Math Mentors

Ryan Ferree

Math Program Director, Mentor: Intermediate Math I (Morning), Intermediate Math II (Morning), Math Lab, All Self-Paced Math Courses

Ryan Ferree was born in Galveston, Texas grew up in Havana, Illinois, and currently resides in the outskirts of Lexington, Virginia with his wife, six daughters, and many farm animals. He served in the U.S. Air Force, living in places like Minot, ND and Guam, and has a Masters in Math Education from Nova Southeastern University. Ryan served his mission in the Utah Salt Lake City South mission.

He has many experiences ranging from engineering in the Air Force to finances as an accountant and, of course, teaching. Not only has he homeschooled his own children but has taught both in the physical classroom and in online environments. In teaching, he strives to help students match their passions with what they are learning in the class.

Speaking of passions, Ryan loves working with his small, but growing homestead. From taking care of his many chickens and honey bees to growing vegetables in his garden, he enjoys it all. Ryan also enjoys reading, studying history, spending time with his family, and playing disc golf.

Corey Grint

Mentor: Algebra 1 (all live)

Corey loves living in the small town of Vernal, Utah with her husband, two sons and dog Max. She graduated from the University of Utah with a BA in Mathematics and served a mission in Seoul, South Korea. Corey has a passion for math and has been tutoring math for the past 15 years. She has been homeschooling for the past three years and feels blessed for the freedom and opportunities it brings her family. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, rock climbing, amusement parks, traveling, board games and watching movies with her family; cooking, puzzles and reading by herself.

Kimberly Bingham

Mentor: Geometry (live)

Kimberly Bingham is an online educator and homeschooling mother of four.  She currently teaches English as a Second Language through an online platform, and has worked as an international relations consultant.  Prior to educating her children at home, Kimberly served as a Logistics Officer in the United States Marine Corps, successfully completing deployment missions to Afghanistan and Iraq.  She received commendation for providing seamless logistics support to 5 forward-deployed operating bases simultaneously in support of global operations.  She enjoys volunteering with the Red Cross, and Kimberly is the Illinois State Ambassador for Home School Legal Defense Association Compassion, which allows her to serve homeschooling families in need.  Kimberly believes deeply in integrity, diligence, and service to others.   She is a life-long learner with a passion for foreign languages, music, and Brazilian martial arts.  Kimberly is excited to be part of the Ensign Peak Academy team!