Great Teachers Inspire
Our tutors and staff in Jackson consist of passionate educators who love inspiring children to succeed. Warm, caring and great at relating to kids, our tutors in Jackson 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 Jackson!
Director of Operations
Jennie oversees the educational success and integrity of our programs. Jennie’s favorite parts of working with Sylvan are guiding families through the steps of the learning process and partnering with area schools. Jennie graduated from Hope College with a degree in English/Elementary Education. When Jennie is not at Sylvan she loves to hike the trails at the Ledges in Grand Ledge or sneak in a yoga class.
Jessica Rollins, MA
After working in the Sylvan family for 15 years, Jessica and her husband George had the pleasure of becoming owners in March of 2017. Jessica’s favorite aspect of Sylvan is the ability to partner with community organizations and schools. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education from CMU and a Master’s in Educational Psychology from EMU. Jessica also serves as the chair for the Dewitt Public Schools Foundation, where her children attend school. When she isn’t at Sylvan, Jessica enjoys vegetable gardening and camping.