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This district list of tutors is compiled as a courtesy service to parents and students.  It is not to be taken as a recommendation.  Tutors listed are not employed as tutors by Rochester Community Schools and are not subject to background checks.  If you intend to use this list to locate a tutor, it is your responsibility to interview candidates and make a selection based on information you feel is relevant to your particular needs.

Rochester Community Schools Tutor List

September 2023 - August 2024



Agazzi, Iolanda        586-909-9379 (cell / 586-992-0671 (home)

Grade:   All Grades - Adults and Children
Subject:  Italian & ESL (English as a second Language)
Availability:  All Year - Weekdays and Saturdays

Professional Tutor/Instructor for all grades:  Italian I & II, ESL (English as a Second Language) and Reading/Writing.  One-hour classes (Mon through Sat) in person or on Zoom.  References Available.  Presently working as an Italian Language Teacher in the Enrichment Classes at Macomb Community College and Macomb Township Recreation Center.  

Azizian, Carol     248-892-2219      

Grade: Middle School & High School
Subject: English, History (Social Studies); Assist students in writing college entrance essays 
Availability:  All Year 

Master's degree in Education.  Bachelor's in History/Humanities, both from the University of Michigan.  Teach 7th and 8th grade English and Literature at St. Joseph School in Lake Orion since 2013.  Taught British Literature and Writing courses at Southfield Christian School.  Tutored ESL student.  Formerly a journalist for many years.  Provide grammar, writing, and literature comprehension support.  Also available to assist with Social Studies lessons & assist students in writing college entrance essays.  

Baumgartner, Claire     612-405-2048 (cell) 

Grade: 6 - 12
Subject: AP World History, AP US History, AP Psychology, General Social Studies and History.  
Availability: All Year

I have a passion for social studies, and I am committed to each student's success.  I am a licensed teacher with nine years of experience teaching social studies.  This includes several Advanced Placement classes.  I have completed my National Board Certification.  AP Summer Institute, and graduate-level coursework in instructional design.  

Boutin, Denise    248-275-6346 (cell) 

Grade: 4-12
Subject: All Mathematics through Pre-Calculus
Availability: All Year

Thrity-Five years teaching and tutoring; B.S. Mathematics, M.S. Applied Statistics, MI grades 7-12 Professional Teaching Certification, references available.  

Caldwell, Mary Jo    248-496-9038 (cell)

Grade: K–8
Subject: Reading, Math, Writing, Spelling
Availability: All Year

Former Special Education Para-Educator (15 yrs.). Worked with students with Learning Disabilities and special needs;  trained in Orton Gillingham Phonics approach to reading and writing skills; SenseAble Reading/Spelling; Everyday Math.  Eighteen (18) years tutoring experience.


Cartwright-Calloway, Yvonne    248-736-3793 (cell)

Grade: K–9
Subject: Math
Availability: All Year

Master of Arts in Teaching with 30+ certified years teaching experience in Math.  Former Mathnasium Instructor, Downtown Rochester. 


Clippard, Aaron      586-322-0790

Grade: 9 - 12
Subject:  Standardized Test Specialist (ACT/SAT/GRE/GED) / Math concepts such as Algebra I & II, Geometry 
Availability: All Year

I have been a professional tutor for over 8 years, assisting many students develop stronger skills for their classes or to achieve stronger scores on the standardized test of their choice.  I have created an adaptive program that adapts to the needs of my students and their current levels, including new elements that will help with the upcoming changes to the SAT starting next year.  I have confidence in being able to generate at least a 4 ACT composite and 100 SAT score growth in any student.  This confidence comes from being initially trained by major tutoring companies and then getting active hands-on experience to refine my work.  I also possess a Master's in Counseling which helps deliver the information in a way that will be received while also having knowledge about career/school counseling as well.  Please feel free to call, text, or email me at any time.  I am always happy to discuss my programs and make sure you have a perfect fit for you needs.  

Cowells, Jessica      586-838-8576     

Grade: 8 - 12
Subject:  Algebra !, Algebra II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, SAT Prep 
Availability: All Year

I have been teaching in the high school mathematics classroom for 17 years for Utica Community Schools.  I am currently teaching Accelerated Algebra II and Accelerated Pre-Calc for our district's STEM Program.  I have also taught Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Intro to Calc, AP statistics, and SAT Prep.  I have been tutoring for many years as well.  I will help your student grow stronger with their skills and gain more confidence.  I can do individual or group tutoring.  I am available for in-person or remote.  

