Who Is ASI?

LINDA SCURA

President & CEO – received her Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters of Science with a major in education. She is a retired New York State Certified art teacher with over twenty years of teaching experience in public schools. She has also worked for the Board of Cooperative Services with the New York State Department of Education. Linda has been an executive member of the Foundation Board of Directors at SUNY Empire State College. For the last several years, she has been teaching SAT prep courses at major International and American Schools. She is an instrument rated Pilot. Her hobbies include classical guitar, squash, skiing, parachuting and scuba diving.

 

ZAKI MUSTAFA

V.P. & COO – has over thirty years of management experiences in Fortune 500 as well as in small companies. This experience is broad based in the US and international markets. His business experience evolved into startup and turnaround expertise and was written up in a Harvard Business School case. His management successes have also been recognized in professional media, most notably: SUCCESS magazine, National Business Institute and Sales & Marketing magazine. He has been a guest speaker at Brookings Institute, US Federal Government / General Services Administration, American Management Association, Institute for International Research, Apple Computers of Canada, and a frequent guest instructor at Temple University and Northwestern University. He is a Fulbright Scholar, has degrees in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, an MBA, and Harvard AMP. He is active in racquet sports, horse back riding, photography, and is an instrument-rated pilot.

ASI hires only experienced certified New York State teachers and then further trains them in the  ASI method. Other courses hire recent college graduates who may or may not have any classroom experience.  All our ASI teachers have been teaching in public school classrooms for over 25 years. Experienced classroom teachers know how to motivate students. Our ASI teachers know how to effectively demystify and simplify the SAT/ACT, giving students the confidence that is necessary to do well.

Meet Our Faculty