Meet our Pittsburgh Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Rae Ann Cooper, Director of Education

    Rae Ann Cooper

    Director of Education

    Rae Ann Cooper oversees the educational integrity of our programs, managing and training our team of tutors in Upper St Clair. A former Director of Education at Sylvan in Jacksonville, FL, Rae Ann brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. She has been a part of the Sylvan family since 2009, starting as a Sylvan Teacher and working her way up the ranks. Rae Ann graduated from Gannon University in 2006 and WVU in 2009 with a BA in English and an MA in Education, respectively. When Rae Ann isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her hosting sleepovers for her niece and nephews, attending any and all Pittsburgh sporting events (Go Steelers!), or cooking with her wonderful husband of 2 years.