Contact Information

New Students: (877) 431-5826
Current Families: (360) 568-2600
Fax: (360) 568-5056
Monday: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: By Appointment
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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!

Center Director, Snohomish tutoring

Patricia Salvaggio

Center Director

Patricia Salvaggio has worked at Sylvan of Snohomish since 2001. She is a graduate of Worcester State College in Worcester, MA where she obtained a B.S. in Education and a minor in Health Education. Patricia was a classroom teacher in Massachusetts for 10 years where she taught Math, Science, and Social Studies for 7th and 8th grade. Patricia has 13 years of tutoring experience working for Sylvan Learning in Snohomish, Monroe, and Kirkland, serving the Northshore, Lake Washington, Monroe, Snohomish, Lake Stevens, and Sultan school districts. Patricia enjoys teaching a variety of subject areas including math, reading, and writing. In her free time she enjoys the Long Beach peninsula in Washington state as well as watching our beloved Seahawks.

Director of Education, Snohomish tutoring

Brian Danielson

Director of Education

Brian has worked at Sylvan of Snohomish since 2008. He is a graduate of Washington State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science. Previous to Sylvan Learning of Snohomish, Brian taught for several years at the high school and kindergarten levels along with swim lessons for a local Montessori. Brian made a transition into the business world and worked hospitality and banking for the next twenty years. Brian has six years of experience working as an Director of Education for Sylvan Learning, serving the Snohomish School District. In his free time, Brian enjoys skiing/snowboarding, hunting, and football!

Instructor, Snohomish tutoring

Cathy Clayton

Instructor

Cathy has worked at Sylvan of Snohomish since 2004. She is a graduate of Carroll College, where she obtained a BA in biology. Previous to Sylvan Learning of Snohomish, Cathy taught in the classroom. Cathy has 10 years of tutoring experience working as an instructor for Sylvan Learning, serving the Snohomish School District. She enjoys tutoring a variety of subject areas, including beginning reading, academic reading, math, academic writing, and study skills. In her free time, Cathy enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with her family.

instructor, Snohomish tutoring

Allie Dykes

instructor

Allie joined the Snohomish Sylvan in 2013 tutoring students in math and test preparation as well as providing homework support. Allie has her masters in mathematics and currently teaches at Everett Community College. On weekends she enjoys swimming and hiking.

Erin Dellino

instructor

Erin Dellino has worked at Sylvan of Snohomish since December 2013. She is a graduate of Gonzaga University, where she obtained a degree in biology and secondary education. Previous to Sylvan Learning of Snohomish, Erin was a substitute teacher in Everett and enjoyed serving teachers and students as a substitute. Erin has one year of tutoring experience working as an instructor for Sylvan Learning, serving the Snohomish School District. She enjoys teaching a variety of subject areas including homework support and SAT preparation. In her free time, Erin enjoys hiking, backpacking, cooking, and leading at a local youth group!

instructor, Snohomish tutoring

Dave VanKooten

instructor

Dave VanKooten has worked at Sylvan of Snohomish since 2011 and earlier from 2002-2005. He is a graduate of Dordt College in Iowa where he obtained a degree in Elementary Education. Previous to Sylvan Learning of Snohomish, Dave was a math teacher in the Marysville School District. He has previously taught in California, North Carolina, and Florida. Dave has six years of tutoring experience working as an instructor for Sylvan Learning, serving the Snohomish School District. Dave enjoys teaching a variety of subject areas, including Math and Reading. In his free time, Dave enjoys gardening, reading, watching the Seahawks and Mariners. He loves Minions!