Owner/Lead Learning Specialist
Mrs. Disch’s passion for teaching and learning is life long. Jennifer strives to better understand different learning styles, strengths and weaknesses, and the impact environment has on how we all learn. In 1995, Jennifer graduated from Vanderbilt University, Peabody College of Teachers, with a B.S. in both Special Education and Elementary Education. She earned her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. In 2010, Jennifer earned her Specialist Degree in Brain Based Teaching with a concentration in Instructional Leadership. In 2016, Jennifer was accepted by the Association of Educational Therapists as a professional educational therapist, which combines educational and therapeutic approaches for evaluation, remediation, case management, and communication/advocacy on behalf of children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities or learning problems.
Mrs. Disch implemented her love of teaching in a classroom setting for over 20 years. In 2010, Jennifer founded Engage the Brain, a company that provides academic intervention and school support for students and families. Jennifer is passionate about how we all learn differently. She enjoys creating strategies and plans for students to discover their own personal potential. She continues to attend the latest conferences on learning and the brain, academic strategies and research, and learning disabilities. She is trained in various research-based learning methods, including Lindamood-Bell Processes, Handwriting Without Tears, and TouchMath. Mrs. Disch is a Florida and Tennessee state Certified Teacher in the areas of Elementary Education, Special Education including Learning Disabilities, and Emotional/Behavioral Education.