The academic support team has one simple mandate:
We want to get your student athlete into the elementary, secondary, and post secondary schools and colleges that best serve his/her continued growth through our curriculum.
STARS has developed a unique social, emotional, and competitive test prep curriculum with the help of Dr. Michael Youmans, Ph.D, a graduate of Harvard University, Lincoln College, Oxford University, and Boston College School of Education. Dr. Youmans has provided our student - Athletes with the same cutting - Edge test prep methods utilized by his successful private tutoring company. STARS focuses on getting students into leading secondary secondary schools, colleges and universities.
The STARS SSBL curriculum is centered around providing our student athletes with the wherewithal needed to succeed on college and private school entrance exams in addition to the MA State Standards and Common Core Curriculum. STARS 2011/12 program participants took both an entrance exam and an exit exam in accordance with the high standards. In our first year of tracking student achievement
87% of our student athletes who took both an entrance and exit exam improve their exam scores! STARS also offers additional test prep and academic tutoring led by Bhanu Srinivasan, and STARS team of highly qualified teachers and tutors. We offer competitive in person and online sessions powered by Igradeedu. If you would like more information or need assistance to register your child in one of our academic programs or competitive online learning please contact us at:
I am Bhanu Srinivasan, a passionate teacher who loves being with children, and helping them learn and grow. My educational background includes a bachelors in finance, bachelors in education and a masters in education. Being a teacher has allowed me to try creative learning with my students, not just teaching but also learning from them. Being a teacher is self-rewarding in its own way since I will be touching and making a difference to the lives of so many students. Thats the reason Itook up teaching as my profession. My background in designing engaging lesson plans and curriculum in accordance with Massachusetts state standards and common core curriculum frameworks, which enables me to effectively meet all the required standards while still contributing my own creativity and individualized approach learning. I have a strong understanding of student development and have been consistently recognized by teachers and administrators for my effective use of classroom management strategies and my ability to integrate new technologies into lesson planning. In my work, I focus on critical thinking and the incorporation of mathematical grade level standard units into the course. A learning experience your kid will love and enjoy. They will be independent and self-motivated, it is my goal to combine my range of experience with my ability to be compassionate, enthusiastic, intelligent teacher who will make a positive contribution and difference to my students.