Mr. Wiggins tutors all levels of math, including AP Calculus and AP Statistics. He has been a high school math teacher since 2002. Mr. Wiggins has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, a Bachelor of Arts in Religion, and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Florida A & M University.  He holds a Florida Professional Teaching Certification in Mathematics Grades 6-12.  Mr. Wiggins currently teaches math courses at a high school in Tampa.

Mr. Wiggins

Mr. Stearns tutors US History, AP US History, American Government, and AP US Government. He has 25 years of experience teaching both high school and college level social studies. Mr. Stearns has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Tampa, as well as a Master of Arts degree in History from the University of South Florida.  He has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Social Science Grades 6-12. Mr. Stearns recently retired from teaching at a private high school in Tampa.

Mr. Stearns

Mrs. Smith 

Mrs. Smith tutors Chemistry. She has been a high school teacher since 2011. Mrs. Smith has a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of South Florida and has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Chemistry Grade 6-12 and General Science Grades 5-9. Mrs. Smith currently teaches science courses at a high school in Tampa.

Mrs. Simsek

Mrs. Simsek tutors middle school math, Algebra 1, Math for College Readiness, Algebra 2, Liberal Arts Math, and Advanced Topics. She has been a mathematics teacher since 1993. Her degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, a Bachelor of Science is Secondary Mathematics, a Master’s in Instructional Technology, and a Master’s in Educational Leadership, all from the University of South Florida. Mrs. Simsek holds a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grades 5-9, Mathematics Grades 6-12, Elementary Education Grades 1-6, and Educational Leadership. She is currently teaching mathematics at a high school in Tampa.

Mr. Newsome

Ms.  Kendig 

Ms. Kendig tutors middle school science, Biology, Marine Science, and AP Environmental Science. She has been a classroom teacher since 2007. Ms. Kendig has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Masters in Teaching in Secondary Science Education. She has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in General Science Grades 5-9 and Biology Grades 6-12. Ms. Kendig currently teaches science at a private high school in St. Petersburg.

Ms. Donovan tutors middle school math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Math for College Readiness, Advanced Topics, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus.   She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Florida. Ms. Donovan has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grades 6-12.  She has two years of experience as a mathematics professor and three years of experience as a high school mathematics teacher. In addition to tutoring, Ms. Donovan currently works in the financial industry.

Ms. Donovan 

Ms. Papagiannopoulos

Ms. Papagiannopoulos does both college application assistance and study skills lessons.  She has been a College and Career Counselor since 2012. Ms. Papagiannopoulos has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Tampa and a Master of Science in Guidance & School Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Guidance and Counseling Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. She is currently the College and Career Counselor at a high school in Hillsborough County.

Ms. Oben tutors many social science courses, including AP European History, AP World History and AP Psychology. She has been a teacher since 2014. Ms. Oben has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science with a minor in Education and also a Masters of Education in Secondary Social Studies Education from the University of Florida. She has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Social Science Grades 6-12, as well as English Grades 6-12. Ms. Oben is currently teaching at a high school in Tampa.

Ms. Oben  

Mr. Louisdhon

Mr. Louisdhon tutors Chemistry and AP Chemistry. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering both from the University of South Florida. Since 2007, Mr. Louisdhon has taught a variety of science courses at the high school level. He has also been tutoring science since 2003. Mr. Louidshon is currently a science teacher at a high school in Tampa.

Mr. McKenzie tutors all levels of Chemistry and Physics, including Advanced Placement courses. He has been both a science and mathematics tutor since 2000 and was a Hillsborough County science teacher for 3 years. Mr. McKenzie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the University of Tampa and is currently working toward a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida. He also holds a Chemistry Grades 6-12 Florida Teaching Certificate.

Mrs. Minnehan  

Mrs. Minnehan tutors middle school math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and Pre-Calculus. She has a Master of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Mathematics Education from Western Governors University. Mrs. Minnehan has five years’ experience as a mathematics teacher. She holds a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grades 5-9, Technology Education Grades 6-12, and a Secondary Education Grades 7-12 Arizona Teaching Certificate.

