Laura Horwitz is mom to 3 boys and owns the offices of College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors in Glenview and Lincoln Park. She and her husband grew up on the north shore. She has a MA in Mathematics Education and has been a teacher, tutor, and babysitter. Laura uses her knowledge and experience to match role models in the form of nannies, sitters, and tutors with local families. Her Glenview office has been open since 2007 and has achieved Rockstar status 6 years in a row for building stronger families. She can find long term PT or FT nannies for families. short term back up sitters for the occasional need, or a tutor for help with homework or test prep. She has also helped roll out a brand new app that allows families to reserve a sitter on their phone in minutes. This mighty mom also is an avid volunteer and has helped with the PTA, GMPS Parent Board, Local School Council, and GBS Parent Association Executive Council, as well as participates in the local chamber of commerce and the Children's Business Network.
Christopher’s tutoring specialties include high school mathematics, science and general homework help. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in Industrial Engineering. While using his degree at companies such as Goose Island Brewery, and Vosges Haut-Chocolaut, he has always maintained an interest within education and tutoring. He is a tutor who’s cool, calm and collected, allowing students to become more vocal about their issues or problems with subjects.
Joanie grew up in a sleepy lakefront town in northern Indiana in a home built for and displayed in the 1933 Chicago World's Fair! She has 5 brothers and sisters. Joanie has BA in Child Psychology; heavily involved in the performing arts - musical theatre, choirs, speech and dramatics fraternities. Later, completed MA in Organizational Development with a concentration in Human Resources. Gained early experience in Human Resources with a consumer electronics company. Later went into elementary and early childhood education as an early childhood educator, camp director and an elementary school special education instructor. Recently completed MA in HR. She uses all those skills to help match Role Models with families through CNT.
Joaquin is an Indiana University Graduate.
He is the proud father of 3 boys. He has a masters degree in International Business from De Paul. In his professional career, he has worked on the manufacturing side as well as the distribution side of power and motion components. More recently in sales and export for a privately held firm. In 2011 he began a new career with a focus on child development and family services. College Nannies and Tutors has allowed me to hone my skills in human resource management, marketing, as well as personal development. I look forward to expanding CNT's market share in Illinois. He is also continually pursuing a musical ambition by recording and performing with fellow musicians in the greater Chicago-land area.
Julie is originally from Elmhurst, Illinois and graduated from York High School. As a young "tween" through high school age, she babysat for many families. She also worked as a cashier at a local hardware store. She attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and received a B.S. Degree in Business/Retailing. After graduation, julie returned to the area and moved to the Lincoln Park/Lakeview neighborhoods of Chicago. She worked in various corporate roles (administrative, training and documentation, staffing/recruiting) as well as in retail management for a national retailer. She married and had three kids and currently reside in Oak Park. Julie joined College Nannies + Tutors as an On Call Staffing Coordinator where she is excited to be a part of the team and looks forward to working with nannies and assisting families with their child care needs
Stephanie is a Sr. Staffing Coordinator with College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors. Stephanie enjoys being part of a team dedicated to helping build stronger families by providing in home child care services. A Northeastern Illinois University graduate with a Bachelors in Psychology / Minor in Social Work, Stephanie has aimed to apply her studies towards finding great Nannies and Sitters. During college, Stephanie was also a Sitter with College Nannies and Tutors and uses her previous experiences to better understand what families seek.
Welcome, I am Raquel. I am a bilingual mother of three grown children and a grandmother to three sweet grandchildren.I too once searched someone true & genuine to look after and maintain the foundation in my scared home. I know how important it is to have someone with good qualities: responsible, reliable & amorous. I dedicated the last six years to giving back the gentle care I received when I needed it .I began to mother children from newborns to toddlers and also have gained much experience with ages 6-11. It has been a true joy to be in the presence of children. I enjoy and partake in all the activities that reside in a daily routine. It's my pleasure to keep tummies healthy and happy . I am a very positive person, creating a warm atmosphere around my children. I'd love an opportunity to continue to aid in helping families as much as possible to simplify and improve the child's lifestyle.
Hi! My name is Jessica and I'm 23 years old. I can't think of a time in my life where I haven't been surrounded by kids. I have been a child care provider for 5 years. I have worked with children from 8 months to 10 years old. I am energetic, friendly and motivated to help children become happy,healthy and well-behaved. As a childcare provider, I enjoy sharing my love of the outdoors and art with kids. I am enthusiastic and responsible person and look forward to meeting you and your kid(s).
My name is Monica. I'm a native speaker from Spain and I have lived in Chicago area for 10 years. I came in an exchange teaching program and since then I have been teaching elementary and secondary grades in the same school district.
I have a Master degree in Arts of Teaching from Aurora University, another one in History from Valencia University in Spain and ESL from Illinois State University. I have already taken courses in Columbia University in NYC, Universidad Catolica de Chile, East Anglia University in England...
I have worked as a part-time babysitter since I was 19 to help me to pay my University studies and now I do it for fun. I like working with kids, see them grow emotionally and physically.
I have participated in several History Grants and also tutored in group or individually. My specialties are any social science subject, Reading at all levels, Math from K-6, Spanish at all levels and ESL.
My passion is learning, education and kids.
Ashkan graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with both a degree in Neuroscience and his Masters in Public Health. He is thrilled to be working with the CNST team and brings over 10 years of tutoring experience. His focus will be on the ACT, English, Reading, Science, Math, and Spanish. Ashkan thoroughly enjoys working with all of his students, as this provides an opportunity for him to hear more about their backgrounds. He is confident that every student can be successful as long as they put their mind to it.