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Archery - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Brush, Greg
Business Name: Greg's EZ Limit Guide Service
Address: P.O. Box 4278, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-6169
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Synopsis:

  • Week 1: Bow/arrow nonclamature, archery safety, proper form, gear maintenance, shot execution, test.
  • Week 2: Safety review and drills, beginning practice and form review and critique, target practice with scoring.
  • Week 3: Target practide, skills contedsts, games and informal competition. Graduation and awards.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, 5 days a week, for 3 weeks.

Cost: $20 per lesson for 15 lessons. Total $300..

Arts - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Burdick, Terri
Address: 367 W. Beluga, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-5486
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Synopsis:

  • This class will give the student a basic overview of the subject as well as the opportunity to participate in a staged production.
  • Skill learned will be:
    • Warm up techniques.
    • Voice control by using vocal projection, inflection and articulation.
    • Recognize different types of stages.
    • Identify dramas as a form of literature.
    • Apply critical thinking and writing skills to topics related to drama.
    • Work collaboratively analyze a short scene and/or script.
    • Improvisation and pantomime.
    • Demonstrate appropriate performance behavior as a participant and/or advisor.
  • Lessons are 90 minutes weekly for 12 weeks.

Cost: $18.75 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Jackson, Nita
Address: 37125 Lou Morgan Road, Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 398-8702
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Synopsis:

  • All lessons utilize KPBSD/State standards & assessments.
  • Fundamental art skills of elements, design & implementation, pattern repetition, antique, color design, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, surface design will be covered as age appropriate.
  • Lessons are 1.5 hours, twice a week.

Cost: $20 per child, per class.

Tutor's Name: Larsen, Chelline
Business Name: Dragonfly Gallery
Address: P.O. Box 1722, Soldotna AK, 99669
Phone: 260-4636
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Synopsis:

  • Class is on silk painting to students 10 and older.
  • Students will learn a brief history of the French Seri technique for fabric design.
  • They will learn about elements of design suited to this medium and the use of color relationships and basic color mixing.
  • All materials and aprons will be provided.
  • Class consists of (2) 3-hour sessions to be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays each week from 9 AM - Noon.
  • Availability for 4 students per class.
  • Class will be taught at Dragonfly Gallery at 183 S. Soldotna Avenue.
  • Students will be evaluated on their interest and ability to follow detailed instruction, a willingness to experiment and use flexibility in the creative process and the completion of the project.

Cost: $150.00 Total

Instructor's Name: Lofgren, Denise
Business Name: Miss Dee Dee's Class - Art for Kids.
Address: 36775 Steadman St., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 394-6303
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Synopsis:

  • We facilitate Disciplined Based Art Education for K-6th graders.
  • Our objectives are to teach your child, while having loads of fun, the skill of "Understanding Art", Creating Art, and Appreciating Art.
  • We use art vocabulary, vocabulary builders and focus on "looking, thinking, and making art".
  • This program uses large fine art reproductions and "Disciplined Based Lessons" to promote interdisciplinary learning. Our guided teaching and group discussions becomes beautiful.
  • Progress will be determined by performance.
  • Lesson are 90 minutes in length once a week.

Cost: $30 per child, per class.

Instructor's Name: McElwain, Kareasa
Business Name: K-Maria's Art
Address: PO Box 89, Kasilof, AK 99610
Phone: 252-4954

Synopsis:

  • 2 separate classes will be taught. 1 ages 6-10 and 1 ages 10-15.
  • I will teach acrylic and oil on canvas.
  • I can teach still life, landscape, and abstract introducing different brush techniques, and instruction on art history.
  • I would like to discuss different painting techniques, such as brush strokes, how to mix colors, and textures, etc.
  • I would like to introduce information on artists of old and new, as well as teaching about oil and acrylic painters.
  • Classes will be 2.5 and 4.5 hours in length, twice a month.

Cost: $35 to $55 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: McFetridge, Ella
Address: 111 N. Birch Street, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-5767
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Synopsis:

  • I teach putting a painting together from start to finish, from first sketches, planning, pencil, ink, watercolor, acrylic, teaching perspective for 3D effect, using light and shadow.
  • Lessons are 1 hour to 90 minutes, once a week.

Cost: $20 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Ogren, Martha
Business Name: Martha's Memories
Address: Box 86, Clam Gulch, AK 99568
Phone: 567-3453
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Synopsis:

  • Creative Memories scrap booking class.
  • Teaches about using proper materials for archival quality storage.
  • Teaches use of color to enhance photos.
  • Teaches use of cropping tools to shape photos and paper to an eye appealing shape.
  • Classes are initially 2 hours in length.
  • 4 to 8 hours a week.
Cost: $10.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Stevens, Sandy
Business Name: Custom Stained Glass
Address: 35260 Betty Lou Dr., Sterling, Ak 99672
Phone:262-4527 or 206-794-8326
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Website: www.alaskacustomstainedglass.com

Synopsis:

  • Beginning Copper Foil & Lead Came: clearing about various types of glass, how to cut and apply patterns, proper use of cutter and breaking tools, foiling or caming techniques, grinding glass to fit and soldering.
  • Intermediate Copper Foil & Lead Came: using more complex patterns, intricate cuts, using glass saw, color-choice coordination, and learning about pattern structure.
  • Progress will be determined by ability to cut out and apply pattern, correct use of proper tool for cutting technique, and completion of their project in a timely manner.
  • Lessons are 1 to 3 hours in length.

Cost: Call for information.

Instructor's Name: Taylor, Rene'
Business Name: Rene's Art Class
Address: P.O. Box 3556, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 252-7351
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Synopsis:

  • Lessons include drawing, painting, acrylic, water color, sculpture, print making, chalks, and oil pastels.
  • Focus: elements and principles of design.
  • Progress will be determined by Rubric form & critique assessments.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Tornow, Paul
Business Name: Champion Art
Address: P.O. Box 1651, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-7628
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Synopsis:

  • Students learn acrylic painting, watercolor painting, oil pastel, chalk pastel, drawing, charcoal & graphite, and colored pencil.
  • Drawing techniques are taught.
  • All mediums are taught to completion.
  • Skills are measured by completion of concept and end product.
  • Lessons are 1 1/2 hours in length, twice a week.

Cost: $20.00 per student, per hour (includes supplies). For more information call or e-mail.

Arts - Seward

Instructor's Name: Cinereski, Kaylena
Address: P.O. Box 2181, Seward Ak 99664
Phone: 491-0977
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Synopsis:

  • Teaching technique on brush skills.
  • Mixing paint colors.
  • Teaching painting shapes of objects, scenery and more.
  • Teaching technique of different brush types.
  • Teaching to look at instruction painting and copying in own unique way.
  • Lessons are up to 5 hours maximum, 3 to 4 times a month.

Cost: Call for prices.

Arts - Homer

Tutor's Name: Haigh, Ruby
Business Name: Jars of Clay Pottery
Address: 3857 Main P.0. Box 683
Phone: 299-6118
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Synopsis:

  • Class focuses on hand crafted pottery.
  • Students complete 4 projects using learned skill sets of wedging, rolling, making slabs, coiling, slip and scoring, slip applications, texturing and glazing.
  • Emphasis will be on process rather than final product.
  • Class lasts 6 weeks and meets for 90 minutes twice a week.
  • Accepting 5 students for fall class. Students may apply by writing a one paragraph essay on why they want to take the class. Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Cost: $510.00 for class and materials.

Tutor's Name: Kerls, Shanley
Business Name: The Art of Teaching
Address: 40996 Woodman Lane, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-4233
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Synopsis:

  • Art class for all ages and abilities.
  • Affordable.
  • Art taught in your home to fit your schedule.
  • Many mediums to choose from: basic drawing and painting, calligraphy, scrap booking, arts and crafts, sculpting,computer generated art projects, and art history.
  • Grading: use grading rubric scale based on appropriate skills and expression of creativity.
  • Classes are 1 to 1 1/2 hours per lesson.
Cost: $25 per class or $300 for semester. Call for more info.

Instructor's Name: Lyon, Megan
Business Name: Far Out Photography
Address: 50884 Mt. Glacier Ct., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-0653
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Synopsis:

  • Depending on age - skills taught will range from basic composition& beginning technical skills to use of studio lighting, working with models, exploring personal style, & show casing art work. Grade levels 7-8 & high school.
  • Ideally this would be a class of 5+ students; each week class would require a completed project to be graded by instructor & critiqued by fellow students.
  • Materials include camera, film, prints, studio lighting and back drop, journals.
  • Text would depend upon age of students, but would most likely consist of printed handouts.
Cost and lesson length: Please call or e-mail for more information.

Instructor's Name: Mumma, Susan
Business Name: Homer Art & Frame Co.
Address: Box 2737, Homer, AK 99603
Address: Box 41, Seldovia, AK 99663
Phone: Homer 299-1612, Seldovia 435-3999
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Synopsis:

  • Six lessons will use a vazrietty of art media to explore the formal aspects of drawing with emphasis on perspective draawing.
  • It will also expand the boundaries of drawing using exercises in creative problem solving.
  • Teaching methods will be influenced by Betty Edwards "Drawing on the right side of the brain", and Susan Mumma's own publish ed curriculum for teaching creativity in the visual arts.
  • Lessons will be consistent witth Kenai Peninsula Borough School curriculum.
  • Lessons are 2 hours long, twice a week.
Cost: $180 per six lessons.

Instructor's Name: Munro, Mark
Address: P.O. Box 1971, Homer, AK 99603

Synopsis:

  • Raised in New England participating in the family newspaper business from an early age and became interested in photography.
  • Intro to Black and White Photography: A six week class designed to enable students to become familiar with basic 35 mm camera operation, processing of black and white film and prints.
  • Assignments will consist of shooting and processing at least two rolls of film weekly.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Ryterski, Lela
Address: 335 Whispering Meadows Ave., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 699-2623
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Synopsis:

  • Traditional Oriental brush painting develops hand/eye coordination; sensititvity to using brush, ink and paper.
  • Course dcovers specific strokes to cfreate bamboo, fish, birds, flowers, etc.
  • Progress is determined by the students accomplishment.
  • Lessons are 90 minutes, once a week.

Cost: $20.00 per hour..

Instructor’s Name: Sargeant-Smith, Marali
Business Name: Sea of Glass Art Gallery
Address: 2750 Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5383
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Synopsis:

  • I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced drawing.
  • I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced stained glass or mosaics.
  • I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced painting in oils, acrylics, or watercolor.
  • Taught are composition, principle of design, color theory perspective, mechanical application, use of tools, brushes, canons, paper, paints, drawing materials, general art history, glass cutting, foiling, grinding, soldering techniques and mosaic work, various substrates, design, and application.
  • Lessons are 1 hour once a week.

Cost: $25.00 per hour.

Instructor’s Name: Spaan, Kayla
Business Name: The Artful Eddy
Address: 1044 East End Road, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 764-7074
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Synopsis:

  • Printmaking and design.
  • Students of all ages are invited to learn techniques appropriate to skill level and interest, within the field of Printmaking. From block printing to silkscreening.
  • Children will create and design what they would like to do with these tools.Whether it is a framed piece art, or creating an edition to sell, or making t-shirts.
  • I am here to make their visions come alive.
  • The materials used will vary. However most students will get their own carving set, available at the Art Shop.
  • Lessons are 90 minutes, 1 to 2 times per week.

Cost: $35.00 per hour.

Bird Watching - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Marlowe, Ken
Business Name: Alaska Birding Tours
Address: P.O. Box 2465, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-5218
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Synopsis:

  • Bird watching is a life long hobby. It is the second fastest growing outdoor activity in the United States.
  • Skills learned in observation, classification, and deductive thinking are lifetime skills that transfer to all subject areas.
  • Birding requires curiosity, and provides physical and intellectual challenges for people at all ages and abilities.
  • Binoculars, bird books, and bird lists will be provided for student use on the field trip.
  • Students are also encouraged to take part in Wings Over Alaska, a state sponsored birding program that offers free certificates for the identification of birds in Alaska.
  • Class length is 5 to 7 hours.

Cost: $170.00.

Crafts - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Holland, Patsy
Business Name: Patsy's Alterations
Address: PO Box 2289, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-4316 or 252-6343
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Synopsis:

  • Beginners sewing class will learn all parts of a sewing machine, how to change needles, bobbins, tensions, maintenance and safety.
  • Students will learn what needles to use on which materials, types of threads on projects.
  • They will learn how to read patterns, and how to adjust patterns, how to insert zippers, and other skills of sewing.
  • I hope to teach them to enjoy sewing and want to continue sewing in years to come.
  • Lessons are 2 hours, twice a month.

Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Juarez, Sheila
Business Name: Kenai River Quilting + CPR Class
Address: 48076 Rustic Ave, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-9494
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Synopsis:

  • Machine basics and maintenance.
  • Hand sewing.
  • Cutting patterns out.
  • Making and altering clothes.
  • Piecing quilts and sewing them on the longarm.
  • Lesson are once a week.
Cost: $15.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: McCord, Becky
Business Name: Becky's Creations
Address: P.O. Box 3928, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 252-4557
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Synopsis:

  • Memory Manager / Storybook Creator.
  • Picture organization.
  • Digital editing.
  • Project creations: flyers, business cards, brochures, storybooks, etc.
  • Classes are 2 to 2 1/2 hours in length, dates are flexible.
Cost: Memory Manager $10 per person, Storybook Creator $15 per person.

Instructor's Name: Menapace, Roena
Business Name: J & H Sewing & Vacuum Inc.
Address: 222 N. Binkley St., Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-6363
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Synopsis:

  • Sewing machine care & use; cleaning, oiling machine, needle know how, bobbin winding, threading, tension setting, stitch width, length setting, pattern selections.
  • Fabric & notions know how; learning pattern, fabric, needle, thread and tension differences.
  • Projects include garment construction, quilting an others.
  • Materials needed; fabric, thread, needles, patterns, bobbins and other miscellaneous notions.
  • Test used are sewing books, magazines and assorted miscellaneous materials.
  • Lesson are 2 hours bi-weekly.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Schoendaller, Misty
Business Name: A Misty Memory
Address: 34851 Kenai Spur Hwy #7, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-3100
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Synopsis:

  • Creating scrapbooks:
  • Journaling, punch art, scrap booking taught.
  • Materials needed: paper, stickers, pens, punches, tapes, glue, albums, cutting systems, stencils.
  • Progress will be determined by how many different art forms are used, and the amount of journaling.
  • Lessons are 2 hours, 4 times a month.

