Meet our Hamilton Township Tutoring Staff

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

  • Mark B. Kance, Master of Arts in Teaching, Executive Director & Academic Coach

    Mark B. Kance, Master of Arts in Teaching

    Executive Director & Academic Coach

    Mark is a results-driven educator & director with more than 17 years of experience helping students improve their academic skills, confidence & motivation in reading, writing, math, study skills, science, SAT & ACT Prep. He grew up in West Windsor / Plainsboro and graduated from TCNJ with a Master of Arts in Teaching and an undergraduate from Hofstra University.

    Mark meets with every family to understand the needs of their children & utilizes all resources to ensure they receive the best personalized instruction with State Certified Teachers. 
    The Sylvan Learning of Hamilton also coaches students in Robbinsville , West Windsor , Lawrenceville , East Windsor & other towns in Mercer County, NJ
  • Amy Kance, Managing Director

    Amy Kance

    Managing Director

    The Sylvan Learning of Hamilton is a family affair! Amy joined her husband, Mark in 2012 as a Managing Director. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree where she graduated Magna Cumme Laude.

    At Sylvan, Amy manages center operations, meets with parents to discuss student progress, conducts Sylvan Skills Assessments in Math, Reading, Writing, Study Skills, SAT /ACT / SSAT / PSAT. Amy also manages the teaching staff and handles scheduling.

    "Sylvan is the Best because we are not just tutors in Mercer County. We partner with students, parents &  teachers. We take the time to figure out what's happening with each student and create customized programs to help them reach their true potential."
  • Kathy, BS, M.S ED, ED.S., Program Administrator

    Kathy, BS, M.S ED, ED.S.

    Program Administrator

    Kathy's entire career has been spent in secondary education that includes teaching, guidance, college planning & financial aid. 
    After her 9-12th grade classroom teaching experience in history & psychology,  Kathy spent the last 20 years as a high school guidance counselor and chairperson of a high school guidance department. Her work included working with students & parents with varied learning styles and levels. 
    Additionally, Kathy has significant experience in the college planning & financial aid arena. 
    In Kathy's spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach and hanging out in her backyard pool. She is also an avid New York Mets fan!
  • Cynthia, Teacher of Reading, Writing, Math & Study Skills

    Cynthia

    Teacher of Reading, Writing, Math & Study Skills

    Cynthia received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and Math/Science/Technology (Technology Specialization) from The College of New Jersey. 
    Cynthia holds teaching certifications in Elementary Education & Middle School.

    At the Sylvan Learning of Hamilton, Cynthia teaches reading, writing, math & study skills. 
    In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, Chewbacca.

    Our Sylvan Learning Center tutors students in Mercer County. Within Mercer County, Sylvan tutors students in Robbinsville, West Windsor, Trenton, Lawrenceville, Hamilton, Ewing, McGuire AFB & East Windsor
  • Lauren,  Ms.Ed., TUTOR: UPPER LEVEL READING, WRITING, SPEED READING, SAT/ACT PREP, COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING

    Lauren, Ms.Ed.

    TUTOR: UPPER LEVEL READING, WRITING, SPEED READING, SAT/ACT PREP, COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING

    Lauren received a B.A. in English and Special Education from Monmouth University. She also holds a M.S.Ed in Special Education and Autism. Currently, she is an 8th grade English Language Arts teacher in the area.  At Sylvan Learning of Hamilton, Lauren works with students from kindergarten to high school, specifically focusing on reading, writing, and SAT/ACT prep.
  • Jose, TUTOR: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, SAT Math and ACT Math

    Jose

    TUTOR: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, SAT Math and ACT Math

    Jose received his Bachelors in Mathematics from Rutgers University, where he also minored in Visual Arts. 
    At the Sylvan Learning of Hamilton, Jose tutors students in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, SAT Math and ACT Math. 
    In his free time, Jose enjoys playing tabletop games with his friends.
  • Nicole, TUTOR: ELEMENTARY READING, WRITING & MATH

    Nicole

    TUTOR: ELEMENTARY READING, WRITING & MATH

    Nicole received a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Psychology from William-Paterson University of New Jersey. Currently, Nicole is a 4th grade Computer Technology teacher in the area. She also has experience as a PreSchool Teacher. At Sylvan Learning Center of Hamilton, Nicole works with Elementary aged students in the areas of reading, writing, and math.
  • NICOLE, TUTOR: READING, WRITING, MATH, STUDY SKILLS & HOMEWORK HELP

    NICOLE

    TUTOR: READING, WRITING, MATH, STUDY SKILLS & HOMEWORK HELP

    Nicole earned her degree in Special Education & Developmental Reading from The College of New Jersey. She is certified as a Teacher of the Handicapped, Elementary Education, Reading Specialist and a Supervisor. 
    While Nicole was previously a Reading Literacy Teacher, Special Education Teacher & Reading Intervention Specialist, she is now a Supervisor of Special Education PreSchool, LIteracy, ESY & Assistive Technology. 
    At the Sylvan Learning of Hamilton, Nicole is a lively, energetic teacher who motivates students to improve their skills & confidence!
  • Ethan, TUTOR: READING, WRITING, SOCIAL STUDIES, MATH

