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Achieve In Math Summer Program


MassBay Community College AIM Program [CC]


AIM logo Achieve in Math (AIM) incorporates a 3 week program in the summer and student support services in the fall. This initiative helps students build their basic math skills and prepare for college math. Students have the opportunity to place into a higher-level math course — ULTIMATELY SAVING MONEY ON EDUCATION!

This program is for new non-STEM students attending MassBay in Fall 2021.

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Don’t Let Anything Get in the Way of Achieving Your Goals

Participate in the ACHIEVE IN MATH (AIM) Program

WHAT: Three-week remote learning program to bridge students from lower math levels to college math

WHO: Students who placed into MA90X, MA90, MA95 OR students who did not complete MA90X, MA90, MA95 successfully in Spring 2021

WHEN: August 2021

Flexible Hours to fit your schedule

This program is supported by The Perkins Grant.

For more information contact:
Anu Meacham

2020 Summer program is over, 2021 Summer Program schedule and sign-up will be posted early Summer 2021.



AIM Summer Program Facilitators


Frank Giron Frank Giron

Frank received his B.A. in Geology from Pomona College in 2012 and his M.S. in Statistical Practice from Boston University in 2017. Throughout his time at Boston University, Frank worked as a teaching assistant for calculus and statistics courses. He has participated as both a teaching assistant and instructor in college and high school programs that include Options Through Education (OTE) and Noonan Scholars. Currently, he is a Math Learning Specialist at MassBay Community College in the Academic Achievement Center.


Amy Gorodetsky Amy Gorodetsky

Amy earned her B.S. Degree in Math from the University of Vermont, and Master’s Degree in Education from George Washington University. She taught mathematics at The Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts, The Madeira School in McLean, Virginia, and Indian River State College. Currently, she is a Math Learning Specialist at MassBay Community College in the Academic Achievement Center.


Karna Krishna Karna Krishna

Karna majored in chemical engineering at Cooper Union, receiving his B.E. in 2007 and his M.E. in 2010. He worked as a process engineer at Surmet Corp., a materials manufacturer specializing in transparent ceramics. In this role, he contributed to research programs in association with the Department of Energy and DARPA. In 2017, he began teaching physics and chemistry at MassBay. The following year, he joined the Academic Achievement Center as a Math and Science Learning Specialist.


Hubert Kouatcho Hubert Kouatcho

Hubert received his B.A. Degree in Education and B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Douala, and the National Advance School of Public Work in Cameroon, respectively. He received his M.S. Degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from UMass Lowell. In Cameroon, he worked as a construction engineer and taught in a technical and vocational high school. Currently, he is an adjunct faculty member at Bunker Hill Community College and MassBay Community College. He is also a Math Learning Specialist at MassBay Community College in the Academic Achievement Center, and at Bunker Hill Community College in the MathSpace.


Orland Fernandes Orland Fernandes

Orland received his B.S. Degree in Chemistry from the University of Salford (England) and his Master’s in Education from Eastern Nazarene College. He started his career in education in Ghana, West Africa. He taught physics in the Boston Public School system in the early 1990’s. Also, he taught teaching study skills at Roxbury Community College in The Teaching Learning Center. Currently, he is an adjunct faculty member at MassBay Community College and Roxbury Community College. He is also a Math and Science Learning Specialist at MassBay.


Michael Smolowitz headshot Michael Smolowitz

Michael earned his B.S. in Mathematics from Cornell University. He continued his studies and received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Buffalo. He has worked in industry as a software engineer at Raytheon and Comverse. In 2003, he began teaching math courses as an adjunct faculty member. He continues to teach as an adjunct faculty member and Math Learning Specialist at the MassBay Community College in the Academic Achievement Center.


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