Jessica Whitlock

Jessica WhitlockJessica Whitlock

Jessica Whitlock is a Graduate of Millersville University, with a degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education.  Before joining the team at Sylvan, Jessica taught Kindergarten and worked as an Assistant Director for an early childhood center in Lancaster, Pa.

Jessica is certified in PA to teach children from birth through 6th grade.  Jessica believes that all children have the ability to learn.  It is her goal to be able to help students discover the joy of knowledge, and to help them be successful in reaching their full potential.

Jessica Burns

Jessica BurnsJessica Burns

Jessica Burns earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, PA.

She is a PA state certified teacher.  Her responsibilities at Sylvan include teaching students of all grade levels, communicating with students’ classroom teachers, and conducting parent conferences.

Her philosophy of education is built on the foundation that every child has the ability to learn and to succeed.  It is her desire to instill a love and excitement for learning into every student she teaches.

Leilani Hill

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Leilani Hill is a Graduate of Millersville University, with a degree in Elementary Education. Leilani is certified in Pennsylvania to teach children from Kindergarten through 6th grade. Before joining the team at Sylvan, Leilani worked one on one with a child with special needs.

Leilani’s responsibilities at Sylvan include maintaining contact with classroom teachers and guidance counselors, meeting with parents for ongoing conferences, prepping for meetings and instruction, teaching, and monitoring student programs.

Leilani strongly believes that every child can learn and she desires that every child would strive to be lifelong learners!

Elizabeth Clippinger

ElizabethElizabeth Clippinger

Elizabeth is an Associate Director of Education and graduated from Eastern University with her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education; she also earned her Master’s degree in Education and Reading from Chestnut Hill College. She is a PA certified teacher, K-6th grade.

Elizabeth’s responsibilities at Sylvan include tracking and updating student programs, keeping open communication with schools, parents and students, scheduling and attending parent meetings, and preparing daily instruction for students.

Elizabeth loves working in an environment where she can help students become successful learners and help them grow their love of learning. “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” –William Butler Yeats

Pamela Bard-Cingle

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Pamela L. Bard grew up in Lancaster and graduated from Warwick High School.  Pamela earned her degree in Early Childhood Development and Elementary Education from Shippensburg University.

Pamela is a state certified teacher and has a wealth of experience providing leadership and direction for the education and care of children.  Her responsibilities at Sylvan include meeting with parents, overseeing the learning center and the Prometric Technical Center, administration and hiring, and school visits.

Pamela loves working with students, both children and adults.  When asked what she liked about teaching, Pamela did not respond “Reading” or “Math”.  Her emphatic response was, “Students”.