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

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Ashley Meyer

Center Director

As Center Director and Sales & Marketing Director, Ashley welcomes new families to the center, and works to build relationships in the community for Sylvan. A former, preschool teacher and behavioral specialist, Ashley chose a career in the tutoring business because she believes in helping students achieve their full academic potential. In college, she studied at Doane and played collegiate softball. When Ashley isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her crocheting, visiting farmer’s markets, and snuggling with her two cats.


Jordan Winquest

Tutor & Admin Assistant

Jordan is a tutor and administrative assistant with a gift for working with kids. While Jordan has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in tutoring reading in all ages. She recently graduated with her Elementary Education degree at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. When Jordan isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her playing her guitar or playing board games with her family.


Julissa Ramirez

Tutor & Admin Assistant

Julissa is a Grand Island native who recently graduated from UNO. She serves as the head rehearsal manager and volunteer coordinator for the Omaha Area Youth Orchestra. She believes that there is no rush to learning and that each student should be given the tools to learn in their own way which is one of the reasons she loves Sylvan!


Eric Murcek

Tutor & Admin Assistant

Meet Eric! He is our go-to for all things math and science! After graduating from college with an engineering degree, he spent a year as a Graduate Research Assistant until he decided he wanted a job where he could work with students. Now, he works as a Behavioral Technician for children diagnosed with Autism during the day, and spends most evenings here at Sylvan supporting students through math concepts. In his free time, he loves playing tennis, reading, writing poetry, and studying scientific research journals.


Rose Fitch


Rose is one of our fantastic tutors at Sylvan of Omaha, NE with a love for teaching and working with kids. Rose loves working with students of all ages, and truly enjoys Sylvan’s Academic Reading program. When Rose isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her gardening, biking or reading her favorite book!


Jake Yambor


Jake is an assistant educator with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and has taught children in a vast number of settings in both Nebraska and Colorado. He graduated from UNO with his undergraduate degree and currently attends Rutgers University for his master’s degree. He specializes in STEM education, outdoor education, writing, psychology, and astronomy. Jake is a great addition to the team and loves supporting our Highschool Students through their homework!


Patty McGregor


Patty has always had a passion working with children. She is a fifth grade teacher and loves helping students find joy in learning, especially in Math! One of the things she loves about Sylvan is listening to the students explain their thinking and make connections to the skills they are mastering. Outside of teaching, Patty loves spending time with her family on their farm and finding wonderful places to go hiking!


Malia Johnson


When she was younger, Malia wanted to be a doctor, but we’re sure glad she became a math teacher! Malia loves fostering a love of learning in her students by helping them see the “why” in what they’re studying. She would love to visit Greece with her family and enjoys snuggling with her cat at the end of a long day.


Tina Brown


Tina loves running, reading, and traveling. At Sylvan, she is a reading teacher who specializes in teaching her students to be leaders. Tina has a gift for explaining her lessons so the students truly understand. She is a great addition to our team!


Hope Diaz


Meet Hope! Hope is a 3rd grade teacher, with previous classroom experience in Pre-K. Before coming to Sylvan of Omaha, Miss. Hope spent about a year at our Sylvan of Bellevue location. She loves working at Sylvan because there are so many kids trying to work hard and grow their brains! She loves to bring the laughter and fun in to learning. When she’s not teaching, Hope enjoys hiking, walking her dog, or curling up with a good book.


Shay Andersen


Shay Andersen is a Special Education Teacher in Omaha, NE, who graduated from Doane. As a tutor, she loves teaching reading to all ages and meeting students where they are at. Shay believes in the importance cultivating students learning by instilling a love for learning in each student. When Shay is not in the classroom or tutoring, she can be found spending time with her fiance and their dog Cooper, reading, or being outdoors.


Missy Roh


Missy is a former CPA, graduating from Doane College. She chose a career in the tutoring business because it’s been a huge part of her family since 1996. She loves spending time with family, enjoying the outdoors (paddle boarding, fishing, etc.), and a good book. Marissa loves seeing the impact Sylvan has made on families and the surrounding community.

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