Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Hayley is responsible for creating and implementing literacy interventions to build and solidify reading skills.  Education: BA, Western Governors University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2022 Fun Fact: Hayley loves to read and learn about history. Her favorite time periods to learn about are the Great Depression, WWI, and…

Training Specialist

As a Training Specialist, Courtney performs a variety of educational services for the Center. Courtney delivers assigned trainings to educators and provides support in the form of lesson planning or coaching to early educators, paraprofessionals, and certified teachers. She also communicates with administrators and teachers regularly, assists with curriculum and product development, and distributes Center…

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,…

ECE Training Specialist & PTL Project Coordinator

As an ECE Training Specialist, Jahziel is responsible for developing and delivering early childhood education 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…

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…

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…

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: BA, University of Oregon BA, University of Wyoming MEd, Idaho State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2020 Fun Fact: Dee Dee loves to ski and run in…

Pragnyaa Cha

Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Pragnyaa (prog-nee-uh) has the opportunity to help others recognize their hidden mathematical talents and curiosities.  Education: MCA, Bharathidasan University, India MEd, Boise State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since 2013 Fun Fact: Pragnyaa speaks 5 different languages. She played Ball Badminton for her school in her secondary years. While…

Anne Clohessy

Clinical Services Director

As Clinical Services Director, Dr. Clohessy oversees evaluation and testing at the Center. The Center’s psychologists evaluate students of all ages to help them better understand how their information processing and self-regulation impact their academic performance.  Education: BS, Boise State University MS, University of Oregon PhD, University of Oregon Lee Pesky Learning Center team member…