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 Benenson, Tutor

    Wayne Benenson


    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 Kramperth, Tutor

    Jennifer Kramperth


    Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in psychology and an Master of Education in cross categorical special education. Jennifer joined the Sylvan team in 2019 and has been teaching math, reading, college prep, STEM, and is the first person our students encounter when they have their first appointment at Sylvan. She makes every student feel special when they come to Sylvan!
  • Thomas Greer, Tutor

    Thomas Greer


    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.  
  • Jesse DePoy, Tutor

    Jesse DePoy


    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.