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
Duc is a student at SJSU majoring in Mathematics, Integrated Teacher Education Program. He has worked for many years as a math tutor through personal tutoring and with Mathnasium. Math has always been a subject that comes easy to him. It brings him a joy to share his experience and knowledge in math with students with that same desire. He finds the application of math to real life impactful to a student's enthusiasm and enjoyment of math. His hobbies include tennis, video games, playing with cats, and running. His favorite number is 2 because it is the first even number and symmetry is very satisfying.


Lead Instructor
Bryan is currently attending San Jose State University majoring in Computer Engineering. His passion for both mathematics and teaching came from the various people that supported him improve his math and teaching skills. Ultimately, he wants to give back what he has learned to other students and help them excel in what they will have to face. In addition to his time at Mathnasium, he has tutored at Math Master Academy, Read Write Discover (a non-profit), and the Berryessa Branch library. Outside of tutoring, he enjoys volunteering at Mini Cat Town (another non-profit), doing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and watching anime.


Lead Instructor
Ryan is currently a senior at Evergreen Valley High School. Math has always been an integral part of Ryan's life and is closely associated with his desire to learn more about the world. He considers himself to forever be a student in the world of mathematics and enjoys learning new math concepts and their applications. Throughout his life, he has grown to understand the ups and downs in the math learning process, and he strives to use his experience to help pass on his knowledge to others. In his free time, Ryan enjoys playing music, volunteering for his community, and finding ways to better himself


Olivia is a junior at Evergreen Valley High School who is currently taking AP Calculus AB. Olivia has always loved math and has chosen to teach it to students at Mathnasium, hoping that they will find the same love she has for math. She has experience working with students through tutoring at the library as well as spending time at camps with students. Outside of Mathnasium, Olivia enjoys playing cello and drums, playing badminton and basketball, and cooking.


Lori is currently a sophomore at Evergreen Valley High School and she is currently taking Pre-Calculus and will pursue higher levels of math in the near future. Lori has built a solid foundation in math through doing singapore math since elementary school and works towards helping children overcome roadblocks in math and also build a solid foundation for them as well. Outside of school, Lori is the event coordinator of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a non-profit organization for blood cancer. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano, bari sax, badminton, volunteering, and watching kdramas.


Joshua is a junior at Silver Creek High with 5 years of math tutoring experience. His enthusiasm for learning and passion for helping classmates inspired him in 6th grade to begin his own private tutoring service. Joshua uses his experience and deep understanding of math to engage each student, develop conceptual fluency, and build confident learning skills. Outside of tutoring, Joshua enjoys creating and exploring media in areas such as motion design, digital art, and photography. He believes in the importance of uplifting community and personal development.


Nehaa is a junior at Presentation High School. She is currently taking Honors Pre-Calculus and will take AP Calculus BC in the fall. She has experience teaching through multiple volunteer organizations and through being a peer tutor at school. She loves math because it always makes sense, and she hopes to transfer this love for math to students. In her free time, she likes reading, painting, and running.


Anjali is a rising senior at Evergreen Valley High School. She recently completed AP Calculus AB and will be taking AP Statistics in the fall. Anjali knows the importance of mathematics in school and outside of school, and she aims to show students that math can be interesting and fun here at Mathnasium. She has experience teaching and tutoring through volunteering at local schools and other organizations. In her free time, Anjali loves to read, play badminton, and travel.


Adwin is a junior at Evergreen Valley High School where he is currently pursuing AP Calculus AB and has completed AP Statistics previously. He is very passionate about math and loves working with kids. Working with Mathnasium has allowed him to do what he enjoys most: helping kids learn and enjoy math. He has plenty of experience teaching younger kids as he volunteers with a non profit organization to teach basic java and python. Adwin is one of the top ranked badminton players in the nation for his age group. He is an avid biker and enjoys dancing, and listening to music in his free time.


Rishitha is a sophomore at Evergreen Valley High School where she currently takes Pre-Calculus and will take AP Calculus AB in the coming school year. She enjoys working with kids and helping them understand difficult topics. She volunteers through different programs to tutor kids as well as to teach them Speech & Debate. In her free time, Rishitha enjoys reading books, watching basketball, and spending time with her friends.