Cost: $10.00

Crafts - Homer

Instructor’s Name: Joy, Jules
Company Name: CummuKnittyStash
Address: 331 Sterling Highway, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-0601
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Synopsis:

  • This course is meant to be taught one on one and will take the expertise level of the student into consideration. All of the following skills will be taught to all students:
    • Knitting techniques, fiber selection, project planning, reading patterns.
    • Beginning students will be given a choice of projects that will help them build the muscle memory needed to knit quickly and competently while giving them a foundation of knitting knowledge.
    • They will learn how to cast on, bind off, knot, purl and calculate gauge.
    • Lessons are 2 hours, once a week as needed.

Cost: Lessons are $10.00 per hour.

Cost: Lessons are $25.00 each.

Instructor's Name: Stabbert, Linda
Business Name: Thimble Tree
Address: P.O. Box 289, Anchor Point, Ak. 99556
Phone: 299-1692
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Synopsis:

  • 1st semester class will be a fun and interactive class aimed at all skill levels. This class will include several different activities,such as sewing, cooking, tie dye, leather craft, etc. Students will be encouraged to choose, create and complete several projects during this 12 week class. Students need to be at least 10 years old and responsible with sharp and hot tools. Most all supplies will be furnished for this weekly 2 hour class. Students will receive their own basic sewing kit and a letter grade at the end of the semester.
  • 2nd semester; continuing students will be divided up into different skill levels. Returning beginners will continue to participate in many different crafts. Returning intermediate and advance students will pick from a list of skill and age appropriate projects that the student has an interest in. Creative choices may include but are not limited to, sewing patterns, embroidery, upholstery, quilting, stained glass, fabric painting and design,and candle or soap making,etc. High schoolers will be eligible for credit with some extra effort and time. Beginner supplies will continue to be included, however intermediate and advance students will be required to provide supplies for their more advanced projects.
  • Once weekly for 12 weeks.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Dance - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Philips, Tara
Business Name: Encore Dance Academy
Address: 212 Grant Place, Kenai, Alaska 99611
Phone: 283-3140
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Synopsis:

  • Basic ballet, pointe, jazz and hip hop movement.
  • Coordination, rhythm, and presentation.
  • Memorization of combinations for performance
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week, with 15 minutes of daily practice.

Cost: $47.50 per month.

Instructor's Name: Urban Dance Studio
Business Name: Urban Dance Studio
Address: 10672 Kenai Spur Hwy, Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 335-2328
Website: Urban Dance Studio

Synopsis:

  • We teach: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Street Jazz, Hip-hop, Hip-hop/Funk, Modern/Lyrical, Choreography, Groovin' gymboree, Beginning jazz for adults, Dance aerobics, Stage movement, and Scripted and improvised.
  • Contact of go to our website for a schedule.
  • Lessons are 1 hour.

Cost: $50.00 per month per student.

Instructor's Name: Vergine's Dance Studio
Address: P.O. Box 1731, Soldotna, Ak 99669
Phone: 283-5995
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Synopsis:

  • Thirteen years of local dance instruction experience.
  • Dance instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.
  • Instruction by professionals, guest professionals, and workshops.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Dance - Homer

Instructor’s Name: Aragones, Jeannette
Business Name: Life Therapy
Address: 57991 Glacier View, Homer, Alaska 99603
Phone: 299-1127
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Synopsis:

  • Movement to a beat (rhythm).
  • Follow instructions and directions.
  • Develop motor gross coordination with music.
  • Not text, students follow instructor.
  • Progress is determined by attendance, participation, and demonstration of gross motor coordination gains.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week.
Cost: $10.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Clemens, Kara
Business Name: KBC Dance
Address: PO Box 15167, Homer, Alaska 99603
Phone: 235-6108
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Synopsis:

  • Specific skills taught will include Beginning Ballet Technique including stretching exercises at the barre, in center, and across the floor.
  • French ballet terms are taught.
  • Creative movement portion of class includes structured activities that encourage locomotive and non locomotive movement ending with short dance step combinations created by students.
  • I also emphasize rhythm and listening to and dancing with music.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week.
Cost: $8.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Shiro-Westphal, Jocelyn
Address: PO Box 308, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-3961

Synopsis:

  • 12 years experience teaching jazz dance technique to adults and children, levels beg to advanced.
  • I start with a warm up that includes body isolations and stretches.
  • I instruct Students on specific jazz dance steps, moving across the floor.
  • I end with instructing students on short dance combinations or routines.
  • Each class is 1 hour; 1 time/week for children 5-12 and teens and adults may meet up to 4 times/week.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Driver's Education - Central Peninsula

Tutor's Name: Moore, Michael
Business Name: Peninsula Driving Academy
Address: P.O. Box 1268, Sterling, Ak., 99672
Phone: 262-0891
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Synopsis:

  • I look at driving as a life skill.
  • The style of driving that I encourage is a style that we would live through driving forever, take advantage of every safe opportunity, and never be in the way of any one else.
  • My goals in driving are:
    • Get from point A to point B as soon as safely possible, nor so fast we get tickets, or make it more difficult on other drivers and pedestrians.
    • Look for and learn when to take advantage of all safe opportunities.
    • Recognize problems before they become problems.
    • Make sure your passengers always feel safe and comfortable.
  • Lessons are 6 hours driving and 8 hours classroom time.

Cost: $465.00 for entire class.

Health - Central Peninsula

Instructor’s Name: Bisset, Marc
Address: 812 Magic, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-0987
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Synopsis:

  • Basketball fundamentals, footwork, shot mechanics, skills drills, pivot mechanics, dribbling mechanics, technical skills camp for high school and collegiate, quickness skills, and space awareness, along with rebound skill.
  • Progress will be determined by handouts, skills sheets, weekly testing, time testing, and scale development assessment, goal setting and target development.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours, 1 to 2 times a week.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Instructor’s Name: Brennan, Angie
Business Name: Adapt Fitness
Address: 185 Hillcrest Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 953-6299
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Synopsis:

  • Strength & conditioning classes, triathlon training (including swim coaching, cycling instructor, run coaching).
  • Specializing in strength coaching.
  • Teaching fundamental barbell, bodyweight, kettle bell movements.
  • Setting up periodized programs for athletes.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes, 1 to 2 times a week.

Cost: $35 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Hancock, Michael
Business Name: Peninsula Martial Arts
Address: P.O. Box 2477, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-6677
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Website: Peninsula Martial Arts

Synopsis:

  • Has taught Karate for 12 years.
  • Student must prepare curriculum material in accordance with belt testing standards.
  • This will include basic skills, kata forms, fighting combinations, self defense and free sparing.
  • Gear will include Karate uniform and sparing gear.
  • Lessons are 1 hour daily.

Cost: Call or e-mail for pricing information

Tutor's Name: Kolesar, Isaac
Business Name: Redemption Mixed Martial Arts
Address: P.O. Box 1329, Sterling Ak., 99672
Phone: 230-5494
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Synopsis:

  • Students will be taught the following:
    • Brazilian Ju Jitsu
    • Muay Thai Kick boxing
    • Wrestling
    • Boxing
  • Fitness/Nutritional basics.
  • The discipline to know when to fight as well as how to deal with bullies in an appropriate way.
  • Students will learn self worth, respect, discipline, integrity, honor and how to translate and maintain these values in everyday life.
  • Progress is determined by class participation, application, and attitude during class.

Cost: $125.00 monthly. Classes are 3 times a week up to 4 hours per class.

Instructor’s Name: MacLellan, Caden
Address: 35229 Stassi Ln., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 741-0943
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Synopsis:

  • I teach Archery 101.
  • Students will learn the various safety precautions to be used during archery.
  • Students will learn how to properly use safety equipment involved in archery.
  • Students will learn how to have proper form while shooting archery.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week.

Cost: $20 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: McEwen, Madalyn
Business Name: Sk8 - Etc.
Address: P.O. Box 1036, Kasilof, AK 99610
Phone: 262-3151
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Synopsis:

  • Basic to advanced figure skating is taught.
  • Progress is determined by competition, exhibition and completion of test requirements.
  • Lessons are 1 hour each once a week.
  • 3 hours a week practice time.

Cost: $14.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Rose, Nolan
Business Name: Birch Ridge Golf Course
Address: 42223 Sterling Hwy., Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-5270
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Synopsis:

  • Full swing, short swing, putting, chipping, etc.
  • Golf 101.
  • Progress is determined visually.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson for 5 lessons.

Instructor’s Name: Rosin, Jenniffer C.
Business Name: River City Cheer
Address: 44315 Parkway, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-9990
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Synopsis:

  • Skills taught are floor tumbling, body awareness, flexibility and balance.
  • We follow levels created by two main companies in the gymnastics industry, "The Tumble bear Program" and "Fun and Fit Program".
  • As students pass certain skills in levels, they pass the levels progressing further in the sport.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length, once a week.

Cost: $45.90 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Storms, Tom
Business Name: Adapt Fitness
Address: 35555 Spur Hwy #430, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 420-7522
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Synopsis:

  • This is a basic to intermediate physical education, strength, and conditioning program.
  • Clients are taught basic healthy nutrition along with body weight and "light weight added" movements.
  • This is a very difficult workout if performed at it's highest level, but the program is designed to allow someone of almost any level to participate, by including movement downgrades and time-based intervals.
  • Lessons are 40 to 50 minutes, 3 days per week.

Cost: $127 per month.

Tutor's Name: Tauriainen, Kaci
Address: P.O. Box 7373, Nikiski, Ak 99635
Phone: 252-6675
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Website:

Synopsis:

  • I am able to provide instruction and/or tutoring in Social Studies, Math, Reading, Writing, Science, and PE.
  • I will use the specified materials and curriculum that are provided, along supplemental materials and individualized lessons.
  • I will measure the progress of the skills taught by using pre-tests, homework, rubrics, written tests, oral tests, essays, and other evaluations.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours, twice a week, or as often as needed.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Instructor’s Name: Whannell, Pako
Business Name: Corefit Training Studio
Address: 2560 Seine Ct., Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-3508
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Synopsis:

  • Basic strength training workout, including stretches, warm up, cool down & cardio.
  • Designed for clients needs specifically.
  • As time goes on, reps, sets, and weight will increase due to strength increase.
  • More advanced exercises will be implemented gradually with progress.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week.

Cost: $55.52 per lesson.

Health - Homer

Instructor’s Name: Evarts, Fran
Business Name: Homer Physical Therapy
Address: 4141 Pennock St., Homer, Ak. 99603
Phone: 235-3410
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Website: Homer Physical Therapy

Synopsis:

  • A non-impact class that fine-tunes commonly performed fitness class exercises that are universally used for improving strength and flexibility to bring more attention to form, execution and purpose. A compilation of exercises performed on the floor on a mat in a variety of positions that are derived from classic discipline such as yoga, as well as sports and rehab conditioning and dance.
  • All exercises and instruction are formatted to standards as outlined by AFAA and ACSM.
  • Progress will be determined by participation and attitude in class. Proper execution and acquired knowledge of exercises. basic fitness assessments and monitoring.
  • Classes are 1 hour in length, twice a week.

Cost: $12 per class or $80 per calendar month.

Home Economics - Central Peninsula

Tutor's Name: Strecker, Lyla J.
Business Name: LJS Tutoring Service
Address: 1411 Courtney Dr Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-6580
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring/ instruction is offered in natural sciences, social studies, home economics, reading, and mathematics up to algebra.
  • Materials include those offered by student's parent, along with supplemental materials as deemed necessary.
  • Lessons are available 1-3 times per week.

Cost: Lessons vary between 15.00 - 25.00 dollars per hour.

Home Economics - Seward

Tutor's Name: Odhner, Judith
Address: PO Box 176, Moose Pass, AK., 99631
Phone: 288-3678
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Synopsis:

  • Basic cooking skills taught.
  • Measuring, nutrition, and sanitation.
  • Hands on teaching and instruction.
  • Lessons are 90 minutes, twice a week.

Cost: $20 to $30 per lesson.

Home Economics - Homer

Instructor's Name: Dolma, Brenda K.
Business Name: Seastar Educational Services
Address: 4276 Shirley Ct., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6517
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Synopsis:

  • Certified teacher in Biology and Home Economics.
  • Individualized science instruction that aligns with state standards and grade level expectations.
  • Regular assessment using a variety of methodologies.
  • Progress is determined by a variety of assessment techniques used to measure student progress relevant to the objectives studied.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours weekly.

Cost: Lessons are $30.00 per hour.

Instructor's Name: Holmquist & Orians, Jack & Renee
Business Name: I-Land LLC / Alaska Gourmet Batter
Address: 35278 Sabea Circle, Anchor Point., Ak. 99556
Phone: 748-3595
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Synopsis:

  • Classes will be taught in our commercial kitchen with all supplies provided. This is a hands-on course where each class builds upon the previous class. Classes make be taken individually if you choose.
  • Class in for ages 8 years - 11 years.
  • Learning objectives.
    • Food safety.
    • Measuring skills.
    • Correct use of kitchen utensils.
    • Basic kitchen math skills.
    • Lessons are 1.5 hours, once a week for 10 weeks.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Stabbert, Linda
Address: P.O. Box 289, Anchor Point., Ak. 99556
Phone: 299-1692
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Synopsis:

  • The 1st semester class will be a fun and interactive class aimed at all skill levels. This class will include several different activities, such as sewing, cooking, tie dye, leather craft, etc. Students will be encouraged to choose, create and complete several projects during this 12 week class. Students need to be at least 10 years old and responsible with sharp and hot tools (irons, scissors, pins & needles, etc.). Most all supplies will be furnished for this weekly 2 hour class. Students will receive their own basic sewing kit and a letter grade at the end of the semester. Good attitude and eagerness to learn being most important.
  • The 2nd semester. Continuing students will be divided up into different skill levels. Returning beginners will continue to participate in many different crafts. While retuning intermediate and advanced students will pick from a list of skill and age appropriate projects that the student has an interest in. Creative choices may include but are not limited to, sewing patterns, embroidery, upholstery, quilting, stained glass, fabric painting and design, candle or soap making, etc.
  • High schoolers will be eligible for credit with some extra effort and time. As this is a 12 week class. Beginner supplies will continue to be included, however intermediate and advance student will be required to provide supplies for their more advanced projects. All students will be encouraged to finish and show their projects in the Kenai Peninsula Fair during the summer.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Horsemanship - Central Peninsula

Instructor’s Name: Ala, Abby
Business Name: Ridgeway Farms Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 1863, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 283-9166, 252-7100
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Synopsis:

  • Skills taught are:
    • Riding techniques.
    • Proper horse care.
    • Management.
    • Conditioning.
    • Safety.
    • Ground training.
    • Grooming.
  • Children learn riding skills and confidence.
  • Progress is evaluated each time the child is around a horse and lessons are determined by the skill levels that are acquired over time.
  • Lessons are from 1 hour to 1 hour and 20 minutes in length.

Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Bowser, Kim
Business Name: Tickle Grass Farm
Address: P.O. Box 1202, Kasilof, AK 99610
Phone: 260-6104
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Website:

Synopsis:

  • Riding lessons - basic horse care, handling, and riding. Emphasis on safety and striving to meet individual goals.
  • I am willing to teach beginner/intermediate Western and English riding an beginner driving.
  • Materials used - CHA horsemanship manual, Pony Club manual, and other related materials.
  • Horsemanship course - offering a 6 week course in the fall and spring. It will be one day a week and about 1 hour in length. Teaching history of horses, horse behavior, breeds, markings and colors, use of horses, horse anatomy, health, problems and other related topics.

Cost: $30.00 per 30 minutes.

Instructor’s Name: Davis, Connie M.
Business Name: Alaska C & C Stables
Address: PO Box 2837, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-5401
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Synopsis:

  • Skills taught are:
    • How to properly take care of a horse.
    • Safety and handling of horses.
    • Progress is determined by confidence and attitude.
  • Lessons are from 45 minutes in length, once a week.

Cost: $35.00 per lesson, call for more information.

Tutor's Name: Isham, Glenda
Business Name: The Rusty Ravin Plant Ranch
Address: P.O. Box 7373, Nikiski, Ak 99635
Phone: 398-6935
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Synopsis:

  • Instruction to include safety around horses, how to handle a horse, learn colors, markings, and breeds.
  • Discuss the cost of owning your own horse, basic horse care, a basic understanding of how horses think.
  • Basic horse care including brushing, hoof picking, putting on saddles and bridles.
  • Beginning instruction in classical horsemanship techniques including learning walk, trot, center, turning and stopping.
  • Lessons are available for beginners, advanced beginners, and intermediate or higher level riders.
  • Lessons are given in a riding area.
  • Beginner lessons are both un mounted and mounted.
  • Students will be evaluated on their skills of handling and riding in four levels. Students advance thru levels as they demonstrate mastery of current level.
  • Lessons are 1 hour long and provided weekly.

Cost: $40.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Kitson, Kathleen
Business Name: K & K Horseback Adventures
Address: P.O. Box 751, Sterling, Ak 99672
Phone: 262-3759
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Synopsis:

  • I will teach student how to measure and use their pocket, side pass, move their horse off their leg on cue and how to gauge their horses speed.
  • They will learn what queues to give to get the horse to move it's hindquarters and shoulder.
  • Student will learn how to post properly and how to transition into a lope on the right lead.
  • Student will learn what diagonals are and how they affect their transitions.
  • We will also look at bits and how they affect the horses head set and their ability to bend their body and flex at the poll.
  • I will explain and demonstrate as needed then observe the students improving skills. As they learn a skill, we will build on it.
  • Lessons are 1 hour.

Cost: $50.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Minelga, Ulrike
Address: P.O. Box 2747, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-1914
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Synopsis:

  • Teaches riding horsemanship.
  • Have taught riding skills at Solid Rock Bible Camp since 1999.
  • Uses certified horsemanship books and program.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, one to three times per week.

Cost: $25.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Norman, Sallie
Business Name: Shalamar Stables
Address: P.O. Box 387, Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 262-7911
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Synopsis:

  • Instill self-confidence, boost self esteem, strengthen mental, physical, moral, communications and social development.
  • Learn sportsmanship, responsibilities, patience, learn rules, and etiquette.
  • Learn care and management of horses.
  • Learn to ride safely.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours weekly.

Cost: $25.00 to $35.00.

Instructor’s Name: Procter, Noah
Address: P.O. Box 489, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-4741
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Synopsis:

  • Certified instructor by CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association).
  • Teaches English and Western - beginner through advanced.
  • Uses CHA curriculum and levels of rider certification.
  • Facilities include a 60' round pen, large riding arena, 5 mile private trail system, and use of 15 horses
  • Emphasis on safety and understanding both riding and horse care.
  • Minimum lessons are 1 hour, once per week.
  • For information on CHA, visit http://cha-ahse.org

Cost: $25.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Swan, Ravin
Business Name: The Rusty Ravin Plant Ranch
Address: P.O. Box 7373, Nikiski, Ak 99635
Phone: 398-6935
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Synopsis:

  • Instruction to include safety around horses, how to handle a horse, learn colors, markings, and breeds.
  • Discuss the cost of owning your own horse, basic horse care, a basic understanding of how horses think.
  • Basic horse care including brushing, hoof picking, putting on saddles and bridles.
  • Beginning instruction in classical horsemanship techniques including learning walk, trot, center, turning and stopping.
  • Lessons are available for beginners, advanced beginners, and intermediate or higher level riders.
  • Lessons are given in a riding area.
  • Beginner lessons are both un mounted and mounted.
  • Students will be evaluated on their skills of handling and riding in four levels. Students advance thru levels as they demonstrate mastery of current level.
  • Lessons are 1 hour long and provided weekly.

Cost: $40.00 per lesson.

Horsemanship - Homer

Instructor’s Name: Blaine, Lindsey
Business Name: MLM Phantom Farms
Address: P.O. Box 715, Anchor Point, AK 99556
Phone: 394-2851
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Synopsis:

  • Lessons are designed to meet State of Alaska guideline on physical education as well as personal goals of each student.
  • Materials will require a horse, horse tack, rider safety equipment including a helmet and heeled boots.
  • Students without a horse may have a professionally trained lesson horse and tack available at an additional cost.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, as often as requested.
Cost: $25.00 to $45.00 per lesson.

Language Arts - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: DeVolld, Shonna
Business Name: DeVolld Consulting
Address: Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-8474
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Website: www.devolld.net

Synopsis:

  • In-Class Course Options
  • Option One
    • "Technical Writing and Test Prep" - September 18th to October 25th
    • "World Literature" - January 22nd to February 28th
  • Option Two
    • "College Preparatory Writing I" - November 6th to December 13th
    • "College Preparatory Writing II" - March 26th to May 2nd
  • Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30-2:30 for six weeks.
  • Students will complete at least 67.5 of hours of instruction and assignments to receive one semester of high school Language Arts credit per six week session.
  • Students will be assigned 5-6 hours of homework each week.
  • Connections' vendor direct payment form may be used for tuition.
  • Tuition is $390.00 per six week session.
  • Online Courses Available
    • Composition
    • American Literature
    • World Literature
  • These classes may be started at any time after September 18th, but must be completed by May 2nd.
  • Students will complete at least 67.5 of hours of instruction and assignments to receive one semester of high school Language Arts credit per class.
  • No special programs are needed-just Internet, Word, and email.
  • Connections' vendor direct payment form may be used for the $300.00 tuition.
  • Allotment will be billed when the class is started.

Cost: See website for details.

Tutor's Name: Gibson, Catherine
Business Name: Gibson Consulting
Address: 32930 Fair Game St., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 260-3486
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Synopsis:

  • As a tutor, I would be reinforcing skills taught from school instruction while implementing new strategies for success.
  • My area of expertise is Language Arts, which includes Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary building, Literature, and Writing.
  • In the area of Reading I would emphasize the building of reading fluency, decoding, pronunciation, and comprehension from emergent levels to high school. I teach K-12 in all subjects.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes minimum twice a week.

Cost: 30.00 per lesson. Available from 2pm - 6pm.

Tutor's Name: Hansen, Patsy
Business Name: Brown Bear Tutoring
Address: Box 632, Sterling, Ak. 99672
Phone: 394-1909
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Synopsis:

  • Pre reading, reading, writing, spelling, all related skills and practices using phonetic approach.
  • Sonday system learning plan, Kendall spelling.
  • Progress is determined by checking for knowledge, mastery checks, and daily notes.
  • Lessons are 30 to 60 minutes, as needed.

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Ireland, Patrice G.
Business Name: The Teach
Address: Box 1002, Soldotna, Ak. 99669
Phone: 394-2452
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Synopsis:

  • In whatever subject the student is lacking, I will assess where the student is and work from there.
  • Use a variety of methods and materials, according to the students learning style and needs. Periodically, the student will be assessed, either verbally or in written form to see if skills or concepts have been learned.

Cost: $50.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: McCune, Emma
Business Name: Edgemere Services
Address: 52895 Lisburne Ave., Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 776-5614
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Synopsis:

  • Geography: Map skills, important people and places for 4th grade U.S. history & geography.
  • Writing: Using 6 + 1 Traits for grade 4.
  • Progress is determined by daily assessments, progress tests and written assignments and map skills.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes daily.

Cost: $10.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
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Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Tutor's Name: Strecker, Lyla J.
Business Name: LJS Tutoring Service
Address: 1411 Courtney Dr Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-6580
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring/ instruction is offered in natural sciences, social studies, home economics, reading, and mathematics up to algebra.
  • Materials include those offered by student's parent, along with supplemental materials as deemed necessary.
  • Lessons are available 1-3 times per week.

Cost: Lessons vary between $15.00 - $25.00 dollars per hour.

Instructor’s Name: Tomaso, David
Business Address: David Tomaso Tutoring
Address: PO Box 812, Kasilof, AK 99610
Phone: 260-6947
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Synopsis:

  • Phonetics/Pronunciation.
  • Basic vocabulary (greetings, etc.).
  • Grammar: sentence structure.
  • Verb conjugation and usage.
  • Basic conversation.
  • Writing French for vocabulary and spelling recognition.
  • Reading elementary French sentences.
  • Materials used will be basic 1st year French texts, children's books in French, vocabulary and grammar drill books in French, and films.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $25.00 per hour.

Language Arts - Seward

Tutor's Name: Chase, Mark
Address: 13670 Oakwood St., Seward, AK 99664
Phone: 224-3261
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Synopsis:

  • Tutor in Math, Spanish, English and tailor program/method to student's needs.
  • Lesson times are flexible.
  • Please contact for more information.

Cost: Varies.

Instructor's Name: Schrock, Tylan
Address: PO Box 2814, Seward, AK 99664
Phone:(907) 382-5929     
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Instructional experience and length of time in this field; 2 ½ years teaching Omnibus program,
10 years teaching at the adult level.

Synopsis: Omnibus History & Literature Courses

Skills to be taught:

  • To understand the historical context of major time periods in history form ancient to the modern.
  • To use works of literature, including a study of the authors, as a means for understanding the history of a given time period.
  • To appreciate great works of literature from major time periods by understanding the literary value, historical context and significance, and impact on western culture and thought.
  • The ability to: comprehend macro-level themes and concepts within a work of literature and world views of historical context; use comparative analysis with major themes and concepts amongst and within assigned texts; synthesize and organize themes and concepts into meaningful discussions and essay topics; understand the importance of the major works assigned to the canon of western literature.
  • Individual courses include:
    • Omnibus I - Ancient World History I / Ancient Literature I.
    • Omnibus II - Medieval History I / Medieval and Reformational Literature I.
    • Omnibus III - Modern US and British History I / Modern US and British Literature I.
  • Evaluation will be based on class discussion and participation. Written short answers to determine comprehension and understanding of a text, its historical context, and its macro level importance and impact.
  • Lessons are 2.5 hours a week.

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Language Arts - Homer

Tutor's Name: Bedingfield, Cindy
Business Name: Educational Tutoring Service
Address: P.O. Box 2260, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-0552
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Synopsis:

  • History, Government, English, Reading, Literature.
  • Spanish I and Russian I.
  • Basic science.
  • Social Studies.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length and meet one to three times a week.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Dunn, Jane
Business Name: Trectors Tutoring
Address: 577581 Eagle Aerie Avenue, Homer AK 99603
Phone: 299-3297
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Synopsis:

  • General tutoring available for all areas of study.
  • Customized attention for individual students' needs, according to developmental level and state standards

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Jackinsky, Jordan
Address: P.O. Box 2332, Homer
Phone: 399-0061
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Synopsis:

  • Social Studies and Grammar tutoring for grades 3-6
  • Studies include World History, maps and geography, Alaskan and U.S. history, how the U.S. Government works, Alaska's native cultural politics and history.
  • Focus on GLE standards.
  • Meet weekly for 2 hour lessons.
  • Classroom participation will be evaluated by written homework tailored to the student's abilities.

Cost: $20 / 2 hour lesson

Tutor's Name: Kerls, Shanley
Business Name: The Art of Teaching
Address: 40996 Woodman Lane, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-4233
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring for elementary grades (1-5).
  • All subjects.
  • Teach study skills.
  • Test preparation skills.
  • 25 years teaching experience.
  • Affordable and flexible schedule.

Cost: $20 per hour.

Tutor's Name: McDowell, Raquel
Address: P.O. Box 162., Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 299-6422
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Synopsis:

  • Choosing and developing curriculum to meet specific needs, and interests, of individual students.
  • Teaching reading and writing for K - 12th grades, including learners and students with special needs.
  • Helping students develop reading habits and cultivate a love for reading.
  • Assisting with preparation for standard exams, high school (individual or group).
  • Lessons are 60 to 90 minutes in length.

Cost: $30.00 per hour, $45.00 per 1 1/2 hour.

Tutor's Name: McShane, Steve & Tami
Business Name: Skyline Reading & Writing
Address: P.O.Box 1548, Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-1333
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Synopsis:

  • Reading: Linda-Mood-Bell reading program. We do a comprehensive diagnostic testing.
    • Phonetic awareness.
    • Word attack skills.
    • Tracking skills.
    • Sight words.
    • Spelling strategies.
    • Visualizing and verbalizing for comprehension.
    • Fluency strategies.
  • Writing: Teach 1st Step Writing.
    • Procedure.
    • REports.
    • Exposition.
    • Narrative.
    • Explanation.
    • Recounts.
  • Lessons are 1.5 hours, 3-4 times a week.

