Our mission: Empower Every Student to Learn
The values we live by
Yup is committed to creating a culture that spurs growth, transparency, and an environment where everyone's voice is heard. By living the values below, we can all L.E.A.D. each and every day and foster a workplace that encourages us all to be our best selves. This will help us build an excellent product for students, families, and educators alike.
At Yup we
- L - listen and learn, to grow
- E - empower through honesty and empathy
- A - achieve ambitious outcomes by planning and adapting
- D - delight and deliver value for students, families, and educators
Meet Members of our Learning Team
Get to know a few of our team members with backgrounds in teaching, tutoring, and education administration.
Director of Academics
Kreg graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Economics and earned his Masters in Teaching from the Relay Graduate School of Education. He taught the full range of high school math subjects before becoming a school leader in Brooklyn, NY. There, he coached a team of 10 teachers, leading them to some of the highest academic achievement in the city.
Claire graduated from Susquehanna University with a degree in Mathematics & Secondary Education. After graduating, she joined Teach For America where she taught upper-level math for five years. Most recently, Claire was Achievement Director for five high schools in Connecticut and New York. At Yup, Claire helps set the vision and strategy for Yup's teaching methods.
Emily graduated from Carleton College with a degree in mathematics and holds a Master of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education. Emily has served as a mathematics teacher, curriculum specialist, coach, and most recently high school principal. Under her leadership, Emily's school became one of the highest performing high schools in the state, earning a gold medal distinction.
Tutor Quality Coordinator
Sharon graduated from California State University, San Marcos with a major in mathematics. After receiving her teaching credential from CSU, she taught high school math for 5 years. Sharon has also served as a contributing author and math proofer for Perfection Learning’s textbooks.