Our Team

Denise Breier and Jackie Sheehan created All-Pro Tutoring and Test Prep as a way to provide a variety of excellent educational services at affordable prices. We and our team of teachers proudly serve both public and private students throughout Erie and Niagara Counties.

Let us help your child reach his/her educational goals today!

Our philosophy is,"If a student has learned one thing today not known yesterday, then he or she has been successful!"

Denise Breier Co-Founder


Denise is a graduate of Canisius College with a B.A. in English Education 7-12 and a Ms.Ed in Reading. She has dedicated her teaching career to empowering a diverse array of students for success. Denise has taught K-12 through Adult Education. Denise and Jackie created and designed All-Pro Tutoring and Test Prep as a way to help students of all ages and abilities reach their maximum potential. Denise is committed to further develop All-Pro Tutoring and Test Prep to its fullest.

Jackie Sheehan Co-Founder


Jackie teamed up with Denise to develop and offer an affordable tutoring/test prep service. Jackie earned her B.S. degree in Reading/Elementary Education from Medaille College and Ms.Ed in General Education from Canisius College. Jackie has taught elementary grades through Adult Education and has been a state and local instructor trainer for various educational programs.

Angela Bieger Tutor


Angela Bieger is a graduate of Buffalo State College with a B.A. in Humanities (concentration in English/Foreign Language) & a M.S. in Adult Education (concentration in Development). She has an abundance of experience in the Higher Education realm as well as Training/Workforce Development (Coaching & Mentoring) experience. Angela had the opportunity to study for one year in Siena Italy where she completed her Bachelor's degree. She is able to apply the concepts she learned there and in school in the classroom and one on one.

My passion in life is inspiring others to see their potential. I love seeing students' confidence get boosted. To teach and evolve; there is no greater feeling. 

Kate Hood Teacher


Kate Hood is a graduate of Buffalo State College's elementary education program. She earned a math concentration and has experience in all areas of elementary school. Kate spends a lot of her time helping students excel in school between substitute teaching and tutoring.

James Scandale Teacher


James is currently an instructor in mathematics at Medaille College and in Computer Science at SUNY @ Buffalo. Day jobs have included Junior High and High School teaching, many years of software development and part-time teaching at several local colleges. At this point he does ACT and SAT bootcamp classes and will be adding some individual tutoring as available.

Cheryl Cullinan Teacher


Cheryl is an alumni of Clarence High School, SUNY Fredonia (B.S. Communications/Media) and SUNY College at Buffalo State (Ms.ED Secondary English Education). Cheryl is currently a doctoral student at SUNY Buffalo (PhD Curriculum in Science of Learning-CISL). She calls herself a career student who enjoys learning and developing daily. What is truly her joy and passion is guiding future minds and hearts to be better than they thought they could ever be.

David Nash Teacher


David is of the rare strata of an educator who can teach ELA, math and the sciences with equal proficiency. David completed his undergrad and graduate studies at Niagara University and joined the All-Pro Tutoring team in the Spring of 2014. David enjoys working with students of all ages and strives to help them reach their maximum potential.

Paul Kochmanski Teacher


Paul graduated from Hutchinson Central Technical High School with a Regents Technical Diploma in Building and Structural Technology before going on to Buffalo State College, where he earned a BA in Biology with a minor in Sociology. He then went on to Xavier University for his MA in Counseling Psychology. It was there, in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1988, he first began his work as a professional science and math tutor for Success Tutorial Associates, instructing a variety of students, many with Learning Disabilities. Though he went on from there to do clinical work as a Child and Adolescent Specialist for many years, he returned to his love of tutoring with Canisius College’s on-site program at Riverside High School in nearly all subjects, and tutored Math in an after-school program through Academic Talent Search. As an English teacher in Poland, he tutored many individual students, aged 10 - 40, many of whom were medical professionals, then returned to Buffalo, where he has been teaching Psychology at area colleges ever since. Along the way, he provided individual and small group tutorials in various science courses (Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, Human Biology, etc.) for 4 years at Trocaire’s Palisano Learning Center, and then 3 years of providing individual and small group tutorials in various science and math courses at both the High School and College levels, as well as SAT, GRE, and PCAT preparation with All Grades Home Tutoring. He is happy to now bring his breadth and depth of experience to All-Pro by teaching SAT and ACT preparation classes, as well as individual tutoring sessions for high school and college students in various math and science classes.

Carolyn Jordan Teacher


Carolyn Jordan received her BS in education at Buffalo State College and earned her Master of Education at Lewis and Clark College. She is thoroughly enjoying assisting learners of all ages to find their academic confidence.

Colleen Stringer Teacher


Colleen earned a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Nazareth College and a Master's degree in Special Education from D'Youville College. She has been teaching for 15 years and currently teaches music to students in Pre- K-8 but has experience teaching a variety of subjects at all grade levels. During the 2014-15 school year, Colleen had the opportunity to teach music, English as a Foreign Language, and Geography/Earth Science to students in Germany.

Jacob Katiganer Teacher


Jacob is a recent graduate of the University at Buffalo with a Master of Arts in English Literature. Currently, he co-teaches 6 th , 7 th , and 8 th grade English while aspiring to be an English professor with a focus in American Cultural Literature. He is applying to PhD programs in hopes of expanding and publishing his theoretical dissertation while working on a novel. Although his primary strength and interest is in English, Jacob also has a minor in Mathematics. Jacob is a believer in using multiple strategies to increase an SAT/ACT score and, with years of experience, he has discovered many helpful tips and tricks to conquer these difficult tests.

Stephanie Acker Teacher


Stephanie Acker earned her Masters of Secondary Education in Mathematics from Arizona State University. She worked in finance and taught high school mathematics in Arizona before moving to New York in late 2017. She currently teaches high school mathematics in Buffalo. When she is not spending time with her family, Stephanie enjoys reading, cooking, crocheting, math, video games, fitness, and her violin. Her greatest passion is helping students of all levels and abilities to reach their full learning potential by increasing their academic understanding.

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