Cherylnn Pope

Primary Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Summer Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Ivy Bound Tutor Since:
Yale University, Class of 1983

Programs I specialize in:

  • Academic Tutoring: K-12
  • AP/SAT Math Level 1 & 2
  • ISEE
  • PSAT
  • SAT
  • SSAT
  • Study Skills


Yale University, (1979-1983)
New Haven, CT

  • B.S. in Applied Mathematics/Electrical Engineering

Computer Learning Center, (1986-1987)
Los Angeles, CA

  • Diploma: Computer Systems and Programming



CYP Tutorial Services (Sole Proprietor) April 2003 – Present
West Angeles Church–Education & Enrichment Ministry (Independent Contractor) September 2005 – Present
Los Angeles, CA

  • Academic Coach/Math Instructor
    • Tutor, mentor and coach students in Math Fundamentals, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus and Statistics
    • Specialize in tutoring students from grade levels 5 – 12 and preparing students for the math portion of standardized tests, e.g. SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests, ISEE, and the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam)
    • CYP Tutorial Services (Sole Proprietor) – Los Angeles, CA – April 2003 – Present
    • West Angeles Church–Education & Enrichment Ministry (Independent Contractor) – Los Angeles, CA – September 2005 – Present)

Los Angeles Unified School District, February 2007 – April 2008
Los Angeles, CA

  • Guest Instructor (Substitute Teacher)
    • Taught mathematics at various middle and high schools in the city of Los Angeles (grades 7-12)
    • Executed lesson plans or created lessons to give the students continuity of instruction.
    • Managed classrooms effectively. Primarily taught at the following schools: Hamilton HS, Palms MS, Daniel Webster MS, and Westchester HS.

College Bound of Greater Los Angeles, June 2003 – October 2004
Cerritos, CA

  • Mathematics Instructor
    • Independently contracted to teach Algebra 1 to 9th grade students in the Saturday School program
    • Advised students and parents on what courses to take in preparation for college.

Ivy West Educational Services, June 2003 – October 2004
Marina del Rey, CA

  • Test Prep Instructor
    • Prepare students for SAT Reasoning in intensive one-on-one sessions by teaching test taking strategies with expertise in the following math topics: Algebra I, Geometry, Statistics and Math Fundamentals

Ivy Bound Test Prep, July 2006 – Present
Newington, CT

  • Academic tutoring, primarily in math.
  • SAT/ACT Math, Reading, Grammar, and Essay Writing.



Warner Music Group, August 1999- April 2003
Burbank, CA

  • UNIX Administrator
    • Installed and maintained UNIX operating systems and applications
    • Diagnosed and resolved system and application problems
    • Applications supported include: Oracle Financials, web traffic analysis, site content management
    • In addition to daily administrative tasks, assisted the Director of UNIX technical services with analyzing and resolving user issues.

Computer Science Corporation- Healthcare, 1996 –1999
Southfield, MI

  • UNIX/Database Administrator
    • Beyond the UNIX administrative tasks, met and exceeded uptime requirements for servers by monitoring system performance and planning
    • Managed team of administrators and operators for major system upgrades
    • Developed, coordinated and executed the disaster recovery plans for L.A. Care Health Plan (client).

Novadyne Computer Systems, 1988-1996
Santa Ana, CA

  • Software Support Manager
    • Managed staff of 5-7 persons that handled the distribution of software updates
    • In my previous position as software support analyst, installed database systems, trained and provided on-going technical support to customers

Hughes Aircraft – Ground Systems Group, 1981-1987
Fullerton, CA

  • Electrical Engineer –Member of Technical Staff
    • Designed programs to test operability of Navy system radars

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