ABOUT AAC

 

Local teachers experienced a need in today's educational environment while in the classroom - to further challenge students, personalize and enrich their learning, and help instill valuable study skills. The need for quality, supplemental education options in the Eugene area created the vision for the Academic Achievement Center.

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Meet the team

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MICHAEL FLORETTA

CO-OWNER

 

 

The Most Important Thing I Learned Before High School: Do not procrastinate

 

Favorite Subject: Any kind of math

CLINT LARSON

CO-OWNER

 

Inspiration: Continuing to help kids achieve at their highest level.

Fun Fact: Clint was the 2015/2016 Oregon State (S.T.E.M.) Teacher of the Year

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KATIE D.

TUTOR

If I won the lottery tomorrow, I'd travel around the world with my best friends. If I were a superhero, my superpower would be teleportation.

Interests: Rock climbing, hiking, and drawing.

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HALEY S.

TUTOR

If I could invent a holiday it would definitely involve costumes for your pets

 

Interests: Molecular biology, crocheting, rock collecting 

 

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CLARE H.

TUTOR/ADMIN

 

If I Won the Lottery, I Would: Travel around the world

Interests: Math, debate, cooking

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FALLON M.

TUTOR

Favorite Quote: Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. – Pele

 

Hometown: Eugene, Oregon

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EVAN D.

TUTOR

 In another Life, I'm pretty sure I was an old man who hiked to the tops of the tallest mountains. If I was a super hero my super power would be super speed!

Interests: Hiking/Backpacking, Soccer, Running, Video Games

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CHRIS O.

TUTOR

 

If I Had a Superpower, I Would Want it To Be: Charging any electronic device instantly

 

Interests: Biking, travel, and Disc Golf

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VINCENT M.

TUTOR


A quote from Michael Jordan that inspires me:
"I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."

 

Interests: Cooking, Baking, Biking, Hiking, Traveling, Playing Games, Reading, Podcasts, Sports

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MONTANA J.

TUTOR

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given: To love the act of learning, the experience of learning itself, is the best first step in attempting to learn any new skill.

 

Interests: Rock climbing, horse showing, hiking, sewing, math!