Cost: $40.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Raymond, Lani
Business Name: Raymond Tutoring
Address: 41640 Gladys Court., Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-9477
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Synopsis:

  • Certified teacher in special education and regular education.
  • Reading / Language Arts K - 10th Grade.
    • Orton - Gillingham Phonics / Reading programs: Seeing Stars, Linda Mood Bell, Saxon Phonics, Susan Barton Reading and Spelling.
    • Reading comprehension and fluency: Soar to Success and REad Naturally.
    • Writing.
  • Math K - 10th Grade.
    • Trained in Math Their Way, Saxon Math, extensive use of manipulative's when appropriate.
  • Main area of expertise is working with dyslexic students.
  • Qualified to give Special Ed assessments.
  • Initial assessment, ongoing assessments for each skill plus cumulative testing and evaluation of student daily work and projects.
  • Lessons are variable.

Cost: Contact for a price.

Tutor's Name: Ridgely, Annie
Business Name: Annie Ridgely's Educational Service
Address: P.O. Box 865, Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-3965
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Synopsis:

  • $25 per hour + tax, 1-4 sessions per week, flexible hours, lessons 1 hour in length.
  • Special education teacher for five years at middle school.
  • Teaching certification: Alaska K-12 Special Education.
  • Highly qualified in area of mathematics.
  • Tutoring in any or all subjects as requested.
  • All age and learning levels.
  • Beginning to intermediate mosaic courses.
  • Call for more information.

Cost: See above.

Instructor's Name: Sargeant-Smith, Marali
Business Name: Sea of Glass Art Gallery
Address: 2750 Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5383
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Synopsis:

  • Reading, English, Math, History, Science, Art, Art History.
  • Reading/Literature - grades 1 - 12.
  • English - grades 1 - 12.
  • Math - grades 1 - 6.
  • History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Science - grades 1 - 6.
  • Art - grades 1 - 12.
  • Art History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Lessons are from 30 minutes to 2 hours in length.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Math - Central Peninsula

Tutor's Name: Challenger Learning Center
Business Name: Challenger Learning Center
Address: 9711 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-2000
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Synopsis:

  • KPBSD Grade Level Expectations for grades K-8 in Science, Technology and Math.
  • Methodology is hands on, inquiry based STEM instruction.
  • Lesson materials are adapted from or aligned with NASA, Project Wild, and other proven state, national and online curricula.
  • Students are given a pre-assessment at the beginning of a unit. At the conclusion, students are given the same questions as a post-assessment and the number of correct answers compared.
  • Assignments completed in class are reviewed for accuracy and discussed with the student.
  • A homework/family activity is assigned each week to compliment the lesson plan. These are returned and discussed the following week.
  • Lessons vary in length, and times per week.

Cost: Varies.

Instructor's Name: East, Kathy
Business Name: Kathy's Custom Tutoring
Address: 1610 Silver Pines Rd., Kenai AK 99611
Phone: 395-7268
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Synopsis:

  • Math: K through Calculus. Will work with student's curriculum or I can provide materials.
  • Science: Chemistry & Physics.
  • Reading: Any level.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length as many times as needed.

Cost: $25.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Gibson, Catherine
Business Name: Gibson Consulting
Address: 32930 Fair Game St., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 260-3486
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Synopsis:

  • As a tutor, I would be reinforcing skills taught from school instruction while implementing new strategies for success.
  • My area of expertise is Language Arts, which includes Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary building, Literature, and Writing.
  • In the area of Reading I would emphasize the building of reading fluency, decoding, pronunciation, and comprehension from emergent levels to high school. I teach K-12 in all subjects.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes minimum twice a week.

Cost: 30.00 per lesson. Available from 2pm - 6pm.

Tutor's Name: Ireland, Patrice G.
Business Name: The Teach
Address: Box 1002, Soldotna, Ak. 99669
Phone: 394-2452
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Synopsis:

  • In whatever subject the student is lacking, I will assess where the student is and work from there.
  • Use a variety of methods and materials, according to the students learning style and needs. Periodically, the student will be assessed, either verbally or in written form to see if skills or concepts have been learned.

Cost: $50.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Knutson, Tina
Business Name: Tinita's Tutorials
Address: 33190 Skyline Dr., Soldotna, AK. 99669
Phone: 394-2643
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Synopsis:

  • I tutor Math through Algebra I, possibly Algebra II.
  • I also will tutor ESL students. I have taught ESL students for 3 years and Math for 12 years.
  • Rates depend on level of tutoring.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours in length, 2 to 3 times per week.

Cost: Call for rates.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
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Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Tutor's Name: Pettey, Naomi
Business Name: Naomi's Assistance
Address: 590 Dolchok Lane, Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 690-3465
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Synopsis:

  • Algebra.
  • Pre-Algebra.
  • Elementary & middle school math.
  • Will work alongside the students curriculum to help the student master and retain the concept.
  • Will assign extra materials as needed.
  • Lessons are about 45 minutes in length, twice a week.

Cost: $22.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Strait, Violetta
Business Name: Russian Star
Address: 308 Evergreen St., Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 283-9070
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Synopsis:

  • I teach student to solve problems, matrices, equations & inequalities with polynomials.
  • I teach student to graph linier& quadratic equations& inequalities and to work with powers and roots.
  • BYU Algebra II.
  • Progress is measured with speed back test after each chapter and the final test after the full program.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length, 3 to 4 times per week.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Strecker, Lyla J.
Business Name: LJS Tutoring Service
Address: 1411 Courtney Dr Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-6580
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring/ instruction is offered in natural sciences, social studies, home economics, reading, and mathematics up to algebra.
  • Materials include those offered by student's parent, along with supplemental materials as deemed necessary.
  • Lessons are available 1-3 times per week.

Cost: Lessons vary between $15.00 - $25.00 dollars per hour.

Tutor's Name: Tauriainen, Kaci
Address: P.O. Box 7373, Nikiski, Ak 99635
Phone: 252-6675
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Synopsis:

  • I am able to provide instruction and/or tutoring in Social Studies, Math, Reading, Writing, Science, and PE.
  • I will use the specified materials and curriculum that are provided, along supplemental materials and individualized lessons.
  • I will measure the progress of the skills taught by using pre-tests, homework, rubrics, written tests, oral tests, essays, and other evaluations.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours, twice a week, or as often as needed.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Thompson, Vicki
Address: 32277 Echo Lake Road, Soldotna, Ak 99669
Phone: 262-1962, 398-2362
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Synopsis:

  • Pre Algebra.
  • Algebra I.
  • Algebra II.
  • Entry Geometry & Trigonometry.
  • Lessons are 2 hours, twice a week.

Cost: $10 to $20 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Warner, Emily
Address: P.O. Box 1159, Sterling AK, 99622
Phone: 262-6647
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Synopsis:

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra skills/understanding will be measured via oral examination, assigned problems, projects, applying skills and skill based written exams.
  • 1 hour lessons 3 times a week

Cost: $20 per hour.

Math - Seward

Tutor's Name: Chase, Mark
Address: 13670 Oakwood St., Seward, AK 99664
Phone: 224-3261
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Synopsis:

  • Tutor in Math, Spanish, English and tailor program/method to student's needs.
  • Lesson times are flexible.
  • Please contact for more information.

Cost: Varies.

Math - Homer

Tutor's Name: Bigelow, Megan
Business Name: Math
Address: 1311 Lakeshore Drive #4, Homer AK 99603
Phone: 558-6273
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Synopsis:

  • The skill I teach are based on State/District standards for a student's course or grade.
  • I provide instruction on skills needed for students to be successful on HSGQE.
  • I don't utilize one specific program or text.
  • I have a large variety of resources with different activities, projects, worksheets and instruction, to be tailored to an individual students needs.

Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Dunn, Jane
Business Name: Trectors Tutoring
Address: 577581 Eagle Aerie Avenue, Homer AK 99603
Phone: 299-3297
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Synopsis:

  • General tutoring available for all areas of study.
  • Customized attention for individual students' needs, according to developmental level and state standards

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Hamik, Jack
Address: 4002 Kachemak Way, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-2564
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring available for general mathematics, including Algebra I & II, Trigonometry and Geometry.
  • Will teach to classroom standards with connections to professional and career standards.
  • Will teach out of students' texts and texts of my own and material that deals with subject matter and pertinent applications.
  • Mastery of learning techniques.
  • Materials will include those used in classroom, and where appropriate, those used in actual applications, including squares, triangles, dividers, tri-squares, circles, balls, and straight edge.
  • Specialty classroom instructional materials to be supplied by student.
  • Teach advanced calculator.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours long.

Cost: K - 8th, $25 and hour, 9 - 12th, $30 an hour.

Tutor's Name: Holub, Frank
Address: P.O. Box 5064, Nikolaevsk, AK 99556
Phone: 512-965-0623
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Synopsis:

  • Will focus on math on the level requested.
  • Will use textbooks on the specific course, and online resources such as YouTube and Khan Academy.
  • Progress will be determined by scores within assignments and in-class quizzes and tests.
  • Lessons are 1 - 2 hours in length.

Cost: $10.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Kaiser, Janis
Address: 29800 Seward Hwy., Seward, AK 99664
Phone: 288-5677
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Synopsis:

  • Grades 2 - 5: basic math including addition, subtraction, whole numbers, simple fractions, improper/proper/mixed fractions, tables, and graphs.
  • Grade 6: positive and negative numbers, multiplication and division, including fractions with common/uncommon denominators, decimals relation to fractions, measurement.
  • Lessons are 4 hours in length once a week.

Cost: Contact for rates.

Tutor's Name: Kerls, Shanley
Business Name: The Art of Teaching
Address: 40996 Woodman Lane, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-4233
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring for elementary grades (1-5).
  • All subjects.
  • Teach study skills.
  • Test preparation skills.
  • 25 years teaching experience.
  • Affordable and flexible schedule.

Cost: $20 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Lander, Nathan
Address: P.O. Box 3216, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-7206
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Synopsis:

  • Math tutoring.
  • Math Facts, fractions, decimals, reasoning skills, problem solving skills, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus

Cost: $10-$30 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Raymond, Lani
Business Name: Raymond Tutoring
Address: 41640 Gladys Court., Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-9477
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Synopsis:

  • Certified teacher in special education and regular education.
  • Reading / Language Arts K - 10th Grade.
    • Orton - Gillingham Phonics / Reading programs: Seeing Stars, Linda Mood Bell, Saxon Phonics, Susan Barton Reading and Spelling.
    • Reading comprehension and fluency: Soar to Success and REad Naturally.
    • Writing.
  • Math K - 10th Grade.
    • Trained in Math Their Way, Saxon Math, extensive use of manipulative's when appropriate.
  • Main area of expertise is working with dyslexic students.
  • Qualified to give Special Ed assessments.
  • Initial assessment, ongoing assessments for each skill plus cumulative testing and evaluation of student daily work and projects.
  • Lessons are variable.

Cost: Contact for a price.

Tutor's Name: Ridgely, Annie
Business Name: Annie Ridgely's Educational Service
Address: P.O. Box 865, Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-3965
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Synopsis:

  • $25 per hour + tax, 1-4 sessions per week, flexible hours, lessons 1 hour in length.
  • Special education teacher for five years at middle school.
  • Teaching certification: Alaska K-12 Special Education.
  • Highly qualified in area of mathematics.
  • Tutoring in any or all subjects as requested.
  • All age and learning levels.
  • Beginning to intermediate mosaic courses.
  • Call for more information.

Cost: See above.

Instructor's Name: Sargeant-Smith, Marali
Business Name: Sea of Glass Art Gallery
Address: 2750 Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5383
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Synopsis:

  • Reading, English, Math, History, Science, Art, Art History.
  • Reading/Literature - grades 1 - 12.
  • English - grades 1 - 12.
  • Math - grades 1 - 6.
  • History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Science - grades 1 - 6.
  • Art - grades 1 - 12.
  • Art History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Lessons are from 30 minutes to 2 hours in length.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Turner, Camille
Business Name: Camille's Class
Address: PO Box 228, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-6997
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Synopsis:

  • High school Marine Biology.
  • High school Biology & Chemistry.
  • High school Algebra & Geometry.
  • Middle school Chemistry & Biology.
  • Grades K-10 Reading & Math skills.
  • Lessons are 30 to 60 minutes in length, 1 to 4 times per week.

Cost: $30 per hour.

Misc. - Homer

Tutor's Name: Silverman, Annie
Business Name: Howl Inc.
Address: PO Box 3514, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-4695
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Synopsis:

  • Wild Sustainable Summer.
  • This course introduces you to the independence of learing to recognize the abunance of this beautiful, rich area.
  • There are 12 weekly courses, each 4 hours long.
  • For more detailed information please go the the following website: http://www.howlalaska.org

Cost: $45 per lesson.

Multiple - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Daniels, Vicky
Business Name: Vicky's Educational Services
Address: P.O. Box 39614, Ninilchik AK 99639
Phone: 567-4434
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Synopsis:

  • Reading:
    • Phonics instruction, fluency, and comprehension all levels.
    • Writing skills - spelling, grammar, syntax and organizational skills for essay writing, research papers, and creative writing.
    • Methods used: 6 traits plus 1; Excellence in Writing, Sonday.
  • Japanese:
    • Conversational skills.
    • Instruction in katakana and hiragana; basic kanji.
    • Understanding Japanese culture (I am and American but was born and raised in Japan).
  • History, social studies, and geography:
    • Teaching study skills, reading comprehension and test taking strategies; helping to make history come alive.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes to an hour, one or more times per week.

Cost: Once a week: $25 and hour, 2 or more times a week $20 an hour.

Multiple - Homer

Instructor's Name: Smith, Sierra
Address: P.O. Box 1920, Homer AK 99603
Phone: 399-3341
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Synopsis:

  • Individualized lessons including, but not limited to the following:
    • Reading, writing, math, social and emotional skills, social studies, science.
    • K - 12.
  • Spanish and Portuguese also taught.
  • Progress is determined through written assessments, quizzes, documented work, projects, presentations and community involvement.

Cost: $20 for 30 minutes, $30 for 60 minutes.

Music - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Aaronson, Dustin
Business Name: Old Town Music
Address: 507 Frontage, Kenai AK 99611
Phone: 283-3494
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Synopsis:

  • I use the Ernie Ball Method books, insist on singing & strumming rather than just playing.
  • I teach note reading as well as TAB. We will work on Christmas carols in the fall & pop music in the spring.
  • 40 minute lessons (1) per week - 3 to 6 hours practice per week.

Cost: Lessons are $25.