DiBartolomeo, Mario       248-219-8591 (cell) 

Grade:  8-12
Subject:  Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus
Availability:  All Year

Full-time math tutor with 18 years experience tutoring Rochester Community School students, focusing on the regular level math courses (not Honors/Advanced).  B.S.Ed. in math education from the University of Michigan.  I also and create and maintain the helpful and frequently watched math YouTube channel "Mario's Math Tutoring" now with over 300k subscribers.  Available to meet at your home if you live locally and/or I can meet online over Zoom.  Feel free to call, text or email me anytime.  Visit my website at

Frerichs, Julie        248-560-6663
Zara Tutoring 

Grade:  6 – 12 
Subject:  Spanish (levels 1 through AP) & French (levels 1 through 3)
Availability:  All Year

Julie has taught Spanish & French for 26 years in Rochester Community Schools and she currently teaches Spanish at Stoney Creek High School, so she's very familiar with the district's curriculum.  Julid has an engaging teaching style, incorporating various games into her instruction.  Students leave Julie's sessions feeling empowered and with a renewed passion to learn the language.  Call or text the phone number above or email to schedule a session with Julie!

Giedzinska, Anna   248-613-9411 (cell)

Grade: K-12 +college level
Subject:  Mathematics, Physics, & Economics
Availability:  All Year

Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, I've been tutoring for over 10 years, tutoring elementary, middle school, high school, and college level courses.  I have 47 positive Google reviews.  Please visit my website:  My website will show many positive reviews.  

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Grace, Edward     248-613-2568 (cell)

Grade:  8-12
Subject: Algebra 
Availability:  All Year

Retired Information Technology professional. BA/MA Mathematics, Oakland University. Adjunct Mathematics instructor at Oakland Community College, I have tutored several high school and adult students. I emphasize understanding math concepts rather than memorization of formulas and facts.

Hovatter, Blue    970-581-1255 (cell)

Grade: 6 - 12 and College
Subject:  AP Calculus AB, Precalculus, College Algebra, Trigonometry, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, High School & Middle School Math
Availability: All Year

My name is Blue, and I have been a professional private math tutor for 25+ years.  I understand that each student is different, and do not have a one size fits all approach to how I handle tutoring.  Whether you are someone who loves math and wants a deeper understanding, or someone who does not like math at all and just needs help getting through math, I can help you find the success you need.  To find out more about me, to book an appointment, and read more reviews from my previous parents and students, please visit my website:

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Hubar, Jacqueline       248-342-6388

Grade:  9-12
Subject:  Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, English 9-12, World History, and US History
Availability:   All Year

I graduated from Michigan State University and have worked for Rochester Community Schools for 20+ years.  I am responsible the Tier 2 Support in the Academic Center which includes working with every individual student to make sure they can develop their own abilities and feel confident as they succeed.   I have tutored in the community for the last 15+ years.  

Humphreys-Smith, Tara        248-459-3261 (cell)    --OR--

Grade: Pre K-3
Subject: Reading, Language, Math
Availability: All Year

Elementary teacher for 12 years with 12 years of tutoring experience in Language Arts, Reading, and Mathematics in Pre-K – 5. Graduated with a Masters from Oakland University in Reading and Language Arts, and an endorsement as a Reading Specialist. My Bachelor’s Degree is also from Oakland University in Elementary Education with a major in Language Arts and minor in Mathematics.

Kalich, Sarah       765-239-9227 (cell)

Grade:  K - 8 
Subject:  MS Math/Science, K-5 All 
Availability:  All Year

Bachelor's & Master's in teaching, Certifications in Math and Science.  l have spent years in the classroom and have seen the benefits that a 1 on 1 approach can have.  I can help build study skills, academic confidence, and remedial learning into your students day to day education.  I can come to your house or I am able to tutor online via Zoom or Google Meet.    

Kharod, Preeti         248-656-3137 (home)

Grade:  7 - 12 
Subject:  Pre-Algebra, Algebra I and II, Geometry, Precalculus, Ap calculus, PSAT, SAT, ACT, IB Math
Availability:  All Year

I'm a retired High School and Community College Math Teacher with 43+ years of teaching experience.  I have been tutoring in Rochester, Troy, Bloomfield, and Lake Orion School district students for almost 30 years.  I'm familiar with the State of Michigan Math curriculum.  I offer one-on-one INDIVIDULIZED instructions based on studen't requirement.  IB students welcome.  

