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Michelle Porjes

Master’s Degree in School Psychology, University of South Florida
Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology, University of Denver
Executive Function Coaching

Michelle received her Bachelors in Psychology from UCLA California and earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Denver. Michelle finished her formal education at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida where she earned a Masters and Specialist degree in School Psychology. While there, she gained valuable experience in working with students on assessing learning, emotional and behavioral difficulties as well as facilitating social skills and anger management groups.
Michelle is a licensed educational psychologist and a credentialed school psychologist in the state of California. She also is a member of the Association of Educational Therapists. She has worked in the private school world for over 23 years where she specialized in consulting, case management, supervision, leadership and program development.

Adam Roufberg

MS Physics, Drexel University
Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and SAT/ACT/AP exams

Adam holds an MS in Physics from Drexel University, a MAS in Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation and dual undergraduate degrees in Biology and Physics, as well as an AA in Classical Guitar and Composition. His professional experience includes 20 years of teaching college physics and 15 years teaching for standardized test preparation (SAT/ACT/AP including subject tests in Math, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology). For the past few years, Adam has been working as an editor for cutting-edge science research published in leading, peer-reviewed journals and as a science writer for educational science videos and online lessons. Adam also lived abroad in Spain for several years as he pursued formal studies in flamenco guitar. In his free time, he enjoys writing short stories and poetry, cooking, running, biking, hiking, and exploring different cultures.

Odonna Bass

Candidate for Doctor of Education in Learning and Organizational Change from Baylor University
English/Language Arts and History

Odonna is a passionate, curious, and loving educator with three years of teaching experience in Special Education. She has worked in the public and public charter school settings as a lead teacher, inclusion co-teacher, resource room teacher, and case manager. Her content specialties are in English/Language Arts and History.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University where she majored in English with a focus in Rhetoric and minor in Communications. She also holds a Masters of Science degree in Environmental Management from Webster University and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Education in Learning and Organizational Change from Baylor University.

Prior to becoming an educator, Odonna served nine years in the United States Army as a Chemical Officer. These years of leadership experience in the military have greatly shaped her views on organizational leadership, teamwork, and commitment.

Her desire to become an educator comes from the core belief that every child is entitled to a high-quality and equitable education that is accessible to all learners, meaningful, and bridges academics and the real world.

Julianna Smith

Bachelor of Music in Voice with Minors in Spanish and German and a Certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Maryland

Neetika Rastogi

BS in Neuroscience and Philosophy, John Hopkins University
English, History, Writing and High School Math

Ali Bhatti

BS and BA in Information Science and French Literature, University of Maryland
French and Math

Ileana Blustein

Bachelors of Arts in both Physics and Theatre Performance, American University
Math and Science (Elementary, Middle and High School)

Priyanka Bangalore

Bachelor of Science in Computational Cognition, Statistics and Mathematics, University of Toronto
Math, Psychology, Computer Science, Reading and Writing

Aidan Bassett

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of California Berkeley
ACT/SAT Prep, Algebra, Geometry, College Application Essay Writing, French, High School English and Middle School ELA

Yunling Zhang

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Beijing Electronic Engineering University
Algebra 1 & 2, Precalculus, Calculus, Geometry, Trigonometry and Chinese

Olamide Bolaji

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Howard University
Early Elementary Math & Science, Elementary Math & Science, Upper Elementary Math, Middle School Math

Leena Munawar

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch
Algebra 1 & 2 , Calculus, Geometry, AP Calculus, AP Calculus AB & BC, Statistics, ACT Math & Prep, SAT Math & Prep and Science

Alex Ortega

Bachelor and Master of Science in Energy Resource Engineering, Stanford University
 Algebra 1 & 2, Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, AP Calculus and Trigonometry

Valerie Duran

Bachelor of Science in Math Education, California State University
McNair Scholar, MSTI scholar, NOYCE scholar
Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Precalculus, Trigonometry and Middle School ELA

Melanie Webb

Bachelor of Arts in English, Clark College
Masters in Education, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Algebra, Elementary ELA and Middle School Math

Tawnya Shackelford

Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Math, University of Missouri Kansas City
Master of Arts in Computer Education, Lesley College
 Algebra 1 & 2, Precalculus, Geometry and Trigonometry

Jenna Salupo

Citizenship & Secondary Education, Point Park University
Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction, Western Governors University
High School Writing, Elementary and Middle School ELA

Kisanet Woldu 

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College
Algebra, ACT Prep and SAT Prep

Elizabeth Ebling

Bachelor of Arts in Divinity, Kingswood University
Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology, Kingswood University
English, Reading and Writing

Erika Otthofer

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Political Science, Shippensburg University
English and ESL

Kingsley Iwu

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Western Governors University
Master of Science in Nursing Education, Fort Hays State University
Algebra 1 & 2, GED Math and College Algebra

Joanna Martin

Bachelor of Arts, Florida Atlantic University
Master of Arts, Brandeis University
 Early Elementary Math & Reading, Middle School & High School Writing, SAT Prep and ACT Prep

Larisa Callis

Bachelor of Arts in English, Fresno Pacific University
Early Elementary Reading

Keomakara Tan

Bachelor’s in Applied Mathematics, UCLA
Master of Arts in Applied Mathematics, California State University
AP Calculus AB, Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus, Geometry and Trigonometry

Olivia Ruthven

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University
Early Elementary, Elementary, Upper Elementary, High School and Middle School Math

Kelly Woodson

Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Brain Sciences, Catholic University of America
Biology, History, Elementary and Middle School ELA

Dayshanae Darnell

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, San Francisco State University
Pre-Nursing, San Francisco State University
Algebra, Biology, Chemistry and Elementary Math

Sommer Ott

Bachelor’s in CAP Music Psychology, Huntington University
Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Huntington University
Elementary ELA