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Mr. Nayak graduated from Michigan State University in 1999, with a major in marketing and a minor in statistics.

After graduation, Mr. Nayak worked for the Target Corporation as a business analyst in San Francisco, CA. It was as an analyst that he discovered his passion for teaching others.
As a senior analyst, Mr. Nayak taught other analysts how to analyze trends in the market and use tools to analyze and forecast those trends. The more Mr. Nayak taught, the more he thought about going back to school to pursue his passion in teaching.

In 2006, Mr. Nayak pursued his dream and graduated with a teaching certification in mathematics and science.

In 2008, Mr. Nayak was hired in the Troy School District. Since then, he has attained a master’s degree in educational leadership.

Mr. Nayak is excited to share his passion for mathematics and science with his students.