Our Team

Every child is unique. Each child possesses his or her own skills, talents, and challenges. At W-S Tutoring, we believe students can reach their full potential with personalized and small-group instruction that instills confidence, character, and a lifelong love of learning. We offer unmatched experience and excellent results from the SAT and ACT tests. Collectively, We have acquired over 30 years of teaching experience where we have worked with a large variety and number of students.



Sarah McAuley


Sarah McAuley is an experienced tutor and academic coach with a passion for assisting students in developing the confidence and skills necessary to reach optimum potential in English language-based courses. She has Orton-Gillingham training and has done much study on writing instruction methods, and is focused on teaching the imperative writing skills students must have to succeed. Sarah prides herself in tailoring her sessions to meet each student's unique needs and learning style. Having the ability to earn each student's trust quickly combined with her caring demeanor enables Sarah to connect easily with all types of students. When she gets time away from tutoring, Sarah likes spending time outdoors with friends and family. Reading, cooking, working out and walking her two beloved rescue dogs are also her interests.

Our Teachers    

Bita Salem
Bita Salem graduated from Tehran University with a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science. Bita presently is the director of the tutoring program at Summit School in Winston-Salem. Bita's extensive math and computer science background is not the only thing that she brings to the table. Her engaging, warm attitude, combined with a gift for putting herself in the student's shoes and explaining subjects in ways that students actually understand, are her specialties.  Bita's students not only have a highly knowledgeable tutor but an actual, empathetic friend who knows how to speak their language.
Thomas Wilson  
Thomas Wilson is known by many as “The Math Whisperer.”  Having tutored mathematics professionally for nearly twenty years, Thomas has the unique ability to adapt to the individual learning styles of his various students.  His experience runs the complete gamut from elementary school math through the college level. He specializes in instructing AP level math courses as well as standardized test preparation.  When he is not tutoring, Thomas spends his free time running and biking, and is an avid student of the financial markets.  Thomas's passion is to create a financial literacy program for high school students as a way of connecting mathematics to real world scenarios.  
Rosemary McCarthy   
Rosemary McCarthy has truly been inspired by her students with multiple learning styles over the past twelve years. She possesses a varied background in arts management and healthcare administration, and currently works at Wake Forest University. Rosemary specializes in tutoring SAT and ACT test prep, in addition to assisting with any and all types of essay writing. Providing confidence to students who are navigating the terrain of standardized testing is an essential component of her educational approach. .



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