Our Team

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Ashley Ram
Humanities, Spanish & Alternative Education

Specialties:
ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, Gifted & Talented
Algebra, Anthropology, English, Geography, History
Social Studies, Spanish,
ACT/SAT/AP/EOC/STAAR/GED
Organization & Study Skills

Education
Graduate Scholar & Ambassador at Texas Wesleyan University, Master of Education– Reading Specialist, anticipated 2018
Southern Methodist University, B.A. Anthropology 2010
Navarro College, Associate in Teaching– Special Education (8-12) 2008

Experience
– Homeschool teacher of four years
– Over 500 hours of volunteer teaching
– Ten years of tutoring, coaching and helping guide others in completing objectives
– Passionate background in special education and educational psychology
– Bilingual (Spanish) tutoring/teaching abroad experience
– Extremely high success rate (grade increases a grade level or objectives met)

Hobbies
I am an avid reader, and I am currently teaching myself Italian. A cheerleader in college, I continue to tinker with different sports and physical activities, most recently: golf, scuba diving and running.

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Marissa Tyro, Manager
Math & Science

Specialties:
ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia
Chemistry, Physical Science, Biology
Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry
ACT/SAT/AP/EOC/STAAR/GED
Organization & Study Skills

Education
Southern Methodist University, M.S. Chemistry 2012
Northern Arizona University, B.S. Ed. Chemistry 2008
Certified Teacher

Experience
– SMU Chemistry lab professor
– seven years of teaching high school science (public & private)
– seven years of assisting students in achieving success in college level chemistry courses
– strong desire to help others learn
– positive feedback from former students about one-on-one and group help sessions

Hobbies
I appreciate the fine arts, as well as, arts and crafts projects. I am always interested in trying new things

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Alex Thibeaux
Humanities & Special Education

Specialties:
History & Political Science, English, Literature and Creative Writing
ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, ESL, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, Emotional Disturbance, Organization & Study Skills

Education
University of North Texas, Masters of Education in Special Education: Mild and Moderate Disabilities, expected 2017
Southern Methodist University, B.A. History 2013
Generalist (EC-6) Teaching Certification, Texas Education Agency,
Special Education (K-12) Teaching Certification, Texas Education Agency

Experience
– Current Special Education teacher’s assistant at a charter school in Dallas
– Tutored K-3 Elementary students in a DISD school for 4 years
– Interventionist for 1st grade students from 2014-2015

Hobbies
Playing with my puppy (8 month old German Shepherd), reading, watching movies, cooking and baking

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Bryanna Pierce
Math & Pre-K-8th Education

Specialties:
Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 & 2, Pre-calculus
ACT/SAT/AP/EOC/STAAR/GED
Organization & Study Skills

Education
University of North Texas, B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies (Education) 2016

Experience
– Certified Teacher, currently in CFBISD 
– Homeschool teacher
– 7 years teaching experience on weekly basis

Hobbies
I enjoy listening to music and watching new & different types of cinema from around the world. I am also a candle aficionado!

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Ethan Payne
Math, Science, and ACT/SAT

Specialties:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology & Physics (Mechanics & EM)
Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry & Calculus
English, Essay Writing & Intermediate Spanish
AP/IB/PSAT/ACT/SAT
Organization & Study Skills
Computer/Tech Skills

Education
University of Texas at Dallas, B.S. Computer Science & B.S. Chemistry, expected graduation 2019

Experience
-Summer camps for elementary/middle school students in science, engineering, and robotics
-2 years of tutoring variety of ages/subjects
-Special needs/ASD student interaction/enrichment program HS member
-National Merit Finalist
-IB diploma
-Organic synthesis researcher at UTD

Hobbies
I love reading, playing video games, traveling, painting, and watching movies. I also love languages. I can speak Spanish and am making progress with Vietnamese, Japanese, French, and German.

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Lacey Foor
Generalist

Specialties:
Early Childhood-6th generalist, English, Reading Comprehension & History
Algebra 1, Algebra 2 & Biology
SAT/ACT/GED/STAAR/EOC
Organizational & study skills

Education
University of North Texas, B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies EC-6th Generalist/ESL Certification anticipated graduation Fall 2017

Experience
– 3+ years student teaching
– 2 years tutoring
-1 year tutoring students in an after-school program for City of Mesquite

Hobbies
I enjoy reading, painting, drawing, and watching movies in my spare time.

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Will Schleicher
Math & Science

Specialties:
General Chemistry 1 & 2, Organic Chemistry I & 2, and Physics 1 & 2
Algebra 1 & 2, Pre-calculus, and Calculus 1
AP Studio Art: 2D Design & Drawing
AP/STAAR/EOC/GED/ACT/SAT
Organization & Study Skills

Education
University of Texas at Dallas, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with 7th-12th Chemistry Teaching Certification, expected graduation August 2018

Experience
– Designed and taught 2-day 10th grade on-level chemistry lesson (McKinney High School)
– Designed and taught 2 middle school science lessons (Webb Middle & RISD Academy)
– WeTeach Officer, UTD
– Over 120 hours volunteering at educational summer camps
– Got 5 on AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, and AP Physics B exams

Hobbies
I love to read, play tennis, and draw. When it’s cold out I like taking jogs, too. If I have spare time, I enjoy video games, like League of Legends or Pokémon Go.

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Kenneth Revote
Math

Specialties:
Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus
Calculus 1 & 2, Physics 1: Mechanics & 2: Electricity & Magnetism
Advanced Engineering Math, Intro to Engineering, Digital Systems, Digital Circuits
Organization and Study Skills

Education
University of Texas at Dallas, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, expected graduation 2018

Experience
– Current Volunteer Peer Tutor for IEEE student organization
– Taught multiple review sessions for groups of 40
– Strong desire to help peers succeed

Hobbies
I enjoy biking and paddle boarding during the hot summers, but love snowboarding during the winters! I never shy away from trying anything new!