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:
Tenequa Gabriel, Owner & Center Director
Tenequa Gabriel received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University. After graduating, Tenequa worked as an IT Developer in the High Tech industry for over 10 years. After receiving her Master of Business Administration in Human Resources from Southern Methodist University, Tenequa transitioned into Human Resources where she held a variety roles as a HR Generalist and in Staffing and Compensation.
From her years working in High Tech, Tenequa understands the need for students to have a solid foundation in math. She strongly believes that developing fundamental math skills can help unlock a student's potential and open doors to many different career opportunities.
Tenequa is excited about offering an engaging environment at Mathnasium of Cedar Hill where students can learn math in a way that makes sense. Tenequa has worked with the youth at her church for over a decade. She enjoys helping kids and is looking forward to witnessing many light bulb moments in the lives of her students.
Chief Instructional Officer, Creator of Mathnasium Method
Larry has spent his entire career finding a better way to teach math. From inner city public schools, to acclaimed magnet schools, to leading private and parochial schools, Larry has served as both a classroom teacher and as an educational consultant. He has designed curriculum, teaching strategies, and teaching materials in order to help students and teachers learn mathematics more effectively. He has trained teachers in the art and science of boosting students' ability to "do" math, thereby increasing students' math scores and feeling of self-worth. Larry is the developer of MATHNASIUM's educational program- one of the most comprehensive and innovative curriculums ever produced for teaching math.
Bonifasio Menedez, Lead Instructor
Favorite Math Topic: Calculus and Algebra
Hobbies: Singing and video games
Favorite Math Joke: What happened to the plant in math class? It grew square roots
Fun Fact About Me: I play the saxaphone
Abigail D'Agosta, Instructor
Favorite Math Topic: Calculus
Hobbies: Playing the Ukulele and drawing
Favorite Math Joke: There are 3 types of people in this world...those who can count and those who can't
Fun Fact About Me: I love a good debate!
Susan Watts, Instructor
Favorite Math Topic: Pythagorean Theorem
Favorite Math Joke: Old Mathematicians never die; they just lose some of their functions.
Fun Fact About Me: I'm a cat person!
Thomas-Quy Nguyen, Instructor
Favorite Math Topic: Geometry and Algebra
Hobbies: Singing, writing, watching shows and playing games
Favorite Math Joke: The most successful angle is the try-angle
Fun Fact About Me: I like to design and create things!
Jaron Hicks, Instructor
Favorite Math Topic: Geometry
Hobbies: Traveling, Video Games, Sports
Favorite Math Joke: Like a calculator, you can count on it
Fun Fact About Me: Graduated at top of class with a 9.37 GPA
Rebekah Brown, Instructor
Favorite Math Topic: Algebra
Hobbies: Tennis and Reading
Favorite Math Joke: Why is 6 scared of 7? Becase 7...8...9
Fun Fact About Me: Graduated high school at 16
Spencer Bahr, Instructor
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