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Class Dad to Offer After School Enrichment to Local Students

Kumon of Tustin – South is the Newest Supplemental Study Option in Greater Tustin Area

– Michael Lee first realized his affinity for working with children when he began volunteering at his son’s elementary school. Although his 15-year career in product management was fulfilling, Michael found himself increasingly inspired by working with students one-on-one in both Math and English class. During his five years volunteering at the school, Michael was introduced to Kumon by parents of his son’s classmates. However, it ultimately was his father who convinced him to explore the path to becoming a Kumon Instructor, after witnessing the impact a college friend made as a decades-long Kumon Instructor in New York. Michael is excited to work with local students at Kumon Math and Reading Center of Tustin – South, and have that very same impact on his own community.

“I have witnessed first-hand how easily many kids can fall behind in class, while at the same time, advanced students would feel unchallenged with the general curriculum,” said Michael Lee, owner and Instructor of Kumon of Tustin - South. “Because of this, I have come to realize the importance of Kumon’s method of individualized study to enable all types of students to reach their full potential.”

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