Our Educators

Effective teaching is both an art and a science. That’s why Tutor Time supports educators as they create and implement inspiring, developmentally appropriate, and sound curriculum.


Dr. Susan Canizares

Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Susan is responsible for leading all aspects of the educational mission, including refining curricula and the policies and practices that address academic achievement.


Dr. Susan holds a Ph.D. in language and literacy development. She brings more than 20 years of managerial experience in educational publishing, specializing in early childhood education.


During her previous tenure at Scholastic, Inc., she authored more than 100 nonfiction photographic titles for beginning readers, as well as co-authoring the best-selling Building Language for Literacy program (with Dr. Susan B. Neuman and Dr. Catherine Snow) and The Early Childhood Workshop (with Cathy Collins Block and Ellen Booth Church). Some of her other published credits include Side by Side Series: Little Raccoon Catches a Cold, A Writer’s Garden and Children to Children – Works by Young Authors and Illustrators.


Dr. Susan earned her Ph.D. from Fordham University and a master’s degree in special education, specializing in Early Childhood, from New York University. Her background includes experience as a center director for an early education center, as well as teaching special education in the New York Public School system.

Our Language Teachers
All of our experienced teachers are either native English or Mandarin speakers, and hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, with relevant industry certification. Each language teacher is trained in our proprietary training program to ensure that they are able to implement Tutor Time’s approach, values, and curriculum in each lesson.

Our Classroom Teachers
All of our experienced Classroom Teachers are certified as either Qualified Kindergarten Teachers, Childcare Education, Child Care Worker or Child Care Supervisor.


In addition to the wealth of previous experience they bring in, We’re proud to provide a robust variety of professional development pathways to our educators. This, in turn, ensures the highest quality educational experience for your child.

Wow Activity Group

(6 months to 2 years)

Nursery Program

(2 to 3 years)

Kindergarten Program

(3 to 6 years)