Quantum Leap

math and physics afterschool enrichment program

"Where Math Counts & Physics Matters"

Who Are We?



Nellie Levine, Ed.D - Co-founder of Quantum Leap

A veteran educator with 30 years of combined experience of teaching high-school math and physics in St. Petersburg, Russia, and here, in San Francisco. I graduated from the St. Petersburg Pedagogical University in 1973, with a Masters Degree in Teaching Physics, and worked as physics and math teacher, and a Physics department chairperson at a Technical Vocational School No. 41 in St. Petersburg, Russia, for 16 years. After immigrating to the United States in 1990, I received my California Teacher Credential in Physical Science, and started working first as a substitute teacher in SFUSD (1991-1992), then as a physical science and chemistry teacher at G. Washington High School (1992-93), and, finally, as a Physics and AP Physics teacher at Galileo Academy of Science & Technology (1993-present).  [more...]


Inna Levine - Co-founder of Quantum Leap

A member of a new generation of educators with extensive teaching experience in elementary education. I graduated with the Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from the College of Notre Dame in 1999 and went on to complete my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the year 2000. After a very innovative credential two-year program, I was hired by the San Francisco Unified School District as a third grade teacher at Argonne Elementary school, which is famous for its all-year-around alternative program.  [more...]