Meet the Team
Nancy Bramlett Barnard
Nancy has owned EDS for 18 years. EDS is a local business started by her mother, Erin Bramlett. Nancy is passionate about helping students find success, and specializes in dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Her favorite subject is math, although she tutors students in all areas. College Counseling has come easy to Nancy having instructed for SAT and ACT prep for over 15 years. She wants to assure student success in college by choosing the right major, the right college for the right price. She is a member of the International Dyslexia Association, IDA, Independent Educational Consultant Association, IECA and is an ACE Educator with the ACT.
Nancy's philosophy is Reaching New Heights. She knows the struggles students endure and strives to help them reach new heights on their path to success. Nancy and her husband John raised three children. Each different with unique struggles. Over her years with EDS, she has seen hundreds of students from most schools in the Jacksonville and surrounding area. Each student presents unique and individual needs on their path to success.
High School English Tutor
Before working for EDS, Elaine taught high school English teacher for 40 years. She is a master reading and writing tutor for the SAT & ACT boasting impressive results. She assists with college essays by bringing out the voice of the student. She loves to read and offers superior support for reading intervention in comprehension. Elaine likes to travel with her husband Dave.
Elementary Math Tutor
Cindy is a career math teacher in Duval County and was awarded the Gladys Prior. She knows every tool for learning math facts. She can make fractions, decimals and percentages fun! A few visits with Cindy and your student will love math. She makes it exciting!
High School Math Tutor
Before working for EDS, Kathy taught math at Stanton College Prep. Her calm disposition for teaching precalculus can reduce anxiety for the most stressed students.
Elementary Math and Reading Tutor
Jacque specializes in early learning strategies. Her calm positive attitude helps students learn where learning was difficult.
Jacque continues to counsel teachers on how to best serve the children.
Jacque likes to swim and exercise in her free time.
Elementary Reading Tutor
Sharon's enthusiastic approach to reading is contagious. Students love Sharon. She is trained in intervention programs to help struggling readers.
Lisa's calm intellectual approach inspires students to do their best. Lisa tutors in reading intervention strategies that are evidence-based, intensive and repetitive.
Lisa loves the outdoors and frequently kayaks or bird watches all over the country.
High School Math Tutor
Before pursuing a career in teaching, Steve worked with students as a youth director for several years. He currently teaches Math at Andrew Jackson High School for Advanced Technology. He has a passion for helping students understand the basics of math and loves to see those “light bulb” moments when students first understand a concept. Outside of teaching he is a competitive Ultimate Frisbee player, playing at least weekly and even traveling around the southeast to compete. He has also coached local youth ultimate teams for over four years and serves as VP of Jacksonville Ultimate League.