Meet our St. Peters Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Navdeep Batra, Owner

    Navdeep Batra


    Navdeep is the Owner and Executive Director of multiple Sylvan Learning locations in the greater St Louis area. Navdeep holds a Bachelors in Economics and Psychology and a Masters in Literature and Special Education. As a former High School Math and Special Education teacher with a passion for helping children succeed, Navdeep finds the tutoring business a great fit for her.  Navdeep also has a keen interest in reading, gardening and horseback riding .
  • Jackie Weaver, Center Director

    Jackie Weaver

    Center Director

    Jackie has been at Sylvan since 2006 and has worked as a Director at Sylvan Learning of Chesterfield, St. Peters, and Lake St. Louis.  Jackie has a degree in Psychology from Mizzou and an Elementary Education Certification from UMSL. Jackie loves helping families at Sylvan find the right tutoring programs to meet the needs of each student.    
  • Mattison Brill, Director of Education

    Mattison Brill

    Director of Education

    Mattison oversees the educational integrity of our programs as well as managing and training our team of tutors. As a former 5th and 6th-grade teacher, Mattison brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan of St. Peters. She graduated with a degree in Elementary Education from Missouri State University ( Go Bears! ). When Mattison isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her reading her favorite book with a hot cup of coffee in her hand, spending time outside with friends, or spending time with her niece and nephew. 
  • Erin Bradley, Instructor

    Erin Bradley


    Erin is a middle school ELA teacher in the Wentzville school district. She has a BA in English from Truman State University and a Master's Degree in Elementary Education. Erin did her student teaching in Germany at an American Army base and brings a vast array of instructional experiences to Sylvan. When Erin is not teaching she loves to read and spend her time with friends and family. 
  • Ellen Blechle, Instructor

    Ellen Blechle


    Ellen is finishing up her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology at Maryville University.  Ellen has a B.S. in Communication Disorders with a minor in Autism Studies from SEMO. Ellen is a valuable asset to our Center, as she brings unique expertise and special education experience to the tables. Ellen loves spending time with her family and her dog Penny. 
  • Julie Conlon, Instructor

    Julie Conlon


    Julie has a BA in Elementary Education from Lindenwood University.  Julie realized her love for math after graduating and went on to obtain a middle school Mathematics Certification. Julie is a 5th-grade math teacher in the Ferguson-Florissant school district. Julie loves watching movies (especially Harry Potter), bowling, and playing with her twin nephews when she is not at Sylvan. 
  • Kim Dollus, Instructor

    Kim Dollus


    Kim has been at Sylvan of St. Peters since August of 2013.  Kim is a retired Elementary Education teacher & Literacy Specialist of 24 years. Kim taught grades 1-4 and loves working with younger kids. Kim works with many of the younger Sylvan students.  Kim loves to read and go to movies, and she enjoys spending time with her cats and dog.
  • Charlotte Engle, Instructor

    Charlotte Engle


    Charlotte comes to Sylvan with a wide range of experience working with children.  Charlotte works as a Prevention Specialist with middle school children focusing on mental health concerns and behavioral treatment.  Charlotte also has experience as a literacy teacher at the elementary level.  Charlotte loves working with students on reading and writing skills and also has a knack for math and science.  When not working with students, Charlotte enjoys yoga and spending time with her dog and cat.  
  • Julie Hermon, Instructor

    Julie Hermon


    Julie is an English as a Second Language teacher of 22 years.  She loves working with children of different ages and different countries.  Julie has taught preschool through high school in a variety of subjects and has a love for teaching Spanish.  Julie works with our elementary and middle school students in English/Language Arts.  She loves outdoor activities, traveling, and spending time with her daughters and granddaughter.  
  • Emma Kostelecky, Instructor

    Emma Kostelecky


    Emma comes to Sylvan with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Biology and a minor in Environmental Studies.  Emma has experience tutoring students from elementary through high school level in a variety of subjects.  Emma's favorite subject is Science, and she is passionate about enriching the lives of students by engaging their natural curiosity in the field of biological sciences.  
  • Lexi McMullin, Instructor

    Lexi McMullin


    Lexi's background is in Music Education with a Masters in Character Education as well as Special Education from Lindenwood University.  Lexi is a music teacher in the Rockwood School District.    Lexi loves playing the piano and clarinet and teaching music lessons. Lexi plays clarinet in the St. Charles Municipal Band, loves seeing movies and hanging out with family and friends. 
  • Taylor Rozwodowski, Instructor

    Taylor Rozwodowski


    Taylor holds a degree in Early Childhood Education from Southeast Missouri State University. Taylor has been working with elementary-aged students for 5+ years and especially loves teaching our youngest learners to read.  She has been a substitute teacher in the surrounding districts and has always aspired to become a teacher  Taylor enjoys hiking, being outdoors, and being around her family.   
  • Jasmine Walker, Instructor

    Jasmine Walker


    Jasmine comes to Sylvan with a love of math and a background in finance. She has experience working with high school and college students in a variety of math classes. Jasmine loves Algebra and instills a love for math in her students. Jasmine enjoys going to the movies and spending time with her friends, family, and two dogs.  
  • Donovan Washington, Instructor

    Donovan Washington


    Donovan is an Algebra 2 teacher at a local high school and has a knack for teaching math. Donovan works mostly with our middle and high school students and loves to see that 'aha' moment when a new math concept finally clicks for his students!  Donovan's students appreciate his ability to break down math into everyday terms, making him a fan-favorite amongst our high school students.
  • Christina Ranick, Instructor

    Christina Ranick


    Christina comes to Sylvan with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education & Mathematics from the University of Missouri - St. Louis.  Christina's experience at the high school level includes teaching courses in Algebra 1, 2, Honors Algebra, College Algebra, Honors Geometry, and College ACT Prep. In her free time, Christina enjoys drawing, fishkeeping, and classic car shows.