Meet our Palmyra Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Lauren Webster, Owner/Franchisee

    Lauren Webster

    Owner/Franchisee

    Lauren graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education from Penn State University. She started at Sylvan as a tutor in 2014. Lauren and her husband, Mike, became owners of the Palmyra and Lancaster locations in June of 2017. 

    In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.

  • Mike Webster, Owner/Franchisee

    Mike Webster

    Owner/Franchisee

    Mike is a 2008 Graduate of Cedar Crest High School and Career and Technology Center as a certified Electrician. He has operated his father's construction company for the past seven years as the Vice President and Director of Operations As of June 1, 2017 he is the Secretary and Treasurer of Webster Associates, Inc. which does business as Sylvan Learning Center. In his free time Mike enjoys hunting, taking the dog for a walk and spending time with family.
  • Elizabeth Clippinger, Regional Director

    Elizabeth Clippinger

    Regional Director

    Elizabeth received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Eastern University and her Master’s degree in Education and Reading from Chestnut Hill College. She also went on to become a certified Reading Specialist. She was a classroom teacher for five years before joining the Sylvan team in 2013. Elizabeth was one out of twelve Directors to be appointed to the Sylvan CEO Advisory Board for 2021. 
    During her free time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her husband and children. She also enjoys hiking, reading, and going to the beach!
  • Colleen Rudegeair, Center Director

    Colleen Rudegeair

    Center Director

    Colleen received her Bachelor's degree in Middle Level Education from Elizabethtown College. She also earned her Master's Degree in Multicultural Education from Eastern University and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in STEM leadership. She was a classroom teacher for five years before becoming a part of the Sylvan team in 2019. In her free time, Colleen enjoys relaxing with her husband and her pets. She also loves to read, sing, and enjoy quiet days in beautiful places!
  • Amy Loser, Director of Education

    Amy Loser

    Director of Education

    Amy received a B.S. In Elementary Education from Shippensburg University and a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood. She taught in the PA public education system for 22 years. Her teaching experience includes kindergarten, first grade, third grade, and remedial reading. During her tenure, she was involved in curriculum writing and literacy development. She is a member of the Lebanon County Education Honor Society.

    Amy enjoys reading (mostly historical fiction), decorating, and shopping. She and her husband are especially proud of their 2 children.

  • Kim Habyk, Director of Education

    Kim Habyk

    Director of Education

    Kim received a BA in English with a secondary teaching certificate, grades 7-12th, from Messiah College in 2009. She has her Master’s in Education with a specialty in Differentiated Instruction. She has taught in the classroom setting for a total of 9 years as long term substitutes and as a teacher in the private school sector. During her time in the classroom, she taught, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Library Science. She has been with the Sylvan team since 2010 as a tutor, STEM teacher, SAT instructor, and Prometric TCA. In her free time, she enjoys painting, reading, crafts, spending time with family and friends, and cuddling with her cat.
  • Becky Weinhold, Director of Education

    Becky Weinhold

    Director of Education

    Becky graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education from Lancaster Bible College. She spent multiple years as a teacher in the United States and abroad before joining the Sylvan team in 2021.
    In her free time, Becky loves to cook, take walks in nature, write children stories, and spend time with family and friends.