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Corey Pollard, Executive Director

Corey is an Educational Consultant and Diagnostician with a Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland. She has experience assessing, treating, and consulting with families supporting children with autism, specific learning disabilities, speech-language disorders and neurological issues. She has worked at several leading research and treatment centers including Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University, Children's Hospital Colorado, and the University of Denver. She has specific training in Orton-Gillingham and Educational Law and enjoys working with families and schools to come up with a collaborative plan for success. When she's not working she enjoys spending time with her boys (5 and 7), running, and listening to podcasts.

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Mikayla Storey, Program Director

Mikayla is our Program Director, overseeing ongoing curriculum development and all of our Educator Support programs including our signature SMARTER Intervention program. She has a degree in Psychology and Special Education from James Madison University in Virginia. Mikayla has an extensive history supporting students with special education needs during her time at JMU. She is passionate about giving students everything they need to be successful and absolutely loves spending time supporting students so that they can feel confident in their abilities. Students love spending time with Mikayla as she is engaging and can always find a way to make learning fun.

Megan Lahti, Clinic Coordinator

Bio coming soon!

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Kelly Hoover, Clinical Director

Kelly in an Educational Therapist & Consultant. Her educational experience spans twenty years as a classroom teacher, reading interventionist, Differentiation Coach, and MTSS Coordinator. Kelly has a Masters of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction: Reading and is a certified by the Orton-Gillingham Academy as a classroom teacher instructor. Kelly is a freelance writer and teaches at Regis University as a graduate program level instructor in the Masters of Education Reading Program. Kelly understands the unique challenges that come along with learning how to read. While there will certainly be bumps in the road, she works with her students to make these stepping-stones instead of stumbling blocks. Kelly’s hobbies include building model rockets with her two boys (7 and 10), reading historical fiction, and camping with her family.


Abbie Maras, Educational Therapist

Abbie is an Educational Therapist and Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP) with a Masters in Arts in Reading Education. She has her Colorado teaching and reading specialist licenses. Abbie has a diverse background working as a classroom reading teacher, English language instructor, test administrator and interventionist, and RTI coordinator. Abbie is currently a member of the International Dyslexia Association and Colorado Council International Reading Association.

Alaynah Lanier, Educational Therapist

Bio Coming Soon!