Meet our Ann Arbor Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Patricia Childs, Senior Director of Education

    Patricia Childs

    Senior Director of Education

    Patricia oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of teachers in Ann Arbor. A former elementary and art teacher, Patricia brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan of Ann Arbor. Patricia is a graduate of Western Michigan University.
  • Jessica Rollins, MA, Owner/Executive Director

    Jessica Rollins, MA

    Owner/Executive Director

    After working in the Sylvan family for 15 years, Jessica and her husband George had the pleasure of becoming owners in March of 2017. Jessica's favorite aspect of Sylvan is the ability to partner with community organizations and schools. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Education from CMU, and a Masters in Educational Psychology from EMU.  Jessica also serves as the chair for the Dewitt Public Schools Foundation, where her children attend school. When she isn't at Sylvan, Jessica enjoys vegetable gardening and camping.