XSTREAM Learning Center Preschool is coming soon. 


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Preschool teachers also needed, if you would like to join us please contact.


means a commitment to excellence in

X : Cross Cultural Communication

We bring communities together by making language learning fun.

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S: Science

An appreciation for the scientific process leads to better critical thinking.

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T: Technology

Keeping up with changing technology is important for future careers.

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R: Reading and Writing

Strong reading and writing skills are essential to communicate all your amazing ideas.

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E: Engineering

Engineering is how we improve the infrastructure of our society.

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A: Art

Art illuminates the meaning behind the other subjects we teach.

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M: Mathematics

An understanding of mathematics is a base upon which other skills are built.

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make the difference

Andrew Pan

Andrew Pan received his B.A. degree from the University of Oregon; he double majored in Chinese Language and History. He moved to Shenzhen, China to teach ESL for four years. He has 5 years of experience teaching to students at the primary and high school level.

Buzz Poleson

Buzz Poleson has spent his life sharing his love of a variety of subjects including Mathematics, Billiards, and Go with others. He started teaching math at public schools in 1990 and helped found the Portland Waldorf H.S. in 1999, teaching there until retiring 2016. He has taught all variety of math, physics, and programming as well as running the Games and Maths Club.

Michael Hoeft

Michael Hoeft was studious even as a wee lad, eventually earning a 4.3 gpa as a high school graduate from Moorpark High School in Moorpark, California. He enrolled in UCLA and graduated cum laude with a BA in American Literature & Culture. After spending some time in the Finance world, Michael realized that he truly missed the young students he worked with as a YMCA Camp Counselor all throughout high school during the summers. He began tutoring in California, then Oregon, and even Washington – and now has 11+ years experience as a private tutor. Having lived here in the Pacific Northwest for the past 8 years, Michael has largely tutored Math, English, the SAT, the ACT, and the SSAT, helping local learners garner not only confidence, but also thinking, learning, and memory tips and strategies that can bring about higher grades and test scores.

Wayne Chin

Wayne Chin graduated from the Cultural Art College of Guangzhou before working as a movie illustration artist. After moving to Portland, he worked as an Architectural Illustrator for ten years. In 1997, He started his own Art Studio (Wayne Studio) where he has developed his art ever since. In addition to his favorite medium, oil painting, he also likes to work with watercolor, gouache and sculpture.

Dan Stott

Dan Stott has a Masters Degree in Elementary Education with an ESL endorsement, and a Bachelors Degree in Spanish. He has taught first through fifth grade ESL as well as fourth grade in a bilingual classroom.

Craig Macallister

Craig Macallister Ph.D has been involved in education for nearly his entire adult life. After receiving a B.A. in history from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, he went on to receive both an M.A. and Ph.D in American History from the University of Michigan. First as a graduate student instructor and later as a university professor and exam preparation instructor, Craig developed skills as a professional educator that have allowed him to adapt to a variety of learning environments. He has over ten years of teaching experience at the university level and has taught standardized test preparation courses for four years (SAT & ACT mostly). In addition to classroom teaching, Craig has also done significant work as a curriculum developer. He is an avid learner, dedicated teacher, and enjoys working with every type of learner, no matter their age or skill level. Outside of teaching, Craig enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and running.

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