Our Tutors

bianca

Bianca is a passionate educator with extensive experience teaching and tutoring young elementary school students. She has done a deep dive into the 1st-3rd grade common core standards to better understand how to help students succeed in modern classrooms. Bianca cares deeply about building relationship and trust with students and families to make their learning experience the best it can be.

  • Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

  • Certified K-6 teacher

  • Certified Special Education Generalist

  • Trained in trauma-based decision making

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication

  • 4+ years teaching and tutoring experience

bianca's qualifications:

Yule

Yule is an experienced tutor specializing in math education. She understands that each student learns differently, and is passionate about helping students learn math through methods that work for their personality and learning style. Yule is dedicated to helping students start with what they know and build upon their math knowledge and skills through exploration, instruction, and the use of the right math tools.

yule's qualifications:

  • 7+ years teaching and tutoring experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

  • Mathematics Endorsement Grades 5-8

  • Standard Elementary Certification K-5

  • Fluent in Chinese

April

April is a caring and compassionate educator with extensive experience tutoring students in a one-on-one setting. As a former Kindergarten teacher and developmental specialist, she understands the importance of hands-on learning in helping students make meaningful connections. April has experience tutoring military students and catering to the academic and emotional needs of children who experience consistent change and family separation.

april's qualifications:

  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education with a Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement

  • 8 + years teaching and tutoring experience

  • Experience as a developmental specialist

  • Experience with military families and children

sharilyn

As the former teacher of a multi-grade classroom, Sharilyn has practice tailoring instruction to each student’s specific needs and learning style. Sharilyn takes joy in meeting students where they are and moving them toward their learning goals. She understands the importance of relationship and makes sure to get to know her students and loves incorporating their interests into her instruction. Sharilyn strives to create an environment where her students aren’t afraid to try, fail, and try again while learning.

  • Master’s degree in Teaching

  • Certified in Early Childhood Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology

  • 7+ years teaching and tutoring experience

sharilyn's qualifications:

Melissa

Melissa is a passionate educator and lifelong learner. In her time as a journalist, she reported on issues in education. Her desire to help students through their struggles led her to leave journalism and pursue a teaching certification in 2007. Melissa has taught grades K-3 and has worked as a reading interventionist. Melissa is full of love and encouragement when working with students and loves celebrating their successes.

  • Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Special Education Teaching Certification

  • Bachelor of Science in Print Journalism

  • 8+ years teaching and tutoring experience

melissa's qualifications:

Zoie

Zoie is an enthusiastic and experienced tutor. She began tutoring in 2015 and has been providing personalized one-on-one instruction ever since. Zoie is passionate about education and strives to learn new teaching methods and techniques daily. When tutoring, she focuses on growth mindset and goal setting along with academic content. Zoie was a struggling student in K-6th grade, and she brings that experience into her tutoring sessions and relationships with her students. 

Zoie's qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in education

  • 3 + years tutoring 

  • Currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Math Instruction

  • Teaching certificates in EC-6th grade, and ESL

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