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:
James Hughes, Center Director
James has been the owner of the St. Augustine Mathnasium since it opened in February 2017. James is a retired Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he worked almost 27 years in the Violent Crimes/ Special Operations Division, in New York and Miami.
James also served as a New York City Police Officer and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Criminology at Flagler College. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science and a Master's degree in Criminal Justice.
James is also a Real Estate Agent at Coldwell Banker Vanguard.
James thoroughly enjoys his new “passion” of educating our young students, after 31 years as a “crime fighter”.
Joseph Smith - Lead Instructor
Joseph is a student at Saint Johns River State College, where he is pursuing a business degree. He has always loved helping others in math and loves animals as well. Joe was recently promoted to Lead Instructor. In his free time, Joe enjoys fishing in the Saint Johns River.
Katherine has been teaching math for over 49 years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Penn State and is a die-hard Nittany Lion fan. Katherine earned a Master’s degree in Education also from Penn State. Katherine has shared her passion for teaching Math and believes that education is the key to success. We are exceedingly pleased that Katherine has been an integral part of our program since we opened our doors 3 years ago.
Janet has been teaching Math in one capacity or another for over 40 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Mississippi College, and began her career as a High School Math teacher in Vicksburg, MS. Janet has tutored high-level Math as a substitute teacher and as a College Adjunct Professor. Janet credits her High School Algebra teacher with “triggering” a deep love of Math. Janet and her husband enjoy Kayaking and Hiking when not helping our Mathnasium students. Janet relishes the opportunity to share her enthusiasm for learning with our students.
Bradley is a teacher at St. Augustine High School and has taught Algebra 2, Geometry, Algebra 1, AICE Thinking Skills, and Liberal Arts Math. Bradley graduated from Flagler College with a degree in Social Science Education. Our high school enrollees seeking help with “High Level” math and SAT prep, really value Bradley’s knowledge and extraordinary teaching style. Bradley strives to make sure that his students leave his classroom with a “curiosity” of mathematics and the world.
Christina is a teacher at St. Augustine High School in the Exceptional Student Education program. She helps students with disabilities acquire skills in Reading, Math, and Academic Skills, such as organization and self-advocacy. She graduated from Flagler College with a Bachelor's in Education for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Elementary Education. She believes that all students are capable of learning and strives to inspire in her student's curiosity and passion for life.
Summer Hours listed
|Mon||Center 2:00 - 7:00 pm|
|Tues||Center 2:00 - 7:00 pm|
|Wed||Center 2:00 - 7:00 pm|
|Thurs||Center 2:00 - 7:00 pm|
|Sat||10:00 am - 1:00 pm|
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