OUR TUTORING TEAM
Professional Individuals Interested In Helping Students Achieve The Highest Quality of Education
Introducing Jordan Allan, the visionary founder of Tutoring Beyond, a tutoring service dedicated to providing a support system for struggling students and guiding them towards academic success. Inspired by the need for educational guidance, Tutoring Beyond aims to create a trustworthy, safe, and respectful environment for all students to flourish.
Throughout Jordan's own academic journey, he experienced the tremendous impact of working with tutors who helped them excel in areas where they struggled to keep pace with the classroom. The creation of Tutoring Beyond is a testament to the invaluable support provided by past tutors, teachers, and mentors who went above and beyond to assist them during challenging times.
Jordan's academic achievements include obtaining a High School Diploma from Hanford High School in Richland, WA. He further pursued his passion for knowledge by earning a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Economics from Eastern Washington University in Cheney/Spokane, WA.
With a deep-rooted belief in passing down successful tools, knowledge, and habits, Jordan and his team are committed to inspiring future generations by advancing their education. Tutoring Beyond is driven by the mission to empower students, ensuring students receive the guidance and resources needed to thrive academically.
By providing exceptional tutoring services, Tutoring Beyond is dedicated to making a positive impact on the educational journeys of students. Jordan's vision and commitment to excellence serve as the foundation for creating an environment where students can unlock their full potential and embark on a path of lifelong learning.
Join Jordan and the Tutoring Beyond team as they strive to inspire and support the upcoming generations, equipping them with the tools they need to succeed in their educational pursuits. Together, let's transcend academic barriers and pave the way for a brighter future through the power of education.
Meet Allison Cluckie, a passionate and dedicated tutor currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in social work at Arizona State University. With a profound commitment to empowering children through education, Allison's journey as an educator has been driven by her genuine desire to make a positive impact in people's lives.
Specializing in English tutoring for students from kindergarten to 12th grade, Allison possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the subject. Her vast experience allows her to tailor her teaching methods to suit the unique needs of each student, ensuring a personalized and enriching learning experience.
What sets Allison apart is her remarkable ability to connect with her students on a deeper level. Taking the time to understand their individual personalities, interests, and aspirations, she incorporates these elements into her lessons to create an engaging and supportive environment where students can thrive.
With a belief in the power of adaptability and creativity, Allison crafts her tutoring sessions to cater to various learning styles. Whether it's incorporating interactive activities, using multimedia resources, or employing hands-on approaches, she ensures that learning is not only effective but also enjoyable.
Before joining Tutoring Beyond, Allison served as the Training Lead at a Chick-fil-A, where she gained valuable insights into creating training materials and employing effective tutoring techniques. This experience has honed her skills in fostering a strong teacher-student connection and cultivating a positive and productive learning atmosphere.
Tutoring Beyond warmly welcomes Allison as a patient and compassionate tutor, dedicated to empowering students and helping them achieve their academic goals. With her passion for education and commitment to making a difference, Allison is eager to embark on a rewarding learning journey with each student, guiding them towards success and unlocking their full potential.
Meet Barrett Kunkel, a dedicated professional with a passion for education and empowering students. In 2019, he graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. Over the past decade, Barrett has been actively involved in working with children across various domains, including recreation, athletics, and academic instruction.
Having personally enjoyed the challenges of academics during his high school and college years, Barrett aspires to instill the same enjoyment and passion for learning in his students. He firmly believes in fostering a positive, fun, and holistic approach to education. By creating a supportive learning environment, he aims to empower students to embrace their schoolwork and discover their own enthusiasm for learning.
With his extensive experience and genuine dedication to student success, Barrett is committed to guiding students on their educational journey. By leveraging engaging teaching methods, cultivating a positive mindset, and emphasizing the holistic development of students, he aims to foster a lifelong love for learning.
If you're seeking a caring and enthusiastic educator who can inspire and motivate your child, Barrett is ready to make a positive impact. Together, let's unlock your child's full potential and create an enjoyable and rewarding educational experience. Feel free to reach out and embark on this exciting learning adventure!
Meet Sarinah Silvas! An exceptional educator joining our Tutoring Beyond community. With a rich background in education and a commitment to nurturing student potential, Sarinah brings a unique blend of experience, passion, and dedication.
