Atlanta Tutors was founded in 2005 by Nathan and Hope Vigil–a husband and wife team of dedicated educators.
Nathan Vigil, Director
Nathan Vigil received his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and his master’s degree from Emory University. Nathan has published with Cambridge University Press and Routledge Press, given academic presentations at Oxford University and to the American Historical Association, and received scholarships from Princeton University and the US Department of Education. In addition to running Atlanta Tutors, Nathan teaches college Writing and History courses. He has been recognized for excellence in teaching on three occasions. In recent years, he has taught at Georgia Tech, Emory, and the University of Georgia.
Hope Vigil, Curriculum Development and Community Outreach
Hope Vigil graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs. She earned her master’s degree in Education from California State University, Fullerton, and, prior to starting Atlanta Tutors, Hope worked as an English Instructor at Georgia Christian University. She is currently an Academic Advisor at UGA.
Heather Love, Client Relations and Tutor Management
Heather Love received her bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of Georgia and her master’s degree in Counseling from Georgia State University. Prior to working for Atlanta Tutors, Heather was a mental health therapist and a physician recruiter for Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta. She has also worked as an adoption counselor while living in south Florida. Heather has a long history of volunteer work for her children’s schools, including serving as PTA President, classroom parent, and team mom. Heather lives with her husband and two children in Cumming.
Danielle Hawkins, Client Relations and Tutor Management
Danielle Hawkins has over 9 years experience in the field of education. She received her bachelor?s degree in education from the University of Florida where she was the recipient of the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship and completed Literacy Intervention Training. She then completed a master?s degree in education, also from the University of Florida. During her graduate studies, she completed a year-long internship at the P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, a national leader in K-12 pedagogical research. Prior to joining Atlanta Tutors, Danielle was a Lead Teacher at a Sylvan Learning Center and the Assistant Director of Kids? Zone Learning Center. She also taught 3rd and 5th grade for four years in the Cobb County School District.
Philip Bradley, Systems Development
Philip Bradley grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Tucker High School. He attended Georgia Tech, where he was a President’s Scholar and graduated with a degree in Computer Science. Philip has a long history of mentoring Georgia young people, including ten years as a counselor and advisor to student associations at Georgia Tech and UGA.
At the outset, we’d like to make one thing very clear: We do not hire average tutors. Our tutors are absolutely the very best tutors in Alpharetta.
At Alpharetta Tutors we carefully screen all of our tutors to ensure that they meet the highest standards of academic achievement, teaching ability, and personal character.
All of our tutors have college degrees from distinguished universities or are unusually-bright juniors and seniors at local universities. They are all successful, dynamic individuals. They do not just strive to teach others the principles of academic excellence; they embody these very principles in their own lives.
We are the gold standard in the tutoring business. Our tutors are the very best. And our experience shows that the very best tutors produce the very best results.