Contact Information

New Students: (877) 957-2727
Current Families: (304) 260-9080
Fax: (304) 260-9082
Monday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday: By Appointment
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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!

Director, Martinsburg tutoring

Jeremy Hubbard

Director

B.A., Marshall University. Jeremy was an instructor for three years before being promoted and certified as a Sylvan Director in 2008. Jeremy also gained certification in Mathematics Content Proficiency for Center Directors in 2010. Jeremy is still our most requested teacher in the field of upper level math and SAT/ACT instruction.

Director, Martinsburg tutoring

Dede Mateyko

Director

Dede holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Cameron University and a B.S. in Pastoral Ministry from Kansas Newman College. Dede began her Sylvan career as an instructor and was promoted and certified as a Sylvan Director in 2008. Dede has dedicated her work and her personal life as an advocate for children, youth and education.

Instructor, Martinsburg tutoring

Valerie Hettenhouser

Instructor

What is your background in education?
Bachelor of Arts Elementary Ed and Early Childhood, Grove City College, PA
I am working on my Master’s Degree in Math Education Grades 6-8.

What teaching experience do you have?
Seven years teaching 6th grade mathematics and English
One year teaching at Sylvan Learning Center, Martinsburg, WV

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to read, sew, cross-stitch, and crochet. enjoy reading and oil painting.

What brought you to Sylvan?
I enjoy tutoring part time.

Instructor, Martinsburg tutoring

Kelly Robbins

Instructor

What is your background in education?

      Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Eastern Illinois University

 

What teaching experience do you have?

      I taught 5th grade reading for 4 years in Floydada, TX, and I taught 5th grade reading for one year in Abilene, TX. I taught at the Sylvan Learning Center in Lubbock and Abilene, TX.

 

What do you like to do in your spare time?

       I love to read with my son, Beckett. I love spending time with my husband, son, and two dogs. I like trying out new restaurants and then exercising to work off the food!

 

What brought you to Sylvan?

       I like the personal interaction between the small groups of students and the teachers. I love to see the light bulb go on when a student understands!

Instructor, Martinsburg tutoring

Ashlee Ratcliffe

Instructor

What is your background in education?

        Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) from West Liberty State College

 

What teaching experience do you have?

         I have been teaching fourth grade for two years.

 

What do you like to do in your spare time?

         I like to read, cook, clean, and relax.

 

What brought you to Sylvan?

          I have always heard good things about Sylvan, and I wanted to be a part of it.

Instructor, Martinsburg tutoring

Justin Wojtkowski

Instructor

Justin holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Literature with a minor in Japanese from American University.

Executive Director, Martinsburg tutoring

Terri Winn

Executive Director

Terri has a M.Ed. from Western Maryland College. Terri brings Special Education teaching experience and staff development experience from the public school systems of Frederick and Anne Arundel County in Maryland. Terri oversees center operations, staff development, on site contracts and our call center. Terri has been with Sylvan for 20 years.

President, Martinsburg tutoring

Robert (Bob) Gehrke

President

B.A., University of Northern Iowa. Bob is a former Naval Officer, classroom teacher, athletic coach, and assistant school superintendent. He has over 30 years business experience in sales and marketing, Director of Training and as a President of an international company that developed and produced training programs for business, industry, education, and government.