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:
Sekhar Potluri, Center Owner
Sekhar has always loved math and enjoys being around kids and helping them learn to enjoy math. Sekhar has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Before finding Mathnasium, he spent ~18 years in IT, retail Management, and ventured in other businesses but he always wanted to do what he loves most, being around and teaching children. He believes that the Mathnasium method of teaching math can change a child’s attitude towards math and help them develop a deep understanding of “number sense”. Sekhar and his team at Mathnasium of Morgan Hill are committed to helping children grow their interest and confidence in math, and are very proud to bring the Mathnasium Method to your children in the Morgan Hill area.
Geethika Potluri, Center Director
Kristin, Asst. Center Director
Kristin believes that education and communication are the foundations of society. She has a BS in International Studies with a Psychology minor from Michigan State University, and has been an ESL instructor for over ten years in the US and South Korea. She has also developed and managed educational programs for children and for global corporations. Math is the same everywhere and takes people beyond language barriers to innovate together. Kristin is excited to help your child master math, the universal language, at Mathnasium.
Diana, Asst. Center Director
Diana is passionate about working with families, and helping them achieve their goals. Her background is child development and cognition, and she earned her Psych degree from the University of Waterloo. Diana has worked with children, youth and their families in various capacities over the years, including Child & Youth Counselor, Child & Parent Program Coordinator and Parenting Education Facilitator. Diana is dedicated to providing Mathnasium students with a positive, and supportive learning environment.
Ryan is a sophmore at Ann Sobrato High School. He has a fond joy for learning and explaining math concepts, especially Algebra. "At first, I was really excited about teaching mathematics; as I kept teaching, I came to love interacting with the students too!"
Akash is a Christopher High School senior who takes great interest in STEM subjects. Mathematics has always fascinated him beacause it allows us to solve everyday problems and understand our world. Akash hopes to one day pursue a STEM career. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of math with others, and teaching math the Mathnasium way.
Noelle is continuing her studies at SJSU and plans to become a registered nurse. Noelle has always enjoyed math, and believes it is important because it's a part of so many aspects of our everyday lives. "When you understand math, the world makes more sense."
Isaiah is a senior, homeschooling and taking classes at Calvary Christian Academy in San Jose. He loves math and finds it his easiest (and easily, his favorite) subject! He recently completed courses in advanced concepts from Algebra 2 and Trigonometry, and earned near perfect scores on the PSAT and CHSPE. "I don't do this job simply because I love math. I do it because the joy of seeing students' faces light up after getting a concept makes it all worthwhile."
Pryanka is a pre-med student at UC Davis. "Understanding math concepts ensures a pathway to previous and future learning, rather than just accumulating layers of formulas that eventually peel away."