The Number Street Math Academy instructors believe in the abilities of every child and that every child is capable of rigorous problem solving and critical thinking.
Dr. Jenny K. Tsankova is an associate professor of Mathematics Education at Roger Williams University in Bristol RI, and teaches the mathematics methods courses for elementary and secondary preservice teachers.
Dr. Tsankova is a Director of Master’s Program in Mathematics Education, author, conference state and national speaker, and serves on the boards of state and national organizations. She models lessons, consults, and provides inservice training for teachers in various school systems in Massachusetts.
Dr. Tsankova strongly believes that all children can learn mathematics deeply and at the same time enjoy wrestling with challenging problems.
Desi Stakeva has a Master’s of Science Degree in Mathematics Education from Simmons College. She is currently an 8th grade Math teacher at New Heights Charter School in Brockton.
She strongly believes that all children can learn mathematics deeply and at the same time enjoy wrestling with challenging problems.
Desi Stakeva is a regular participant in mathematics education conferences and cutting edge professional development. She brings knowledge and experience of Singapore Math and best practices.
Mr. Tsankov is our mathematician extraordinaire. He teachers our Calculus courses and prepares our students for the SAT exams.
Mr. Tsankov has had an extensive experience in teaching high school and adult college CAGS classes.
Our students enjoy his teaching style and personality.