Kevin is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley. His passion for teaching math comes from the tutors and teachers that helped him succeed in his previous math classes, such as AP Calculus AB & BC. As a result, he is committed to teaching people of all ages, from preschoolers to university students, and ensuring they succeed. He has gained experience tutoring by helping children with their homework at a local library, as well as assisting his peers in his school classes. He is also committed to giving back to the surrounding communities, such as volunteering for a hospital and a local organization that serves those with disabilities. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and taking walks around the neighborhood.


Audrey is a junior at Evergreen Valley High School and is currently taking AP Calculus BC. Audrey has loved math from a young age and hopes to show students that learning math can be fun and exciting. She has past experience teaching younger students through multiple different science and math nonprofits such as volunteering at Engage STEM as a math tutor and at Explore as a STEM class teacher and hopes to use her knowledge to help students grow. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, reading, and hanging out with friends.


Nikitha is currently a senior at EVHS taking AP Statistics, previously completing AP Calculus AB and BC. Nikitha has worked previously as a math instructor, virtual tutor for 3rd through 6th graders, non profit volunteer, and STEM and technology interactive volunteer. In volunteering with younger kids, Nikitha learned how to keep them engaged, explain concepts in a simple and understandable manner, and how to be patient with kids who learn at different paces. Nikitha has experience in teaching algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic functions through volunteering online and has helped students navigate virtual learning tools. She values letting students learn through practice and approaching problems in multiple ways that fit the needs of each individual learner. Through working at Mathnasium, Nikitha enjoys meeting new kids and helping them learn foundational math skills which they can build upon in the future. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, dancing, programming, and spending time with her friends, family, and dog.


Allison is a sophomore at Evergreen Valley High School that is currently taking Precalculus. She has years of experience through participating in Math Olympiad, babysitting, and tutoring children. Outside of school, Allison is the secretary of Red Cross, a club that hosts biannual blood drives and various other events centered around alleviating human suffering. Through Mathnasium, she hopes to teach people to understand and appreciate the benefits of learning new math skills. In her free time, Allison enjoys playing the piano, hiking, traveling, and trying new foods.


Arshia is currently a senior at Evergreen Valley High School taking AP Statistics. She has taken both AP Calculus AB and BC and pursued further enrichment at Evergreen Valley College and De Anza. At these community colleges, she has taken Multivariable Calculus and Discrete Math. Arshia is treasurer of the Science National Honor Society, a club that provides exposure to fundamental science topics through labs for under-resourced elementary schools. She enjoys fiber arts, playing pickleball and tennis, piano, and game nights in her free time.


Justin is currently a junior at Evergreen Valley High School and is currently taking Calculus AB. He's been deeply interested in math since he was a kid, always going out of his way to learn not how, but why. He's grateful for Mathnasium for giving him the opportunity to share how unique, fun, and deep math gets, no matter what level or difficulty. Justin also really loves listening to jazz and pop rock. For hobbies, he solves Rubik's Cubes as fast as possible and builds gaming computers for him and his friends.


Marketing Coordinator
Courtney is currently attending San Jose State University, as a Design Studies major! She is expected to graduate in May of 2024. She is a new addition to the marketing team as of October 2023. She has prior work experience in an educational setting, as a Academic Operations Administrator. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her pets, trying new foods, and shopping!

Sekhar Potluri

Center Owner
Sekhar has always loved math and enjoys being around and helping kids learn and enjoy math. Sekhar has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Before finding Mathnasium, he spent around 18 years in IT, Retail Management, and ventured into other businesses but always wanted to spend the rest of his life doing what he loved the most, being around and teaching children. He believes that the Mathnasium method of teaching math can change a child’s attitude towards math and help develop a deep understanding of “number sense.” Sekhar and his team at Mathnasium of Silver Creek are committed to helping children grow their interest and confidence in math and are very proud to bring the Mathnasium Method to your children in the Evergreen and Silver Creek area.


Marketing Coordinator
Jason is currently attending San Jose State University studying Marketing! He is expected to graduate in December of 2025. He is the newest addition to the marketing team as of April 2024. He has prior experience in educational settings, marketing, admin tools, and project management. Jason enjoys going on hikes and hanging out with friends!

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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