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Meet our Fort Myers Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Denise DeFrehn, Executive Director, Sylvan of Lee County

    Denise DeFrehn

    Executive Director, Sylvan of Lee County

    As Executive Director, Denise leads the excellent teachers for Sylvan of Fort Myers,Cape Coral and Estero.  As a former teacher, Denise chose a career in the tutoring business because she wanted to continue to help students succeed. She studied at Calvin College, where she received an Elementary Education degree. When Denise isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her playing at the park with her two sons.
  • Beth Benson, Director of Education

    Beth Benson

    Director of Education

    Beth oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Fort Myers and Cape Coral. A former teacher and administrator in Lee County,  Beth brings a wealth of knowledge and positive attitude to Sylvan.  When Miss Beth isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her babysitting her twin grandchildren.
  • Bonnie B., Fort Myers Tutor

    Bonnie B.

    Fort Myers Tutor

    Miss Bonnie is a retired teacher and administrator with a gift for working with kids of all ages. While Miss Bonnie has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in tutoring beginning reading. She most recently received her PhD in Developmental and Child Psychology from the University of Kansas. When Miss Bonnie isn’t at Sylvan of Fort Myers, she enjoys boating, painting, and shopping.
  • Glenn R., Upper Level Math Tutor

    Glenn R.

    Upper Level Math Tutor

    Glenn is a high school Math teacher for the School District of Lee County.  Glenn enjoys teaching all Math subjects, ranging from elementary to high school, including Algebra I and II, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus.  He has a gift in explaining math so that all students can connect with it. He earned his Secondary Math Education degree from Buffalo State College. In his spare time, Mr. Glenn enjoys playing guitar.
  • Janet C., College Prep Tutor

    Janet C.

    College Prep Tutor

    Janet is a Guidance Counselor for the School District of Lee County with a gift for working with high school students. While Janet has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in SAT/ACT Verbal tutoring. She has a Master's degree in counseling from Montclair State University.  When Janet isn't at Sylvan of Fort Myers, she loves spending time at home with her husband and her dog.
  • Karen B., Cape Coral Tutor

    Karen B.

    Cape Coral Tutor

    Miss Karen is a high school English teacher in Cape Coral, Florida. While she is great with older students, Miss Karen also loves teaching our Academic Reading and Math Foundations programs to our younger students. Miss Karen most recently received her Master's degree in Publications Design from the University of Baltimore. When she isn’t at Sylvan, she loves relaxing at home with her family.
  • Lisa R., Upper Level Math Tutor

    Lisa R.

    Upper Level Math Tutor

    Miss Lisa has served Lee County as a high school Math teacher for several years. While she has taught all Math subjects from Algebra 1 to Pre-Calculus, she also enjoys working with our younger students in our Math Foundations program. She has a Master's degree in Education from Illinois State University.  Miss Lisa loves being outdoors and likes to run and bike in her free time.
  • Ursula B., Fort Myers Tutor

    Ursula B.

    Fort Myers Tutor

    Ursula is a preschool teacher in Fort Myers, FL, with a gift for working with younger kids. While Miss Ursula has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in teaching our Beginning Reading students. She studied at the University of Michigan, where she received her Masters degree in Education . When Ursula isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her cheering on her favorite football teams.
  • Mary T., Fort Myers Tutor

    Mary T.

    Fort Myers Tutor

    Miss Mary has been a Sylvan teacher for many years, but always had to leave us to go back to Minnesota in the summers.  Now we are happy to have her here as a permanent resident, as she is able to be at Sylvan much more.  Miss Mary tutors Math, English and College Prep.  She even helps occasionally with students needing help with French.
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