Teachers and Rates for ACT/SAT/PSAT Individual Tutoring
Michael K. Smith, Ph.D. Director, $1350
Dr. Smith holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He is the founder of TESTPREP EXPERTS. He is the author most recently of Playing Fast and Loose: Match Wits with the Author and Guess the Origin of Common Idioms (Authorhouse, 2013) and What Do We Do? Questions on Psychology and Education for Parents (Authorhouse, 2015) with Kathryn R. Smith.
Richard Kendrick, Ph.D., Assistant Director, $950
Mr. Kendrick earned his B.S. in psychology from Northern Arizona University. He completed his Ph.D. in experimental social psychology at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2016. Mr. Kendrick has taught courses in social psychology and research methods and received the psychology department’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year award in 2013. In addition, Mr. Kendrick has also tutored student athletes in psychology at UT, primarily in individual sessions. He has also presented his research at numerous national and international conferences. His published work has appeared in several peer-reviewed academic journals.
Charlene Gwin, B. S., $750
Mrs. Gwin earned her B.S. in Education from Tennessee Technological University. Ms. Gwin is currently an Academic Math Coach with Pellissippi State Community College. She previously taught high school math in Knox County and holds a State of Tennessee Educator License. She taught continuing education classes through the Knox County Adult Business & Information program for three years. Ms. Gwin has plans to work towards her Masters degree in the near future.
William Bolt, B. A., $750
Mr. Bolt is a West Knoxville native who graduated from West High School in 2000. He then graduated with honors with a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He was a teaching assistant and substitute teacher in the Knox County School District for several years. He has also performed in musicals and helped produce shows for Tennessee Valley Players, a local community theater non-profit. He is currently working to obtain his Tennessee teaching license.