"I suffered from severe dyslexia. I was the only child on my block on Halloween to go 'Trick or Trout' ... here comes that young Williams boy. Better get some fish."
The Daily Challenge of Instructing Students in How to Apply Critical Thinking Skills to All Core Classes.
Office Manager, Tutor
Julienne possesses a wealth of knowledge and brings in-depth interactive experiences to BLS. After spending 12 years in the corporate world of Leadership and Management, she decided to follow her life long passion of teaching children who experience learning difficulties.
Experienced in Educating children, Mira received her BS from Texas Tech University, then her Special Education Certification from the University of Texas at Permian Basin, Midland.
She is presently being trained in "Take Flight" through the Scottish Rite Temple in Las Cruces, N.M.
Jillian is an Ashford University Graduate. She has a passion for understanding the science of how students
learn to read as she offers them structured Language Therapy, "Take Flight," the most effective and intensive Language Therapy available.
Tutoring & Home Schooling
Jan brings a wealth of class-room experience to BLS. She
received her BA in Elementary Ed. with a double major in Lang-uage Arts in K-12.
She was then awarded her MA in Reading. Jan also taught at the elementary school level for 29 years. Her teaching experience includes both private and public education.
Emilio's deep knowledge of advanced Match and Science adds to the possibilities of success for your struggling child. His gift of sensitivity to each student's learning difficul-ties results in confidence and immediate improvement.
Art has been Chad's passion for his entire life. As a child, Chad could be found on any given number of Saturday landscape paintings on his grandmother's porch or throwing pots in his grandfather's studio.
When three generation's of Webb's had enough pottery for a firing, they scheduled an all-nighter to load a kiln his grandfather built in his backyard.
His grandparents also owned two art galleries, one in Amarillo, Texas... and one in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Across from the historic La Fonda Hotel.
In High School, he entered every art contest that he could find - becoming president of the art club. He was later inducted into the school's Hall of Fame for Art - and was awarded a Golden Key for a work entitled, "The Unfinished Flag."
He then attended college on an art Scholarship - while at college, he discovered that his true gift was inspiring the love of art in others.
Lindsey comes to BLS with three years experience in child care, elementary level tutoring, and aiding students participating in Language Therapy with Miss Jeana.
She attended NMSU for three years - pursuing a degree inNursing. During that time, she realized that her true passion was a deep desire to work with with special needs children (early childhood development) - at both the elementary and secondary levels.
She is now attending the University of Arizona - working toward completing a degree in Special Education. She is also receiving intense Dyslexia Language Therapy training from Miss Jeana.
Her strong personal skills in working with diverse groups of students concurrently is giving her the opportunity to succeed at all levels teaching.
Tutoring & Home Schooling
Heather has a deep passion for teaching children. She was trained in classical education and has 10 years of classical Christian teaching experience.
Heather also has 4 years of homeschooling experience... teaching multiple subjects K - 12.
She is the Director and co-founder of Children’s Music Theater of Alamogordo. Heather understands that learning should be engaging and fun for all students, while, at the same time a continual intellectual challenge. Heather strives to bring those aspects to the classroom.
Some May Require...
Many individuals require one-on-one reading /language therapy with explicit instruction that begins with the basic English phonetic rules and gradually builds into higher levels of learning, using step-by-step, multi-sensory techniques.
Our Exciting Mission
Our BLS Team believes in personal and quality educational opportunities to meet the needs of students struggling with a variety of learning differences.
Our staff provides a continuum of services throughout the school year, which address the severity of numerous specific learning challenges such as: comprehensive language
acquisition, math, science and other subject content.
BLS also provides tutorial services in the effective utilizing of assistive technology, which aids students' overall study skills, motivation and organization. The BLS tutors offer their
students many effective strategies for preparing for standardized and state testing as well.
Ms. Jeana lands on 'The Beaches' of Old Mexico.