Mr. McKenzie  

Mr.  Ferguson

Mr. Gomez 

Mr. Gomez tutors all levels of Spanish, including AP Spanish courses. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education from Notre Dame. Mr. Gomez has been a classroom teacher for over 30 years in both Columbia, South America, and the United States. He has also been an AP Spanish Language exam grader and consultant for many years. He is currently teaching Spanish to grades 6-12 at a private school in St. Petersburg.

Ms. Bowden 

​Ms. Bowden tutors students in reading, writing, and all language arts courses, including AP Language and Composition. She is also one of our PSAT, SAT and ACT prep tutors. Ms. Bowden has over 35 years of experience teaching all levels of English, as well as speech, reading, and college test prep courses. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education and a Master of Arts degree in Exceptional Child Education of the Gifted from the University of South Florida. Ms. Bowden holds a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in English Grades 6-12, and also holds endorsements in gifted education and English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). She has been named Teacher of the Year at both Hillsborough High School and USF, and has also earned a National Board Teacher Certification in Adolescent and Young Adult Language Arts. Some of her other accomplishments include being a College Board reader/scorer for the AP English Language and Composition exam, a mentor for National Board Certification candidates, a facilitator/presenter at numerous local and state level educational workshops for teachers, a writer for AP Language curriculum, and a supervisor/mentor of many interns and beginning teachers. Ms. Bowden is currently teaching at a high school in Tampa.

Subject Area Teachers

Ellen Armstrong is the owner and operator of Armstrong Tutoring. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida. Mrs. Armstrong held a Florida Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grades 6-12, Mathematics Grades 5-9, Elementary Education Grades 1-6, and Gifted Endorsement. She has 7 years experience as a classroom mathematics teacher, 5 years experience as an education consultant, and over 12 years experience as a tutor. As an education consultant she has mentored dozens of classroom teachers, designed and presented numerous inservice workshops for educators, and created curriculum and assessments used in the school system. Mrs. Armstrong’s familiarity with all aspects of education is what allows her to evaluate and recruit the most qualified and effective tutors.

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Ms. Wehrman

Mr. Allegree 

Mr. Pechacek

Mr. Hollis 

Ms. Kendig tutors middle school science, Biology, Marine Science, and AP Environmental Science. She has been a classroom teacher since 2007. Ms. Kendig has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Masters in Teaching in Secondary Science Education. She has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in General Science Grades 5-9 and Biology Grades 6-12. Ms. Kendig currently teaches science at a private high school in St. Petersburg.

Mr. Hollis tutors Comprehensive Science, Regular and Honors Biology, AP Biology, IB Biology, Earth Science, AP Environmental Science, and Physics.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from NOVA Southeastern University.  Mr. Hollis has been a middle and high school classroom teacher for 17 years , teaching in North Carolina before relocating to Florida 8 years ago and holds Florida certification in Middle Grades Science, Biology, and Physics.

Ms.Reimer is one of our Math SAT and ACT prep tutors and also tutors most math courses. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago and has been a tutor since 2003. Ms. Reimer was the valedictorian of her high school graduating class of more than 400 students. She earned a 790 on the math portion of the SAT, the SAT Writing subject area test, and Mathematics Level II subject area test, as well as a perfect score of 800 on the SAT Chemistry subject area test. Ms. Reimer was also a National Merit Scholar, which requires placement in the 99+ percentile on the PSAT, and a National AP Scholar, which requires a score of 4 or 5 on eight Advanced Placement tests. She is currently working toward earning a Ph.D. in Geoscience at the University of South Florida.  

Ms. Reimer

Mr. Reilly

Mr. Newsome tutors middle school math, Algebra 1 and Algebra 2. He has been a mathematics teacher since 2012. Mr. Newsome has a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Accounting, with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Central Florida. He has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grades 5-9. Mr. Newsome is currently teaching at a middle school in Tampa.

