Jen Pelcyger, M.Ed.
Executive Director of Dyslexia Solutions of Colorado, LLC
Jen is Certified at the Associate Level through the Academy of Orton-Gillingham. She has been working with children with dyslexia, ADHD and dysgraphia since 2009. Jen enjoys building a relationship with each child and watching their self-esteem grow as they are finally taught in a way that makes sense to them. Jen has a background in education and taught first grade for 7 years prior to working with individuals with dyslexia. Her calm demeanor and patience paired with classroom management experience makes her tutoring sessions productive and fun. She enjoys working with these bright students one-on-one. Jen lives in Denver with her husband and 12 year old child, Sage. She enjoys singing in choirs, traveling and camping.
Aubrey recently completed Associate level Orton-Gillingham training and is currently doing her 100 hour practicum. She is a licensed teacher in Colorado with 7 years of experience in Denver Public Schools teaching 3rd and 5th grade. She also tutored with Rocky Mountain Dyslexic Camp, where she was trained in, and fell in love with the Orton-Gillingham approach. That led her to focus the last three years of her teaching career on only literacy.
Aubrey is excited to be using her training and love of working with kids to help more students find the joy of reading! This past year she took time away from teaching to spend time with Arlo, her two and a half year old, and work on creative endeavors, including starting a little soap company, getting her garden going, hugging trees, camping, sewing, hiking, and reading.
Before teaching, Aubrey worked at residential outdoor camps for 14 years in California, Maine and here in Denver. She created relationships with kids of all ages and backgrounds for over 20 years, and is thrilled to begin this new adventure in teaching and learning with your child!
Jean is a Certified Reading Specialist and holds a Bachelor of Science in Art Education. She has over 30 years of teaching students with learning differences, specializing in teaching students with dyslexia and other associated learning struggles.
Jean has 40 hours of training in the Orton-Gillingham method at the Reading ASSIST Institute. In the Wilson Reading System 3rd and 4th edition, Jean has 72 hours of professional training. She enjoys many years of understanding test assessments. As a certified diagnostician, Jean knows the reading process. With a demonstrated track record in reading remediation, Jean’s student’s scores increase in their word decoding, word recognition, spelling, and reading comprehension skills on standardized testing.
Jean also subcontracts with public schools to provide compensatory reading services to their special education students for over 20 years. A compassionate educator with a sense of humor, Jean enjoys working with her students from all age groups. She resides in central Pennsylvania with her husband, Tim, and has two adult children Andrew and Emily. Jean enjoys art, music, cooking, and traveling.
Kristin is a certified Reading Specialist and a special education teacher through the Colorado Department of Education. She is certified through the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education, IMSE with practicums at the primary and intermediate levels. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in K-6 Elementary Education and two Master’s in Special Education and Reading. Kristin has tutored students and worked in the classroom using the Orton-Gillingham Approach for students struggling with reading, writing and spelling.
Her greatest accomplishments are the relationships she creates with her students and families. She takes great pride in her students’ growth. She believes every student can learn through systematic instruction, high expectations, and engagement. She is actively involved in the International Reading Association and Council for Exceptional Children organizations to stay involved in the latest research in the field.
Kristin resides in Colorado with her husband, children, and dogs. She enjoys traveling, running, spending time outdoors, and volunteering with the Special Olympics.
Jenny is an Academic Language Therapist with over 220 hours of training, including practicum at The Reading Center – Dyslexia Institute of Minnesota. She is trained at the basic and advanced levels. She is currently working on becoming certified at the Associate Level through the Academy of Orton-Gillingham.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in K-8 Elementary Education and a Minnesota K-8 Teaching license. She has tutored students using the Orton Gillingham based Barton Reading and Spelling System since 2012. In 2020 Jenny started using the Orton-Gillingham Approach which does not use a curriculum because every lesson is individualized and written specifically for each student.
Jenny first entered the world of dyslexia when her daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia in the first grade.
When her daughter was in middle school, Jenny worked with her to create Dreaming Dyslexic – a social group for dyslexic elementary students to get together as a community. Jenny served as Director for two years and helped Decoding Dyslexia of Minnesota make it a long-term program by merging Dreaming Dyslexic into their organization in 2021.
Jenny resides in Minnesota with her husband, teen son, and daughter, and two cats. She enjoys reading, baking, and traveling to new places.
Zoe is an Orton-Gillingham reading educator who is passionate about working with children, especially those with learning differences. She believes that learning should be engaging and specific to the individual. Patience, compassion, and enthusiasm are the foundations of her approach to supporting students.
Zoe is determined to build students’ confidence by helping them learn to read and write. Zoe believes that every student has the chance to succeed with individualized instruction from an educator who truly cares.
Zoe received her bachelor of science degree in strategic communications and early childhood education from the University of Kansas. She has spent over 10 years working with children in various settings. She has gained experience with many learning differences such as dyslexia, autism, and auditory processing disorder.
Zoe is motivated to do what it takes to help a child succeed. She prides herself on being a lifelong learner. She continually stays up-to-date on the newest research and teaching techniques in order to provide students with the highest quality of education. Zoe is also an active member of The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) in Minnesota.
Celeste is a highly qualified Special Education teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Southern Connecticut State University, a Master of Arts in Teaching, and a Certification of Advanced Studies both earned through Sacred Heart University. Celeste has her educational certifications in Special Education, Elementary Education, and Leadership and Administration from the State of Connecticut, Department of Education. Celeste is a teacher mentor and a teacher certification reviewer for the state State of Connecticut.
Her career began as a Special Education teacher at Yale University Child Study Center in New Haven, CT. She has worked across all grade levels in the field of education and with children of varying disabilities ranging from children and young adults with Neurodivergent Needs including those on the Autism Spectrum, Social Emotional Needs, and Learning Disabilities. Celeste was part of the Transdisciplinary Team for Centers for Autism and Related Disabilities through the University of South Florida.
Currently, Celeste is working as a Special Education Teacher in Greenwich, CT Public Schools. She has earned the Orton Gillingham Classroom Teaching hours. Most recently she has been trained and earned her supervision hours for the Lindamood Bell Method. Celeste is a Lindamood Bell Clinician. She is undergoing Wilson Reading Training. Celeste is a dedicated teacher and takes pride in her students’ achievements.
Celeste resides in Cos Cob, Connecticut with her son and Beta Fish named Ribeye. She enjoys walks on the beach, going to the theater, and concerts, and most importantly spending quality time with her son.
Kayla is a certified elementary and Special Education teacher with 9 years of teaching experience. In her role as a Special Education teacher, she had the opportunity to work with students with disabilities such as Dyslexia, Autism, and ADHD. Her philosophy is that ALL children can learn. Kayla takes pride in building positive relationships and tailoring lessons to meet individual student needs. By making learning fun, she aims to motivate learners to become active participants in their own education. She enjoys watching her students develop into confident, successful readers.
Kayla holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Special Education from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the University of Colorado. Kayla completed her Orton-Gillingham training through the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education in 2019.
Kayla resides in Colorado with her husband, son, dog, and cat. She enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, and traveling.