The C&J Resources Team

Chante Rice

Owner & Founder

I am Chante Myles-Rice, the owner and founder of C&J Resources. I am a certified tutor with over 10 years of experience working in education with all ages. I provide one-on-one, in-person, group tutoring and online tutoring. I have experience working with individuals with disabilities (Autism, Learning delays, and IEP and etc.) My experience working with youth started while volunteering at church with the youth department. In college, I worked at the Boys & Girls Club in Jacksonville, AL. I have worked as a Community Outreach Educator with Alabama A&M University through Alabama Cooperative Extension System in the program area of youth development/nutrition. I am also a former Adult Education Instructor, where I worked at Shelton State Community College. I am very passionate about working with adult learners and youth, making a difference in their lives.

Ariah Bashir

Mentor & Tutor

I am Ariah Bashir, a tutor and mentor with a love for knowledge. I have been tutoring for four years and have worked with children in various areas for over six years. I work with all ages in all subjects. I specialize in ela, reading, and writing. I've helped many students reach their academic goals by creating systems that are tailored to their specific needs. The time I have dedicated to children has aided me in mastering my approach to teaching and learning with students. Can't wait to watch our students grow! (CPR, AED and First Aid Certified)

Sandra Miller-Ivy


Sandra Miller-Ivy became
an advocate for Early Childhood Education over 30 years ago. She is currently a certified teacher with a Bachelor Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education and a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Sandra is a former recipient of the Nicks Kids Awards, and has been nominated for Jacksonville Teacher of the Year and Alabama Teacher of the Year during her teaching career. Serving as an elementary school teacher for 28 years in the Tuscaloosa City School System she has touched the lives of many students. Currently she is working as a Reading Allies Specialist and Parent Involvement Liaison with Tuscaloosa City Schools, and an ACT Administrator. Over the years Sandra has worked with children as a summer camp director, after school tutoring instructor, private in home tutor, and private daycare tutor. As you can see she has a love for children and is an educator at heart. We welcome her wealth of knowledge and experience to enhance the great things we are already doing at C&J Resources to develop our students into lifelong learners

Tyler Williams


I am Tyler Williams, a recent graduate from Stillman College. I have over 5 years of experience working with youth. I am furthering a career in education because education is the key to living a good and long life.

Susan Clark


Susan Clark is a graduate of The University of Alabama, holding two master's degrees in Early Childhood and Special Education. With over 54 years of dedicated service in education, Susan has gained extensive experience in administration, teaching, and teacher training. Currently residing in Northport with her husband, a retired school psychologist, they both find joy in enriching the lives of children, embodying the two best things that bring happiness to young minds.

Jake Upton


Jake Upton, a tutor with over 4 years of experience. Holding a degree in English from the Mississippi University for Women, Jake possesses a wealth of knowledge in language and literature. With experience in directing and editing core stories. Jake's primary goal is to cultivate an environment where students not only learn but also discover enjoyment in reading and writing.

Kennedy Lairy


Kennedy Lairy has over 3 years experience tutoring. Kennedy is a recent graduate of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she received a degree in Collaborative Education along with a minor in Psychology. Outside of academics, her passions include reading, writing, singing, and dancing.

Delores Lewis

Homeschool Teacher

Delores Lewis brings over 30 years of valuable experience as a retired outreach educator from the Auburn University-Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Proficient in effectively teaching and communicating with both youth and adults, she excels in verbal communication, writing, and utilizing technology. Delores is deeply passionate about ensuring that every individual she interacts with not only learns but also maintains a positive mindset throughout their educational journey.

Lolanda Davis

Homeschool Teacher/Tutor

Lolanda Davis is retired teacher of the Tuscaloosa County and Tuscaloosa City Schools. She received her Double Masters from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with an emphasis on reading and phonics. She loves watching children grow academically and reach their full potential.