Contact Information

New Students: (888) EDUCATE
Current Families: (214) 618-2955
Fax: (214) 618-2972
Monday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Meet the Tutors

The tutors of Frisco Sylvan Learning Center are all Sylvan trained and certified so that they can best address your child’s academic needs. Our tutors are dedicated to working closely with you and your child in order to help your child reach his or her goals. We start by pinpointing your child’s strengths and areas for improvement through the Sylvan Skills Assessment®. From there, our Frisco staff develops a personalized learning plan for your child and offers unique insights about what methods will work best with your child. Ultimately, our tutors will build a relationship with your child and provide a fun, engaging, and rewarding learning environment. The Frisco Sylvan Learning Center staff consists of highly experienced and established educational professionals who take great pride in their work with students who want to catch up, keep up, or get ahead.

Center Director, Frisco tutoring

Tashia Smith

Center Director

Certified Mathematics Instructor
Sylvan Math Certified

Tashia is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. Before relocating to Texas she served as an Area Program Supervisor for academic, enrichment and recreation programs for Los Angeles Unified School District. In her free time enjoys all facets of the performing arts, and loves to read. At Sylvan, she loves to see children realize their full potential. She is a Sylvan Certified Math Teacher.

Director of Education, Frisco tutoring

Barbara DeLano

Director of Education

Sylvan Math Certified

Barbara is a graduate of the University of Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a Master's of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. She is also certified to teach K-6 Elementary Education. In her free time, Barbara enjoys running, yoga and writing. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys seeing confidence grow in the students.
Barbara is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Sylvan Study Skills, Sylvan Advanced Reading Skills, Sylvan Academic Writing, Sylvan Advanced Math, Sylvan SAT/ACT, Sylvan Algebra I and II, Geometry, Homework Support and Handwriting Without Tears.

Certified Mathematics Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Jonathan Longar

Certified Mathematics Tutor

Sylvan Math Certified

Jonathan is a graduate of Hawaii Pacific University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics with a Minor in History. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys traveling, astronomy and sports. At the Sylvan of Frisco, he enjoys interacting with the students.
Jonathan is Sylvan certified to tutor the following programs: Sylvan Math Essentials, Sylvan Advanced Math, SAT/ACT, Algebra I and II, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Trig and Physics.

Certified Mathematics Tutor, Frisco tutoring

David Gostin

Certified Mathematics Tutor

Sylvan Math Certified

David is a graduate of Vanderbilt University where he earned a Bachelor's of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering. In his free time, he enjoys reading, playing chess and listening to and playing music. At the Sylvan of Frisco, David enjoys passing on his love of math and science to a new generation of students.
David is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Algebra I and II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Trig, Physics and Homework Support.

Certified Mathematics Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Richard Grigsby

Certified Mathematics Tutor

Sylvan Math Certified

Richard is a graduate of Eureka College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education and The George Washington University where he earned a Masters of Art in Education. He is also certified to teach grades 6-12. In his free time, Richard enjoys running and scuba diving. At the Sylvan of Frisco, he enjoys working with the students.
Richard is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Sylvan Algebra I and II, Sylvan Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Trig and Physics.

Certified Mathematics Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Glen Turk

Certified Mathematics Tutor

Sylvan Math Certified

Glen is a graduate of Ball State University in Munice, IN where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Education. He is certified to teach History and is a Sylvan Certified Math Tutor. In his free time, Glen enjoys golf and spending time with his sons. At the Sylvan of Frisco, he enjoys working with the students.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Jean Gardner

Certified Tutor

Jean is a graduate of Texas Tech University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics. She is also certified to teach Elementary 1-8 and Elementary Psychology 1-8. In her free time, Jean enjoys reading, walking and Sudoku. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys watching the children gain confidence and get excited about learning.
Jean is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Homework Support and Handwriting Without Tears.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Karen Rollins

Certified Tutor

Karen is a graduate of Southern Methodist University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Texas A&M Commerce where she earned a Masters of Education in Bilingual Education and Texas Women's University where she earned her Pre-K and K certification. She is also certified to teach PreK-8th Elementary Education, Bilingual Education and ESL. In her free time, Karen enjoys volunteering, making blankets and yoga. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys helping students succeed.
Karen is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Homework Support, Handwriting Without Tears and Sylvan Academic Writing.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Vernon Schutter

Certified Tutor

Vernon is a graduate of Western Michigan where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Eastern Michigan where he earned a Masters in Elementary Education. He is also certified to teach Generalist EC-4. In his free time, Vernon enjoys reading, gardening and traveling. At the Sylvan of Frisco, he enjoys helping students reach new levels of success and gain more confidence.
Vernon is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Homework Support and Sylvan Academic Writing.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Elizabeth Saenz

Certified Tutor

Elizabeth is a graduate of Angelo State Unversity and Texas Woman's University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is also certified to teach Secondary Biology and Secondary Life-Earth Sciences. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys reading and seeing movies. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys working with the students.
Elizabeth is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Academic Writing, Sylvan Math Essentials, Sylvan Study Skills and Sylvan Advanced Reading Skills.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Michelle Johnson

Certified Tutor

Michelle is a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. She is also certified to teach all Elementary grades. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, running and yoga. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys watching how well the students learn skills when working in individualized small groups.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Ann Fisher

Certified Tutor

Ann is a graduate of Louisiana State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Texas A&M University where she earned a Masters of Education. She is also certified to teach K-8th. In her free time, Ann enjoys playing tennis, volunteer work and gardening. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys interacting with the students and watching them gain confidence.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Janet Mull

Certified Tutor

Janet is a graduate of Abilene Christian University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is also certified to teach Generalist 1-8, Gifted Endorsement and ESL. In her free time, Janet enjoys history, traveling and reading. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys watching children grow and learn.
Janet is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials and Sylvan Academic Writing.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Joshua Michaelis

Certified Tutor

Joshua is a graduate of the University of North Texas where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and the University of Texas at Arlington where he earned a Master's of Science in Social Work. He is also certified to teach Special Education EC-12, Science 4-8 and General Education EC-6. In his free time, Joshua enjoys reading, museums and photography. At the Sylvan of Frisco, he enjoys helping students gain confidence in their academic work while believing they can succeed.
Joshua is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Sylvan Academic Writing and Homework Support.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Tonjuana McKinney

Certified Tutor

Tonjuana is a graduate of Jackson State University where she earned a Bachelor's degree and Prairie View A&M where she earned a Master's degree. SHe is also certified to teach Self Contained 1-6, ESL and Principal EC-12. In her free time, Tonjuana enjoys dancing and sewing. At the Sylvan of Frisco, she enjoys the small group instruction.
Tonjuana is Sylvan certified to teach the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Sylvan Study Skills, Sylvan Advanced Reading Skills, Sylvan Academic Writing and SAT/ACT.

Certified Tutor, Frisco tutoring

Zachary Cooper

Certified Tutor

Zachary is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education/Social Studies with a minor in History. In his free time, Zachary enjoys being outdoors, waterboarding and fishing. At the Sylvan of Frisco, he enjoys working together with students to help them reach their educational goals.
Zachary is Sylvan certified to tutor the following programs: Sylvan Academic Reading, Sylvan Beginning Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, Sylvan Study Skills, Sylvan Advanced Reading Skills, Sylvan Academic Writing, SAT/ACT, and Handwriting Without Tears.