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Meet The Team

About The Owners

Tayndra Hunter, Director/Co-Owner and Mack Hunter, Co-Owner

Tayndra Hunter has over 18 years of Education experience working with children from infant to 8th grades as a Teacher, Director of Preschool and School Administrator. Mack Hunter loves science and math and is excited to inspire the next generation in the STEM field. Mack and Tayndra are proud to be apart of such a great community and will continue to provide quality enrichment programs for our next generation of youth.

  • All STEM staff are fingerprinted and have been background cleared to work in our program
  • All Staff are professionally trained in our curriculum and has a basic knowledge of classroom management
  • Most of all, our Staff love children and teaching Science,Technology and Engineering related activities!

Lead Instructors

Zach
Lead Instructor Zach

Zach Bryant has been with EFK for 5 years since graduating from Bakersfield high school. He is attending CSUB studying Physics and Applied Mathematics. Zach teaches coding, robotics and engineering classes. He was selected as Engineering for Kids Teacher of the Month for February 2020.

Maite
Lead Instructor Maite

Maite Gonzalez has been with EFK for 3 years while attending CSUB studying Computer Engineering. She teaches coding, robotics and engineering classes and wants to work with airplanes in the future.

Melanie
Lead Instructor Melanie

Melanie Morales has been with EFK for 1 year and has her bachelor degree in Liberal Studies. She will be starting the credential program in the Fall with a goal to become a STEM elementary school teacher.

Kathleen
Lead Instructor Kathleen

Kathleen Szolowich has been with EFK since October 2019. She worked as a Civil Engineer for 4 years and has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Mathematics from the University of Arizona. She has experience in teaching as a Homeschool Parent and loves to inspire students in learning.