Meet our Elizabeth City Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Michelle Tynch, Executive Director

    Michelle Tynch

    Executive Director

    As Executive Director, Michelle leads the staff for Sylvan of Elizabeth City and surrounding areas. A former Kindergarten teacher, Michelle chose a career in the tutoring business because she wanted to make a difference with families and children on a personal level. She studied at East Carolina University. When Michelle isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her husband and two daughters. 
  • Sarah Katherine Brown, Director of Education

    Sarah Katherine Brown

    Director of Education

    Sarah Katherine oversees the educational integrity of our programs and all of our STEM programs in Elizabeth City . A former middle school teacher in Currituck County, Sarah Katherine brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan of Elizabeth City . She graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. When Sarah Katherine isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her husband and 3 children.