Susan G.

Susan G. finds joy in helping her students achieve their goals during meaningful instruction that fosters critical thinking skills and creativity.
“Sue” is certified to teach Grades 1-8, in addition to Special Education PK-12. She is a graduate of Texas A & M University and has over two decades of diverse teaching experiences like working in Public and Private Schools, including a Private Autism School. She has also Homeschooled and has served as a College Developmental Reading Adjunct.
Sue is available to tutor Kindergarteners through Adults in Reading, ELA, and Study Skills. She includes Math for Elementary Level Students.
In addition to her passion for education, Sue has a fondness for animals, gardening, and the Houston Astros.

TALFRYN J.

Talfryn is a certified teacher in both the UK and Alberta, boasting over 20 years of experience working with a diverse array of students across various abilities and subjects. Beginning his career with a strong foundation in Science and Math, he quickly diversified into teaching humanities at different academic levels.

His expertise extends to catering to the needs of both typical and atypical (LD) students, allowing him to customize approaches that bolster individual student confidence in their learning journey. Through his role as a learning coach, Talfryn has successfully supported students operating below grade level, adeptly closing learning gaps and fostering academic progress relative to their peers.

His proficiency in executive functioning skills has significantly contributed to alleviating student stress levels. By assisting them in effectively planning their study time, managing homework, and completing assignments, Talfryn ensures a manageable and structured approach to their academic responsibilities.

 

 

 

Sandra L.

Sandra is a seasoned teacher with over 10 years of experience in education across multiple countries, including South Korea, Australia, Kuwait, and most recently, Qatar where she taught grade two homeroom. With a Masters in Multidisciplinary Studies specialized in Special Needs, a Graduate Diploma of Education, and OCT qualification, Sandra is adept at supporting students ranging from JK to grade 6. Her expertise extends to literacy (reading, writing, phonics), general mathematics, and sciences. Passionate about social-emotional learning, Sandra prioritizes creating a nurturing environment where students are empowered to reach their full potential. With a diverse background working with students of varying academic and social needs, Sandra’s adaptable teaching approach addresses gaps in both academic and social-emotional development, ensuring a holistic learning experience.

 

MAYA R.

Maya received her Bachelor’s in Education from the University of Calgary and has over 20 years teaching experience in Alberta. Her focus has been elementary education in the areas of numeracy and literacy. She has experience working with students with diverse learning needs such as English as a Second Language, Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Elena S.

Elena is a dedicated and experienced tutor, committed to fostering a love for learning in her students. With a wealth of knowledge and a passion for education, Elena holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and Computing Education. Having lived in China, she is fluent in three languages, bringing a multicultural perspective to her teaching approach. She also spearheaded a learning management system in China that is currently used worldwide, showcasing her innovative contributions to the field of education.

Her expertise lies in tailoring lessons to meet the unique needs of each student, ensuring a personalized and effective learning experience. As an accomplished educator, Elena has a proven track record of helping students achieve academic success and gain confidence in their abilities.

Adding a touch of humor to her teaching style, Elena creates an engaging and enjoyable environment for her students. She continues exploring new languages and cultures in her spare time, reflecting her lifelong commitment to continuous learning.

 

Lauren P.

Lauren P. is a life-long educator for young children with certifications in Pre-kindergarten/Primary Education, Elementary Education, Educational Leadership with a Gifted Endorsement. Lauren is a life member of Phi Kappa Phi and was in Who’s Who America’s Teachers. She graduated with her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida with a 4.0 G.P.A. Lauren’s life goal has been to assist children in becoming the best they can be and enabling them to achieve to their maximum potential. Always driven by her goal to make a positive difference in children’s lives, she has taught for a total of 42 years in Christian private school education and wishes to tutor your young child. Lauren has also tutored and nannied young children, assisting them with homework and daily routines. Lauren enjoys assisting children with homework and after school activities. She believes that attaining knowledge should be fun and engaging utilizing her Gifted Endorsement whenever possible in her learning environments. She enjoys making books come alive to children, is an excellent storyteller always helping children to envision their favorite stories. Lauren believes that literacy is the key that unlocks doors to a future filled with endless opportunities.

KHADIDJA K.

Khadidja is a dedicated teacher candidate who is in the BEd program at Mount Royal University with a minor in Linguistics. She is passionate about teaching, especially when working with students who have learning disabilities. Her tutoring experience at CanLearn Society as a Reading Pilot as well as completing practicum in diverse CBE programs, such as the Pace Learning Program (PLP) and Montessori have equipped her with effective learning strategies that are personalized for her students. She holds an asset-based approach, highlighting students’ strengths to try to shift their focus from being stuck on learning obstacles to problem solving and practicing key skills that enable them to grow and thrive. She is a firm believer that learning is for all as she hopes to engage students in their learning to gradually build independence and confidence in their skills.

Kenya M.

Kenya holds a Bachelors degree in Education with concentration in elementary study. She grew up in San Antonio, TX and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas A&M San Antonio. While at Texas A&M Kenya was growing her experience in the classroom as an elective teacher teaching dance to K-5. Kenya graduated in December of 2020!
Kenya has always had a passion for kids since she was very young. She loves seeing the light that appears on her students faces, she loves being able to wake up everyday knowing she is going to make a difference in someone’s life. She is excited to have found a career in and out of a classroom setting. She is grateful and excited for the opportunity being present and is eager to help children reach their full academic potential with Prep Academy Tutors!

 

DEBORAH S.

Deborah is an Early Childhood Educator with many years of experience working alongside children. She is currently working for the Peel District School Board as an educator in the kindergarten classroom.

During the summer months, Deborah works one-on-one with children with ASD to help them achieve their academic and life skills goals. Deborah believes that all children are unique and the best way to keep them engaged is to follow their lead.

In her spare time she likes to read, go for walks with her dog and spend time with her family and friends.

Sylvia D.

Sylvia D. is a dedicated individual with a passion for tutoring students of all ages and abilities, aiming to help them reach their maximum psychosocial and academic potential. While serving as a full-time certified teacher in Chicago, Illinois, Sylvia taught all levels of mathematics. Leveraging her clinical background in Psychology, she implemented strategies to enhance self-esteem and foster confidence among her students.

As a trained behavioral specialist, Sylvia has valuable experience working with students with special needs. Beyond her commitment to education, she is also an avid animal lover, using her knowledge to care for them. Sylvia looks forward to the opportunity to serve and make a positive impact on the academic and emotional growth of those she works with.