|Monday:||10:30 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|
|Saturday:||9:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
|Sunday:||10:30 AM - 12:30 PM|
Our Sylvan trained and certified tutors are dedicated to your child’s success. Working together with you, we will:
Kelly has her K-9 Teaching Credential earned at University of Illinois-Chicago. She taught for 3 years in Chicago before moving to the Bay Area. In her more than 13 years with Sylvan, she has served in just about every capacity, from Director of Education to District Manager overseeing operations and educational programs in multiple centers in the Bay Area.
Melissa hails from South Carolina and has always been an educator at heart. She received her Masters of Education in 2005 from University of Florida - Gainesville, and has taught toddler aged students through adults. Following her move to the Bay Area, has worked for SFUSD as a paraprofessional with special-needs children, the Literacy and Language Center and Kids Cooking for Life. Melissa enjoys her time with Sylvan and has been with the company since 2007, beginning as an Instructor and in her current role as Director of Education. Melissa loves to cook, sew and watch the Warriors in her free time.
Stephen earned his Master of Arts and Teacher Certification from University of Michigan-Dearborn in May 2011. His work at the Institute of Reading and Development brought him to the Bay Area, where he continued to work with students of all ages. He has a passion for working with students and developing their skills individually. In his free time, Stephen enjoys cooking and live music.
Annette is the Director in charge of Administration and Center Operations. She has her Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential along with a Masters Degree in Adult Education and Program Planning from SFSU. She worked for the SFSU Urban Community Family Service Project before joining Sylvan 11 years ago. During her tenure with Sylvan she has served as Center Director and Franchise Business Consultant working with franchisees and staff in the Pacific Northwest.
Nicole received her BA from UCSC and her M.F.A from San Francisco State. In addition to teaching Beginning Reading, Academic Reading, Sylvan Math Essentials, and Academic Writing at Sylvan, Nicole has taught high school composition, creative writing courses for adults, as well as college level writing, test taking and study skills at The Learning Assistance Center at San Francisco State. Nicole is learning American Sign Language. She considers herself to be a children's book nerd, and loves spicy food.
Julie earned her B.A. in French from Chico State University and B.A. in Spanish and teaching credential from San Jose State University. While in college she taught English as a Second Language to middle school students in Merida, Mexico and upon graduating with her teaching credential taught high school French and Spanish for five years. She has enjoyed working at Sylvan since October 2003 and is currently also working as a paraprofessional in Special Education at Lincoln High School in San Francisco. She has traveled and lived in parts of France and Mexico and enjoys reading, traveling, and the performing arts.
Rostom has been with Sylvan for the past four years. Previously, he has served as a substitute teacher as well as a substitute special ed assistant. His areas of instruction include Academic Reading, Math, Study Skills, and Academic Writing. He received a Bachelor's degree from the University of San Francisco in Mathematics back in 2002, and he recently completed a Master's degree in theology. An avid sports fan, Rostom also speaks Armenian and some French. He also likes to take mini road trips with his dog!
Stephanie has been with Sylvan since November of last year. She has a passion for teaching and for math! Previously, Stephanie served as a recreation leader for a park in her hometown in Southern California. Her areas of instruction include Academic Reading and all of our math programs, from the most basic math skills to Calculus. Stephanie's hobbies include reading and collecting atlases and we are so happy to have her as part of our team!