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 Bailey, CENTER DIRECTOR

    Marianna Bailey

    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.
  • 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.
  • Ashayla Thomas, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Ashayla Thomas

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Ashayla is a graduate of McNeese State University where she studied psychology and education so she could help children succeed. She holds a certification in EC-6, and she passionately pursues every opportunity to push students to reach their goals! Outside of teaching, Ashayla loves to travel, read, and study Spanish. 
  • Kristen Torres, CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Kristen Torres

    CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Kristen is a graduate of the University of Houston. She holds a Teacher Certification in grades 4-8 Mathematics. She has a passion for teaching and helping others due to her originally struggling in school. She wants to change that for all students in order to help them get everything they need to be successful and enjoy learning. In her spare time, she loves crafts, cooking, and spending time with her sons!
  • 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. 
  • Daisy Ayala, SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Daisy Ayala

    SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Daisy is a graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and a minor in Biochemistry. Daisy received tutoring as a young child from Sylvan and it helped her flourish in her academics. Since then, she has grown academically and wants to share her love for learning with younger students! She finds great satisfaction in helping others. In her spare time, she loves traveling and spending time with her dog on hikes and adventures.
  • Christy Work, SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Christy Work

    SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Christy is a tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown who absolutely loves to help students to achieve their goals and find a love for learning. Her favorite moments working with kiddos always revolve around watching her students light up and finally get something that was so challenging before! In her spare time, Christy enjoys spending time with family and trying out new restaurants.
  • Michelle Johnson-Walker, Sylvan Certified Tutor

    Michelle Johnson-Walker

    Sylvan Certified Tutor

    Michelle is a tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown who absolutely adores helping students to achieve their goals and find their stride with learning. Her favorite moments working with kiddos always revolve around when she can help them to finally connect with a topic and have the “lightbulb” moment that took so much hard work to achieve! In her spare time, Michelle enjoys photography, music, and baseball.
  • Chyna D. Lewis, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Chyna D. Lewis

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Chyna attended and graduated from Texas Tech University and earned her Bachelor’s degree in High School Education with a focus on Science. She is a Texas certified teacher for grades 7-12. Chyna has been teaching in the classroom for a few years and really enjoys helping her students grow. Teaching is a love of Chyna’s as she really enjoys watching students become successful. She loves painting, drawing, and being outdoors in her free time.
  • Tricia Cave, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Tricia Cave

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Tricia is a certified teacher with a certification in social science 8-12 at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown. She has passion for education and helping students achieve their full potential. She has her Bachelors from University of Houston. In her spare time, Tricia likes to spend time with her family as well as travel, and learn more about history. 
  • Walker Wheeland, CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Walker Wheeland

    CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Walker graduated from Lamar University with a Mechanical Engineering degree. He really loves teaching and enjoys helping students of all ages to better themselves through increased knowledge, especially higher math. Walker is a very punctual, flexible, and task driven teacher who really enjoys watching/playing sports and watching movies in his free time.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Karah Reeves, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Karah Reeves

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Karah is a teacher at the Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown with a gift for working with kids. While Karah has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in tutoring Reading and Math. She absolutely loves watching students grow in their knowledge! Karah is a graduate of Simpson University and holds a teaching certificate in Education K-8. In her free time, Karah enjoys traveling and spending time with family.
  • Kaylee Wingate, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Kaylee Wingate

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Kaylee Wingate graduated from Sam Houston and has a passion for teaching. Kaylee is a fantastic tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown. She truly enjoys working with all students to give them the confidence and skills to be successful. In her free time, Kaylee enjoys going fishing and raising goats!
  • Andrea Sherwood, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Andrea Sherwood

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Andrea is a graduate of Sam Houston University where she earned her Bachelor of Art in History Degree. She also holds teacher certification for the state of Texas for History 7-12. Andrea loves teaching because she really enjoys helping children appreciate learning and she is especially passionate about helping students understand the history behind education and why it is so valuable. Andrea is an upbeat and passionate individual who loves reading and spending time outdoors in her spare time.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Shannon Rockwell, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Shannon Rockwell

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Shannon is a graduate from Texas A&M University where she earned a Bachelors in Education. She currently is a Dyslexia specialist who loves seeing students growth both personally and academically. In her free time, Shannon enjoys reading, traveling, baking and sand volleyball. At the Sylvan of Baytown, she enjoys having the opportunity to work in small groups with students to meet their academic needs.
  • Zennia Wong, SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Zennia Wong

    SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Zennia is a tutor at Sylvan Learning Center of the Baytown who loves working with kids. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where sure realized her love for helping students reach their full potential by filling in their learning gaps. She also truly enjoys not only getting students up to speed but also getting them ahead building up their confidence in tandem. Zennia is very patient, joyful, and enthusiastic with our students here at Sylvan. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to podcasts and spending time with her family.
  • Amy Magby, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Amy Magby

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Amy is a fun teacher at Sylvan Learning Center of Baytown with a passion for working with kids! While Amy has many tutoring talents, she loves teaching reading and writing. Amy is a graduate from Williams Baptist College and is currently a teaching high school English. Amy is a motivated and outgoing teacher who enjoys spending her free time writing, reading, kayaking, and learning Spanish.
  • Amy Hawkin, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Amy Hawkin

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Amy graduated from the University of Phoenix with her Bachelors of Science and she holds a certification in Math 4-8. She is passionate about teaching and strongly believes that all students can learn to improve their skills. She considers herself a life-long learner who enjoys time with crafts, gaming, and spending time with family.
  • 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.
  • Pedro Jasso, CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Pedro Jasso

    CERTIFIED MATHEMATICS TEACHER

    Pedro is a certified math tutor at the Sylvan Learning Center in Baytown when he is not teaching High school Mathematics. Pedro has a gift for working with kids by helping them build their confidence and encourages them to be hardworking students. While Pedro has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in tutoring Mathematics. You name the math, he is all about it- even Physics! Pedro has a Bachelor’s of Science from Texas A&M and holds a teaching certificate in Mathematics.
  • Abigail Overhultz, SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Abigail Overhultz

    SYLVAN CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Abigail is a Sylvan Certified Tutor at Sylvan Learning of Baytown with a love of teaching all things English and History! While Abigail has many tutoring talents, she loves teaching Reading, Early Math, and Writing. In her free time, Abigail likes to do read, cook, and play with her dog!
  • Stacey Robertson, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Stacey Robertson

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Stacy has been a tutor at Sylvan Learning of Baytown for many years. She loves helping students succeed and to see them get there is amazing! While Stacy has many tutoring talents, she loves teaching Reading and History. Stacy is a graduate of the University of California with a Bachelor's in History. In her free time, Stacy likes to basketball, read, and spend time with her kids and family!
  • Tynesha Mickens, CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Tynesha Mickens

    CERTIFIED TEACHER

    Tynesha is graduating from the University of Houston Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (EC-6). She has been working with young children in different capacities for years and discovered her love for teaching! This led her to begin tutoring and providing supplemental instruction in the surrounding school districts. Tynesha enjoys cooking and reading in her free time. She is a very kind and outgoing person with a wonderful sense of humor.