Meet our Phoenix Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Victoria Sherrard, Director

    Victoria Sherrard


    Victoria has been with Sylvan since 1993. She loves meeting new families and helping them find solutions to their academic challenges. 
  • Roseanne, Teacher



    Roseanne earned her BA from Trenton State College (The College of New jersey). While attending college, Roseanne worked closely with Dr. Marshall Smith, the head of the Psychology Department on the evaluation of Head Start. Roseanne has experience teaching preschool through 3rd grade in public school, and substitute teaching for more than 20 years. Roseanne has been with our North Phoenix/Glendale team longer than any other teacher!
  • Wayne , Tutor



    Wayne has been an educator for more than 50 years. He has taught all grade levels from preschool to grad school in public and private schools. Wayne joined the Phoenix, AZ staff with a gift for working with kids. He is a big fan of the "whole child"  concept and teaches the head, heart, and hand of every student he teaches.  Wayne received his Ph.D. in Education from the University of Idaho and we are proud to have him as one of our teachers at Sylvan!
  • Jennifer, Assistant Director


    Assistant Director

    Jennifer Kramperth earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and her Master of Education. in Cross Categorical Special Education from Arizona State University. She has experience working with students of all grades in various special education settings. Prior to her work in education, Jennifer worked with children in the behavioral health field. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dogs. She loves discovering each students' learning style and helping them be successful.
  • Debbie, Teacher/Tutor



    Debbie Stolworthy graduated from Arizona State University  with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education. She majored in English, but also really enjoys tutoring Sylvan's math students. She is originally from Sparks, Nevada and worked at Sylvan in Reno before joining the Sylvan NW Phoenix team. Debbie finds it a pleasure to work with students one to one at Sylvan!
  • Thomas, Tutor



    Thomas loves teaching students math. He has a gift for reaching students who have had a hard time connecting with the subject. Thomas is working on his bachelor's degree of Nursing so is also able to show students practical application of the subject.  
  • Natasha , Teacher/Tutor



    Natasha Brophy is a warm and caring teacher who loves to make a difference in the lives of students. She has experience teaching in public, private, and charter schools in various districts. Natasha received her MEd from the University of San Diego. In her spare time, she loves hiking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
  • Jesse , Teacher/Tutor



    Jesse DePoy, known to fans of his art and comedy as “Kid Ever”, holds three bachelor’s degrees from the University of North Texas, where he was student body president, among other positions. After winning a Top 10 Speaker of the Year award, he was offered a teaching and research assistantship in the Department of Political Science as a graduate student. As an undergraduate, he was named an outstanding tutor and was a supplemental instructor for College Algebra. Jesse joined in 2019 as a math and college prep instructor at Sylvan.
  • Sarah , Teacher/Test Administrator


    Teacher/Test Administrator

    Sarah Bonney is a teacher from the Washintgon D.C area. She loves working with kids and helping them see how smart and talented they are. Her favorite subjects to teach are ELA and social studies/history. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lifting weights, boxing, and playing the piano. She has a dog named Rocky and a cat named Milo.
  • Megan, Teacher/Test Administrator


    Teacher/Test Administrator

    Megan Hayden has a master's degree in Elementary Education and a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Business Management. She loves teaching students the skills that they will need for high school, college, and life.  She loves helping our students  develop a lifelong love of learning!
  • Debbie, Teacher/Tutor



    Debbie Morris received her master’s degree in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University, and a Bachelors of Arts in Liberal Studies with a concentration in math from California State University in San Bernardino. She has a passion for math and helping students understand math, particularly geometry and algebra. Debbie re-joined the Sylvan team in 2023, but worked her previously in 2017/2018. Debbie is a fantastic math teacher and we are so proud to have her as part of our team! When not at Sylvan, Debbie enjoys playing games with her family, and has a passion for fast pitch softball—which she played competitively in college.