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About the Instructor


As an extensively trained and certified professional instructor, I serve as a mentor who guides your children through their work while also providing direction, support and encouragement. I create an at-home study plan in addition to monitoring classroom assignments, and I emphasize the importance of accurately completing each assignment within a designated time frame. This has helped many of my students increase self-confidence, thus becoming more self-reliant. Like all Kumon Instructors, I have a true passion for education and an earnest desire to help children succeed.

Biography and Background

Biana Shikhman

Instructor Biana grew up in the bay area, attended San Francisco State University where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration, and then went on to obtain a CPA. She is also a dedicated Kumon parent. Her kids first enrolled in Kumon more than five years ago and within six months, she saw how much her children benefited from studying both Math and Reading in the Kumon Program.