Archive for November, 2010

Future Teacher Club Mixer

Purpose: Bring experienced K-12 teachers together with aspiring teachers for a fun filled mixer and mingling. There will be light snacks and refreshments.

When: Thursday December 2, 2010 5-7pm

Location: City College of San Francisco MUB 240

RSVP to Quang at, with FTC Mixer RSVP in the title of your email.


For more information you can contact Tracy Burt,

Tutors Needed

Tutor Doctor is an international organization that provides, in home, one-on-one tutoring for students of all ages and academic levels as well as for mature learners. We are seeking tutors to offer services in and around San Francisco, and who are proficient in a variety of subjects such as, but not limited to:

Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)
Math (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus)
SAT/ACT Preparation
Computer Science

- Access to a reliable transportation
- Undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates; Certified teachers
- Tutoring Experience Preferred

Personal Skills:
- Dependable; responsible
- Good interpersonal/rapport building skills, with both children and adults
- Open to new ideas; learning strategies
- Analytic/detail oriented
- Flexible

Job type:
- Part-time, independent contract
- Typically 4-15 hours per week
- Majority of hours are evenings; weekends

Background check and references will be required.

How to contact us: Please email ( your resume and cover letter, describing what subjects you feel you are qualified and comfortable in tutoring, for consideration.

Seeking HS Algebra & Middle School Teachers for PAID Feedback Group!

International Design firm IDEO ( is seeking High School and Middle School Teachers, Adult Learners, and Native Spanish speakers for paid feedback groups on Friday November 12th 3:15PM-5:30PM in San Francisco. IDEO is working with nonprofit organization, Startl ( to help launch the next generation of digital tools for learning and education. Participants will be given a $50 gift card for attending. Share your opinions, ideas, and experiences to inspire our design projects!

We’d like to speak with the following types of people:
- You are a High School Algebra Teacher
- You are a Middle School Teacher
- You are a Native Spanish speaker who is fluent in English (and either currently attending and/or interested in lower-cost learning programs)
- You are an Adult in a Technology-related Educational program (i.e. ITT Tech Institute, DeVry, Heald, etc)

For consideration, please complete the brief profile survey below (all info will be kept confidential):

Thank you for offering to help with our research! Please note, due to large amount of replies we may not be able to contact everyone.

Mathematics Instructor


The Liberal Studies Program at AiCA-SF is currently mathematics faculty members to join its team of committed, engaged, and experienced humanities, math and sciences and social sciences instructors. Immediate need exists for the Winter Quarter (January 10th thru March 26th, 2011) in the areas of remedial math (MS090 Transitional Studies – Math) and entry level college math (MS111 College Algebra) courses. We recruit with the ongoing possibility of future, part-time employment in Spring Quarter and beyond.

Job Summary

The part time instructor facilitates meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. S/He provides education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace. S/He encourages a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development. This position is part time/adjunct only. Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion – is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements

  • Provides competency-based education which aligns with the EDMC model of curricula as well as supports the EDMC style of system delivery.
  • Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities which support lesson objectives, and (in the case of online instructors ONLY) delivers the instruction as approved.
  • Enables the achievement of pre-described exit competencies for student achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction which fosters competencies and establish student performance criteria and evaluation.
  • Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.


Teaching Fellowship Meeting Friday Nov 12th 2010

CSME Teaching Fellowship Presents: How to Find Out What Students Know Using A Math Test

This meeting is about how to design good math questions for getting at both factual and relational understanding of learners. Activities include reviewing, revising,and developing well-specified math questions for quizzes, tests, and other kinds of assessment.

This meeting will feature the following guests:

Mark K. Davis, Ph.D. Mathematics, has taught mathematics at universities and colleges in California, New York, and Arizona. Mark has 15 years’ experience in local and national mathematics assessment development and standards alignment.

Shandy Hauk, Ph.D. Mathematics, has taught middle school and high school mathematics and English in California and college mathematics in California, Arizona, and Colorado over the last 20 years. Shandy has 15 years’ experience as a researcher and developer of interculturally competent mathematics assessments.

Friday November 12th 2010 Science Building 256, 4PM

This event is open to all Students, Teachers & Faculty.

Dinner will be provided.

Please RSVP in SCI 211 or click here to RSVP online.

CURRENT MATH FELLOWS: you are required to come to this meeting.