STEM ACADEMY Learning Center

Tutoring Schedule

STEM Academy learning center tutoring schedule


How the Learning Center Works
The STEM Academy Learning Center in room FH304 is available for use by any student enrolled in the STEM Academy program. Students can come in any time the center is staffed, check in at the front desk, and use the room for studying. Tutors for STEM classes will be there to help you, and are available on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Online tutoring is available on Sundays. Tutoring will not be available on Tuesday from approximately 4:00 to 5:00 during the weekly tutor meetings.

The mission of the learning center is to be a place where students can find the support they need to achieve success in transferring to a four-year institution and majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. That support comes both from the tutors and the rest of the STEM Academy staff, and from community of STEM students who come together to learn, teach and share together.


Online Tutoring
To access online tutoring, go here and use the student passcode 533496. Online tutoring will only be available during the scheduled hours posted above. Currently our tutor Jake Kramer is offering tutoring in all math classes above Math 260 as well as Physics 101. If you want to use your phone for an audio connection to online tutoring, call 719-785-4469 (if you are using a landline, call 888-450-4821).

Michael Fernandez
Classes tutored:  Chemistry 101, 102, 211 & 212 / Math 261 & 262 / Physics 101
Schedule: Tue & Thu, 12:30 - 5:30

Carlos Gamas
Classes tutored: Math 261, 262, 263 & 270 / Physics 101 / Electrical Engineering 220
Schedule: Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu, 3:15 - 6:00

Brenda Gonzalez
Classes tutored: Chemistry 101 & 102 / Math 261 & 262 / Physics 101
Schedule: Mon & Wed, 12:00 - 5:00

Jake Kramer
Classes tutored: Math 261 & above / Physics 101
Schedule: Sunday, 11:00 - 4:00 (online)

Genderzon Montejo
Classes tutored: Math 261, 262, 263, 270 & 275 / Physics 101, 102 & 103
Schedule: variable (TBD)

Minh Vu
Classes tutored: Chemistry 101 & 102 / Math 261, 262, 263, 270 & 275 / Physics 101, 102 & 103
Schedule: Mon, 10:00 - 1:00 / Wed, 10:00 - 1:00

Christopher Wohlers (learning center coordinator)
Classes tutored: Math 261, 262, 263, 270 & 275 / Physics 101, 102 & 103
Schedule: Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu, 10:00 - 6:00

Pamela Wong
Classes tutored: Biolgy 6 & 7 / Chemistry 101 & 102 / Microbiology 20
Schedule: Tue & Thu, 11:45 - 1:45


About Our Tutors
Carlos Gamas
Carlos Gamas is currently a student at LACC. He expects to transfer in 2015 as an electrical engineering major. By working with the STEM Academy Carlos is giving back to LACC using his skills and knowledge in math, science, electrical circuit analysis, computing, networking and resource gathering. Always the first to welcome you with a smile, Carlos' eagerness to help is his academic raison d’etre.

Brenda Gonzalez
Brenda graduated from Polytechnic High school in 2011. After high school, Brenda enrolled at LACC as biology major. After transferring and getting her biology degree, Brenda plans on going into research and studying infectious diseases. Tutoring for the Stem Academy has introduced a new way of thinking for Brenda, as each unique approach to learning that she encounters in her students enriches her own understanding. Brenda hopes to be an aid to LACC by providing students with an understanding of science and math that goes beyond the classroom lecture.

Genderzon Montejo
Genderzon was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He attended John H. Francis Polytechnic High School's Math/Science Magnet program. After graduating from high school he attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where he got his BA in astronomy. Genderzon worked as a tutor and lab assistant for the astronomy department at Whitman College. He hopes to pursue a PhD in thermonuclear astrophysics.

Christopher Wohlers
Chris is the lead tutor at the STEM Academy. He has been tutoring at LACC since the STEM Academy started in Spring 2014. Before that Chris was a tutor at several private tutoring centers. Chris went to Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges, where he studied photovoltaic energy and graduated with a bachelor’s in physics and environmental studies. He plans to return to school to pursue further education in medical radiation physics, with the goal of starting a career in radiation oncology. Chris believes that the LACC STEM Academy has the potential to help fulfill the mission of the community college system to provide democratic, equitable and quality access to transformative education.