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Learning Center

Sage Explorers' Learning Center

The Learning Center at Sage Explorers helps students in kindergarten through high school in all academic areas.  Whether you are looking for homework help, academic enrichment, test prep, or something in between, Sage Explorers has a tutor who specializes in that area!  Our tutors will tailor a program to meet the needs of your child.


Pricing, Packages, and Policies:

30 Min. - $35

45 Min. - $52.50

1 Hour - $70

A cancellation fee of 50% will apply after 8AM on the day of the scheduled session.  Tutoring sessions can be purchased as you go or in packages of 5 or 10 to save you 5% off of the total cost.

Package A:  5 one hour sessions @ $332.50

Package B:  10 one hour sessions @ $665.00

Small group tutoring options are still available.  If you wish to put together a group of 2-4 students in need of similar help, the charge is $35 per hour per student.


Schedule a Session:

To schedule a tutoring session visit our schedulicity site or call the store to talk with a tutor or manager at 224-271-2135.


Meet the Tutors:


Allison Gurza

  • 17 years of teaching experience in K-5th grades
  • Maintains her Illinois Professional Educator License with endorsements in Elementary Education (K-9) and Gifted Education (K-4)
  • Master of Arts in Education (Curriculum and Instruction)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
  • 20 years of experience tutoring elementary and middle school students in all academic areas


Beth Casey

  • 10 years teaching experience in 6th-8th grades (Language Arts)
  • Maintains her Illinois Professional Educator License with endorsements in Elementary Education (K-9), Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Gifted Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with Middle School endorsement
  • Currently teaches 8th grade Language Arts

Mary Pawl (Reading Specialist)

  • 20+ years experience in education (K-12) including teaching 1st and 3rd grades, reading specialist (K-12), and creative drama education consultant
  • Taught graduate school education courses in reading, reading comprehension, and motivation
  • Master of Arts and Education with Reading Specialist endorsement
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Dipika Subramaniam (Mathematics Specialist)

  • Graduate student at Lake Forest College
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Research Assistant