|The PACE National Advisory Board is a collection of professionals dedicated to improving a student's capacity to learn. They come from a broad and diverse background. Each has first hand experience in the effectiveness of PACE.
National Advisory Board:
Eleanor Alden, L.C.S.W. – Eleanor has extensive private practice experience in psychotherapy working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She teaches psychology at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.
Hugh D. Ames – Hugh served as an officer in the United States Navy for 23 years. Since 1996, he has been director of Learning Foundations, a multi-location learning center in San Antonio, Texas. Learning Foundations offers PACE and specializes in helping learning-challenged individuals.
Robert Fisher, Ed.D. – Dr. Fisher has extensive experience in diagnosis and therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. In his practice he works with children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder. He is a PACE provider in Abington, Pennsylvania.
Angela Fox – Angela is the Assistant Headmaster at the Jubilee Christian Academy in Pensacola, Florida. She has been a classroom teacher for over eight years in grades K-12. She helped initiate a pilot program for PACE in the classroom/group setting and worked as a PACE trainer for the national program. Angela is currently a local PACE provider.
Keith D. Gibson, Ph.D. – Dr. Gibson is the clinical psychologist at Beloit Memorial Hospital in Wisconsin. He is the author of the "Child and Adolescent Diagnostic Screening Inventory," and the author of "Magic of Learning," a unique motivational program to help children improve attitudes, study skills, and grades. Keith has been instrumental in the development of PACE from its beginning.
Kenneth H. Gibson, O.D. – This Dr. Gibson is the founder and president of LearningRx, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He began his professional career as a pediatric optometrist specializing in visual processing and cognitive disorders and treatment. He is primarily responsible for the creation and development of PACE.
Denton M. Kurtz – Denton has extensive experience as a counselor, school psychologist, and psychotherapist. He and his wife Gail own the Kurtz Center in Winter Park, Florida, where they work regularly with children with learning disabilities. They have been PACE providers since February 2001.
Lloyd Lamouria. –Since 1995 Lloyd and his wife, Pat, have been owners and directors of the Colorado Reading Center in Englewood, Colorado. Their clinic provides one-on-one reading and cognitive skill development programs for learning disabled and dyslexic individuals.
Karen Elena Lee, Psy.D. – Dr. Lee is a licensed clinical psychologist, with neuropsychology and rehabilitation as her specialties. Karen recently co-authored a chapter in the "Minor Traumatic Brain Injury Handbook." She is the clinical director of the Learning Lab and professor of clinical psychology at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, both in Springfield, Missouri.
David W. Muris, O.D., F.C.P.O. – Dr. Muris has been in private practice in Sacramento, California, since 1976, emphasizing vision therapy and developmental optometry. He is the national director for VIP Worldwide and a local PACE provider. He is co-author of the book, "Improve Your Vision Without Glasses or Contact Lenses."
Russell N. Osnes, O.D. – Dr. Osnes has been in private practice since 1984, and currently runs two practices in Eagan and Rosemount, Minnesota. He specializes in complete family eye care and PACE cognitive training.
Sharon Oxford – Sharon has been a middle school math, history, and government teacher. Since 1995, she has been a VIP and PACE trainer and program administrator in Enid, Oklahoma.
Ferne Rubin – Ferne has extensive experience as an elementary school teacher and as a learning disabilities specialist. For the past 20 years, she has been the director of the Sarasota Educational Resource Center in Florida, which specializes in psycho-educational evaluations and the delivery of remedial programs, including PACE.
Christine M. Stewart, O.D. – Dr. Stewart has been in private practice since 1979. She runs the CAVE Learning Centre in Chatham and Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Since 1996, she has offered the VIP and PACE programs.
Jill D. Stowell, M.S. – Jill has been in public education for over seven years, including experience in regular, gifted, bilingual, and learning disabilities. She is the director of the Stowell Learning Center in Diamond Bar, California, working with individuals with reading, spelling, and attention disorders.
William L. Volk, Ph.D. – Dr. Volk has a doctorate in behavioral sciences. He has focused his career on teamwork development, building effective communication skills, personnel recruitment, and customer service. He taught Dale Carnegie courses for seven years and currently offers PACE in Denver, Colorado.
Kris Warnke – Kris has been a public school teacher for 14 years in Nebraska and Kansas. She is currently an active PACE provider in Wichita, Kansas.
Amy Weinberger – Amy has teaching experience from kindergarten through the high school level. In recent years she has specialized as a reading instructor. She is currently the director of The Thinking Center in Sarasota, Florida, working with children and individuals with brain injuries, learning problems, and reading difficulties.
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