Instructors

Rehan Hamid

Rehan loves to teach visually because visual artifacts grasp students’ focus immediately and are easy to follow. He received his Graduate degree in CS from Cal State, Eastbay before working for Microsoft for over 12 years. He is a volunteer Math coach in Bellevue School District. He coaches First Lego League (Robotics) team – Semi Finalist at FLL WA State Competition and won Award in 2017-2018 season. He founded FAA-NA in 2003 – a nonprofit for improving education in Pakistan.

Abdul H Sheikh

Abdul-Hadi is a technology geek. He has spend almost 10 years working for Microsoft (Windows, Xbox, Surface) before moving on to become a Googler. He has taught programming to middle and high school students in Wumpus program – one of Microsoft’s tech coding to students program. He believes technology is core to a child learning and that passion continues to motivate him. In his spare time, he enjoys showing robot tricks to his son

Greg Hendrix

With over 7 years experience as a Technical Artist in the video game industry, Greg has merged art and technology to help bridge the gap between artists and programmers. He believes the most valuable skill set will be a blend of creative and logical problem solving and team work. Through game development he wishes to teach those skills to his students so they’ll feel confident in solving the problems of the future.

Geetanjali J Upadhyay

Ms Geeta holds Bachelor degree in Mathematics and Masters in operational Research( Applied Mathematics) from Delhi university, India with 5 years of teaching experience. She also worked as Math volunteer in  Bellevue school district. Teaching is a passion to her. She loves kids and sharing her knowledge of Math in new ways. She firmly believes in Singapore Math methodology of handling word problems with model building gives strong understanding of concepts visually.

Mehvish Shah

Ms Shah is a Master’s in Civil Engineering from India. With a prior experience in Industry and Research, she believes that learning opportunities in STEM fields, especially Mathematics, fosters academic growth and gives students a chance to reach their full potential.  At IMA, she guides students to engage, explore and develop skills so that they have a deep and lasting understanding of the subject.

Ali Aslam

Ali is an Electrical Engineer graduate working as a Software Developer. Teaching is a new endeavor he has taken and a firm believer that one learns the best when he or she can teach the subject in the most simplest way to others. he is passionate about teaching programming by breaking fundamentals down into their simplest form with examples that the kids can easily understand. This way students can easily build upon their previous knowledge making it fun to learn even more.

Lianne Huang

Lianne is a USC graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Applied and Computational Mathematics. Her love of teaching stems from 4 years of tutoring and mentoring students of all ages and backgrounds. She enjoys teaching with interactive visuals and engaging her students in creative thinking. Through teaching math, she wishes to empower her students to grow to their full potential.

Elisa Choi

Elisa loves to interact with children and getting to know them by respecting their individual differences in culture and personal preference. She received her BA in psychology from UC San Diego, California and worked at a pharmaceutical company in South Korea after graduating college. While being in Korea, she also developed teaching skills by educating children from kindergarten through middle school at a private after school academy. She taught reading, writing, science, and math using the textbooks and curriculum adapted from North America. She is now enrolled in her nursing program which started January this year.

Xinyu Shi

Hugh is graduated from University of Washington in Applied Physics Bachelor’s degree. He worked in physics study center at UW physics department as tutor in 2014-2016. He likes to simplify math concept while coaching students to think critically to solve problems. Helping struggled student improve their problem-solving skills. Proving guidance to students to improve academic performance, and help building their confident.

Hibah Javed

Hibah Javed is an undergraduate college sophomore working towards her major in bio-engineering and minor in physics. She has tutored math and English in Bellevue College from 2016 and has also tutored Math, Arabic, Science, and English to students ranging from six to fifteen years old.She believes that every child has a potential not only to learn and understand Math, but also to appreciate the profoundness of the subject.

Affan Dhankwala

Affan is an intern at Microsoft in summer of 2018 and he worked in the World-Wide Learning Team. He is starting. He also has prior experience in tutoring and teaching at multiple organizations before joining Interactive Math Academy. He believes that every child has the capabilities to excel and a teacher’s job is to hone in those skills in the most efficient manner.