Our Tutors

Ashley Carmean

Ashley graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Health in 2017. She taught middle school mathematics in Florida and has recently decided to go back to school to earn her Bachelor’s in Mathematics at the University of South Florida.

Austyn O’Dwyer

Austyn is an experienced SAT and ACT English tutor. He received his undergraduate degree in English and is pursuing his Master’s Degree in teaching with a specification in ELA instruction at University of South Florida where he is a Golden Key Honors Society member. Austyn is also an avid writer, teacher, and classical pianist. When he is not tutoring, he enjoys learning new piano songs and writing & illustrating children’s books with his sister, a SCAD graduate.

Bárbara Clary Zayas

Bárbara tutors students in all levels of Spanish, Mathematics (elementary through Algebra I Honors), HSPT and High School Entrance Exam testing, Reading Comprehension and Writing, and Science (K-9).

Bob Patterson

Bob is Jesuit educated in high school and college. He holds a B.S. in biology, and has done graduate work on ecology and distribution of coral reef fishes.

Brian Sarkozy


Caleb Whittenburg

Caleb is passionate about mathematics and physics. Can teach algebra 1 & 2, geometry, physics honors and AP.

Daniel Viverios

Daniel graduated from USF with a degree in Applied Mathematics.

Glenn Csontos

Glenn Csontos, avid runner and reader, enjoys all levels of math, but especially calculus. With a degree in electrical engineering and a MBA, he could be running a business, but he loves teaching!

Greg Heard

Greg is one of the owners of Disciplined Minds Tutoring. He tutors students in Chemistry, Physics, SAT/ACT math & ACT Science.

Haley Beutler

Haley has always had a deep passion for academia and helping others, beginning in her senior year of high school, where she graduated as Valedictorian of her class.

Jessica Stollenmaier

Jessica Stollenmaier is a dedicated, enthusiastic, and creative teacher who works hard to instill a passion for learning in her students.

Juli Baker

Juli has more than 30 years of teaching experience working with students off all ages…

Kristen Emrich

Kristen has a B.S. in Marine Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy. She tutors almost all levels of math and science and SAT/ACT Math and Science. She works with students to develop confidence and knowledge in the subjects that she tutors.

Kristina Valladares

Kristina has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and is continuing her studies at the University of South Florida, majoring in Medical Sciences. She tutors Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Biology Honors, AP Biology  

Laurie McCulloch

Laurie has 36 years of teaching expertise. She specializes in early intervention reading as well as reading enrichment and writing.

Madhuri Vaidya

Madhuri’s passion for math came from her mother who also teaches math. In college, Madhuri studied Advanced Math & Statistics She loves teaching students of all ages!

MJ Jlaiel

MJ’s fascination with math encouraged him to pursue a degree in both math and electrical engineering. He wants to use his skills and experience to help students have confidence in their own abilities and succeed.

Nicole Natoli

Nicole is passionate about helping other succeed. She is certified to teach English grades 6-12, and specializes in tutoring for SAT Writing and Language & SAT Reading.  

Olda Hoare

Olda has a doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Florida; a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Florida; and a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education (secondary level) from the University of Belize. Olda has over twenty-five years of teaching experience at different levels in the areas of English Language, English Literature, and Reading.

Patrick Hearin

My name is Patrick Hearin and I have a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from the University of Florida.  I have been teaching for fifteen years and have extensive knowledge of mathematics and physics.

Paul Malberg

Paul is a reading specialist at Miles Elementary and has been teaching at the elementary level for over 20 years. He loves seeing children grow their academic skills over the school year and works with elementary and middle school students at Disciplined Minds.

Scott Allen

Scott is one of the owners of Disciplined Minds Tutoring. He tutors students in all levels of math, SAT/ACT math, Chemistry Honors, AP Chemistry and much more.

Shakira A Davis

Shakira has a Masters in Education, a Bachelors in English, and over five years experience teaching students around the world.

Trent Strauch

Trent Strauch received a bachelor’s degree in math education from Florida Southern College in 1989 and is certified to teach math to grades 6-12 in the state of Florida.

William Latshaw

William graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science. He tutors math through calculus 2 and English at all levels. Additionally, he offers tutoring in SAT Math and Reading/Writing, ACT Math and Reading/English, and GRE Quantitative and Verbal.