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:
Mike Lee, Center Director
Mike is a veteran math instructor. He has been teaching math at the community college level for over 25 years. Frustrated by how many of his college-level students are inadequately prepared for college math, his new mission is to help K-12 level students learn and love math at an earlier age for a lifetime of success in school and beyond. Mike has double Bachelors' degrees in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Hawaii, and a Masters in Mathematics from the Univesity of Wisconsin, Madison. Mike has a daughter in high school and enjoys golf, hiking and swimming.
Irene, Marketing Coordinator & Instructor
Irene has lived and raised her family of 4 children in Lake Forest for over 20 years. She taught elementary school locally and loves the Lake Forest community. She has hosted many foreign students in her home, and also organizes private and public events in the community.
Michelle, Assistant Center Director
Michelle is currently an undergraduate student at the University of California, Irvine. She is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. In her free time Michelle enjoys scuba diving, traveling and trying new things
Van, Lead Instructor
Van is currently attending UC Irvine majoring in Public Health Science. After completing her undergraduate, she plans on attending medical school and opening a non-profit clinic and school in Vietnam. Van enjoys volunteering at clinics overseas, traveling and trying new restaurants.
Daniel is currently attending El Toro High School. He enjoys being introduced to new mathematical concepts. He wants to major in electrical engineering in college. His favorite things to do are playing soccer and making new friends.
Marissa is currently attending Saddleback Community College, majoring in math. She is an experienced private tutor specializing in simplifying math concepts and coaching to solve problems by thinking critically. She served as an embedded tutor for math classes, providing additional assistance to students. She loves to help struggling students improve their problem-solving skills, while boosting their self-confidence.
Hewey is a biology major at UC Irvine. Besides enjoying his work with kids at Mathnasium, he is a Youth Leader at his church, St. John Neumann. His hobbies include hiking, water polo, and basketball.
David is a student at El Toro High School. He loves to learn new math concepts and teaching math. One of his favorite hobbies is playing soccer.