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Is your child struggling with math courses? Sharpe Sessions provides math tutoring that's customized to fit each student's unique situation. Get fast, reliable help now!

Meet Our Team of Online Math Experts

Dr. Shanah K. Grant, C.E.O. and Founder of Sharpe Sessions

Shanah K. Grant, Ph.D.
C.E.O and Founder

Dr. Grant is an experienced mathematician who is passionate about helping students overcome their fear of math and excel in it. Her passion extends to helping others build mathematical knowledge, understanding and critical thinking skills. She is highly knowledgeable in mathematics and strives to make a positive influence in her community through research, tutoring, and educating students and parents about financial literacy. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, a Master of Science degree in Mathematics, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics, with a focus in Collegiate Mathematics Education. Her experience in education has allowed her to conduct research with government entities such at The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center and the Wright Patterson Air-force Research Laboratory. 

Dr. Grant currently works as an Assistant Professor at an institution

known to graduate the top number of black students with math degrees and an adjunct math instructor at a Technical College in the metro Atlanta area. At her home institution, she oversees a $1.4 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant where she awards full-ride scholarships to students pursuing a bachelors degree in mathematics and related areas. As the C.E.O and Founder of Sharpe Sessions, she leads a team of dynamic tutors who offers online tutoring services to help students build their confidence in math and learn different strategies for tackling math problems. With Dr. Grant's assistance, students gain a better grasp of math that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.

Dr. Grant is also a licensed financial professional and finds great pleasure in closing the wealth gap among the African American community. She is the author of educational books, notably her book - "A Toolkit for Raising Wealthy Kidz," which guides parents on cultivating, preserving, and passing on a lasting legacy of wealth to their children and future generations.

SAT Prep expert Alicea Wheatle

Meet Mrs. Wheatle, a valued member of our online math tutoring team, distinguished by her profound expertise in SAT preparation. Her dedication to empowering students with the essential strategies for excelling in their SAT exams is truly commendable. Leveraging her wealth of knowledge and years of experience, Mrs. Wheatle is always excited to help student in our online SAT prep course, tailored to guide students through the intricacies of the SAT.

Mrs. Wheatle's passion for teaching shines brightly as she imparts her wisdom, ensuring that students are equipped not only with subject-specific skills but also with the confidence necessary to conquer the testing day. As an online SAT prep course instructor, she is meticulous and has a holistic and comprehensive approach to SAT test preparation. She serves as a cornerstone for students aiming to excel. With Mrs. Wheatle's guidance, students can embark on their SAT journey with newfound assurance and a readiness to excel.

Alicea Wheatle,
Online Math SAT Expert

Math Tutor Expert Eva Valencia

Meet Eva Valencia, a member of the Sharpe Sessions online math tutor team, brings a wealth of expertise with a B.S. in Applied and Computational Mathematics. With years of tutoring under her belt, she excels in elucidating complex concepts through various approaches. Her adeptness with whiteboard utilization enhances interactive learning experiences. Eva's knack for connecting math with students in an engaging manner fosters enthusiasm and comprehension. Her tenure as a tutor spans several years, ensuring seasoned proficiency in guiding students towards mastery.

Eva Valencia
Online Math Tutor Expert
K - College


Meet Devon Sykes, our esteemed SAT expert and integral member of the Sharpe Sessions team. With a passion for mathematics that shines through in every interaction, Devon brings a wealth of expertise to our tutoring company. As a math major, Devon possesses a deep understanding of mathematical concepts, allowing him to effectively convey complex ideas to students in a clear and concise manner.

Devon's achievements speak volumes about his dedication and proficiency in his field. Having achieved a perfect math score on the SAT exam, he not only understands the intricacies of the test but also has firsthand experience in mastering it. His exceptional score serves as a testament to his proficiency and serves as an inspiration to our students.

Devon Sykes
Online Math SAT Expert 


Meet Jian Toy, one of our dedicated online math tutors at Sharpe Sessions. Jian is currently a sophomore in the College of Engineering, majoring in Biomedical Engineering (BME) with potential minors in Biology and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) studies. Passionate about making a positive impact through education, Jian aspires to build a career in the field of medical devices or research.

With a strong affinity for math and science, Jian's academic journey in BME aligns perfectly with her desire to help others. What sets Jian apart is not only her academic talent but also her personal journey as an adopted individual. Jian's quest to learn more about her heritage adds a unique dimension to her commitment to education, making her an empathetic and well-rounded tutor.

Jian Toy is not just a math tutor; they are a compassionate and driven individual with a profound dedication to helping students succeed in the world of mathematics.

Jian Toy
Online Math Tutor Expert
4th Grade - College

Introducing Dr. Donna Peddlar, a dedicated member of our math tutoring team, driven by an unwavering passion for imparting mathematical knowledge. Her mastery in crafting captivating and enlightening curricula is second to none. With two decades of experience, she has consistently nurtured young minds, fostering their mathematical skills.

Dr. Peddlar's commitment extends to the realm of summer enrichment programs, where she eagerly anticipates guiding and shaping the mathematical journey of her students. Her approach involves not only providing invaluable support but also infusing the learning process with enjoyable and stimulating activities, ensuring that the exploration of math becomes a delightful and enriching endeavor for every student under her care.

Donna Peddlar, Ph.D.
Summer Enrichment Coach

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