Heather Vargas

Heather Vargas has 25 years experience in teaching, 19 of those homeschooling her 5 children. Two are in college now - the first is pursuing a degree in Global Studies/Peace and Conflict at UC Berkeley and the second is studying Political Science and Psychology at San Diego State, while the youngest ones are still homeschooled. Having attended UCLA for undergraduate and graduate school and earning a degree in molecular and cellular biology, science and math are a specialty. After many years of creating and teaching her own homeschool curriculum, she is able to supply and teach curriculum in all subjects.

Expertise With

Subject(s): Math Concepts/Intervention, Elementary Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Elementary Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Philosophy, Social Studies, Geography, History, Health, Homeschooling Resources and Tactics, Remedial Language Arts, Plants and Flowers (Botany), College Admissions and Preperation

Age Group(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Availability

Monday: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Friday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Coach Profile

Heather Vargas has 25 years experience in teaching, 19 of those homeschooling her 5 children. Two are in college now - the first is pursuing degrees in physics and global studies at UC Berkeley and the second is studying political science and psychology at San Diego State, while the youngest ones are still homeschooled. Having attended UCLA for undergraduate and graduate school and earning a degree in molecular and cellular biology, science and math are a specialty. After many years of creating and teaching her own homeschool curriculum, she is able to supply and teach curriculum in all subjects.


Group classes are a result of 15 years of experience refining the best ways to teach children of all ages. Students are able to master grade appropriate work as well as successfully complete advanced course work if they choose.


When not teaching, Heather works at UCLA, researching the biological basis of aging and looking at the effects of life stressors and therapeutical interventions on cellular aging.



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