Meet our Rogers Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Courtney Wright, Executive Director

    Courtney Wright

    Executive Director

    Courtney Wright Executive Director: As Executive Director, Courtney manages the day to day business for Sylvan of Rogers and Sylvan of Fort Smith. A former teacher of grades K-6 , Courtney chose a career in the tutoring business because she felt she could make a difference . Courtney studied at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, receiving her Masters in Education. When Courtney isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her two sons, 6 year old Easton and 14 year old Clayton, and her husband Kevin, at the local ball field, school and church activities.
  • Kathy Scott, Center Director

    Kathy Scott

    Center Director

    As Center Director, Kathy leads the day-to-day responsibilities for Sylvan of Rogers.  Kathy has a bachelor's degree in Telecommunications and an Associates's in Computer Networking. She spent a long career in Sales and Marketing, but after she retired, she decided to take up teaching.  Her greatest joy is seeing that "Aha" moment when Sylvan students realize they are "getting it" and their confidence grows! She graduated Cum Laude from Northeastern State University. When Kathy isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her reading, traveling to visit her grandchildren, and swimming when weather permits.
  • Sabrina, Math Tutor, English Coach, ACT/SAT Tutor, Calculus Tutor, Geometry Teacher, Algebra Teacher, Academic Coach

    Sabrina

    Math Tutor, English Coach, ACT/SAT Tutor, Calculus Tutor, Geometry Teacher, Algebra Teacher, Academic Coach

    Sabrina has her degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education.  She enjoys helping students be successful in their education and loves the one on one time she can spend with them at Sylvan.  When Sabrina isn't helping students at Sylvan, you'll find her at the dog park with her basset and corgi, spending time with her family and friends, or just relaxing with a good book.
  • Jeannine, Reading Tutor, English Coach, ACT/SAT Instructor, Writing Tutor

    Jeannine

    Reading Tutor, English Coach, ACT/SAT Instructor, Writing Tutor

    Jeannine has a Master's Degree in Elementary Education and has taught for many years.  Her philosophy is to leave the world a bit better than we found it.  By helping children become literate and confident she is helping the next generation to succeed!.  She loves how Sylvan is child-oriented and how we strive to provide an enriching environment for our students so they may achieve their potential.  In her spare time, Jeannine is an avid "beader" and loves making jewelry and accessories for her friends.  She also enjoys reading when she has the time.
  • Deanne , Math Tutor, Algebra Teacher, Geometry Tutor, Calculus Tutor, ACT/SAT Instructor, Academic Coach

    Deanne

    Math Tutor, Algebra Teacher, Geometry Tutor, Calculus Tutor, ACT/SAT Instructor, Academic Coach

    Deanne is a Math Instructor in Rogers, AR with a gift for working with kids.  While Deanne has many tutoring talents, she finds her greatest joy in upper-level math tutoring.  She studied at Harding University and received her Masters in Teaching.  In her spare time, Deanne enjoys painting, making jewelry, and spending time with her animals.
  • Barb, English Teacher, Writing Teacher, Reading Teacher, Math Tutor, Academic Coach

    Barb

    English Teacher, Writing Teacher, Reading Teacher, Math Tutor, Academic Coach

    Barb has a Master's Degree in Education and has been a public school teacher for 39 years.  She loves the personal interaction she gets when working with Sylvan students.  She enjoys the interaction and loves how students can be real, funny, and insightful.  Barb loves dogs and in her spare time, she likes to read or do Sudoku puzzles.
  • Elizabeth, English Teacher, Math Tutor, ACT/SAT Instructor, Writing Coach

    Elizabeth

    English Teacher, Math Tutor, ACT/SAT Instructor, Writing Coach

    Elizabeth has a Master's Degree in Secondary Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Drama.  She enjoys working at Sylvan and puts effort and care into helping children learn new skills.  She wants to help students understand and love learning no matter what the difficulty.  Elizabeth is also a published author of two Young Adult novels and an instructional book for parents on Manga.  In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys playing with her dogs, reading, sewing, and watching anime.
  • Jessie, English Teacher, Writing Tutor, Math Tutor, Academic Coach

    Jessie

    English Teacher, Writing Tutor, Math Tutor, Academic Coach

    Jessie has her Bachelor's in Elementary Education and is currently working on her Master's in Education with an emphasis in school counseling.  She enjoys working at Sylvan because of the growth mindset we instill in our children.  She loves working with children because they are so creative and each child is unique in their own personality.  In her spare time, Jessie enjoys painting, camping, and traveling whenever possible.
  • Dawn, Reading Tutor, English Teacher, Academic Coach

    Dawn

    Reading Tutor, English Teacher, Academic Coach

    Dawn comes to Sylvan of Rogers with an international background in teaching.  She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town, South Africa.  She has taught in South Africa, England, and the United States.  She wants to help children build self-confidence and realize their full potential.  In her spare time, Dawn likes reading, going for long walks, and spending time with her family and friends.  When she has time she loves traveling.
  • Brandi Timmons, Reading and Math Instructor, English Teacher

    Brandi Timmons

    Reading and Math Instructor, English Teacher

    Brandi has been teaching for seven years and loves working with children.  She loves seeing a child's excitement when they are able to accomplish something they haven't been able to do before.  Brandi has a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master's Degree in Educational Theory and Practice.
  • Samantha, Administrative Assistant

    Samantha

    Administrative Assistant

    Samantha is an integral part of Sylvan and helps to keep the rest of the staff organized.  She loves working with children and enjoys watching them learn and discover something new.  She wants to have a positive impact on children's lives.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and writing stories.  She also enjoys spending time with her family.