Meet our Mississauga Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

Our tutors and staff in North Mississauga consist of passionate educators who love inspiring children to succeed. Warm, caring and great at relating to kids, our tutors in Mississauga 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 North Mississauga!

  • Sulaman Opel, Executive Director

    Sulaman Opel

    Executive Director

    Hello, my name is Sulaman Opel and I am Executive Director at Sylvan Learning. I overseas the center's operations and marketing details. I have a Bachelor degree in Computer Science. I enjoys working with parents and students to help achieve their educational goals.
  • Anu Saini, Director of Education

    Anu Saini

    Director of Education

    My name is Anu and I am the Director at Sylvan Learning of North Mississauga. As a Director, I am fortunate to be part of a journey where I witness students learning and developing. My belief is that to make learning easier and enjoyable for children, it is essential to comprehend the intricacies of their minds. At Sylvan, we embrace the motto "Learning is personal," recognizing that each student is unique and has distinct learning needs. I am eagerly looking forward to welcoming you and your child into our Sylvan, where I am confident you will witness your child growth.
  • Elif Aydoner-Halicioglu, Instructor

    Elif Aydoner-Halicioglu


    Elif has an Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto at Mississauga, completing an English Specialist and Philosophy Minor. She later completed her Bachelor of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in the primary-junior division. In addition, she has completed the teaching ESL and Phys.Ed qualifications. Along with teaching in schools in Ontario, she has also had the opportunity to work in schools overseas teaching English as a Second Language to young children. Outside of Sylvan, she is a mother and enjoys spending her time with her family.