Meet Ustar Education Teachers

We provide courses including English reading and writing, Public speaking, Debate, Math competition (AMC 8), Spanish, Singapore Math, Beast Academic Math, Chinese courses etc.

Meet USTAR Education Teachers

Ms.Heather Parham

English / Science Teacher

Over 7 years of experience teaching Science and English. Ms. Parham has taught high school ESL classes, ELA classes and AP English classes in brick-and-mortar schools and onine. MS. Parham also facilitated student learning in the subjects of Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science and engaged students in weekly lab related activities. Her teaching style is patient, relaxed, and supportive. She loves building relationships with her students and incorporating their interests into the learning environment. She’ll encourage an atmosphere of active student participation and intellectual growth here at USTAR.

Ms.Niloofar

English Teahcer

Over 12 years of teaching experience Ms.Niloofar is a multilingual instructor who taught English and French ,Turkish, Farsi to students in international schools and college. She has PHD degree teaching foreign language from California state university Sanjose and Cambridge TEFL teaching French and English as second language Ms Niloo is a skilled teaching of English language and literature.

Ms. Johnson

English Teacher

Ms. Johnson has 23 years of teaching experience. She earned her Bachelor’s degrees in English and Psychology from Texas Tech University. She also earned a Master’s of Education Administration and principal certification there. Ms. Johnson has many educational certifications in Superintendent, Principal, Special Educations, ESL, Gifted and Talented, Theatre, Speech, English, Reading, Journalism, Core Subjects E-6 and Core Subjects 4-8. She has tutored students and adults in ESL, GED, ACT, SAT,GMAT,GRE, and all subjects from Kindergarten to up to doctoral level.

Ms. Saima

English reading / writing K-3 grade

Ms. Saima has taught English to children for 16 years, and she loves watching young minds develop into wonderful readers and writers. Her job as a facilitator is to develop enriching, engaging lessons that stretch the thinking of all her young students.

Ms. Jennifer

English Teacher

Graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in English and Education. Studied abroad at Oxford University for one semester. I specialize in reading, writing, grammar, public speaking, vocabulary lessons, and ELA.  I am also TESOL certified and can teach EFL. 

Ms.Ana

English Teacher

I am teacher Ana. I have been teaching for over 10 years. I truly enjoy sharing my experiences teaching in 9 different countries including China, South Korea, Mexico, and Canada. I am fully bilingual, I have taught English and Spanish in classroom settings and online as well. I have also taught in Universities, public and private schools, ages 4 to 92 years old!
I make sure all my students leave each class with a brain full of knowledge and smiles on their faces!

Mr. Christina

English/ Speaking/ Debate Teacher

Ms. Christina is from the San Francisco Bay Area. She has taught in California, Costa Rica and Mexico. Her experience spans over ten years, managing both small and larger groups of young students, both in-person and online. Ms. Christina creates engaging and interactive lessons for all students, according to their learning styles. She knows how to make learning fun!

Mr.Tyrone

English Reading & Writing teacher

Tyrone writes poetry and travel blogs, some which have been translated for reading over a Chinese radio station. He has written tech documentation and translated instructional web docs for a tech company from Chinese to English, without knowing Chinese.
He is the author of the children’s book Orbs and Forces and currently writing books 2 and 3.

Mr. Jeremy

English Teacher

Has 6 years of English teaching experience. He earned his degree in Language Education from the United States Institute of Language and Clerical Studies. He also has a 120-hour TESOL certificate. Mr. Jeremy motivates students to increase their passion for learning English. He will maintain a high level of progress with students in English speaking, writing, reading and comprehension through our courses at USTAR!!

Ms. Huma

Preschool-G1 English / Math

Mrs. Huma is an experienced teacher with a Masters in English. She is experienced in teaching Pre-AP/Honors American Literature; She taught Middle School English and World Literature, and tutored ACT Prep and college level English.

Mr. Parker

Public Speaking Teacher

Having earned dual Master’s degrees in both Education and Counseling, Mr. Parker is a veteran English Language Arts and Public Speaking teacher, and a successful debate and speech coach.  His teaching style promotes a safe and nurturing learning environment while developing his students’ critical thinking and leadership skills – and having fun along the way!

Ms.Amy

English Teahcer

Teacher Amy has taught English Language Arts for over 26 years. She believes in making learning engaging, relevant, and challenging. Ms. Amy has a Masters degree in Educational Administration and Bachelors of Arts in English. She hopes that her passion for the subject as well as her experience as an educator will help to open the minds and doors of opportunity for students.