Instructor's Name: Aley, Jeff
Address: 46640 E. Poppy Lane #2, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 398-8931

Synopsis:

  • The beginning guitar course will start the student out with the tools he/she will need to reach their guitar goals.
  • No former guitar experience is needed, only a desire to learn to play.
  • The course will include, but not be limited to, depending on skill and age level;
    • Parts of the guitar.
    • Care of the guitar.
    • How to tune the guitar.
    • Proper playing positions and had posture.
    • Strumming techniques.
    • Chords and chord progressions.
    • Notes on the fret board.
    • Learning to play songs that you have heard before.
  • Lessons are 50 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $35.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Allison, Maria L.
Address: P.O. Box 1764, Kenai, Alaska 99611
Phone: 283-3024

Synopsis:

  • Technical studies - Hanon, Czerny or appropriate level scales, arpeggios.
  • Basic Repertoire - choose 3 works of contrasting styles, depending on student's level.
  • Music Theory appropriate for music studied.
  • Private lesson time - to be decided - possibly 45 to 60 minutes weekly.
  • Student practice should be minimum of 45 to 60 minutes daily except for lesson day.
Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Brigham, Geri
Business Name: Unique Music
Address: P.O. Box 8043, Nikiski, AK 99635
Phone: 776-5723
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Synopsis:

  • Students are evaluated at their weekly lesson to see if their progress is relative to their level of ability.
  • Students are to keep track of their practice time during the week. Some written assignment on theory.
  • Many of the instructional materials I use are from Alfred Publishing.
  • 1/2 hour weekly private lesson. Practice time varies from 2 - 5 hours/weekly depending on level.
Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Countryman, Jessi
Address: P.O. Box 1074, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 395-7277
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Synopsis:

  • Basic music theory and chord structure.
  • Proper playing technique and positioning/fingering.
  • How to read music (bass and treble clef).
  • Develop personal music interpretation and dynamics skills.
  • Curriculum: Alfred's Basic Piano Library.
  • Progress is determined through music and workbooks, including increasing accuracy and ease in completing assigned theory work and song performances.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes in length weekly.

Cost: $15.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Crosby, Seth
Address: P.O. Box 658, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 252-7024
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Synopsis:

  • Suzuki violin method taught.
  • Beginner to intermediate skill sets.
  • Violin literature to Bruch Concerto No. 1.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes to 1 hour weekly.

Cost: $25.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Duncan, Delana
Business Name: Lee Gattenby Music (Kenai Music Lessons)
Address: 161 Farnsworth Boulevard
Phone: 398-6416
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Synopsis:

  • Piano/Guitar/Voice students will learn chording, as well as notation and sight reading.
  • I teach material that helps you understand past & present c/m positions.
  • Guitar students focus more on modern compositions.
  • My curriculum includes a 5 week study on each individual composer.
  • Vocal students are required to bring a water bottle to class.
  • I give a weekly verbal progress report based on my in-class notes.
  • They also will be going through a book or worksheet which makes progress clear.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes to an hour long weekly.

Cost: $30 for 30 minutes and $50 for 1 hour.

Instructor's Name: Elder, Lhia
Business Name:
Address: 324 W. Corral, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-5612

Synopsis:

  • Goal: to read music using piano as main instrument, music theory. Alfreds lessons books.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes once per week, home study preferred.
Cost: $14.00 per half hour.

 Tutor's Name: Floyd, Michele
Business Name: Michele's Music Studio
Address: 4515 Ross Street, Kenai AK, 99611
Phone: 283-1973
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Synopsis:

  • Private piano and private voice lessons, using Alfred's Piano Library or Bastien Publishers.
  • Teach Music Appreciation, Music History I and II, Music Theory I and II, Music Transposition, Music Conducting and General Music.
  • Materials needed will depend on the class, ages of students and goals of parents/students.
  • Students will be required to show proficiency in weekly lessons, group lessons, written work, performance opportunities, and written and oral/verbal tests.
  • Lessons last 30, 45 or 60 minutes, and usually meet one time / week.

Cost: Varies

Instructor's Name: Gattenby, Lee
Business Name: Lee Gattenby Music
Address: 36454 Ravenwood St., Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-5347
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Synopsis:

  • Sight read, College level music theory.
  • Basic through advanced playing techniques. Instruments taught are guitar, bass, percussion and vocals.
  • Progress will be determined by performance, testing, and oral exams.
  • Lesson vary in length and frequency.
Cost: Varies.

Tutor's Name: Gillis, Bridgit
Business Name: Foundations Music School
Address: Peninsula Grace Brethren Church, 44175 K-Beach Road
Phone: 394-1762
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Synopsis:

  • Lessons are 30 - 45 minutes long, once a week. Students will be required to perform an additional 15 minutes per day of practice.
  • Progress will be determined by demonstrated skills verbally and mechanically, as well as observation of the student's proficiency through 8 weeks.

Cost: $125 for 8 classes

Instructor's Name: Gordon, Jeff
Address: P.O. Box 3537, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-4499

Synopsis:

  • Twenty-five years of professional music experience, and fifteen years of instructional experience.
  • Instruction in guitar, trumpet, alto sax, electric bass, banjo, harmonica.
  • Students will learn the proper techniques for playing their instrument, how to read music and concepts of music theory.
  • Materials to be used include the latest, text books from Alfred, Hal Leonard, Mel Bay, Berkeley Press, etc.
  • Private lessons: ½ hour, once a week.
Cost: 17.00 + tax per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Grossman, Emily
Business: Steel String Studio
Address: P.O. Box 489, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-1915
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Synopsis:

  • Violin lessons.
    • All for Strings/Theory.
    • Suzuki.
    • Fiddle Tunes.
    • Ear training.
    • Scales.
    • Kreutzer Etude Studies.
    • Classical Repertoire.
  • Progress will be determined by:
    • Recital performance - 30%.
    • Theory assignments - 30%.
    • Practice log - 40%.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes once a week with 100 minutes a week practice time.
Cost: $20.00 per lesson + tax.

Instructor's Name: Hettinger-Pascucci, Amy
Business: Hearth
Address: 34225 Khamsin St., Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 502-510-2435
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Synopsis:

  • Using a variety of teaching materials, some Waldorf inspired, I work with children to develop their musical skills and appreciation.
  • Subjects taught include piano, singing, songwriting, and basic guitar.
  • Progress is determined by the child's engagement and progress in their musical experience. Children will also have the opportunity to perform/share in community and service recitals.
Cost: $25.00 per 30 minutes, $35.00 per hour.

Instructor's Name: Holper, Rachel
Business: Hoper Piano Co.
Address: 46571 Jo Ave., Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-9690
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Synopsis:

  • I will be teaching the fundamentals, proper technique, basic music theory, and mastery of songs for playing the piano.
  • My preferred piano curriculum is the Alfred's Series.
  • Students range from beginner level 1A to level 3.
  • I supplement with songs from the Bastien and the Faber and Faber series as well as other miscellaneous songs in my personal piano library.
  • Progress will be determined by listening to she songs assigned the previous week. I look at the mastery of notes, as well as an understanding of the musical theory of the song, dynamics, etc.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $15.00 per lesson + tax.

Instructor's Name: Houglum, Tom
Business Name: Houglum Educational Services
Address: 374 Vine St., Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-7578
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Synopsis:

• Piano lessons will be taught on the sanctuary grand piano at Christ Lutheran Church at the “Y” in Soldotna.
• All Beginning to Advanced students are welcome
• Have fun learning all the basics including note reading, rhythms, melodies and chords to more advanced technique and music literature
• Enjoy music through learning how to play the piano, and developing creativity and expression as a musician
• Learn through a variety of piano styles and selections from folk and classical to Christian, rock, jazz and contemporary
• Piano method books for beginning students include the latest from Bastien, Alfred and Faber
• Intermediate/Advanced students will study from collections such as Hanon, Czerny, Burgmuller, Clementi, Bach, Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin to ragtime, jazz and contemporary composers
• Twenty-five+ years of piano teaching experience in the Soldotna area
• Retired KPBSD music teacher from K-Beach Elementary and Soldotna High School
• Master of Music Degree, Western Washington University; Bachelor of Music Degree, Pacific Lutheran University
• Private lessons: ½ hour, once a week

Cost: $20 per half hour lesson weekly.

Instructor's Name: Ireland, Patrice
Business Name: The Teach
Address: Box 1002, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 394-2452
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Synopsis:

  • Beginning Piano courses taught.
  • Materials: Alfred's Piano books for beginners & Theory books.
  • Students will learn music theory and how to play songs on the piano.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about theory and play each song with few mistakes.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $20 per 30 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Kincaid, Linda
Address: 39439 Red Hill St., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 262-9755

Synopsis:

  • I teach Piano, Voice & Flute Lessons.
  • Music theory & technique will be taught.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes in length.
  • 25 years of teaching private music lessons.
Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Marlowe, Diana
Business Name: Sound Expression
Address: 38594 McDowell Rd.; Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 262-9732

Synopsis:

  • Classical Piano - Early beginner to Early Advanced
  • Keyboarding - Early beginning chord/improvisation techniques to intermediate Jazz/Blues/Rock keyboarding.
  • Method/Repertoire - A variety including Alfred, Faber, Piano Celebrations and many hand-picked pieces in diverse styles (classical, jazz, ragtime, blues, gospel, modern)
  • Technique/Theory - Scales, Hanon, Czerny, Burgmuller, Alfred, Berkley, Lee Evans
  • Posture, theory and dynamics are incorporated into every part of the lesson.
  • Music - My students learn to not just read the notes on the page, but to understand them and how they relate to each other; to pay attention to the emotion of the piece. I want them to love music, love to play and to obtain excellence.
  • Performance - Two performance pieces will be learned each year, and two recitals given. Recitals give students the opportunity to become comfortable playing for an audience and also an opportunity to show off what they have learned.
  • Practice - Everyone progresses at a different level, and I will work with all ages and abilities. Progress will be determined by how much time they put into practice. 20 - 45 minutes per day is expected.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes to 45 minutes long depending on level.
Cost: I charge $22.00 per lesson. A $25.00 book fee each year pays for the music/books I will provide. The purchase of a metronome is strongly recommended.

Instructor's Name: Mayer, Garrett
Address: 36243 Schultz St., Soldotna, AK 99669
Business Name: Royal Pavilion Studios
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Phone: 953-2282

Synopsis:

  • Musical instructions including, music theory, composition and technique realized on instruments including, drums, bass, piano, guitar, orchestral percussion and mandolin.
  • Methods include curriculum approved and taught by Berklee College of Music.
  • Progress is determined by weekly lessons evaluating progress and annual recitals.
  • Lessons are 30 or 60 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $20 for 30 minutes and $35 for 60 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Moore, Jeff
Address: Soldotna
Phone: 262-8484
Business Name: Allegro Studios
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Synopsis:

  • Student will learn basic skills of piano technique, music theory, music reading and musicianship.
  • Instruction will be tailored to student's present knowledge and ability, and through an ongoing application of supportive & corrective techniques as required during the one on one lessons.
  • Various printed music & method books will used.
  • Aural evaluations will be made on a weekly basis, and adjustments made as needed.
  • Lessons are 1/2 hour once a week.
Cost: $17.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
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Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Instructor's Name: Nill, Mellisa
Address: PO Box 1226, Sterling, AK 99672
Business Name: Smith Road Strings
Phone: 260-8055
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Synopsis:

  • Located 3 miles from Soldotna.
  • Skills taught include music theory, proper posture for instrument and tonal quality.
  • Instruments taught are violin, and viola.
  • Material used are Essential Elements 2000 for method and Suzuki for repertoire.
  • Progress is determined by mastery of material.
  • One 30 minute lesson per week with 3 hours practice time per week.
Cost: $19.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Nye, RaeAnn
Address: 328 W. Beluga, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-3799
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Synopsis:

  • Skills: Posture training; embouchure training; finger positioning; breathing techniques; scales; reading sheet music; metronome and rhythm skills.
  • Materials: Fingering chart; scale books; skills study books; progressive study books; concert pieces.
  • I will use each one of our lesson times to asses the progress of my students. By hearing the students play each assigned piece I can determine if they are practicing at home for our lessons and also which areas of study they are having difficulty with.
  • Lessons are 30 to 45 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $15.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Oliva, Anitia
Business Name: Anita's Piano & Voice
Address: 44395 Rhines Rd., Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-2841
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Synopsis:

  • Piano - John Schaum Pre-A on up curriculum & separate pieces.
  • Voice - Breathing, posture, training ear to hear, learning to read music, preparing songs, choosing songs, memorization, performance, etc.
  • Homework - write & recognize musical signs, practice scales, timing & prepare pieces.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week, with 2 to 3 hours of practice a week.
Cost: Lessons are $18.00 each.

Instructor's Name: Pherson, Joy
Address: 19168 Sterling Hwy., Ninilchik, AK 99639
Phone: 567-3200
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Synopsis:

  • I will be mainly using the John Thompson Modern Piano Course books in teaching piano to the students.
  • I will use other resources of materials (my own and Alfred's Basic Piano Library) to enhance the students' learning in areas that they need more instruction in.
  • My desire is that they correctly learn theory as well as fingering and expression so that music will not be mechanical artistic when played.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes once a week.
Cost: $15.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Pilatti, Rosemary
Address: 49640 Baun Drive, Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 776-8916

Synopsis:

  • Private voice and instrument lessons.
  • Lessons will be taught at my home off Holt-Lamplight Road in Nikiski.
  • A variety of resources will be used including:
    • Yamaha, Best in Class, Accent on Achievement for wind and percussion instruments.
    • Jerry Shyder for guitar.
    • Select compositions, exercises for voice.
  • Ear training and written theory will be offered to all students, adult and youth.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week.
Cost: Lessons are $25.00 per 30 minute session.

Instructor's Name: Rafton, Tomoka
Address: 116 Sierra Heights St., Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone:420-0517, 310-4836
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Synopsis:

  • I will consult each student's goals and desires carefully to create an individualized lesson plan and course of study that fit best each student's needs. At the lessons, we will work on:
    • Accurate and flexible flute techniques.
    • Development of a beautiful and rich real flute sound.
    • Relaxed and correct breathing method.
    • Correction any problem with a body posture and embouchure.
    • Controlled and effective vibrato.
    • Effective use of musical mind set and musical body.
    • Learning effective practice strategies with maximized productivity.
    • Ear training / controlling intonations.
    • Sight reading training using Solfege (Solfa) methods.
    • Music theories from basic to graduate university course level.
    • Learning aesthetical interpretation of different styles of music.
    • Band / orchestra / piccolo study.
Cost: $30 per 30 + tax, $45 per 45 minutes + tax.