Sarinah's educational journey has been a testament to adaptability and achievement. Having attended 8 different schools during her K-12 years and taught in 6 diverse institutions, she understands the nuances of learning environments. Despite challenges, she consistently earned academic awards and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado in Denver.
At the core of Sarinah's teaching philosophy is resilience. Her personal experiences have taught her the value of overcoming obstacles and persevering through challenges. She believes in equipping her students with the same resilient mindset, empowering them to conquer difficulties and thrive.
With a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education K-6 and specialized endorsement in Middle School Mathematics 6-8, Sarinah possesses a deep understanding of mathematical concepts. Her expertise extends to fostering an appreciation for mathematics, especially in fields that historically lack gender balance.
Sarinah cherishes those "aha" moments in education when students grasp complex concepts. These instances of understanding validate her commitment to teaching and reaffirm the transformative potential of education.
Sarinah firmly believes in the potential of every student, regardless of background. Her empathetic and skilled approach creates a supportive learning environment where students can flourish and believe in their capabilities.
Sarinah Silvas is ready to make a positive impact within the Tutoring Beyond community. Her dedication, expertise, and passion for education will undoubtedly contribute to the growth and success of our students. Join us in welcoming Sarinah and embarking on an educational journey focused on empowerment and excellence.
Introducing Catherine Torrie, a recent graduate with a profound belief that every child possesses something valuable to offer the world. Catherine holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Arizona State University, accompanied by a certificate in Food Industry Management and Marketing. Her journey in education and tutoring spans over 5 years, during which she has been dedicated to nurturing the potential of students from Kindergarten through 12th grade across the Valley.
Catherine's passion for education and her dedication to her students are evident in her background as a soil researcher for the United States Department of Agriculture. Her experiences in this role have taught her that the most rewarding endeavors often involve a bit of messiness. Catherine thrives on seizing opportunities to allow students to take the lead in their learning journeys, and she fearlessly explores hands-on approaches to tackle complex challenges.
In her role as a tutor, Catherine's primary mission is to uncover what success means to each child and guide them in realizing how a quality education can open doors to boundless achievements. She prides herself on being a lifelong learner alongside her students and possessing the patience to celebrate every triumph, no matter how big or small. Catherine firmly believes that tutoring should enrich and complement a child's childhood, never detracting from it.
Beyond her dedication to education, Catherine enjoys the great outdoors, gardening, baking, and crafting. Her love for animals extends to her cherished pet dogs and fish. She has a unique talent for seamlessly integrating her hobbies into the learning process, striking a harmonious balance between work and play.
Catherine eagerly anticipates partnering with families to ensure their child's success, recognizing the unique potential that each student brings to the table. Together, let's embark on a transformative educational journey that nurtures not only academic growth but also the holistic development of your child.
Meet David Hacker, an outstanding educator who brings a remarkable blend of passion and expertise to the Tutoring Beyond community.
David earned his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Arizona State University, marking his commitment to scientific exploration. His journey into education continued as he transitioned into the role of a high school educator, specializing in chemistry and physics for over 3 enriching years.
David's zeal for teaching ignited during his own high school and college days when he passionately helped friends and family grasp intricate concepts. He values those "aha" moments when a student's face lights up with newfound understanding – a driving force in his teaching philosophy.
Currently teaching at Notre Dame Prep High School in Scottsdale, AZ, David's impact has reached a new horizon. He is dedicated to nurturing curiosity and a genuine affinity for math and science in each student. Using innovative teaching techniques, he cultivates a supportive learning environment, adapting his approach to match the unique needs of every student. David's goal is not only to impart knowledge but also to foster a deep appreciation for the marvels of math and science.
As an educator, David is excited to embark on educational journeys with his students, guiding them towards their full potential. His compassionate nature and extensive subject knowledge make him an ideal mentor for those seeking to inspire growth and ignite a lifelong love for learning.
If you're on the lookout for a tutor who is passionate, dedicated, and committed to your child's success, search no more. David Hacker is ready to join hands with you and your child on a thrilling voyage of discovery, growth, and learning. Don't hesitate to connect with us and welcome David into your child's educational journey with Tutoring Beyond!
Meet Pamela Murray, a dedicated member of our Tutoring Beyond team, driven by an unyielding passion for fostering children's success. Pamela's unique approach to education, while distinct from traditional teaching or tutoring degrees, brings a wealth of commitment and experience that make her a valuable asset to our community.
