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.

Melanie Staus

Melanie graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics/Secondary Education. Melanie graduated with honors and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and largest academic honor society. She spent ten years in the benefits consulting industry performing actuarial work and overseeing the administration of pension plans for several Fortune 500 companies. Melanie has done extensive math tutoring for all ages and in all subject areas and is thrilled to share her passion for teaching and love of mathematics!

Matthew Batchelor

Center Director
Matthew graduated from Oglethorpe University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. During college, Matthew discovered his love for helping people understand math. He worked as a tutor in the Academic Success Center and was also a teaching assistant during the summers. Matthew began working for Mathnasium right out of college in Augusta, Georgia. He enjoys reading and playing video games during his free time. Matthew loves helping students develop a positive relationship with math and seeing that math can be fun!

Helen Hodgetts

Assistant Center Director
Helen graduated from The University of Alabama in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Fine Art. From a young age, Helen had a deep passion for math and began working as a private tutor starting in high school. While in college, Helen continued to work as a private tutor along with other responsibilities such as being an Ambassador and Residential Advisor for the University. Soon after graduating from college, she joined the Mathnasium team. In her free time, she loves to make art and volunteers at the Atlanta Printmaking Studio. Helen understands the importance of math skills and how to make it creative and fun.

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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