Diagnostic Team

PROVEN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS
30+ years as PreK-18 educators with numerous teaching and education research awards!
Cofounders and Team members meet all Federal and State professional regulations.
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Wren Bump, PhD
Diagnostician
Learning Specialist

 

Wren M. Bump, PhD is a diagnostician and learning specialist of Dynamics Learners, Inc. (DLI) in the metropolitan area of Houston, Texas.  Dr. Bump earned her doctoral degree in educational psychology and educational technology at Texas A&M University and a Master of Science degree in special education at University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Master of Science degree in educational administration at Lamar University.  She was a clinical assistant professor at Texas Southern University, the University of Houston, and the University of Houston–Clear Lake.  She is an instructor in the Vocational Advancement and Skills Training Academy (VAST) for differently abled individuals at Houston Community College.

 

Wren has almost 40 years of experience working with learners of all ages.  She began her career as a public-school teacher in elementary and middle school grades.  As a classroom and special education teacher, she created individual learning plans to assist struggling learners to succeed by getting to know how they learn best and scaffolding their learning processes.   She has conducted numerous workshops to teachers, parents, administrators and community leaders nationally and internationally on topics such as technology integration, active learning, brain and learning research, and universal design for learning.  Wren has created numerous tutorials and training materials, as well as curriculum programs from elementary to college level.

 

As a DLI diagnostician, Wren conducts diagnostic analysis and prescribes personalized learning solutions for our clients.  She is one of our learning specialists who provides personal learning solutions to empower learners.  Wren attends brain and learning research seminars and provides professional development training for DLI on this important research.  Encouraging and inspiring students to keep trying is Wren’s passion for developing learners who take ownership of their learning progress and accomplishments.

Diagnosticians

Joan Ickes, EdD

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Chief Executive Office

Co-founder

Diagnostician

EdD Curriculum & Instruction
MS Reading Education
BS Secondary Education

 

Lillian Benavente McEnery, EdD

Lilian McEnery, EdD. - Board Director of Dynamic Learners, Inc.

Board director

Co-founder

Diagnostician


EdD Curriculum & Instruction
MS Reading Education
BS Elementary Education

Learning Specialists

Laura Kovalcik - Learning Specialist in Literacy

LAURA KOVALCIK

Learning SpecialistLiteracy

MS Elementary & Reading Education
BS  Elementary Education

Rita Gatson - Learning Specialist in Literacy

RITA GATSON

Learning Specialist—Literacy

MS   Reading Education

BS    Elementary Education

Michelle Hix - Learning Specialist in Literacy

MICHELLE HIX

Learning SpecialistLiteracy

BS    Curriculum & Instruction, Secondary
         Education - English

         English as Second Language Certification

Sherry Otahal - Learning Specialist in Secondary Literacy

SHERRY OTAHAL

Learning SpecialistSecondary Literacy

BS  English Education
       English as Second Language Certification


 

Ana Samano - Learning Specialist in Bilingual Education

ANA SAMANO

Learning SpecialistBilingual

BS  Interdisciplinary Studies—Bilingual Education

 

Rhonda Ponder - Learning Specialist in Elementary Math

RHONDA PONDER

Learning Specialist—Elementary Math

MS   Elementary Education

BS    Elementary Education

Karen Gordy - Learning Specialist in Elementary Math

KAREN GORDY

Learning Specialist—Elementary Math

MM   Music-Flute Performance

BM    Music Education-Conductor

BS     Elementary & Secondary Education

Christie Hahn - Learning Specialist in Secondary Math

CHRISTIE HAHN

Learning Specialist—Secondary Math

MEd      Education Administration

BA         Accounting

Kimberly Bryant - Learning Specialist in Secondary Math

KIMBERLY BRYANT

Learning Specialist—Secondary Math

BS    Elementary Education, Mathematics

         Mathematics 4-8, 8-12 Certification 

         English as Second Language Certification

Claudia Ovalle - Learning Specialist in Bilingual Education

CLAUDIA OVALLE

Learning Specialist—Bilingual

EdD   Organizational Leadership &
          Special Education (In Progress)

MS    Multicultural Education—Bilingual

BS     Secondary Education

Claudia Pitman - Learning Specialist in Bilingual Education

CLAUDIA PITMAN

Learning Specialist—Bilingual

MA  Bilingual Education & Principal Certificate

BS   Interdisciplinary Studies—Bilingual Education
        Early Childhood Education Certificate

 

Network of Professional Consultants

 

We utilize a network of professional consultants in such areas as autism, attention disorders, speech, auditory or visual processing disorders, and challenges with math.  We work with physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, audiologists, and ophthalmologists.

Board of Directors

Susan Brown - Board of Directors

SUSAN BROWN

MS  Elementary Education--Math Specialization

BS   Elementary Education

Sue Chapman, EdD - Board of Directors

SUE CHAPMAN, EdD

EdD   Education Leadership

MS     Elementary Education--Math Specialization

BS     Early Childhood Education

Joan Ickes, EdD - Board of Directors

JOAN ICKES, EdD

EdD   Curriculum and Instruction
MS    Reading Education
BS    Secondary Education

Susan McCormack, EdD. - Board of Directors

SUSAN McCORMACK, EdD

EdD    Curriculum and Instruction

MS      Curriculum and Instruction

BA       Interdisciplinary Education--History 

Rosie Sanchez - Board of Directors

ROSIE SANCHEZ

MS     Reading Education 

BA      Interdisciplinary Studies 
 

Maria Cerino - Board of Directors

MARIA CERINO

Parent of former clients
BA  Tourism and Administration

Karen Coffey - Board of Directors

KAREN COFFEY

MA  Special Education
MA  Counseling

BS   Elementary Education

Lawrence Kohn, EdD. - Board of Directors

LAWRENCE KOHN, EdD

EdD   Curriculum and Instruction

MA     Historical Social and Cultural Foundations

BA      English

Lillian Beneavente McEnery, EdD. - Board of Directors

LILLIAN BENEAVENTE MCENERY, EdD

EdD  Curriculum and Instruction
MS   Reading Education
BS    Elementary Education

Patricia Williams, EdD. - Board of Directors

PATRICIA WILLIAMS, EdD

EdD    Curriculum and Instruction

MA      English

BAT     English and Political Science

DYNAMIC LEARNERS, INCORPORATED 

FOUNDING BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

 

First  row

Dr. Lillian McEnery, Dr. Joan Ickes, Dr. Patricia Williams

 

Second row

Karen Coffey,  Maria Cerino, Dr. Lawrence Kohn, Dr. Susan McCormack 

PROVEN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS

With Dynamic Learners, Inc., you get more than a tutor.   Our team of professional educators have exceptional experience with children and adults.  The team averages 25+ years of experience.  Several team members have received awards for teaching and research.  Our team members meet all federal and state professional regulations.  

we diagnose learning needs and tailor solutions for your success.

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Dynamic Learners, Inc., is a nonprofit educational organization “for diagnosis and intervention of reading and math literacy deficits of children and adults, including underserved and bilingual learners.”

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