Mathnasium 324 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay WI 53217 (414) 763-9441

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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:

All are highly qualified, experienced, and rigorously trained individuals who must first pass a comprehensive set of verbal and written assessments covering all aspects of mathematics and instruction philosophy before even being considered for a position. Background checks are an essential part of the hiring process as is a "trial run" interaction with the students. Finally, all instructors are required to undergo continuous training. Our staff not only does an excellent job of teaching math, but they create a positive, enthusiastic atmosphere providing the support and encouragement your child may need. All of our instructors are passionate about math and love to work with the kids. They are there to help your child succeed in school and in life. We welcome you to drop by and meet us anytime!

CenterDirectorRohita Shah, Center Director/Owner

Hello! I'm Rohita Shah the Center Director at Mathnasium of Whitefish Bay. Prior to opening this center, I enjoyed working as a project associate for the American Orthopaedic Association. I have a Master’s degree in Bioengineering from University of Illinois. With a background in Orthopaedic Research, I managed a Gait Analysis Laboratory at Rush University Medical Center for several years before deciding to stay home to raise my children. With my own children, I experienced both the frustrations of math and the rewards of overcoming the challenges through the Mathnasium method. Therefore, I'm passionate about helping every child truly understand math by teaching it in the way that makes sense to them. More importantly, I'm committed to bringing the Mathnasium Method to the children in the community.  

Mario, Lead Instructor

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Britani, Lead Instructor

Hi there, my name is Britani! I am a math instructor at the Mathnasium in Whitefish Bay. Ever since I was young, I enjoyed solving problems and working with numbers which led to me receiving my Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse.  I am currently pursing my Master’s degree in architecture at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. Along with math, I have a large passion for art and design (I actually minored in art in my undergraduate studies!) What I love most about working at Mathnasium is getting to work with students and seeing the happiness that arises when they understand a concept they were previously struggling with, it brings a smile to both of our faces. I can’t wait to share the same experience with your child!

CenterDirectorDorothy, Lead Instructor

Hello!  My name is Dorothy and I am enjoying being part of the team here at Mathnasium!  I have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and worked as a systems programmer.  My favorite part in programming was training and teaching others.  This teaching desire led me to home educate my three children which I did for the last twenty years.  My favorite subject to learn and teach has always been math and it was especially meaningful to bring my own children through all areas of math up through high school.  I am excited about teaching at Mathnasium and love to help students grow in confidence and enjoyment of math.  Besides math, I love sewing and teach classes in this as well.  I love kids and look forward to meeting yours!

Will, Instructor

Hi, my name is Will.  I’m currently a graduate student at UWM going for a Master’s degree in Mathematics.  Along with my love of math, I also enjoy all manner of sports and games. This past year, I’ve been playing with the Milwaukee American Legion Band and with a firend, I also plan to teach chess to students in the fall.  I look forward to working with students at Mathnasium and sharing my enthusiasm for the subject with them.

Sage, Instructor

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Rich, Instructor

Hi! My name is Rich and I'm an instructor at Mathnasium of Whitefish Bay and Brookfield. I worked for 35 years as an actuary, consulting to the largest companies in the country. I also tutor adult students toward their GED through Literacy Services of Wisconsin. While new to Mathnasium, I love working with kids to help them learn math to be successful in school and beyond. I especially like teaching math tricks and the unique Mathnasium approach that gives students a clearer understanding of how to solve math problems. I graduated from the UW - Madison with a degree in Actuarial Science. I have always loved math and knew this was the right field for me very early in life. My two sons are very strong in math, and I’m proud they are also Mathnasium instructors. In my spare time, I like reading, cycling, and volleyball. I have lived in Wisconsin most of my life and am a diehard Packers, Brewers, and Badgers fan!

Joanna, Instructor

Hello! My name is Joanna, and I am one of the instructors here at Mathnasium of Whitefish Bay. I am a currently a sophomore at Eastbrook Academy. I have always loved math and various things STEM related, which has been fueled by some fun online math classes and various math camps. Although I am not part of any sports at school, I do bike around a lot, including to school every day--even when it snows! I have played cello for 7 or 8 years, and I also enjoy plunking around pretty horribly on a pedal organ we inherited from my great-aunt. My favorite subject besides math is probably Latin, but I also enjoy classical history, which is related. I enjoy working with children, and I'm looking forward to teaching yours!

Lizzy, Instructor

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Ajay, Instructor

Hi! My name is Ajay and I just finished my junior year at Shorewood High School. Math has always been one of my favorite subjects because you can truly find it in everything. I play soccer competitively for my school and club teams year round, and I also enjoy running, biking, and tennis. Outside of athletics, I enjoy listening to and playing music as well as reading, spending time with friends, traveling, and watching sports-- I'm a longtime Packers and Bucks fan. I've always loved working with children, so I'm excited to help your student succeed!

Nooshin, Instructor

Salam! My name is Nooshin and I am a Math Instructor at Mathnasium of Whitefish Bay. I grew up in Tehran, Iran, but moved to Milwaukee in 2005. My native language is Farsi, but I’m also studying Arabic. My husband and I, with our two children, live on the northside of Milwaukee where our family business is located. In my spare time I like to play up-words. I have been working at Mathnasium since May 2015. Until recently, I also worked as an Adjunct Instructor for ITT Technical Institute in Greenfield, where I taught courses in the Electrical Engineering field for 5 years. I have a Master of Science degree in Electrical and Power Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. I look forward to working with new students and watching them grow academically.



Fiona, Instructor

Hello! My name is Fiona and I am an instructor here at Mathnasium! I began working when I was attending high school in Whitefish Bay, but I am currently attending college at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. I am pursuing a degree in Mathematics with the hopes of becoming a middle school math teacher, as well as a Spanish minor. Math is obviously my favorite subject, but I also enjoy Environmental Science and English. Outside of school, I enjoy rollerblading, running, and playing soccer with friends!

Zack, Instructor

Hi! My name is Zack and I am an instructor at Mathnasium. I recently graduated from Whitefish Bay High School, where I played volleyball for the high school team and participated on the school’s math team. I have enjoyed the math courses that I have taken during my time in high school immensely, which has brought me to where I am today. I am currently at The University of Minnesota Twin Cities majoring in civil engineering. I am also a huge sports fan, especially for the Packers, Brewers, Bucks, and Badgers. I have lived in Whitefish Bay my entire life and I have loved every minute of it, and I look forward to working with the students of the Milwaukee area.

Lydia, Instructor

Hi, my name is Lydia and I'm excited to be an instructor at Mathnasium. I'm a student at Shorewood High School, and math has always been one of my favorite subjects. Outside of math, I love running and am a member of the cross-country and track teams - and continue to run all summer and winter long. I also enjoy biking and rock climbing. In the past I've taught classes on creative writing with kids, and I'm excited to continue to work with all of the students here at Mathnasium. 

Spencer, Instructor

Hello! My name is Spencer and I am an instructor at Mathnasium of Whitefish Bay. I recently graduated from Whitefish Bay High School and am currently studying Finance and Economics at UW-Madison. Numbers and math have always captured my interest and I have developed a passion for it throughout my education. Besides my involvment in math, I played volleyball for my high school and a club teams. I also enjoy video games, music, and hanging out with my friends. I love the Packers, Badgers, Bucks, Brewers, and especially Whitefish Bay’s own Blue Dukes. Whitefish Bay has been the home of my education and I look forward to making it the same with all of the students at Mathnasium!