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Our Team

Our specially trained math instructors will teach your child how to understand math in an individual setting; our unique approach enables us to explain concepts really well and lend a helping hand to every student. Our tutors foster a caring, encouraging environment that helps kids thrive and learn! Read below to learn more about our talented team:

 Trang Lukoff, Center Director

Trang is a former junior high and high school math teacher. She has also privately tutored and  helped prepare students for standardized tests,  including the SAT, GRE, and CBEST. She loves to  teach students of all abilities and ages to  understand math and to do math with ease and  confidence. Trang attended Cornell Univeristy  (class of '92) and did graduate work at University of  California, Berkeley and University of  California, Irvine. Trang is a mom to three children, and she likes to have fun with them skiing, horseback riding, baking, and biking.

 

InstructorAnjali Nabar, Lead Instructor

Anjali has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and worked in the Research and Development Department with Philips Company. She has also mentored high school students.  In her free time, Anjali likes to cook and watch her favorite TV show, Friends.

 

 

 

Mircea Dumitrache, Instructor

Mircea is studying at California State Fullerton for a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, and he plans to study for a master’s degree afterwards. He went to Brea-Olinda High School. His hobbies include video games, origami, and playing chess. 

 

 

 

 

Danielle Bauer, Instructor

Danielle is a sophomore at University of California, Irvine, majoring in chemistry. Danielle grew up in Brea, attending Arovista Elementary School, Brea Junior High, and Brea Olinda High School, playing golf on the Varsity team. Danielle has always loved math and science, which led her to pick a major that involves both. Her love for math also led her to work at Mathnasium, where she wants to help kids enjoy learning math.  Prior to teaching at Mathnasium of Brea, Danielle coached gymnastics at the YMCA of Fullerton.

 

 

Cameron Goedinghaus, Instructor

Cameron is currently attending Fullerton College and will be majoring in mechanical or aerospace engineering. He previously worked as a lifeguard. In his free time, Cameron enjoys reading, going to the movies, and tinkering with car engines. 

 

 

 

Jenna Heuck, Instructor

Jenna is studying French at California State University, Fullerton. She grew up in Brea, attending Country Hills Elementary, Brea Junior High, and Brea-Olinda High School. She formerly volunteered as a karate instructor assisting with youth classes, and she has several years of one-on-one tutoring experience with high-school students. She likes that math is logical and useful in daily life and hopes to be able to teach students how it applies to them. One of her favorite things about teaching at Mathnasium of Brea is the personalities of all the different students. Her hobbies (besides math) include writing poetry, hiking, and music.

 

Eileen Nguyen, Instructor

Eileen has a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona. She was a Scout Leader of the Vietnamese Eucharistic Scouts during college. Eileen will be returning to Cal Poly Pomona in the Fall of 2017 as a graduate student in the teacher credential program to fufill her goal of becoming a teacher. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her dog, singing, and hanging out with her friends.