Our Team

April Harvey Ruiz
Founder / Lead Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Mathematics, English, Spanish, Science, Standardized Test Prep

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 6-12; Postsecondary; Graduate

Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Hobbies / Interests: Dance, Music, Movies, Travel

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John S.
Business Manager / Accountant

Gender: Male

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Singing; Listening to Gospel and 70's Music; Bowling; Playing Horseshoes and Volleyball; Going to the Casino; Playing Cards; Watching TV

Tony M.
Mastermind

Gender: Male

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, History, African American History, Life Skills, Math

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 4 - 9

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Health & Wellness, Sociology, Spending time with family, Travel, Community Affairs, Sports

Shelly G.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Writing, English, Spanish, Math

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 4-12 (Math: Elementary)

Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese

Hobbies / Interests: Music, Fashion, Spending time with family, Travel, Art

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Randall L.
Mastermind

Gender: Male

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Reading Comprehension, Math, Social Studies

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades K - 8

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Reading, Spending time with family, African American history, Exercising

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Cindy C.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Mathematics

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades K-5

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Travel, Dance, Music, Movies, Blueberry picking, Spending time with family and friends

Tamara B.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Grammar, Math, Science

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades PreK - 8 (Language Arts: PreK - Secondary)

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Music, Writing, Cooking, Travel

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Alicia B.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Writing, Math, Science

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 3 - 5 

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Crafting, Jewelry making, African American curricula research and design

Andrea G.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Spanish, ESL

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades K - 8 (Reading, Writing, Social Studies); Grades K-12 (Spanish and ESL)

Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Hobbies / Interests: Drawing, Painting, Cooking, Art time with her kids

Zoraida V.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Spanish, Social Studies, History, Reading, Writing, ESL

Tutoring Level(s): Spanish (Grades K-12); Conversational Spanish (High School and Adults); Reading, Writing and ESL (Grades 1-8)

Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Hobbies / Interests: Hiking, Bike riding, Writing and Reading

Billijean J.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Writing, Mathematics

Tutoring Level(s): K - 5

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Cooking, Movies, Spending time with family and friends, Community service

Kevin C.
Mastermind

Gender: Male

Teachable Subject(s): Chemistry and General Science

Tutoring Level(s): Grades 7 & 8 (General Science); Highschool & Postsecondary (Chemistry)

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Spending time at his cottage with family and friends, Travel, Golf, Watching sports

 
Erika R.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Social Studies, Writing, Spanish, ESL, Math

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades K - 12 & Adults (Spanish, English Conversation, Reading, Writing, ESL); Grades K - 5 (Math)

Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Hobbies / Interests: Rode Trips, Movies, Cooking, Dogs, Backpack Camping

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Christina S.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Math, Reading, Testing Strategies, Social Studies, Science, Writing 

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades K - 6

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Spending time with friends and family, Music, Cooking, Traveling

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Brian B.
Mastermind

Gender: Male

Teachable Subject(s): Math & Reading 

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 6 & 7

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Playing sports, Spending time with family and friends, Traveling, Reading, Writing poetry, Movies & Going out to eat

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Nelgie M.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): ESL, Spelling, Writing, Reading, Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, & Algebra II 

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 4 - 9 (Math) & K - 12 & Adults (ESL)

Language(s) Spoken: English & Spanish

Hobbies / Interests: Cooking, Dogs, Travel, Spending time with family

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Ray M.
Mastermind

Gender: Male

Teachable Subject(s): Reading, Social Studies, History, Math, Life Skills, Science, Writing, Russian, French, Standardized Test Prep

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades K-8; various High School and College subjects

Language(s) Spoken: English, Russian, French

Hobbies / Interests: Running, Travel, Reading, Magic, Billiards (8-ball & 9-ball)

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Greg P.
Mastermind

Gender: Male

Teachable Subject(s): Math, Reading, Writing

Tutoring Level(s): Grades K-8

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Fitness, Video Games, Car Restoration, Traveling

Addie D.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): English, Writing, Reading, History, Social Studies, AP English Test Prep

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 3-12; (English, Writing, Reading, History, Social Studies); postsecondary & adult (Reading, Writing)

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Travel, Hiking, Cooking, Music, Movies, Spending time with friends and family

 

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Khadijah S.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Mathematics, ESL Mathematics

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 6-12

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Cooking, Traveling, Painting, Completing Puzzles, Playing Basketball, Dancing, Hiking

Carol B.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Writing, Reading, History, Social Studies, SAT Prep (English)

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades K-12

Language(s) Spoken: English

Hobbies / Interests: Traveling, Baking, Sewing, Reading

Stephanie W.
Mastermind

Gender: Female

Teachable Subject(s): Mathematics, Spanish

Tutoring Level(s):  Grades 6-12 (Mathematics); Grades K-12 (Spanish)

Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Hobbies / Interests: Running, Paddle Boarding, Cross Country Skiing, Painting, Drawing, Traveling, Drinking Coffee