Notes

This list was last updated on 5/7/11.

All telephone numbers are area code 916 unless otherwise specified.

Except as noted, all tutors are monolingual in English.

The phrases "on campus" and "CSUS" refer to California State University: Sacramento ("Sac State").

Rates and other information shown on this list are as accurate as possible, but cannot be guaranteed. Consult individual tutors for definitive information.

Background information is provided by the tutors themselves, and has not been independently verified by the Math Club.

For subjects other than math, see the Index By Subject at the end of these listings.

Questions, comments, complaints, commendations, suggestions, etc: Contact David Urman (see listing below)


  • Hiedeh Karimi
    • Email: kheidi2005 at yahoo.com
    • Background: B.S. in EEE from CSUS, 1981. A very experienced tutor.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: H.S. preferred; but also college math through calc.
    • Languages: English and Farsi
    • Location: Her home(Pocket area), or she can travel within a 20-minute radius.
    • Rate: $30/hr
  • Dave Urman
    • Email: david.urman at csus.edu
    • Telephone: 731-5825(home)
    • Background: A professional math tutor for 30 years. Tutor Coordinator for CSUS Math Club.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: All High School and lower-division college math, some upper-division. Kids OK too. Also statistics, probability, symbolic logic, some statics, some physics, etc.
    • Location: At your convenience: Your home, CSUS campus, elsewhere in Sac and nearby suburbs.
    • Rate: $50/hr for one-on-one tutoring. Group rates available. 20% discount if we meet at my home (near Sac City College).
  • Mark Roberts
    • Email: mark.roberts at csus.edu
    • Telephone: 743-2074(cell)
    • Background: B.A. in Math from CSUS May 2004. Former President of CSUS Math Club. Currently a grad student in Math at CSUS.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: All middle school, high school and lower-division college math, also Probability, Linear Algebra, Math 1 (Reasoning), Math 24 (Business Math), Math 108 (Intro Formal Math), Math 102 (Number Theory), Math 110 (Abstract Algebra), Math 130 (Analysis); no statistics. Also chemistry and physics.
    • Location: CSUS campus or nearby.
    • Rate: $30/hr
  • Steve Sommer
    • Email: srsommer25 at att.net
    • Telephone: 383-4329(home), 212-9221(cell)
    • Background: B.S. in Math, CSUS, 1974; B.S. in Civil Engineering, CSUS, 1979. Tutoring since mid-1970's.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: All h.s. and lower division college math. Kids OK too. College algebra, geometry, trigonomety, calculus. Civil Eng: any undergrad course.
    • Location: Your home, my home (College Greens, c. Folsom Blvd/Jackson Hwy), CSUS campus, or elsewhere in Sac and nearby suburbs.
    • Rate: $40/hr for on-on-one tutoring. Group rates available. 12.5% discount if we meet at my home.
  • Scott Johnson
    • Email: scottjohnson at surewest.net
    • Telephone: 454-5005(home)
    • Background: B.S. in biochemistry and psychology; M.A. in Health Studies. Has taught math and science courses at High School level.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: Pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry, 6th-grade through High School level; also biological sciences, including AP courses.
    • Location: He prefers at or near his home (near Sac City College), but may consider some travel if not too distant.
    • Rate: $50/hr
  • Robert Eakin
    • Email: mobilemt at att.net
    • Telephone: 752-1387(cell)
    • Background: B.S. in Civil Engineering, UOP, 1996. A full-time professional tutor since 1999.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: All from 9th grade up through college algebra, geometry, trigonometry, Calculus 1, and some stats.
    • Location: Will travel Sac metro area; Or, work at his home (Carmichael).
    • Rate: $35-45/hr in Sac, $35/hr in Carmichael and Arden-Arcade area; $30/hr at his home.
  • Aimee Staats
    • Email: (currently unknown)
    • Telephone: 342-1667(cell)
    • Background: B.S. in Computer Sci, Cal State- San Bernardino, 2002. Tutoring since 2001.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: Any age up through college alg/geom. No stats.
    • Location: On campus, student's home, or elsewhere. She will travel Sac metro area as far as Folsom (she lives Rancho Cordova).
    • Rate: $40/hr
  • Aaron Rosenberg
    • Email: tutor at aaronrosenberg.net
    • Telephone: (530)220-0041(home)
    • Background: B.S. in Math, Haverford College, Spring 2005. Currently teaching math courses at Folsom Lake College.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: Middle school to undergrad, gifted students especially welcome.  All math including statistics, also physics.
