NOW HIRING! Math instructors and Cognitive Trainers/Reading Coaches. 865-257-5322.
Margie Keyser brings more than 40 years of experience in teaching. She has had an extensive career as an educator in public and private schools in five different states and has worked in a variety of educational settings from inner-city schools to Appalachian coalfields.
Margie has taught pre-school through high school in regular and special education classrooms, as well as homeschooled her own four children for several years. Margie has taught private classes in math and science for homeschool co-ops.
Margie's experience, combined with degrees in Early Childhood Education (JMU), Masters of Special Education (UT), and additional graduate coursework in reading and special education, provides her with a solid basis for understanding the foundations of learning.
As a licensed teacher in the state of Tennessee with endorsements to teach Preschool through Elementary, Gifted and Talented K - 12, Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities, and Severe to Profound Learning Disabilities, she is equipped with concentrated coursework and teaching experience that spans the full spectrum of special needs.
Margie has studied special reading and learning disabilities programs including Wilson, Orton Gillingham, NILD (National Institute of Learning Disabilities), and PACE (Processing and Cognitive Enhancement) with Master the Code for accelerated remedial reading and spelling.
Margie has twenty years of experience using PACE/MTC including advanced training. Her recent thesis work on dyscalculia at UT has led to her development of a sequential math program for mastery of number sense and math facts with application to higher math skills.
Kimber is a licensed trainer in PACE and MTC. Her gifts of teaching, insight, and creativity, combined with her experience, make her a highly effective trainer. Kimber brings a wealth of talent to our center with her broad background as a home educator for grades 1 -12, including work with cognitive enhancement and vision therapy.
With a B.A. in Applied Ecology/Environmental Health Science, she has fifteen years of experience as a professional technical writer creating training curriculum and procedures as well as studies and reports for private and governmental agencies. She enjoys sharing her writing talent with students enrolled for writing help.
Kimber has worked as a private instructor in high-school level biology, chemistry, and physics classes offered through BHEA, SIEGE, and Thursday Connection. She currently teaches 3rd grade at Oak Grove Home School Co-Op. In addition, Kimber has completed many training hours in curriculum administration and special education in the areas of Language Arts, Math, and General Education.
Celeste has been involved with our programs in a variety of roles since our business started. She partnered with us to help her own children excel with PACE and Master the Code. She previously worked as our Administrative Assistant and has done tutoring with several of our students with higher level math skills. She was the perfect fit when a trainer position opened up.
Celeste hold a bachelors degree in Psychology and has worked with children and youth of all ages through home-schooling and church. Her experience combined with professional studies give her valuable understanding and insight into customizing instruction for our students. She strives to get to know each student on a personal level to help motivate and challenge them to do their best all while making learning enjoyable for them.
Karen is a licensed PACE and Master the Code cognitive trainer and holds a B.S. in Education from ETSU. As a Tennessee-licensed teacher in grades K-8, Karen has experience teaching in both public and private schools, as well as homeschool. Karen's classroom experience, knowledge of learning disabilities, and an enthusiastic attitude make her a highly-adept cognitive skills trainer.
Committed to serving students with excellence, Karen has continued her professional development in the areas of dyslexia training and writing. Karen is energetic and enthusiastic and enjoys serving her community as a dedicated volunteer.
Rhonda earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Human Ecology, with two concentrations in Family & Human Development, and Early Childhood Education, along with a minor in Psychology. She has homeschooled three children, all with various needs. Her oldest son is in college studying Aerospace Engineering. Rhonda's middle son was diagnosed with severe autism when he was three years old. Through various therapies, treatments, and prayer, he is continuing to improve. Her youngest child has mild dyslexia and a general processing-based learning disability. Rhonda found Learning Dynamics through word of mouth and brought her daughter in for invention. She made significant progress noticeable by her other teachers.
Rhonda is in a graduate program with Carson-Newman University, earning her MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Rhonda keeps our business running so our director can focus on supervising instruction and maintaining top-quality effective intervention. Rhonda understands the PACE and MTC programs by working through various homework with her daughter under a trainer's guidance. She has experience firsthand what a difference this program can make. She supports our trainers, our director and helps our clients with any administrative needs they have.
To provide affordable and effective educational interventions through cognitive skills development and enhanced tutoring, based on the latest research in the fields of neurology, psychology, and education.
Each person's life is a gift from God; therefore, we believe in the dignity and worth of each person and the importance of helping them achieve their potential in life.
We have a few spots left for fall 2021. Our summer program is full with a waiting list. Summer usually fills up by February. Contact us soon if you are in need of help for your child or yourself.