Meet our Oviedo Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Ana McCoskey, Center Director

    Ana McCoskey

    Center Director

    As Center Director, Ana leads everyday operations at Sylvan of Oviedo. A former Marketing Manager for Nestle Purina, Ana chose a career in the tutoring business because she believes in the power of education. She is passionate to see kids rediscover their love for learning and raise confidence. She holds an MBA, from John Brown University. When Ana isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her family and friends, doing some puzzles, or playing board games.
  • Jason McCoskey, Marketing, Finance, & Operations Support

    Jason McCoskey

    Marketing, Finance, & Operations Support

    As a franchise co-owner, Jason heads up Marketing, Finance, and Operations Support. He has a dual degree in marketing and international business and comes to the arena with corporate experience in both marketing and project management. He loves the strategy that comes with all facets of business ops and business development. You will also see him inside the center helping with operations support and connecting with the students! 
  • Maureen Waitt, Teacher

    Maureen Waitt

    Teacher

    Maureen brings 24 years of K-12 education experience to Sylvan. Seventeen of those years has been spent serving Seminole County Public Schools as a teacher and teaching coach. She holds a Masters of Science in Education with a specialization in brain-based teaching and learning strategies. Additionally, she holds a Specialists Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida State University. When Maureen is not working with students, she can usually be found at the beach or Disney World with her husband of 44 years.
  • Patti Spicuzza, Teacher

    Patti Spicuzza

    Teacher

    Patti is a K-12 certified teacher in Oviedo, FL, with more than 10 years of classroom experience in private & public schools. She has also worked as a curriculum designer for an international university, teaching teachers how to teach online. While she has many tutoring talents, she finds the most joy in sharing her love of reading through tutoring the subject with students of all ages. She graduated from Duquesne University with her Bachelors in Elementary Education and later with a Masters as a Reading Specialist. When she isn’t at Sylvan, you can find her with her family or deep in a good book.
  • Kevin Soto, Teacher

    Kevin Soto

    Teacher

    Kevin is an engineering major at UCF. He loves math and teaching it to others. He is extremely confident working with all levels of Math, up to college calculus. He has proven great results with students significantly improving their math scores at SAT and ACT.
  • Brianna Kirby, Teacher

    Brianna Kirby

    Teacher

    Brianna is a passionate teacher who enjoys providing her knowledge and expertise of higher level math to the classroom. She brings a positive and encouraging energy and loves connecting with the students to get them to the next level!
  • Kyle Parker, Teacher

    Kyle Parker

    Teacher

    Kyle is an experienced, compassionate, and certified Secondary English teacher with 8 years of experience within the Seminole County Public School system and will complete his Masters of Education in Secondary English Language Arts in Spring 2022. He currently is a Winter Springs High School teacher and brings to Sylvan a great energy and love for teaching students.
  • Jamie Hege, Teacher

    Jamie Hege

    Teacher

    TBD
  • Dara Molen, Teacher

    Dara Molen

    Teacher

    Dara is a high school math teacher and has taught or tutored for almost thirty years. She holds a B.S. in physics and an M.S. in math, both from UCF. She loves seeing the light go on when a student has struggled with a concept and suddenly 'gets it'. When she's not working, you'll find her playing with her Dutch Shepherd, Charlie.