Teachers

Our on-board teachers come from top rank public schools and local community colleges. Through collaboration, communication and with a commitment to quality results, our teachers take an enthusiastic, innovative and entrepreneurial approach to education. 

Mr. Loney has multiple credentials in both English and math. He is currently teaching at a San Ramon middle school and has a plethora of teaching experience for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade English.

 

 

Mr. Jonathan Hui graduated from UC Davis with a major in psychology and has been teaching at STC for many years. He specializes in teaching middle-school math and English of various grades, up to and including SAT Critical Reading, Writing, and Essay, and the comparable ACT English sections. 

Ms. Jessica Carvalheira TBA

Christine Adams started her own private tutoring right after she graduated from Castro Valley High. While attending college at UC Davis and after graduating, she has continued to tutor for the past 8 years. She has worked with students of all ages, but here at STC she focuses on Elementary and middle-school level English.

 

 

Mrs. Samra has been teaching elementary school in San Ramon for years. With her experience and teaching background, Mrs. Samra is well recognized by parents. She primarily teaches 3rd and 4th grade English at STC. 

 

 

Ms. Hancock has experience teaching at the middle and high school level in San Ramon. She also has taught Geometry and Algebra 2 at a local community college and primarily teaches similar subjects at STC during the summer. 

 

Mrs. Walker has been teaching at middle schools and high schools in the Livermore area since 2003. She has a BA in Economics from UCSD and an AS in Business Administration from Mesa College, and has a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Economics and can teach math and business. She has plenty of  experience teaching math from the middle school level to the high school level. 

Mr. Chris Dolan TBA

Mr. Ehson Ghandehari majored in Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis. He received his bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering at Semnan University (Semnan, Iran), and he was awarded a Master’s  in Materials Engineering from San Jose State University. For his thesis, he worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, developing novel diagnostic biomedical devices. He has also worked for two years at NASA Ames Research Center (Mountain view, CA) as a process engineering intern. Since he joined STC in Summer 2012, he has been teaching Math classes for different levels, from 6th grade to SAT level.

Mr. Louis has a degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Florida. He is an engineer by trade and has been teaching EE courses at Northwestern Poly University (NPU) in Fremont, CA since 2000. At STC, he specializes in high school math, including Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB, and SAT II math. 

 

 

Mr. Parambik Bedi is a graduate from UC Berkeley with a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. He has experience teaching students from the San Ramon, Pleasanton, and Dublin school districts, focusing on their school Biology course, the AP Biology exam, as well as the SAT 2 Biology exam. As an expert on almost any school-Biology topic, Mr. Bedi has established a reputation as one of the most effective Biology teachers STC has ever had.

Mr. Nate Bussani is a Business Management and Economics graduate from UC Santa Cruz. He has worked with many students in a large variety of topics, including K-12 math and SAT/ACT Prep. Before coming to STC, he already had 3 years of tutoring experience within the Santa Cruz, San Ramon, and Pleasanton school systems.