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:
Alexis Pinon, Center Director/Co-Owner
With Mathnasium since 2017
Hobbies & interests: Music, reading, cooking
Where I will be in 5 years: Traveling!
What I love about Mathnasium: It's a great learning environment that helps students develop confidence in math!
Evette Sarokhanian, Education Director
With Mathnasium since 2015
Hobbies & interests: Camping, traveling
Where I will be in 5 years: Teaching still!
What I love about Mathnasium: Allows me to help give kids that "Oh, I get it!" moment.
Mike Medina, Assistant Director
With Mathnasium since 2018
BA in History from UCLA; AST in Mathematics from LAVC
Hobbies & interests: Drawing, video games, reading about current events
Where I will be in 5 years: Teaching math
What I love about Mathnasium: I love helping kids break old, time consuming math habits and showing them a new and efficient method for solving the same math problem.
School attended: Cornell University
Hobbies & interests: Reading, cooking, music
Where I will be in 5 years: Grad school
What I love about Mathnasium: Getting to know my students and see them grow so quickly in their confidence and abilities
School attending: California State University, Northridge
Major: Mathematics for Secondary School Teaching
Hobbies: Watching movies and traveling
Where I will be in 5 years: Hopefully receiving my master’s degree and teaching math!
What I love about Mathnasium: I love how we provide a fun and stress-free learning environment while helping students achieve their goals.
School attending: Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School
Intended Major/Degree: Civil Engineering and Applied Mathematics
Hobbies & Interests: Going to concerts, hiking, volunteering, Aikido
Where I will be in 5 years: College!
What I love about Mathnasium: I love helping the students become more enthusiastic and confident about math.
School attending: Occidental College
Major: Urban and Environmental Policy
Hobbies and interests: Ceramics, sitting in the sun
What I love about Mathnasium: The kids at Mathnasium are super awesome and it’s always great to see how much more comfortable they become with math!
School Attending: University of Southern California
Major: Masters in Healthcare Administration
Hobbies & interests: Beauty, self-care, and fashion, Jazz and Salsa music, saxophone, podcasts and television
Where I will be in 5 years: Policy research, working on quality of care in a hospital, or health consulting
What I love about Mathnasium: I love the students at Mathnasium, and their enthusiasm for learning math while having fun and earning prizes!
Maya Diakoff, Director of Operations/Co- Owner
With Mathnasium since 2014; before starting with Mathnasium, Maya taught at a local high school for 10 years
MS in Chemistry from UCLA; BA in Chemistry from Occidental College
Hobbies & interests: Astronomy, bike riding, roller skating
What I love about Mathnasium: I love helping kids acquire the tools they need in order to become advanced math students.
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