ACT Private Tutoring

Individual sessions are beneficial for students who would like to focus on improving specific gaps in their skills in each ACT content area. Rates for private tutoring vary depending on geographic region and tutor expertise level. See the list below for PowerPrep tutors.

Manhattan and Central Kansas Area Tutors:


Carolyn Devane
Owner and director of PowerPrep Inc., Carolyn has been working with ACT students for 19 years. She has worked with thousands of students in helping them take their best scores higher and improve their lowest scores. Due to her extensive travel schedule amongst Kansas high schools, most of her private tutoring sessions are between May and August.

Contact Information
Phone: 785-341-1363


Emma Devane
A junior at Kansas State University majoring in Industrial Engineering, Emma tutors out of the Manhattan area year round. She specializes in the math and science sections of the ACT but tutors in all areas including English and reading. She scored a 34 on the ACT herself and has been tutoring students since 2014.

Contact Information
Phone: 785-236-1728

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Collin Devane
A junior at Manhattan High School, Collin scored a 29 on the ACT at the end of his freshman year. In the fall of 2017 he began working with students individually on ACT Science (his Science score is a 32). In addition to Science, he also tutors students in English and Math.

Contact Information
Phone: 785-236-1902

Hannah Devane
Hannah graduated from Oklahoma State University with degree in Accounting and Finance, and has been tutoring students since 2013. Hannah specializes in the Math and Science sections of the ACT, but she is available for all areas of the test including English and Reading.  Hannah is a part of the distance tutoring program. She is currently tutoring students out of the Manhattan office through September. She scored a 33 in every section of the ACT herself, except for Science, where she received a 35.

Contact Information:
Phone: 785-341-1116

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Derek Shaheen
Derek will be a freshman at Kansas State University this fall. Derek specializes in Math and Science, but tutors in all areas of the ACT. He scored a composite 33 on the ACT, and scored a 30 or higher in every subject.

Contact Information
Phone: 785-410-4735

Kansas City Area Tutors:


Erica Minton, Shawnee
Erica is an elementary school teacher in the De Soto school district and has also enjoyed teaching the ACT PowerPrep classes for the past seven years. She has tutored ACT students since 2010 and specializes in all areas of the ACT test. She tutors year round out of the Kansas City area.

Contact Information
Phone: 913-634-5271

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Morgan Bartimus, Overland Park
Morgan taught English Language Arts in the Blue Valley School District for seven years.  She has also been a corporate trainer in the healthcare and pharmaceutical software fields.  She specializes in ACT tutoring in English, Reading, and Science and teaches ACT classes in the Kansas City area.

Contact Information
Phone: 913-449-3047

Anna Stovall, Lenexa

Anna will be a junior at Olathe East High School this fall. Anna scored a composite of 33 on the ACT. She specializes in tutoring in Math in the Kansas City area.

Contact Information
Phone: 913-748-1845