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Our tutors and staff in North Vancouver consist of passionate educators who love inspiring children to succeed. Warm, caring and great at relating to kids, our tutors in North Vancouver 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 North Vancouver!

Jasper Wu

Director of Education

Jasper graduated from the University of British Columbia with a combined degree in Mathematics and Statistics. He has plenty of teaching experience as a Math tutor, and as a military instructor in the Singapore Armed Forces. Jasper’s interest in teaching began when he worked as a soccer coach for youth players at West Vancouver Football Club. As Director of Education, Jasper looks forward to forming strong bonds with families on the North Shore, and helping students succeed and strive towards their goals.

Ana C

Tutor

Ana graduated from Capilano University with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies. During her time at Capilano University, Ana was the editor-in-chief of the student-run magazine, Capilano Courier. At Sylvan, Ana specializes not only in the Reading and Writing programs, but also providing homework support in subjects such as Social Studies. Ana is working towards her goal of becoming an elementary school teacher.

Christina B

Tutor

Christina graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies (Education) and has an Education Assistant certificate. She has years of experience as an Education Assistant in school districts. She has also been working as a behavioral interventionist and providing support to students on the autism spectrum. Christina’s goal as an educator is to encourage the love of learning and support children’s growth.

Rakesh K

Tutor

Rakesh graduated with a Master of Science in Mathematics, as well as a Bachelor of Education. He is a dedicated and experienced Math tutor who finds great joy in teaching. At Sylvan, Rakesh is committed to delivering individualized learning experiences and fostering academic excellence with each of his students.

Shiva K

Tutor

Shiva is by far the longest-serving tutor at Sylvan Learning of North Vancouver, having taught here since 2010. Shiva initially applied for the role of Math tutor, but has since proven to be a valuable and dedicated asset. She knows the Sylvan Reading, Writing, and Math programs inside and out. Shiva also provides homework support to senior Math and Science students.

Sina J

Tutor

Sina studied Math and Economics at UBC and was an active member of the UBC Math Club. He helped hundreds of students master their first year Math courses, which are prerequisites for becoming an engineer or doctor. During his high school years, he volunteered as a tutor and discovered his natural ability to quickly and accurately identify a student’s intellectual and emotional needs, tailor his approach to various personalities, and explain concepts from many angles in a clear, concise manner. Sina’s passion for helping struggling students has continued until this day.

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