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


Sylvia Dombrowski

Center Director

Sylvia has been a Center Director with Sylvan Learning Center for over 22 years.  She oversees program integrity, personalization in students’ learning, and manages day-to-day operations for Sylvan of Eau Claire. She graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. As a teacher, Sylvia chose a career at Sylvan because of the personalized learning that Sylvan provides for all students. Helping students achieve academic and personal success is her passion. When Sylvia isn’t working at Sylvan, you’ll find her and her daughter visiting extended family, working on home projects, hiking, shopping, and reading.


Kayann Bock

Executive Director/Owner

Kayann has been with Sylvan Learning of Eau Claire, WI since 1999 and holds a bachelor of science degree in Elementary and Middle School Education from Winona State University. Kayann began teaching middle school and then decided to make a full-time career within Sylvan Learning. She loves Sylvan mostly because of the confidence and knowledge instilled in students, and for the personal relationships, she develops with families. Kayann is happily married to her husband Corey and is the proud mother of Tristan and Makenna; as a family, they love to travel, hike, and go boating.


Sarah Taylor

Regional Education Director

Sarah graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a comprehensive degree in Special Education and obtained a graduate certificate in Intellectual Disabilities from Mankato State University.  She began her full-time career in Minnesota as an elementary special education teacher and was promoted to coordinate the special education department. Sarah moved back to Wisconsin to teach before transitioning to Sylvan. She is excited to partner with schools to support students in our community and the surrounding communities. When Sarah isn’t at Sylvan, you’ll find her spending time outside, reading, walking her dog, visiting friends and family, and traveling!


Sherry Lesczykowski


Sherry obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Trinity Bible College.  Before joining us at Sylvan, Sherry had been a 6th grade Reading and Language Arts teacher.  She also had the privledge of being a 5th grade teacher for five years.  Sherry loves helping the students at Sylvan achieve challenging concepts and watching those “light bulb” moments in their educational journey.  She enjoys reading, gardening, going on walks with her dogs, and spending time with family.


Dana Brehmer


Dana obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Middle-Level Adaptive Education from the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse.  She taught third grade at Monona Grove School District and comes to us with three years of tutoring experience.  Dana’s favorite part of working with students is discovering their unique learning styles and helping them achieve those special A-HA moments.  When she isn’t teaching at Sylvan, you will find Dana traveling with her husband and daughter, gardening, boating, volunteering at her church’s children/mentoring program, and spending time with pups Marble and Pippa.


Beth Frommelt


Beth joins us as a veteran teacher from the Eleva-Strum School District.  There she taught math and geography.  Beth has been either teaching or tutoring math for over 30 years!  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from UWEC.  Beth enjoys teaching at Sylvan because the students are full of positive energy and really appreciate learning new skills.  When she isn’t teaching at Sylvan, Beth enjoys watching sports and playing golf with her family.  She stays active by practicing yoga and pickleball and relaxes by reading, shopping, and eating dark chocolate.


Isabella Doss


Isabella is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.  She has experience with working at an after-school childcare program, being a youth swim instructor and coach. Isabella enjoys teaching at Sylvan because she finds the variety of programs accessible to students, can spark interest and inspire a passion for learning in their future.  When not at Sylvan, you will find her playing in the Blugold marching band, baking, traveling or participating in family game nights.


Isabella Mendez


Isabella is pursing a degree in Unified Elementary and Special Education at the University of Eau Claire.  Before joining us at Sylvan, she had the opportunity to work with fourth graders one on one and in small groups to improve reading test scores.  Isabella loves working with youth because she is able to watch them grow their knowledge, skills, ideas and opinions.  When not at Sylvan, you will find Isabella working out at the gym, walking, reading, or listening to a variety of podcasts.

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