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:
Boris Gokh, Owner/Center Director
Boris is the Owner/Center Director at Mathnasium of The Colony. Prior to opening his Mathnasium center, Boris worked in various Executive positions at Bank of America, Sinacola Companies, Dresser and Landmark Managment Group. He has an Masters and Bachelors of Science in Economics with Finance from SMU. Math being his favorite subject as a child, Boris is enthusiastic about helping every child in the The Colony / West Plano community to truly understand math by teaching it in the way that makes sense to them. He has tutored children of all ages, and he is committed to bringing the Mathnasium Method to the children in the community. Married with 2 kids, Boris enjoys playing and watching all sports and spending outdoor time with his family.
Isaak Gokh, Educational Consultant
Isaak is passionate about education and math in particular. He has Masters degree in Engineering and has been envolved in numerous projects all over the world. Isaak has extensive leadership training, which has helped him in many roles at Mathnasium. Isaak believes that a good education allows students to achieve their maximum potential in life, and since Mathnasium allows for kids to learn math in a unique and fun way, it’s a perfect match! Married with 2 kids, Isaak loves spending time and spoiling his grandchildren.
Julie Thompson, Instructor
Julie is a student at the University of North Texas majoring in Mathematics with a minor in the Teach North Texas program. Mathematics has always been her favoritre subject and teaching has always been her career of choice. "Mathnasium is such a great place to teach because the students are so passionate about learning and their mathematical growth shows every time they come into the center." In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing with her friends, playing music and hiking.
Stephanie Blitshtein, Instructor
Stephanie is an instructor at Mathnasium of The Colony. She recently graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Finance degree from UT Dallas. Stephanie has always had a passion for education. During her time in college, she took UTeach courses and is currently an advisor for a local youth group. Teaching at Mathnasium combines her love of education with her strong math background. She finds it rewarding to watch her students fully understand a complicated topic that they previously struggles with. In her free time, Stephanies loves to be outdoors and cook.
Soham Shah, Instructor
Soham is a student at the University of Texas at Dallas majoring in actuarial sciences. He spends much of his free time volunteering at various places or relaxing with his friends. Soham has always been very passionate about mathematics, and after a couple of years of private tutoring, he decided to take it to the next level and began working at Mathnasium. “There is no better feeling in the world than working with children by watching them grow and learn mathematics”.