Expert, Engaging Teachers

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Alissa Fong

Alisa Fong
  • MA, Stanford University
  • Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

Brian McCall

Brian McCall
  • Univ. of Wisconsin
  • J.D. Univ. of Wisconsin Law school

Brian was a geometry teacher through the Teach for America program and started the geometry program at his school

Norm Prokup

Norm Prokup
  • Cornell University
  • PhD. in Mathematics

Norm was 4th at the 2004 USA Weightlifting Nationals! He still trains and competes occasionally, despite his busy schedule.

Carl Horowitz

Carl Horowitz
  • University of Michigan
  • Runs his own tutoring company

Carl taught upper-level math in several schools and currently runs his own tutoring company. He bets that no one can beat his love for intensive outdoor activities!

Jonathan Osbourne

Jonathan Osbourne
  • PhD., University of Maryland
  • Published author

Jonathan is a published author and recently completed a book on physics and applied mathematics.

Kendal Orenstein

Kendal Orenstein
  • Rutger's University
  • M.Ed., Columbia Teachers College

Kendal founded an academic coaching company in Washington D.C. and teaches in local area schools. In her spare time she loves to explore new places.

Patrick Roisen

Patrick Roisen
  • M.Ed., Stanford University
  • Winner of multiple teaching awards

Patrick has been teaching AP Biology for 14 years and is the winner of multiple teaching awards.

Matt Jones

Matt Jones
  • M.Ed., George Washington University
  • Dept. chair at a high school

Matt is currently the department chair at a high school in San Francisco. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two kids.

Jonathan Fong

Jonathan Fong
  • U.C.Berkeley
  • M.Ed.,San Francisco State Univ.

Jonathan has been teaching since 2000 and currently teaches chemistry at a top-ranked high school in San Francisco.

Jacqueline Spivey

Jacqueline Spivey
  • Ph.D.,U.C.Santa Cruz
  • Teaching at a top-ranked high school in SF

She teaches general and chemistry at a top-ranked high school in San Francisco. Prior to that, she lead and published a number of research studies and lectured at SF State University.

Bil Johnson

Bil Johnson
  • Yale University
  • Lecturer at Brown University

Bil has over 25 years of experience as a public school teacher. Before his current role as a teacher at the Urban Assembly School in NYC, Bil was a senior lecturer at Brown University.

Devorah Goldblatt

Devorah Goldblatt
  • Summa cum laude
  • Perfect scorer on the SAT & the ACT

Devorah is the founder of Advantage Point Test Prep and the author of the book “Boost Your Score” The Unofficial Guide to the Real ACT.

Eva Holtz

Eva Holtz
  • Harvard University
  • Perfect scores on the SAT and 4 SATIIs

Eva is a certified admissions counselor and the founder of PrepPoint, a premier test prep company in the San Francisco Bay Area.

John Postovit

John Postovit
  • University of North Dakota
  • M.Ed.,Stanford University

From over 16 years of teaching experience, he has philosophy that it takes humor, patience and understanding when teaching tough subjects.

Katie Aquino

Katie Aquino
  • Writing, Grammar, Literature, ACT Prep
  • Education: M.Ed.,Stanford University

Katie is an enthusiastic teacher who strives to make connections between literature and student’s every day lives.

Chuck Raznikov

Chuck Raznikov
  • U.C.Berkeley
  • Teaching at a top-ranked high school in SF

He has been a teacher at Lo High School - a top-ranked high school in San Francisco - for over 20 years.

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