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About theInstructor


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

Biography and Background

Scott and Nicole

Scott Manis - Center Director
Scott has a degree from The University of Missouri St. Louis in secondary education with a focus on history.  Prior to Kumon, he spent time working within the St. Louis school districts.

Nicole Mayer - Assistant Director
Nicole holds a BA in Psychology and her Masters in Social/Personality Psychology with a minor in Clinical.  She also spent a time researching at the Stanford School of Business.