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Meet our Bowling Green Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Kim Overmyer, Center Director

    Kim Overmyer

    Center Director

    Kim has both her Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration and her Graduate Degree in Organizational Leadership from Lourdes University. Her primary role at Sylvan is to provide information to Parents and the Public about the services we have to offer. In addition, Kim is responsible for the Marketing and Public Relations for Sylvan. Kim is passionate about the education and development of children and enjoys seeing the students at the Center progress in their learning. When Kim isn’t at Sylvan, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as walking and spending time with her dog (Jacson).
  • Sue Loser, Director of Education

    Sue Loser

    Director of Education

    Sue oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Bowling Green, OH. Sue is an adjunct professor at Bowling Green State University and brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan of Bowling Green. She studied at Bowling Green State University and North Texas State University . When Sue isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her  hiking, bike riding, playing piano and spending time with her family and friends. Sue has a passion for working with kids and feels she has a lot to offer them with her many years of experience.
  • Caren Beckett, Owner

    Caren Beckett

    Owner

    Caren is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with her B.S. in Elementary Education. Caren has worked with Sylvan in many different capacities since 1996. Prior to opening the Bowling Green center in 2001, she worked in Columbus area centers as a teacher and Director.  Caren comments "Sylvan offers programs that help students feel successful again. The excitement shown by the students when they see their school grades improve is not only rewarding as a Director, but also as an educator."
  • Craig Beckett, Owner

    Craig Beckett

    Owner

    Craig is a graduate of the University of Toledo with a BS in mechanical engineering and has an MBA from the University of Findlay. He joined Sylvan in April 2006, and prior to that worked as an engineer. Craig and his wife (Caren) are involved in the daily operations in the 7 Sylvan centers they own; Bowling Green, Defiance, Findlay, Lima, Toledo, Lewis Center, and New Albany.
  • Scott Jones, Tutor

    Scott Jones

    Tutor

    Scot was a math teacher in, South Carolina with a gift for working with kids. While Scott has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in math tutoring. He studied at Bowling Green State University with a degree in education as well as Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC with a masters of Divinity. When Scott isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find him spending time with his family hiking and enjoying learning about various cultures of the world. Scott enjoys working for Sylvan because he gets to help people learn.
  • Stefani Dutcher, Tutor

    Stefani Dutcher

    Tutor

    Stefani is an Intervention Specialist in Toledo, OH with a gift for working with special needs kids. While Stefani has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in helping students do better and building their confidence. She studied at Bowling Green State University. When Stefani isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her husband and riding on the back roads with her Jeep Wrangler.
  • Laura Kochendorfer, Tutor

    Laura Kochendorfer

    Tutor

    Laura is a  teacher in Toledo, OH, with a gift for working with kids. While Laura has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in working with early childhood tutoring. She studied at The University of Toledo. When Laura isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her daughter and fiance going to Walleye games and spending time outdoors.
  • Caitlyn Brown, Tutor

    Caitlyn Brown

    Tutor

    Caitlyn is a  substitute teacher in Bowling Green, OH with a gift for working with kids. While Caitlyn has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in Language Arts tutoring. She studied at Ohio Northern University. When Caitlyn isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her  spending time with her family, visiting parks and museums and listening to music. Caitlyn enjoys working with Sylvan because of the one-on-one attention that each student receives.
  • Blake Altman, Tutor

    Blake Altman

    Tutor

    Blake is a  Graduate student from Bowling Green State University with a focus in English with a gift for working with kids. While Blake has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in English and Writing tutoring. When Blake isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find him  spending time with his wife Sherrel, as well as reading, hiking and watching movies. Blake likes working for Sylvan because of the one on one attention that is given to each student.
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