Mission & Vision

Our mission is to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists, scholars, and leaders by providing state-of-the-art instruction that demonstrates excellence in thought and accessibility to people of all backgrounds. We teach STEM with the aim to share and pass along our expertise and passion in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to students in the greater East Bay community. Our goal is to create a lifelong passion for learning by providing top-notch teaching and by nurturing academic and intellectual excellence through hands-on experience. 

About | Faculty & Staff

Welcome to Fremont STEM. We are a team of highly-motivated scientists, students, and professionals who are passionate about STEM education.

Physics and Computer Science Instructor

Rice University | Ph.D., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Rice University | M.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, B.S. Physics & Mathematics

Avery Kruger

avery.kruger@fremontstem.com

Life Science & Environmental Science Instructor, ASDRP Research Advisor

University of California, Davis  | B.S. Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity

Chemistry Instructor

Stanford University | Ph.D. candidate in Chemistry 

Loyola Marymount University | B.S. Biochemistry, Magna cum laude

Instructor of Mathematics & Computer Science

University of California, San Diego | B.S. Math-Computer Science, B.S. Cognitive Sciences

Instructor of Mathematics; ASDRP Research Advisor

Southern Illinois University | B.S. Administration

Biology Instructor; Director of Biomedical Research

ASDRP Executive Board

UC Berkeley | B.A. Cell & Molecular Biology

Middle School Science Instructor; Research Advisor

Associate Math & Computer Science Instructor, 3D Printing Specialist

San Jose State University | B.S. Computer Science

Avity Norman

avity.norman@fremontstem.com

Associate Science & Math Instructor

New York University | M.S. Education & Teaching

California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo | B.S. Biology

aditi.chodri@fremontstem.com

Biology & Life Sciences Instructor

University of California, Davis | B.S. Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior

Staff Scientist, ASDRP Advisor

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

UCSF Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Researcher

Loyola Marymount University | B.S. Biochemistry

​Chemistry Instructor, ASDRP Research Advisor

University of California, Irvine | B.S. Chemistry

matthew.saleem@fremontstem.com

Associate Science Instructor

Hofstra University | B.S. Biochemistry / M.D. accelerated track

meenal.pant@fremontstem.com

Computer Science Instructor

University of Reading | M.S. Engineering, Felix Scholar

Lucknow University | B.Tech., with Honors

Elizabeth Schmit

elizabeth.schmit@fremontstem.com

Associate Mathematics Instructor

University of California, Berkeley | Computer Science

Science & Math Instructor

California State University, East Bay | M.S., Chemistry

Union College| B.S., Chemistry

Science & Math Instructor

California State University, Bakersfield | M.S., Biology

California State University, Bakersfield | B.S., Biology

Associate Mathematics Instructor

University of Southern California | B.A., Psychology

​Biology Instructor

University of California, Los Angeles | B.S. in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology with Departmental Honors

​Biology Instructor

Biochemist and COMET fellow at Stanford

University of California, San Diego | B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology

​Mathematics Instructor

University of California, Davis|B.S. Applied Mathematics and a minor in Statistics

​Humanities Instructor

The George Washington University|B.S. Major in Finance and Philosophy; Minor in Economics

ASDRP | Chair, Biological & Life Sciences 

​Experienced biologist and scientist

University of California, Santa Barbara|B.S. Major in Environmental Studies

Mathematics Instructor

University of California, San Diego|B.S. Major in Mechanical Engineering