OUR TEACHING STAFF

The Saturday Scholar staff are highly qualified with advanced college degrees and teaching experiences.  All have worked extensively with students grades 8-12 in classroom settings and as private tutors in English Language Arts,  PSAT, ACT, SAT, and college planning.

 

Susan Williams

B.A. M.Ed
Instructor
Susan is a Michigan certified educator with over 23 years of middle school and high school teaching experience. She also has experience as a Reading Disability Interventions teacher. Most of her teaching career has taken place in the city of Detroit. Currently, she is involved in private One on One Education, SAT Preparation, and she tutors at a missionary program for disadvantaged children in Pontiac. She earned three college degrees: ABA., B.A. in English and history, and a M.Ed. in Special Education, focused on disabilities in reading, writing. In order to write her thesis for her master’s graduation from Madonna University, she performed a year of research on how ADHD effects students’ reading fluency and comprehension.

Christina Gaines

B.S. M.Ed
Instructor
Christina earned her B.S. in Education from Eastern Michigan University and earned her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Differentiation at Grand Valley State University.  She holds a Professional Teaching Certificate in the State of Michigan and has been teaching Mathematics for the last 10 years.  She also serves as a Math Interventionist supporting students who are having academic challenges in the general education classroom. She uses a variety of strategies in a small group or one-on-one instructional setting to improve a students’ understanding of a concept. 

Jackqueline Lindsay

Instructor
Jackqueline has performed duties in the roles of teacher and lead teacher for over 10 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Print Marketing from Western Michigan University. She received her second Bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in Elementary Education. She also holds a master’s degree in finance from Walsh College and completed all coursework towards a Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership. Ms. Lindsey is currently working toward her Educational Specialist designation from Western Michigan University.