Miss Georgia Goodell is an enthusiastic educator with years of experience tutoring students of all ages. While Georgia studied English Literature at Ohio University, she pursued her passion for teaching by tutoring students in math, science, reading, and writing. Georgia is our Camp Program Manager and also tutors student. Georgia is a very kind and patient tutor, and her passion for helping students is reflected in her teaching.
Hometown: Sarasota Springs, NY
Favorite Food: Chocolate ice cream
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, and surfing
Superpower she wish she had: Teleportation
Currently Reading: The Overstory by Richard Powers
First Job: Horseback riding instructor
Fun Fact: She’s a twin!
Hidden Talent: Can wiggle her eyebrows
Favorite Quote: “When the world is a puddle – wonderful.” – E.E. Cummings
Miss Courtney Pagach moved to Honolulu from Columbus, Ohio where she attended Ohio University and received both a Bachelors in Moderate to Intensive Special Education and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Courtney has had the opportunity to teach and tutor a variety of subjects from elementary to high school with great success. She recently taught the middle school STEM and math review class online with our contracted after school program, and she was one of our instructors at our learning center for our S.T.E.A.M. camp. Courtney is also our Manoa Keiki Club Program Manager and tutors some of our private tutoring students.
Hometown: Hilliard, Ohio
Favorite Food: Pizza
Hobbies: Hiking, outdoor activities, and playing with her cat, Nora
Favorite Emoji: 🤩
First Job: Graeter’s Ice Cream Shop
Hidden Talent: Can lick her own elbow
Miss Sophie Cooperman is a patient, kind and enthusiastic educator. After graduating from the College of Charleston, Miss Sophie has worked with students, grades K-8, in both schools and clinics. Within these settings, Sophie has successfully taught and tutored many subjects to both special needs and neurotypical students. Over the last 5 years, Sophie has taught students with a variety of academic backgrounds and learning styles. Miss Sophie is currently our Tutoring Manager and also tutors students and teaches writing during S.T.E.A.M. camps.
Hometown: Livingston, New Jersey
Favorite Food: Tacos
Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, horseback riding
Superpower she wish she had: To be able to time travel
First Job: Nanny
Fun Fact: She has lived in 6 different states all over the country!
Colleen graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a BA in English and Communications. Colleen has worked for Tutor Doctor for 2 years and is currently our Learning Center Office Manager.
Hometown: Catonsville, MD
Favorite Food: Burgers
Hobbies: writing and swimming
Superpower she wish she had: super strength
Favorite animal: Cats
Favorite Emoji: 🤩
First Job: Nanny
Hidden talent: Knows how to sail!
Alaina is a senior at Mid-Pacific Institute. She is currently enrolled in five IB courses (Biology, English, Global Politics, Japanese, and Psychology). She is excited to work with the Tutor Doctor Team due to her involvement working as a teacher’s assistant for 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade summer orientations.
Madison has a bachelors of psychology with a focus on child and youth studies from University of San Francisco. She has always loved working with kids and wanted to continue once moving back home after college. Madison is currently our lead instructor for Manoa Keiki Club.
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Favorite Food: Pho
Hobbies: Dancing, traveling
Superhero she would want to be: Captain Marvel
Superpower she wish she had: Telekinesis
Favorite animal: Turtles!
Currently reading: Beach Read by Emily Henry
Favorite Emoji: 🏽
First Job: Camp Assistant at the Children’s Discovery Center
Hidden talent: I can make a three leaf clover with my tongue
Zoe is currently attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa for Electrical Engineering. She will be graduating this May and already has a job secured with Booz Allen Hamilton. In high school, Zoe worked for Kumon as an early learner educator.
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Favorite Food: Jersey Mikes
Hobbies: Going to the beach
Superhero she would want to be: Hulk
Superpower she wish she had: Mindreading
Favorite animal: CAPYBARA
Currently reading: The Missing README: A Guide for the New Software Engineer by Dmitriy Ryaboy
Favorite Emoji: 🙈
First Job: Sailing Instructor
Hidden talent: Can touch her nose with her tongue