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About Tutor Doctor of The Central Coast

Owner Daphne EngelkenDaphne Engelken – Franchise Owner & Education Consultant

Daphne Engelken is a California native with diverse experience in sales, business development and fundraising. A professional business woman for more than 30 years, she has been recognized often for her accomplishments, receiving several management and leadership awards. Her schooling focused on performance arts and language. She is the proud recipient of SVBWN’s scholarship award of Salinas Valleys’ Leadership Program and graduated in 2014 with Class 32. She has served on the board of Salinas Valley Business Women’s Network and volunteers with local nonprofits as Rancho Cielo Youth Campus, Drummond Culinary Academy, Impower, and Junior Achievement for Financial Literacy.

Presently she is president of the Parent Advisory Council for Chico State University. She counsels and is a career mentor on the Firsthand platform for Chico State alumni. An advocate for humanitarian and environmental causes, she is no stranger to media exposure and bold street campaigns. She is trained and has volunteered with the Tri-County Crisis and Suicide Prevention Service. Her interests include travel, yoga, hiking and culinary arts.

Daphne has owned Tutor Doctor of the Central Coast for close to 11 years. She embodies the vision and mission of the Tutor Doctor’s philosophy. She is one of the top ranked client satisfaction franchisees in the system, as well as Brand Ambassador 2015. She remains actively involved by handpicking tutors for their unique abilities, while matching them with the student’s educational needs. “We help you to create and complete a Game Plan, so you may achieve year-round success. Achieving Goals, One on One. Call us at 831-455-9165

Why Choose Tutor Doctor of The Central Coast?

  • Over 10 years of experience
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Five Star Review "Brenna's Math grade when from a D- to an A. Rosa has been a miracle. Brenna is even teaching her math group now!"


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Tutor Doctor of The Central Coast serves students in Salinas and the surrounding communities. Learn more about us by calling (831) 346-1665.

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