Meet The Team

There are many large, impersonal tutoring companies out there. Growing Exceptional Minds Tutoring is proud to not be one of them.  If you are looking for expert, local tutoring then you've come to the right place!

Allow one of our expert tutors to instill G.E.M.s to help your child experience

academic success.

Our Tutors


Ms. Hayes

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Ms. Hayes is a passionate educator who loves to share the joys of teaching growing readers! She is a certified Reading Specialist in the State of Georgia and holds a masters degree in the areas of TESOL, reading, language and literacy. She is currently earning her Dyslexia Specialist Certification through the Dyslexia Training Institute.


She works to foster reading development in students by using Structured Literacy methods to close the achievement gap and build reading skills for students with dyslexia as well as other literacy needs.

Ms. Hayes is honored to support student’s reading development as an Instructional Tutor for G.E.M. Tutoring.

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Ms. Ashley

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Ms. Ashley is a  proud graduate of  the University of Georgia. She received her degree in Secondary English Education and is certified to teach grades 6-12. She is proud to celebrate almost 10 years of teaching with no plans on stopping anytime soon!


There is nothing that excites Ms. Ashley more than teaching her students to read and write well. She provides thorough, guided, and engaging instruction that has been successful for many years. She enjoys seeing progress and breaking barriers with her students. Ms. Ashley is more than thrilled to be a part of G.E.M. Tutoring and looks forward to growing the minds of all of her scholars!

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Ms. Isabelle

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Ms. Isabelle discovered as a kid how fun reading can be. She believes in the importance of not only mastering reading skills but enjoying the process as well.

Ms. Isabelle has tutored for the International Rescue Committee. She loves the joy that children bring into a learning environment and is a proud UGA Bulldog. She is excited to apply thoughtful instruction and engaging methods to help students achieve their reading goals!

Ms. Jenn


Ms. Jenn is the founder and Lead Tutor of Growing Exceptional Minds Tutoring. She graduated magna cum laude from Georgia State University with a dual degree in Early Childhood and Special Education. She has been teaching for almost 10 years and is certified to teach K-12. ​​She is also an Orton-Gillingham trained tutor and has been using a structured literacy approach for over 2 years. 

As an experienced teacher, she recognizes that each child is different and needs their learning styles catered to. In a classroom setting, it's challenging to access each learner. In response to this problem, G.E.M. Tutoring was born. 

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Ms. Frances

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Ms. Frances is a proud UGA Bulldog and currently serves as a K-8 Math Tutor! She has also tutored college-level Computer Science and Algebra.  Regardless of the subject area, her goal as a tutor remains the same: Love for learning never ceases when education starts with encouragement.​

Ms. Frances is excited to help our scholars become confident mathematicians! 


Ms. Erinn

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Ms. Erinn is a graduate of Hampton University. She continued her education at Georgia State University where she earned a M.A. in Middle Grades English and Social Studies instruction. In 2014, Ms. Erinn served as a Literacy Instructional Coach and in 2017, she became an Assistant Principal. Additionally, Ms. Erinn was named KIPP WAYS Academy Teacher of the Year.


Ms. Erinn is excited to serve the children of Atlanta and instill academic G.E.M.s in each one!


Ms. Molly

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​Ms. Molly has earned a Certificate in Disability Studies and continues to work towards a Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia. 


No matter the subject, she loves helping students and seeing them grow! Ms. Molly believes in making sure that all students achieve success through scaffolded instruction and continual encouragement.