Quest is run by a credentialed teacher who worked in the Alpine school district for years. Because of this wonderful relationship with local teachers, collaboration and communication is frequent on behalf of your child. It is rare among tutoring centers to find a collaborative effort between the classroom teacher and tutor. An experienced mother of three daughters, Merrily brings wisdom of parenting through transitions, coupled with her certification in life coaching to Quest.


Carlos Flores has both a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics and a Master's degree in Education, along with his teaching credential. He is bilingual in Spanish, and currently runs sessions for ESL students.

Janet DeLaTorre brings years of experience working in the Alpine School District as both an instructional aide and special education aide. She carries her BA in Criminal Justice and helps with students of all ages.

Emily Mixer holds a BS from UC Davis in Environmental Science and Management. We are fortunate to have her sweet nuturing personality to work with our kiddos!

Rudy Kuhn is an Alpine Native who has returned after receiving his Bachelor's degree in Biology from San Diego State University. He is our go-to for science!

Working in a professional environment is far more beneficial than having a tutor come to your house for several reasons. Household distractions are eliminated so the child's focus is on learning. At Quest, we have a multitude of professional materials at our fingertips to enhance and reinforce the curriculum.