The Story of Your Local Mathnasium - Parker

Jun 24, 2023 | Parker

1. When was your center/re’s grand opening??

A: Our center opened in January 2012. It was the first Mathnasium in the southern side of Denver, so we were very excited to open our doors and start helping area students with math! We had a ribbon cutting with the Parker Chamber of Commerce with big gold scissors and a lot of local citizens.

2. Of all your employees, who has been with you the longest?

A: Barb has been with our center since 2015. She has worked with our students from 1st grade through high school. Barb is a retired high school math teacher and loves the one-on-one attention she can give our students at Mathnasium.

3. Who is the owner/director of your center?

A: The owner, Allison Shride, has been involved with Mathnasium of Parker since opening day. She loves to travel and has been to every continent except Antarctica. Her favorite foods are usually spicy! Mexican, Indian and Thai are often on the menu.

4. What local schools does your center serve?

A: Chaparral HS, Legend HS, Ponderosa HS, Sierra MS, Cimarron MS, Sagewood MS, American Academy charter schools, Parker Core Knowledge, Challenge to Excellence, Leman Academy, Pine Grove Elementary, Pioneer Elementary, Mammoth Heights Elementary, Iron Horse Elementary, Gold Rush Elementary, North Star Academy,

5. What are parents saying about your center?

A: "The part I most love is that they make math fun for the kids and they are still learning! I'm so pleased with the learning progress. Scheduling is easy, the staff are all friendly and accommodating. And they do a great job keeping me informed regarding the kids’ progress." ~ Rachel T.

"My son has learned so much after going to Mathnasium. I love that they partner/communicate with his school math teacher to make sure they’re working on what he is learning in the classroom. Everyone is wonderful, helpful, supportive, kind and caring. I think my son’s favorite part is picking out prizes from the punch cards he’s collected. I highly recommend Mathnasium!" - Christie S.