Instructor's Name: Ramponi, Bob / Studio R
Address: 36685 Moser Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 394-6145
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Synopsis:

  • Instructor has 15 years experience in public education; 25 years professional performance experience.
  • Guitar, piano instruction; music theory.
Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Schmidt, David
Address: P.O. Soldotna Middle School, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 398-7370, 262-7892
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Synopsis:

  • Curriculum development along with traditional methods of instrumental instruction with practice and progress.
  • Checks every 4 weeks.
  • Traditional instrument curriculum KPBSD.
  • Lessons and Practice 45 min to 1 hour.
Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Severson, Donica
Business Name: Piano Lessons by Donica
Address: 33150 Baylor Street, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-0477
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Synopsis:

  • I teach scales, sigh treading, theory and performance.
  • Progress will be determined by how well they perform throughout the weeks.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes once a week.
Cost: Lessons are $10 per 30 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Syvrud, Karen
Business Name: Karens Studio
Address: 39959 Sky Court, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-3357
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Synopsis:

  • I primarily use the Bastien Series, and the Alfred's Basic.
  • Each level presents its own progressions.
  • The students progress is measured in development as they advance in the series and on a performance basis.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes once a week.
Cost: Lessons are $15 per 30 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Tubman, Mitchell
Address: 4105 Turnagain Blvd East., Anchorage, Ak., 99516
Phone: 248-7666
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Synopsis:

  • Through a series of vocal excesses, method and technique, the student will become a stronger, higher and lower singer, with more agility and stamina, getting them ready for a professional career. I also teach performance, because it's not good enough to just stand there with a good voice, you have enhance what your 're singing about. We use regular CD's for learning the songs, then, when ready, we go to karaoke CD's to let the student hear themselves.
  • Each week the student will come back and show me what they have learned. If I think they're ready, they move on to the next step, whether it be exercises or songs. There is also a restaurant here, called Fiori D'Italia where my students perform every Tuesday, from 7 pm to 9 pm where they can loose the nervousness and gain experience.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, every other week.

Cost: $25.00 per lesson.

Music - Seward

Instructor's Name: Leaders, Kindra & Dakota
Business Name: Leaders Music
Address: 41266 Seward Hwy, Seward Ak 99664
Phone: 288-5051
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Synopsis:

  • Basic /intermediate/advanced drum principals and techniques.
  • We use the complete idiots guide to drumming.
  • We will use a metronome and students will need a set of drumsticks (prefer 5a).
  • Lessons are 30 minutes to an hour, once a week.

Cost: Cost: $15.00 for 30 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Rorabaugh, Cindy
Address: PO Box 656, Seward, AK 99664
Phone: 224-7227
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Synopsis:

  • I teach the Alfred Piano Course augmented with supplementary materials from Fisher/Faber.
  • Progress is determined by 2 recitals per year.
  • Alfred's theory provides written measurements of skills.
  • Lesson are 30 minutes in length, once a week.
  • Practice is desired to be 30 minutes a day.

Cost: $18.00 per week.

Music - Homer

Instructor's Name: Beachy, Kathy
Address: 58007 Icy Bay Drive, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6659, 299-2774
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Synopsis:

  • I teach piano lessons.
  • I use "Alfred's Basic Piano Library: fundamentals of reading & playing music".
  • I measure progress by the mastery of pieces assigned weekly.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week, with 30 minutes a day practice time.
Cost: $15.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Comfort, Carol
Address: 40055 Sterling Hwy., Anchor Point, Alaska 99556
Phone: 235-8916
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Synopsis:

  • I am a Suzuki piano teacher and teach music classes and piano lessons beginning with preschoolers.
  • I use the Suzuki methodology, which primarily reinforces good musicality, a strong technical foundation and a sensitivity to the music. Suzuki Vol. I, Faber and Faber note reading.
  • Lessons are 30 or 45 minutes per lesson.
Cost: $28 per 30 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Daniels, Joanne
Address: P.O. Box 39482, Ninilchik, Ak 99639
Phone: 567-3225
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Synopsis:

  • I teach Youth Choir.
  • Items taught include: vocal warm ups / exercises, note recognition, ear training, proper voice use, sight reading, music appreciation / history.
  • Materials are purchased from sheetmusic.com and Heart publications.
  • I will evaluate students individually, and as a group.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Dubeau, Steve
Business Name: Learn to Play
Address: 4210 Bartlett, Homer AK, 99603
Phone: 541-690-7530
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Synopsis:

  • Music Theory and Ear Training.
  • Use of guitar, piano, bass, drums, and violin.
  • Private instruction, group instruction and performance (working as a group).
  • Students tested weekly.
  • 1 Hours sessions once a week

Cost: $140.00 / month

Instructor's Name: Fenger, Eric
Address: PO Box 2340, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-4877
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Synopsis:

  • Technique: How to hold hands and fingers, note names and positions, all major and minor scales, finger exercises.
  • Sight Reading: Learning to play by sight recognition, melodies from printed music, also chords and harmonic textures.
  • Weekly lessons are accompanied by a personalized list of activities which are practiced through the week and assessed at each lesson.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length.

Cost: $40.00 per hour + tax ($3).

Instructor's Name: Glasgow, Lindianne
Address: 3059 Kachemak Drive, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-3603
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Synopsis:

  • Violin, viola, piano, guitar, songwriting, music theory, and composition taught.
  • Students choose from folk, classical, celtic, jazz, rock, country, and gospel.
  • Professional standard is perfection of tone, rhythm, readiness to perform publicly, phrasing, and overcoming nervous fears.
  • Advanced repertoire varies.
  • Beginning piano students use Fletcher Piano Books; violin students use Suzuki Books or Mel Bay You Can Teach Yourself to Fiddle; guitar students use The Right Stuff for Guitar, and Rise Up Singing Songbook. Theory texts vary.
  • Lessons are 30 or 1 hour in length weekly.

Cost: $60.00 per hour.

Instructor's Name: Griffin, Ann
Address: 3101 Kachemak Drive, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5453

Synopsis:

  • 20 years of experience.
  • Instrument and theory instruction.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Oliver, Lucius
Business Name: Lucious Oliver Drum Lessons
Address: 347 Danview, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-7056
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Synopsis:

  • Graduate of University of Minnesota, Duluth, Nov. 1985. Major: Music.
  • Over 20 years teaching experience.
  • Experienced cruise ship orchestra/big band drummer.
  • Beginning, intermediate, and advanced drums.
  • Reading of drum set charts, accurate steady tempo.
  • All musical styles: Concert band, Rock, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Brazilian, Reggae.
  • Students welcomed to bring sheet music from any styles of interest to them.
  • Progress will be based upon accurate performance of written music in drum books. Also improv will be taught based on knowledge of styles.
  • Lessons are 40 minutes, once a week for 10 years old or older. $40.00 per lesson.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week for up to 9 years old. $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Perry, Daniel
Address: PO Box 572, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-3818
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Synopsis:

  • Violin instruction for outright beginners to advanced players seeking professional careers, ages 4 and up.
  • Correct body posture, breathing, movement, note reading, ear training, rhythmic training, interpretation, chamber music, performance training.
  • Teaching methods are traditional European but include the use of new material with associated CD's.
  • Standard classical repertoire is studied along with an introduction to fiddling and jazz.
  • Progress is determined by the student's ability to play scales, exercises, and pieces by reading music and also by memory with precision, good tone and musicality will determine the progress at appropriate intervals.

Cost: $60.00 per hour, $45.00 per 45 minutes, $30.00 per 30 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Pietsch, Joel
Address: 3691 Ben Walters Lane, Suite 2, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6705
Business Name: Harbor School of Music
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Synopsis:

  • Beginning piano students: Motivating curriculum provides beginning students (ages 7 through 12) with fundamental skills, enabling a lifetime of achievement at the piano. Our innovative and comprehensive program combines private instruction and group classes with computer learning sessions. Students learn note reading, fundamental playing technique, essential theory concepts, and more.
  • Advanced piano students: Variety of piano works/studies covered provide a forum for continued advancement. Concepts and techniques addressed are designed to apply technique as a means of expression.
  • Progress evaluated through continuous evaluation and bi-annual recital opportunities.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes.
Cost: Call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Pietsch, Tia S.
Address: 3691 Ben Walters Lane, Suite 2, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6705
Business Name: Harbor School of Music
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Synopsis:

  • Beginning students: Motivating curriculum provides beginning students (ages 7 through 12) with fundamental skills, enabling a lifetime of achievement at the violin. Our innovative and comprehensive program combines private instruction and group classes with computer learning sessions. Students learn note reading, fundamental playing technique, essential theory concepts, and more.
  • Advanced students: Variety of violin works/studies covered provide a forum for continued advancement. Concepts and techniques addressed are designed to apply technique as a means of expression.
  • Progress evaluated through continuous evaluation and bi-annual recital opportunities.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes.

Cost: Call for more information

Instructor's Name: Sinnhuber, Gary
Address: P.O. Box 1657, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-7352
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Synopsis:

  • Will teach mastery of single and double stroke rolls, short rolls, various rhythms.
    Drum rudiments.
  • Will use Rubank Elementary Drum Method.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week, with 2 1//2 to 3 hours practice a week.

Cost: $18.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Smith, Julie A.
Address: P.O. Box 899, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-1044
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Synopsis:

  • Harp lessons taught.
  • Each lesson is broken into sections:
    • Technique.
    • Sight reading.
    • Repertoire.
    • Performance.
  • My methodology is an evolution of my own personal study & a method I am presently developing.
  • Estimated total hours 128, lessons are from 30 minutes to 1 hour, practice varies from 30 minutes to 1 hour based on level of experience.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Williams, Lorraine
Business Name: Piano Pants
Address: Calvary Chapel Pioneer Avenue, Homer 99603
Phone: 235-7497

Synopsis:

  • Teaching scales and chords.
  • Instruction in classical music.
  • Instruction in jazz.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Window, Carolyn
Business Name: C. Major
Address: P.O. Box 5, Anchor Point, AK 99556
Phone: 235-7923

Synopsis:

  • Weekly lessons include proficiency in technique, musical expression, versatility in style and foreign language pronunciation.
  • Evaluation of performance will be done in recitals and in community concerts.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Reading - Central Peninsula

Instructor’s Name: Tomaso, David
Business Address: David Tomaso Tutoring
Address: PO Box 812, Kasilof, AK 99610
Phone: 260-6947
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Synopsis:

  • Phonetics/Pronunciation.
  • Basic vocabulary (greetings, etc.).
  • Grammar: sentence structure.
  • Verb conjugation and usage.
  • Basic conversation.
  • Writing French for vocabulary and spelling recognition.
  • Reading elementary French sentences.
  • Materials used will be basic 1st year French texts, children's books in French, vocabulary and gram mare drill books in French, and films.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $25.00 per hour.

Instructor's Name: East, Kathy
Business Name: Kathy's Custom Tutoring
Address: 1610 Silver Pines Rd., Kenai AK 99611
Phone: 395-7268
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Synopsis:

  • Math: K through Calculus. Will work with student's curriculum or I can provide materials.
  • Science: Chemistry & Physics.
  • Reading: Any level.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length as many times as needed.

Cost: $25.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Gibson, Catherine
Business Name: Gibson Consulting
Address: 32930 Fair Game St., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 260-3486
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Synopsis:

  • As a tutor, I would be reinforcing skills taught from school instruction while implementing new strategies for success.
  • My area of expertise is Language Arts, which includes Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary building, Literature, and Writing.
  • In the area of Reading I would emphasize the building of reading fluency, decoding, pronunciation, and comprehension from emergent levels to high school. I teach K-12 in all subjects.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes minimum twice a week.

Cost: 30.00 per lesson. Available from 2pm - 6pm.

Tutor's Name: Hansen, Patsy
Business Name: Brown Bear Tutoring
Address: Box 632, Sterling, Ak. 99672
Phone: 394-1909
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Synopsis:

  • Pre reading, reading, writing, spelling, all related skills and practices using phonetic approach.
  • Sonday system learning plan, Kendall spelling.
  • Progress is determined by checking for knowledge, mastery checks, and daily notes.
  • Lessons are 30 to 60 minutes, as needed.

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Ireland, Patrice G.
Business Name: The Teach
Address: Box 1002, Soldotna, Ak. 99669
Phone: 394-2452
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Synopsis:

  • In whatever subject the student is lacking, I will assess where the student is and work from there.
  • Use a variety of methods and materials, according to the students learning style and needs. Periodically, the student will be assessed, either verbally or in written form to see if skills or concepts have been learned.

Cost: $50.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: McCune, Emma
Business Name: Edgemere Services
Address: 52895 Lisburne Ave., Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 776-5614
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Synopsis:

  • Geography: Map skills, important people and places for 4th grade U.S. history & geography.
  • Writing: Using 6 + 1 Traits for grade 4.
  • Progress is determined by daily assessments, progress tests and written assignments and map skills.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes daily.

Cost: $10.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
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Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Tutor's Name: Olson, Katie
Business Name: The Learning Tree Montessori
Address: 35870 Poppy Ridge Road, Soldotna, AK, 99669
Phone: 260-3131
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Synopsis:

  • Reading tutoring.
  • Utilization of individualized Montessori materials and coaching skills that help scaffold comprehension and confidence.
  • Use of pre-assessment, running records and ending assessment to gauge student growth, Elementary & Middle school math.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length and administered as needed.

Cost: $36.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Raymond, Lani
Business Name: Raymond Tutoring
Address: 41640 Gladys Court., Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-9477
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Synopsis:

  • Certified teacher in special education and regular education.
  • Reading / Language Arts K - 10th Grade.
    • Orton - Gillingham Phonics / Reading programs: Seeing Stars, Linda Mood Bell, Saxon Phonics, Susan Barton Reading and Spelling.
    • Reading comprehension and fluency: Soar to Success and REad Naturally.
    • Writing.
  • Math K - 10th Grade.
    • Trained in Math Their Way, Saxon Math, extensive use of manipulative's when appropriate.
  • Main area of expertise is working with dyslexic students.
  • Qualified to give Special Ed assessments.
  • Initial assessment, ongoing assessments for each skill plus cumulative testing and evaluation of student daily work and projects.
  • Lessons are variable.

Cost: Contact for a price.

Tutor's Name: Strecker, Lyla J.
Business Name: LJS Tutoring Service
Address: 1411 Courtney Dr Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-6580
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring/ instruction is offered in natural sciences, social studies, home economics, reading, and mathematics up to algebra.
  • Materials include those offered by student's parent, along with supplemental materials as deemed necessary.
  • Lessons are available 1-3 times per week.

Cost: Lessons vary between $15.00 - $25.00 dollars per hour.