Lelli, Michelle       248-756-1750 (cell)

Grade:  4 - 12
Subject:   K-8 Math, Algebra, HS Geometry 
Availability:   All Year

BA/MA in Education, with certification in math.  Taught and tutored math for 21+ years.  I have taught pre-algebra, high school algebra, and geometry for the last 21 years and have tutored students from 2nd grade on.  I love math and helping students to understand the process to be successful.  

Lin, Holly       248-656-8333 (office)

Huntington Learning Center

Grade: K – 12
Subject:  K-12 Study Skills, Phonics, Reading, Writing, Math, ACT, SAT, HSPT, SSAT, and ISEE
Availability:  All Year

Huntington Learning Center has been serving the Rochester community for the past 17+ years and has helped thousands of students achieve their goals.  As a part of the national provider, our 45 years of experience and statistics provide students and parents with a wide range of services.  We hire the best teachers in town who specialize in various areas of expertise.  Our personalized attention and proven results lead to improved grades and increased confidence and motivation.  Students get support from our team of teachers and see solid improvement.  Huntington Learning Center is accredited by the Middle States Association.  

Meadowbook Center for Learning       248-656-3806

Grade: K - 12 
Subject:  All subjects 
Availability:  All Year

 Degree in Civil Engineering, I've been tutoring for over 10 years, tutoring elementary, middle school, high school, and college level courses.  I have 47 positive Google reviews.  Please visit my website:  My website will show many positive reviews.  

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Mollan, Cal       248-560-6663
Zara Tutoring 

Grade:  6 – 12 +college
Subject:  General & AP:  Calculus, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science.  ACT Science prep
Availability:  All Year

Cal is a PhD student in System Engineering at Oakland University.  Cal has a very rare combination of skills:  a deep understanding of Math & Science theory coupled with the ability to convey the concepts to students in a way that is clear and grounded.  Cal has earned the reputation of being an extremely kind and patient instructor.  Call or text the phone number above or email to schedule a session with Cal!

Morgan, Caroline           248-496-1007 (cell)

Grade:  6 -12 and 1st Year College
Subject:  All Math up to and including AP Calculus
Availability:  All Year

Professional tutor for 15+ years.  I have taught all levels of math at Notre Dame Prep HS for 11 years.  I hold a BS in Chemical Engineering, and MBA, and a MAT.  Since Covid, I have tutored over Zoom, and it has worked very well.  I can give references to anyone who requests them.  

Mukherjee, Dipannita     248-790-0033 (cell)

Grade: K – 12
Subject:  Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Science, Physics, Chemistry & Biology
Availability: All Year

I am a highly qualified and extremely patient instructor with a Bachelor's in Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma. My goal is to help your student focus on understanding the concept and develop a strong foundation, in addition to completing the coursework. I am currently employed by Rochester Community Schools.  Also familiar with the academic curriculum of Troy and Utica Public Schools.  14+ years of experience assisting students in all subjects (specializing in Math and Science) as well as experience with assisting students with learning disabilities, cognitive impairment and other special needs. Previously, I helped coach the Math Olympiad at the Elementary School level and was a teacher sponsor of a FIRST Robotics Team. I currently mentor the Rochester Adams High School FIRST Robotics Team – The Adambots. I am willing to come to your house to tutor. I am also able to tutor online using Zoom or FaceTime.

Panton, Ashley       248-560-6663
Zara Tutoring 

Grade:  2 – 12 +college
Subject:  SAT & ACT prep (1-on-1 & small group), Math (through Pre-Calculus), English, Essay support
Availability:  All Year

Ashley is certified in Math & English.  Having graduated form Rochester Adams High School, Ashley is very familiar with the district's rigorous curriculum.  She has a passion for engaging students in the content by identifying their learning style in order to help them flourish!  Ashley has had some great experiences that helped mold her into a very personable teacher.  For example, she spent a summer in Liverpool, England (home of the Beatles) teaching Algebra to a group of 11th graders.  Call or text the phone number above or email to schedule a session with Ashley!

Petrouneas, Vicky       248-225-3105 (cell)

Grade:  1 - 8 
Subject:  Reading, Phonics, Math, Executive Functioning Skills
Availability:  All Year

Certified Special Education Teacher;  Bachelors in Learning Disabilities, Masters in the Art of Teaching, Orton Gillingham certified.  25+ years teaching and tutoring students with learning/behavioral challenges, Dyslexia and ADHD.  Creative strategies to close academic achievement gaps.  

