The Writing Lab has gone through several transitions over the years, and the tutors available may change with each quarter and semester. The current tutors are:

Sam Shrader

Meet Mr. Shrader, your newest tutor in the SDA Writing Lab! He will be here to serve all of your writing needs throughout the 2017-2018 school year.

Mr. Shrader is an SDA alumnus from the class of 2012. He went on to receive his B.A. in English Composition and Literature from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Mr. Shrader has spent many years tutoring students of all ages. While obtaining his B.A., he served two years as a writing consultant for Cal Poly’s Writing and Rhetoric Center, tutoring college students in rhetoric and composition. In addition, he also spent time tutoring NCAA athletes in subjects such as English, Spanish, and History. He recently spent the summer teaching writing, reading, and study skills for Sylvan Learning Centers.

Some of Mr. Shrader’s other hobbies include reading, writing short stories and poetry, playing guitar, songwriting, and running. When he’s not in the Writing Lab, Mr. Shrader is also a substitute teacher for the San Diegutio Union High School District, so if you see him on campus, you can always say hi!

Mr. Shrader also believes in the Oxford comma and strongly advocates its use anytime, anywhere, and any place necessary.