Contact Information

Phone: (218) 723-1551
Fax: (218) 723-1563
Monday: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Meet the Tutors

Our Sylvan trained and certified tutors are dedicated to your child’s success. Working together with you, we will:

  • Pinpoint your child’s learning needs using the Sylvan Skills Assessment®
  • Develop a personalized learning plan based on your child’s goals
  • Offer unique insights about what will work for your child
  • Teach each lesson the way your child learns best
  • Build a relationship with your child to provide learning that’s fun, engaging and rewarding
Put years of educational experience to work for your family. Contact our center to find out how we can help today!

Cheryl H.

Center Director

Cheryl monitors the day to day activities of the Center and holds the Center to the highest standards in the delivery of educational programs. She conducts conferences with staff to discuss students' needs and progress. Cheryl has a B.A. degree in English and Communications as well as B.A.A. degree in Teaching Secondary Language Arts from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Kara W.

Director of Education

As the Director of Education, Kara oversees the educational process of the Center and ensures that each individual student's needs are being met. Her responsibilities include continual training of Sylvan teachers, maintenance of student’s educational plans and conferencing with parents, classroom teachers, and staff. Kara graduated from the University of Minnesota, with a degree in Elementary Education.

Laura S.

Program Consultant

As Program Consultant, Laura's responsibilities include addressing parent questions and concerns regarding Sylvan programs, enrolling new students, and center business management. Questions regarding tuition and finances can also be directed to the Program Consultant. Laura also serves as a test proctor for computer and paper-based testing. Laura attended Duluth Business University with a focus on business management and accounting.

Teacher, Duluth tutoring

Sean W.

Teacher

Sean has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN
since August 2000. He is a graduate of the University of
Minnesota-Duluth where he obtained a B.S. in Teaching Social Studies. Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN, Sean
was a substitute teacher in the Duluth School District and worked at Slumberland. He has 15 years of tutoring experience working as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and
serving the Duluth Public and Private School Districts. Sean is a Sylvan
certified instructor in Beginning Reading, Academic Reading, Advanced Reading, Sylvan Advanced Math, Math
Essentials, Academic Writing, Study Skills and ACT/SAT prep. In his free time, Sean enjoys hiking, geocaching, sports and outdoor activities.

Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Michelle Voigts

Instructor

Michelle has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN
since March 2013. She is a graduate of Luther College, Decorah, Ia where she obtained a B.S. in Elementary
Education and Early Childhood. Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth,
MN, Michelle was a substitute teacher in the Rosemount School District and a teacher in the Esko School District. She has 2 years of tutoring experience working as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and
serving the Rosemount and Esko School Districts. Michelle is a Sylvan
certified instructor in Academic Reading and Math Essentials. In her free time, she enjoys running and outdoor activities.

Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Rod Syck

Instructor

Rod has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN
since August 2012. He is a graduate of the University of
Minnesota, Duluth where he obtained a B.S. in Math Education. Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth,
MN, Rod was a teacher in the Cloquet School District. He has 7 years of tutoring experience working
as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and serving the Cloquet School District. Rod is a Sylvan certified instructor in Academic Reading, Math Essentials, Advanced Math and ACT/SAT prep. In his free time, he enjoys racing sailboats, coaching and playing hockey.

Teacher, Duluth tutoring

Clarissa W

Teacher

Clarissa has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN since June 2013. She is a graduate of the University of Superior, Wi where she obtained a B.S. in English Education. Clarissa received her Master's in Teaching and Learning at St Mary's University, Winona, MN. Clarissa was a previous instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN, in April 2007 - September 2011 as well as a classroom teacher in the Duluth, Superior and Barnum School Districts. She has 6 years of tutoring experience working as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and
serving the Duluth, Superior, and Barnum School Districts. Clarissa is
a Sylvan certified instructor in Academic Reading, Beginning Reading, Study Skills, Advanced Reading, Academic Writing, ACT/SAT prep and Math
Essentials. In her free time, she enjoys reading, camping and outdoor activities.

Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Heather L.

Instructor

Heather has been an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN
since January 2008. She is a graduate of the University of
Wisconsin-Superior where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Visul arts and a minor in Mathematics. Previous to her instructor position, Heather was an educational assistant at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth for 3.5 years. She has 7 years of tutoring experience working as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and
as an educational assistant in the Superior School District. Heather is a Sylvan certified instructor in Math
Essentials, Advanced Math and ACT/SAT prep. In her free time, she enjoys beadwork, photography and walking her dog.

Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Melissa Ellis

Instructor

Melissa has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN since February 2012. She is a graduate of Northwestern College where she obtained a B.A. in Elementary Education. Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN, Melissa was a substitute teacher in the Duluth and Proctor School Districts. She has 6 years of tutoring experience working as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and serving the Duluth and Proctor School Districts. Melissa is a Sylvan certified instructor in Academic Reading and Math Essentials. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, geocaching and photography.

Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Michelle Weybright

Instructor

Michelle has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN
since May 2013. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Duluth where she obtained a B.S. in Teaching Mathematics. Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN, Michelle
was a nanny for a private home in Hermantown and a private tutor in Duluth. She has 1.5 years of tutoring experience working
as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and as a private tutor in Duluth. Michelle is
a Sylvan certified instructor in Academic Reading, Math
Essentials Sylvan Advanced Math. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and exploring Duluth.

Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Marci Douglas

Instructor

Marci has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN
since September 2009. She is a graduate of Bemidji State University where she obtained a B.S. in Elementary Education.
Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN, Marci worked at the Sylvan Learning Center in Burnsville, MN and
was a substitute teacher in the Burnsville, Eagan and Savage School Districts. She has 15 years of tutoring experience working as an tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and
serving the Burnsville, Eagan, Savage, Duluth and Proctor School Districts. Marci is a Sylvan certified instructor in Academic Reading, Beginning Reading and Math Essentials. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, baking and reading.

Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Megan Johnson

Instructor

Megan has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN since February 2012. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior where she obtained a B.S. in Elementary Education. Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN, Megan
was a substitute teacher in the Duluth School District. She has 7 years of tutoring experience working
as an instructor at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and
serving the Duluth School District. Megan is a Sylvan certified instructor in Academic Reading, Math
Essentials, Beginning Reading, Study Skills and Academic Writing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, gardening and baking.

Educational Assistant/Instructor, Duluth tutoring

Lindsay Meyer

Educational Assistant/Instructor

Lindsay has worked at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN
since July 2013. She is a graduate of Mankato State University where she obtained a B.S. in Elementary
Education. She obtained her Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning from St Mary's University, Winona, MN. Previous to Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth, MN, Lindsay was a substitute teacher in the Carlton, Proctor and South Washington County School Districts. She has 3 years of tutoring experience working as an educational assistant at Sylvan Learning Center of Duluth and serving the Proctor, Carlton and South Washington County School Districts. Lindsay is currently training to become a Sylvan
certified instructor in Academic Reading and Math Essentials. In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities, scrapbooking and spending time with family.