Ms. Stella

English reading / writing K-3 grade

Experienced K-5 English Language Arts teacher with a Bachelor degree in English and a Master degree in Education from UNC-Chapel Hill. Expertises in the field of curriculum design, differentiation teaching, and students centered learning.

Ms. Rebekah

English Teacher

Biography Ms. Rebekah has a Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education.  She is an experienced teacher and has taught elementary school and preschool aged students for 18 years. She has experience in the classroom and online.   She enjoys individualizing lessons to reach all of her students.   She is a positive teacher who works hard to keep all of her students engaged and having fun while learning.

Ms.Elizabeth

English / Public speaking teacher

Ms. Elizabeth
16-year experienced teacher in English, public speaking and debate, and writing teaching.
Specialized in test preparation training specifically (ACT, SAT, TOEFL).
Loved by students by her fun and goal oriented teaching style!

Ms. Whitney

public speaking/reading/writing vocabulary/grammar

Ms. Whitney has six years of tutoring/teaching experience, specializing in public speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar. Here at USTAR, she teaches public speaking and English language arts. She graduated summa cum laude from Kennesaw State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications and a minor in Spanish. Her teaching style is engaging, creative, and dynamic, and she loves to inspire students to be the best they can be, while still having fun!

Ms. Jen G

English / Spanish Teacher

Over 22 years of teaching experience. Ms. Grubbs is a bilingual instructor who have taught English and Spanish to students in international schools. She has a master’s degree in teaching foreign language from California State University Sacramento, A Bachelor of Art and Science degree in Psychology from San Diego State University, and a Cambridge CELTA Certificate for teaching English as a Second Language . Ms. Grubbs is a skilled instructor with extensive knowledge of the English language and literature. Have knowledge of the most current teaching methods and assessment standards. Eager to provide students with a creative learning environment here at USTAR.

Ms. Nerine

Reading Teacher

Over 20 years of in-school teaching experience!
Master degree in education
Warm, fun, loving, and disciplined teaching styles are well loved by students at Ustar!
Specialized at motivating young learners and delivering highly efficient learning!

Mr. Dustin

English Teacher

Mr. Dustin has taught English to students of all ages and skill levels from K-12 to adult professionals. He encourages his students to speak without the fear of making mistakes. His greatest joy is witnessing his students grow in their reading, writing and speaking skills over time. Mr. Dustin’s favorite teaching quote is, “Strive for progress, not perfection.”

Mr. Ray

English /Science /History Teacher

Mr. Ray teaching English, science, history for 7 years. He strives to see every student’s unique needs and demands, helping them succeed in reading and writing for literature and informational texts.

Mr. Parker

Public Speaking Teacher

Having earned dual Master’s degrees in both Education and Counseling, Mr. Parker is a veteran English Language Arts and Public Speaking teacher, and a successful debate and speech coach.  His teaching style promotes a safe and nurturing learning environment while developing his students’ critical thinking and leadership skills – and having fun along the way!

Ms. Heather

(writing, reading, history,emotional)Teacher

12 years of elementary teaching experience.
Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University
Her positive, detailed, and highly engaging teaching styles are well-loved by her students!
She is an expert at teaching writing, reading, history, and emotional intelligence!

Ms. Tan

Math Teacher

Ms. Tan has taught all level mathematics for 20 years. She is an experienced competition math instructor at various local Chinese schools and math institutions such as Idea Math in Texas. She has been invited to be a judge for Harvard Chinathinksbig contest since 2018. She has over 20 years of working experience for fortune 500 companies.

Ms. Tracy

Math teacher / Science teacher

Ms.Tracy is an experienced teacher with a specialty in Math and Science. Initially a Cellular and Molecular Biology major at California State University, Northridge. She also attended the Maxwell School at Syracuse University where she pursued another passion in archaeological fieldwork and laboratory analyses. After extensive travel and fieldwork around the globe, she holds a B.A. in Elementary Education and loves to bring modern day science and technology into the classroom. She produces a fun and engaging learning experience using a plethora of modern instructive technology, educational video games and virtual field trips.

Ms.Meagan

Math/Science/English teacher

Ms.Meagan has eight years of experience as a teacher in math, science, and English.She has a bachelor’s degree in applied linguistics and a master’s degree in international relations. Her teaching style is fun, encouraging, and always engaging.

