Current CEO: Reed Howard
Brain Hurricane runs tutoring and education centers in several major metropolitan areas in the Midwest and California. The company was founded by veteran educator Reed Howard in 2001 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Brain Hurricane centers provide comprehensive instruction and educational support to school-aged children. The company uses a proprietary curriculum and learning program, which draws upon Reed''s classroom experience and research in the education field. Brain Hurricane centers employ instructors, parent outreach coordinators, administrative professionals and human resources staff.
Instructors and teachers who work at Brain Hurricane centers are responsible for supporting the learning of school-aged children. They are required to plan and lead a variety of learning activities. Brain Hurricane careers provide excellent opportunities for both credentialed educators and individuals who hold an associates degree in a field related to education. All instructors are required to attend regular training courses and must be fluent with the company''s curriculum. In addition to providing instruction to students, they are expected to oversee and guide their support staff. Instructors work with parents and school administrators to understand a child''s educational needs and to develop learning goals.
Working at Brain Hurricane provides good growth opportunities for tutors who are interested in beginning careers in this field. Tutors must have some college credits in the area in which they tutor. They receive company-sponsored training, and benefit from the guidance of instructors. Tutors are required to assist students with homework, test preparation and general coaching. They are expected to adhere to Brain Hurricane curriculum and must work to support student learning goals. Talented tutors may be able to advance into instructor positions, depending upon their level of education.
Brain Hurricane centers also employ administrative staff and parent outreach coordinators. Outreach coordinators are responsible for facilitating communications between instructors, tutors and parents. They may visit school sites in order to promote Brain Hurricane''s services. The administrative staff of Brain Hurricane centers oversees daily business operations and handles all billing. Human resources administrators and coordinators identify and recruit talented instructors. They verify all education and credential information, and ensure that all employees have passed a background check.
The Brain Hurricane culture promotes dedication to students and parents. Instructors and tutors are rewarded for working closely with students in order to support learning goals. Employees of Brain Hurricane receive compensation that varies depending upon their geographic area. Some employees may be offered a Brain Hurricane benefits package that includes healthcare insurance and continuing education support.