Meet the Team!

Leadership Team

Daniela Feldhausen 

Founder, Tutor Mentor and Tutor

B.S. Business Administration (UC Berkeley, 1987)

J.D. (UC Berkeley, 1989)

M.S Special Education (U Arizona, 2020) 

Teaching Reading Effectively (AZ Dep't of Education, 2019)

Orton Gillingham (IMSE, 2020)


Crystal McCue 

New Student Intake, Tutor Mentor and Tutor

B. S. Elementary Education, with Early Childhood Education endorsement

Retired elementary school teacher and reading interventionist

Teaching Reading Effectively (AZ Dep't of Education, 2019)

Orton Gillingham (IMSE, 2023)


Faye Neese

Head of Operations and Tutor Mentor 

M.Ed. Elementary Education (NAU, 2014)

Teaching Certificate Grades 1-6 with endorsements in Structured English Immersion, Gifted, K-3 Literacy and Dyslexia Designee

Comprehensive Dyslexia Training (PDX Reading Specialist, 2020)

LETRS trained (Lexia, 2018) [Structured Literacy, Science of Reading]


Laurie Warner 

Head of Finance and Tutor

B.S. Speech and Hearing Science, minor Special Education (U Arizona)

Retired elementary school Special Education teacher 



Anna Kazanchev 

B.S. Biology (U Washington, 2022)

M.S. Speech-Language Pathology (U Arizona, expected May 2026)


Annalisia Jacquez

B.S. Elementary Education with ESL endorsement (expected May 2025)


Arleth Armenta 

B.S. Bilingual Education, minor Spanish (U Arizona, expected May 2025) 


Caitlin Cordovana

B.S. Communication Disorders (Arizona State University, 2023)

Certified Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

M.S Speech-Language Pathology student (Arizona State University, expected May 2025)


Colin Grogan

B.S. Elementary Education with ESL endorsement (U Arizona,  2024) 


Jake Mains

B.A. Linguistics (U of A, expected May 2025)


Jarman Aubry

B.S. Elementary Education, minor Spanish (U Arizona,  2024) 


Kyla Allison 

B.S. Early Childhood Education; Veterinary Science; and Human Development and Family Science (U Arizona,  2024) 


Liz Lerma

B.S. Literacy & Learning Innovation (U Arizona, expected May 2025) 


Madison Graham

B.S. Speech and Hearing Science (Arizona State University)

M.S. Speech-Language Pathology (Arizona State University, expected May 2025)


Melissa Romero

B.S. Neuroscience & Cognitive Science with an emphasis in Language & Communication Sciences, minor in Linguistics  (U Arizona,  2024) 


Rachel Ellsworth 

B.S. Communication Disorders, minor Linguistics (May 2023)

M.S. Speech-Language Pathology (Arizona State University, expected May 2025)


Regan Bakke 

B.S. Elementary Education (U Arizona,  2024) 


Sasha Santiago 

M.A. Applied Linguistics and Teaching English as a Second Language (U South Florida, 2020)

Ph.D. Linguistics (U Arizona, expected 2026)


Shalisa Ortega 

M.A. Education (U Arizona, expected May 2025)

B.S. Literacy, Learning and Leadership (U Arizona, 2024) 


Shay Sargent

M.S. Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (U Arizona, expected May 2025

B.A. Linguistics (Iowa State, May 2023)


Steph Obrey 

B.S. Literacy, Leadership and Innovation (U Arizona,  2024) 


Walker White 

B.A. Linguistics (U Arizona, expected May 2025


Xia Monet

B.S Family Studies and Human Development (U Arizona, expected 2025)


Independent Contractors

Carly Czyzyk 


B.A. Communication Sciences & Disorders (U Central Florida)

M.A. Speech-Language Pathology (U Arizona, 2024) 


Kristina Mihajlovic 


B.A. Linguistics (Indiana U, 2017)

M.A. Linguistics (U Arizona, 2021)