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Our tutors and staff in Edmonton consist of passionate educators who love inspiring children to succeed. Warm, caring and great at relating to kids, our tutors in Edmonton know how to engage and motivate each child in a personal way—building confidence and smiles, as well as skills and better scores. We selectively choose tutors who know local curriculum and can link Sylvan lessons to what’s being taught in school.

Get to know our tutors and staff in Edmonton!

Derek Veroni



As Centre Director, Derek leads the amazing teaching team at Sylvan of West Edmonton, as well as overseeing the operations of the centre. Derek is passionate about helping students achieve their maximum potential, encouraging a growth mindset, and having fun. Derek received a B.Sc. in Mathematics and a B.Ed. from the University of Lethbridge in 2020, and has been working with Sylvan Learning since 2022. When Derek isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find them playing variant sudoku and computer games or working on professional development.




Elaine is a passionate teacher who specializes in teaching reading and writing, and loves working on literacy skills with students with learning disabilities. She has been teaching in classrooms and 1-on-1 since 2016, and is currently pursuing a diploma in Disability Studies. In her free time, she enjoys reading fiction books and writing snail mail to friends.




Nilay is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta, building upon his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from India. Nilay also has a minor in Mechanical Engineering. Passionate about teaching, Nilay joined Sylvan in January 2024. With a solid foundation in engineering math and science principles, Nilay seamlessly integrates his academic expertise into his role at Sylvan, where he tutors students in math and science. Outside of academia, Nilay enjoys reading books and playing volleyball.




Alexia has worked with Sylvan since 2023 at the West Edmonton and Leduc locations. She is passionate about working with various age groups in Sciences, Math and English. However, Alexia finds the greatest joy in seeing students grow and succeed in learning new things. When not at Sylvan, she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Athabasca University with a major in biological sciences and a minor in psychology, and outside of academia, you will find her playing with her dogs, reading and spending time with loved ones.





Hope is an experienced classroom teacher, and has also been helping students achieve success at Sylvan since 2022.

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