As we get ready to take some time off work and gather with friends and family this Thanksgiving, we’d like to take a minute to share a small sampling what we’re thankful for here at Mathnasium HQ!

A few BIG privileges I’m thankful for…

  • The privilege of living in North America. At peace.
  • The privilege of making a difference. At work.
  • The privilege of a mission that inspires. At last.
  • The privilege of working with children. At length.
  • The privilege of working with great people. At all times.

Wishing you a Thanksgiving holiday free from any worry. At all!

Peter Markovitz, CEO

I am thankful for the continued opportunity to work with an exceptional team of people to change the lives of children everyday.  I am thankful for being an American and the great individuals who sacrifice every day to keep our country free.  I am thankful for my family ,especially my husband and son–and that we are all happy and healthy.

Jennifer Nicholls, Director of Education

 I’m grateful to have married a woman who, after 24 years of marriage, still makes me feel butterflies whenever I hear her car pull into our driveway. I’m also deeply grateful for the people in my life who inspire me to be a better person.

John Moyer, Executive Director, Franchise Development

I’m grateful for sincere humility and humanity. The world is not as big as it used to be—we are all connected, much like a large extended family! Also, I’m truly thankful for Wi-Fi!

Kisha Machen, Human Resources Manager

Today, I am grateful for: 

  • The fact that I live in relative safety; that my neighborhood has been neither a war zone nor the site of a terror attack.
  • Waze, podcasts and books on tape for making my commute as short and enjoyable as possible.
  • Weather that is leaning slightly towards fall. I love clear cool days.
  • Deep friendships with people who know me well and love me still. It’s quite a gift.
  • My teenage daughter who calls me her best friend and lets me look at her Instagram.
  • Bún Thịt Nướng, Japanese chicken cutlet curry, and good ol’ American fries… just because they’re tasty.
  • The fact that, as a culture, we set aside a day to just be grateful, to give thanks for all have and all we are to one another. It’s a very good thing.

–  Jacqueline Macauley, Franchise Support Coordinator

I’m thankful for my outstanding coworkers who make working at Mathnasium fun and enjoyable—even when things get tough.

Jonathan Greene, Legal & Compliance Manager

I am thankful for being surrounded by people who accept me as the nerdy dancing mathematician that I am.

Kristain Steinert, Curriculum Developer

I am grateful for my parents’ safety—they live overseas. I’m also grateful for my wonderful colleagues—especially my team! Go Accounting!

–  Jennifer Callahan, Accounting Manager

This Thanksgiving, I’m immensely grateful for a career where having fun and being creative are essentially imperatives. I’m grateful for the luxuries of free expression and free will, a yoga practice that keeps me balanced and sane, my very colorful and exciting life path … and most of all, the blessings and support I receive from my friends and colleagues. Oh, and cat videos on YouTube!

–  Damaris Candano, Marketing Communications Coordinator

Thank you for being a part of the Mathnasium family—we’re so grateful for the privilege of working with you all! Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving full of infinite love, laughter, and gratitude!