From her early years, Pamela discovered her knack for tutoring peers, a passion that flourished into an unshakable dedication throughout her high school journey. Her voluntary efforts in assisting a fellow classmate's test preparation became the cornerstone of her lifelong dedication to education.
As a devoted mother, Pamela instilled a love for language in her own children, evident in their impressive spelling and reading abilities. Her experience as a summer daycare teacher reinforced her belief in seamlessly blending learning with play, creating an environment where growth thrives organically.
Pamela's path solidified when she served as an educational aide in the local school system. This role revealed her true calling: providing unwavering support to students facing challenges in areas like test preparation, spelling, and reading. Central to her approach is the unshakable belief in each student's potential to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
Pamela's methods are thoughtfully tailored to each student's unique style and proficiency, fostering a sense of self-belief through a range of strategies. Witnessing the transformation of a struggling reader into a confident learner, empowered by innovative tools like large flashcards, further ignited Pamela's commitment to her mission.
Looking ahead, Pamela is enthusiastic about partnering with parents and students alike. Together, they will embark on a shared journey of academic achievement and personal growth. Pamela's dedication, along with her dynamic approach to tutoring, promises a supportive and empowering educational experience for every student she guides.
Meet Lori Clarke, a remarkable educator who is joining our Tutoring Beyond team. With over 13 years of experience as a dedicated special education teacher, Lori brings a wealth of knowledge, a compassionate approach, and an unwavering commitment to helping students thrive.
Lori's journey in education spans a wide range of classrooms, from Kindergarten to High School, demonstrating her versatility and ability to connect with students of all ages. Her educational background is a testament to her dedication. She earned her teaching certificate in both Special Education and General Education from Arizona University, followed by a Master's Degree in Academic Leadership from Grand Canyon University.
Lori's desire to make a meaningful impact led her to pursue further education in the form of a Master's Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from ASU. This dedication translated into 3 years of invaluable work as a Student Analyst, providing crucial support to children diagnosed with Autism in their homes.
Currently, Lori is enriching the lives of elementary students on the autism spectrum as a Self-Contained teacher. Her commitment to continuous learning and growth is evident as she embarks on a journey to earn a second degree in Speech and Hearing Science, aspiring to become a Speech and Language Pathologist.
Beyond her professional life, Lori finds joy in her engagement to a wonderful partner and in the company of four children who have become an integral part of her life. Her compassion extends to animals, as seen in her loving care for her two dogs. Outside of her teaching role, Lori enjoys a variety of hobbies, including Cross stitching, watching movies, going on road trips, immersing herself in books, engaging in video games, and cherishing quality moments with her family.
Lori's passion for education is rooted in the inspiring teachers who shaped her own life. She is dedicated to paying forward the impact she received by making a positive difference in the lives of young learners. If you're searching for a tutor who embodies passion, empathy, focus, and determination, Lori Clarke is the perfect fit. We are excited to welcome her to the Tutoring Beyond family and look forward to witnessing the transformative journey she will embark upon with your child.
Introducing Karol Gomez, an exceptional educator who has joined our Tutoring Beyond team. With a profound commitment to enriching students' lives, Karol brings a wealth of experience and an unwavering dedication to fostering academic growth.
Karol's educational journey began at the age of 18, while she was pursuing her English Education major. Since then, she has been on a mission to empower students through tutoring. Her early experiences involved supporting children with homework and kindling their passion for learning English as a second language. This initial spark ignited a lifelong dedication to tutoring as a vital educational tool.
After successfully completing her English Education major, Karol embarked on a career as a teacher in private schools, where she gained valuable insights into the challenges students face within conventional classroom settings. She recognized the limitations of traditional education in catering to individual student needs and ensuring comprehensive learning experiences. This realization reinforced her belief in the significance of tutoring as a transformative force in the learning process.
With over 5 years of classroom teaching experience, Karol possesses a deep understanding of the struggles students encounter and the questions they may hesitate to ask. As a tutor, she opens the door to proactive support, addressing these challenges head-on and guiding students towards conquering obstacles, ultimately fostering a conducive environment for successful learning.
Karol's mission is to create a nurturing and encouraging learning atmosphere, where students feel confident to seek assistance and explore their full potential. Her personalized guidance and focused support aim not only to enhance academic performance but also to instill a genuine enthusiasm for learning.
Join Karol on an exciting educational journey towards excellence, where together, you can unlock your academic potential and embark on a fulfilling path of knowledge acquisition.