About Us

About Our Shelby Tutoring Service

Meet the Owners

David and Emily Parker are the owners of Tutor Doctor of Shelby. David has his PhD in English from UNC-Chapel Hill, and taught English for twenty years at Gardner-Webb University. Emily earned her bachelor’s degree at Gardner-Webb, and is licensed in North Carolina to teach 9-12 English, K-12 Reading, and Middle Grades Language Arts. She is a Reading Specialist in the Cleveland County School System. David and Emily have two school-age boys and recognize the challenges all students face, and they have spent years helping students to get “unstuck.” They are excited to bring Tutor Doctor’s unique educational approach to Shelby, Forest City, Rutherfordton, and Kings Mountain.

David & Emily Parker - Owners

Featured in the Shelby Star

In-Home Tutors Matched to Students’ Learning Styles

At Tutor Doctor in Shelby, we offer highly qualified in-home tutors hand-selected to complement your child’s personality and learning style. We bring knowledge and encouragement to where you are, from a wide range of school subjects to foreign languages to college entrance exam prep. We go beyond academics, though. Our private tutors also help your student improve and retain skills that will help them succeed in school and in life.

These skills include things such as:

  • Self-discipline
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Concentration

With locations in more than 15 countries throughout the world, Tutor Doctor has helped more than 200,000 students reach their academic goals. We cater to learners of every age and background, from elementary kids to adults furthering their education to veterans returning to school. As a company that cares about the satisfaction of our customers, we’re proud to know that 95% of them would be happy to recommend us to family and friends.

Learn more about our Shelby in-home tutoring services! Set up a free consultation by calling (704) 810-1253 today.

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