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


Amy Lee Buck

Center Director

Amy brings over two decades of invaluable experience in public education to Sylvan. Having served as both a teacher and administrator at local and state levels, Amy is a passionate advocate for enhancing education through supplemental resources. Amy’s dedication extends to making the educational journey enjoyable and rewarding for students and their families. With two Master’s degrees and an ongoing PhD, she is a lifelong learner committed to continuous growth. When Amy is not at Sylvan, she is a published Author, enjoys time with her son, playing with her Labrador retriever, and enjoys volunteer work with senior citizens at her church.


Emmanuel Saye

Senior Area Director

Emmanuel has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He finds making a difference in the lives of the youth the most valuable aspect to his role with Sylvan Learning Centers. When he is not working with Sylvan, Emmanuel enjoys spending quality time with his family.


Olivia Snyder

Area Director of Operations and Support

Olivia is our Assistant Area Director and Center Director in Edina. She works with our Twin Cities centers to maintain operational and academic excellence. Olivia has been with Sylvan for 4 years and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Bethel University. Prior to working at Sylvan, Olivia taught 1st grade in Minneapolis. She is passionate about education and building confidence in all students. When Olivia is not at Sylvan she enjoys reading, watching soccer, and playing board games.

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