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Our Team

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:

CenterDirectorAmy Mast, Center Director & Owner

Amy is the Center Director at Mathnasium of Bloomington-Normal. In addition to opening the Mathnasium learning center, Amy works in statistical analysis where her love of math meets the real world.   She has a Masters in Industrial-Organizational/Social Psychology and Quantitative Psychology from Illinois State University. Following her early math success as a child, Amy went on to graduate from the Illinois Math and Science Academy in Aurora, IL.   Amy is committed to helping every child in the Bloomington-Normal community truly understand math by teaching it in the way that makes sense to them. She has taught and tutored children of all ages on 2 continents and is committed to bringing the Mathnasium Method to the children in our shared community. With a blended family including 8 kids and a loveable dog (Leia), Amy spends her personal time attending and encouraging her kids in a variety of activities throughout Bloomington-Normal and McLean County. 

Meet our instructors:

 

 

 Kati Miller

 Start date: March 2016

 Occupation: Mathematics Teacher at NCWHS 

 Why Mathnasium? I have always enjoyed the structure of math. This led to my decision to pursue a career in high school math education. When I first heard of   Mathnasium from a former teacher, I knew it would be a great way to improve my skills as well as share my love of math with others.

 

  

 

 

 

Lee Newsome

Start date: August 2016

Occupation: Former High School Math Teacher

Why Mathnasium? I love teaching math to students and seeing them succeed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Menning

 Start date: June 2017

 Occupation: Retired Actuary

 Why Mathnasium? I enjoy helping students learn math. I also like the variety of students and math topics.

 

 

 

 

 Missi Gradle

 Start date: June 2018

 Occupation: BHS Math Teacher

 Why Mathnasium? Working with Mathnasium students not only gives me the opportunity to witness their success in real time, but also guide them down the best path to keep their momentum up. 

 

 

  

 

 

Regan Wilson

 Start date: June 2018

 Occupation: Cornerstone Christian Academy Student

 Why Mathnasium? I love teaching math and spending time with kids.

 

 

 

 

 

Noah Sierer

 Start date: October 2019

 Occupation: Actuarial Science Student - ISU 

 Why Mathnasium? I love sharing my love for math with others and Mathnasium was the perfect place to do it!

 

 

 

 

Heather Whicker

 Start date: October 2019

 Occupation: Pastor of True Hope Foursquare Church

 Why Mathnasium? I work at Mathnasium because I love math,  and I enjoy teaching others about math. It is nice to see students begin to understand and actually have fun with math.

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Nava

Start Date: July 2020

Occupation: LeRoy Student

Why Mathnasium? I love helping people overcome anything they struggle with. Math is something I'm better at explaining in different ways people can understand and it's a subject I've become very fond of.

 

 

 

 

 

  Jaelyn Kelly

Start Date: July 2020

Occupation: UHigh Student

Why Mathnasium? I enjoy helping others and wanted to use my skills in mathematics to do so. 

 

 

 

 

 

Zach Mobille 

Start Date: July 2020

Occupation: Biomathematics Graduate Student - ISU

Why Mathnasium? I love learning and teaching math. It provides us a toolbox to explore truth in a way that no other academic discipline does.

 

 

 

 

Emma Mast

Start Date: July 2020

Occupation: Illinois Math and Science Academy Student

Why Mathnasium? I love math and teaching!