Evin Symmes may be teaching, tutoring, or eating Sidewall pizza with her husband, but she’s always the person who is one step ahead: organized, savvy, compassionate, and versatile. This multi-talented young woman wants all students to discover their inner math genius.
Michelle Challis enjoys teaching middle school math because it’s the math that most people use: measurement, mental math, percent, problem solving, logical thinking, and patterns. Trained in teaching gifted students, she is inspired by Dana’s experience and passion. At Chandler she loves that she can teach to what students need rather than state mandates.
Sue Bergman brings corporate world and personal experience to teaching at Chandler. She deeply believes that every student can be equipped with the math skills they need. She brings a strong work ethic and a hands-on approach to the classroom, persisting until students achieve success.
When Hunter Patterson isn’t wrestling playfully with his little boy, he’s working alongside Dana, his former headmaster, inspiring kids to learn. As a dyslexic learner himself, he understands kids' frustrations with learning differences and how critical each year is to their progress.
Chris White is a car enthusiast with a penchant not only for how engines run, but how the brain learns. Chris utilizes the hands-on method for science, and he is a firm believer in helping students solve problems in an active classroom environment.