MEET THE TEAM
At Growing With Grace Tutoring, our mission is to gracefully grow the minds of preschool-12th grade children by providing quality tutoring in reading, math, science, test prep, and financial literacy. At Growing With Grace Tutoring we take pride in working with children from various backgrounds, including those from minority communities and children with specific learning instructional accommodations. By providing children with a safe space to feel seen and heard, our goal is to grow the individual child to his or her maximum potential. Our team is comprised of qualified educators and tutors who have a track record of helping students of all ages and backgrounds to excel.
Elesha has two degrees from Georgia State University. She received a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education with an ESOL endorsement in 2015. Later, she received her Masters in Elementary Education with a concentration in Reading, Language, and Literacy. Elesha is currently a Ph.D. student at Georgia State University in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Program. She was an elementary teacher for 4 years, a Literacy Coach for 3 years, and now works as a contracted Reading Specialist. Her passion for reading education and her love of children is what drives her in helping to eradicate childhood illiteracy.
Hybrid Math & Science
Scot holds a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and has taught Math and Science for 10 years. Scot has been successful in teaching students in New York and Georgia the ins and outs of Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, and Physics. He has also helped countless students prepare for the SAT and ACT examinations, scoring 1590 out of 1600 on the SAT.
Donovan received a Bachelor's in Actuarial Science in 2016 and a Bachelor's in Finance in 2017 from Georgia State University. Donovan also holds a Masters of Finance degree from Johns Hopkins University. Since 2016, he has been working in Corporate America helping businesses make calculated financial decisions. Donovan has been tutoring reading and math concepts for more than five years and has helped countless high school students prepare for college. His students have proven his teaching methods due to consistent increases in grade point averages and test scores. Moreover, his ultimate goal is to take what he has learned in corporate finance and teach students the similarities in personal finance.
On-Site PreK-5th Tutor
LaNesha graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor's degree in Education and Psychology. She has worked as an elementary school teacher for almost 5 years and has tutored elementary-aged children for a little over 6 years. She believes all children should have access to hands-on activities and consistent exposure to strategies to help build and strengthen literacy and math skills.
K-12th Hybrid Tutor
Ariel graduated from Spelman College with a Bachelor's in English and Psychology. She then received her Masters in teaching English at the University of West Georgia and is currently pursuing her Masters in English at the same university. She has taught English Language Arts to students for seven years at both the high school and middle school levels. Seeing students succeed and grasp concepts that they once thought were difficult is what drives her to continue educating students.
On-Site Preschool-5th Tutor
Ebony received a Bachelor’s of Health Science in Health Administration from Georgia Southern University and a Master’s of Art in Teaching from Relay Graduate School of Education. She also received an ESOL endorsement in 2022. She is currently in her fifth year of education. She believes tutoring will instill confidence in scholars, allowing them to become more independent and take control of their own learning when given different strategies.