Thai Binh Checel is the founder and president of Abacus Educational Enrichment, which serves families and students in the greater Los Angeles area. She consults with families in two capacities: the first is to help them understand the unique landscape of K – 12 education in Los Angeles and provide information about independent schools, charter schools and public schools. The second is to help families define their academic philosophy and create a five year plan that provides a path for students to follow in harmony with family expectations.
In addition to consulting, Thai and her team assist students with test prep for the SSAT, ISEE, HSPT, SCAT, SAT and ACT, as well as homework help, reading comprehension enhancement, math help, and assisting kids with learning differences.
Thai is a native of Los Angles and has also lived in Ireland, Scotland and Thailand. She has five years of classroom experience and over 25 years of tutoring grades two through college, including students with special needs, learning differences, and gifted students.