Meet our Vandalia Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Jacque Mann, Center Director

    Jacque Mann

    Center Director

    As Center Director, Jacque leads operations for Sylvan of Vandalia. Jacque’s role is to work with families to discover academic challenges and create an effective plan to overcome the obstacles they face. Jacque is no stranger to academic adversity and understands the many frustrations students and parents experience. She has been a passionate educator since 2006, when she graduated from The Ohio State University. She came to Sylvan in 2008 and loves personalizing each student’s program in order to help them achieve their own “Ah Ha!” moment. When Jacque isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her walking the various paths at our local Five Rivers Metro Parks with her family or serving at her church.
  • Lindsey Ropp, Director of Education

    Lindsey Ropp

    Director of Education

    Lindsey oversees the educational integrity and cohesion of our programs at Sylvan by managing and training our team of tutors in Vandalia.  Lindsey has been serving as a contact point for current families since 2012.  Lindsey graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Saint Joseph’s College and completed her Master of Education Degree in School Leadership at the University of Dayton. As a former math and science teacher and school administrator, Lindsey brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Sylvan. When Lindsey isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her family and friends, playing board games, or playing in the sunshine with her dogs.
  • Debbie Kroeker, Academic Advisor

    Debbie Kroeker

    Academic Advisor

    Debbie has been a long-time Sylvan employee in Vandalia, Ohio.   While Debbie has an assortment of talents, you will most likely find her helping inform families of the many Sylvan programs we offer in Vandalia and Piqua.  She loves the personal interaction she has with the families we serve.  When Debbie isn't at Sylvan, she is involved in the community, church, and school activities.