    • Location: Anywhere (his place, student's place, elsewhere) in or near Folsom, or may travel to Sacramento.
    • Rate: $30/hr
  • Thuy Pham
    • Email: nthuypham at yahoo.com
    • Telephone: 270-9064(cell)
    • Background: Currrently a senior at CSUS. Expecting B.A. in Applied Math, Spring 2006. Has tutored in the Math Lab and taught Math 9 for several semesters.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: All ages. Basic math through undergrad algebra, geometry, trig, calculus (all 3 semesters), differential equations, and linear algebra. No statistics.
    • Languages: English and Vietnamese.
    • Location: Off campus at a public library.
    • Rate: $25/hr within 5 miles of her home (near Elk Grove-Florin Rd/Calvine Rd), extra charge if farther.
  • Clint Rogers
    • Email: carbonrider86 at gmail.com
    • Telephone: 524-3879(cell), 424-8665(home)
    • Background: College student.  A couple of years' experience.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: From age 9 up to and including High School Algebra 2.  No statistics. Also High School German through 4th year AP.
    • Languages: English and German (Northern dialect).
    • Location: His home(Pocket area) or he can travel.  No travel charge south of Hwy 50.
    • Rate: $15/hr.
  • Mary Stamas
    • Email: mary.stamas at gmail.com
    • Background: B.A. in Pure Math, CSUS, Spring 2006.  3 years' tutoring experience in a high school classroom following tutor certification by the AVID program. Teaching credential in Mathematics.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: No lower limit on age or material, anything from basics for kids on up through all high school math and college undergrad algebra, geometry, trig, calculus, statistics, number theory, and maybe differential equations.
    • Languages: English and Greek.  Also she knows enough Spanish to get by if the student knows some English.
    • Location: Any Starbuck's or library in Sacramento or Roseville.
    • Rate: $30/hr
  • LeLe Trieu
    • Email: leletrieu at hotmail.com
    • Background: BS in Math from Cal Poly.  Currently a grad student in Math at CSUS.  Has taught 9 semesters at the college level in algebra and geometry, and currently Calculus 1.  Has tutoring experience.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: College level algebra, proofs, real analysis, abstract algebra.  No statistics.
    • Location: On campus at CSUS
    • Rate: $40/hr
  • James Curry
    • Email: jgoat7 at yahoo.com
    • Background: MA Mathematics SFSU. Author of "Hamiltonian and Lagrangian Mechanics". Currently writing a novel and working on advanced math and physics.
    • Subjects: Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Business Math, Intro to Proof.
    • Location: Internet video conference using Skype.
    • Rate: $25/hr
    • Comment: You will need a web videocam and a headset, available (not from me) for about $30. You will also need the Skype program, which is free to download and free to use. I can send you instructions on how to do this.
  • Pawan Kavikondala
    • Email: writepawan at gmail.com
    • Telephone: 817-217-6709
    • Background: Tutoring math since 2001. B.S. in Electronics and Communications, 2007. Currently pursuing a Masters in Electrical Engineering at CSUS, expected Spring 2010.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: All ages, basics through college math, including algebra. geometry, trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, probability, and basic statistics. Also symbolic logic.
    • Location: At your convenience: Your home or any public location such as CSUS campus, Starbucks, etc.
    • Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.
    • Rate: $35/hr (negotiable) for one-on-one tutoring. First hour of the first session is free.
  • Marilyn Koch
    • Email: myk22 at saclink.csus.edu
    • Background: Experienced tutor. A.S in Mathematics. Recipient of Vdu Award at HSU in 07'. Current undergraduate and Math Club Treasurer at CSUS.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: Algebra, Geometry, Statistics & Calculus. I love working with all ages, but I have more experience with high school students.
    • Location: Sacramento. Sac State campus, coffee shops, library; Anything that works best for you.
    • Rate: $25/hr
  • Rebecca Ragle
    • Email: rebecca.ragle at gmail.com
    • Telephone: 496-2939(cell)
    • Website: http://web.me.com/rebecca.ragle
    • Background: B.A.in Math from Concordia U, Irvine CA, 2007. CA Single Subject Teaching Credential, 2008. 10+ years tutoring, 3 years teaching h.s.
    • Subjects/Levels/Ages: Pre-Algebra through Calculus. Middle school through college students preferred.
    • Location: Tutor's home (Citrus Heights), ARC campus, student's home, or elsewhere in Greater Sac.
    • Rate: $30-40/hr. Individual/group rates. Discounts available. See website for details.