Kate Dalby
Kate DalbyFounder of Inspiring Test Preparation
Kate Dalby graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Albany, with a degree in Spanish/linguistics, and a minor in chemistry; she completed two semesters of post-graduate studies at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Kate, founder of Inspiring Test Preparation, Inc., has been preparing students for standardized tests since 1985. She coaches the HSPT, SSAT, PSAT, ACT, SAT, and TJ Admissions. She also tutors algebra 1, geometry, and essay writing. You can reach Kate by calling 703.203.5796 or by emailing her at kvs@katedalby.com.

Cathy Colglazier
Cathy ColglazierEssay Instructor
Cathy Colglazier earned a BA in English from UCLA and a MS in education from the University of Tennessee. She has also completed post-graduate courses at Harvard Graduate School of Education, the University of Montana, and George Mason University. During her 40-year career, Cathy taught at several college preparatory high schools across the United States, including Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and McLean HS (Virginia), Oak Ridge HS (Tennessee), Brookline HS (Massachusetts) Lawrenceville HS (New Jersey), and Rosemead and Mt.Pleasant HS (CA). She was department chair at both TJHSST and McLean HS. After retiring, Cathy began work as a private tutor, specializing in the college application essay and expository writing.

You can schedule directly with Ms. Colglazier at 703.628.2348 or by emailing cccolglazier@gmail.com.

Rebecca Woodhouse
Rebecca WoodhouseSTEM Tutor
Rebecca Woodhouse is a rising third year student at the University of Virginia, studying biomedical engineering with a minor in biology. She was actively involved in her Oakton High School peer tutoring program, and has tutored STEM subjects for the past five years.

Rebecca is available to help with AP Biology, AP Chemistry and AP AB/BC Calculus. She is passionate about assisting others to understand the technical details of math and science. You can schedule directly with Rebecca by calling 703-297-0055 or by emailing

Spencer Durham
Spencer DurhamMathematics Instructor
Spencer Durham graduated with a B.S. in mathematics from BYU. He is now working on his Doctorate in Mathematics at the University of Maryland.

In addition to working as a math tutor in the BYU math lab, he has participated in peer tutoring for a wide variety of topics consistently throughout high school and college. He is passionate about helping students gain deep understanding and intuition for math and science. He is available to help with AP Physics, AP Calculus, Linear Algebra, Multivariable Calculus, Competition Math, AP Statistics, AP Computer Science, and AP Chemistry. Contact: 571-512-8118 gammaraysd@gmail.com

Kate Lewis
Kate LewisEssay Instructor
Kate Lewis earned her Master of Education and Master of Fine Arts (Creative Writing) degrees from George Mason University. After teaching English at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, she taught literature and composition courses at George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College. Since retiring from the classroom, Kate tutors students in essay writing, specializing in college application essays.
You can schedule an appointment with Kate online once you have purchased a package. Contact: 571-344-2156 katelewis911@gmail.com