Academic Coaching For Individuals And Groups

  • All levels of elementary, middle, and high school math (arithmetic to calculus)
  • Preparation for all sections of the ACT, SAT, PSAT, SSAT, HSPT, ISEE, and other standardized tests
  • General academic skills (study habits, organization, efficiency, confidence, competence, motivation, and more)
  • Academic mentoring (dedicated personal support and assistance to help students reach their personal best)
  • Extensive experienced with special needs (high IQ, math phobia, test anxiety, LD) as well as students in the general population
  • Utilizing Socratic and Direct Instruction methods together with other specialized instructional modalities
  • Personalized study programs and individually crafted assignments tailored to particular needs and goals
  • All ages and abilities
  • Since 1978

Courses And Workshops

  • Test Prep Strategy Workshops: ACT, SAT, SSAT, ISEE, HSPT
  • Using the Ti-84 Plus CE to Ace Standardized Math Tests
  • Algebra/Geometry Head Start: Be Prepared! Catch Up! Get Ahead!
  • Make Learning a Basic Family Value (for new parents)

Independent Study

  • Receive high school and college course credits through online course work at Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, BYU, etc.
  • Customized summer work to get a jump on tough math classes, fill knowledge gaps, or obtain credit by examination
  • Remediation for struggling students and course supplementation for the gifted and talented


  • Referrals to other top academic professionals, college counselors, therapists, neuropsychological testing, educational companies and organizations
  • Business coaching for private practice educators

Availability And Fees

Chris works with students at their homes in Silicon Valley, the Peninsula, San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma County, California, and via Zoom with pupils throughout the world.

Chris's fees are high, in line with those of other top academic coaches in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Accordingly, discounts are offered for small groups, advance payment, bulk purchase, and sessions conducted online.

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Terms Of Service

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