Our specially trained math instructors will teach your child how to understand math in an individual setting; our unique approach enables us to explain concepts really well and lend a helping hand to every student. Our tutors foster a caring, encouraging environment that helps kids thrive and learn! Read below to learn more about our talented team:
Evan Heath, Center Director
Evan Heath received his Bachelor’s degree at Monmouth University where he studied Mathematics and Statistics. Since 2013, he has been helping students reach their academic goals through private tutoring and group learning. Evan says he loves math because, instead of simply memorizing rules and facts, Math can be understood. When you ask the question, “Why am I doing this?” there is always an answer. Evan aims to teach students in a way that they can have the satisfaction of understanding and grow to love Math every step of the way.
Erika Hernandez, Instructor
Erika Hernandez received her Bachelor's of Arts in Mathematics and a Minor in Computer Science. She is currently working on obtaining her teaching certification through the alternate route program for Mathematics. Erika has worked as a long-term substitute for the middle school and high school in Long Branch. She is looking forward to obtaining her certification to teach Mathematics at the middle school level and to continue to build relationships with students.
Cassi Zappala, Instructor
Cassi received her Bachelor’s in Mathematics as well as her Masters in the Arts of Teaching from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has been tutoring K-12 mathematics since 2015 and also works as an Elementary School Special Education Teacher. Cassi‘s favorite part of teaching is helping students gain confidence in their skills!
Tom Klemm, Instructor
Tom Klemm received his Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University. He has been tutoring mathematics and science since high school. A life-long love of and passion for learning has inspired him to help others reach their goals in education while helping find enjoyment in and explaining the real world applications of the subjects that they are studying. “The understanding of key concepts is important, but a passion for learning is invaluable.”
Michele Mazzacco, Instructor
Michele Mazzacco studied mathematics education at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She received her bachelor?s degree in Mathematics and her certification in Secondary Education. Michele completed her student teaching at Communications High School. She taught Algebra 2, Statistics, and Pre-Calculus. She is also a substitute at Allied Health and Science and Point Pleasant Beach High School. Michele says, "Most children dislike math, and I want to be the teacher that changes that. I enjoy seeing the 'light bulb' go off when students understand math."
John Napoli, Owner
John received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Mathematics from Baruch College, City of New York. After a successful career on Wall Street he decided to open a business that could "add-value" to our lives in the truest sense of the term; with our children. John is the father of three, ranging from elementary through high school, and has a deep appreciation for education and development, particularly in the field of mathematics. He is especially passionate about increasing children's self-confidence and lives for those "Ahhh!" moments when a child gets it!