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 since we opened in 2007.
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.
Emily T. is pursuing a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences and Engineering
from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her
undergraduate degree is in Environmental Health from Colorado State University. Her teaching experiences include a college level microbiology laboratory class and
developing a program for elementary students to learn about pollution and
watersheds. Her passion for science and the environment has driven her to share
her knowledge and help students make the world a better place.
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.
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.