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About Us


Our instructors are certified teachers who are experienced in teaching English, Math, and test-prep material. Students will not only learn academics but also how to build skills and communication with the teacher through 1-on-1 and group sessions.


Dr. Matthew Lee, Ph.D.


Mr. Samuel Moon

Director of Operation

Mrs. Janet Lee

Director of Finance

Mrs. Jung Kim

Assistant Director of Operation

Mr. James Lee

Public Relations Director

Ms. Tiffany Lee

Program Director


Mrs. M. Diamond

- Teaches English (all levels) / ESL / Standardized Tests
- Retired FCPS teacher of 11 years
- Professor at Northern Virginia Community College for 42 years
- M.A. in Literature, American University
- Fun fact:   Miss Diamond taught at Best Academy for over 20 years!

Dr. S. Woo

- Teaches Biology / Chemistry / Science Olympiad
- Taught at Best Academy for 3 years
- PH.D. in Molecular Biology, Seoul National University
- Post-doc. In Renal Physiology, Johns Hopkins Medical School
- Fun fact:   Dr. Woo's favorite hobbies are to play golf and watch the Ravens play football.

Mr. P. Seong

- Teaches Chemistry / Physics / Calculus / Science Olympiad
- Taught at Best Academy for 2 years
- Conducts seminars for students interested in medical schools
- B.S. & M.S. in Chemistry, Seoul National University
- Candidate of M.S. in Bioorganic Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University
- Fun fact:   Mr. Seong loves Legos and visits fairs all over the country.

Mr. E. Kim

- Teaches Math (all levels from Arithmetic to Calculus) / TJ Prep
- Taught at Best Academy for 5 years
- Candidate B.S. in Mathematics, Virginia Tech & George Mason University
- Fun fact:   Mr. Kim is a professional Pokémon Master. He's been invited multiple times to attend a national level championship in Florida.

Mr. J. Henson

- Teaches lower grade Reading / Writing / Grammar / Math
- Currently practices law in District of Columbia and Virginia
- University of Virginia School of Law
- B.S in English, Harvard University (graduated with Honors)
- Taught for over 40 years as a hobby
- Fun fact:   Mr. Henson is a former U.S. Olympics Wrestling Team coach!

Mr. E. Darden

- Teaches Math (all levels from Arithmetic to AP Calculus) / SAT Prep
- Able to teach Physics, Biology, AP US Government and Politics, US History and more
- Taught at prestigious private schools for many years before retiring
- B.A. in History, University of Virginia (Graduated with Honors)
- Fun fact:   Mr. Darden is a classical music junkie. You can play almost any classical music, and he can tell you the composer and the title of the music piece.