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Learning Specialist
Jess Levi Roat

Providing a patient, conscious, educational experience while

guiding individuals to demonstrate their potential.

Working Together
As we begin to emerge from the Covid-19 Virus, I am working with students online. Despite the challenges of virtual learning, I strive to create a lively informative 

educational experience.

Jess Roat
Academic Coach- facilitating positive changes in students' growth, Grades K-8
Writing Teacher- creative writing exercises and strategies to develop and encourage every writer's unique voice
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MacMan- Computer training and troubleshooting, also tech problem solving for Seniors.
Mindfulness Training- Centering, Intentional Focus, Executive Function Skills (organization), Deep Listening, and conscious use of technology.
About Me
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I empower students to be successful and expressive. Having worked with a wide range of students, I'm sensitive to specific individual needs.

I am a Credentialed Teacher with

Dyslexia Remediation Certification.

Additional experience:

  • Brain Gym Facilitator

  • Lindamood-Bell V V Instructor

  • Slingerland Teacher

  • Writing Facilitator- Amherst Artist & Writers Method 

  • Education Through Music (ETM) 

  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

  • Training in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).

As a Kindergarten-8th grade teacher I provide honest, conscious, socio-emotional learning in a supportive environment.

Learning and Growing

 A French painter! (Halloween)

Academic Support

The greatest support I can provide all students is self-empowerment and knowledge of the use of their strengths to accomplish their goals.

  • 25 years experience

  • Academic support- grades K-8

  • Specialized instruction for students with specific learning challenges 

  • One-on-one home, office, and remote

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Additional Sites for help:


"It's OK to learn differently."

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Balanced Use of  Technology

 Cell phones and computers have revolutionized the way we communicate. They can be so compelling to the point of being an addictive compulsion. 

Prudent use of technology is a must for optimum brain health and salient learning. I teach disciplined mindful use of tech tools. I also assist families to mitigate issues regarding healthy and appropriate usage of technology.

In this time of adapting from the effects of Covid-19 isolation, I am aware of the challenges of remote learning. I strive to create a lively, informative and engaging learning session as well as providing family support.

Screen Time
Quote of the Week:
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Parent and  Collegial Comments:

Further references available upon request.

Qian Guo, Ph.D.

He paid individual and personalized attention to all kids; he was patient, specific to the needs of each kid, and always encouraging. We want to salute people like Mr. Roat because they are the backbone of successful public education for our country.

Jennifer Knopf, Principal

Mr. Roat worked hard to create a sense of community and bring structure and routines into the classroom. He spent a great deal of his personal time modifying the curriculum to meet the individual needs of the students.

Marty Williams, Teacher Consultant, Writing Workshops

I encourage you to seriously consider Jess Roat for employment in your organization. I am confident he brings creativity, thoughtfulness, integrity and ability to work effectively with others to any position you might offer.

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