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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:


Ara Chakrabarti, Director

Ara is an Engineering Graduate from the University of Michigan. His professional career encompasses developing mathematical and geometric modeling software to managing Information Technology organization for large global corporations. Ara considers a sound understanding of mathematics to be instrumental to children's education, providing the foundation for one's ability to logically and methodically approach the challenges of today's complex world. Ara believes that the Mathnasium method of teaching math to children not only makes it easier for them to comprehend and understand math but also helps them develop a lifelong liking for this important subject.



 Lauren Torrisi, Manager and Center Director

 Lauren is currently  attending San Jose State University to get a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation. She has had a love for math since her first Algebra 1 class in middle school. Her goal is to pass along her love and enthusiasm for math to every sudents she teaches. Lauren strives to bring compassion and a core understanding of mathematics to Pleasanton Mathnasium.


Our staff is comprised of bright minds who have attended or taught at the following institutions: