Meet our Fair Lawn Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Amie S., Center Director

    Amie S.

    Center Director

    As Center Director, Amie leads the center staff, oversees students' learning plans, and communicates with families to ensure each educational milestone is being met. A former teacher, Amie chose a career in the tutoring business because she enjoys working with children of all ages with differing educational needs. She studied at the Douglas Education Center and Ellis University. When Amie isn't at Sylvan you'll find her reading Jodi Picoult books, cooking, or visiting family in upstate New York. She is also the proud mother of her baby boy Brogan!
  • Doris G., Lead Teacher

    Doris G.

    Lead Teacher

    Doris Gutierrez helps oversee the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Fair Lawn. A former high school and elementary school teacher, Doris brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan of Fair Lawn. When Doris isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her reading, cooking or traveling.
  • John S., Tutor

    John S.

    Tutor

    John is a math, SAT, and ACT tutor with a gift for both lower and higher-level mathematics. While John has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in helping students and showing them different approaches to solving problems. John studied at Stevens Institute of Technology for his Bachelor of Science and at Fairleigh Dickinson for his Master's in Mathematics.  When John is not at Sylvan, you will find him bowling, listening to music, or at the movies!  
  • Josh W., TUTOR

    Josh W.

    TUTOR

    Josh is a math and reading tutor who specialized in teaching K-6th grade students. While Josh has many tutoring talents, he finds the greatest joy in seeing the smiles on students' faces when they have their "a-ha" moments. Josh received a bachelor's degree in Spanish at Rutgers University as well as a Masters in Teaching at William Paterson University. When Josh isn't at Sylvan, you'll find him on the golf course swinging away or cooking dinner in his kitchen at home. Josh's favorite restaurant is Mezza because he loves Mediterranean and Israeli food. 
  • Hamdi K., TUTOR

    Hamdi K.

    TUTOR

    Hamdi is a specialized Math enthusiast. While he can tutor in SAT Math and almost any upper level math course, Hamdi finds the greatest joy in Algebra 1 and Algebra 2. He studied at New Jersey Institute of Technology. When Hamdi isn't at Sylvan, you'll find him either at the gym or at home reading his favorite books. Hamdi's favorite restaurant is The Cheesecake Factory because he loves Cheesecake!