A hard-working tutoring firm based in Atlanta. Established in 2012, we hit the ground running and haven't looked back. Let our team find the best tutor match for your student.
Teresa Ann Shell
Founder and Principal
Teresa Shell is the owner and principal tutor at Bespoke Tutoring. Teresa began her tutoring career in 1998 with elementary through high school students, specifically concentrating in Math and Science tutoring. She graduated from Georgia Tech in 2005 and continued tutoring in the Atlanta area. Teresa has worked with students not only in course subjects, but in test preparation as well. She now trains test preparation instructors in SAT, ACT, SSAT, and GRE testing curriculum and works diligently to ensure that the Bespoke team is up-to-date on all testing requirements and strategies.
Teresa is the mother of three beautiful children and an active member of Peachtree Presbyterian Church. She sits on the board of her neighborhood association as well as the Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods. In her free time, she enjoys running and drinking wine, although not at the same time.
An Atlanta native, Alisa graduated from Whitefield Academy before attending Covenant College near Chattanooga Tennessee. After college, Alisa began working with students teaching leadership development in Outdoor Adventure programs in California. Her hands-on teaching of ecology, biology, natural history and other subjects laid a great foundation for her future teaching and tutoring methods.
Alisa continued to pursue her teaching passion as an educator for Experiential Education with a non-profit in Minnesota. She gained experience teaching children with multiple learning differences as well as complex communication needs. Alisa honed her skill of altering teaching strategies to meet specific learning needs and joined the Bespoke Tutoring teaching team in 2017. Alisa is Orton-Gillingham trained and enjoys developing new curriculum for Bespoke's small group lessons as well as individual students. In her free time, Alisa enjoys outdoor adventures and reading and is an active member of her church.
Brittany Trejo is the Client Relations Coordinator at Bespoke Tutoring. Brittany works with the Bespoke Tutoring team to select the best tutor for each student using personality, interests, learning styles, and students’ preferences. Brittany has been working with children and families for over ten years and has a great rapport with children. She graduated from Starr’s Mill High School in 2004, and continued her education studying in Cincinnati and Santa Monica. Brittany serves as a liason between the family and the Bespoke team and assists clients with a variety of questions.
Brittany enjoys spending time with her husband and decorating their new home. When she's not answering client calls, Brittany is traveling the world and spending time with her family.
Cynthia began her tutoring career specializing in the arts and humanities. Before graduating from East Tennessee State University, Cynthia also worked as a news journalist, founded and led a children’s theater company, and performed in numerous professional and collegiate theatrical productions. After graduating, Cynthia moved to Los Angeles where she continued working with youth and in arts and entertainment.
Since 2010, Cynthia has called Atlanta home, where she has worked with countless young people as an academic and test prep tutor and creative arts teacher. In addition to her academic work, Cynthia serves as a church teacher and dramatist. Cynthia considers one of her most rewarding experiences to be teaching creative expression to underserved children and youth in Cape Town, South Africa. Thrilled to be part of the Bespoke team, Cynthia uses her experience and expertise to fulfill her lifelong passion for academics and the arts as enrichment in the lives of young people. When Cynthia is not teaching, she can be found performing improv, writing short stories, or exploring new places and always making friends.
The Tutoring Team
We have quite a diverse tutoring team and we strive to keep it that way! With a variety of teaching styles and personalities, we're sure to find the best fit for you student. Our tutors range from the experienced tutor finishing up his college degree to the tenured teacher who loves the individualized experience that tutoirng brings. Let us know your tutor preferences today!
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Teresa Shell, Principal Bespoke Tutoring