People

Addison Sandoval

President


Addison Sandoval is a seasoned creative with a fierce passion for higher education.  His areas of focus include Film Production, Screenwriting, Journalism, and English Grammar.  Addison has an integrated media and communications background comprising of a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Film and Television Production from the top-ranked USC School of Cinematic Arts and dual Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Film and Media Studies and Political Science from the University of California, Irvine.

Ellen Kessler

English Language Arts Instructor


Ellen Kessler earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in Philosophy and English Literature.  Ellen has experience tutoring in a variety of academic areas, but she specializes in the SAT and ACT.  Her background and test prep experience bring a valuable component to Cerebrum’s curriculum.

Daniel Byun

Math Instructor


Daniel is a Mathematics major at California State University, Long Beach.  He is an experienced, patient instructor who has worked with students from 2nd – 11th grade in a wide array of mathematical disciplines.

Casey Gatlin

Math Instructor


Casey Gatlin holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  His areas of focus include advanced Linear Algebra; partial and ordinary differential equations; multivariable and advanced single variable calculus; chaos dynamics and bifurcation theory; methods of analysis (methods of mathematical proofs and use of axioms); numerical analysis (interpolation, function approximation, and error calculation).

Natasha de Leon

Academic Advisor


Cynthia R. Lopez

Academic Advisor


Powell Watson

English Language Arts Instructor