Mathnasium 1305 W Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton FL 33486 (561) 447-0077   bocaraton@mathnasium.com

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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:

David Loveland, Center Director/Owner

David holds professional teacher certifications for secondary mathematics in Florida and Virginia. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in  Industrial Engineering. After working as an engineer for a few years, David joined the Peace Corps and was sent to Malawi as a math, commerce and world history teacher. During his time there, David fell in love with teaching and, upon returning to the US, earned his Master's Degree in Mathematics Education from Northern Arizona University. David has over 20 years of experience teaching mathematics at every level from 6th grade through AP Statistics and Calculus. He lived and taught on a Native American reservation, at international schools in Malaysia, Brazil and Angola and here in Florida before deciding to open his own business. As the owner/director of Mathnasium of Boca Raton, he is able to use his years of classroom experience and insight to continue to help students in a more personal, one-on-one approach. David has lived all over the world but is now happy to call Boca Raton home with his wife and two children. 

 

Eric A. - Instructor

Eric has a degree from the University of Miami with a double major in Biology and Economics. He has always had a passion for mathematics and science and was his high school valedictorian. In high school and college, Eric was the one classmates always turned to for help with homework and preparation for exams. He is planning to pursue further education in psychology and mathematics. Eric gets along great with kids as he is an AFOL (an Adult Fan of Lego), with an avid affinity for anime…and alliteration. Believing it is essential to exercise the mind, body, and spirit, Eric enjoys building model kits, solving puzzles, weightlifting, and teaching.

Paulkey F. - Instructor

Paulkey has a master’s degree in computer science from University of Maryland, worked as a software developer and tester for 10 years and has been teaching math in high schools and middle schools for 15 years.  He has always been a popular teacher in schools, and he teaches math in ways that make it easy for students to understand. He enjoys playing tennis and is always on his bicycle, riding to the local stores and to his favorite fast food restaurants.

Eric T. - Instructor

Eric is a Senior at Florida Atlantic University, majoring in Mathematics. He hopes to go on to Grad School to study mathematical modelling.  He believes that math is beautiful, and that conveying that beauty to students is the best way to inspire a love of math. His other interests include cooking, travelling, game criticism, and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Eden L. - Instructor

Eden is a student at the University of Miami, studying math and environmental science with a secondary education teaching certification.  Eden has spent many summers traveling abroad with different community service groups. Her favorite volunteer experiences have been working with children in small villages. Eden loves math because she believes it just makes sense and she enjoys being able to share her knowledge with students of all ages.  

Hannah R. - Instructor

Hannah is currently a theatre major at Dreyfoos School of the Arts and is aspiring to major in mechanical engineering at University of Florida in coming years. Her favorite parts of math are using logic to solve different equations and factoring in algebra. As the oldest sibling in a family of 5, Hannah is very comfortable teaching younger students and loves to interact with others. She also plays travel lacrosse and participates in the plays in her theatre department- both as a technician or an actor. Hannah is proud to be able to have the opportunity to inspire her love of math in others.

Brandon Y. - Instructor

Brandon is a senior at Florida Atlantic University, majoring in mechanical engineering. He graduated magna cum laude from FAU High School in May 2020. In 2019, Brandon led an FAU HS student research trip to the Galapagos Islands, where the team studied the effects of human interaction on the native sea lion population. Their scientific paper is expected to be published this summer. Brandon is hoping to earn his master’s in environmental engineering and pursue a doctorate degree.

Luke F. - Instructor

Luke is a senior at Spanish River High School who is planning to study Mathematics and Finance next year at university. Luke has always enjoyed tutoring his peers and interacting with children of all ages, as he currently volunteers teaching coding skills to children for a local non-profit. He has always been passionate about math, as he is the current President of the Math Club at his school and is always excited to share his enthusiasm and knowledge for math with others. When he's not crunching numbers, you can find Luke playing video games, solving rubix cubes, or on the golf course.

Howard B. - Instructor

Howard is a retired actuary  who worked for New York Life and Metropolitan Life (not concurrently). He has 2 children and 4 grandchildren and enjoys helping young people learn math  and self confidence.  In an experientally eclectic past, Howard found time to race a sports car at SCCA events, serve as a big brother to 2 young boys, and own a bar/restaurant in Manhattan.  He currently enjoys time with family, friends, books, movies, video games and working with Dave's excellent staff to help the young girls and boys who have found their way to  Mathnasium.

Arianna J. - Instructor

Arianna is from Jacksonville, Florida. She is a freshman at Florida Atlantic University, majoring in health science and wants to go to graduate school to be a physical therapist. In her free time, she likes to go to the beach and spend time with family/friends. She also enjoys playing flag football. Math has always been her best subject throughout school and she really enjoy helping kids. 

Roselyn A. - Instructor

Roselyn is a first-year student at Florida Atlantic University, and is pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice. She hopes to one day work with crime scene investigation, but in the meantime she shares her love of math with children. She began tutoring with her three younger siblings and family members and is glad to now help the community. Her favorite math topics are Algebra 1, Pre-Calculus, and Statistics. Her hobbies include volunteering, reading, crossword puzzles and shopping. One interesting fact about her is that during the pandemic, she and her best friend walked the length of a marathon in 12 hours. 

Patrick M. - Instructor

Patrick is a 3rd year student at Florida Atlantic University and is working towards his degree in Mechanical Engineering. Raised in Ireland, Patrick has always had a fondness for mathematics. During his time in secondary school he earned 8 academic awards, 3 of which were for mathematics. Patrick hopes to show the younger generations that math is something to look forward to, and that solving a difficult problem makes all of the hard work worthwhile. His interests include fast cars. playing music with his band. video games and learning how things work. His favorite subjects to teach are the more difficult subjects like calculus and differential equations, but he also greatly enjoys teaching the younger students that not only are their mathematical goals attainable, but they can have a good time attaining them.

Santiago F. - Instructor

Santiago is currently pursuing an environmental engineering degree at Florida Atlantic University. He was raised in Colombia and graduated from a Colombian high school in July 2017. He came to the US in 2018 to go to university and has loved every step of the journey. He enjoys math games and trivia. His hobbies include origami and walking. As someone who has always been keen on math, Santiago is excited to have the opportunity to guide the new generation in learning math.