Prosser, Stephanie      248-285-1054 (cell)

Grade:  8-12
Subject:  Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus AB/BC
Availability:  All Year

I have a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.  I am retired from a 34 year career in manufacturing IT systems.  I have been tutoring for 4 years.  My focus is high school math however I also tutor Calculus I & II at the University level. 

Rice, Eileen        248-765-2146 (cell)

Grade:  Any
Subject:  Math, Science
Availability:  All Year

- Teacher @ High Pt. Academy; 6th grade science and 7th grade math. 

- Tutored all grades over last 8 years, SAT & ACT Prep included

- 30 Years engineering experience, so I teach application of math and science as well.  

Scholten, Brian       248-229-4968 (cell)

Grade:  Middle / High / College / Adult
Subject:   Any (Math, English, Business, ACT, SAT, Physics, History, etc.)  
Availability:  All Year

I am a professional, certified tutor who began tutoring full-time in 2010.  I tutor virtually any subject and any grade, through college and beyond (with a few exceptions, such as anatomy and foreign languages), and my focus is on making school useful in real life.  I now only tutor onling and offer group discounts.  

Stanyer, Brandon        248-560-6663
Zara Tutoring

Grade:  6 – 12 
Subject:  Math (through Pre-Calculus), Biology (General & AP), Anatomy & Physiology, Spanish
Availability:  All Year

Brandon is a Math Teacher at Hart Middle School.  He also did his student teaching at Rochester Adams and was a long-term substitute at Stoney Creek High School, so his very familiar with the district's curriculum and culture.  Brandon has a passion for teaching Math & Science and wants to empower students to do great things in the world by applying these subjects!  He has been tutoring Math & Science for the past 6 years and has experience in most Math & Science classes grades 6-12.  Call or text the phone number above or email to schedule a session with Brandon!

Udell, Yolanda        248-656-3806
Meadowbrook Center for Learning

Grade:  K - 12
Subject:  All subjects 
Availability:  All Year

  • Tutors are current or former teachers and all have background checks.  
  • Some are trained in Orton-Gillingham to help students who have dyslexia.  
  • Our tutors are able to work with all kins of learners on various levels, remedial to AP classes.
  • One-to-one tutoring with teachers who have decades of experience.
  • We have flexible hours and weekends available.
Wilkins, Nicole        586-747-0600 (cell)

Grade:  K – 5
Subject:  Reading and Math
Availability:  Summer ONLY

Master’s Degree in Reading and Language Arts from Oakland University.  Special Education Degree from Central Michigan University.  Extensive training in Orton Gillingham Method of Reading. Special Education Teacher for RCS; 29 years teaching experience.  Trained to administer diagnostic evaluations, interpret results, and develop individualized plans to address students’ needs.  Willing to tutor in your home.  Virtual/On-Line tutoring available (with electronic payment).  Rates variable depending on location of sessions.

Wozniak, Megan       248-560-6663        support@zaratutoring
Zara Tutoring

Grade:  K - 8
Subject:  Elementary & Middle School Math and Science 
Availability:  All Year

Megan started her career as a Math Interventionist Specialist.  She hadd to find new ways to reach students' full potential when it came to understanding the topic.  She knows there isn't just one way to learn and encourages students to be true to themselves.  Megan continued her career by becoming a middle school educator for the last 6 years in California as well and was the Sicence Department Chairperson.  She is ectremely passionate about children's education ad is an amazing guiding force to help fuel children's success.  Call or text the phone number above or email to schedule a session with Megan!

Zara, Tom       248-560-6663        support@zaratutoring
Zara Tutoring

Grade:  6 – 12 +college
Subject:  Spanish (all levels), Math (all levels), SAT & ACT (1-on-1 & small group)
Availability:  All Year

Owner of Zara Tutoring. Highly qualified in Math and Spanish. Taught for 8 years, with the last 6 years being at Adams. I have eighteen years of tutoring experience and I specialize in Math, Spanish, and SAT & ACT support (all sections) through 1-on-1 sessions as well as small group classes. Please visit Zara Tutoring on Google & Facebook to see the 250+ five-star reviews from past & current clients who benefited from my personalized approach!  Call or text the phone number above or email to schedule a session!


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