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!

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…

Licensed Professional Counselor

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Patricia works with students to help them overcome their struggles, find their strengths and provide them with the skills they need to be successful in school and in life.  Education: B.S., Boise State University M.A., Boise State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since May 2019 Fun fact: In…

Debbie Wallace

Educational Specialist

As an Educational Specialist, Debbi works with clients to further their skills in the area of reading, writing and math. She also takes part in Professional Development workshops at the Center, collaborating with her colleagues to further her skills in the teaching and self-regulated development of her clients.  Education: B.A., Central Washington University M.A., Boise…

Pragnyaa Cha

Lead Educational Specialist

As a Lead Educational Specialist, Pragnyaa (prog-nee-uh) has the opportunity to help others recognize their hidden mathematical talents and curiosities.  Education: M.C.A. M.Ed., 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 she doesn’t…

Anne Clohessy

Lead Evaluator

As a Lead Evaluator, Dr. Clohessy oversees the evaluation and testing team at the Center. The team includes psychologists, educational specialists, and counselors who evaluate students of all ages to help them better understand how their information processing and self-regulation impact their academic performance.  Education: BS, Psychology, Boise State University MS, Clinical Psychology, University of…

Courtney Tiller

Counselor & Intake Coordinator

As a Counselor, Courtney works with children, teens, and adults in individual and group settings, providing those struggling to embrace their strengths in areas such as academics, social situations, and personal lives. Courtney is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). As Intake Coordinator, Courtney responds to requests for information about our services. Courtney looks forward…

Meagan Payne

Educational Specialist

As a Graduate Research Assistant and Educational Specialist, Meagan delivers academic intervention to students with learning challenges and contributes to the Center’s research efforts.  Education: B.S.C.J., Texas State University M.Ed., Boise State University Lee Pesky Learning Center team member since August 2016 Fun Fact: Meagan grew up in College Station, Texas, where mountains, snow, and…