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. 
  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • 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. 
  • Breanna Theis, Instructor

    Breanna Theis


    Breanna has worked at Sylvan Learning of St. Peters since November 2022. She is a graduate of Lindenwood University where she obtained a degree in Secondary English and also holds a certification in Elementary Education. Breanna is currently teaching 2nd grade in a surrounding school district. Breanna has been teaching for 3 years and loves working with students. Breanna loves teaching phonics, reading and writing, and is well-liked by her students. In her free time, she enjoys reading, working, and travelling. 
  • Jenna Hutfless, Instructor

    Jenna Hutfless


    Jenna joined Sylvan in 2023. She is a graduate of Missouri State where she obtained a degree in Elementary Education. Jenna is currently pursuing a degree in School Counseling & Professional Mental Health. Jenna is in her 3rd year of teaching and loves working with our younger students. Jenna loves helping kids become more confident and really takes an interest in the well-being of her students. In her free time, Jenna enjoys travelling, spending time outdoors, checking out coffee shops, music, reading, singing, and spending time with family and friends.
  • Maija Garson, Instructor

    Maija Garson


    Maija joined Sylvan in September of 2022. She is a graduate of Lindenwood University where she obtained a degree in Computer Science. Maija is currently pursuing a degree in Actuarial Science at UMSL. Maija LOVES math! Maija has tutored students in various subjects over the years, but math is her favorite. Maija works with all of our students, from Kindergarten through college level and teaches a variety of math classes. Maija is great at differentiating instruction and understanding student needs. In her free time, Maija enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends.