Tutor Doctor Frisco
- 2014 Tutor Doctor President’s Circle Winner
- 2014 President’s Award nominee
- 2014 Reader’s Choice Award Frisco Enterprise
- 2014 Reader’s Choice Award Living Magazine Frisco/McKinney
- 2013 Tutor Doctor Marketing Initiative Award nominee
- 2013 Best of Business Award Frisco Style Magazine
- 2013 Reader’s Choice Award Living Magazine Frisco/McKinney
Owner, Education Consultant
Mrs. Parkelj (pronounced par-KELL), a proud resident of Frisco since 1997, has 10+ years experience as an educator in Frisco, McKinney and Plano ISD's. As co-owner of Tutor Doctor, Mrs. Parkelj is able to fulfill her love of helping students achieve their fullest potential. Mrs. Parkelj’s own children (ages 12, 16, and 18) have taken advantage of Tutor Doctor’s services, so she knows firsthand how valuable tutoring has been from a personal perspective.
Mrs. Parkelj received numerous accolades in her teaching career including the winning of grants and professional development trips. She not only served in the classroom, but also as a presenter in district-wide staff development programs.
Mrs. Parkelj brings her professional experience in education to Tutor Doctor. She knows the Texas education system from the inside out. She knows what teachers expect in the classroom, and what students must do to achieve success in the classroom.
In addition to managing her own Tutor Doctor business, Mrs. Parkelj serves as a mentor to new Tutor Doctor franchisees, and helps their businesses thrive. She also was recently elected by her franchise peers to serve on the prestigious Franchise Advisory Committee, a committee of 8 franchise owners who serve as the liaison between franchise owners and corporate. Her passion and love for the Tutor Doctor brand is a direct result of her experiences in watching struggling students become successful students with the help of Tutor Doctor tutors.
Owner, Education Consultant
Mr. Lemery spent more than 40 years developing and managing businesses for both large and small high tech companies before recently retiring. As a sales manager for over 30 years, his focus has always been to delight his customers by delivering more than they expect.
His decision to join his daughter, Stacy Parkelj, to help her operate her tutoring business was an easy one. His wife, Bobbi, has been a teacher for over 20 years and involved with education throughout her career. He has witnessed first hand how valuable education is to our children and seen the results when great teachers help their students enjoy learning.
Mr. Lemery's main objective is to deliver the highest quality tutoring while accommodating the busy schedules of students and their parents.
Holly Floyd has been in education for 25 plus years as an administrator and/or teacher. She possesses a Masters of Arts in Education Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Education. Her philosophy as an educator includes the importance of recognizing that each client is a unique individual. She is committed to ensuring educational excellence through emphasis on providing continuous opportunities for clients to achieve their full potential. She is Bi-lingual.
She developed a program to meet the needs of students with learning differences, promoting self-motivation, and successful academic performance. She has been instrumental in developing and implementing extracurricular activities for students such as advisory activities, grade level retreats, facilitating clubs for students and organizing and leading community service projects for students to serve others while developing meaningful interpersonal relationships within a community.
As an Educational Consultant for Tutor Doctor, she creates a “roadmap” for clients to become successful.
With over 15 years in education as a classroom teacher, Wendy Kemper brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Tutor Doctor. Wendy is conscientious, hard-working and a teacher at heart. She has a BA degree in Elementary Education from Louisiana State University in Shreveport and spent much of her teaching career in Frisco ISD. She has taught science, writing and her most favorite subject, math. Wendy and her husband have 2 boys in FISD elementary school (ages 10 and 6), and can often be found on the practice field watching her little guys play baseball. Wendy’s attention to detail and understanding of the unique strengths and learning styles of each student enable her to make magical matches between our students and tutors.
Kara is a dedicated and focused tutor who specializes in ESL Education, Upper-Level English and Writing, and Japanese. She has a Masters in Communication from the University of Arkansas with a BA in International Relations. Kara has spent the last eight years working with and teaching international students. During the year, she volunteer-teaches Advanced ESL and English Conversation (Level IV) at the Roy & Helen Memorial Library in Mckinney. Kara is also a Young-Adult author with two published books and another on the way. Kara is also an avid animal-lover and has experience in wildlife and domesticated animal rescue. She has four, furry rescue children of her own. Kara is organized, passionate, dedicated, and driven. She looks forward to working with you!
Community Relations and Family Manager
Heather graduated from Texas A&M University with a BA in Communications. She has worked for non-profits and corporations utilizing her communication and marketing background. Over the years, Heather has been a Sr. Account Executive for a marketing firm, facilitated fund raising and event planning for non-profits. Heather lives in Frisco with her husband and two children. While being a stay at home mom for 15yrs., she served on many committees and boards which advocated the needs of children and her community.
Having two children in the FISD school system, Heather personally knows what it is like to address the daily demands of a student. She is empathetic to parents who are in need of academic support for their children. Her family knows first hand the positives of having a relationship with a tutor from Tutor Doctor.Get a FREE Consultation!