Meet our Spokane Valley Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Sarah Doll, Instructor

    Sarah Doll

    Instructor

    Sarah has worked for Sylvan Learning since 2005. During her career at Sylvan she has been an instructor, a test administrator, a lead teacher, a Director of Education, and a Center Director. Sarah obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Linfield College. Prior to working for Sylvan Learning, Sarah taught students in schools around Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii. Sarah enjoys spending time outdoors doing any of the following activities: hiking, biking, running, snowshoeing, snowboarding, golfing, and playing tennis.
  • Trevor LaFord, Tutor

    Trevor LaFord

    Tutor

    Trevor LaFord is a substitute teacher for the Central Valley School District in Spokane Valley, WA with a passion for history. At Sylvan, he enjoys tutoring math and reading skills. He studied at Eastern Washington University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Social Studies in Secondary Education. When he isn't tutoring at Sylvan, he enjoys spending his free time with friends or watching movies (and often quoting them).
  • Brittany Prather, Executive Director

    Brittany Prather

    Executive Director

    Brittany is our Executive, Marketing and Community Relations Director for the Spokane, WA area.  Brittany is passionate about kids and she wants all children to enjoy learning.  She studied at Whitworth University and University of California, Davis. When Brittany isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her cleaning her house or binge watching Netflix.  Brittany has many animals. Two dogs (Newman & Maisey), 2 cats (Ballerina and Lucky) that are all super spoiled.
  • Kathy Sevey, Director of Education

    Kathy Sevey

    Director of Education

    Kathy oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Spokane Valley, WA. A former teacher in Mead, WA and a former tutor for Sylvan, Kathy brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan of Spokane Valley. Kathy graduated from Eastern Washington University with a teaching degree.  When Kathy is not at Sylvan she would be curled up with her dog reading a biography. 
  • Christina Wilson, Tutor

    Christina Wilson

    Tutor

    Christina is a substitute teacher in Spokane, WA.   While Christina has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in reading and math tutoring. She has a masters degree in special education from Gonzaga University. When Christina isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her taking her kids to baseball games.