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
Joy has spent over eight years tutoring Chemistry, Biology, and Genetics. She has a Bachelor's in Biochemistry and a Master's in Education from Seattle Pacific University. Joy also has three years of experience as a paraeducator in the Lake Washington School District. Joy likes helping students overcome their personal hurdles in math. She enjoys introducing students to the fun side of problem-solving and showing them that working on complex problems can be absorbing and rewarding. In addition to her work at Mathnasium, Joy is a volunteer forest steward working with the Green Kirkland Partnership.


Tyler graduated from the University of Washington, Bothell, with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics and is currently pursuing a Master's in Education. During his time in undergrad, he taught a course on videogame design which piqued his interest in teaching. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and origami.


Tony has an undergraduate degree in mathematics and physics, as well as a Master's in Statistics, Education, and an MBA. In addition to tutoring at Mathnasium, he owns two businesses and has recently been made a subject matter expert in Machine Learning!


Tarun is currently pursuing a math and engineering degree at the University of Washington. He has helped his friends and family with math throughout his high school years, as he is very passionate about STEM subjects especially math. In his free time, he enjoys biking, playing soccer, listening to music, and volunteering.


Ilya has taught all levels of K to 12 math and beyond, teaching math and computer science at Portland Community College. Ilya holds three undergraduate degrees, one in Mathematics, one in Computer Science, and one in Electrical Engineering!

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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