Ms. Jenne R

Math / English Teacher

Graduated from  UC Berkeley with a Education degree
Current Scholar at National University
Teacher’s words:
Throughout all of my work as an educator, I use a student lead approach that applies the principles of democratic education and SEL Learning. I believe students should learn to take pride in their own education. I am excited to be a part of Ustar education

Mr. Joey

Math teacher/English teacher

Hello! My name is Teacher Joey, and I am excited to meet you! I teach Math,Algebra, English, and Science at Ustar!  I teach to make the lessons informative as well as fun. I have over 5,000 books! I am looking forward to having class with you!

Mr. Josh

Math Teacher

Mr. Josh is passionate for mathematics, teaching, and helping his students reach their full potential. He has taught many levels of math to children of all ages. He promises to provide each and every one of his students with the highest quality of education possible.

Ms. Lolianna

Math Teahcer

Over 15 years of experience teaching Math to Middle and High school students. Ms. Lolianna has worked with various backgrounds  of students and curriculums. This has shaped her experience and perceptions in her teaching methods . She has taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry and Math models to middle and High school students. She has also tutored students of all grade levels : SAT,ACT and ISCE for various subjects  Ms. Lolianna always enjoy building connections  with  students throughout her classes and love seeing them appreciate Math the way she does. 

Ms.Sierra

Math Teacher

My name is Sierra Gil and I am a certified Mathematics teacher who has been teaching and tutoring all grades/levels/subjects within mathematics for almost 10 years now. I have earned multiple teaching awards, and I am currently completing my Ph.D. in Mathematics Education. My goal as a math teacher/tutor is to show my students how fun math can be, and that anyone can do it and be great at it! My engaging, stress-free, and bubbly teaching personality will help any and all students feel safe, comfortable, and ready to explore the mathematics world.

Corinne Johnson

math classes Teahcer

Ms. Corinne Johnson has taught middle school and high school math classes for 12 years. It’s important to her that students understand what they are learning and not just memorize steps to arrive at an answer. She has a Masters of Arts in Teaching ,Mathematics Endorsement (Grades 6-12). Ms. Johnsun enjoys helping students grasp new concepts and find the relevance of math in our world.

Noah Chambers

Robotics and STEM Music /Chess Teahcer

Coach Noah has been working and instructing children for over a decade and he’s quite suited to teach after school activities, especially Music and Chess. Coach Noah is a tournament chess player and he’s also been an Assistant Chess Coach at the American International Academy. He helped kids follow chess lectures and taught tactics and strategy in a reliable way from grade 1-10. Coach Noah has taught Chess, Music and STEM in a way that advances education and creates a fun environment.

Ms. Rachel

Art Teahcer

Rachel Bay Area local artist, a drawer and a painter, Digital Art 3D modeler. Graduated from UC Berkeley, majored in Art Practice. Ms. Zhuang has taught the subjects of oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor, and dry materials drawing, color theory and art history. Her teaching style is relaxed and supportive.

Ms.Samare

Science STEM Teacher

Samare has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. She has permit in Early Childhood Education. Samare has spent more than 8 years as an ECE educator at Stanford University, JCC Los Gatos and Children’s House of Los Altos. She has been a STEM specialist/ Instructor for more than 6 years. Samare Also ran drama enrichment classes for Pre-K children while she was in JCC. Currently she is an ECE Educator / STEM Specialist in Children’s House of Los Altos.

Dr. Z

Science teacher / Coding teacher

Having been an engineer from academic training to professional practice, I have experiences in learning how to understand the physical world, how to discover its problems that need solutions and, eventually, how to solve the problems.
Through my 8-year college teaching, I had experienced and practiced how to pass knowledge to students of various skill backgrounds in effective ways.
Most importantly, the fact that my past experiences are mainly in engineering makes me feel most confident in teaching math, physics, chemistry and computer technologies, because I have been practicing with these subjects through my whole career.

Mr. Joshua

Math/ Coding Teacher

Mr. Joshua received his degree in Mathematics from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2010. He has taught mathematics, web game program development and computer science for 13 years. He found his true calling by applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills to teaching computer programming. Mr. Joshua is passionate about working with young students. He strives to nurture growth in a positive and fun environment.

Ms. Alisia

Coding Teacher

Ms. Alisia is a software engineer and computer science teacher. She has seven years of international experience teaching high-level programming languages. She loves teaching students how to code from Scratch all the way to advanced levels. Ms. Alisia derives a sense of achievement from seeing her students develop and grow.

Ms. Paola

Spanish Teacher

Ms. Paola, a Peru native, has taught all levels of Spanish from kindergarten to high school. She has a passion for teaching, and she loves to teach students in a meaningful and creative way. She emphasizes the importance of exposing children to a multicultural environment, as well has having fun while learning a new language. 

