESL and writing. I enjoy helping students learn concepts for their classes.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Irvine.


Bobby

About Bobby
I tutor Maya, 3D printing, electrical technology, HTML, Web Design, and Interactive Media Arts.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Brooke

About Brooke
I am the Coordinator of the Center. My background is as a psychologist and learning disabilities specialist, and I have worked at several tutoring centers. I welcome your questions and suggestions for how best we can meet your learning needs.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
PhD in Psychology from University of Southern California; MA in Psychology from University of Minnesota.


Doreen

About Doreen
I tutor computer science, math, and statistics.

Fluent Languages
English, Mandarin, and Malay

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC


Eloisa

About Eloisa
I am an ESL instructor at several colleges in the area. I also tutor Spanish.

Fluent Languages
English and Spanish

Education & Experience
B.A. in Spanish; M.S. in Education with a concentration in TESOL from California State University, Fullerton


Furat

About Furat
I tutor in the computer lab.

Fluent Languages
English and Arabic

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Gita

About Gita
I tutor math and computer programming languages.

Fluent Languages
English and Farsi

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC


Harold

About Harold
I am a College Reading instructor at several colleges in the area. I enjoy writing books, running and eating healthy food, and learning new languages. Established an ESL institute on the island of Guam which served students from all over Asia.

Fluent Languages
English and some Korean

Education & Experience
M.S. in Education with a Major in Reading; some coursework towards an Ed.D in Adult Continuing education.


Harvey

About Harvey
I tutor Math, English and Computer Science. I enjoy helping others at the Success Center and learning how to program games during my free time.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
B.S. in-progress at UC-Irvine; A.S. from IVC.


Ian

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

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Jason

About Jason
I tutor accounting and economics. I love to get involved, as I'm an avid member of the Association Student Government and the president of the Accounting Society. I'm all about business

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Jen

About Jen
I tutor Biology. I enjoy discovering new hiking spots and being close with nature.

Fluent Languages
English, Mandarin and Malay.

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Joon

About Joon
I tutor Computer Science.

Fluent Languages
English and Korean

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Juliana

About Juliana
I tutor writing, ESL, math and economics.

Fluent Languages
English and Spanish

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Kilan

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

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC.


Lexi

About Lexi
I tutor Communication, ESL and Writing.

Fluent Languages
English and Spanish

Education & Experience
B.A. in-progress at CSU-Fullerton in Communications; A.A. from IVC.


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


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.


Navid

About Navid
I am a biology tutor. Outside of school, I am a huge car enthusiast and love working on cars and taking my car to the track for some competitive, friendly racing. I also play soccer on the weekends and have been playing since I was 5.

Fluent Languages
English and Farsi

Education & Experience
In-progress at IVC. My major is Nursing and I'm hoping to eventually accomplish my goal of becoming a CRNA.


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.


Ms. Johnson

About Ms. Johnson
I am an reading and English instructor at several schools in the area.

Fluent Languages
English

Education & Experience
M.S. in Reading and B.A. in Liberal Studies from CSU-Fullerton.


Sophie

About Sophie
I am an Economics instructor. I also enjoy tutoring French, math, writing, and other additional subjects.

Fluent Languages
English and proficient in French.

Education & Experience
M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of British Columbia - Vancouver; M.A. in French from George Mason University; B.A. in Economics from Swarthmore College.


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.


Ves

About Ves
I help students with Economics, Accounting, and other subjects at the Student Success Center. My hobbies include learning new skills, riding my motorcycle, and reading.

Fluent Languages
English, Spanish, Farsi

Education & Experience
I work in the field of accounting and am currently getting my degree at UCI.


Youlin

About Youlin
I am a Computer Information Management and Computer Science instructor at IVC and also assist students in math, psychology, ESL, C programming, MS Office and Windows programs. 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
Coordinator/Faculty

Alice Griffin
Senior Lab Technician/Front Desk

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 - 3:00 pm 
 
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