Meet our Caldwell Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Michelle Hamlin, Center Director

    Michelle Hamlin

    Center Director

    As Center Director, Michelle leads an amazing team of tutors for Sylvan of Caldwell. A former Pre-K teacher, Michelle joined the Sylvan team, as a tutor, in 2005. Since then, she has been the director of several locations before coming to Caldwell. Michelle chose a career in the tutoring business because she is passionate about educating students of all ages and helping them reach their goals. She graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Early Childhood. When Michelle isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her at the beach, spending time with her niece and nephew, reading or going to see live music.  
  • Anna Dilks, Director of Education

    Anna Dilks

    Director of Education

    Anna oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Caldwell. A former Director of Education at Sylvan in Jersey City, Anna brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan of Caldwell. She graduated from Wilmington University with a B.S. in Psychology and then earned a M.A.Ed in Educational Psychology from New Jersey City University. When Anna isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her playing softball, hiking, watching This Is Us with a box of tissues and experiencing new restaurants.
  • Rosalie, Tutor



    Rosalie is an SAT/ACT, reading, writing, and math tutor in Caldwell, NJ, with a gift for working with kids. While Rosalie has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in tutoring writing. She studied at Binghamton University where she earned a B.A. in English Literature and History. When Rosalie isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her enjoying photography, cooking, and gardening.
  • Mike V., Tutor

    Mike V.


    Mike is a History teacher at a local Caldwell high school. At Sylvan, Mike tutors SAT/ACT, reading, writing, ESL, and study skills and finds the greatest joy in tutoring Social Studies and reading. He graduated from DeSales University with a B.A. in Pre-law and a Social Studies teaching certificate for grades 6-12. He then earned a M.A.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and Supervisor Certification in Social Studies from Caldwell University. When Mike isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find him running, coaching, traveling, and attending antique car shows.