Associate Director of Program
LaTasha comes by way of California where she was born and raised, but has found a professional home as an Associate Director at Year Up, a nonprofit organization in Atlanta. Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education. In her role, she serves as a member of the local Program Leadership Team to ensure positive outcomes for program participants. Some of the teams led by LaTasha include Program Managers and Internship Services. She holds a Master’s degree in Higher Education Leadership with an emphasis in Program Management. LaTasha is committed to finding unique opportunities to reach students beyond the classroom. When she’s not wearing her professional hat, you can find her channeling the California coast at the nearest beach or attending Atlanta’s diverse cultural events.
Past President & Interim Treasurer
Supervisor, Learning & Tutoring Center, Georgia State University
Theo is the math and science supervisor of the Dunwoody Campus Learning and Tutoring Center (LTC) at Georgia State University. He manages the day-to-day activities for the LTC as well as the LTC Online. He earned an Associate of Arts (AA) in Mathematics in 2010 and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Information Technology in 2013. He loves bridging the gap between tutoring and technology. He is also a die-hard Lakers fan!
Imani Young Bey
Program Coordinator, Center for Writing and Speaking, Agnes Scott College
Imani is the Program Coordinator of the Center for Writing and Speaking (CWS) at Agnes Scott College. In her role as Coordinator, she manages the daily operations of the CWS, organizes events and tutor training, and oversees a staff of 35 undergraduate tutors and 1 graduate tutor. She received a Masters of Arts (MA) in Applied Linguistics-ESL and a TESOL Certification from Georgia State University in 2019 and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Philosophy from Agnes Scott College in 2017. A budding scholar and career woman, Imani’s scholarly and professional interests include Japanese Studies, intersections between philosophy of language and epistemology, ethno-epistemology, axiology, writing center theory, and ESL curriculum development.
Janelle Mendoza Guerra
CSS, Learning & Tutoring Center, Georgia State University
Janelle is an Illinois native turned Atlantan transplant. Presently she serves GaTA board as the Vendor Chairperson in which she hopes to connect the Georgia Tutoring Association with leading providers of educational resources. Prior to accepting this role, she received her undergraduate degree in English from Clark Atlanta University and has taught and tutored the subject to both middle school and adult education students. Ultimately, in any professional opportunity she accepts, Janelle seeks to creatively challenge students to understand, recognize, and utilize the reading and composition of the English language as a means of both self-expression and critically analyzing the world around them.
Georgia State Department of Biology
Originally from New York by way of Virginia, Mercy is a Master of Molecular Biology candidate at Georgia State University. She currently holds a teaching assistant position for the GSU Department of Biology where she instructs the Principle of Biology course for Biology majors. She is an aspiring physician-researcher, hoping to effect positive change in the world of healthcare for minority and disadvantaged peoples. In her spare time, she loves to sing, indulge in good food, and curl up with a good movie.
Instructional Support Fellow, Center for Digital and Visual Literacy at Agnes Scott College
Anastasia works as the Instructional Support Fellow for the Center for Digital and Visual Literacy at Agnes Scott College, where she has been for 6 years. Her role there involves teaching within the classroom and providing extra support for digital literacy and administration outside of the classroom. Having a long history in studio art also serves as an asset towards visual literacy, as well as her personal passion for design. When not teaching video production or creating websites, she spends time cooking, painting, and avoiding 5 pm naps at all costs. (They never work out well.)
Social Media Coordinator
Programs Manager, The Learning Center, Georgia College
Rebecca currently works at The Learning Center at Georgia College. Rebecca is a graduate of Virginia Tech for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She has worked as a tutor in Virginia Tech’s writing center and then moved on to coordinate tutoring services for Texas Tech’s TECHniques Center. Rebecca is an active member of GaTA, CRLA and NCLCA and holds multiple offices in some of these organizations. Her research interests lie in the benefits of tutoring for the tutor and also the physical space of learning centers. Rebecca currently lives in Milledgeville with her husband, who serves as an Associate Provost at GC, and their feisty schnauzers Franny and Ruthie.