MEET US!

We are a group of college volunteers hoping to help teachers, parents, and students mitigate the negative effects of remote learning. We hope to create a positive and educational experience for our students and parents, and we are constantly looking for ways to improve!

 

LEADERSHIP TEAM

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AIKO CASTREJON

Executive Director

Aiko is a senior at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is majoring in accounting. She was born and raised in Chicago and has experience tutoring elementary school students at Chicago Public Schools reading and writing. Fun Fact: She likes to paint in her free time!

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VANESSA VAZQUEZ

Education Director

Vanessa is a senior at North Park University double majoring in Spanish and Education. She has lots of experience tutoring as a part-time Spanish teacher. Fun Fact: She loves dogs!

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LAUREN MELTON

Head Tutor

Lauren is a junior at the University of Illinois Chicago and is majoring in nursing. She has experience tutoring middle school and high school students in math. Fun fact: She had been doing archery for 10 years!

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JACKELYNE CARRERA

Operations Director

Jacky is a junior at the University of Illinois Chicago majoring in Business. She joined our team because she wants to give the opportunity to children to further enhance their learning. Fun Fact: She loves learning so she has picked up many hobbies such as swimming, video games, cooking, dancing, and more.

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DIVYA PATEL

Finance Director

COMING SOON

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DANIELA JIMENEZ

Marketing Director

Daniela is a junior at the University of Illinois Chicago majoring in marketing. She has experience working in communications as well and loves being a apart of the Teaching Buddies community. Fun Fact: She loves to read!

 

OUR TEACHING BUDDIES COME FROM A VARIETY OF SCHOOLS AND BACKGROUNDS!

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS CHICAGO

BROWN UNIVERSITY

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

UNIVERISTY OF MICHIGAN

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

EMORY UNIVERSITY

 

OUR MENTORS

KARA SILVERGLAT

Teacher at National Teachers Academy

 

OUR SPONSORS

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