Meet our Houston Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Lauren-Ashley White, CENTER DIRECTOR

    Lauren-Ashley White

    CENTER DIRECTOR

    As Center Director, Lauren leads the Sylvan Learning Center in Atascocita. Lauren is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education. She is passionate about educating our youth and wants to make a difference in their lives.  In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her friends and family and doing yoga.
  • Christina Arnold, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

    Christina Arnold

    DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

    Christina oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors at the Sylvan in Champions. Christina is a graduate of Sam Houston State University and holds a teaching certificate in Generalist EC-8. Christina enjoys helping all of her students. In her free time, Christina enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and spending time with family.
  • Joseph Rodriguez, CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Joseph Rodriguez

    CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Joseph is a tutor at Sylvan Learning in Atascocita with a gift for working with kids. While Joseph has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in tutoring Reading, Math, and STEM. Joseph is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas, University of Phoenix, and Walden University and holds a Master’s Degree in Education and Technology. In his free time, Joseph enjoys working with new and existing technology.
  • Astrid Reyes, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Astrid Reyes

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Astrid is a fun teacher at Sylvan Learning Center of Atascocita with a gift for working with kids! While Astrid has many tutoring talents, she loves teaching reading and writing. Astrid is a graduate from San Jacinto College, and is currently pursuing an additional degree from the University of Houston. Astrid is a motivated and outgoing teacher who enjoys spending her free time running with her dogs. 
  • Daphne Wilson, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Daphne Wilson

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Daphne is an exemplary tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Atascocita with ten years of experience in education, as a teacher, learning coach, and associate principal. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Secondary Education, a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Philosophy/Cognition & Learning. She holds teaching certifications in ELA, grades 7-12, as well as an ESL endorsement for grades PK-12. Daphne is a Charismatic, hardworking teacher who is passionate about helping students reach their full potential. Outside of teaching, Daphne enjoys reading and traveling whenever she can. 
  • Simone Peters, CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Simone Peters

    CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Simone originally earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Mathematics from Texas Southern University. She went on to earn Masters Degrees in Education and Mathematics from Stephen F. Austin State University and Sam Houston State University. She also holds teacher certifications in Math and Science. Simone is very motivated by faith, family and friends and loves to spend her free time outdoors and gardening. She considers herself to be a compassionate, resourceful, and analytical educator who prides herself in learning new things.”