Meet our Stafford Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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




    Scott has over fourteen years of experience with Sylvan Learning. Scott spent several years in the Middle East opening new Sylvan centers. As the franchisee, Scott enjoys meeting new families to determine their tutoring needs. A native of Alabama, he has lived in the DC Metro area for over nineteen years. Scott enjoys traveling, reading on the beach and Alabama football: Roll Tide.



    Cherice has over ten years of experience as a teacher at the preschool through high school levels. A former Community Engagement Manager, Cherice chose to enter the tutoring field to help improve the opportunities for all students to reach their potential. Raised in Los Angeles, she received her BA in Spanish from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her MA in Education Administration from the California State University, Dominguez Hills. Cherice is a military spouse, who has lived in the Virginia area for 18 years with her husband and four sons. When she isn’t at Sylvan, she is at a baseball or track event, listening to jazz or dreaming about being at the beach with her family.
  • Jeanne Alexander, Center Assistant/Tutor

    Jeanne Alexander

    Center Assistant/Tutor

    Jeanne Alexander serves the Sylvan family as a Center Assistant and occasionally as a tutor. She graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Foreign Language. She teaches her children and also teaches STEM and Spanish classes (elementary through high school) for a local homeschool co-op. Her idea of a great day involves a glass of sweet iced tea and a really good book to read. She, her husband, and kids spend time outside hiking, biking, and boating while enjoying the great outdoors.
  • David Bergman, Upper Level Math Tutor, STEM

    David Bergman

    Upper Level Math Tutor, STEM

    David is an adjunct professor of physics at Germanna Community College and has both a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Physics. He has a love of all things STEM-related, but most of all physics and astronomy. In his free time, David enjoys reading, photography and observational astronomy with his telescope.
  • Gloria San Juan, Tutor

    Gloria San Juan


    Gloria Nectarina San Juan is a Special Education teacher in Stafford , VA with a gift for working with kids. While Gloria has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in Reading and Math tutoring. She studied at De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. When Gloria isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her cooking, baking, reading, and listening to music. 



    Kim was an ESL teacher and a reading specialist for several years, before finding her love of tutoring again. She loves working with students and helping them understand their work. She graduated from Longwood University with a BS/MS and an ESL certificate from University of Mary Washington. When she is not tutoring, she loves spending time outside and with family.



    Ms. Yani has been an elementary school paraprofessional for many years and has taught English at middle and high school level too. While having many talents, her favorite subjects are Reading and Writing. She studied at University of Puerto Rico. When Ms. Yani isn't at Sylvan, she enjoys spending time with her family and pet bunnies.



    Mitzi is an English teacher in Nokesville, VA with a gift for working with kids. While Mitzi has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in Language Arts tutoring. She studied at Ball State University. When Mitzi isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her family, reading a good book or walking.



    Kathy has been a public school teacher for over 25 years in Fredericksburg City Schools. She is currently working on her special education endorsement through UVA. Kathy received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Millersville University, as well as her M.Ed. from Troy University in Instructional Technology. She loves working with younger students. When she's not teaching, you will find her reading, gardening, and spending time with family.
  • Kerry Behrmann, Tutor/Center Assistant

    Kerry Behrmann

    Tutor/Center Assistant

    Kerry Behrmann joined the Sylvan team as a tutor and admin in August 2020. She is currently studying Elementary Education at Old Dominion University. She has a true passion for education and working with children. When Kerry isn’t at Sylvan, she enjoys spending time with her family.
  • Holly Ann Robinson, Tutor

    Holly Ann Robinson


    Holly Ann Robinson has been teaching English and drama for forty years, twenty three of which were in Stafford County. After retiring in 2013, she has continued tutoring and is very happy to be with Sylvan.
  • Kathy Napier, Tutor

    Kathy Napier


    Kathy Napier was an elementary school teacher for seven years but chose to be a stay at home mom after her two kids came along. Since then, she has been a tutor with Sylvan in Louisiana, North Carolina, and now, Virginia. She has been at the Stafford Sylvan since 2017. Kathy enjoys working with all of the students at our main location as well as the two satellites.
  • Nicole Eaddy, Tutor

    Nicole Eaddy


    Nicole has taught in a variety of subjects, grade levels, and environments for the last 20 years. She graduated from Converse College with a degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education and Psychology. She currently teaches her four children as well as a high school science and elementary reading, writing, and grammar for a local homeschool co-op. She is also an acting instructor at The Studio in King George. In her free time, Nicole enjoys curling up with a good book and a cup of hot coffee.