Our Story
In 2010, Mini Ivy opened its doors as a teaching and tutoring center in New York City. The school’s founding members taught in New York City public schools for a few years before starting the school. Mini Ivy’s philosophy is enshrined in the concept that students should excel academically regardless of their past academic or testing performances. Therefore, small classes, affordable tuition, and great teachers are the hallmark of this establishment.

The school utilizes a multi-level approach in its quest to address the academic, social and emotional needs of its students, community and society at large. For example, the school offers a wide array of test preparation classes throughout the year as well as during the summer session. Moreover, the school also provides homework help classes, after-school and summer writing classes and one-on-one tutoring on a multitude of subjects. All subjects are taught by highly qualified teachers who are current or retired NYC teachers who have many years of experience teaching the content in addition to the testing strategies that are essential in achieving a top score.

We welcome you to experience our methods and models of preparing your child for the 21st century.

Mini Ivy Faculty & Staff
P. Magli: Master’s Degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University with 18 years of high school teaching experience; strong background teaching mathematics and sciences at all levels; extensive experience with standardized testing (SHSAT, SAT I, SAT II subject tests, Regents Exams, AP exams and the Common Core tests).  

Y. Lin: Master’s Degree in Mathematics. 15 years of experience teaching junior high and high school mathematics.

S. Brahinsky: Master’s in Education from Columbia University; retired teacher with 20 years of experience in teaching at elementary and middle schools.

M. Perper: Extensive experience teaching students math from elementary school to college calculus. Taught at Staten Island Tech. H.S., has 18 years teaching experience

R. Clyne: Master's in Education from Brooklyn College. 19 years of experience teaching at the elementary level.

A. Herman: Master's Degree from LIU. Currently teaching at Bronx Community College, specializing in teaching reading and writing with 10 years of experience.

L. Hertz: Master’s in Education from LIU with eighteen years of experience; Curriculum planning specialist; Professional Development for other teachers.

M. Daniels: Math teacher at private high school with more than twenty years of experience.

V. Seidenstock: Master’s in Education from Teachers College Columbia University; 12 years of experience.

M. Shannon: Dual Master’s in Education with 10 years of experience; scores NY state tests.

J. Marotta: Middle school math teacher with two years of experience.
(Lower East Side)
140 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002
B, D train (Grand St station)
F, J, M train (Delancey/Essex St)

(646) 657 - 0350
(646) 392 - 4088