Meet our Essex Junction Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Leah LaClaire, Executive Director

    Leah LaClaire

    Executive Director

    As Executive Director, Leah leads all daily and educational operations for Sylvan of Essex. Leah has 15 years of experience with Sylvan. She chose a career in the tutoring business because she knows that education is everything and that Sylvan is the best! She studied at the Millersville University of Pennsylvania where she received a B.S.E in Secondary Education and The University of Vermont where she received an M.A. in History. When Leah isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her reading a good book, traveling with her family, or practicing the Italian language!
  • Eileen, Tutor

    Eileen

    Tutor

    Eileen is an instructor in Essex, VT with a gift for working with kids. While Eileen has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in math tutoring. She studied at The University of Vermont, St. Michael's College and JTS. When Eileen isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her studying ancient languages just for fun!
  • Aubrie, Tutor

    Aubrie

    Tutor

    Aubrie is a tutor in Essex, VT. with a gift for working with kids. While Aubrie has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in reading tutoring. She studied at Castleton University. When Aubrie isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her enjoying a nice dinner out with her husband. 
  • Jenny, Tutor

    Jenny

    Tutor

    Jenny is a  tutor in Essex, VT with a gift for working with kids. While Jenny has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in math tutoring. She studied at UVM and RISD. When Jenny isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her out in nature!
  • Rachel, Tutor

    Rachel

    Tutor

    Rachel is a tutor in Essex, VT with a gift for working with kids. While Rachel has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in reading/writing tutoring. She studied at Saint Michael's College. When Rachel isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her knitting.
  • Jim, Tutor

    Jim

    Tutor

    Jim is a  tutor in Essex, VT with a gift for working with kids. While Jim has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in math tutoring. He studied at St. Michael's College. When Jim isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find him reading a good book or taking a walk.
  • Mary, Tutor

    Mary

    Tutor

    Mary is a  tutor in Essex, VT with a gift for working with kids. While Mary has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in science tutoring. She studied at UVM. When Mary isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her riding horses.