Tutor's Name: Tauriainen, Kaci
Address: P.O. Box 7373, Nikiski, Ak 99635
Phone: 252-6675
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Synopsis:

  • I am able to provide instruction and/or tutoring in Social Studies, Math, Reading, Writing, Science, and PE.
  • I will use the specified materials and curriculum that are provided, along supplemental materials and individualized lessons.
  • I will measure the progress of the skills taught by using pre-tests, homework, rubrics, written tests, oral tests, essays, and other evaluations.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours, twice a week, or as often as needed.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Reading - Homer

Tutor's Name: Bedingfield, Cindy
Business Name: Educational Tutoring Service
Address: P.O. Box 2260, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-0552
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Synopsis:

  • History, Government, English, Reading, Literature.
  • Spanish I and Russian I.
  • Basic science.
  • Social Studies.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length and meet one to three times a week.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Dunn, Jane
Business Name: Trectors Tutoring
Address: 577581 Eagle Aerie Avenue, Homer AK 99603
Phone: 299-3297
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Synopsis:

  • General tutoring available for all areas of study.
  • Customized attention for individual students' needs, according to developmental level and state standards

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Kerls, Shanley
Business Name: The Art of Teaching
Address: 40996 Woodman Lane, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-4233
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring for elementary grades (1-5).
  • All subjects.
  • Teach study skills.
  • Test preparation skills.
  • 25 years teaching experience.
  • Affordable and flexible schedule.

Cost: $20 per hour.

Tutor's Name: McShane, Steve & Tami
Business Name: Skyline Reading & Writing
Address: P.O.Box 1548, Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-1333
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Synopsis:

  • Reading: Linda-Mood-Bell reading program. We do a comprehensive diagnostic testing.
    • Phonetic awareness.
    • Word attack skills.
    • Tracking skills.
    • Sight words.
    • Spelling strategies.
    • Visualizing and verbalizing for comprehension.
    • Fluency strategies.
  • Writing: Teach 1st Step Writing.
    • Procedure.
    • REports.
    • Exposition.
    • Narrative.
    • Explanation.
    • Recounts.
  • Lessons are 1.5 hours, 3-4 times a week.

Cost: $40.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Murdock, Karen
Business Name: Fritz Creek Educational Services
Address: P.O. Box 1622, Homer, Ak., 99603
Phone: 235-7016
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Synopsis:

  • Remedial reading - for students with special needs and general educational students K - 6.
  • Instructional materials based on individual assessment and needs.
  • Progress monitoring on a monthly basis.
  • Lessons are 30 to 60 minutes in length as needed.

Cost: $25.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Ridgely, Annie
Business Name: Annie Ridgely's Educational Service
Address: P.O. Box 865, Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-3965
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Synopsis:

  • $25 per hour + tax, 1-4 sessions per week, flexible hours, lessons 1 hour in length.
  • Special education teacher for five years at middle school.
  • Teaching certification: Alaska K-12 Special Education.
  • Highly qualified in area of mathematics.
  • Tutoring in any or all subjects as requested.
  • All age and learning levels.
  • Beginning to intermediate mosaic courses.
  • Call for more information.

Cost: See above.

Instructor's Name: Sargeant-Smith, Marali
Business Name: Sea of Glass Art Gallery
Address: 2750 Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5383
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • Reading, English, Math, History, Science, Art, Art History.
  • Reading/Literature - grades 1 - 12.
  • English - grades 1 - 12.
  • Math - grades 1 - 6.
  • History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Science - grades 1 - 6.
  • Art - grades 1 - 12.
  • Art History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Lessons are from 30 minutes to 2 hours in length.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Turner, Camille
Business Name: Camille's Class
Address: PO Box 228, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-6997
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Synopsis:

  • High school Marine Biology.
  • High school Biology & Chemistry.
  • High school Algebra & Geometry.
  • Middle school Chemistry & Biology.
  • Grades K-10 Reading & Math skills.
  • Lessons are 30 to 60 minutes in length, 1 to 4 times per week.

Cost: $30 per hour.

Technology - Central Peninsula

Tutor's Name: Challenger Learning Center
Business Name: Challenger Learning Center
Address: 9711 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-2000
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Synopsis:

  • KPBSD Grade Level Expectations for grades K-8 in Science, Technology and Math.
  • Methodology is hands on, inquiry based STEM instruction.
  • Lesson materials are adapted from or aligned with NASA, Project Wild, and other proven state, national and online curricula.
  • Students are given a pre-assessment at the beginning of a unit. At the conclusion, students are given the same questions as a post-assessment and the number of correct answers compared.
  • Assignments completed in class are reviewed for accuracy and discussed with the student.
  • A homework/family activity is assigned each week to compliment the lesson plan. These are returned and discussed the following week.
  • Lessons vary in length, and times per week.

Cost: Varies.

Instructor’s Name: Hatch, William A.
Business Name: Hatch Education
Address: P.O. Box 2305, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-5122
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Synopsis:

  • Class is named Video Story Telling.
  • Skills taught are:
    • Script writing and editing.
    • Organization of visual material (acquiring, evaluating, editing, etc.).
    • Synthesizing visual, audio and written information.
    • Video editing.
    • Utilization of the program Vegas Movie Studio.
    • Three projects will produced which will demonstrate mastery of video production techniques and related writing, organizational and visual literacy skills.
  • Lessons are 2 hours once a week.
Cost: Total cost is $360.00
 

Science - Central Peninsula

Tutor's Name: Challenger Learning Center
Business Name: Challenger Learning Center
Address: 9711 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-2000
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Synopsis:

  • KPBSD Grade Level Expectations for grades K-8 in Science, Technology and Math.
  • Methodology is hands on, inquiry based STEM instruction.
  • Lesson materials are adapted from or aligned with NASA, Project Wild, and other proven state, national and online curricula.
  • Students are given a pre-assessment at the beginning of a unit. At the conclusion, students are given the same questions as a post-assessment and the number of correct answers compared.
  • Assignments completed in class are reviewed for accuracy and discussed with the student.
  • A homework/family activity is assigned each week to compliment the lesson plan. These are returned and discussed the following week.
  • Lessons vary in length, and times per week.

Cost: Varies.

Instructor's Name: East, Kathy
Business Name: Kathy's Custom Tutoring
Address: 1610 Silver Pines Rd., Kenai AK 99611
Phone: 395-7268
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Synopsis:

  • Math: K through Calculus. Will work with student's curriculum or I can provide materials.
  • Science: Chemistry & Physics.
  • Reading: Any level.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length as many times as needed.

Cost: $25.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Gibson, Catherine
Business Name: Gibson Consulting
Address: 32930 Fair Game St., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 260-3486
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Synopsis:

  • As a tutor, I would be reinforcing skills taught from school instruction while implementing new strategies for success.
  • My area of expertise is Language Arts, which includes Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary building, Literature, and Writing.
  • In the area of Reading I would emphasize the building of reading fluency, decoding, pronunciation, and comprehension from emergent levels to high school. I teach K-12 in all subjects.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes minimum twice a week.

Cost: 30.00 per lesson. Available from 2PM - 6PM.

Tutor's Name: Ireland, Patrice G.
Business Name: The Teach
Address: Box 1002, Soldotna, Ak. 99669
Phone: 394-2452
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Synopsis:

  • In whatever subject the student is lacking, I will assess where the student is and work from there.
  • Use a variety of methods and materials, according to the students learning style and needs. Periodically, the student will be assessed, either verbally or in written form to see if skills or concepts have been learned.

Cost: $50.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Tutor's Name: Strecker, Lyla J.
Business Name: LJS Tutoring Service
Address: 1411 Courtney Dr Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-6580
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring/ instruction is offered in natural sciences, social studies, home economics, reading, and mathematics up to algebra.
  • Materials include those offered by student's parent, along with supplemental materials as deemed necessary.
  • Lessons are available 1-3 times per week.

Cost: Lessons vary between $15.00 - $25.00 dollars per hour.

Tutor's Name: Tauriainen, Kaci
Address: P.O. Box 7373, Nikiski, Ak 99635
Phone: 252-6675
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Synopsis:

  • I am able to provide instruction and/or tutoring in Social Studies, Math, Reading, Writing, Science, and PE.
  • I will use the specified materials and curriculum that are provided, along supplemental materials and individualized lessons.
  • I will measure the progress of the skills taught by using pre-tests, homework, rubrics, written tests, oral tests, essays, and other evaluations.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours, twice a week, or as often as needed.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Science - Homer

Instructor's Name: Dolma, Brenda K.
Business Name: Seastar Educational Services
Address: 4276 Shirley Ct., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6517
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Synopsis:

  • Certified teacher in Biology and Home Economics.
  • Individualized science instruction that aligns with state standards and grade level expectations.
  • Regular assessment using a variety of methodologies.
  • Progress is determined by a variety of assessment techniques used to measure student progress relevant to the objectives studied.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours weekly.

Cost: Lessons are $30.00 per hour.

Instructor's Name: Dunn, Jane
Business Name: Trectors Tutoring
Address: 577581 Eagle Aerie Avenue, Homer AK 99603
Phone: 299-3297
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Synopsis:

  • General tutoring available for all areas of study.
  • Customized attention for individual students' needs, according to developmental level and state standards

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Kee, Jon
Address: 39068 Whitney Street, Anchor Point AK, 99556
Phone: 299-2617
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Synopsis:

  • Typically work with an agreed upon program chosen by the student, parents, and student's advisor.
  • I will review assignments and/or discussed goals to ensure students are completing them.
  • I will judge competency by having students explain concepts to demonstrate that they understand them.
  • Lessons typically last 1 - 1.5 hours, 1 day a week.

Cost: Varies

Tutor's Name: Kerls, Shanley
Business Name: The Art of Teaching
Address: 40996 Woodman Lane, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-4233
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Synopsis:

  • Tutoring for elementary grades (1-5).
  • All subjects.
  • Teach study skills.
  • Test preparation skills.
  • 25 years teaching experience.
  • Affordable and flexible schedule.

Cost: $20 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Tutor's Name: Ridgely, Annie
Business Name: Annie Ridgely's Educational Service
Address: P.O. Box 865, Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-3965
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • $25 per hour + tax, 1-4 sessions per week, flexible hours, lessons 1 hour in length.
  • Special education teacher for five years at middle school.
  • Teaching certification: Alaska K-12 Special Education.
  • Highly qualified in area of mathematics.
  • Tutoring in any or all subjects as requested.
  • All age and learning levels.
  • Beginning to intermediate mosaic courses.
  • Call for more information.

Cost: See above.

Instructor's Name: Sargeant-Smith, Marali
Business Name: Sea of Glass Art Gallery
Address: 2750 Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5383
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • Reading, English, Math, History, Science, Art, Art History.
  • Reading/Literature - grades 1 - 12.
  • English - grades 1 - 12.
  • Math - grades 1 - 6.
  • History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Science - grades 1 - 6.
  • Art - grades 1 - 12.
  • Art History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Lessons are from 30 minutes to 2 hours in length.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Turner, Camille
Business Name: Camille's Class
Address: PO Box 228, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-6997
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • High school Marine Biology.
  • High school Biology & Chemistry.
  • High school Algebra & Geometry.
  • Middle school Chemistry & Biology.
  • Grades K-10 Reading & Math skills.
  • Lessons are 30 to 60 minutes in length, 1 to 4 times per week.

Cost: $30 per hour.

Social Studies Central Peninsula

Tutor's Name: Gibson, Catherine
Business Name: Gibson Consulting
Address: 32930 Fair Game St., Sterling, AK 99672
Phone: 260-3486
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • As a tutor, I would be reinforcing skills taught from school instruction while implementing new strategies for success.
  • My area of expertise is Language Arts, which includes Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary building, Literature, and Writing.
  • In the area of Reading I would emphasize the building of reading fluency, decoding, pronunciation, and comprehension from emergent levels to high school. I teach K-12 in all subjects.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes minimum twice a week.

Cost: 30.00 per lesson. Available from 2pm - 6pm.

Tutor's Name: Ireland, Patrice G.
Business Name: The Teach
Address: Box 1002, Soldotna, Ak. 99669
Phone: 394-2452
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • In whatever subject the student is lacking, I will assess where the student is and work from there.
  • Use a variety of methods and materials, according to the students learning style and needs. Periodically, the student will be assessed, either verbally or in written form to see if skills or concepts have been learned.

Cost: $50.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: McCune, Emma
Business Name: Edgemere Services
Address: 52895 Lisburne Ave., Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 776-5614
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Synopsis:

  • Geography: Map skills, important people and places for 4th grade U.S. history & geography.
  • Writing: Using 6 + 1 Traits for grade 4.
  • Progress is determined by daily assessments, progress tests and written assignments and map skills.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes daily.

Cost: $10.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Tutor's Name: Strecker, Lyla J.
Business Name: LJS Tutoring Service
Address: 1411 Courtney Dr Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 252-6580
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • Tutoring/ instruction is offered in natural sciences, social studies, home economics, reading, and mathematics up to algebra.
  • Materials include those offered by student's parent, along with supplemental materials as deemed necessary.
  • Lessons are available 1-3 times per week.

Cost: Lessons vary between 15.00 - 25.00 dollars per hour.

Tutor's Name: Tauriainen, Kaci
Address: P.O. Box 7373, Nikiski, Ak 99635
Phone: 252-6675
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • I am able to provide instruction and/or tutoring in Social Studies, Math, Reading, Writing, Science, and PE.
  • I will use the specified materials and curriculum that are provided, along supplemental materials and individualized lessons.
  • I will measure the progress of the skills taught by using pre-tests, homework, rubrics, written tests, oral tests, essays, and other evaluations.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours, twice a week, or as often as needed.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Social Studies - Seward

Instructor's Name: Schrock, Tylan
Address: P.O. Box 2814, Seward, AK 99664
Phone:(907) 382-5929     
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Instructional experience and length of time in this field; 2 ½ years teaching Omnibus program,
10 years teaching at the adult level.

