All students reading at, or above, grade level by the end of third grade
WHO WE ARE
Learning Ovations guarantees to get all children reading at, or above grade level, by the end of third grade. The most rigorous level of research is the basis of our success.
Learning Ovations holds true to our three core values: Outcomes, Fidelity and Service. We share in the accountability of achieving literacy outcomes.
WHAT WE DO
Learning Ovations brings the A2i Professional Support System, a combination of technology and professional development, to empower and equip teachers to successfully individualize instruction for K-3 students.
Designed by teachers for teachers. Serving the solution is in our DNA.
Our Literacy Outcomes Specialists are of service and provide year-round training and ongoing support.
We help all children learn to read by providing teachers with the individualized instruction at exactly the right time, and in the right amount, to meet individual learning goals.
FOUNDER / CEO
FOUNDER / CEO
Jay is passionate about his work at Learning Ovations and is actively bringing the research-based technology and professional development tool, A2i (assessment to instructions), to schools across the nation. He has demonstrated leadership in the business, nonprofit and public policy arenas.
Mr. Voegeli is an expert in web development and technical project management. He has designed and supervised A2i software redeveloped to permit scale. He has worked closely with researchers and professional development experts and has a profound insight into A2i’s development evolution.
Mr. Amiel has over 35 years experience in finance and operations in major corporations. His roles have included responsibility for national financial support, acquisition negotiations, integration, financial management training, productivity, performance and profitability improvement.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR DISTRICT PARTNERSHIPS
Amanda Jacobs is responsible for implementing the A2i technology at scale. With a Master’s degree in both Special Education and Administration, Amanda has been a school principal at both the elementary and secondary levels; she was a KIPP founding learning specialist with an emphasis on special education as well as a classroom teacher in K-12th grade.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
Dr. Siegal received her Doctoral Degree from Arizona State University and Master’s Degree from Florida State University where she was a member of the Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training (PIRT) Fellow program, part of the Florida Center for Reading Research.
DIRECTOR FOR MARKETING
Linsey shares the Learning Ovations’ story with schools and communities across the nation. With a background in nonprofit,
education, and entrepreneurial organizations, she has firsthand experience in pairing great ideas with powerful marketing to change the
world. Linsey holds master’s degrees in both English and finance.
SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR PARTNERSHIPS & STRATEGIC GROWTH
Joe Bielecki builds partnerships and leads strategic growth initiatives to set our partners up to successfully reach transformative student outcomes. He led the Curriculum & Assessment Team for the Summit Learning Program, was a founding principal with Summit Public Schools, an instructional coach, and a classroom teacher. Joe holds Master's degrees in School Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction.