Janet the Tutor

I’m your friendly, independent neighborhood tutor in Berkeley,  Albany,
El Cerrito, north Oakland, and Alameda. For online tutoring, I work with students from just about anywhere.

I can work with students in person or by video conference using Zoom.


  • Arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra I and II, and geometry: I work with students in Kindergarten and up to improve their comprehension of mathematical concepts and to help them gain confidence with mathematical reasoning.
  • Writing composition and reading: I work with students to help them gain confidence in their writing. Together, we tackle writer’s block and improve grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, richness of concrete details, and composition. I also provide strategies to improve reading comprehension.
  • College essays: I provide coaching to support students in the process of writing college entrance essays.
  • Summer tutoring: I can help students stay caught up or even get ahead.

My rates are competitive. My rate is $70 per hour, with discounts possible for multiple students or sessions per week, for proximity to me, or for tutoring online. I’m flexible about the location for tutoring. Would you like to know more? Read more about my philosophy of tutoring.

Contact me with questions or to set up an appointment.

Janet, Your Friendly Neighborhood Tutor