Meet Our Tutors

Amanda Fink

Amanda holds degrees with honors in both English and theater and performance studies from the University of Chicago. Since graduating, she has been tutoring all subjects, grades 7 through 12, with…

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Amanda Walker

Amanda was born and raised in Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience. She relocated to Chicago in 2014 to pursue…

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Andrew Cutler

Andrew graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2012 with a BA in both English Language & Literature and Theatre & Performance Studies. For the past several years,…

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Andy Rapoport

Andy grew up in Skokie and graduated from the University of Chicago in 2016 with degrees in biological sciences (neuroscience specialization) and public policy studies (with a focus on health)….

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Becky Welch

Becky earned her BA in diversified curriculum and instruction from University of the Pacific in 2011. She is also a credentialed education specialist. In August 2018, Becky completed an MAT…

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Ben Cook

Ben earned his BA cum laude in sociology with a minor in French from Northeastern Illinois University in 2013 and completed an MS in infectious disease and immunology research at…

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Benjamin Bobo

Benjamin earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Valparaiso University in Indiana. He will finish his master’s in public policy from the University of Chicago in June, where he…

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Cara Ladd

Cara graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a proud Badger alumna.  After graduation, she moved to Chicago to start her teaching career with Teach for America.  She spent…

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Carlos Pittella-Leite

Carlos is an educator, researcher and poet. As a lifelong learner, he loves the feeling of being lost in a new language, country or archive. Carlos first studied journalism, then…

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Clara Ryan

Clara graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a BS in neuroscience and later earned an MS in biotechnology at Rush University. Her research focused on the reformatting…

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Elizabeth Zollner

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana with a B.A. in Urban and Regional Planning and received her M.Ed in Secondary Education (grades 6-12) with a focus on social…

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Erin Bosack Garcia

As the program manager at Educational Endeavors, Erin writes curriculum for all EE workshops, trains tutors and instructors, and cultivates strong relationships with EE’s partner organizations, schools, and families. Prior…

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