    Ethan

    TUTOR: READING, WRITING, SOCIAL STUDIES, MATH

    Ethan is a Graduate of The College of New Jersey with a BA in Social Studies & Secondary Education. He is certified in Social Studies, grades 6-12 as well as Elementary Education, K-5 & certified in Orton-Gillingham Reading. Ethan has worked in multiple schools across New Jersey. At Sylvan, Ethan tutors in Elementary and Middle School Reading, Writing, and Math; SAT/ACT Verbal and Math; Physics; History; and High School Math (Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, and Pre-Calc).
  • Kevin, TUTOR: MATH (UP TO CALCULUS) SAT Prep &  ACT Prep

    Kevin

    TUTOR: MATH (UP TO CALCULUS) SAT Prep & ACT Prep

    Kevin received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University and obtained his teaching certification in Secondary Mathematics. Prior to teaching, Kevin worked in the engineering field, primarily in the area of mechanical calculations and applications. Kevin has taught high school algebra, geometry, and pre-calculus. He has also tutored students in SAT math and calculus. At the Sylvan Learning Center of Hamilton, Kevin teaches all of these subjects. Kevin enjoys spending his free time with family and friends, finding new exercise workouts to do, and playing/writing music on the piano.
  • Marissa, M.Ed, Tutor: Reading, Writing, SAT Prep Verbal

    Marissa, M.Ed

    Tutor: Reading, Writing, SAT Prep Verbal

  • Donna, BA, MA, Teacher: READING, WRITING, ESL

    Donna, BA, MA

    Teacher: READING, WRITING, ESL

    Donna received her B.A. in English and Spanish from Rider University and her Master's in Educational Administration and Leadership from Georgian Court University. Donna has taught kindergarten, fourth grade, and middle school English / language arts. She also served as a school principal. At the Sylvan Learning Center in Hamilton, Donna works with students from kindergarten through high school. Donna enjoys reading, cooking, and fitness in her free time.  
  • Rebecca, Teacher: Reading, Writing, Math, SAT Prep, ACT prep

    Rebecca

    Teacher: Reading, Writing, Math, SAT Prep, ACT prep

    Ms. Rebecca graduated Magna Cum Laude with a major in Elementary Education, Special Education along with a minor in Math. For the past several years, Ms. Rebecca has worked as a high school math teacher. Prior, she also served as an all inclusive elementary school teacher where she supported students with ADHD, ODD, and Autism.  Ms. Rebecca is very kind, patient, and has an ultimate love of helping students reach their true potential. At the Sylvan Learning of Hamilton, Ms. Rebecca teaches reading, writing, math, SAT prep, ACT prep and helps students with homework support. 
  • Adam, Teacher: Chemistry, Math, SAT Prep,  ACT Prep

    Adam

    Teacher: Chemistry, Math, SAT Prep, ACT Prep

    Adam holds a BS in Chemistry. For many years, he worked in the flavor & fragrance industry where he practiced reverse engineering fragrances using analytical equipment as well with a focus later on in his career on business development. It was during his time working in a consultative role that Adam began to really enjoy teaching clients about the technical side of his training.  After 30 years of experience, Adam has decided he has a passion to share his knowledge of math and science to benefit the students at the Sylvan Learning of Hamilton
  • June, Administrator

    June

    Administrator

    Ms. June will soon be graduating with a degree in secondary education with a focus on social studies. While in school, Ms. June also worked as a teacher for a supplemental science organization and worked with children ages 5-12. At the Sylvan Learning of Hamilton, Ms. June helps to coordinate student schedules, prepares parent conference materials, and supports center teachers. 
  • Sara, Teacher: Reading, Writing & Study Skills

    Sara

    Teacher: Reading, Writing & Study Skills

    Sara holds a BA in Early Childhood and Elementary Education and an MA in Counseling Services.
    In addition to education, Sara has worked in a variety of fields including job coaching for individuals with developmental disabilities and substance abuse prevention.
    Currently, Sara works as a School Counselor. At the Sylvan Learning Center of Hamilton, Sara works with elementary and middle school students in a variety of subjects.
    In her free time, Sara enjoys hiking, camping, antique shopping, and spending time with friends.
  • Ms. Stephanie, Teacher: Reading, Writing, ESL & Study Skills

    Ms. Stephanie

    Teacher: Reading, Writing, ESL & Study Skills

    Ms. Stephanie earned both her MS. Ed in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education and BA in Spanish from Indiana University. She holds a K-8 teaching certification as well as an English as a Second Language certification, Pre-K-Adult. 
    For more than 20 years Stephanie taught ESL and Language Arts/Literacy before retiring last year.
    Ms. Stephanie has many hobbies and enjoys spending time with her family, dogs, and especially her grandchildren.