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


Ana McCoskey

Center Director

As Center Director, Ana leads everyday operations at Sylvan of Oviedo. A former Marketing Manager for Nestle Purina, Ana chose a career in the tutoring business because she believes in the power of education. She is passionate to see kids rediscover their love for learning and raise confidence. She holds an MBA, from John Brown University. When Ana isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time with her family and friends, doing some puzzles, or playing board games.


Jason McCoskey

Marketing, Finance, & Operations Support

As a franchise co-owner, Jason heads up Marketing, Finance, Analytics, and Operations Support. He has a dual degree in marketing and international business and comes to the arena with corporate experience in both marketing and project management. In addition to business, he absolutely loves helping kids reach their potential! Building their academic confidence and increasing their skills. When outside of Sylvan, he loves to read books for fun, spend time with family, and watch a favorite show on a streaming service!


Deborah Coleman

Education Manager

Deborah has been a teacher in the Seminole County Public Schools since 2016. She earned her Master’s degree in Elementary Education from UCF. She has taught and tutored students ranging from K-8 in both school and private settings. When Deborah is not at Sylvan, she loves to spend time with her family, working out, reading, and eating good food.


Andrea Gallman


Ms. Gallman holds a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education. She has 5+ years of classroom experience teaching Math, Reading, English, Science & Social Studies. She was awarded “Teacher of the Year” 20-21 in a very challenging year for education. She has experience working in special education and self-contained classrooms. She is passionate to help students feel confident and enjoy learning. She has an special ability to make others feel comfortable and try their best! When not at Sylvan, you can find her studying for her Master of Arts in Counseling, singing, or traveling.


Patti Spicuzza


Patti is a K-12 certified teacher with more than 10 years of classroom experience in private & public schools. She has also worked as a curriculum designer for an international university, teaching teachers how to teach online. While she has many tutoring talents, she finds the most joy in sharing her love of reading through tutoring the subject with students of all ages. She graduated from Duquesne University with her Bachelors in Elementary Education and later with a Masters as a Reading Specialist. When she isn’t at Sylvan, you can find her with her family or deep in a good book.


Brennan Boyle


Brennan has a passion for mathematics and loves spreading that to others. Many students think math is a scary subject, but he believes math can be easy when you’ve had enough practice! Patience is key when learning new concepts, it is important to not beat yourself up over the learning curve! Outside of work/school Brennan is an avid drummer, reader, and weightlifter.


Mia McMillan


Mia is passionate about ensuring that education is meaningful and enjoyable for all students by utilizing relatable, real-world examples. Once graduated, Mia looks forward to being an elementary teacher in Orange County. Outside of Sylvan, she enjoys going to museums, listening to music, and drinking coffee.


Aminah Patel


Aminah lives in a world of academia—a true bookworm to the core. She is continuing her academic journey in Graduate School at UCF, focusing on English Literature and Linguistics. Aminah aspires to teach at a collegiate level and will (hopefully) edit a dictionary one day. Outside of Sylvan, you can find her listening to groovy music and hibernating in bookstores and tea shops.


Hannah Vasquez


Hannah is currently a Communication Sciences and Disorders major at UCF. After completing school, she aspires to work with kids in pediatric speech-language pathology. Hannah is passionate about making learning fun and engaging for all children. Outside of Sylvan, you can find her reading or at a local coffee shop!


Jacob Walrod


Jacob is currently in his fourth year of studying Mechanical Engineering at the UCF. He holds a strong passion towards the field of mathematics and loves to help others gain a better understanding of the subject. When he is outside of Sylvan, Jacob likes to be outdoors and spend time with friends and family.


Tatiana Hostios


Tatiana is motivated and dedicated to be source of inspiration to learn. Tatiana is a big believer that education should be fun and inviting. In her downtime, she dedicates her time to playing tennis, going to the gym, doing research, and spending time with friends and family.


Victor Medina


Victor loves to teach math of all levels, from elementary to upper-level SAT/ACT. Additionally, he is passionate about all fields STEM-related and is motivated to make education fun and approachable. He is currently studying in his 4th year of the Bio-medical Sciences program at UCF. He then will obtain his master’s while also pursuing vaccine research / artificial limb engineering. Outside of Sylvan, Victor can be found studying, traveling around Orlando trying new tasty restaurants and exciting attractions, playing volleyball, or working out.


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