|Monday:||10:00 AM - 7:30 PM|
|Tuesday:||10:00 AM - 7:30 PM|
|Wednesday:||10:00 AM - 7:30 PM|
|Thursday:||10:00 AM - 7:30 PM|
|Friday:||10:00 AM - 5:30 PM|
|Saturday:||9:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
Our Sylvan trained and certified tutors are dedicated to your child’s success. Working together with you, we will:
Cary Swensen has a BA in Education from Western Washington University and a MA in History from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has worked for Sylvan Learning for 17 years before opening up her own Sylvan. She likes reading, music, and spending time with her family!
Michelle Goldstone graduated from Cal Poly State University with a BA in Liberal Studies. She has held various teaching positions since 2003 and loves being an educator! Michelle enjoys spending time with her family during her off time and currently teaches Beginning Reading, Academic Reading, Math Essentials, Homework Support, Algebra, Academic Writing, and Study Skills. Michelle worked at Sylvan Learning Centers in Ventura and Oxnard before joining the Sylvan Salinas team this year!
Sarah E. Wass Smith graduate from Oregon State University with a BA in History. She has taught most of her working career. She has traveled all over the world and lived in New Zealand for 5 years! Her hobbies include flower arranging, reading, and volunteering at the famous volunteer-run Steinbeck House. She has been with Sylvan for 8 years teaching Academic Reading, Basic Math, and Academic Writing.
Mary Jo Cripe graduated from Wheaton College with a BA in Christian Education. She had been an elementary school teacher for 21 years and a college instructor for 4 years. Mary Jo’s hobbies include reading, music, and baking! She was a retired elementary teacher when she first came to Sylvan in 2001- she missed the kids so much she had to get back into teaching! Mary Jo has now been with us for 8 years and teaches Beginning Reading, Academic Reading, Academic Writing, and Basic Math.
Jennifer Frazier graduated from CSU, Fresno with a BA in Liberal Studies and a Multiple subject teaching credential. She taught as a substitute teacher and a Kindergarten/First grade teacher before moving to the east coast to travel and explore for a year! She has now been teaching at San Benancio Middle School for 3 years and this is her first year with Sylvan teaching Beginning Reading, Academic Reading, Upper Math, and Homework Support.
Joe graduated from San Francisco State University with a BS in Geology. He then went on to get a MS in Geology from San Jose State University. Joe has taught at San Jose State University for 3 years. He teaches Math Essentials, Sylvan Advanced Math, Homework Support, and SAT.
Juan graduated from San Jose State University with a BS in Civil Engineering. He is currently working for the County of Monterey Public Works and Transportation Planning. In Juan’s free time he likes to weight train, play football, and baseball. He teaches Math Essentials, Sylvan Advanced Math, and Homework Support.