|Monday:||9:30 AM - 6:30 PM|
|Tuesday:||9:30 AM - 6:30 PM|
|Wednesday:||9:30 AM - 6:30 PM|
|Thursday:||9:30 AM - 6:30 PM|
|Saturday:||9:30 AM - 11:30 AM|
Our Sylvan trained and certified tutors are dedicated to your child’s success. Working together with you, we will:
LuAnn Lindsey has been at Sylvan Castro Valley since it opened in April 2005. She also works as a substitute teacher in the Castro Valley School District. She received her B.A. from Cal State Hayward and holds a Standard Elementary Teaching Credential. Many years ago LuAnn taught first grade for five years.
Arnold has been a teacher at Sylvan in Castro Valley since February 2009. Arnold has instructed Sylvan students in a range of subjects, from Beginning Reading to Algebra I. His 15 years of classroom teaching focused on middle school math and social studies, although Arnold's Master's Degree from The University of Chicago was oriented to elementary level pedagogy.
The Sylvan mastery teaching method is particularly appealing to Arnold: "I enjoy seeing direct and immediate improvement in both skills and confidence." Outside of work, Arnold follows basketball at all levels when not listening to music from both the pop and world scenes.
Nic has a Master's degree in Education and a Bachelor's degree in History from UC Santa Cruz. He has his Single Subject Teaching Credential with English Language Learner Authorization. He has classroom teaching experience in 8th Grade English and Social Studies, 11th Grade US History, Study Skills and Test Prep.
His favorite part about working with youth is the sheer amount of potential they represent. He believes that each and every child can succeed academically. Working as a personal tutor allows him to create a learning environment specifically tailored to each student's needs. He loves being able to go home at the end of each day knowing that he's helped educate the next generation of Americans.
Hobbies: Reading, learning, following politics and volunteering with San Leandro Library Historical Society.
Arnold has been a Sylvan Castro Valley tutor since February 2009. He has instructed Sylvan students in subjects ranging from Beginning Reading to Geometry as well as Test Prep.
He has a Master's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Chicago.
His 15 years of classroom teaching focused on Middle School Math and Social Studies.
He enjoys teaching Sylvan students because he sees the direct and immediate improvement in both skills and confidence.
Hobbies: Basketball, pop/world music
Luann has been with Sylvan Castro Valley since 2006. She has a CA Lifetime Standard Elementary Teaching Credential. She taught 1st Grade in Livermore from 1976-1981. At Sylvan she focuses on Elemetary Reading, Writing and Math.
She likes seeing the growth in her Sylvan students - whether improving in study skills gradually or witnessing those 'light-bulb learning moments'.
Hobbies: Knitting, sewing, quilting, gardening, walking, yoga and camping.
Anna has a certifications in Multiple Subject w/ English Language Learning + Education Specialist (Mild/Moderate). At Sylvan she focuses on Beginning Reading, Elementary Reading/Writing and Math.
Her favorite part about working with Sylvan students is witnessing those 'Aha moments' when their eyes light up once they realize they've grasped a concept that they've previously struggled with.
Hobbies: Reading, Greek folk dancing, hiking, cooking, baking, drawing and spending time with family and dog.
She believes every child can learn.
Christine has been working at Sylvan CV since 2012. She also works at Foothill High School in Pleasanton. Her main focus in Math.
She loves the energy and joy that students bring wherever they go because young people make life more exciting. She says they often teach her new things about life.
Hobbies: Bicycling, reading, playing banjo/drums/guitar and loves animals