Kownine is a New York State certified mathematics educator. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in mathematics from The City College of New York (CUNY).  He has been a NYC public school educator for over a decade. He has experience teaching in both the middle and high school. Kownine’s pedagogical journey has been marked by a profound impact on countless students. With an innate ability to clarify complex mathematical concept, he has fostered a dynamic and engaging learning environment, making even the most challenging topics accessible to all his students.  Kownine has an extensive knowledge of Regents based math courses, which he accumulated from years of teaching and scoring the Regents. Kownine is very excited to be part of an elite group of educators at Prep Academy Tutors and looks forward to working with you.




Mr. Marlowe comes to Prep Academy Tutors after a thirty-plus-year career that has spanned the realms of teaching, writing, marketing, managing, and leading at local, state, and national levels. A mathematics and test-prep man of all trades within the supplemental education community, Mr. Marlowe spent the better part of sixteen years with Kaplan before moving on to Huntington Learning Centers and then on to founding Math and English Consulting (MEC). In November of 2017, Michael sold his company to iTutor. Mr. Marlowe has written materials for all graduate-level, high school, and elementary level standardized and high-stakes tests..



Edwin is a licensed School Building Leader (SBL). He obtained a master’s degree in Special Education (MsEd) and bachelor’s degree (BA) in Sociology from Manhattanville College.  Edwin is a NYS certified Special Education Teacher, Generalist (grades 5-9). Edwin has expertise in developing and writing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Edwin has a strong skill set in developing executive functioning skills and specifically designing Instruction to meet the needs of his students. He is well versed in Differentiated Instruction (DI) and has a strong ability to connect with students who struggle in school (academically and behaviorally).

Edwin is currently employed as a NYC Principal providing educational services for Students with Disabilities (SWD).  He has 20 years professional experience working in K-12 educational settings and an expertise in educational development. Edwin enjoys teaching all four major disciplines with a focus in Science, History, Reading, Writing and Regents Prep. Edwin is a local resident of Westchester County.


Joseph’s passion for education stems from his time working as a research scientist at Princeton University and Rowan University. Through mentoring students in higher education, he discovered his interest in tutoring. Tutoring, like science, is a dynamic field where great tutors always observe, assess, design, research, and take new approaches to engage their students. Currently, as a high-school teacher, Joseph uses these skills to identify the strengths of each student and incorporates them into addressing their specific needs. He focuses on a relationship-based approach in education, in which he relates the topic to the everyday lives of his students. He has a proven record of success in AP Biology and Regents-level sciences, such as Living Environment and Chemistry.


Frank embarked upon his career in the field of education sixteen years ago, after a career in law enforcement.  In that time, he has earned a master’s degree in Education from Mercy College and has been awarded teaching certifications in New York  and Connecticut in K-12 Special Education as well as 7-12 Social Studies. Frank is equipped with a wide range of experience in the classroom as well as experience as a 1:1 tutor.  His expertise is in the areas of literacy, essay writing, test preparation, executive functioning, Global Studies 9 and 10, as well as U.S. History at regents and advanced placement levels.  Frank teaches in, and resides in, Westchester County.