Mr. Allegree teaches Physics, AP Physics, and Physical Science.  He has been a science teacher since 2007. Mr. Allegree has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from the University of South Florida, as well as a Masters of Education from St. Leo University.  He has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Physics Grades 6-12, Biology Grades 6-12, Mathematics Grades 6-12, and Educational Leadership.  Mr. Allegree currently teaches science courses at a high school in Tampa.

Ms. Wehrman tutors Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and AP Statistics. She has been a high school math teacher since 2014. Ms. Wehrman has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Tampa and has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grade 6-12. Ms. Wehrman currently teaches math courses at a high school in Tampa.

Mr. Gomez tutors all levels of Spanish, including AP Spanish courses. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education from Notre Dame. Mr. Gomez has been a classroom teacher for over 30 years in both Columbia, South America, and the United States. He has also been an AP Spanish Language exam grader and consultant for many years. He is currently teaching Spanish to grades 6-12 at a private school in St. Petersburg.

Mr. Ferguson tutors Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Math Analysis. He has been a high school math teacher since 2006. Mr. Ferguson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics with a minor in Math from the University of North Florida, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of South Florida, and is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Measurement and Evaluation.  He has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grade 6-12 and currently teaches math courses at a high school in Tampa.

Mr. Williams tutors Physics, AP Physics, and all levels of mathematics. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with a minor in Pure and Applied Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Southampton, U.K. Mr. Williams has over 20 years’ experience teaching students in mathematics and science in England, the Middle East, and the United States. He is currently a math and science teacher at a private school in South Tampa

Ms. Robertson tutors students in reading, writing, and all language arts courses, including both Advanced Placement courses. She is also one of our PSAT, SAT, and ACT prep tutors. Ms. Robertson has over 25 years of experience teaching, as well as experience writing curriculum. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies and Fine Art and a Masters of Arts degree in English Education from the University of South Florida. Ms. Robertson holds a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in the following areas: English 6-12, Humanities K-12, Social Science 6-12, and Drama 6-12, and also holds endorsements in gifted education, reading, and English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). She has also earned a National Board Teacher Certification in Adolescent and Young Adult Language Arts. Ms. Robertson is currently teaching at a high school in Tampa as well as Hillsborough Community College.

Mr. Reilly tutors middle school math, Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2. He has a Mathematics Grades 6-12 Florida Teaching Certificate and has been a classroom teacher since 2007. Mr. Reilly has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania and a Masters of Arts degree in Teaching from the University of Tampa.

Ms. Ragsdale 

Ms. Ragsdale has been a high school teacher since 2006 and a tutor since 2008. She has taught AP Human Geography, US History, Economics, Psychology, Advanced Reading, SAT Prep, Critical Thinking, and Intensive Reading. Ms. Ragsdale attended UF where she earned her Bachelor of Science in History and also a Masters degree of Education in Social Studies Education. She holds a Social Science Grades 6-12 Florida Teaching Certificate.

Mr. Bryson tutors World History and AP World History. He has been a classroom teacher since 2006, with experience teaching both locally and overseas. Mr. Bryson has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Florida, as well as a Juris Doctorate degree from Florida Coastal School of Law.  He has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Social Science Grades 6-12. Mr. Bryson currently teaches social studies courses at a high school in Tampa.

Mr. Bryson 

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Mr. Pechacek tutors middle school math courses.  He has been a middle school teacher since 2011.  Mr. Pechacek has a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in Social Studies from the University of Tampa.  He has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics Grades 5-9, Social Science Grades 6-12, and Exceptional Student Education Grades K-12.  Mr. Pechacek is currently teaching at a middle school in Tampa.

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Mrs. Spotts does both college application assistance and study skills lessons.  She has been working in education since 2001 and has been a College and Career Counselor since 2009. Mrs. Spotts has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Stetson University and a Master of Science in School Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She has a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in Guidance and Counseling Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Mrs. Spotts is currently the College and Career Counselor at a high school in Tampa and also teaches the college success/study skills class at Hillsborough Community College.

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