Phyllis McLennan is MrsTutor

Self-directed, enthusiastic educator committed to the further development of student math appreciation and skills. Phyllis McLennan is experienced in teaching all levels of mathematics with emphasis on a variety of challenging, enriching and innovative activities.

Experience in: Classroom management, Student Assessment, Differentiated instruction.

Technology skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, TI Graphing Calculator

Education & Certification:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Major – Math – University of North Texas, Denton, Texas (1972)
  • Secondary Education Certification (1972)
  • Masters in Education – Major – Math, Minor – English – University of North Texas (1973)
  • Mid-management Certification – Prairie View A&M University (1975)

Teaching Experience:

  • 1972 – 1974 – Spring Woods High School, SBISD, Houston, Texas. Taught Algebra I and Fundamentals of Math
  • 1974 – 1979 – Transferred to Northbrook High School, SBISD, Houston, Texas. Taught Algebra II Honors and Algebra II Regular
  • 1979 – 1986 – Moved to Taylor High School, KISD, Katy, Texas. Taught Algebra II Honors, Geometry. Created and taught the curriculum for Calculus and Probabilty/Statistics
  • 1986 – 1994 – Accepted the Math Department Chairperson position at Katy High School, KISD, Katy, Texas. Taught Algebra II, Trigonometry, Elementary Analysis, and PreCalculus
  • 1994 – 1997 – Applied and acquired the position of Mathematics Instructional Specialist for KISD. My job included curriculum coordination and revision for 1 high school, 2 junior highs and 5 feeder elementary schools. I created math workshops and put together district in-service programs.
  • 1997 – 2004 – Decided to go back to the classroom to teach math again. That is what I truly loved to do. I taught every level of math including Algebra II PreAP, PreCalculus PreAP and AP Calculus AB & BC.
  • 2004 – Present – MrsTutor.com Private tutoring for all levels of math!

Other Experience:

  • 1975 – 2003 – Taught the Alternative Certification math classes, Region IV, Houston, Texas. Also taught the EXCET REVIEW math classes for Region IV
  • 1999 – 2003 – Attended the Calculus AP Summer Workshops – Rice University, Houston, Texas
  • 2004 – Phyllis McLennan retired in the Spring of 2004 from teaching at KATY ISD!

I started MrsTutor.com in 2004 - continuing to tutor the brightest minds in Katy and Greater West Houston!


Hour Sessions

I tailor my teaching to your learning style. Let me know the subject and schedule a time to meet. That's it! I have everything you will need.


My Spin

There is usually more than one way to solve these math problems! If you are having a difficult time one way, we can try another.



Be sure to book your next tutoring session if you need to review or start falling behind. I'm best known for adding a few points to your GPA.