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


Yulnique Johnson


As Director, Yulnique oversees the educational integrity of our team in Cary.  A former math teacher with a B.S. in Mathematics, Yulnique started as part of our Sylvan team in Durham & Chapel Hill, and now runs our Cary center.  She brings a wealth of knowledge to Sylvan, and she looks forward to meeting you and your student!


Martin Rothman

Regional Director

As Regional Director, Martin oversees our centers in Cary, Durham, High Point, Holly Springs & Fayetteville. A former district manager for High Touch High Tech, Martin chose a career at Sylvan for the opportunity to help kids & their families realize that they can achieve their educational goals. He believes our Sylvan team truly is a “family” with each of us working to make a difference in the lives of the students we work with and to see the joy in their faces when they achieve something they may not have thought possible. When he’s not at Sylvan, Martin enjoys exercising, going to the gym, participating in fun activities with his 2 girls, and he really enjoys cooking!


Cindy Presnell

Admissions Director

Cindy has been an integral part of our Sylvan team since 2004.  As our Admissions Director, Cindy introduces parents to Sylvan, and we don’t know what we would do without her!  When Cindy isn’t at Sylvan, she is training her dog, spending time with her family and friends, and looking forward to trips to the beach.


Kathryn Byrne

Executive Director

Kathryn has been a member of the Sylvan team in NC team since 2002 and oversees 10 of our North Carolina Sylvan centers.  A former high school English teacher, Kathryn chose a career at Sylvan because she loves seeing the progress and growth in students of all ages.  She studied at the University of Delaware and has lived in North Carolina since 2001.  When she isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find Kathryn with her friends and family, or quilting, sewing, walking, running, or reading!

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