At the Bay Area Tutoring Centers, Inc. we take pride in our staff, and we realize that a
knowledgeable, highly trained staff of tutors is essential to the success of our students.
Therefore, each tutor is carefully screened, assessed and trained before working with
students.

Each of our tutors fosters a love of learning and sharing knowledge. In our hiring process
we look not only for scholarship and experience, but also for openness, patience, and
friendliness. Our students’ comfort is of great importance to us, and all of our tutors
reflect our devotion to creating a supportive, inspirational learning environment.

Amir

Amir completed his studies in bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialties include algebra, geometry and physics. Amir is an intermediate H3 rated pilot and spends his free time hang gliding! He also enjoys caring for his carnivorous plant collection which includes Venus flytraps, Sundews and Pitcher plants.

Richard

Richard completed his studies in applied mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialties include algebra and statistics. Richard enjoys exploring and staying active, through hiking, swimming and yoga. He has already traveled to 18 states, but plans to visit all 50!

Isaac

Isaac completed his studies in pure math, with a concentration in teaching at the University of California, Berkeley. He has also studied other subjects including economics and programming. His specialties include elementary math, algebra, geometry and pre-calculus. Since an early age, Isaac has shared his love for mathematics with his classmates and family. In addition to math, he enjoys conversations about logic, science fiction and anime.

Lars

Lars is studying physics and French at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialties include elementary math, algebra, geometry and SAT/ACT/SAT II. Lars enjoys cooking a variety of dishes, but has the most fun creating delicious desserts. He also likes playing Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop games in his free time.

Lauren

Lauren studied physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Additionally, she received a certification in technology management from UCSB and finance from Harvard Business School. Her specialties include elementary math, algebra, geometry and physics. Lauren loves to stay active. Surfing, swimming, road cycling and anything else that gets her moving will put a smile on her face!

Matt

Matt completed his studies in mathematics at the University of Michigan. His specialties include elementary math, algebra, geometry, pre-calculus and calculus. Matt loves rock climbing, especially indoor bouldering. He is also very competitive at video games and has held world records in Mario Cart and Guitar Hero!

Albert

Albert is studying molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialties include physical science, biology and chemistry. Albert loves playing soccer and enjoys cooking. His dream is to travel to Italy and learn to make the best bowl of pasta ever made!

Sam

Sam completed his studies in molecular and cell biology: neuroscience at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialties include physical science, biology and chemistry. Sam enjoys going to the gym and running, but at the same time loves staying home all day and reading, cooking and playing video games. A fun fact about Sam: he can recognize any pre-movie Spongebob quote!

Kaitlin

Kaitlin completed her studies in biological sciences with a concentration in anatomy and physiology at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her specialties include physical science, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. Kaitlin loves to be creative and is very meticulous. She can spend hours on small projects and arts and crafts. Kaitlin's favorite place to visit is the Monterey Bay Aquarium!

Diana

Diana completed her studies in English (with a secondary teaching certification) at Swarthmore College, and in English literature and creative writing at San Francisco State University. Her specialties include English, language arts, literature, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, and SAT/ACT/SAT II. Diana cannot pass a bookstore without going in, she cannot leave without buying a book, and all her bookshelves are full.

Nick

Nick completed his studies in English at the University of California, Davis and literature at California State University, East Bay. His specialties include English, language arts, literature, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary and SAT/ACT. When he's not tutoring or teaching freshman composition at Diablo Valley College, Nick is most likely playing drums or going to a concert.

Guive

Guive completed his studies in history at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialties include English, history, language arts, literature, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary and SAT/ACT. Guive enjoys reading, cycling and learning foreign languages in his free time.

Sydney

Sydney completed her studies in design and environmental analysis at Cornell University. Her specialties include Spanish language and literature after having lived in Medellin, Colombia for 5 years working in Education and International Development. While living in Colombia Sydney became fascinated by the power of alternative medicine after meeting a nun who helps thousands of vulnerable people through reflexology and is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine.

Homayoon

Homayoon is the President of Bay Area Tutoring Centers, Inc. He studied biophysics at the University of California, Berkeley. His specialties include trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, physics, and SAT/ACT/SAT II. Homayoon has been a serious Trekkie since the age of 8. His daughters fondly refer to him as "Bobzilla."

Rhiannon

Rhiannon is the Operations Manager at Bay Area Tutoring Centers, Inc. She completed her studies in psychology at California State University, Chico and in business administration at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Rhiannon loves Bay Area sports, especially the San Francisco Giants!

Cheyenne

Cheyenne is the Office Administrator at Bay Area Tutoring Centers, Inc. She completed her studies in creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. Cheyenne is an avid writer and music lover. She has written full-length fantasy novels and television scripts, and attends concerts for musicians from all around the world.