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.
Joaquin is an Indiana University Graduate with a Masters Degree from DePaul University. A proud father of 3 young men, two of which have joined College Nannies and Tutors. Professionally, Joaquin has worked in sales, manufacturing, and distribution. In 2011 he joined the CNT team with a desire to focus on child development through tutoring, and help build stronger families. The experience has allowed him to develop skills in human resource management, marketing, as well as his own personal development. He looks forward to continued growth and new opportunities. His main hobby is playing guitar. He is currently a lead guitarist for the High Point Church Worship Band.
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
Some of our Nannies
I graduated from DePaul University with a major in Latin American and Latino Studies and minors in Intercultural Communication and Spanish. I will continue my studies in the fall at Illinois Institute of Technology in their Kent College of Law where I will seek to focus on family law. I have over 6 years of experience with childcare through babysitting and working at a preschool. I also have experience with tutoring children. I have experience working with children from infants to teenagers. I have always had a love and passion for children and welcome opportunities to continue to work with them.
"I am currently in my final year at Depaul University, studying Health Sciences, with a concentration in public health. My goal after graduation is to take my skills and help as many people as possible. I have always loved working with children and have 7 years of experience working with children in school, camp, and home settings, with children’s ages ranging from newborns to teenagers. I am really excited for the opportunity to help out as a nanny!"
Some of our Tutors
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.
I recently graduated from Loyola University with two degrees in History and Secondary Education. At Loyola University, I took rigorous courses in education and history, and gained considerable teaching experience from interning at middle schools and high schools in Chicago and Evanston. During the Fall semester, I student taught a diverse range of students at CICS Northtown High School. Since that time, I have become ever more passionate about education and the road to success. I have much experience tutoring. I pride myself in believing that every child and student, no matter his or her background, has strengths, unique abilities, and talents. Thus, it is my goal as a tutor and an educator to help students draw out and apply their strengths while assisting them in areas which are in need of improvement so that they can use their divergent and critical thinking to solve problems, become inspired, and have a strong sense of self-belief.
College Nannies Sitters + Tutors | Chicago | Evanston has been Building Stronger Families® in Evanston and surrounding communities since 2014. Locally owned and operated, we are part of your community, here to serve your family.
Whether your family needs the quality care that comes from one of our role model nannies or the one-on-one attention from one of our College Tutors, we are committed to helping you build a stronger family. Please call or stop in today to schedule a personal family consultation.