Meet our Chattanooga Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • John Peoples, M. Ed., Center Director

    John Peoples, M. Ed.

    Center Director

    As Center Director, John leads our staff at Sylvan of Chattanooga, managing each student's tutoring program with keen insight. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Master of Education in Secondary Education from UTC, with additional graduate work in mathematics. John has been a Sylvan team member since 2004, and when he isn't at Sylvan, you'll find him spending time with his wife and their 3 pets.
  • Katelyn Jones, tutor

    Katelyn Jones


    Katelyn is a reading and math tutor with a gift for working with kids. She has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction from Bryan College. When Katelyn isn't at Sylvan, she can be found spending time with her husband and son, and maybe doing a little needlepoint in her downtime.
  • Katelin Loper, tutor

    Katelin Loper


    Katelin is a reading and math tutor in Chattanooga, TN. She has a Bachelor of Science in French, as well as an Master of Science in Secondary Education from UTC. When Katelin isn't at Sylvan, you'll find her enjoying time on the lake with her husband, son, and their three pets.