Elizabeth S.

EN: Elizabeth is pursuing a degree in Communications sciences at the University of Montréal. She is currently finishing her bachelors degree. She has 5 years of experience tutoring students from elementary to CEGEP level classes. She loves working with children and teaching in a way that is enjoyable for them.

FR: Elizabeth poursuit ses études en sciences de la communication à l’Université de Montréal. Elle termine actuellement son baccalauréat. Elle a 5 ans d’expérience dans le tutorat d’élèves du primaire au CÉGEP. Elle adore travailler avec les enfants et enseigner d’une manière agréable pour eux.



Jorge is a student, tutor, and published author. He is studying Computational Applied Mathematics and Philosophy at the University of Calgary and has extensive experience tutoring, particularly in the maths and sciences.

Jorge strives to understand where each student is at and their unique learning curve. He works with his students to formulate a plan for their studies to help them reach their academic goals.


Yvonne received her Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary, specializing in Elementary Mathematics. She has been a classroom teacher for almost a decade, working in both public and private schools. Yvonne has taught all core subjects in elementary and middle school grades. Her personal interests include art and cooking.


Matthew graduated from the University of Alberta’s Campus St Jean with a major in Social Studies and a minor in French Language Arts. He has taught French Immersion in Edmonton and Calgary for over 5 years, and has served as a tutor for over 10 years.

Today, Matthew is a law student at the University of Calgary. He remains highly passionate in working with students and helping them achieve their goals!


Manali Shah graduated from the University of Mumbai in Business Management with an expertise of International Finance. While in University, she was a teaching assistant for a coaching academy. After graduation, she pursued a Bachelor’s in Education in Math & Commerce to gain a professional approach in her teaching career. Her teaching methodology merges from the courses she has undertaken. At present, she specializes in teaching Math, Economics, Business; Social studies, under the International Baccalaureate and Ontario Curriculum. She has spent 8 years on teaching hundreds of successful students across India, London, Dubai and Canada.

She believes mathematics is a combination of intuitive art and rigorous craft. She breaks down each problem into simple and understandable pieces that makes it convenient for her students to understand and remember. Her practical approach, new methods and strategies makes students actively engaged in their learning and succeed in classroom.

She loves her job and sees a great sense of achievement from seeing her students grow as individuals. She teaches using an interactive pen tablet and screen-sharing via an online video platform and is available via email and text.

Alexis S.

Alexis holds a professional educators license in Illinois with concentrations in English and Social Studies. She grew up in Villa Park, IL and received my Undergraduate Degree at Lewis University. While at Lewis University, Alexis served as a writing tutor in our writing center and assisted undergraduate and graduate students in peer editing writing assignments. Alexis recently graduated in December of 2022!

Alexis has always had a love for children due to being the oldest of four younger brothers. Helping others brings so much joy to her so she is extremely happy to have found a career in doing that both in and out of the classroom . For the past 2 summers, Alexis has worked as the head of the summer camp at Life Time Oak Brook for children ages 4-13. It is a great way to spend the summer helping children grow and pick up healthy lifestyle habits. In her spare time, Alexis enjoy working out, listening to music, and baking! She is very excited to have the opportunity to help all children reach their full academic potential with Prep Academy Tutors!


Julie-Anne has an undergraduate degree from the Wilfrid Laurier University, with a Bachelors of Honours English and a minor in French and History. She also has her Bachelors of Education at the University of Ottawa, where she is a certified teacher, both French and English.

In Ottawa, she was part of the comprehensive school health program and organized and managed the website for this cohort and volunteered for the Mindfulness program. She worked with the French Public School Board in Sudbury and the Art Gallery of Sudbury, where she taught various age groups in art and in French. She has extensive tutoring experience in a wide range of subjects and grade levels.

In addition to teaching, Julie-Anne loves being outdoors, going for hikes and climbing. She has paintings sold in a Boutique in Montreal and continues to be an artist known as JABcolours. She has recently completed her Masters at the University of Calgary in Drama, specializing in Playwriting. She is passionate about helping others be their best selves and loves working with children.


Heather has a Master’s of Teaching degree and is qualified to teach in Alberta and Ontario. She has over ten years of experience developing and educating youth through academics and play. She is patient, efficient, and always works to ensure students are understanding the material. She believes that it is important to foster a love of learning and looks forward to helping students grow as learners.

Brenda K.

Brenda Kahn graduated from NYU with a degree in political science. After college, she followed her passion for music, was signed to Columbia Records, recorded several albums, and toured across the US and Europe.

After starting a family in 2008, Brenda transitioned from her professional music career to teaching. She fell in love with teaching when she ran a tutoring company in Center Valley, PA that helped students with reading and writing challenges. She also expanded her educational offerings to include middle school creative writing workshops and elementary special ed support.

In 2018, her family relocated to South Salem, NY where she taught middle- and high-school English and History at Fusion Academy in White Plains, NY.

Fusion Academy caters to students with learning differences, and Bren excels at finding creative learning paths for students with special ed needs including ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, giftedness, ASD, and anxiety. In 2021, she was promoted to Director of Homework Cafe at Fusion, where she was responsible for helping students hone their executive functioning skills, while working with teachers to adopt and tailor best teaching and learning practices.

In 2022, Brenda’s family relocated to Boulder, CO. She is thrilled to be working with Prep Academy Tutors where she will continue to foster joy, creativity, and connection with every student.

Nazeer S.

Nazeer graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in neuroscience. He completed his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Throughout his academic career, Nazeer tutored students on a wide range of subjects from chess to graduate-level biochemistry.

In addition to his academic success, Nazeer was also a practice squad player for the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the University of Kentucky. Playing point guard helped him understand the value of having a strong support team and looks to assist future generations through teaching and making the world a smarter place.