Our Tutors

Alycia (Founder)

Alycia has over a decade of experience teaching students. After attending New England College, Alycia taught at Wediko Children's Services, then taught at Durfee High School as a Teach for America Corps Member. She loved teaching so she spent a year teaching at Boston Public Schools and working with Educators for Excellence as a policy advocate, resulting in a nomination for Teacher of The Year and two publications. After, she went abroad, continuing to tutors students virtually, in forty seperate countries. Alycia is a consultant and educator at Ascension Educational Services and is available in-person in Hamptons this summer. Her goal is for every student to cultivate a lifelong love of learning under her tutelage.


Oliver graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics where he was a Physics 1 and Physics 2 teaching assistant.  After college, Oliver began teaching physics and engineering at a public high school in Fall River, MA while earning his Masters in Education: Curriculum and Teaching from Boston University.  In his 8 years in the classroom, Oliver was named Rookie Teacher of the Year in his district and has received AP teaching awards from community organizations.  Oliver has worked for CollegeBoard in the development, editing, and reading of the AP Physics exams and has a deep understanding of the Advanced Placement frameworks.  Oliver loves working with students to build strong foundational understandings and learn strategies for approaching complex problems. He has over a decade of test prep experience, and loves fostering creative problem solving in his lessons. He is available in-person in the Providence area. 


Grace is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Sociology and Education from Columbia University Teachers College and has nine years of experience in education. As a certified ELA teacher, Grace has taught Middle School English in public schools and a high-performing NYC charter school. and has an extensive background in after-school programing and literacy education. She was also the recipient of a Fulbright Grant in 2014, which allowed her to teach English in Germany. With experience teaching students with learning disabilities and neurodivergence, she specializes in ELA support, test prep, and college admissions essay writing. She holds a Teaching certificate from Ottawa University, and BA in Anthropology and German from Willamette University in her home state of Oregon. Grace is available to tutor virtually and in-person in the NYC area. She is available on Sundays in Paramus New Jersey for College Admissions help and support, and in Manhattan throughout the week for either academic or college admissions support. 


Chaloe is a Communications and Engagement Specialist at Harvard University, where she has been employed since 2018. She is currently in the process of completing her master’s degree in liberal studies with a focus in Creative Writing at Dartmouth. Her undergraduate degree is in Comparative Literature and Creative Writing. Chaloe volunteers in her spare time at St. Mark working as a tutor teaching citizenship (civics and the N-400) and writing to new immigrants to the United States. She recently helped co-design a course collaboration between St. Mark and Harvard Art Museum. Chaloe is passionate about literature, advocacy, and the arts. In the past she has worked with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, MIT Museum, and the Celebrity Series of Boston. She lives with her dog Bernadette in Cambridge, MA.


Harrison graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a dual degree in Economics and Sport Management. He went on to work in Player Development Departments for several baseball organizations including the Wareham Gatemen, the Boston Red Sox, and the Texas Rangers. Harrison received his Master's degree in economics. He has been working with Ascension Educational Services for three years, and is a seasoned tutor. He has his Master's Degree in Economics, and is a firm believer in helping students develop their critical thinking abilities by fostering learning strategies catered to the individual student. Harrison specializes in upper level ISEE and SSAT prep. 


Jonny is a recent Teach For America alum with four years of classroom experience teaching secondary math. Jonny graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Master’s in Education (Secondary Math) in 2022 and from Northeastern University with a Bachelor's in Communication Studies in 2020. This past year, Jonny worked at Brimmer and May School in Boston where he tutored students in grades 6-12 in a variety of subjects. After having attended public schools all his life, Jonny understands the positive impact that student-centered learning, visual aids, and differentiated instruction have on retention. That is why students that work with Jonny can always count on personalized lessons, challenges, and lots of fun. Outside of tutoring, Jonny loves to be outdoors and travel.


Leigha enjoys working with students, and she has a degree in International Trade and Marketing with a Minor in Economics from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She has six years of experience teaching mathematics and English. She is familiar with the Orton-Gillingham methods of teaching reading to students in kindergarten through second grade. She is open to teaching Elementary phonics and math; middle school History and Math; and, High School History, English, Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II. 


Anna is local to Massachusetts. She is a highly-qualified tutor with experience training IT audit professionals at PwC, instructing private softball lessons for ages 8-16, and tutoring college student-athletes in business courses. Anna is excited to begin helping students prepare for the SAT, having had her own very unique experience back in high school. She will also be available to coach students in writing, mathematics, and executive functioning skills. Anna is proud to have a Bachelor's degree from Mercer University, a Master's in Accounting from Babson College, and wants to use her skills to open 'doors of opportunity' for all learners. In her spare time, Anna works as a certified kayaking tour guide, and also enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, and playing team sports. 


Elizabeth studied Biology and Neuroscience at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and graduated in 2020 with awards including Female Student Athlete of the Year, The Department of Biology Award, and Valedictorian status. She is currently completing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy through the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Elizabeth was a teaching assistant during her Senior year at St. Mary’s and is currently a graduate assistant in her doctoral program. She has also worked with athletes of all ages through coaching swim lessons and a YMCA swim team. In her free time, she stays active by training for triathlons, open water swims, and volunteering with a running group for athletes with disabilities. She specializes in test preparation and mathematics. She would love to help your student!


Stephanie is currently a doctoral student in a Psychology PhD program at Utah State University. She holds a master's degree in education from Boston University and previously spent four years teaching special education in a high school setting. Currently she conducts research and provides clinical services to youth, adolescents, and families targeting a variety of emotional and behavioral problems. She is currently designing new measures and structures for school-based Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and is passionate about supporting students to develop the skills they need in order to be successful in both their educational and personal lives. She is interested in taking 1-2 more students targeting areas of emotional and social wellbeing (social skills, emotional regulation, problem solving).


Estelle is a well rounded, special education teacher with a MA from St. Joseph’s College, where she also earned her BA in English Literature. For the last five years, Estelle has worked at Harmony Heights High School. This small, 12-1-1 class setting is an alternate placement for students with special needs. In addition to teaching grades 10, 11, 12, Estelle also teaches world culture and theater. Her background in these subjects, along with her belief that every student has a right to learn in their preferred style, allows her to present material to students and parents in a unique and engaging way. Estelle has experience in the preparation and grading of New York State Regents exams, SAT, and ACT prep. Her accomplishments also include speaking at Oxford University, UK on the use of storytelling to promote emotional growth and connection, and the publication of several creative works. She is available in-person in Setauket, Stonybrook, Smithtown, Lake Grove,  Oyster Bay, East Norwich, Syoset, Jerico, Locust Valley and Westbury.

All tutors have completed teaching training facilitated by Ascension Learning Services and undergone a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check.