Meet our Tulsa Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Nanette Trainor, Center Director

    Nanette Trainor

    Center Director

    Nanette graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Spanish from Thomas Edison State College.  She has taught Spanish at the University School, Marquette, and Sapulpa Junior High School.  She has worked for Sylvan for approximately 22 years.
  • Alexandra Arias, Office Personnel/Teacher

    Alexandra Arias

    Office Personnel/Teacher

    Alexandra has enjoyed working at Sylvan Learning Center of Tulsa for the past 14 years.  She is a native Floridian and relocated to Tulsa in 2009.  She graduated from Northcentral University with her Master's in Special Education as well as graduated from Florida Atlantic University with her Bachelor's in Elementary Education and a minor in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).  In her spare time, Alexandra enjoys spending time with her children.
  • Austin Prescott, Office Personnel/Teacher

    Austin Prescott

    Office Personnel/Teacher

    Austin Prescott has a Master's of Science in Mechanical Engineering with professional experience focused on experimentation and design. He has tutored students from kindergarten through college in subjects ranging from phonics to STEAM. Austin believes that every person should achieve what they want to accomplish, not merely what they think themselves capable of achieving. That belief forms the foundation of his passion for quality education that empowers children to succeed.
  • Judy Collins, Teacher

    Judy Collins


    Judy tutors Reading and Math at Sylvan of Tulsa.  She is married with a son and two handsome grandsons.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Arts Education from Michigan State University and a Master's Degree in Adult Education and Distance Learning from University of Phoenix.  At home, she enjoys working in the arts such as basket-making and mixed media arts.
  • Jeremy Luczak, Teacher

    Jeremy Luczak


    Jeremy tutors Upper-Level Math. He is a graduate of Oral Roberts University. He is currently a math teacher for Broken Arrow Public Schools.  His favorite topic is Trigonometry. His favorite part of teaching is seeing a student's eyes light up when they finally understand something that they've been struggling with for a while. He has a wide variety of hobbies including photography, video editing, baking, writing songs on piano and guitar, and drawing. 
  • Marjorie Engquist, Teacher

    Marjorie Engquist


    Margorie graduated from Pittsburg State with her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She later went on to earn her Master of Science in Curriculum from Kansas State and her Master of Arts in School Administration from Benedictine   College. She taught for 34 years in Kansas City, KS at both the elementary and middle school levels. After two years of retirement, Ms. Marjorie realized she missed students and started tutoring at Sylvan Learning in Northern California before teaching at Sylvan of Tulsa. 
  • Lidya Solomon, Teacher

    Lidya Solomon


    Lidya is a class of 2022 ORU graduate. While at ORU, she studied Mathematics and minored in Psychology and Education. As a certified secondary Math teacher, Lidya is passionate about helping the next generation reach their goals by excelling academically and cultivating a growth mindset. In her free time, Lidya enjoys reading books, writing poetry, or engaging in physical activities such as yoga or tennis.