Mathnasium 1756 Woodruff Road, Greenville SC 29607 (864) 626-3030

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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:

Owner/CenterDirectorDawn Sheriff, Owner & Center Director 

Dawn Sheriff is the Owner & Center Director at Mathnasium of Greenville Five Forks. With 20+ years in education, Dawn has teaching experience ranging from preschool through high school. Dawn is passionate about helping children and believes early intervention can help every child succeed. She has an MLIS from University of South Carolina and a BA in Secondary Education from Clemson University. Watching her own children struggle in both private and public programs has shaped her feelings about education. Dawn is excited about the opportunity to help every child in the Greenville community to truly understand math by teaching it in the way that makes sense to them. She has taught and tutored children of all ages, and she is committed to bringing the Mathnasium Method to the children in the community. 


Ed Alport, Lead Instructor 

Ed retired recently from a career in engineering. He is a master of systems and processes. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his wife Karen and teaching math to students of all ages. You will often see him working at the front desk as well as working with students.  He can do it all!  As the Mauldin Elementary 4th graders say, "Ed is AWESOME!" We are simply thrilled to have him as part of Team Mathnasium!



Andy Moehlenbrock, Instructor

Andy is retired from life as an engineer. His work history includes years at both Sealed Air Corporation and Kemet Electronics. These days, he is enjoying retirement  teaching others math and spending time with his grandchildren. Andy and his wife Maxine just welcomed grandchild #6 in early August 2017, and he thinks retirement will be the best years yet.  We are so happy he's choosing to share his love of math with our students every day!




Rachel Mann, Instructor

Rachel is a former high school Geometry teacher. In addition to working at Mathnasium, she also teaches courses at both Tri-County Techical College and Greenville Technical College. She also has many years of experience  teaching karate! Rachel and her husband have two (almost grown) sons. We are super-excited to have her as part of our Rock-Star Math Team!



Rene Brewer, Instructor

Mrs. Renee LOVES math! After retiring from a career in restaurant management, she has happily joined our Mathnasium team to share her love of math with others. She and her husband Ben have two fur babies, Paco and Lola, that enjoy walks in the park and nap time with Ben. Her patience and kindness are inspiring.  We are so glad to have her as part of the Mathnasium team!




Mason Ingalls, Instructor

Mason is a senior at Clemson University majoring in mathematics with an emphasis in actuarial science. He is originally from Hanahan, SC where he enjoys working with the drum line at band camp each summer. He is also a proud member of the Tiger Band!  He's an awesome instructor working with all of our upper level mathematics students. 




Reagan Palladino, Instructor

Reagan is a rising senior at Brashier Middle College. In addition to being an awesome instructor, she enjoys swimming and volleyball in her free time. We are glad to have her as part of our Mathnasium Team!






Kendall Hillson, Instructor

Kendall is a rising senior at Mauldin High School where she is a member of Mu Alpha Theta and a member of the girls varsity basketball team.  




Hannah Fugate, Instructor

Hannah is a rising senior at Brashier Middle College this year. In addition to being a fantastic instructor, Hannah enjoys playing softball for the Varsity team. 




Sophie Pavia, Instructor

Sophie is a freshman at FSU double majoring in mathematics and computer science. She is a graduate of Mauldin High School where she was a member of Mu Alpha Thetha and student council.  She loves working with kids and she loves math!  Sophie is also a dancer at Dance Theater Greenville. Sophie will be available during seasonal breaks this year. We are so glad to have her as part of our Mathnasium team!