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Meet our Rochester Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Carol Steron, Executive Director & Owner, M.S. Ed

    Carol Steron

    Executive Director & Owner, M.S. Ed

    Carol S. is the Executive Director and Owner of the five Sylvan Learning Centers in Rochester and Buffalo, New York. She enjoys meeting with incoming parents and families to help them develop academic programs in order to help students gain the skills and confidence they need for success. A graduate from Kent State University with a Masters Degree in Public and Private School Administration from the University of Rochester, Carol opened the centers 20 years ago after a long teaching career in Penfield and Brighton. She brings a wealth of knowledge, passion for education, and excitement to each Sylvan center. When Carol isn't at Sylvan, she enjoys spending time with her family!
  • Susan Steron-Herbison, Director & Owner

    Susan Steron-Herbison

    Director & Owner

    Susan is the Director and Co-Owner of the five Sylvan Learning Centers in Rochester and Buffalo, New York. She enjoys meeting with families and working together to help each family meet their goals for growth and success. A graduate from Hobart, William Smith College, along with the William E. Simon School at the University of Rochester, Susan worked together with Carol to expand the center locations. She brings a diverse education and background along with her passion for Sylvan to families locally and nationally through her role as the President of the National Franchise Owners Association Board. When Susan isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her family and friends.
  • Scott Steron, Director & Owner

    Scott Steron

    Director & Owner

    Scott S. is the Director and Co-Owner of the five Sylvan Learning Centers in Rochester and Buffalo, New York. He oversees the daily operations of maintaining each center as well as manages the marketing and account information. A graduate from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing, Scott brings strong communication skills and a business background to the center management. When Scott isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find him hanging out with his family and three children supporting them in soccer, singing, dance and baseball.
  • Kristin Detro, Center Director

    Kristin Detro

    Center Director

    Kristin is the Center Director at the Pittsford Sylvan Learning location in Rochester, NY, since 2000. She coordinates training of incoming Teachers and Directors, and works directly with students and families to develop programs in all academic areas. She is passionate about helping each student gain the skills and confidence they need for success at home, Sylvan, and at school. Kristin enjoys building a relationship with classroom teachers, parents, and students throughout the year to ensure that each student reaches their greatest potential. Kristin loves spending time with her family including her two sons (who are growing into two nice young men!), baking, and supporting her church.
  • Krista P., Director of Education

    Krista P.

    Director of Education

    Krista is the at the Pittsford location in Rochester.  She oversees the academic programs and works to fulfill all the academic needs of the students.    A graduate from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s degree in Television/Radio and Secondary English Teaching Credentials from Arcadia University, Krista enjoys making learning applicable to students’ everyday lives and finding different ways to connect material to a student’s interests.  She began her Sylvan career in NC, and in 2014, she relocated to NY, and began working at the Pittsford location.  When Krista isn’t at Sylvan she is an avid reader.  In addition to reading, she also highly enjoys television, and watching movies.
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