Mathnasium 9719-A Sam Furr Road, Huntersville NC 28078 (704) 412-4386   huntersville@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:

Andrew Bennett, Center Director 

Andrew is the Center Director at Mathnasium of Huntersville. Before moving to North Carolina in September of 2020, Andrew attained both his Masters degree in Business Administration and Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology from Florida State University. Math has always been Andrew’s favorite subject and the one that seemed to just click, even from an early age. As a math tutor and instructor for over 6 years, Andrew is passionate about helping students learn to love mathematics by explaining concepts in ways that make sense and stick. He has taught students in a wide array of math topics and of all grade levels and is committed to combining his unique teaching methods with the Mathnasium model to create a fun, engaging math experience for students in the Huntersville community. 

Audra Dingle, Assistant Center Director

Audra Dingle is a graduate of Pfeiffer University with a BS degree in Mathematical Sciences. She has tutored math since graduating to elementary to college students. She starting tutoring at her church for 2 years then went on to tutor privately. She has always enjoyed math and has continued to learn new concepts to help students. Her goal is to help students understand math and gain confidence in the subject and to show that math is fun.

Mya Aun, Instructor

Mya is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she studied Microbiology and Chemical Engineering.  While in college, she tutored learners of all ages in Mathematics.  She loves incorporating math into everyday life to predict outcomes from past trends and to describe the nature that surrounds us.  She enjoys teaching math because it is a universal language that transcends barriers.  We are immersed in the beauty of math.  

Jeff Serra, Instructor

Jeff is a graduate of Elon University with a BA degree in Math Education, as well as a BS in Math Education. He is currently teaching high school math at Mountain Island Charter School. He is extremely passionate about math and loves to share it with his students. He believes that everyone can understand math, but sometimes it takes the right environment to create that spark. He is excited to be working at Mathnasium and hopes to inspire success in every student. 

Al Brack, Instructor

Al is a student at Central Piedmont Community College, currently pursuing an AA transfer degree, and plans to transfer to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to study Psychology with a concentration in school counseling. They have a passion for education and working with children and adolescents. They are a member of the National Honors Society and work for both the Carolina Renaissance Festival and West Virginia Renaissance Festival. They have always believed that math can be genuinely fun within the correct parameters, and they want to inspire that same love of math in others.

Toby Wong, Instructor

Toby Wong is a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte studying Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. He has always had a love for teaching and with math as a strong suit, it fits perfectly in with tutoring math. He believes everybody is capable of doing math well but fear can stop the pursuit of higher math learning. A little push along the way is what can help drive someone’s interest in math forward and inspire a love of the subject. 

Marc Surphlis, Instructor

Marc is a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, working towards a B.A. in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science. He has had a passion for math for as long as he can remember and loves to explain the beauty of it. He was a private tutor in his first couple of years at college and still likes to help out his friends and classmates. He aims to motivate every student to love math just as much as he does.

Humaira Kashmary, Instructor

Humaira is currently a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, working towards a B.S. in Mathematics and Data Science. From a young age, she fell in love with numbers and became determined to pursue a career in mathematics. She shares a great interest in wanting to inspire young students and help guide them towards a path where they can also fall in love with math. In order to inspire students and spread her love for math, she enjoys tutoring and teaching math to students and aid them in gaining confidence in their math skills. Apart from studying mathematics, she enjoys spending time with her siblings and tutoring them in various math concepts. She is thrilled to join the team of Mathnasium at Huntersville and inspire young kids.

Mary Margaret, Instructor

Mary Margaret is a junior in high school. A life-long homeschooler, she is currently working towards completing her Associates in Science degree with a concentration in math and computer science through Central Piedmont Community College before graduating high school.  Her university plans include further study of mathematics and data analytics. Her favorite thing about math is its structure and logic. She believes that math is only confusing when a student does not understand the “why” behind a particular operation. She loves to witness the moment a lightbulb goes off in a student’s head and he/she finally understands the structure and logic behind the steps to completing a problem.

Amanda Burdi, Owner 

Amanda is the Center Director at Mathnasium of Huntersville. Prior to opening her Mathnasium center, Amanda was a graduate student at Virginia Tech where she received an MS in Environmental Engineering. She also has a BS in Environmental Engineering from NC State. Amanda has always loved math and wants to share her enthusiasm with kids of all ages. As a tutor and instructor for more than a decade, Amanda is passionate about explaining concepts by teaching people in a 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 Huntersville community.

 

Interested in joining our phenomenal team of instructors?

Check out our Employment Page and submit your résumé today!

Our Mathnasium of Huntersville Team

The Mathnasium of Huntersville Team is a group of passionate math educators and tutors dedicated to not only teaching math in a way that makes sense but simultaneously building confidence in kids. Our instructors teach kids but also act as a mentor for children, helping them to understand the importance of math in their everyday lives. Our team is specialized and meticulously trained to not only make math make sense but make it fun!

Our process for becoming an Instructor at Mathnasium includes...

  1. An extensive interview process and siting for an employment exam designed specifically to test an individual’s math knowledge. All of our instructors must be extensively verse in material from elementary math through high school (and often beyond)!
  2. Before being given an offer as an Instructor, a thorough background check is conducted for all instructors that work at Mathnasium.
  3. After joining our Team, each Mathnasium Instructor undergoes extensive training including teaching each of them the Mathnasium Method, the best approach for teaching specific math concepts to kids, techniques for our effective Team Teaching process, and best practices for providing personalized instruction to kids based on their specific skills and needs.

Regardless of whether or not a student excels in math or struggles, our instructors are relentlessly trained and developed to provide the utmost level of quality in education and support for each child enrolled at Mathnasium.

Members of our Team include active and retired teachers, exceptional college students as well as high school students gifted in math. Hiring team members that are exceptional in the subject and passionate about teaching kids in a way that makes sense is our utmost priority here at Mathnasium.

 

Interested in joining our phenomenal team of instructors?

Check out our Employment Page and submit your résumé today!