Jen Urano



  • BA in Human Biology, from Stanford University (2000-2004)
    • Coursework included Computer Science, Math, Physics, Psychology
  • Teaching Credential, Single Subject in Mathematics, from San Jose State University (2006-2008)
    • Earned a minor in Mathematics
  • Other related education:
    • Training in Singapore Math
    • Training in Kagan Cooperative Learning


  • Pre-Algebra Teacher at Live Oak Academy (2018-2019)
  • Private Tutor, tutoring Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Biology, Physiology (2010-present)
  • Math Coach to Kinder and 1st Grade teachers at Spark Charter School (2016-2017)
  • Teacher at Branham High School (2008-2010)
    • Courses taught: Algebra I, Algebra II, and Algebra II Intermediate
  • Education Consultant at SCORE! Educational Centers (2005-2006)
  • Stanford University Human Biology Course Associate (2004-2005)


  • Head Basketball Coach at Trinity Church of Sunnyvale’s Gateway Summer Camp
  • Co-Leader for Real World Young Adult Ministry


  • I’m a Member of Trinity Church of Sunnyvale
  • I have two kids, in Kinder and 2nd Grade
  • Some of the things I love are: God, my family and friends, math (numbers, strategies, puzzles, manipulatives), teaching (empowering students to realize they can “get it” too, facilitating a deep understanding of mathematics), dancing (any kind, especially Salsa), and basketball (playing, coaching, and watching).