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:
Alyssa has had a love for math for as long as she can remember. She loves helping other students understand the concepts of math, and enjoys the satisfaction that a student gets when they begin to understand. Alyssa wishes to put her love for math and teaching others to good use and become a primary school, or high school math teacher. During her free time, Alyssa enjoys traveling to new states and countries so that she can experience new cultures and perspectives. She also enjoys practicing and learning new music on her saxophone. Alyssa is currently enrolled at California State University, San Marcos where she is working on getting her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.
Math has long been Bailey's favorite subject in school which later became a passion she pursued through college. She earned a Degree in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma which, today, remains her proudest accomplishment. Throughout highschool and college, Bailey tutored many students and peers in math with the goal of helping them reach their full potential in the subject she loves. Mathnasium has allowed her to continue helping others understand math in ways they never knew how. In the future, Bailey has her sights set on earning a Masters Degree in Mathematics. When she is not solving math problems, you can find her at the beach or exploring San Diego. She is also an avid cook, enjoys watching football and traveling.
Derrell was born and raised in southern California in a small town called Redlands and is currently pursuing a bachelors degree in Aeronautical Engineering at San Diego State University. Derrell has a significant adoration and appreciation for the topic of mathematics as a translation tool for the world around him. When not in the Center, at school or studying, his hobbies include hiking, watching sports, and playing video games. Derrell's dream is to someday design aircraft
capable of both space and aviation flight. Until that time, Derrell enjoys sharing his mathematical knowledge, tips, and tricks with students at every level and Mathnasium is the ideal outlet for providing all of the tools necessary for student success. His goal is not only to instruct students, but to convince them that the topic of mathematics is a fun and fascinating subject worth exploring.
Jacob is a student at Point Loma Nazarene University earning a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science. He has a passion for exercise physiology and his goal is to pursue continued education in the field of exercise research. Ultimately, Jacob wishes to teach at the University level as he derives much fulfillment from helping others understand new topics. At Mathnasium, Jacob is able to realize his passion by working with our students to help them comprehend math in new ways. When he is not working, studying or teaching, you can find him reading, running and going to the movies.
Micheal is just a guy who enjoys exploring the relationships between various things whether it is people, bacteria or even better: numbers! From his elementary school days, to college at UCSD, to his current graduate studies in Bioinformatics, Michael uses the tools of math every day to better understand the world. His hobbies include exploring new places and reading; pretty much anything that can stimulate the imagination. In the future Micheal wants to use the combination of math, computer science and medicine to investigate diseases and to create new technologies. He sees teaching as a great honor and an even greater responsibility to pass on his understanding to others and believes that Mathnasium is the perfect place to do so!
Tetsuro is approaching his Senior Year at Mission Bay High School. He has finished AP Calculus and will take an IB mathematics class his Senior Year. He loves math because it is a universal language and is used in virtually all of science, which is his passion. He is a leading member of his school’s Science Olympiad Club and Key Club, and is on the School’s beach volleyball and indoor volleyball teams. He hopes to attend a UC college in the near future and study biology and medicine. But most of all, he loves working with kids and helping other people learn and expand their knowledge of the world.
Zach has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Computer Science, as well as a Minor in Computer Science. He grew up naturally loving math because it always made the most sense to him as he is a highly analytical and logic thinker. He began instructing students in upper-level Calculus at his University while conducting an undergraduate research study focused on the efficiency of parallelization of Cryptological factoring algorithms. In his free time, he loves rock climbing and soccer in which he competed at the University level. On the weekends he is either on the beach with his dog Opal or in the mountains or woods camping with her as he loves to travel and be outdoors.