Sydney Leonard


Brief Bio:

Sydney has a Masters degree in Victorian Literature from George Washington University and a Bachelors degree in both History and English from the University of Rochester. In addition to working for Avery Learning Lab, she is a teaching assistant in the third and fourth grade at a charter school in Hillsborough. Before moving to Chapel Hill, she was a seventh grade History teacher at a private school in Fairfax, Virginia. She became a Language Arts and History teacher and tutor because she wanted to help kids discover the joy of reading, while also helping them have more confidence when it comes to using the creative part of their minds. Her passions include teaching, writing, reading, and traveling.

Testimonials from students and parents:

Subject Areas:

  • K-8: Math
  • K-12: Reading and Writing
  • SAT/ACT Prep

Type of Tutoring:

  • Basic (Reading and Math), Intensive (Reading and Writing)
  • SAT/ACT Prep Sessions


Other Duties: 

  • Tutoring Manager
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Blog Contributor


Contact Info: (If you are an existing student/parent of Sydney’s)

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Want to sign up for tutoring with Sydney?

Contact: or call 919-578-6990