All of our tutors have a Master’s Degree or PhD, and experience as an educator, and our nationally-utilized programs help students achieve top results. 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.
Sharone has been working in education for over 15 years. She has taught pre-school students, college students, and people of all ages in between. She has a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology and is nationally certified as a speech language pathologist. She also holds a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education with areas of concentration in math, science, and communication. She possesses a good understanding of educational disabilities as well as psycho-educational testing and analysis. She is excited to tutor at Everest and looks forward to her ninth year as an Everest tutor.
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.
Mary holds a Master's Degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics Education. She has taught students ranging from middle school through college. She also utilized her mathematical and statistical skills as a business consultant for major corporations such as IBM and Booz Allen Hamilton. Her clients included the Federal Government sector with divisions such as the General Services Administration (GSA), the United States Postal Service (USPS), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Mary's experience and knowledge of applying mathematics to the real world combined with her enthusiasm and dedication to teaching makes her a valuable part of the mathematics tutoring program at Everest.
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 over eight years.
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.
Leon holds a M.S. in Biology from Tennessee State University of Nashville, TN, with research experience in cancer immunology, biochemistry, and toxicology. His undergraduate degree was also in biology from Dillard University of New Orleans, LA. During his graduate studies at Tennessee State University he served as a human anatomy lab instructor for undergraduate students. While at Dillard University, he tutored third and fifth grade students in basic math in preparation for their annual promotion exams. In the Summer of 2010, he studied tropical medicine and infectious disease as an intern for the Tropical Pathology and Infectious Disease Association in Iquitos, Peru. In 2011 he studied tropical medicine and infectious disease in Cusco, Peru. Leon is currently studying in preparation for the MCAT exam and hopes to attend medical school in the near future. He especially enjoys teaching and serves at Everest as a tutor in math and science.
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.
Tiffany has worked for some 30 years as a reporter, editor, writer, and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in Journalism. She currently works part time with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). During her career in journalism, she worked for a variety of news sources, including a wire service, a newspaper, and trade magazines. She produced multiple publications, managed teams of freelance writers, oversaw web site development, and contributed articles. In her experience in education, she taught English at a community college and now works as a composition aide in a high school English Department. In her current position at MCPS, she works with all grade levels, helping students write papers and helping teachers grade them. She also works with students on their college application essays. She most enjoys helping students learn how to transfer their ideas to paper and how to craft their words to produce a well written essay.
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.
Ilana earned her BA in English and Theater Performance at Northeastern University, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Upon graduation, she was accepted to the NYC Teaching Fellows program, where she earned a M.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Lehman College and began her foray into classroom teaching. Seven years as an educator afforded her the opportunity to hone her craft, infusing rigor, relevance and creativity into each lesson. Working at one of the top 50 high schools in NYC challenged Ilana to keep her standards high, teaching students how to build their critical reading and writing skills. She is inspired by the intelligent and unique ideas that students bring into the writing process, and loves watching these ideas gain clarity and power through improvements made with each successive draft. She also likes showing students how to integrate reading strategies into their academic routines. Ilana works as an Event Coordinator for the City of Gaithersburg, where she applies communication and writing skills through marketing initiatives and program management. She enjoys teaching at Everest and serves as an English, ACT, and study skills tutor at the middle and high school levels.
Rosz 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.