Hannah is the founder of Family Focused Tutors. She double majored at Emmaus Bible College receiving her B. S. in Elementary Education and in Bible Theology. She has also completed her Master's in Educational Leadership from Pensacola Christian College. She is a state-certified teacher and has a K-8 reading endorsement. She has worked with students in a classroom setting, in person, and online. She also has experience teaching students with special needs such as dyslexia, ADD and autism. Hannah is passionate about helping children love the process of learning and pushing them to their full potential. She is a very patient teacher who works to have students actively involved during her tutoring sessions. She looks forward to working with and getting to know your family.
Audrey graduated from Pensacola Christian College with her B. A. in English and is currently pursuing her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Liberty University. She has worked in childcare for 3 years, teaching children from toddler age to elementary age. She can teach English on any level, as well as beginning levels of Spanish. Audrey will adjust the learning trajectory based on your child's needs. Because she believes that children have an innate love of learning, she will strive to bring out your child's natural intelligence and passion for education. She would love to help your child grow through student tailored tutoring.
Joshua Waters graduated from Hyles-Anderson College with a bachelor's degree in secondary education and began teaching at Great Hope Baptist School in the fall of 2013. He taught high school English and math for six years before going back to college in 2019. He recently graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a master's degree in Educational Leadership. He is currently teaching junior high English and high school math at Landmark Christian School. He has been working with children in many capacities since he was a teenager at his local church. He loves teaching and looks forward to meeting new people all the time. Joshua will work with you and your children to make an impact in their education while being supportive and encouraging in order to boost confidence in academics.
Courtney majored in English education at Pensacola Christian College and got her masters in English from Pensacola Christian as well. She has worked with Junior high and high school students as well as college students; her areas of expertise are English and history, as well as working with intermediate/advanced ELL students. Courtney is a passionate teacher who strives to help her students understand their subjects. She looks forward to working with and getting to know your family.
Lindsay Alligood is currently studying secondary education, specifically History and English at Pensacola Christian College. She is in her junior year there and has completed three years in the education program. On top of being an education major, Lindsay also volunteered at a school in Ghana, West Africa leading Sunday School and kid’s clubs for a month and was a nanny for two years. She has experience working with all ages, from two years old up to high school age. She is very passionate about education and helping children succeed in their studies.
Izzy Joransen is a senior at LeTourneau University studying a Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministry with a minor in Cross-Cultural Studies. After she graduates in May of 2022, her hope is to continue her education by studying Marine Biology. She has experience working with children through volunteering as a camp counselor, as an ESL assistant, and through teaching classes for homeschool families and on mission trips. Though she has not pursued a degree in education, she has taken multiple education courses through her college career and has recently finished her basic TESOL certification course. She wants to teach students in a way that allows them to love learning. Through recognizing that each student is different, her goal is to create an environment that works with each student's learning style. She is passionate about learning and loves helping others gain confidence in the subjects they are studying. She is looking forward to working with you to help your student learn new and hard concepts in a fun and encouraging way!
Sandy Foster graduated from Northwest Bible College in Minot, ND with a BA in Christian Education. After graduating, she spent a year in Liberia, West Africa teaching in a Bible school for pastors and doing children’s ministry on weekends. She taught school at Walworth Christian School for 10 years. Math and English were the majority of her classes, but taught Bible, history and science at times. She worked with 2nd through 12th, but most of the teaching was in the upper grades. During high school working with 2-5 year old's was her favorite. Being able to work with and help people of all ages brings her joy.
Julie majored in Elementary Education and Bible Theology as well as minoring in ELL (English Language Learner) at Emmaus Bible College. She is Iowa-certified with a K-8 Reading Endorsement. She has had a wide variety of teaching experience such as being an elementary teacher, teacher assistant at a childcare, middle school youth group leader, summer camp counselor from elementary age students to high school students, and being a mom to a toddler. Julie has always strived to help all students find their love of learning through their natural strengths and unique passions they are gifted with. In her free time, she loves being a stay-at-home mom, spending time with her family, and exploring new outdoor places. She looks forward to working with your child to help them be more confident in their academics.
Heidi majored in Elementary Education and received a certification in Special Education at Maranatha Baptist University. She is Wisconsin-State certified k-8 in general education and is certified k-12 in Special Education who has had many valuable educational experiences with students in special education. She has worked with students in the classroom setting, online, and on a personal level. She has had experience with students with special needs including ADHD, OHI, Autism, LD, and ADD. Heidi is passionate about helping children develop their individual abilities to their full potential. She is very patient, hardworking, and encouraging. She strives to engage and involve her students during teaching in a variety of ways. She looks forward to serving and working alongside your family.
My name is Hannah and I am a missionary kid from Peru, South America. I am currently studying History education because I love how God has laid out the time and eras. I am minoring in English because my love for literature and how it is affected by the history intrigues me. I also have a love for math and reading. I love helping people and teaching children and cannot wait to get to know any of my students.
Nicole graduated from Hyles-Anderson College with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education. She has taught high school math for seven years. Nicole enjoys working with students and helping them master even the most complex math concepts. She looks forward to helping your student succeed.
Aaron is a programmer by training, with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. However, he has a passion for teaching, both in education and in ministry. He currently works as a high school paraprofessional while tutoring with FFT and is active in his local church in Dubuque, Iowa.
Aaron was married in July 2021. He and his wife enjoy cooking new dishes, playing music, and exploring the outdoors together.
Becky Moe is a graduate of Northern Illinois University where she majored in General Mathematics. She has been a math teacher since 2007 and has taught almost all levels of high school mathematics and some college level mathematics. She currently teaches Mathematics and Physics at Faith Christian School in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. Becky is passionate about helping students understand mathematics - not just the how, but the why.
Whitney Rasmussen graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She is currently completing a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Clarks Summit University. Whitney has worked with many kids at different grade levels across all subjects and loves to integrate fun with learning to create an environment conducive to enjoyable learning for students!
Emily is currently a senior at Pensacola Christian College pursuing her B.S. in Secondary Education with a concentration in English and History. She has worked with a variety of students ranging from K-4 to 12th grade helping them in English, math, history, and phonics. She loves watching students grasp a concept and succeed in a difficult subject. She is looking forward to working with you to help your student thrive.