Lead Educational Specialist

As a Lead Educational Specialist, Ashley has the opportunity to help students find their inner mathematician, to play with mathematics, and to connect it with their lives. Education: B.A. in Elementary Education, Boise State University M. Ed. Boise State University Mathematics Consulting Teacher Endorsement, Boise State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2019.…

Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Annie focuses on designing and implementing academic intervention curricula to meet the exceptional learning needs of students and adults. Education: Master of Science: Special Education- Fort Hays State University  Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education- University of Wyoming Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2020 Fun Fact: Annie loves snowboarding and…

Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Dee Dee is dedicated to ensuring interventions address each student’s individual needs and are delivered in an effective, supportive manner. Education: B.A., University of Oregon University of WyomingM.Ed., Idaho State University Fun Fact: Dee Dee loves to ski and run in the mountains!

Executive Director

Lindy Crawford, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Lee Pesky Learning Center. Having dedicated her professional career to helping improve the education and lives of students who learn differently, she has over 30 years of experience as a teacher, trainer, administrator, and researcher. Lindy believes wholeheartedly that all children can learn and looks forward…

Julianne Masser

Post Doctoral Fellow and Evaluator

As a Clinical Psychology Intern, Julianne Masser works with the Lead Evaluator, Dr. Clohessy, to evaluate students of all ages to help them better understand how their information processing and self-regulation impact their academic performance. As an intern, Julianne also has the opportunity to work across LPLC services, helping with evaluation, school-based consultation, academic intervention,…

Melissa Erickson

Educational Specialist

As an Education Specialist, Melissa focuses on designing and implementing academic intervention curricula to meet the exceptional learning needs of students and adults. Education: B.S. in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2019. Fun Fact: Outside of the classroom, Melissa loves to water ski and snow ski and…

Rebecca Larson

Graduate Research Assistant

As a Graduate Research Assistant, Rebecca delivers academic intervention to students with learning challenges and contributes to the Center’s research efforts. Education: BBA, Corban University Master of Education, Boise State University (pursuing) Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since August 2019 Fun Fact: Rebecca grew up camping and visiting the Oregon Coast which sparked a…

Evelyn Johnson

As CEO, Evelyn Johnson believes that school should be a place where every child is valued, respected, supported, and loved. Following her dream as an 8 year old to be a teacher, she entered the field of education after graduating from Boston University and serving as a Medical Service Corps officer in the U.S. Army…

Michelle Conger

Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Michelle focuses on designing and implementing academic intervention curricula to meet the exceptional learning needs of students and adults.  Education: B.A., Tulane University M.Ed., Louisiana State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2017 Fun Fact: Michelle is an avid equestrian who has bred and trained performance horses for nearly…

Savannah Nixon

Front Desk Coordinator

As Front Desk Coordinator, Savannah focuses on organizing, managing and maintaining client records & schedules as well as providing administrative and clerical support to clients, visitors and staff in order to help the Center run as effectively as possible.  Education: B.S., Boise State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since May 2019 Fun Fact:…