About Us

Helping students build a nest of educational success.

Who We Are

StudentNest has provided technology-based tutoring for over 16 years. StudentNest offers educational programs before, during, and after school, as well as on weekends and throughout the summer. Our instruction is focused on Math, Science, English, Robotics, and many STEM-based programs. Students from communities leverage the StudentNest tutoring service to receive both technology-based and in-person educational services. StudentNest services are available 24/7/365.

Our
Mission

StudentNest’s goal is to help our students build a nest of educational success to secure a soaring future. The virtual classroom of StudentNest is leading the way to a boundless future in technology-based education, devoted to helping students and their families advance in educational endeavors. 

StudentNest is designed to help students and their families advance in their educational endeavors. Our results show that students gain over 16% in their academic performance.

Our Guiding
Philosophy

StudentNest has been used for tutoring for over 16 years. StudentNest offers educational programs for afterschool, weekends, and summer to teach Math, Science, English, Robotics, and other STEM based programs. Students use StudentNest to receive both technology-based and in-person educational services. The StudentNest services are available 24/7/365.

About Us

The StudentNest leadership team is comprised of leaders in educational thought. Each member has been dedicated to ensuring the soaring success of those students who need the most support. This dedication has driven the entire team for over 16 years in ensuring the best services to aid in education supplementation at the convenience of studentts and their families.

Monika Joshi​

President/CEO

Chander Joshi​

Vice President

Dr. Brad Huff​

VP of Educational Programs

Sunny Hassan

CTO

Imara Jitahadi

Director of Program

Daisy Hernandez

Hiring Specialist

Ruby Magallanes

Student Coordinator

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Monika Joshi (President, CEO) is a dynamic, result-oriented leader who has served SN for the past 16 years. Under Monika’s exemplary leadership SN has been providing educational support and outreach services to students of all age groups including adults, in a broad range of subjects to a wide range of educational institutions across the United States including but not limited to school districts, charter schools, universities, colleges, cities, towns, counties, states, Native American communities, and federal government. SN has provided online tutoring to over 65,000 students in 450 school districts and over 2.5 million hours of services.

Chander Joshi (Vice President) is a successful business professional with over three decades of financial and business management experience. He creates and implements policies and procedures and co-ordinates with school districts and other organizations. Chander’s exceptional skills in customizing services to meet the unique requirements of each project assists students and organizations to achieve their goals. His ability to expand services to multiple platforms and industries have been instrumental in SN’s growth.

Dr. Brad Huff (VP Education) is a distinguished educator with career of over 50 years in private and public schools. Brad is one of the founding member of University High School on the Fresno State campus, retired in 2005. He is an adjunct professor at CSU, Fresno where he is currently Coordinator of the CSET Science Workshops for the Math Science Teacher Institute. Dr. Huff has served on writing committees for the California Science Framework and was a member of the Advisory Committee for the California Science Project and as a member and chair of Visiting Committees for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). For SN Dr. Huff manages educational program coordination, curriculum development, implementation, training and monitoring tutors and professional development.

Sunny Hassan has been a Technology Expert with SN since 2008. Sunny works with servers and network at the head office, which includes installation and renewal, backup, student sessions and reports. Sunny and his team’s dedication in 24/7 Live support regarding accounts creation, scheduling and technical assistance is exemplary. Sunny is a powerful force with tireless energy and commitment to the team and to every student in his or her education on SN platform.

Jitahadi Imara is a retired Deputy Chief, Los Angeles County Probation Department, the largest Probation Department in the United States. As a Deputy Chief, Mr. Imara had oversight responsibilities for the juvenile institutions, camps, juvenile halls, field offices and the rehabilitation of over 20,000 youth annually, which included educational, mental health, substance abuse, and social services. Mr. Imara worked with over 100 community-based service providers.

 

Mr. Imara utilizes his expertise in aligning StudentNest’s tutoring and mentoring services with the risk and needs of delinquency- and dependency-involved youth. Mr. Imara oversees the justice and foster care services including development, implementation, management of contract services and quality assurance. Mr. Imara serves as a liaison with various justice and foster agencies and provides ongoing research-based practices and training for SN staff. Mr. Imara is also a professor at UC Davis, Resource Center for Family-Focused Practice.

Daisy Hernandez is an expert Hiring and Billing Specialist at StudentNest she is in charge of recruiting qualified and skilled instructors that meet StudentNest’s mission. In addition, Daisy also serves as a point of contact between instructors and management assuring that all inquiries are answered in a timely and effective manner. With over 7 years at StudentNest she has served in different capacities and acquired a broad amount of experience that has ignited her passion for education and management.

Ruby helps coordinate schedules for student sessions. She efficaciously follows up with families, students and districts and also prepares reports for them. Ruby has been with StudentNest for the past 10 years with great desire and passion to help students. Her interactions inspire and motivate students to trust the program and remain committed to their goals.