Mr. Jonathan

Spanish III / AP Spanish

Mr. Jonathan has taught Spanish for 18 years. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Hispanic Culture and Language and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. This will be his 9th year teaching on an online platform. 

Ms. Mirella

Spanish Teacher

¡Hola! I am a native of Barcelona, Spain, with 18 years of experience teaching Spanish to children and adults. I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Master’s degree in Education. I am dedicated to differentiated instruction while having fun learning a new language.

Ms. Alice F

French Teahcer

As a native French speaker, Ms. Alice has over 4 years of experience tutoring native English-speaking children and adults French. She creates her own pedagogical tools (learning sheets and videos) and set up an effective learning environment through activities and games. She is passionate about teaching and would love the opportunity to bring her enthusiasm, dedication, and love for the French language to new students.

Ms. Marie-Christine

French teacher

Bonjour! I am Ms. Marie-Christine. I am a French native who has been teaching French in the USA for all
her career. I studied at La Sorbonne, hold a bachelor’s degree in French literature and a master’s degree
from the University of Dijon in Curriculum and French as a Second Language. I taught k-12 and adults in
public and private schools and tutored all my life in person and online. I was responsible for summer
camps at the Alliance Française in Minneapolis/ St.Paul for years. I am very proud of my heritage and my
language. I ran a French TV show in the Midwest, and I organized immersion sojourns in France for a few
years. I am also a painter and a poet. I will be more than happy to help you learn French and all about its
culture very soon!

Ms. Celine

French Teacher

Doctoral student with extensive experience teaching private lessons in
small and various cultural settings. My teaching style is focused on
students’ needs and abilities with strong emphasis on interactive
discussions. Learning should be efficient but pleasant. My French
lessons are based on the methodologies provided by the French
ministry of education.
I have myself learned foreign languages since an early age, having to
adjust in different school systems in South Korea, Mexico and the
United States. As an adult, improving my language skills is a continuous
endeavour, becoming fluent in Chinese being my lastest challenge. In
this journey, I met wonderful language teachers who shared their
wisdom and I am happy to share the same today.

孙老师

小学表演教师

东北师范大学戏剧影视表演专业,沈阳乐府艺术学院戏剧表演专业,现任首都师范大学附属小学表演教师。曾就职于雅美艺术学校任职表演、主持教师;曾参演话剧梦青春,并参加多部影视剧作品拍摄。

  • 少儿播音主持、朗诵、演讲教学
  • 独立编写教材
  • 少儿表演课程教学
  • 高级教师资格证高中语文
  • 普通话二级甲等

Ming Zhao

小学语文教师

东北师范大学汉语国际教育首批研究生(2008届),国家汉办/孔子学院(现“语合中心”)汉语志愿者教师。8年以上中文教学经验,读研期间教授各国留学生汉语一年;海外汉语教学经验:Ohio k-8 年级;韩国釜山7-9 年级;加州山景城 k-8年级;Fremont 高中学分班Integrated Chinese 中文教师。

玲玲老师

小学语文教师

2007年毕业于湖北大学汉语言文学专业,毕业多年一直在学校担任语文教师工作,现职称为中小学一级教师。同时在课余时间也进行线上网课,至今已经累积上千课时,教学经常丰富。

Cai Xue

Chinese Speaking Teacher

15 年一线教学经验。曾任新东方中高考语法老师。持有美国教师执照。擅长online AP Chinese 6大模块讲解。

 

希希老师

小学语文教师

一线语文教师兼班主任,在市重点小学从事小学语文教学已经20年,有丰富的教学经验,教学风格轻松愉快,深受孩子们喜爱,曾获得市教坛新星称号。

代老师

小学语文教师

从事小学语文教学12年,长春市优秀班主任,长春市班主任技能大赛一等奖,信息技术与学科整合课例一等奖,长春市优质课二等奖。代老师对于低年级的教学有独特的方法,尤其是识字,拼音的教学,让学生在玩中学,学中玩,充分调动学生的积极性!扎实孩子的语文基础。她一直坚信寓教于乐才是最好的教学方法,兴趣才是最好的老师!

Ms. Joanna

English Teacher

Ms. Joanna has been teaching English for nine years, including in the classroom and online. She is a certified ESL instructor as well as an associate of Early Childhood Education. She creates a fun and interactive learning experience, and she loves knowing that she is helping children take their first steps to their true futures. She fills her class with a fun, goofy, positive atmosphere, while making sure her students have the learning materials they need.