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Meet our Forest Park Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Rob Keller, Executive Director

    Rob Keller

    Executive Director

    As Executive Director, Rob oversees all directors, facilitators, and teachers in the Normal, Peoria, and Forest Park Sylvan Learning Centers. Rob purchased the Sylvan Learning Centers in December 2015. He has a BA in Accounting with concentration in Technology from Millikin University. Rob is passionate about overcoming obstacles and mentoring/coaching people to help them achieve their life goals, passions, and purpose. He finds it an honor and privilege to help students and their families achieve academic success. When Rob isn’t at Sylvan, you will find him with his family and friends, in his woodworking shop, or traveling.
  • Jana Behm, Center Director

    Jana Behm

    Center Director

    Jana has been a  Sylvan Center Director for 9 years.  In 2017, she was named the Sylvan National  Center Director of the Year.  She has worked as an intervention specialist, middle school teacher, and a program manager for the Girl Scouts. With over 25 years of education experience, Jana believes that education is a unique process and strives to address the needs of each student on an individual basis. Please feel free to contact Jana at any time with questions or concerns about your student’s education. When not at Sylvan, Jana enjoys training dogs, medieval times, and reading. 
  • Jennifer Atwell, Assistant Center Director

    Jennifer Atwell

    Assistant Center Director

    As Assistant Center Director, Jennifer helps lead Sylvan of Forest Park.  She has many talents, but finds her greatest joy in ACT, English , and Reading programs.  She studied at Austin Peay State University. When Jennifer isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her shopping, playing with her kids, or hanging out with her friends.
  • Jennifer Taylor, Director of Education

    Jennifer Taylor

    Director of Education

    Jennifer oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Forest Park/Oak Park . She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. When Jennifer isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her family and cooking .
  • Rexene Bertolino, Tutor

    Rexene Bertolino


    Rexene is a tutor in Forest Park, IL with a gift for working with kids. While Rexene has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in reading tutoring. She studied Elementary Education at Elmhurst College. When she isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her teaching art classes and reading. 
  • Esmeralda Lopez, Tutor

    Esmeralda Lopez


    Esmeralda is a tutor in Forest Park, IL with a gift for working with kids. While Esmeralda has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in math tutoring. She studied Elementary Education at University of Illinois Chicago. When Esmeralda isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her eating out, reading, and going out with friends. .
  • Colleen Vilumis, Tutor

    Colleen Vilumis


    Colleen is an instrutor at Sylva of Forest Park with a gift for working with all kids. While Colleen has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in working with early elementary students in reading and math.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Xavier Univeristy and a Master's in Reading from Domincan University.  When Colleen isn't at Sylvan, you can find her playing with her daughter, reading, and spending time with her dogs. 
  • Priya Borkar, Math Tutor

    Priya Borkar

    Math Tutor

    Priya is one of our upper level math and science instructors.  She comes to us with a Masters Degree in Biomedical Science and a love of teaching.  In her free time, Priya enjoys being outdoors in nature and exploring new places. 
  • Kumari Robert, Tutor

    Kumari Robert


    Kumari is an instructor at Sylvan of Forest Park who specializes in Middle School Math and Reading.  She has a Master's Degree from National Louis University and enjoys helping students apply technology to education.  In her spare time, Kumari enjoys playing the guitar and spending time with her family and friends. 
  • Yakira Levi, Teacher

    Yakira Levi


    Yakira is a valued member of the Sylvan of Forest Park Team. She has a BA from Columbia College and specializes in working with our elementary students on reading and math. When Yakira isn't at Sylvan, you will find her writing, enjoying the outdoors and spending time with her family. 
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