Our Tutors

Madeline Nelson
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Madeline is a University of Central Florida Knight! She's has extensive tutoring experience with students of all ages - even upper level sciences including anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and biology, upper level math including calculus, algebra 1 & 2, trigonometry, and geometry, and even experience with SAT! She's hoping to one day have a career working with students! She firmly believes building a strong academic foundation is paramount to the future success of students and for overall self-confidence. She cites, "By being able to solve problems and learn efficiently, students learn they can do anything they set their minds to!"Her favorite subjects are history, reading, and science! She is adept in working with all learners, but personally, she's a visual-spatial learner! She once told us, she could hear the pythagorean theorem 100 times over, but until she writes it, she probably won't retain it! She's knowledgeable, empathetic, and hard working! She will always put her best foot forward to figure out how to assist our students and meet their needs in any way she can! 

Laurel Rodgers

Laurel is a University of Central Florida graduate student with her Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She's worked in numerous facilities where she provided one-on-one instruction to students overcoming both communication and educational hurdles! She enjoys helping students become confident and successful as they tackle concepts and subjects that were once difficult. She's known for her capability to break a concept down into manageable pieces to facilitate better understanding! She loves tutoring english, reading, social studies, and elementary math! Laurel overcame academic obstacles by learning how to study. Recognizing that every student studies and learns differently, Laurel takes the time to help students discover their tools to be successful. In addition, Laurel realized personally at a young age that asking for help could benefit her in the long run - sometimes an outside resource can posit a concept in a new way and that could make all the difference. She went to math tutoring all through middle school and as a result, was able to do very well in high school math and beyond. Finally, she's adopted and fine tuned her growth mindset. She enjoys fostering this same mindset in her students recognizing the differnce it can make in terms of learning new skills and concepts, over a fixed mindset!

Morgan Kerr
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Morgan graduated Fall 2021 from the University of Central Florida, with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences Pre-Clinical and Cum Laude Honors. She is planning on applying to medical school for matriculation in Fall 2023 to become a physician and get involved in health education & research. Her favorite subject to tutor is science, math, and SAT/ACT. She love to tutor because she has a true passion for helping and serving others. I have been tutoring since 2019, with an expertise in high school and college-level students. Morgan loves that each student is unique and enjoys helping them problem-solve. She feels there is truly nothing more rewarding than to watch your passion come to life and be able to help other learners reach their full potential. A fun fact about her is that I was a competitive dancer for 15 years and have traveled across the nation for dance and modeling competitions! 

Jackie Walgreen
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Jackie is a University of Central Florida student studying elementary education and communication sciences. She is passionate about education and helping students overcome educational hurdles in creative ways! She's a natural with students and wants to make educating the next generation her full-time job! She loves ELA and science and attributes her own success as an educator due to the fact that she was tutored frequently growing up. She understands the difference between a great tutor and a mediocre tutor and settles for nothing less than the best! A fun fact about Jackie is that she's actually the rarest kind of learner! She's a visual learner!

Ella Juengst
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Ella is currently an honors student at Rollins College in Winter Park. She’s tutored for over four years (grades K-12), scored in the 99th percentile of her peers on the SAT, and even got 5’s on her Calculus AB/BC exams! Need I say more?! Her greatest joy has always been bringing joy to others’ lives. She proclaims, “Being a tutor makes her feel valued and needed, and by helping students, she’s able to lift a weight off their back, however big or small”. Whenever Ella is around our students, she’s always smiling! She’s always enjoyed tutoring math and SAT the most because she finds that those are the “lesser enjoyed” subjects, and she enjoys the challenge of finding innovative ways to make the subjects easier and even fun, to both understand and study. She’s expressive and artistic; she loves theater and acting! When she was a student, she always ensured she was communicating with her peers and educators to assist her with organizing her workload, time management, and seeking out additional help when needed. Ella values one-on-one instruction, planning, creating lists, etc. and finds herself instilling these similar habits in her students!

Madeline Petykewich
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Madeline is a graduate student from the University of Central Florida. She's interned at Camden Behavioral Sciences where she conducted ABA therapy, taught didactic and literacy skills to students ages 8-18 at Providing Autism Links, and currently works in the UCF communication disorders clinic. She even volunteered at Berkshire Elementary! Madeline has been tutoring since she was in high school, where she began working with her younger brother as he took high school french, science, and even the SAT! Her favorite subject to tutor is Math however!.. particularly Statistics, Pre-calc, and Algebra. She overcame her educational obstacles as a student by tutoring herself, so values one-on-one instruction with students, knowing the difference it can make! 

Brianna Randolph 
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Brianna Randolph has been tutoring for over 7 years and was a certified teaching assistant. She is committed to and passionate about inspiring young learners to understand the importance of foundational education and the impact that making good grades can have on their success later in life. Making a difference in a student's academic experience, helping them to achieve better grades, and understand complicated subjects for them is what sets inspires Brianna to do what she does! Her favoite subjects to tutor are english and writing because they allow a student to express their creativity, however she thrived in math! As a student, when Brianna encountered struggles, she found that practicing outside of a conventional academic setting was what helped her to overcome her setbacks. Furthermore, she sought out assistance from her peers that felt more comfortable in subjects she didn't and would often times see if they could reframe her perspective or allow her to see a problem differently -- similarly to how Brianna approaches her tutoring sessions. She's always looking for innovative ways to introduce concepts that aren't "clicking" for students in the conventional classroom setting. 

Liana Kuperman

Liana is currently a student at the University of Central Florida! She has a knack for helping others and finds tutoring to be a very rewarding and fulfilling job. She loves seeing her students light up when they come to understand material they're working on and finds it to be rewarding when she knows she's made an impact on them! She is one of Beyond the Classroom's "math wizzes". It is no surprise that she did exceptionally well in grade school, high school, and now in college in all of her math and science courses! In school, when she struggled, she reached out to mentors and teachers to seek additional help. She always found that information, presented differently, often times facilitated her academic growth to overcome struggles! In this light, she was able to learn new ways to understand information that was presented to her. Today, she enjoys being that resource for her own students! A fun fact about Liana is that she's from New Jersey!