Synopsis: Omnibus History & Literature Courses

Skills to be taught:

  • To understand the historical context of major time periods in history form ancient to the modern.
  • To use works of literature, including a study of the authors, as a means for understanding the history of a given time period.
  • To appreciate great works of literature from major time periods by understanding the literary value, historical context and significance, and impact on western culture and thought.
  • The ability to: comprehend macro-level themes and concepts within a work of literature and world views of historical context; use comparative analysis with major themes and concepts amongst and within assigned texts; synthesize and organize themes and concepts into meaningful discussions and essay topics; understand the importance of the major works assigned to the canon of western literature.
  • Individual courses include:
    • Omnibus I - Ancient World History I / Ancient Literature I.
    • Omnibus II - Medieval History I / Medieval and Reformational Literature I.
    • Omnibus III - Modern US and British History I / Modern US and British Literature I.
  • Evaluation will be based on class discussion and participation. Written short answers to determine comprehension and understanding of a text, its historical context, and its macro level importance and impact.
  • Lessons are 2.5 hours a week.

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Social Studies - Homer

Tutor's Name: Bedingfield, Cindy
Business Name: Educational Tutoring Service
Address: P.O. Box 2260, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-0552
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Synopsis:

  • History, Government, English, Reading, Literature.
  • Spanish I and Russian I.
  • Basic science.
  • Social Studies.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length and meet one to three times a week.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Carlson, Bileen
Business Name: Greenfield Global University
Address: P.O. Box 251, Anchor Point AK, 99556
Phone: 399-1674
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Synopsis:

  • Humanity Courses
  • Emphasis on student-led, project-based learning.
  • Standards to align with Common Core, Alaskan Cultural, District, State and National Organizations.
  • Skills to align with Tony Wagner's Seven Skills for Student Success.
  • Lessons last 2 hours and meet weekly.

Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Dunn, Jane
Business Name: Trectors Tutoring
Address: 577581 Eagle Aerie Avenue, Homer AK 99603
Phone: 299-3297
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • General tutoring available for all areas of study.
  • Customized attention for individual students' needs, according to developmental level and state standards

Cost: $30.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Jackinsky, Jordan
Address: P.O. Box 2332, Homer
Phone: 399-0061
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Synopsis:

  • Social Studies and Grammar tutoring for grades 3-6
  • Studies include World History, maps and geography, Alaskan and U.S. history, how the U.S. Government works, Alaska's native cultural politics and history.
  • Focus on GLE standards.
  • Meet weekly for 2 hour lessons.
  • Classroom participation will be evaluated by written homework tailored to the student's abilities.

Cost: $20 / 2 hour lesson

Tutor's Name: Kerls, Shanley
Business Name: The Art of Teaching
Address: 40996 Woodman Lane, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-4233
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • Tutoring for elementary grades (1-5).
  • All subjects.
  • Teach study skills.
  • Test preparation skills.
  • 25 years teaching experience.
  • Affordable and flexible schedule.

Cost: $20 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Nelson, Kerri
Business Name: The Study
Address: Box 4655, Soldotna, Ak., 99669
Phone: 262-6227
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: The Study

Synopsis:

  • I will teach various concepts in a variety of subjects.
  • My business is all inclusive teaching and offering reading, math, writing as well as piano.
  • The Study offers educational workshops, private tutoring for all age levels, SAT, ACT and HSGQE prep classes, art and piano.
  • Please visit us on our website listed above.

Cost: $50.00 an hour, or $500.00 for the workshop.

Tutor's Name: Ridgely, Annie
Business Name: Annie Ridgely's Educational Service
Address: P.O. Box 865, Homer, Ak 99603
Phone: 235-3965
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • $25 per hour + tax, 1-4 sessions per week, flexible hours, lessons 1 hour in length.
  • Special education teacher for five years at middle school.
  • Teaching certification: Alaska K-12 Special Education.
  • Highly qualified in area of mathematics.
  • Tutoring in any or all subjects as requested.
  • All age and learning levels.
  • Beginning to intermediate mosaic courses.
  • Call for more information.

Cost: See above.

Instructor's Name: Sargeant-Smith, Marali
Business Name: Sea of Glass Art Gallery
Address: 2750 Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5383
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Synopsis:

  • Reading, English, Math, History, Science, Art, Art History.
  • Reading/Literature - grades 1 - 12.
  • English - grades 1 - 12.
  • Math - grades 1 - 6.
  • History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Science - grades 1 - 6.
  • Art - grades 1 - 12.
  • Art History - grades 1 - 12.
  • Lessons are from 30 minutes to 2 hours in length.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Vocational - Central Peninsula

Instructor's Name: Huckabay, Randy
Address: PO Box 8656, Nikiski, Alaska 99635
Phone: 632-5223, 360-8282
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Synopsis:

  • I teach welding technology.
  • Welding safety.
  • Oxy-acetalyne welding.
  • Arc welding. Lessons are 2 hours, 2 times a week.
Cost: $50 per lesson.

Vocational - Homer

Instructor's Name: Holmes, Lawrence
Business Name: Canyon Arts
Address: P.O. Box 15423, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
Phone: 235-1355
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Synopsis:

  • Natural Construction methods and materials.
  • Progress is determined by enthusiasm, discussion, participation and usage.
  • Lessons are 4 hours, 3 times a week.
Cost: $80.00 per lesson.

World Language - Central Peninsula

Tutor's Name: Abbott, Angelic Amber
Address: 140 Blackstone St., Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 398-7113
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Synopsis:

  • Beginning ASL with emphasis on learning proper hand placement, word and sentence formation and conversational skills.
  • Some flash cards, games, and visual aids will be used.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week.
  • Progress will be determined by weekly reviews.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Abraham, Leah Denae
Address: P.O. Box 216
Phone: 690-2466
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Synopsis:

  • Basic study in deaf culture and American Sign Language.
  • Emphasis is placed on finger spelling, numbering, ASL vocabulary, and basic sentence structure.
  • The only resource the student will need to purchase is Signing Illustrated.
  • This ASL course will be similar to any college level ASL 1 course.
  • Lessons are 50 minutes and meet twice a week.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Cassano, Sally
Address: P.O. Box 2463, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 260-5241
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Synopsis:

  • I teach written and conversational Spanish.
  • Includes understanding conjugation of verbs, the Spanish alphabet and correct pronunciation and spelling of vocabulary.
  • Testing will consist of sentence structure, spelling words, verb conjugation and verbal pronunciation of Spanish language.
  • Materials used are: 501 Spanish Verbs Book and Spanish/English dictionary.
  • Progress in learning a foreign language is measured largely by the students' desire and fortitude.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Chythlook, Maria
Business Name: Signs of Brilliance
Address: P.O. Box 540, Kasilof, AK 99610
Phone: 252-7574
Website: www.signsofbrilliance.com
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Synopsis:

  • K - 3rd grade will use "Sign with Kids" by Diane E. Schmidt, supplemented with "American Sign Language The Easy Way" by David A. Stewart Ed.
  • 4th - 12th will use "Movers and Shakers Deaf People Who Change the World" by Cathryn Carroill and Susan M. Mather, supplements by "American Sign Language The Easy Way" by David A. Stewart Ed. D.
  • I also have flashcards, puzzles, and other supplemental materials from various institutions such as the Institute for Disabilities Research and Training Inc.
  • Lessons are 1 hour twice a week.
Cost: Varies - visit website and mention school discount!

Instructor’s Name: Gashin, Marina
Address: 49390 Georgine Ct., Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 776-6576
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Synopsis:

  • First learn the alphabet, later, putting letter to a name of an object. Learning an object starting with each letter.
  • Later we will learn the sounds of two letters together and later 3 letters together.
  • We will learn how a word sounds, and making words out of letters to begin learning to read.
  • Next we will learn tenses and grammar, and finally, changing sentences.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, twice a week.
Costs: $15 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Gunter, Robert J.
Business Name: Gunter Language Instruction
Address: 36400 Kimberly Drive, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-6297
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Synopsis:

  • Song School Latin introduces students to learning a new language by teaching some basic Latin vocabulary as well as parts of speech. Using a workbook and worksheets, but especially a CD of songs and online video content, it's an immersive approach to language acquisition.
  • Progress is determined by regular review lessons indicating level of retention as well as review worksheets that I tell the kids are quizzes.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length, once a week.
Cost: $20.00 per hour.

Tutor's Name: Knutson, Tina
Business Name: Tinita's Tutorials
Address: 33190 Skyline Dr., Soldotna, AK. 99669
Phone: 394-2643
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Synopsis:

  • I tutor Math through Algebra I, possibly Algebra II.
  • I also will tutor ESL students. I have taught ESL students for 3 years and Math for 12 years.
  • Rates depend on level of tutoring.
  • Lessons are 1 to 2 hours in length, 2 to 3 times per week.

Cost: Call for rates.

Instructor’s Name: Kress, Susie
Address: 439 Diane Lane, Soldotna, AK 99699
Phone: 260-5450

Synopsis:

  • As a beginning Spanish class for Kindergarten children, this class consist of games, roll playing, musical activities and crafts to guide the children to learn basic words and concepts.
  • 14 week course with one hour long class each week.
Cost: Please call for more information.

Instructor’s Name: Minelga, Ulrike
Address: P.O. Box 2747, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: 262-1914
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Synopsis:

  • Instruction by a German native (German University Graduate).
  • Integration of cultural aspects into the language study (movies, games, etc.).
  • Emphasis on conversational skills and correct pronunciation.
  • Participation in National German Exam (chance to win a trip to Germany).
  • Textbooks: Deutsch Akuell 1,2,3.
    • Workbook, Grammar and Vocabulary Exercises, CD-Rom.
  • Assessment: Vocabulary, comprehension, grammar quizzes.
    • Test at the end of the chapter.
    • Participation in National German Exam.
  • Lessons are 3 to 4 hours per week.
Cost: $15 per hour private or $7.50 per hour group (not more than 4).

Tutor’s Name: Pettey, Naomi
Business Name: Naomi's Assistance
Address: 590 Dolchok Lane, Kenai, Ak 99611
Phone: 690-3465
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Synopsis:

  • Read and write Korean.
  • Polite conversational Korean.
  • Korean culture.
  • Lessons are 2 hours in length, once a week.
Cost: $25.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Strait, Violetta
Business Name:
Address: 308 Evergreen Street, Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: 283-9070
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Synopsis:

  • Understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Russian is taught.
  • Individual programs are developed with orientation on needs, skills, and interests of each student.
  • Progress is determined by student's ability to understand texts, interact in conversation, and obey grammar rules
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length from 2 to 5 times a week depending on the schedule.

Cost: $15.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Tomaso, David
Business Address: David Tomaso Tutoring
Address: PO Box 812, Kasilof, AK 99610
Phone: 260-6947
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Synopsis:

  • Phonetics/Pronunciation.
  • Basic vocabulary (greetings, etc.).
  • Grammar: sentence structure.
  • Verb conjugation and usage.
  • Basic conversation.
  • Writing French for vocabulary and spelling recognition.
  • Reading elementary French sentences.
  • Materials used will be basic 1st year French texts, children's books in French, vocabulary and grammar drill books in French, and films.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $25.00 per hour.

World Language - Seward

Tutor's Name: Chase, Mark
Address: 13670 Oakwood St., Seward, AK 99664
Phone: 224-3261
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Synopsis:

  • Tutor in Math, Spanish, English and tailor program/method to student's needs.
  • Lesson times are flexible.
  • Please contact for more information.

Cost: Varies.

World Language - Homer

Instructor’s Name: Barrowcliff, Jessica
Business Address: PoleStar, LLC.
Address: P.O. Box 595, Anchor Point, AK 99556
Phone: 299-1794
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Synopsis:

  • Use ASL Dictionary.
  • A basic course in American Sign Language.
  • Will learn the following:
    • Vocabulary.
    • Grammar sentence structure.
    • History of language.
    • Deaf culture.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, twice a week.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Tutor's Name: Bedingfield, Cindy
Business Name: Educational Tutoring Service
Address: P.O. Box 2260, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-0552
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Synopsis:

  • History, Government, English, Reading, Literature.
  • Spanish I and Russian I.
  • Basic science.
  • Social Studies.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length and meet one to three times a week.

Cost: $20.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Caraballo-Robbin, Hilda
Address: P.O. Box 1602, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-2943

Synopsis:

  • This course will provide the tools necessary to build grammar, knowledge and language skills.
  • Assessment will be based on repetition, listening, and hands on skills.
  • We will use videos, flash cards, games, songs and textbooks.
  • Students may use a Spanish-English dictionary.
  • Lessons will be 1 hour 2 times a week.

Cost: $100.00 per session.

Instructor’s Name: Cui, Min Hui
Address: 4042 Pennock #3, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 756-1619
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Synopsis:

  • Conversational Mandarin Chinese.
  • Colors, numbers.
  • Pronunciation.
  • History of China.
  • Progress will be determined by pretests and posttests.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, twice a week.
Cost: Contact for rates.

Instructor’s Name: Deadrick, Vikki
Business Name: Life skills ASL Tutoring
Address: PO Box 3224, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-0818
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Synopsis:

  • Lessons are for all children ages 3-12 who need to achieve grade level competency & understanding in reading and/or better communication skills. We all sight read. ASL is another connection to aid in developing sight reading skills for life. You will see improvement after the very first lesson.
    • Lessons will also help Special Education students achieve success in better communication with others + sight reading skills.
    • Lessons are also available for "Mommy & Me" classes for babies 6 to 18 months with Mommy.
    • Use ASL dictionary & Signing Internet program (class use only).
    • Handouts & age-appropriate books for class & home practice.
    • Teaching silhouette shape identifying emergency reading words (for those with limited to no reading abilities).
    • Will learn the following:
      • Alphabet & numbers.
      • Spelling & Dolche Word Lists Pre-K to 3rd, as age-appropriate.
      • Basic vocabulary & everyday words.
      • Grammar & idioms in sentence structure.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week with parent present at least 3 out of 4 lesson days.

Cost: $40.00 per hour.

Instructor’s Name: McDowell, Raquel
Address: P.O. Box 162, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-6422
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Synopsis:

  • Curriculum designed to meet individual student's needs, goals, and interests, for K - 12th grade, beginners, intermediate and advanced students.
  • Experiential, practical, artistic approach.
  • Listening, comprehension, vocabulary, conversational skills.
  • Every day life situations, stories, games, role playing, nature walks, art and cultural projects.
  • Reading, writing, grammar skills for advanced students.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, 1 to 3 times a week.

Cost: $40.00 per session.

Instructor’s Name: Multz, Daria
Address: 64615 Shelton Dr., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-7116
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Synopsis:

  • I teach written, conversational German and grammer sentence structure.
  • The alphabet, numbers, every day words, correct pronunciation.
  • We will do stories, songs, art and cooking projects to learn the basic vocabulary.
  • Books: Basic Structures German, Dictionary, German language map.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, 1 to 2 times per week.

Cost: $25.00 + tax per lesson.

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