Meet our Bedford Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Rebecca Ackmann, Regional Director

    Rebecca Ackmann

    Regional Director

    As part of our Regional Director team, Rebecca supports our center teams and works with families to achieve their academic goals with Sylvan. A former teacher, Rebecca chose a career in the tutoring business because she strives to see students reach their individual potential. She studied at Northern Illinois University. When Rebecca isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her watching movies and spending time with her family.
  • Susan Lavender, Teacher

    Susan Lavender

    Teacher

    Susan is a teacher at the Sylvan Learning Center of Bedford. Susan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a Minor in English. She teaches HS Math, Algebra, Geometry, SAT and ACT. Susan has a wide variety of interests including reading, volleyball, and hot air ballooning. At Sylvan of Bedford, Susan enjoys helping her students meet their educational goals and goes beyond to make sure they leave with more confidence and knowledge.
  • Maria Manning, Teacher

    Maria Manning

    Teacher

    Maria is a teacher at our Bedford Sylvan Learning Center with a gift for working with kids. While Maria has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in math tutoring. She studied at University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, and is certified in Special Education EC-12, core subjects, EC-6 and 4-8, English, Language Arts and Reading 4-8, and ESL. Maria became a teacher because she wanted to foster a love for learning and help kids feel successful. When Maria isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her watching movies, attending concerns, going on hikes and nature walks, and family game night.
  • Veronica Morgan, Teacher

    Veronica Morgan

    Teacher

    Veronica is an awesome teacher at Sylvan Learning of Bedford, with a passion for helping students succeed. While Veronica has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in reading tutoring. She studied at Texas Wesleyan University. When Veronica isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her doing pilates, playing tennis, and running.
  • Cheryl Kays, Teacher

    Cheryl Kays

    Teacher

    Cheryl is an awesome teacher in Bedford, TX with a gift for working with kids. While Cheryl has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in teaching reading and grammar. She studied at Midwestern State University, where she earned her Masters in Special Education. Cheryl teaches to make a positive difference, and to foster a love for reading in her students. When she isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find Cheryl reading, gardening, and attending her three grandsons' football and baseball games.
  • Melissa Schreiber, Teacher

    Melissa Schreiber

    Teacher

    Melissa is a teacher at our Bedford Sylvan Learning Center. While Melissa has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in teaching biology, geology and history. She studied at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she earned an Interdisciplinary Studies BA in Science Education. Melissa always wanted to be a teacher, and loves seeing her students grow and develop as individuals. When Melissa isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her camping, gardening and cooking.
  • Matthew Rall, Teacher

    Matthew Rall

    Teacher

    Matthew is a teacher at Sylvan of Bedford who loves helping students reach their goals. While Matthew has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in math and STEM tutoring. He studied Mathematics at New Mexico State University. When Matthew isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find him spending time with family and watching baseball.