Tutors & Instructors


We 100% guarantee you will love your tutor. We meet with each family before making the tutor match to ensure a perfect fit every time! We are proud to have earned 100% satisfaction from our past and current families, and to enjoy a great reputation with area schools. Pacific Learning Academy Tutors and Teachers are of the highest quality:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in their subject area
  • Proven track record in teaching and instruction
  • Enthusiastic and positive as a role model
  • Exceptional communicators
  • Backgrounds checked


Lead Instructors at Pacific Learning Academy

Pacific Learning Academy employs degreed professionals in all subject areas. All instructors go through the Academy’s training program, which may include elements such as Executive Functioning Coaching, SAT/ACT prep, Test-taking strategies, Memorization, Time Management, High School Credit Course Instruction and more!

Oliver W. – History, English

Oliver grew up in Enumclaw and graduated from the University of Washington in 2016 with a BA in U.S. History (Law & Policy minor). He has a passion for music (from classical to progressive rock) and enjoys studying music theory and playing guitar. When the snow starts falling, he spends his time snowboarding in the mountains and reading science fiction by the fire.


Susan D. – English, Test Prep

Susan graduated from Colorado State University with a BA in English with high distinction and later earned a MEd from The College of William and Mary. She has taught in a variety of settings including public schools, homeschool co-ops, and one-on-one tutoring. Homeschooling her two daughters honed her skills in individualizing instruction for a particular student. When not teaching, she can usually be found hiking the mountains and hills in the Seattle area or curled up with a good book.


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