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Learn for Excellence - High-Quality Affordable Education | Marina, CA

High-Quality Affordable Education in Marina, CA

Learn for Excellence: "for those who will go far!"

History and Mission

Founded June, 2010 in Watsonville, CA

In early 2010, I visited a Kumon tutoring center in Watsonville, CA.

The director informed me that she was planning to close the tutoring center. I decided to take over the business..

However, I decided to start my own system of tutoring, not use the Kumon system, which did not meet my standards.

Thus I started Learn for Excellence.

I ran the business for more than 4 years in Watsonville and had many very rewarding experiences with students during that time;

however, Watsonville was a long commute and I wanted to grow the business.


November, 2014 moved to Salinas, CA.

I had several students driving over to Watsonville from Salinas, asking me to come to Salinas,

so when a very nice facility in Salinas became available, I decided to make the change.


Our Mission

At Leaning for Excellence, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable education in Marina, CA, and area.

This is accomplished through a tutoring program, in which we personally meet with and help our students.

Our main emphasis is on Math tutoring from beginner to level 12, and English tutoring for primary, intermediate and advanced levels.

We also offer advanced placement calculus and plan to offer other college-level classes eventually.

The emphasis is on “high-quality.” My long-term goal is to teach excellence.

The goal is that all of our students become the best they are capable of, the best in their schools.

Education is not something that happens in a month or two. In any worthwhile field of endeavor, it takes years to make a master.

It takes many years of training to become a world-class pianist or violinist, to become a world-class distance runner, or a world-class athlete in any sport.

Similarly, it takes years to become an outstanding scientist, doctor, or engineer.

The same goes for excellence in education.

Our 1-12 math and reading programs are designed to give high-quality education, the best.

This is what is different about Learn for Excellence.