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

Danielle DeFrancesco

Center Director

Danielle has spent the last 13 years working at Sylvan where she enjoys meeting with families and helping all students reach their full academic potential. Prior to joining the staff at Sylvan, Danielle worked as a high school math teacher. During her free time, Danielle enjoys spending time with her family.  She can often be seen watching her son play baseball or helping her daughter prepare for an upcoming theater production or track meet.

Danielle Donohue

Instructional Coordinator

During the day, Danielle works as a 4th-grade teacher at St. Christopher School in Nashua. At Sylvan, she enjoys working with students of all ages and teaches Math Essentials, Academic Reading, and Academic Writing. Her expertise also makes her a perfect Test Administrator. During her free time, she enjoys spending family time with her husband and daughter.

Laura LeBoeuf


Laura’s ability to connect to students of all ages and abilities makes her a popular and successful tutor.  Laura tutors all subjects, but especially enjoys teaching SAT/ACT, Writing, and Math.

Maggie Welch

Lead Tutor

Maggie started her classroom teaching and Sylvan tutoring in Rochester, New York before moving to New Hampshire. Her experiences with primary and intermediate grade levels have shown a true passion for building connections with her students in order to nurture their growth and love for learning. Outside of Sylvan, Maggie loves to go on adventures, gain new experiences, and try new delicious foods!

Nathan Moreau


Nathan works with a variety of age levels across numerous educational programs at Sylvan of Bedford. His enthusiasm for teaching is seen through each session by creating a positive, optimistic, and structured learning environment for each student at his table. Nathan especially enjoys throwing some history facts into each session!  Outside of Sylvan he enjoys biking, skiing, and traveling.

Sandy McCarthy


Sandy McCarthy has a Master’s Degree in Elementary/Special Education and retired after 40 years in the Pelham,NH school system. During that time she taught Middle School Special Education and served as a 5th grade classroom teacher. She has taught Adult Education For the Moore Center of Manchester and was a camp director for the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains for 24 years. Each of these experiences has contributed to Sandy’s deep understanding of children and their unique educational and personal needs. The smiles and successes of each Sylvan student has made teaching here delightfully rewarding.

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