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.


Lead Instructor
Dane hails from so far-flung as Tacoma, having found himself in Seattle to study math at the University of Washington. He's working at Mathnasium between his Bachelor's degree and an aspiration to pursue a PhD in mathematics, and [in his spare time] has taken up running, playing kickball, and various other things he hasn't time to mention.


Albert is from South Korea and is a rising junior at the University of Washington studying chemistry and biology, and pursuing a career in the medical field. He has had multiple math and science tutoring experiences with students from primary school to high school. He loves soccer, swimming, and skiing. He enjoys teaching math at Mathnasium, and is hoping to teach more kids!


Ivah grew up in Edmonds, Washington, and is currently a junior studying Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Washington. Ivah loves working with kids and sharing her love for math and problem solving! In her free time, Ivah loves to cook, hike, run, or do anything else outdoors in the PNW.


Jared has been a private guitar instructor for over 12 years and loves teaching children of all ages. In that time, he's played shows all over the country and even had the opportunity to play overseas in Europe as well as in Australia and New Zealand. A couple years back, he decided to change his focus from music to science and mathematics, fueled by a new curiosity about our natural universe. He is currently pursuing a degree in physics and mathematics, and hopes to share the curiosity and passion for science and learning with the next generation.


Hi! My name is Joe and I have been living in the greater Seattle area for the last 13 years. I graduated from The University of Washington with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2023, and I am now pursuing a career in education. In my free time I enjoy listening to music, playing soccer, and exploring the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest! I am very excited to be working at Mathnasium at Northeast Seattle.


Jonathan has been living in the Seattle area for the past five years. Currently, he's studying both Math and Applied Math as a second-year student at the University of Washington. He's been passionate about mathematics since a young age, and in particular loves finding the best ways to understand and explain difficult concepts. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys reading and studying Japanese.


Kathryn was born in Seattle but spent 6 years living in Hong Kong. She is currently a junior at University Prep. Kathryn has always been incredibly interested in math and finds a great joy in teaching others. Fueled by her passion in helping others, Kathryn wants to pursue a career in medicine in the future. In her free time, she loves playing the piano and baking.


Kate is from Gig Harbor, WA, and is currently a second year at University of Washington. She is studying Applied Math with a minor in music. She enjoys teaching kids and helping them understand math concepts. In her free time she loves to read, play violin and watercolor.


Lora grew up in the greater Seattle area. She is currently a second-year college student planning to pursue a career in the health sciences. She has years of experience working with kids. In her free time, she enjoys art, sports, and traveling. She loves seeing Mathnasium students gain confidence in math.


Nomin grew up in San Francisco, CA and is currently studying to become a physical therapist at the University of Washington. She is looking forward to helping kids at Mathnasium develop skills and confidence in their abilities. In her free time, she enjoys playing basketball, swimming, and listening to music!


Director, Mathnasium @Home
Tim was born and raised in Spokane, Washington, and moved to Puyallup after getting married in 2020. He holds both a BA and MS in Mathematics from Eastern Washington University where he also loved being a math instructor for 10 years. Seeing students of any age have that light bulb moment when the concept they've been working on finally clicks fully for them is what Tim lives for. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar and singing for friends as well as acting and singing in community theatre productions.

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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