MEET OUR TUTORS AND SCHEDULE A SESSION
30-min Tutoring Sessions with highly-qualified staff
Please scroll down to find a tutor who can help with the specific subject area(s) you need help with
Tutoring is for PUSD students ONLY - A valid PUSD email address is required to sign up
Please sign up for a maximum of 2 tutoring sessions per week to ensure that many students have access
Tutoring sessions are via ZOOM
Students must reserve sessions using their PUSD email address
Multiple missed appointments will result in the student not being able to access the program and parent/guardian contact
Students should arrive at the session(s) prepared, with exact questions/topics that they need help with
**PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN NEW TUTORS ARE ADDED REGULARLY**
Ms. Kim is a fully credentialed teacher who has taught math at the high school in the past. She is an experienced tutor and currently also serves as a home teacher for PUSD.
Email Ms. Kim -
6-12 Language Arts
Hello! My name is Colleen Clark and I’ve been a substitute teacher with the district for 3 years, substituting all grades with the bulk of my time in the middle and high school grades. My original background is in Special Education mild/moderate k-12. I have worked with many students with learning differences and ADHD. I tutor in language arts (English), and am also happy to work with students learning how to read for content in history and biology
Email Ms. Clark -
6-12 Science and Math
Hi. My name is Jan Provan. I have been a home instructor with the PUSD for the last three years. I hold teaching credentials in Life and Physical Science. I have a BS in Food and Nutrition and a MS in Computer Science. I will tutor 6-12 students in all sciences and math.
Email Ms. Provan -
K-5, 6-12 English, 6-12 Beginning Spanish, & 6-12 Beginning History
My name is Kerry Pickett and I have been a substitute teacher with the Pleasanton Unified School District for seven years. I sub in all grades, TK-12 and love working with kids of all ages. I currently tutor English in all grade levels and can tutor all elementary level subjects. I can also help students in beginning Spanish and social studies.
Email Ms. Gallagher-Pickett
Grades 6-12 Math
Hi, my name is Ayten Celik-Aktas. I’ve been a substitute teacher with the Pleasanton Unified School District for three and a half years. Currently, I am working on getting a teaching credential in single subject math. I can teach math to students in 6-12 grade levels.
Email Ms. Celik-Aktas
Social Science and History
Hello! My name is Greg Simmons and I have been a sub or a coach for PUSD basketball and volleyball for over ten years. I am currently tutoring for social studies and history from grades 6 - 12. I have a practical approach to teach concepts in these fields with the goal of making learning easy and logical. Let’s get through it with minimal pain:)
Email Mr. Simmons