MEET THE TUTORS

Ms. Ashley

I am a certified Pre-K through 6th-grade educator with over 10 years of teaching experience. My passion for teaching and learning is driven by my love for kids and all things educational.  As a parent and teacher, I understand and value the development of the whole child. Education is not just a career for me; it is a passion and a purpose! When I am not working with children, I enjoy reading, shopping, working out and spending time with my son. 

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Fashion Merchandising

  • Masters of Arts in Teaching –Early Childhood Education

  • Masters Certification- School Library Media 

  • Talented and Gifted Endorsement

  • Microsoft Innovative Educator

Years of Tutoring Experience: 8

"A good teacher is like a candle-it consumes itself to light the way for others."

-Unknown

Ms. Gwen

I am a certified 4th through 8th math educator with 8 years of experience. My desire to help at risk youth ushered me into the field of education. I am also a published author, playwright and director. 

 

Education & Certifications

  • Masters of Arts in Mathematics Education

  • Masters of Science in Criminal Justice 

  • Bachelors of Science Human Services

 

Years of Tutoring Experience: 8

"Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom."

-Oprah Winfrey

Ms. Shawna

I am a certified Pre-K through 6th-grade educator with over 20 years of experience. My passion for meeting the needs of all learners led me to me to my role evaluating equitable best practices in North Carolina schools. Some of my experience includes tutoring, coaching teachers and developing personalized learning plans for students. As a mom of a high schooler and college student at UNC Charlotte, I understand the power of effective, targeted tutoring sessions. 

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education

  • Masters of Science in Curriculum and Instruction

  • Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership

  • Reading Endorsement 

  • Talented and Gifted Endorsement 

  • K-12 Educational Leadership Certification 

 

Years of Tutoring Experience: 10

"Education is the most powerful weapon which           you can use to change the world."                       -Nelson Mandela

Ms. Shawna

I am a certified Pre-K through 6th-grade educator with over 20 years of experience. My passion for meeting the needs of all learners led me to me to my role evaluating equitable best practices in North Carolina schools. Some of my experience includes tutoring, coaching teachers and developing personalized learning plans for students. As a mom of a high schooler and college student at UNC Charlotte, I understand the power of effective, targeted tutoring sessions. 

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education

  • Masters of Science in Curriculum and Instruction

  • Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership

  • Reading Endorsement 

  • Talented and Gifted Endorsement 

  • K-12 Educational Leadership Certification 

 

Years of Tutoring Experience: 10

Mr. Thomas

I am a certified 4th through 8th grade math educator with over six years of experience. As a former administrator and teacher of the year, I understand and appreciate my "why". My passion stems from being able to foster positive relationships with my students while providing an encouraging, engaging and enriching learning environment. I am also a football and baseball coach. In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, relaxing, and spending time with my family.

 

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Marketing Management 

  • Masters in Public Administration

  • Masters in Human Resources and Leadership

  • Talented and Gifted Endorsement

  • Certified Middle Grades Math Coach

  • Nearpod Certified 

 

Years of Tutoring Experience: 6

Mr. Thomas

I am a certified 4th through 8th grade math educator with over six years of experience. As a former administrator and teacher of the year, I understand and appreciate my "why". My passion stems from being able to foster positive relationships with my students while providing an encouraging, engaging and enriching learning environment. I am also a football and baseball coach. In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, relaxing, and spending time with my family.

 

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Marketing Management 

  • Masters in Public Administration

  • Masters in Human Resources and Leadership

  • Talented and Gifted Endorsement

  • Certified Middle Grades Math Coach

  • Nearpod Certified 

 

Years of Tutoring Experience: 6

Mr. Thomas

I am a certified 4th through 8th grade math educator with over six years of experience. As a former administrator and teacher of the year, I understand and appreciate my "why". My passion stems from being able to foster positive relationships with my students while providing an encouraging, engaging and enriching learning environment. I am also a football and baseball coach. In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, relaxing, and spending time with my family.

 

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Marketing Management 

  • Masters in Public Administration

  • Masters in Human Resources and Leadership

  • Talented and Gifted Endorsement

  • Certified Middle Grades Math Coach

  • Nearpod Certified 

 

Years of Tutoring Experience: 6

"A good education is a foundation for better future."                                  -Elizabeth Warren

Ms. Ashlee

I am a certified Kindergarten through 8th-grade educator with over ten years of experience. My passion is mathematics education, and I love to make mathematics fun and engaging. As an elementary mathematics specialist in Atlanta Public Schools, I have a keen knowledge of mathematical content and have demonstrated excellence in adapting a student-centered approach to instruction. I love serving as a role model, mentor, and leader to young learners. My experience includes mathematics instruction, curriculum design, STEM project-based learning development and implementation, instructional mentorship, and support and instructional. 

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Animal Science

  • Masters of Science in Middle Grades Mathematics

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum & Instruction

  • 4th-8th Grades Mathematics and Science Certification

  • K-5th Grades Mathematics Endorsement

  • Gifted and Talented Endorsement 

 

Years of Tutoring Experience: 10