Meet our Arlington Tutoring Staff

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

  • Aniko Green, Center Director

    Aniko Green

    Center Director

    Aniko Green has been with Sylvan since 2001.  As Center Director, Aniko provides one-on-one support to families and students throughout their entire experience at Sylvan of Arlington-Mansfield. A former Sylvan parent, she chose a career in the tutoring business because she saw firsthand how Sylvan educated her son and improved his academic self confidence. When Aniko isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.
  • Louann Chapman, Director of Education

    Louann Chapman

    Director of Education

    Louann Chapman oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Arlington-Mansfield. Before coming to Sylvan, Louann was Head of the Theater Department at Sam Houston High School in Arlington where she also taught English, Speech, Art, and STAAR Preparation courses. She brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan having earned a Bachelor's Degree from Southern Methodist University and a Master's Degree from Schiller College of Europe. When Louann isn't at Sylvan, you'll find her reading, acting, dancing, and singing.
  • Christi Roberson, Tutor

    Christi Roberson

    Tutor

    Christi Roberson attended Baylor University and Texas Wesleyan University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Masters in Religion/Christian Education. She graduated with honors from TWU and was chosen most outstanding student in the Religion department by the Dean and President of the University. She has taught for Ft. Worth ISD, Harvest Christian School, Joshua Christian Academy, and is currently at Burleson ISD. She came to Sylvan to help struggling students recognize their potential and achieve academic success. When Christi isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
  • Georgia Vickery , Tutor

    Georgia Vickery

    Tutor

    Georgia Vickery remains active at Sylvan by updating student lesson plans and serving as a lead teacher, instructor, and tester. She also teaches ESL at Tarrant County College and is the ornament queen at Hallmark. Georgia earned her Master of Education degree in ESL at Texas Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Science degree in Education at Texas Christian University, and Associate's degree in Administrative Management from The Community College of the Air Force. In her free time, Georgia loves to read, quilt, work on puzzles, and spend time with her family and menagerie of pets.
  • LaShunya Sanders , Tutor

    LaShunya Sanders

    Tutor

    LaShunya Sanders is a STAAR Reading and English instructor for Arlington Independent School District with a gift for working with kids. Before coming to Sylvan, LaShunya taught for nine years in the Dallas Independent School District and completed her studies at The University of Mississippi and Mississippi Valley State University. LaShunya came to Sylvan to make a difference with one-on-one support for students in need of academic assistance. When LaShunya isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her reading and trying new foods.
  • Brittni West , Tutor

    Brittni West

    Tutor

    Brittni West is a graduate student at George W. Truett Theological Seminary in Waco, TX and has a passion for helping students learn. At Sylvan, Brittni serves as a Lead Teacher by supporting tutors, helping schedule appointments, and leading students in educational games. While Brittni has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy supporting student's ability in reading. She studied at Howard Payne University where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. When Brittni isn't at Sylvan, you'll find her watching The Office, spending time with friends, jogging, biking, hiking, and swimming.
  • Joe Reeder, Tutor

    Joe Reeder

    Tutor

    Joe is a Reading and Math teacher in Fort Worth, Texas.  While Joe has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in Math tutoring.  He studied at The University of North Texas.  When Joe isn't at Sylvan, you'll find him watching movies, attending sporting events, or going to concerts.
  • Tom Spring, Tutor

    Tom Spring

    Tutor

    Tom Spring teaches Advanced Placement courses in Government, Macro, US History, and Psychology at Grace Preparatory Academy in Arlington, TX. He studied at Montana State University before earning a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Master’s Degree in History at The University of Texas at Arlington. Tom has also been an educator at Tarrant County Community College for two years and Dallas Independent School District for twenty-five years. When Tom isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find him reading, visiting historical sights, and watching high school sports at Grace Preparatory Academy.
  • Lisa Villagomez , Tutor

    Lisa Villagomez

    Tutor

    Lisa Villagomez has been with Sylvan since 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Education Degree from Texas Wesleyan University and holds valid Texas Educator Certificates in English Language Arts/Reading (Grades 4th-8th) and an ESL Supplemental (Grades 4th-8th). Her professional teaching experiences have been as an English and Literature teacher to grades 6th, 7th, and 8th. Currently she is a Title I Teacher with Fort Worth ISD. Lisa enjoys teaching, motivating, and encouraging all students. Her purpose for life is to guide others and encourage others to grow spiritually, academically, and mentally. This means helping people believe in themselves and by providing encouragement along the way so that others reach their full potential. In Lisa's spare time, she enjoys reading, going to the movies, taking long nature walks, and most especially spending time with her family.
  • Angela McClendon , Tutor

    Angela McClendon

    Tutor

    Angela McClendon is a sixth grade Language Arts teacher in Mansfield, TX that supports Sylvan by tutoring Reading, Advanced Reading, Writing, Study Skills, and SAT verbal courses. While Angela has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in teaching Advanced Reading and SAT Preparation. She studied at The University of North Texas where she earned her Education Degree and holds teaching certifications in English, Psychology, and English as a Second Language. When Angela isn't at Sylvan, you'll find her reading, watching movies, studying, and spending time with her family and pets.
  • Ed Whitley , Tutor

    Ed Whitley

    Tutor

    Ed Whitley is a Math and Chemistry tutor for Sylvan of Arlington-Mansfield. While Ed has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in Math tutoring. He completed his studies at Texas A&M and instructs students of all ages. When Ed isn't at Sylvan, you'll find him at church and spending time with his family.
  • Bob Walker , Tutor

    Bob Walker

    Tutor

    Bob Walker teaches Math, Science, and SAT courses for Sylvan of Arlington-Mansfield. While Bob has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in teaching Physics. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics at The State University of New York and his Master's Degree in Mechanical and Aero Space Engineering with a focus in plasma physics at The University of Rochester. When Bob isn't at Sylvan, you'll find him playing tennis, leading Bible studies, lifting weights, studying current affairs, and playing piano and keyboards for his church.
  • Denise Bowers , Tutor

    Denise Bowers

    Tutor

    Denise Bowers teaches Beginning Reading, Academic Reading, and Math Essential Skills for Sylvan of Arlington-Mansfield. She is also a substitute teacher for Grand Prairie ISD. While Denise has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in tutoring Beginning Reading and Academic Reading Courses. She studied at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. When Denise isn't at Sylvan, you'll find her exercising, walking her dog, and spending time with friends and family.
  • Abby Arrington, Tutor

    Abby Arrington

    Tutor

    Abby Arrington is a Reading and Math teacher in Arlington, TX.  While Abby has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in tutoring young readers.  She studied at Hardin-Simmons University where she earned her degree in Early Childhood Education.  When Abby isn't at Sylvan, you'll find her spending time with friends, family, and playing with her niece and nephew.
  • Frank Ross, Tutor

    Frank Ross

    Tutor

    Frank Ross is a STAAR Math and Upper Level Math teacher in Arlington, TX.  He studied at Delta State University and West Cleveland Mississippi.  When Frank isn't at Sylvan, you'll find him spending time at the mall.
  • Rebecca Sanchez, Tutor/teacher

    Rebecca Sanchez

    Tutor/teacher

    Rebecca teaches reading, math and writing especially for the elementary level.  She studied at Hope College in Holland, Michigan.  Her greatest joys to teach are reading and writing.  Her favorite activities are reading, growing healthy food and attending church.
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