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:
Michelle Gu, Center Director
Michelle is the Business Owner and Center Director at Mathnasium of Snoqualmie. Prior to opening this Mathnasium center, Michelle worked as a BD Director with Dell-EMC, specializing in business development and operations. Having struggled with math as a child, Michelle is enthusiastic about helping every child in the community of Snoqualmie, North Bend and Fall City to truly understand math by teaching it in the way that makes sense to them. She has taught and tutored children of all ages, and she is committed to bringing the Mathnasium Method to the children in the community.
Jono Collins, Lead Instructor
Jono is an Instructor at Mathnasium of Snoqualmie. He graduated from Villanova University with a Finance and Management Information Systems double major and an Analytics minor. Growing up, Jono always loved working with kids and students to help them grow, being either a teaching aid or a camp counselor every summer throughout high school. He believes that math is a primary avenue to developing children’s critical thinking and analytical skills and that the Mathnasium Method allows students to be more confident in their own abilities in both mathematics and problem solving in general. In his free time, Jono enjoys cooking, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and learning random new skills/hobbies (he might be missing school a little).
Murial Ross, Instructor
Murial is a Math Instructor at Mathnasium of Snoqualmie. She has graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S in Bioengineering and is studying her PhD in Bioengineering at the University of Washington. Murial thoroughly enjoys tutoring students, helping them grasp new math concepts to excel. When Murial is not working, she enjoys paddle boarding and swimming.
Mona Garg, Instructor
As a Math instructor at the Mathnasium of Snoqualmie, Mona has a master’s degree in Math from CCS University, India. Math has always been my favorite subject. The interesting fact about Math is that you can approach a problem in many ways that develop your reasoning power. Math is key to current progress in Science and Technology. In addition to Math, Mona enjoy cooking and short hikes.
Nathan Brown, Instructor
Nathan is majoring in education at Western Washington University, he loves working with students of all levels as a Math instructor. Nathan graduated from Mount Si High School and spends many summers working working as a camp councilor, he is pround of working at Mathnasium of Snoqualmie to contribute for local community.
Sarah is an Economics major from London School of Economics and completed her master in project management at City University of Seattle. She has 4 years of teaching experience with various age groups. Teaching is her passion. She struggled with math in high school and learned to love it when she found an amazing teacher who helped her rediscover math! She believes math is an important subject no matter what field you venture into and its necessary to have a good, solid understanding of math. Working at Mathnasium gives her the oppurtunity to work with kids and help them understand and love math as much as she does. In her free time (which isnt much since she has 3 little kids) she likes to cook, do creative projects and swim!