Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Jen focuses on implementing academic interventions in mathematics and writing to meet the exceptional learning needs of her students.  Education: BA, Boise State University MA, George Fox University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2022 Fun Fact: When Jen isn’t teaching, she loves reading, painting, playing her Viola, the mountains,…

Lead Counselor

As the Lead Counselor, Courtney works with students and their families to help eliminate social and emotional boundaries to education. Courtney has over six years of direct experience working with students who have needs in the areas of anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism, and stress. As lead counselor Courtney works with social work students to help…

Educational Specialist & PTL Project Co-Director

As an Educational Specialist, Carolan creates and implements academic interventions to meet the needs of her students. Carolan is also the Pathways to Literacy (PTL) Project Co-Director. This program takes place in Hailey, Idaho and focuses on teaching foundational reading skills to English learners. Education: BS, University of Vermont AMS, Montessori Adolescent Teacher Training AMS,…

Training Specialist & PTL Project Coordinator

As a Training Specialist, Jahziel is responsible for developing and delivering trainings to educators and parents. This often includes follow up support in the form of lesson planning, coaching, and mentoring. Jahziel is also the Pathways to Literacy Coordinator (PTL). This program takes place in Hailey, Idaho and focuses on teaching foundational reading skills to…

Evening Receptionist

As the evening receptionist, Vanessa serves an important role as the first point of contact for clients. Vanessa is also responsible for performing front office activities to ensure both good client relations, a welcoming environment, and a smoothly functioning office for all Lee Pesky Learning Center departments. Education: High School Diploma, Nampa High School Lee…

Advancement Director

As Advancement Director, Andrea plays an instrumental role in creating a culture of contribution and fostering the growth of fundraising, PR, and marketing efforts for Lee Pesky Learning Center. Education: BA, The University of California, Berkeley MEd, Peabody College at Vanderbilt University CFRE, Certified Fundraising Executive International Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2021…

Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Renee designs an individualized academic program to support students with reading, writing, and organizational skills. Education: MA, Columbia University Teacher’s College PhD, Fordham University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2021 Fun Fact: Renee and her family are avid skiers, hikers, campers and water sports fans that bring their German…

Professional Development Director

As Professional Development Director, Nicole and LPLC’s talented team of trainers provide professional development for K-3 educators in evidence-based literacy and mathematics instruction to teachers across Idaho and beyond! In addition, Nicole is responsible for developing and overseeing a comprehensive model of professional development for early childhood educators, care providers, and parents. Education: BS, San Diego…

Training Specialist

As a Training Specialist, Cindy works with colleagues to plan, organize, and provide training and support to administrators, specialists, and teachers. This may involve large groups, small groups, or individuals looking to enhance implementation of evidenced-based practices to improve student outcomes. Education BA, Boise State University MA, Boise State University EdS, Idaho State University PhD,…

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: BA, Boise State University MEd, Boise State University Mathematics Consulting Teacher Endorsement, Boise State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2019 Fun Fact: Ashley and…