Meet our Beavercreek Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Marcie G., Executive Director

    Marcie G.

    Executive Director

    Marcie G. graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She joined the Sylvan team in 1996, first as an instructor. Marcie has held positions as a Director of Education, Center Director, and Executive Director. Marcie is very comfortable and knowledgeable about all of the Sylvan programs and over the years has seen the positive impact they have had on thousands of students! In her free time, Marcie enjoys reading, shopping, and mostly, spending time with her family!
  • Jean V., Lead Instructor

    Jean V.

    Lead Instructor

    Jean has been working at Sylvan for a total of 35 years in several Sylvan centers. She joined the Sylvan team in Beavercreek in 2005. Over the years, Jean has become very familiar with the Sylvan programs, and she enjoys working with the reading program the most! Jean loves connecting with the Sylvan students and helping them achieve their goals. When Jean is not at Sylvan, she can be found reading, doing crafts, and swimming.  
  • Brian R., Instructor

    Brian R.


    Brian joined the Sylvan team in 2021. A graduate of Ohio University and Antioch University McGregor, Brian holds bachelor’s degrees in management information systems and education (PreK-3). At Sylvan, Brian enjoys working with the students and staff, especially in the math program! In his free time, Brian enjoys attending concerts.
  • Finnick V., Instructor

    Finnick V.


    In December 2022, Finnick joined the Sylvan of Beavercreek team. Knowing he wanted to teach since he was in high school, Finnick pursued Art Education at Ohio State University. He loves seeing students grow and enjoys teaching the reading and writing programs at Sylvan! In his free time, Finnick enjoys art, writing, reading, and video games.
  • Linda D., Instructor

    Linda D.


    With a degree in Music Education from Baldwin-Wallace College, Linda brings a love of teaching and learning to Sylvan! Linda joined the Sylvan of Beavercreek team in April 2023 and she jumped right in to helping students. She has found that teaching math is her favorite program at Sylvan, and she really enjoys seeing any student become excited about a subject they were previously apathetic about! When Linda is not teaching at Sylvan, she enjoys reading, traveling, baking, and doing family activities.
  • Abigail B., instructor

    Abigail B.


    A September 2023 addition to the Sylvan of Beavercreek team, Abigail loves teaching math!  She graduated from Cedarville University with a degree in Mathematics and AYA Mathematics Education.  Abigail already loves teaching the math programs at Sylvan and really enjoys watching the kids' knowledge progress.  She also likes seeing the kids gain confidence in their work and their answers.  When she is not at Sylvan, Abigail enjoys going to the gym, hanging out with friends, reading, and playing volleyball.
  • Alanna P., Instructor

    Alanna P.


    Alanna joined the Sylvan of Beavercreek team in September 2023.  She attended Messiah University and studied Physics education.  She has always wanted to be a teacher and brings that enthusiasm to Sylvan!  She works with students of all ages in many programs, and she really enjoys the individualized nature of the lesson plans at Sylvan. Alanna loves to see the joy students get from succeeding at something they have been working hard on.  When Alanna is not at Sylvan, you could find her singing, baking, playing games and reading!