#### Gilbert

756 South Gilbert Road , Suite 103
Gilbert, AZ 85296

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.

## Zachary

Math Instructor
Zachary is currently a senior in his final semester at Arizona State University studying mathematics. He has taken several advanced math courses, including two semesters of rigorous real analysis, abstract algebra, and graduate courses in ordinary and partial differential equations. Zachary intends on pursuing a career in research in mathematics, and has been accepted into Duke University's mathematics PhD program. His main research interests lie in fluid dynamics and mathematical biology. He currently has a paper awaiting publication, and several currently being written, on computational hemodynamics and medical imaging. Zachary is committed to helping students who struggle with math in school, and loves sharing his passion in the subject with others. He gets it! Math can be really hard. But it's also really cool too! Fav Math Joke: Q: What’s the difference between a diameter and a radius? A: A radius. Fun Facts: He has been playing guitar since sixth grade, and loves playing heavy metal music! He also goes to the gym for weightlifting, and loves playing video games like Mario Kart and Monster Hunter.

## Conner

Math Instructor
Conner holds a Bachelor's Degree in Statistics with a minor in Mathematics from BYU. He enjoys being an instructor at Mathnasium because he enjoys math and believes that anyone can succeed at it if given enough time, patience, and attention. One time, he entered a contest in college to put slogans on buttons for Math-related majors. He entered the slogan "I am a Math major. This button is my proof." and won. (Proofs are how mathematicians prove that a given math fact is true.) Fun facts: He has four older sisters, a twin brother, and 19 nieces and nephews! He enjoys reading and playing games. He has hiked across the Grand Canyon from rim to rim.

## Joshua

Math Instructor
Joshua a Sophomore at ASU looking to get a B.S. in Psychology. He tries to maintain knowledge in as many academic fields as he can, including kinetic physics, electrodynamics and magnetics, epistemic philosophy, historical tactics, emerging technology and the philosophical and practical issues they bring up, linguistics, advanced mathematics, and sociology. He loves to learn and wants to understand everything he can, and he wants to help other people do the same as well. He believes everyone should have the opportunity, and does have the capacity, to understand mathematics and the underlying principles and systems therein, and so he really cares about helping Mathnasium students learn not just how to solve a problem, but why it matters and why their solutions work out correctly. Fun Facts: He loves strategy games: from StarCraft to chess -he simply loves thinking through complex problems with many viable solutions to try to find the best way to a decisive victory. He has spent over a thousand hours doing partner dancing since he started high school, and his favorite dances are the Silver American Waltz and the Nightclub 2-Step.

## Hrithik

Math Instructor
Hrithik is currently a high school senior and has tutored many students from pre-algebra to pre-calculus. He is passionate about being a Mathnasium instructor because he wants able to help children who don’t understand parts of math to in a simpler way! Fav Joke: Why did the student wear glasses to math class? -- To help with his di-vision. Fun fact: He has been helping students with math since he was in 8th grade.

## Lauryn

Math Instructor
Lauryn is a senior at Gilbert Classical Academy, where she's taken math classes through Calculus 3 and Differential Equations. She's passionate about being an instructor at Mathnasium because she believes that a foundation for math is vital for everyone’s education, and it’s important that everyone learns at a rate that best suits them.

## Sandro

Math Instructor
Sandro is very grateful to have had many opportunities to work with kids throughout his life. He started tutoring as early as elementary school, where he helped kindergarteners work on phonics and spelling skills. Additionally, he was a member of a tutoring program in his middle school that helped students with organization and planning to prepare them to succeed at a college preparatory. Since 2021, he has been the co-president of the Education Professions program at his high school, where aspiring teachers visit other schools to learn how to be better educators. He has spent a year with a group of gifted fourth graders, where he has observed and taught lessons. His continued experience in teaching has solidified his passion for education. That is why he is so excited to be an instructor at Mathnasium; guiding students towards progress and success fills his heart. He is highly proficient in mathematics; he scored in the 97th percentile on the math portion of the ACT. His other passion besides education is film and literature. He adores storytelling. There is something very human about telling a story to someone else. He believes telling a story is one of the best ways to express oneself. Fav Math Joke: "Why was six scared of seven? -- Seven eight nine!" Fun facts: He will be studying secondary education in college. He plans to become a teacher and work in education administration down the road. His favorite piece of literature is "Anthem" by Ayn Rand. His favorite food is sushi; nothing beats it. He has a beautiful parrot named Pico - almost ten years old.

## 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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