Contact Information

Phone: (510) 559-1400
Fax: (510) 559-1404
Monday: 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Sunday: 1:30 AM - 3:30 AM

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!

Executive Director, El Cerrito tutoring

Nancy Zawadzki

Executive Director

Nancy works tirelessly to support the managerial staff of seven centers. She has worked for Sylvan for ten years. Prior to Sylvan she had a catering company and taught K-8. She gets up a 6 a.m. to take long walks in the Berkeley hills with Dave, her husband of 42 years.

Director of Education, El Cerrito tutoring

Lisa Lovitt

Director of Education

Notre Dame de Namur, BFA

Ted Kempf

Center Director

University of Oregon, BA English Lit.
Pacific University, MA T