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Meet our Tutors
My tutor really helped me a lot and pushed me beyond my boundaries. She helped me to learn and write code, which I never thought I could manage.
Bansal S., Computer Programming Student
Unlimited One-on-One Support
Each student is paired with an expert tutor with deep subject mastery. Every session is personalized to the need of the student. Tutors become familiar with areas where students excel, need additional work, and know how to help students accelerate to a level of mastery. A Tutoring Hotline provides access to on-demand support if a student's assigned tutor is not available.
Engaging Student Interaction
Students participate in individual tutoring sessions, digital classroom sessions, and exploration classes with other students to apply what they learn in fun, interactive ways. These multiple interactions with live instruction and peer involvement provide a rich academic environment to ensure peak learning.
Digital Classroom Sessions
Students participate in live online classes with their tutors and other students, providing engaging educational interactions with peers and live instruction.
Parent-Tutor Conferences
Collaborative sessions between parents and tutors include goal setting, reviewing student academic progress and sharing helpful resources and recommendations.
I just wanted to take a moment to thank our tutor sincerely for the excellent job he's done... We have enrolled our son in many online courses over the years, and he stands out as the best teacher we've had.
Elizabeth H., Parent of 17 year old
Our Tutors Accelerate Learning

All courses can be used in conjunction with a tutor! Our expert tutors have deep subject mastery and experience developing advanced learners. We recommend tutor support to ensure students greater learning acceleration—tutored students achieve at faster rates. Meet some of our tutors below:

Alexandra M.
7 years of experience developing advanced learners
Alexandra studied math and dance. She is pursuing graduate study in math and has done research at MSRI in Berkeley, CA. She loves to go on road trips and eat yummy foods!
Arshdeep S.
11 years of experience developing advanced learners
Arshdeep has a master's degree in curriculum and instruction, and an education specialist credential. She likes to do Sudoku, listen to music, and watch movies.
Carolyn S.
11 years of experience developing advanced learners
Carolyn is a high school math teacher while also tutoring students at GiftedandTalented.com. When she is not teaching or tutoring, she loves to play games with her family.
Dan H.
6 years of experience developing advanced learners
Dan has worked for Atari, Apple, and SEGA. He is mentioned in the book "Ready Player One", by author Ernest Cline, for his work on the "Swordquest" video game series.
Dereck C.
12 years of experience developing advanced learners
Dereck got his M.F.A. at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has taught English composition at several colleges and universities. He loves science fiction and poetry.
Francisco B.
5 years of experience developing advanced learners
Francisco is pursuing his master's degree in physics and is currently researching artificial crystals that can control photons. Future computers may someday run on light!
JoAnna S.
12 years of experience developing advanced learners
JoAnna has been a math teacher and an adjunct professor. She's tutored students from 6 different countries and students located in 14 different states. She loves hiking, yoga, and green juices.
Karla R.
10 years of experience developing advanced learners
Karla holds two degrees in mathematics and speaks two languages fluently. She is always wearing a smile on her face. Her new found hobby is embroidery.
Kathleen H.
5 years of experience developing advanced learners
Kathleen served in the Peace Corps teaching English and biology to students in Burkina Faso, West Africa. She has a degree in cognitive science.
Kayla S.
7 years of experience developing advanced learners
Kayla has a bachelor's degree from Stanford and a master's degree in literature. She enjoys writing short stories, reading novels, gardening, and traveling.
Marra D.
7 years of experience developing advanced learners
Marra is GiftedandTalented.com's Traveling Tutor. She studied marine science at Stanford. When she's not diving with sea turtles, she enjoys hiking and playing board games.
Maxwell K.
4 years of experience developing advanced learners
Maxwell has a BA in mathematics and a teaching credential for instruction in California. When he's not tutoring students for GiftedandTalented.com, he enjoys biking and surfing.
Michelle P.
13 years of experience developing advanced learners
Michelle studied mathematics and is writing her master's thesis on blended learning in the classroom. She loves to read, write stories, and drink lots of tea.
Mijin K.
7 years of experience developing advanced learners
Mijin studied creative writing and visual arts and has a master's degree in English. She enjoys listening to classical music and working on hand sewing projects.
Nicolas B.
8 years of experience developing advanced learners
In addition to tutoring for GiftedandTalented.com, Nick is a software developer that builds the cool tools our tutors use to keep up with their students.
Sylvia K.
16 years of experience developing advanced learners
Sylvia studied mathematics and joined EPGY at Stanford in 2005 as a K-7 math tutor. When she's not thinking about how to make our tutors awesome, she loves to bake.
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