Teachers


Stuart Pink

Stuart is a world-class speaker who has significant experience coaching individuals and groups of children. His coaching experience includes a school mock trial team who took 2nd place in the UK. He regularly coaches TEDx speakers. He has helped speakers win speech contests.

In 2012, Stuart came 3rd place in the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking (out of 30,000 people from 116 countries). He has won the eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island District Speech Contest four times.

Stuart believes that public speaking is an essential skill for success in life and that everyone can learn how to communicate effectively and have fun while doing it!

Stuart has a law degree from Oxford University, England and a teaching degree from Canterbury Christ Church University, England. He has taught at schools in England and Rhode Island and practiced law in London and New York.


Mohamed Alimi, PhD

Trained as an engineer in the selective French Grandes Écoles d’Ingénieurs with a strong emphasis on fundamental sciences such as mathematics & physics as well as a wide exposure to multiple engineering & financial disciplines, and later as a doctoral student in theoretical computer science in the United States. At middle and high schools, took part and performed well in many math, physics and computer science competitions (regional, national, and international), including International Mathematical Olympiad.  Have an extensive 15-year experience in teaching & coaching students of different ages and academic maturities.


Steve Frymer

Chess Class "A" player (1900+) for many years. Scholastic tournament TD for MACA and Gus/Matt Gosselin.  Board of Directors, MASSACHUSETTS CHESS ASSOCIATION


Cecilia Franzel

Experienced and licensed teacher of the English Language. Taught English for almost 20 years in the Lexington School System. Passion for teaching students of many cultures and, as an English learner herself, has a deep understanding of what it takes to become fluent in the English language.


Francisco Kondor

Francisco graduated from Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science. Throughout his schooling he continuously gained recognition for his academic ability resulting in an award for outstanding achievement on AP exams, an award for excellence in political science, as well as being a valedictorian. Since graduating, Francisco has spent five years teaching and training teachers in China, where he ultimately received an award for excellence from the Jilin Provincial Government. In total, including time spent as a high school and college tutor, Francisco has almost 10 years of teaching experience.


Lilian Wang

Brandeis University, Class of 2018, studying for Bachelor's Degree in Education Studies with a minor in Elementary Teaching, as well as a dual Master's Degree in Elementary Teaching.


Lily Zhu

 

Bachelor's Degree in Classics, Anthropology, and Psychology from McGill University. 9 years of experience teaching, tutoring, and working with kids, and holds an Educator License in Massachusetts. Attended Lexington Public Schools and lives in Lexington. Currently teaches Latin and Mythology at Lexington High School.


John Zhu, PhD

 

The MathCounts team coach, Diamond Middle School, Lexington, MA.  The team has been in the top 3 ranking most times in the State in past 20 years.

Worked for 10 years in Sichuan University, Gettysburg College, and University of New Hampshire. 

BS degreee in math, Sichuan University, China, and MS degree at Columbia University, NYC

PhD degree, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

The following text are in Chinese and for additional instructors:

(朱晓峰, 四川大学数学学士, 哥伦比亚大学硕士, 印第安纳大学信息科学博士

不仅过去教大学生,而且近年开始教中小学生包括在 LYCAL 和Wellesly 中文学校。从 2012年起,还做几个公立学校数学队的教练,现在是 列克星敦钻石中学 MathCounts 数学队教练,2017年取得麻州第二名的好成绩。)


龚小鹏  (Xiaopeng Gong)

Xiaopeng is a Principal software engineer working at HP Vertica. He started his college education in 1985 as a math major student in Peking University. He holds a M.S. in computer science and M.S. in computational chemistry. Xiaopeng was a math competition veteran back in his school days and has been actively participating in math education for long time. He founded the competition math program in Winchester Chinese School and has taught Math in several other weekend programs and summer camps since 2009. In his spare time, he also coaches students for HMMT, AIME, JMO, LMT.


牛顿中文学校教师三十余年

紐英仑中文夏令营筹備委员 (1987 ), 第三屆营主任 (1989 ), 及连续八年教师

紐英仑中文教师研習会执行祕书八年 (1987–1996)

牛顿中文学校校长 (1993-1994), 任内参与主办「第21屆美東中文学校年会」

从事「早期儿童教育」三十余年, 現任职布魯克来教师子女儿童中心(BSSCC)


张红星 (Hongxing Zhang)

 

北京师范大学历史系学士

在北京龙潭中学做过六年教师,来美后在大学里进修多年人文历史,2011年起,主要担任中文教师。


郑玥 (Yue Zheng)

 

美 术设计专业本科毕业,青少年时期获得市,省,国家级金,银奖项二十余次。毕业后在中国一家重点美术中学从事艺术教育工作数年,有丰富的教学经验,多次获得省, 市级教师专业及教学比赛一等奖。从外州搬迁波士顿十年期间创办了"大阿福娃娃艺术画屋",一直从事儿童绘画教学工作。在郑老师组织和指导下,画室学生的各种作品获得了近100多项州级、全美、国际等级的大奖。郑老师也多次获得国际美术优秀辅导老师一等奖和特等奖.


Harvard University Teacher Fellow, 2014年入围美国总统学者奖决赛,  高中 SAT, PSAT, 各 AP 课 的成绩都是满分, 全美优秀学生联盟的辅导员。