Most of our tutors have a Master’s Degree or PhD in their field of study, and all have experience as an educator. We are proud of our team of Everest Tutors and the wide ranging experience and expertise they use to help our students achieve new heights.
Wayne holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in Operations Research (applied mathematics) from Case Western Reserve University, and an MBA from the University of Maryland. He spent 20 years traveling the world analyzing, developing, and managing high-technology companies. Now that he has "settled down," he devotes his full time as a tutor for Everest and has been with us for nearly a decade.
Sarah holds a PhD in English Literature from the City University of New York, as well as Master's degrees in both History and English from Temple University. Sarah has been teaching English and History at the college level since 1990, the year she graduated from Cornell with Honors in Comparative Literature. Although Sarah has held administrative positions, her true joy is in the classroom, where she utilizes her wit and her broad range of knowledge to help her students succeed.
Debbi holds a Master's in Interactive Journalism and is in the process of completing her Master's in Education. Her undergraduate degree is in Communication Studies and she double minored in Journalism and Leadership. Not only did she graduate from undergrad early, she also graduated with Honors. Debbi is currently a teacher with Montgomery County schools in an area high school. She has always been passionate about reading and writing and enjoys sharing her expertise with her students.
Hannah has a Bachelor of Arts in physics and mathematics from Hamilton College. She currently holds a position as a Physical Scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), specializing in polarized 3He. Hannah's conducted research in Berlin, Germany on the atomic structure of the germanium oxide. Hannah tutored as a grader for the Hamilton Physics Department and served as a mentor for students as a Resident Advisor. She is passionate about both math and physics and committed to helping students appreciate the beauty of the two fields. Hannah serves as a math, science, and test prep tutor for Everest.
Cameron holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in biotechnology from UMBC. His attention to detail served him well as an editor of the UMBC Review: Journal of Undergraduate Research. As a graduate student, Cameron was a teaching assistant for three UMBC biology courses. He also helped new students build their course schedules and advised them on campus life, job opportunities, and other aspects of the UMBC experience. A National Merit Scholarship semifinalist and a great motivator, Cameron is glad to be continuing to work in academia at Everest. Cameron serves as a grammar, reading, math, science, study skills, and test prep tutor for Everest.
Rachel received her bachelor's degree in chemistry from Wilkes University in 2014. She also minored in secondary education and received her chemistry teaching certificate for grades 7-12. At Wilkes she received the American Chemical Society's achievement award for outstanding performance in general chemistry. Rachel has taught at Tuscarora High School, 2015, and the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS), 2015 - 2017. At CESJDS she taught middle school general science classes as well as high school chemistry. Currently she is seeking her master's in chemistry to further her content knowledge from American University. Rachel has a passion for the chemical and natural sciences and the math that supports them; she can serve as a tutor for biology, middle school physical science, chemistry, middle school math, and high school algebra.
Roz holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in English and Theatre from Boston University’s College of Fine Arts. She earned a Master of Science from Johns Hopkins University with a concentration in teaching students with learning differences using a diagnostic prescriptive approach. In addition, Roz has a Maryland State Advanced Professional Certificate in English and Special Education. She taught classes at Frederick Community College and Montgomery College. Students would enroll in her classes to improve reading, critical thinking and writing skills before registering for college level courses. Roz taught for 17 years in Montgomery County Public Schools. She was a teacher and case manager for students with many types of learning differences including dyslexia, gifted and talented with learning differences, attention challenges, and executive function. Roz prescribed accommodations and aided so that students could access material in on level, honors, or AP classes in the MCPS curriculum. Roz varied interests; she loves kayaking, participating in museum studies (Docent at National Museum of American History), traveling, and sampling the desserts of her daughter, a pastry chef. Roz strives to provide opportunities for student success so that each individual can develop a positive self-image and become increasingly independent.
Alex graduated from Juniata College with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology. At Juniata, he helped develop the curriculum for an introductory lab on bioinformatics for sophomore biology students as part of the GCAT-SEEK network. Since graduating, he has worked as a computational biologist and computer programmer. Alex can confidently explain any level of biology, middle school to first year college students. He has a passion for math and would like to work with students seeking clarification in algebra, geometry and statistics. With his background in programming he is also able to work with students who need help in coding or computers. Alex especially enjoys teaching others and the excitement they get when something finally “clicks.”
Ariel holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Masters degrees in Religion (SMU), Philosophy (Graduate Center), and Spanish (Queens College). Born and raised in Argentina, he earned his B.Ed. from the Normal School in Cordoba and his M.Th. from the Higher Institute for Theological Education (ISEDET) in Buenos Aires.
He taught elementary and secondary school as well as Social Studies and Ethics in Buenos Aires, Spanish Language and Literature at Brookhaven Community College (Dallas) and Queens College (New York), and summer courses in Spanish in the field of Theology at SMU.
He has worked with United Methodist congregations in Argentina and the United States and during the past 25 years he has built his own translation and interpretation business, having translated more than 20 books and countless printed and audiovisual resources. He has also contributed articles for religious and secular publications.
He is a proud parent of two daughters, both lawyers in this area, and a grandfather to two wonderful kids. He loves reading, movies, traveling, and photography.
His special interests are the acquisition of Spanish as a second language, the dynamics of translation and interpretation, and the role of the socio-historical context in the interpretation of literary texts.
Ariel enjoys teaching at Everest as a tutor in Spanish language and literature at all levels as well as Social Studies.
Konstantin earned his MA in Language and Literature from Marymount University. He has taught and tutored writing, composition, and literature close to a decade. He has worked with students from 4th Grade through college. He is a member of Sigma Tau Delta, English Honors Society, and has studied Composition, Literature,
Syntax, Rhetoric, and Literature in depth. He especially enjoys helping students who struggle with their writing skills, as well as those who need to be challenged.
Victor graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Virginia University, where he was the president of his honors fraternity Sigma Iota Rho and a prominent member of the Spanish honors fraternity Sigma Delta Pi. He has a passion for languages and culture and has traveled throughout the world. He speaks four languages and is always finding new ways of applying those skills to his daily life. Victor has tutored for four years and enjoys sharing his knowledge and motivating his students at Everest.