Left to right: Naomi Rodriguez, MS, NBCT, Ilan Almog, Dr. Glenn Mendoza, MD, Kim Siar, MS
Naomi Rodriguez, MS, NBCT
Naomi has served students for nine years as a mathematics teacher and mathematics specialist. She holds National Board Certification in Early Adolescent Mathematics, a Masters of Science Degree in Brain-Based Instruction and Learning, and Certification in Administration for K-12 schools. She has devoted her career to helping students overcome the roadblocks they encounter in learning and in life. With experience working with students having Autism, ADHD, ODD, and OCD, she believes that every student has the ability to be successful and is committed to helping them show their genius to the world.
Ilan has a keen interest in education, child psychology and child development. He attended the University of Sao Paulo, where he ranked 4th out of 150,000 applicants in the university’s general entrance exam. After obtaining his degree in Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he returned to Brazil to learn the family business, Dynacom, a consumer electronics manufacturing company known nationwide for its videogames, digital cameras and media players. He is now a business consultant, specializing in Business Processes, Marketing and IT infrastructure, most recently at Doce Mania—the second largest franchise chain of bakeries for party cakes and pastries in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Ilan plans to return to the United States to pursue his dream of a career in education.
Dr. Glenn Mendoza, MD
Glenn J. Mendoza, MD MPH, is a practicing neonatologist in New York State. He has served as the Director of the Early Intervention Program since 1991 and as president of the Rockland Pediatric Society since 2002. He is an Associate Clinical Professor in Pediatrics in a New York Medical College. His areas of research are Late Preterm Infants, Child Neurodevelopment, and Bilirubin.
Kim Siar, MS
Kim has worked in the field of education for more than two decades. Her passion for providing students with tools to access their innate potentialities has led to a career specializing in the sciences of developing intelligences. She holds a Masters Degree from Nova Southeastern University specializing in brain tools, and uses the knowledge she gained through her studies to create strategies for the development of healthy children. She offers ways to compliment the traditional systems of education with tools to access and develop the innate potentialities of children and adults alike. Kim has worked with PECO, Rohm and Haas, and has traveled the world sharing brain tools to enhance student performance. She is a proud recipient of the 2005 Educator of the Year award, presented by the Montgomery County Commissioners.