Meet our Mckinney Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • STEPHANY ZAPATA, Executive Director

    STEPHANY ZAPATA

    Executive Director

    As Executive Director, Stephany works closely with the Center Directors to ensure all students get the best education possible. Stephany is a graduate of Baylor University with a Math Major with Secondary Education. Stephany also holds a certification in 8-12 Mathematics. Stephany has over 10 years of experience with supplemental education. When Stephany isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her playing with her son and dog, cooking and traveling to where the beach is.
  • GABRIELLE HARRIS, Center Director

    GABRIELLE HARRIS

    Center Director

    As Center Director, Gabrielle leads the Sylvan of McKinney & Prosper. When Gabbi isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her family and studying astrophysics. Gabbi brings years of educational experience to Sylvan. Gabbi chose a career in the tutoring business because she wanted to fulfill her passion for advocating for children and academic achievement.
  • Hannah Campbell, Director of Education

    Hannah Campbell

    Director of Education

    Hannah oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors at the Sylvan Learning of McKinney & Prosper. Hannah holds a Bachelor in Human Science and a Master’s of Education. Hannah teaches Math, Reading and Writing. She also specializes in confidence-building and college advising. When not at Sylvan Hannah likes hiking, playing with her dog and spending time with her family.
  • CATHERINE BURK, CERTIFIED TUTOR

    CATHERINE BURK

    CERTIFIED TUTOR

    Catherine is a tutor at Sylvan Learning of McKinney & Prosper. She holds her graduates from TWU. She also holds her certification in EC-6 ESL. She teaches Reading, Writing, Math, and Science at Sylvan. When not at Sylvan, Catherine likes reading, watching movies, spending time with her family, and shopping.
  • BENJAMIN SHUMATE, Tutor

    BENJAMIN SHUMATE

    Tutor

    Ben is a tutor at Sylvan Learning of McKinney & Prosper. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He teaches Math, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, SAT, and ACT at Sylvan. When not at Sylvan, Ben likes reading, hiking, and playing video games.
  • SAM JOHNSON, Tutor

    SAM JOHNSON

    Tutor

    Sam is a teacher at the Sylvan Learning of McKinney & Prosper. Sam holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from St. Edwards University. Sam teaches Math and Science at Sylvan. When not at Sylvan Sam likes playing golf, music and video games.