Meet our Baytown Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Marianna Hammel, CENTER DIRECTOR

    Marianna Hammel

    CENTER DIRECTOR

    Marianna is a graduate of the University of Houston - Clear Lake where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She is certified in grades 4-8 and is very passionate about education. Her closest friends describe her as caring, organized, and understanding. At Sylvan of Baytown, she enjoys tutoring Academic Reading, Math, and Sylvan Writing.
  • Allison Naumann, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

    Allison Naumann

    DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

    Allison Naumann has a Bachelor’s Degree in Writing from Houston Baptist University and has worked with a variety of students to encourage their growth and confidence. Her greatest passions are for anything artistic or outdoorsy—including anything from creative writing and painting murals to canoeing and gardening! As for her students, Allison loves to be adventurous, encouraging her students to step out of their comfort zones and have fun learning.
  • Jennifer Chenier, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Jennifer Chenier

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Jennifer Chenier is a teacher at KIPP Texas in Houston. She received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Southwestern College. Jennifer has a passion for teaching and loves to show her students new, fun, and exciting ways to learn. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family and her daughter. 
  • Ambra Asberry, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Ambra Asberry

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Ambra is a tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown. She has a passion for seeing kids find joy in learning. Ambra has been helping students at Sylvan for over 10 years! She is a certified teacher who loves watching her students grow in their knowledge and skills. In her spare time, Ambra likes to spend time with her family.
  • Cierra Anderson, Certified Mathematics Teacher

    Cierra Anderson

    Certified Mathematics Teacher

    Cierra is a tutor at the Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown with a gift for working with kids.  While Cierra has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in tutoring Math and Algebra.  Cierra is a graduate of Texas A&M University and holds a teaching certificate in Math and Science 4-8.  In her free time, Cierra enjoys reading and writing.
  • Kayla Broderson, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Kayla Broderson

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Kayla is a graduate of Lamar University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech and Hearing Science. She is certified in grades 4-8 Math and EC-6 general education. In her free time, Kayla enjoys spending time with her dogs, her family, and watching Netflix. At Sylvan of Baytown, she enjoys tutoring Algebra and Geometry.
  • Taylor Kurbad, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Taylor Kurbad

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Taylor Kurbad is a graduate from Texas State with a Bachelors in Psychology and Education. Taylor has a desire to help students reach their full potential and learn in new ways. She loves teaching and spending time with her family! In her spare time, she loves to play cards and go swimming. 
  • Angela Murray, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Angela Murray

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Angela Murray is a graduate from Texas A &M with a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Angela has a passion to help students reach their full potential. She loves teaching children of all ages and showing them new ways to learn! In her spare time she loves to go to the movies and read.
  • Verlene Masters, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Verlene Masters

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Verlene Masters is a life time educator. She is a fourth generation teacher that graduated from Baylor University with a degree in English and in Early Childhood. She loves to teach all grades and help students reach their full potential. In her spare time she likes to sing, play piano, travel, and spend time with her grandson.
  • Courtnae Milladge, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Courtnae Milladge

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Courtnae Milladge is an education graduate from the University of Phoenix-Houston Campus. She holds several teaching certificates and has a deep passion for helping to influence and inspire students to reach their goals. She is also certified to work with special needs students. When she’s not at Sylvan, Courtnae enjoys traveling and spending lots of time with her family and at church!  
  • Meg Ormiston, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Meg Ormiston

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Meg graduated from University of Central Oklahoma and Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She holds a B.S. and a Masters in Professional Writing. She has worked in the teaching field for over eleven years and loves to instill a passion in students to work hard! During her free time, Meg loves working on writing her novel and exercising!
  • Chelsea Clawson, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Chelsea Clawson

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Chelsea graduated from the University of Clear Lake with her certificate in early childhood development. She has worked with kids her entire life and loves every second of it! She has a burning passion for early literacy and teaching students how to read and write. During her free time, Chelsea loves working on puzzles and reading! 
  • Audria Courtney, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Audria Courtney

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Audria is a tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. She has a strong heart toward children and loves to help out any way she can, anytime she can. Audria goes over and beyond for the children who need a little bit of extra help with their classes. Outside of teaching, she loves to volunteer at church, listen to music, and play basketball. 
  • Angelo Manuel Jr., CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Angelo Manuel Jr.

    CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Angelo is a math tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown with a passion for helping the next generation succeed in school outside of his work as an electrical engineer. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Alabama A&M University. His love for children and math helps him to make a huge impact on every student he interacts with. Outside of teaching, he loves to spend time with his family and play softball. 
  • Chelsie Wilson, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Chelsie Wilson

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Chelsie is a teacher at Sylvan Learning Center of the Baytown. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. She is a certified EC-6 teacher. She has a strong heart toward children and loves to help out any way she can, anytime she can. Chelsie goes over and beyond for the children who needs a little bit extra help with their classes. Outside of teaching, she loves to do crafts, cook and hang out with family.
  • Angela Norris, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Angela Norris

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Angela graduated from University of Houston with a B.S. in interdisciplinary Studies with specializations in math and reading. She is also certified in Gate and ESL. She loves to watch her kids play sports, go to church, and reading! She has a passion and love for kids. Teaching for Ms. Angela is all about creating a positive and fun learning environment.
  • Kendria Russell, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Kendria Russell

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Kendria is a graduated from Western Illinois University as well as Capella University for her Bachelors and Masters degrees. Mrs. Kendria is certified trade and industry teacher. In her free time, She enjoys reading, traveling, and loves History! At Sylvan of Baytown, she enjoys tutoring homework support, study skills, reading and writing.
  • Sulma Martinez, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Sulma Martinez

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Sulma is a graduate of the University of Houston Clear Lake where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and her EC-6 Certification. In her free time, Sulma enjoys traveling, running, and riding her bike! At Sylvan of Baytown, she enjoys tutoring early reading and math.
  • Stephan Aguero, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Stephan Aguero

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Stephan Aguero is a graduate of the University of New York who specializes in teaching Math, ESL, and SPED. Stephan loves working with children of all ages to inspire their love of learning and help them find the best processes to get to their answers. In his spare time, he loves to watch soccer and basketball! 
  • Donald Leger, SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Donald Leger

    SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Donald is an empathic, caring, and dependable tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of the Baytown. He holds a Bachelor’s from Sam Houston University. He has a passion for learning, and loves to share his knowledge with others. Outside of teaching, he loves to go to bowling and fishing. He also likes to go to church events and enjoy fellowship with others.
  • David Muir, CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE TEACHER

    David Muir

    CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE TEACHER

    David is a caring teacher at Sylvan Learning of Baytown with a passion for Mathematics and Stoichiometry (Chemistry). He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors in Math. He has a passion for helping students learn a new way to love math. Outside of teaching, he enjoys woodworking, family time, and puzzles.