Meet our Charlottetown Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

Our tutors and staff in Charlottetown consist of passionate educators who love inspiring children to succeed. Warm, caring and great at relating to kids, our tutors in Charlottetown know how to engage and motivate each child in a personal way—building confidence and smiles, as well as skills and better scores. We selectively choose tutors who know local curriculum and can link Sylvan lessons to what’s being taught in school. Get to know our tutors and staff in Charlottetown!

  • Ann Myers, Centre Director/Franchisee

    Ann Myers

    Centre Director/Franchisee

    As Centre Director, Ann leads her staff at Sylvan Learning in Charlottetown. As a former teacher, Ann chose a career in the tutoring business because she is passionate about education and wants to make learning personal for all children. She studied at UPEI, earning a Bachelor of Arts and Education. When Ann isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her son or reading a favorite novel.
  • Cathy, Teacher

    Cathy

    Teacher

    Cathy is a Speech - Language Pathologist who has a gift for working with children and making learning fun. She completed her Bachelor of Arts at St. Thomas University and has a Masters in Communicative Disorders from the University of Western Ontario. When Cathy is not teaching at Sylvan she can be found baking, cooking, and scrapbooking.
  • Ella MacKinnon, Office assistant

    Ella MacKinnon

    Office assistant

    Ella has many roles at Sylvan! She is the friendly face that meets and greets all of our students and parents as they arrive at our Centre. Ella also provides educational assistance to all of our teachers. She keeps our office organized and is always coming up with great ideas to help the staff and students. In her free time, Ella loves being with her family and competing in power lifting. 
  • Eileen Higginbotham, teacher

    Eileen Higginbotham

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    Eileen is an exceptional resource teacher with almost 30 years of teaching experience. We are so very fortunate at Sylvan to have her expertise guide children through their educational journey. Eileen makes learning fun and truly follows the Sylvan model that learning should be personal. When she is not teaching, Eileen is probably hanging out with her husband and 5 dogs! 
  • Shaylene Vickerson, teacher

    Shaylene Vickerson

    teacher

    Say hello to Shaylene, an amazing teacher at the Charlottetown Sylvan. Shay loves working with our younger students and they certainly love working with her. There are always lots of giggles as they have great fun while learning lots of new skills. In her free time, Shaylene loves hanging out with her fiancé and her two dogs. 
  • Russell Kleinvelt, teacher

    Russell Kleinvelt

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    Meet Russell, a science teacher extraordinaire! Russell is happiest when teaching high school science, especially chemistry. He also has many fans at the junior high-level thanks to his wit and ability to break down complex concepts into manageable pieces. When Russell isn't teaching, you can probably find him playing video games or trying out new restaurants.