Our staff is built to teach each student individually, to develop the skills they need to thrive in mathematics, and to foster a love of learning.

Joy Perry

Center Director
Meet Joy, a seasoned educator with a Bachelor of Arts from Hampton University and a master's degree from New York University. With a firm belief in the universal applicability of mathematics across all subjects, Joy is a staunch advocate for mathematical literacy for all. Joy brings her wealth of experience and expertise to Mathnasium, where she has served as Center Director for the past four years. She approaches teaching and learning as a dynamic exchange, infusing each session with enthusiasm and creativity. While she ensures that learning remains engaging and enjoyable, Joy maintains a firm commitment to the discipline necessary for academic success.

Annie Polashock

Assistant Center Director.

Arsalaan Khan


Dillan J

Lead Instructor
Dillan, a student at Cary Academy High School, is currently immersed in the intricacies of multivariable calculus and differential equations. His journey with Mathnasium in earlier years ignited a profound passion for both mathematics and teaching. Driven by his love for the subject, Dillan finds immense joy in imparting mathematical knowledge to children, fostering their understanding and bolstering their confidence along the way. At Mathnasium, we're proud to have played a part in nurturing Dillan's passion and commitment to both math and education.

Cristian Aeloiza

Cristian, currently a student at NC State University, is passionately pursuing a major in Applied Mathematics. With a keen interest in exploring diverse mathematical methodologies, Cristian envisions the potential applications of math across various scientific domains, including Physics and Economics. Recognizing children's innate curiosity, Cristian finds fulfillment in sharing his mathematical insights with them. Through engaging discussions and innovative teaching approaches, he aspires to not only nurture their curiosity but also to empower them with the confidence and competence needed to excel in mathematics. At Mathnasium, we celebrate educators like Cristian who are dedicated to inspiring young minds and fostering a love for math that transcends disciplines.

Sofia Khandelwal


Kim Herring

Senior Instructor

Our Mathnasium Mission

Teach children math so they understand it, master it, and love it. Math can change their lives, and they can change the world.

What I love about Mathnasium is the ability to teach problem-solving skills and make math make sense, while also making a student smile.
Amber W., Mathnasium Instructor

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