OUR TUTORS

Our exceptional tutors are experienced, certified teachers who work with all levels of students in Virginia classrooms every day.

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Mr. Reynolds graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1990 and has been teaching in public schools ever since. Having taught all levels of secondary education, he is familiar with the wide range of skills that students bring into Personal Best sessions, so he can meet their instructional needs well. He is certified in Secondary English Education and Gifted Instruction. He currently teaches IB English, serves as the Gifted and Secondary Services Coordinator, and is a former English Department Co-Chair at Brooke Point High School in Stafford, Virginia.

Founder/President and Language Arts Tutor

Dewey Reynolds
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Ms. Burdsall received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Wright State University and her Master's of Education from University of Mary Washington. She went on to earn her Master's of Educational Leadership from George Mason University. She has been teaching and tutoring English since 2008, tutoring SOL remediation since 2012, and has more recently become both an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher and an IB CAS Coordinator. Ms. Burdsall currently teaches at Brooke Point High School in Stafford, Virginia where she is also a forensics and debate coach.

Language Arts Tutor

Jennifer Burdsall
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Ms. Knott graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education. She went on to earn her Master’s in Education Leadership from George Mason University in 2000. Her National Board Certification from 2008 was renewed in 2018. Ms. Knott has taught all levels of math classes at Virginia high schools such as King George High School (‘92-’93), Brooke Point High School (‘93-’16), and has been a full-time staff member of the Math Department at Stafford High School since 2016.

Math Tutor

Kristen Knott
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Mr. Galluzzi was born and raised in DuBois, Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Mathematics Education from Penn State University. He has been a full-time staff member of the Brooke Point High School Math Department in Stafford, Virginia since 2015 teaching IB Mathematics and Algebra 2. He enjoys rooting for his Pittsburgh sports teams and fishing.

Math Tutor

Seth Galluzzi

Ms. Phillips graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics. She started teaching in 2006 while earning her Master’s in Education from Mary Washington University. She taught in King George County, Virginia from 2006-2011 and has been teaching all levels of math as a full-time staff member at Brooke Point High School in Stafford, Virginia since 2012.

Math Tutor

Ashley Phillips

 (540) 268-3640

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