The San Francisco Bay Area has some of the most impressive kids education providers in the world, many offering unique services. Since 2011, Breakout Mentors founder Brian Skinner has learned from the following organizations:
Wes Carroll Tutoring and Coaching – Wes Carroll is an impressive math mind who launched his business back in 2002 and actively incorporates the latest education research. WC: “helps gifted and engaged students find their love of math, and use it to succeed. I’m an MIT guy, a puzzle champion, and a parent.”
Test Prep Workshop – Madeline Schroeder had a distinguished career in ed-tech before TPW and My Learning Pathways. TPW: “provides individualized instruction for different learning styles. Our services are ISEE, SSAT and HSPT test prep and Math Tutoring. We teach using Making Math Real (MMR), Structured Word Inquiry and Visualizing and Verbalizing – techniques used to learn new concepts and strengthen working memories.”
Cardinal Education – CEO Allen Koh is a fellow Stanford alumni who started CE way back in 2006, helping countless families since. CE: “is an industry leader in admissions, tutoring, and test prep, focused on a long-term and personalized approach. Cardinal Education helps strategize and execute an effective long-term plan, including everything from improving study habits to structured weekly academic coaching.”
College Admission Central – Dr. Deborah Bedor, CEO. As one of the nation’s most beloved and top admissions experts, Director of the Laureate Certification in Advanced Science Research Writing, and best-selling author of Getting IN by Standing OUT, Dr. Bedor (Dr. B) has guided top-tier and Ivy League-bound high school students for 30 years. Elevating her students through unique creative, research, and intellectual pursuits, Dr. B develops standout candidates for Admissions. Dr. B is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of Pennsylvania.