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Our Team

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:

Alan FlyerAlan Flyer, Center Director/Owner

Alan Flyer is a Long Island native who grew up in nearby Port Washington. He attended Cornell University, receiving a B.A. in Government. After spending four years on Capitol Hill as a technology consultant for the United States Senate in Washington DC, he received his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  As a father of two, Alan has been involved with the Roslyn School District for over a decade, and is currently the chair of Roslyn’s Adult Education Advisory Board. He is excited by the task of “making math make sense” to kids using the Mathnasium method of instruction. Alan and his team of instructors have been helping kids of all ages succeed in math since 2011 at the first Mathnasium Learning Center in Nassau County -- and a perennial Top Performing Center in the Mathnasium organization. He is a resident of East Hills, along with his wife Karen, who is the co-owner and Center Director at Mathnasium of Great Neck.


Cheryl KornfeldCheryl Kornfeld, Assistant Center Director

Cheryl Kornfeld is a 34-year veteran middle school math teacher. She is excited to be a part of the Mathnasium staff so that she can continue to use her great variety of skills to help students catch up, accelerate and/or learn to love mathematics. She excels at diagnosing students' needs and finding exciting ways to demonstrate a principle. Her exuberant personality makes it easy for students to relax and enjoy their learning experience.

 


Freddie BeamanFreddie Beaman, Senior Instructor

Freddie has been working at Mathnasium since May 2013 and has been known to say that he "would work here until 2031." He graduated with a Psychology degree from Queens College and is currently on track to do his post-graduate work in Education (a field he fell in love with after tutoring his classmates in math as an undergraduate). His motivation to help students has manifested itself in inventing tools for learning difficult concepts, as well as puzzles and games for everyone.

Freddie was a finalist of the 2018 Mathnasium Instructor of the Year competition.  Check out his video about working with kids to help them get ahead in math!


Suneet Jain, Lead Instructor

With a Master’s in Math Education from Columbia University, Suneet started his journey as an educator by tutoring math in his college. After graduating with a BS in Engineering, he joined Democracy Prep High School in Manhattan as a Math Teacher, and Herricks High School as a Student Teacher. Throughout this time, Suneet continued to work as a Lead Instructor at Mathnasium of Roslyn. He has tremendous confidence in the Mathnasium Method and has steered over three hundred students to excel in math.

With 10 years of cumulative professional and educational experience in teaching math to a wide age group of students, Suneet firmly believes that every child can succeed in math if taught the right way.

 


Nico MoucatelNico Moucatel, Instructor

Nico is a graduate from Adelphi University with his B.S. in Mathematics and an M.A. in Adolescence Education. Nico has always had a passion for Mathematics and teaching it to others. Nico hopes to become a High School Math teacher in the future and is excited to be a part of the Mathnasium team.

 

 


Daniel FlyerDaniel Flyer, Instructor

Daniel is a student at Princeton University studying Electrical Engineering.  He is a graduate of Roslyn High School, where he was the president of the Math Team and won various awards in mathematics. In his free time, he loves learning about cool new topics in math and science. He is excited to share his love of math with all the students at Mathnasium!

 


Gary JiangGary Jiang, Instructor

Gary graduated from Townsend Harris High School and is now a student at Dartmouth College. Math has always been a great part of Gary's life. From his perspective, Math is similar to solving a puzzle, and the feeling one gets from a correct answer is unparalleled. Throughout high school, the one subtopic of math that he finds extremely interesting is Statistics. He finds the various applications to the world to be enriching, and he plans to major in statistics in college. Gary is very excited to make math as enjoyable as possible for Mathnasium students!


Megha SchmalzleMegha Schmalzle, Instructor

Megha is a graduate of Binghamton University with a B.S. in neuroscience and minors in education and biological anthropology. Math was her favorite subject throughout grade school and high school and she likes learning about the applications of math in the real world, especially in the sciences and healthcare. She enjoyed tutoring her peers in math during high school and helping non-traditional students prepare for the TASC/GED exam during college. She is grateful to be a part of the Mathnasium team and hopes her enthusiasm for math motivates students to reach their full potential.


Brooke FeinBrooke Fein, Instructor

Brooke is a senior at Roslyn High School who found her love of math in elementary school. To broaden her horizons in math, she began attending Mathnasium in the third grade. There, she was able to enrich her math skills. Brooke hopes to expand her love of math to more students and become a teacher someday. She enjoys using the skills that she once learned at Mathnasium to help students of all ages. Brooke is excited to be back at Mathnasium, this time as an instructor, and to provide a motivating and encouraging learning experience.


Aidan SchmittAidan Schmitt, Instructor

Aidan is a Senior at Regis High School, but before high school he was a student at Mathnasium. He had always loved math, but his instructors gave him a far deeper appreciation for the subject, and enjoyed learning whilst also building relationships. In his final year before college, Aidan is excited to revisit Mathnasium on the other side of the desk and wants to give his students the same love of learning that he received all those years ago.

 


Matthew LutchmidatMatthew Lutchmidat, Instructor

Matthew is a Senior at Bayside High School. He discovered his love for math in elementary school.  During that time he found himself to be advanced in the subject and wanted to help his fellow classmates succeed. This led to his desire to tutor and help as many people as he possibly could. Matthew is ecstatic to be part of the Mathnasium team and plans to share all his knowledge with the terrific students as well as inspire them to do their best!

 


Derek LuDerek Lu, Instructor

Derek is a Senior at Manhasset High School who never takes a break from doing math. Even before Elementary school, he has experienced the wonders of math through puzzles and toys. Prior to joining Mathnasium, Derek was a teacher and a friend who never hesitated to help out his classmates and underclassmen in high school. Derek is honored to be part of the Mathnasium team and looks forward to sharing his passion for math with his students.


Nelson ChengNelson Cheng, Instructor

Nelson graduated from Queens College with a B.A. in Economics. He enjoys applying the mathematic skills he has learned to real-life situations and looks forward to becoming a math teacher to middle or high school students in the future.  He is eager to hone his math skills as a Mathansium instructor and enjoys applying new methods of teaching math to the students at Mathnasium.

 


 

Mathnasium offers a few different programs to help your child in math.  Click the program below to learn more about how we can help your child.

 

Struggling with Math? Mathnasium can help your child get caught back up.

Is your child gifted and talented in math? Need an enrichment program to help your child stay ahead in math? We can push them to excellence in math