Meet our Victorville Tutoring Staff

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Great Teachers Inspire

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

  • Fran Dyer, Franchise Owner

    Fran Dyer

    Franchise Owner

    Fran Dyer, owner of Sylvan Learning Center, has loved working in the Centers for the past 25 years. It has been a fabulously rewarding career meeting with parents, classroom teachers, and or course, the students. While Fran's career in Public Education encompasses teaching students at the Junior High level, Sylvan has provided her the opportunity to work with students from Kindergarten through High School. Sylvan has an excellent program and provided success for students at every level. Fran has both a Bachelors of Arts and a Masters Degree.
  • Jim Dyer, Franchise Owner

    Jim Dyer

    Franchise Owner

    Jim Dyer, owner of 9 Sylvan Learning Centers, spent 30 years in California Public Education. He taught high school for 8 years and was a Junior High Principal for 24 years. Jim has also taught Junior College classes in Speech and worked with Chapman University in the teacher credentialing department for the Inland Empire. In 2001 Jim began working extensively with the Sylvan Learning Centers. The best part of Sylvan for Jim is the same as it was working in Public Education....working with students and parents! Jim earned both his Bachelor of Arts and his Masters Degrees from Whittier College, Whittier, California.
  • Carli Ganet, Executive Director - Franchise Owner

    Carli Ganet

    Executive Director - Franchise Owner

    Carli Ganet is the Executive Director and Co-Owner of the 11 Sylvan Learning Centers owned by Jim and Fran Dyer. Carli received her Bachelors of Arts and Teaching Credential at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. Carli began her career with Sylvan as a student in the Rancho Cucamonga Sylvan Learning Center. She has been a Director of Education, Center Director and currently oversees the educational programs of Sylvan students as well as working with Directors and Parents. She loves working with Sylvan families!
  • Tami McCorkle, Center Director

    Tami McCorkle

    Center Director

    Tami received her Bachelors degree in Education with a specialization in Language Arts and English Literature from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She was a reading teacher and taught grades K – 5 for five years. Tami moved to California and worked in finance for eight years, all the while tutoring privately. She is married with two daughters. When Tami is not at the Sylvan Learning Center in Victorville, you will find her reading!
  • Lorelle McCloud, Director of Education

    Lorelle McCloud

    Director of Education

    Lorelle is the Director of Education for the Victorville Sylvan Learning Center and has been with Sylvan for the past 9 years.  Her love for working with kids, and passion for wanting to help them succeed in life, drove her to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies in 2013 from California State University of San Bernardino.  Lorelle started with Sylvan as a teacher assistant and then worked her way up to become a certified Sylvan teacher once she graduated.  After teaching at Sylvan for 5 years she became the Director of Education.  Lorelle was also a substitute teacher at the local school districts.  In her spare time, Lorelle loves to spend time with family and reading.
  • Eloise Gibson, Tutor

    Eloise Gibson

    Tutor

    Eloise is a retired teacher of 36 years from the Hesperia Unified School District.  She has been working at the Victorville Sylvan Learning Center for approximately 4 years and tutors Beginning and Academic Reading.  Eloise is a community activist and volunteer and serves in many capacities at her church.  In her free time she loves to read and travel.
  • Lisa White, Director of Business Development

    Lisa White

    Director of Business Development

    Lisa White has worked for Sylvan Learning for close to 10 years as Director of Business Development. Prior, Lisa spent 19 years in the non profit/social services arena managing programs and services for high risk, disabled, and culturally diverse populations. Lisa earned a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Antioch University and a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Pacific Southern University. Lisa has always been actively involved in her children’s school; serving as an E3 Foundation Board Member, PTA Board Member, and School Site Council Member at the Etiwanda School District. Lisa enjoys representing Sylvan throughout the community and actively engaging in networking events and business development groups. She feels that her career experience and passion for education helps to ensure that all students are afforded educational opportunities that foster growth and development. “ I am passionate about academic excellence and enjoy working in a vibrant student learning environment where students are supported and celebrated.”
  • Taryn Hartman, Director of Media Marketing

    Taryn Hartman

    Director of Media Marketing

    Taryn is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and Human Resources.  As a former Center Director and Regional Director, Taryn comes to this position with a love for Sylvan Learning Centers.  
    Taryn is a mother to 4 handsome boys.  When not working you will find Taryn at the soccer fields or at the grocery store.  
  • Melissa Daugherty, Director Assistant

    Melissa Daugherty

    Director Assistant

    Melissa is a vital part of our Sylvan staff! She has a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and a Multiple Subjects Credential. Melissa also has extensive experience working as a substitute teacher in both the Cucamonga and Upland School Districts. Melissa enjoys working at Sylvan because she gets to see the students' happiness when they understand a concept that has been challenging them.