We hire instructors with superb academic credentials and the experience, creativity, and skills necessary to engage students while managing their virtual classrooms. Our tutors are trained to give your student quality instruction and unparalleled guidance.
Carlos Becerra, CEO + Founder
Carlos (he/him/él) has been teaching, researching, and writing customized curricula and providing academic enrichment in a variety of subjects for well over a decade. A third-generation educator and son of two college professors, Carlos founded the educational company BEC with the understanding that the one-size-fits-all approach of traditional programs didn’t meet the needs of most learners. Through a tailored and approachable way to help students do their best academically, BEC has grown from a Chicago company to a virtual education hub that prepares students for academic challenges and empowers them for success. Carlos continues to grow as an educator and entrepreneur, actively involved in pursuing educational equity and supporting Latinx entrepreneurship while continuing to enjoy teaching and mentoring the leaders of tomorrow.
Abby (she/her) is an educator and theater artist in Chicago. She received her M.A. in Applied Theatre and the Criminal Justice System from the Central School of Speech & Drama and her B.A. from Northwestern. Abby approaches teaching with enthusiasm and humor, meeting each student where they are and embracing their individual learning styles. In her free time, she loves to read a good book, try out a new recipe, and host a trivia night with friends.
Abby (she/her) is a native Chicagoan working towards a BS in Mathematics with a concentration in Statistics at DePaul University. She enjoys immersing herself in Italian and Russian languages, but her ultimate passion is math and numbers. In her free time, Abby enjoys painting and drawing, spending time with friends, and watching movies.
Abdul, an AI engineer and educator in Silicon Valley, is currently pursuing his M.A. in Artificial Intelligence and B.A. in Computer Science at Stanford University. Adept at connecting with students on a personal level, Abdul emphasizes creating a supportive and engaging learning environment that nurtures each student's unique strengths and learning styles. Outside the realm of academia and work, Abdul enjoys embarking on innovative tech projects and refining his culinary skills.
Originally from Chicago, Ayşe (she/her) completed her BSc. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Jacobs University Bremen in northern Germany. Ayşe brings high energy to every session and loves finding ways to connect with her students. When she isn’t working in the lab or with students, you can usually find her traveling, playing the piano, or riding her bike.
Clay (he/him) is an educator and life-long learner who studied mathematics and philosophy at Penn State and holds over ten years of teaching experience. Clay believes the pursuit of knowledge should be approached with open-mindedness, creativity, and a good sense of humor. When he isn't thinking about the intrinsic beauty of mathematics, you can find Clay riding his bicycle, camping in the woods, or playing disc golf with friends.
Dylan (he/him) is an educator and student from the Chicago suburbs pursuing a B.S. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Gies College of Business. He started tutoring in high school for AP-level science and Spanish, later offering SAT/ACT tutoring and instructing Business 101 at UIUC. In his free time, he enjoys playing the viola, trying new foods, and staying active.
Emily (she/her) graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Political Science and Theatre, along with a minor in Chinese Language and Culture. She works throughout the city as a teaching artist, and she has led writing workshops at schools throughout the Midwest and East Coast. When she’s not tutoring, Emily enjoys learning web design, playing video games, and reading classics.
George (he/him) is a musician and educator from Chicago, and he is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Illinois. Having tutored math in high school, he plans to also complete a second major that incorporates his interest in mathematics and computer science. When teaching, George enjoys getting to know his students and helping them become confident and comfortable in their academic abilities. In his free time he loves listening to music, going on bike rides with friends, and playing volleyball.
Isabel (she/her) is a proud student at the University of Michigan majoring in psychology, anthropology, and Italian. She approaches teaching energetically and with compassion. Isabel believes that students learn best by doing and aims to create an environment of understanding and active learning. In her free time, she loves traveling to new countries, practicing artistic gymnastics, and enjoying time outdoors in nature.
A Chicago native, Joanna (she/her) began her undergraduate degree at DePaul University after graduating from Jones College Preparatory High School. She has had the pleasure of working with students for over seven years. Joanna believes in approaching teaching with warmth and humor, building confidence in students to self-motivate their own progress. When not at BEC, Joanna enjoys practicing yoga, reading, and spending time outdoors.
Born and raised in Chicago, Liv (she/her) is pursuing her passion for Global and International Studies at Michigan State University. She takes great pride in adopting a personalized learning approach, ensuring that every student enjoys a positive and enriching experience, leading to excellent outcomes. Outside of her academic pursuits, Liv embraces her creativity and loves to spend her free time baking delicious treats, indulging in music that soothes the soul, and cherishing wonderful moments with her friends.
Sophie (she/her) is an enthusiastic and driven Chicago native. She graduated from Whitney Young High School in 2018 and received her BA in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Sophie enjoys working with aspiring students while studying for the LSAT. She has a passion for learning and hopes to offer her recent experience as inspiration and support for students tackling all education-related challenges. Sophie enjoys reading, cooking, going for runs, visiting art museums, and traveling.