Seward Area

Including the Cities of: Seward, Moose Pass, Cooper Landing.

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Disclaimer Notice: This list of tutors is informational only. It is provided as a service to our parents and not intended to be a recommendation or validation of persons or services.

Listed Alphabetically by Subject

Core Subjects

Business Name: Kaiser, Janis
Location: Seward
Phone: 288-5677
E-mail: jj.kaiser63@gmail.com
Subjects Taught: Math

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.
Lesson Description: 4 hours in length, once a week.
Cost: Contact for rates.

Creative Arts

Business Name: Pechuzal, Justine
Location: Seward
Phone: 521-0311
E-mail: jpechuzal@gmail.com
Subjects Taught: Art

Synopsis:
This class focuses on basic painting skills as color mixing, brushwork and composition. Concepts will be related to elements and principles of art, as well as the co-op theme of Zoology-flying creatures. Students will see examples of famous artworks as well as teacher examples. Brushes, paint, paper and other supplies provided by the instructor.
Lesson Description: 1hr once a month
Cost: $10 per student

Business Name: Stacie’s Studies / Werner, Stacie
Location: Seward
Phone: 491-1103
E-mail: swerner@gci.net
Subjects Taught: Piano

Synopsis:
I will be teaching:
• Note Reading
• Rhythm
• Technique
• Performance
• Theory
• Sight-reading
• Ear training
• Hand chimes
• Improvisation

Lesson Description: Weekly
Cost: $15 1/2 hr or $30 for 45 minutes

Physical Education

Business Name: 5th Ave. Fitness / Tapfield, Marvin
Location: Seward
Phone: (909) 275-6387
E-mail: mtaps03@yahoo.com
Subjects Taught: Physical Education

Synopsis:
5th Ave. Fitness has two gym locations: 231 Fifth Ave. and 234 fourth Ave., both located next to each other in Seward Alaska. Together, our gyms contain 4400sq. ft. of working space.
We have:
• Aerobic/classrooms
• Free weights
• Cardio machines
• Plate loaded machines
• Nautilus machines
• Variety of classes
• Shower facilities
• Both gyms have all the equipment of most large gyms. Our equipment is kept in excellent condition and all our gym facilities are kept clean!
5th Ave. Fitness is a 24/7 facility. Members are given their own personal door codes to enter both gyms at any time!

Lesson Description: TBA
Cost: $15 per hr walk in or please call for students rates

Business Name: Bardy’s Trail Rides / Dodson, Breanna
Location: Seward
Phone: 362-7863
E-mail: bardytrrides@gmail.com
Subjects Taught: Horse Familiarization

Synopsis:
How to take care of a horse safely for both the horse and owner. All hands on experience with the horses.
Lesson Description: 1hr 2 x week
Cost: $60.00

Business Name: Seward Tsunami Swim Club / Jacoby, Leslie
Location: Seward
Phone: 224-5341
E-mail: sewardtsunamis@gmail.com
Subjects Taught: Swimming

Synopsis:
SEWARD TSUNAMI SWIM CLUB (STSC) is a developmental and competitive swim team that provides a supervised aquatics program for Seward area youth ages 5-18. STSC is a member of Alaska Swimming, Inc., Alaska committee of United States Swimming (USS), which in turn is the national governing body for the sport and the organization which registers and insures athletes, sanctions events, and conducts competitions and development programs.
ORGANIZATION: STSC is a non-profit organization, tax-exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the IRS code. We have a contracted coaching staff and parent volunteer Board which conduct the daily business of the organization. STSC board meetings are held monthly on the third Thursday. Additional parent meetings geared toward your swimmer(s) and their development in the sport, rather than club operations, will be scheduled later in the season and announced via e-mail. If you are interested in learning more about club operations, or in serving on the Board, please contact any board member or email us at: stsc_feelthewave @yahoo.com

Lesson Description: Please see website
Cost: Please see website

Business Name: The Apex Gym LLC / Schaffer, Stacy
Location: Seward
Phone: 224-7222
E-mail: sejlion@hotmail.com
Subjects Taught: Physical Ed

Synopsis:
• Dance: tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, ballet & belly dancing
• Gymnastics
• Karate
• Yoga

Lesson Description: weekly
Cost: $7 – $15

Practical Arts

Business Name: Topside Services / Norvell. Hill
Location: Seward
Phone: 321-8886
E-mail: hillbritt@me.com
Subjects Taught: Intro to Welding

Synopsis:
Skills: safety, theory, welding processes, oxy/acetylene cutting, plasma, GMAW, SMAW, GTAW, oxy fuel welding, tool use, tools of the trade
Text/Materials: Hoobasar Rampaul & other TBD

Lesson Description: 1hr twice per week
Cost: $20 per lesson

World Languages

Business Name: Flying Hands / Busby, Namutebi
Location: Seward
Phone: 288-6791 or 379-2688
E-mail: nbusby@kpbsd.k12.ak.us
Subjects Taught: ASL Tutoring

Synopsis:
Students will be taught the mechanics of American Sign Language (ASL), fingerspelling and possibly some Signed Exact English (SEE). This will include signed vocabulary, classifiers, facial expressions, oral morphemes, etc… Various materials including Signing Naturally, websites, etc… will be utilized.
Lesson Description: 1 hr twice a week
Cost: $20hr

Business Name: Pichotta, Brigitte
Location: Seward
Phone: 570-4489
E-mail: bripichotta@gmail.com
Subjects Taught: Spanish

Synopsis:
Specific skills include grammar, pronunciation, speaking, writing and reading using my knowledge as a native Spanish speaker. I will take a conversational approach to lessons, focusing on subjects that the students are interested in to develop their overall language skills. I will use the bilingual story books appropriate to the student’s ages as a method of teaching.
Lesson Description: 50 minutes once a week
Cost: $20

Business Name: Tara Lee’s 1, 2, 3’s / Swanson, Tara
Location: Seward
Phone: 422-7555
E-mail: tara.swanson21@gmail.com
Subjects Taught: Spanish Courses

Synopsis:
Spanish lessons given through play and dynamic learning. Materials are original and created unique to each student or group. Methodology is based on acquisition of language through play: oral and speech through interaction with peers.
Lesson Description: 1-2 per week
Cost: $25 per hour