Chosing a tutor for your child is an important decision.
Westchase Tutoring Co. is committed to delivering the highest quality individualized instruction across a range of subjects, while making your child's learning experience as fun as possible. 
 
Why choose us?
 
  • We make learning fun!
  • Certified Teachers and School Administrator
  • Over 60 Years of Experience
  • Early Literacy Specialization
  • Gifted Education Specialization
  • ESOL Endorsed (English as a Second Language)  
  • Evening and Weekend Hours
  • Constant Communication with Child's Teachers
  • Common Core Subject Knowledge
  • Personalized Lessons
  • Knowledgeable in 504 Plans and IEPs
  • Homework and Project Assistance
  • Prices Starting at $45/hr for K-2nd, $50/hr for 3rd-5th grades, $55/hr for 6th-7th grades
  • Convenient Westchase Locations
  • Summer Bridging Offered 8 Weeks Every Summer
Your Tutors
  1. Whitney Bressler, M.Ed., Owner, Tutor
    Whitney Bressler, M.Ed., Owner, Tutor
    Whitney graduated from the University of Missisippi (Ole Miss) in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in Child Psychology. After working within the public school system for two years she decided to earn a teaching degree and in 2006 Whitney graduated with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She then relocated to Tampa, Florida and began teaching at a Magnet School and later joined the staff at Westchase Elementary in Hillsborough County. In 2010, Whitney graduated from the University of South Florida with a master's degree in Educational Leadership and Policy. Whitney is married to Patrick, they have two daughters and reside in Tampa.
  1. Leslie Spence, M.Ed., Tutor
    Leslie Spence, M.Ed., Tutor
    Leslie graduated from Furman University in Greenville, SC in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She continued her studies at the University of South Florida graduating with a master's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education in 2001. Leslie taught kindergarten for seven years in the Pinellas County School System. After an absence of several years to start a family she returned to work in the Literacy Success Program in Pinellas County which helps low achieving readers in small group settings. For the last six years, Leslie has been teaching preschool at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Early Childhood Center. She has also been active as a homeroom mom and PTA Executive Board member at Westchase Elementary for the past ten years. Leslie is married to Bob, has three children, and lives in Tampa.
  1. Ashley McCarthy, B.A., Tutor
    Ashley McCarthy, B.A., Tutor
    Ashley graduated from Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education in 2008. She has a specialized Kindergarten through 8th grade Reading Endorsement and is certified to teach Kindergarten through 6th grade, all subjects. Ashley has taught as a Media Specialist in Kansas City, MO, her hometown, where she was also a tutor with Champion for Children in the Blue Springs School District. Later she taught 4th grade in New Hampshire and now teaches 1st grade at Westchase Elementary in Tampa, FL, where in just two years has now become a Team Leader among her 1st Grade peers. Ashley is married to Josh, has two daughters, and lives in Tampa.
  1. Ashley Mason, B.S., Tutor
    Ashley Mason, B.S., Tutor
    Ashley graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010 with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She is certified to teach all subjects Kindergarten through 6th grade. Ashley is also Reading and English Language Learner (ELL) endorsed, and is currently completing her Gifted Education Endorsement. After graduating from college, Ashley taught first and third grade in Orange County for five years before moving to Tampa to be closer to family. She currently teaches as a Gifted Resource Teacher at Schwarzkopf Elementary in Hillsborough County. Ashley is engaged to Devin and resides in Tampa.
  1. Jen Langsford, M.A., Tutor
    Jen Langsford, M.A., Tutor
    Jen graduated from Western Michigan University in 1992 with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations & Journalism. In 2005, she earned her Master's Degree in the Art of Teaching (M.A.) specializing in Varying Exceptionalities (VE) from the University of South Florida. Jen has taught middle school students with Specific Learning Disabilities, then in 2011 she continued her career at Westchase Elementary. While at Westchase Elementary Jen has been primarily supporting Kindergarten - 3rd grade students with learning disabilities. Jen holds teaching certificates in K-6 Elementary Education and K-12 Exceptional Student Education. Jen resides in Westchase with her husband Rick and their two children.
  1. Allison Pate, B.A., Tutor
    Allison Pate, B.A., Tutor
    Allison graduated from Mississippi State University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She planned to continue her education to one day become a School Counselor but that all changed when she became a substitute teacher, while her husband was on a military assignment. After spending much time in the classroom, she fell in love teaching instead. Soon after, she earned her teaching certification and has never looked back. Now Allison feels lucky to call Westchase Elementary 'home'. So far, she has spent her career teaching 2nd and 3rd grade. Allison is certified K-6 in all subjects. She resides in Northdale, and is married to Jordan Pate.