Private Training

Private training is definitely the most effective way to learn a new skill – it is also the least expensive if you consider your time valuable!

Advantages

  • Scheduled for when it is convenient for you – evenings and weekends available
  • Attention to your specific needs
  • Privacy of your own home or office (or a fun coffee shop if you prefer)
  • Instruction geared to your learning style
  • Recommendations based on your personal equipment and work style
  • Good notes (or online session recording) for post-session reference
  • Email support and/or 15 minute online session between regular sessions

Rate

$80/hr

  • Online – one hour minimum, billed by the half hour
  • In-person (greater Portland OR area) – two hour minimum, billed by the half hour

Methods

There are two ways to go about private training – Online anywhere in the world or In-person (greater Portland OR area).

online trainingMy Skype-like online tool is easy to use and requires no ‘account’. Even students with little computer experience can easily understand how to use it.

  • I can see your screen, use your mouse, talk with you
  • The session is recorded for your post-session review

How to schedule

  1. Scan your calendar for 3 (or more) different dates/times that you would be available to start a one-hour (minimum) session Mon – Saturday between 7am – 6pm US Pacific time (check this site for comparing timezones!)
  2. Send me an email with: ~ Your dates and times – please also mention your timezone as a double-check ~ A summary of topics you’d like to discuss

Details

  • Ten minutes before the session is scheduled to start, I’ll send you a link via email to set up the connection and will be available to walk you through setting it up if necessary by phone (I use What’s App for international)
  • Session billing starts at the agreed upon time, so please be on time to get your full money’s worth!
  • Sessions are billed by the half hour, so have a list of extra things you may want to cover if we finish up your primary topics early
  • Sessions cancelled or rescheduled within 48 hours may be subject to fee up to the full amount of the session
In the greater Portland OR area – your home or office or another mutually agreeable place

How to schedule

  1. Scan your calendar for 3 (or more) different dates/times that you would be available to start a two-hour (minimum) session Mon – Saturday between 9am – 7pm
  2. Send me an email with: ~ Your dates and times ~ A summary of topics you’d like to discuss

Details

  • Session billing starts at the agreed upon time, so please be on time to get your full money’s worth!
  • Two-hour minimum for in-person sessions
  • Sessions are billed by the half hour, so have a list of extra things you may want to cover if we finish up your primary topics early
  • Sessions cancelled or rescheduled within 48 hours may be subject to fee up to the full amount of the session