MEET OUR TUTORS


Lee Burwasser

Math, Chemistry, Physics, English, US History, Standardized Test Prep, Writing, French

I have over four years tutoring experience and a Bachelor's in Physics. I love working with students to both improve their understanding of the material and to lower their anxieties (and those of their parents!). Though I specialize in Math, Chemistry, Physics, and SAT prep, I cover most other subjects as well.

Per Faaland

SAT, ACT, GRE, GED; K-12 Reading, Writing and Math; Critical Thinking and Public Speaking

In my 20+ years as an educator, I have enjoyed working with students and helping to guide them to turn confusion into clarity, inability into mastery, and intimidation into confidence. I have enjoyed assisting and coaching students across ages, levels and abilities to attain these objectives in many diverse subjects.

Ashley Daniels

Pre K-4 Reading & Math , Creative Writing, Art Lessons (all mediums)

Hello! My name is Ashley and I am currently studying at St. Joseph's University for my M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education.  I love children, and can help with reading comprehension and elementary math. I also have a Bachelors in Fine Arts, and can offer lessons in a variety of art mediums and creative writing.

Katie Gard

English, Writing, Math grades K-10; Science grades K-8; Reading, History & Social Studies grades K-12.  ESL, Music Theory & Composition

I have 10 years experience as tutor for all ages & subjects, specializing in college writing, junior high math, and working with ESL students. Patient & encouraging, I find unique approaches to make what you're studying make sense.

Nancy Moore

Reading, Math through Algebra and Geometry, Writing

I am an innovative tutor with strategies for anxious and/or underachieving students. I have specialized in researching and developing strategies for students who have learning difficulties, or find learning in a structured classroom a poor fit for the way they learn.  

Shang Celsius

Civil Engineering, SAT, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics, Calculus, Analysis, Vectors, Classical Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Special Relativity, Quantum Physics, Optics, Chemistry, AutoCAD, French, West African Pigin English

I have a Bachelor's degree in Physics and another in Civil Engineering. I can help resolve any challenges you may have in Math, Physics, Chemistry, or Civil Engineering.

Sarah Snyder

Science, English, Math

Elementary, Middle, and Upper Grades

I am a certified teacher and graduate of Teacher's College, Columbia University. My background is in Earth Science and I've taught middle school science for over 5 years. I also taught in India and am comfortable with students of all backgrounds.

Lyndi R

Biology, Genetics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Algebra I

As a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology and a cancer biologist, I use many scientific and math concepts on a daily basis.  I have taught several college and graduate level classes and mentor junior scientists daily.  I can clearly explain and break down complex concepts to make them more understandable.  I enjoy working with others and teaching!

Gina Tomaine

English, Reading, Writing, Composition, Test Prep (ACT, SAT, College Essays), Social Sciences, Latin

I am an enthusiastic lover of learning with 7 years of writing tutoring experience. I have an M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Emerson College in Boston, and a B.A. in English and Economics from Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. I am currently an admissions counselor as well as an adjunct instructor in Composition and Literature at Saint Joseph's.

Matthew Hall

English (especially writing); SAT and PSSA prep

I use interaction and creative production to improve students' knowledge of the writing process.

Jennifer Gard

MCAT, GRE, SAT, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Medical Terminology, Psychology, Essay Composition

I have 4 years of tutoring experience, and I've enjoyed every moment of it. I love to make science interesting, understandable, and fun! I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Pre-Med Biology, and now I am enrolled in a dual Master's of Medical Science & Global Public Health at Arcadia University.

Robin Finkelstein

Reading, Writing, Elementary Education for 1st grade to 4th grade, Hebrew

I've been teaching for 36 years. For the past 11 years I've taught 1st to 4th grades in all subjects. I'm certified in elementary education and Hebrew and have taught many students, including those with special needs and English language learners. 

 

Robyn Gurnari

Science (Up to HS), Anatomy and Physiology (All levels, including College), Spanish (Up to Intermediate Level College), Psychology (All levels), Elementary and Middle School subjects (including special services), English/Writing (all levels)

My name is Robyn Gurnari and I am studying the speech-language-hearing sciences at La Salle University looking to pursue a career of speech therapy with all ages upon graduation. I specialize in sciences but can work with most subjects. My philosophy is that all subjects can be learned by varying teaching and learning methods. Adaptation is the key to success.

Monica Harbison

Reading, English, Language Arts & Writing - Grades K-12

Math - Elementary

I am a certified Reading Specialist and English teacher with experience teaching students from kindergarten to high school. My title as an Improvement of Reading teacher has given me the expertise to plan and prepare lessons for individual and small group instruction. I am also a concerned member of my community who volunteers on Saturdays tutoring students at the neighborhood recreation center. I understand the value of education and wish to be a part of improving the skills of students by building their confidence as well as their academic success. 

Chris Lowen

Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Discrete, Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Probability)

Test Prep (ACT, SAT, College Essays)

Music Theory

I'm a well-rounded, curious, and motivated adventurer with a passion for exciting others to learn new things.  I studied Math and Music at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota (brrrrr, it's cold up there!) and also learned how to canoe (way fun!).  I am a big picture person who loves seeing connections between different disciplines.  Strive toward what interests you, and with hard work you will become the strongest version of yourself.  

Judy Haraburda

Writing, Reading, Spelling, Grammar, Vocabulary

I earned a degree in Professional Writing with College Honors at Carnegie Mellon University. I want to share my love of reading and writing. Besides being a lifelong avid reader, I am very patient and nurturing and good at explaining how things work. I would try to inspire your child the way my favorite teachers did me.

Carlos Uribe

Algebra, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Physics, AP Physics

I studied Electrical Engineering at Penn State University, specializing in Control Theory and Digital Signal Processing. I am a detail oriented person and a problem solving aficionado who loves teaching others how to conquer the toughest problems with ease and efficiency. I specialize in Math and Physics.

Adam Levin

Algebra, Algebra II, Computer Applications, Reading Support, Elementary Math, SAT, ACT and more!

I have eight years of tutoring experience and am the founder of Tutor Delphia. I find that I am able to connect with students and help them learn at an accelerated rate through one-on-one tutoring.

Darien Fripps

English, Writing, Computer, Computer Applications, Beginning Computer Programming, Upper Elementary Reading, Upper Elementary Writing, Middle School Writing, Middle School Reading.

Being a tutor and a mentor is something that is really important to me. Because I believe education is the foundation of being successful, helping a student find success through education is close to my heart. On my way to becoming a professional I became frustrated when resources and training were limited. I would love to be the support for students who have experienced similar challenges.  

About Us

Tutor Delphia is a small private tutoring company in Philadelphia specializing in high quality one on one tutoring for test prep, academic subjects and computer training.

Contact Us

Tutor Delphia, LLC.
317 Glen Echo Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(267) 482-0627
Adam Levin, Owner and Founder
Info@TutorDelphia.com

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