Meet Our Tutors

The tutors of Nomad Tutors are all education professionals who are either Ontario Qualified Teachers, aspiring teachers who are currently enrolled in teacher's college, or have experience working within the realms of education. Each tutor is excited about education and is dedicated to emphasizing the creation of interesting and fun interaction between the themselves and their students. Read more about each tutor below:

Erin Clutton, OCT

MEd.,BSc.Hon, GradDipEd


Teaching subjects: Senior Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, Special Education and Alternative Education

Marlene Dale
BSc. Hon, MRT




Teaching subjects: Math, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, English

I am the owner of Nomad Tutors. In the winter of 2009, I graduated from the University of Guelph with a BSc. Honors in Biology. That same February, I traveled abroad to Australia to pursue my dream to become a teacher. In the fall of 2009, I graduated with a Graduate Diploma of Education from Southern Cross University in New South Wales, Australia. After returning from Australia, I continued to take my teaching diploma and expertise to other countries. I lived in Cambridge, England during the school year of 2010-2011 and taught at Jack Hunt Secondary School in Peterborough, England. I am currently working as a Physics and Chemistry Teacher with at Bishop Macdonell and a tutor with Nomad Tutors. I have a combined total of 12 years of tutoring experience and 7 years of teaching experience. I completed my Masters of Education through St. Francis Xavier University.

Hi everyone! My name is Marlene Dale. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Honours Biology and two minors in Chemistry and Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University. I am currently attending the Medical Radiation Technology program at Fanshawe College. In the past few years, I have tutored high school students in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and English. I currently tutor students at Fanshawe College who are in the Pre-Health Sciences program. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, reading and being outdoors. I hope to inspire students to achieve their learning goals by being a positive and encouraging role model.


Abdul Salam

BA . Hon, currently completing BEd


Teaching subjects: General Science,  Chemistry, Biology, Math, Physics

Hi, my name is Abdul. I have a bachelor degree in Mathematics. I started tutoring in Pakistan when I finished my Graduation degree. I was a Math and Science Teacher in Pakistan. I can speak three different languages fluently (Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi). I am qualified to teach different subjects such as: Mathematics, Data Management, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, Advance Functions, Statistics, College and University Mathematics and Computer Science. I completed my Educational Assistant diploma from Conestoga College in December 2015. Currently, I am working with students with special needs. I am currently an Educational Assistant with Upper Grand District School Board. I work part time for Tim Horton’s as an Assistant Manager. Right now, I am doing my Bachelor degree in education. I enjoy playing cricket, cooking and spend time with my family. Everyone learns in a different way so I always try to find what methods or strategy works best for each student. If you are interested in tutoring I can teach Mathematics and Science subjects.


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Julianah Ougntala




Teaching subjects: Mathematics and Science

Hello! My name is Julianah and I am able to tutor math and science subjects at the elementary and high school (grades 9-12) levels. Specific subjects include: Grades 9 & 10 math, Functions, Advanced Functions, Calculus & Vectors, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and others.  I completed my Bachelor’s degree at the University of Guelph, majoring in Biomedical Sciences and I am currently a medical student at the University of Toronto. I started tutoring as a highschool student and I have developed a deep passion for teaching. I have over 5 years of tutoring experience. Outside of teaching and school, I love to cook/bake, take walks and spend time with my family. I am flexible and able to adapt to many different learning styles. I always look forward to working with students to help them achieve their academic goals!


Sharath Birudaraju
B.Eng, M.Eng, CSSGB




Teaching subjects: Physics, Mathematics, General Science

Hello! I’m Sharath Birudaraju. I’m a recent graduate with a Masters Degree in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto. I have 5 years of experience in teaching high school Mathematics, Physics & General Science in Canada, Norway & India. Also, I served as a graduate teaching assistant for the course Material Science & Project Management at Ryerson University. Apart from the teaching experience, I’m a Quality Control Engineer working for a reputed manufacturing industry and an Ontario Professional Engineer(P.Eng) aspirant. Teaching is more like a passionate hobby than a profession to me. I’m very experienced in dealing with students by tuning them to grasp very basics thereby making a complex subject into an easy stuff. I’m committed to helping students overcome academic challenges to reach their personal goals by instilling confidence to enjoy the subject. My pass time activities include reading, painting and being outdoors. I wish everyone all the very best for your future endeavours. Thank You!


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Deborah Pennock
BA English, MEd, TESL Ontario




Teaching subjects: English, ESL, Humanities

Hello! I’m Deborah Pennock. After many years away, I have just moved back to Guelph.  I have done a lot since leaving, including studying and being a teacher to students of all ages in many different settings.  My last position was as a middle and high school teacher at an IB school in Mexico.  Before that I taught in a university and with the Vancouver School Board.  After growing up in Guelph, I did a BA in English at McGill and a TEFLA Certificate in London, England.  Then I worked as an ESL teacher in Turkey and Spain. I returned to Canada and worked as an ESL teacher in Vancouver, studied a BEd. (Secondary English and ESL) at the University of British Columbia and an MEd. (Curriculum and Instruction: ESL) at Simon Fraser University.  Then I went to live and work in Mexico.   I specialize in teaching English and English as a Second Language, and I have taught and tutored many subjects including Communication, Social Studies and History.  For me, the best part of being a teacher is creating positive learning experiences for my students, so they can develop skills and reach their learning goals.


Jyoti Sharma
B.Pharm, MSc, Ph.D. Candidate




Teaching subjects: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, General Science

My name is Jyoti. I am presently pursuing my PhD at University of Guelph in the field of Biomedical Sciences. Additionally I have a Masters degree from University of Guelph, and Bachelors from India in the field of Pharmaceutical sciences. I have 5 year of teaching experience as I have been appointed as a Teaching assistant for various Undergraduate courses during my doctoral as well as masters program(s) at University of Guelph. While teaching these courses I was directly involved in having one-on-one interaction with the students during lab sessions and the mandated office hours. Additionally, I have been involved in various non-profit organisations such as Let’s Talk Science where I would teach various scientific concepts to the students in a fun manner. Apart from this, in my spare time I like to catch-up on my favourite shows on Netflix, try different food cuisines and am learning how to play guitar.