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:
Jadelyn San Juan, Center Director
Jadelyn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology from UC Santa Cruz. From an early age she has been interested in science and mathematics. Mastery of foundations gave her the confidence to visualize abstract and difficult concepts. Jadelyn's interest in math comes from the perpetual cycle of knowledge, confidence, application, and retention.
As a student, Jadelyn has found problem solving to be an enjoyable challenge. Throughout her experience as a Mathnasium instructor, she helps students discover their potential in understanding difficult math concepts. For her, teaching math to struggling students is a welcomed challenge and a rewarding experience. She hopes to inspire and motivate, and create successful students.
Angie Yuan, Owner/Managing Director
Angie started her career in Silicon Valley for Internet/Software companies and consulted for multiple startups in marketing, operations and funding strategies. Angie has been an active member in multiple start-up communities and a dedicated volunteer for various professional organizations. Angie holds an MBA degree in Management Information Systems from State University of New York at Albany with full scholarship.
In early 2013, Angie discovered Mathnasium as a brilliant way to realize her passion for education and love for mathematics while helping kids succeed at school. She and the Mathnasium team of San Mateo-Laurelwood are committed to helping students grow their interest, skills, and confidence in Math and are very proud to bring the Mathnasium Method to San Mateo County.
Yuta Ebikawa, Lead Instructor
Yuta grew up in the Bay Area, attending local elementary, middle and high schools. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience and a minor in mathematics from UCLA, graduating in June 2013.
He believes in the unlimited potential of children, hoping that students at Mathnasium of Laurelwood, San Mateo, will grow to be indispensable leaders in their respective communities in future. Outside of Mathnasium instruction, he is a student research assistant at a laboratory of educational neuroscience in UCSF. He is planning to pursue graduate studies in a field related to education and psychology.
Emily Paras, Lead Instructor
Emily currently attends the College of San Mateo, planning to transfer to a University and major in Economics. Emily has always loved teaching and even as a child she would help her peers, so Mathnasium is a great fit. If she's not working or at school, you can most likely find her on the golf course or the beach.
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