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Our Outreach and Marketing Team

Janey Roth, Lead Client Services Coordinator

As our Client Services Coordinator, Janey is the first person that most of our prospective families speak with. Janey listens to a student’s challenges and then assists parents in finding the best coaching support to meet their needs.

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Janey enjoys putting the right team in place to guide families through the process of coaching and considers it an honor to engage in these important conversations with families who have struggling students. She has a rich background in meeting the needs of clients in a variety of contexts, always with her characteristic warmth and energy. Janey attended University of Tennessee, Knoxville and has completed coursework at other institutions including the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland. Her volunteer work for the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and many others is reflective of Janey’s  compassionate nature. She has also volunteered her time to help older adults through the Meals on Wheels program and as a Senior Citizens Center Director.

Kai Simon, Client Services Coordinator

As part of our Client Services team, Kai is the first person that some of our prospective families speak with. Kai listens to a student’s challenges and then assists parents in finding the best coaching support to meet their needs.

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Kai is an Executive Function coach and certified educator with experience at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in both general and special education settings. In addition to specializing in the areas of reading, writing, and math, she also has been involved in research at the Children's Hospital in Boston. Kai holds a Master's degree in Education from Boston University and a BS in Biology with a minor in Special Education from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Kai's research in the field is diverse, ranging from 6 months spent in Australia focusing on biological studies to developing specialized instruction for students with autism in the Netherlands.

Jackie DeGroot, Client Services Coordinator

Jackie maintains connections with professionals who refer clients to Beyond BookSmart. She also speaks with prospective clients to help them determine if coaching is a good fit for their needs.

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Jackie DeGroot is a seasoned educator, specializing in helping students achieve their goals by developing their Executive Function skills. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with an M.Ed. in Education and an early childhood license to teach children with and without disabilities. Jackie has expertise in supporting clients with diverse Executive Function challenges. 

Merrianne Minnich, Outreach Coordinator in New England

Merrianne (Merri) connects with referring professionals throughout New England. She shares resources and leads staff presentations to help clinicians best serve the needs of students and adults with Executive Function challenges. 

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Merri Minnich, MAT, is a certified educator in Massachusetts with over a decade of experience teaching in a variety of classroom settings. A graduate of Simmons College, she specializes in developing curriculum appropriate to each student’s needs and enjoys building relationships with them. Merri has worked in public, private and charter schools and uses her expertise at Beyond BookSmart to help students achieve their goals in the educational realm. Having worked with many different student populations, she enjoys honing in on students’ strengths and finding appropriate learning tools to help them achieve success in the classroom. She has enjoyed using different organizational methods to help students see a dramatic improvement in their writing and become more articulate communicators. Through these experiences, Merrianne has provided evidence to her belief that all students can achieve success if given the appropriate tools for learning. As an Outreach Coordinator, Merri meets with professionals throughout New England.

Rose Saluti, Outreach Coordinator in DE, MD, DC, VA, NC, SC, & FL

Rose establishes connections to referring professionals in DE, MD, DC, VA, NC, SC, and FL to educate and inform them about Beyond BookSmart's online Executive Function coaching services.

Rose Saluti, Online Outreach Coordinator

In Rose's role as Outreach Coordinator, she develops relationships with referral sources who are as passionate as we are about helping their clients reach their full potential. She is committed to spreading the message that our coaches teach our clients the skills they need not just for school but for life.  

Rose joined the company in 2016 and brings over 30 years of experience in developing business for companies she passionately believed in over those years. She graduated with honors from Boston College with a degree in Education and Biology and taught and tutored many students during the years when she was raising her own children. Rose is proud of her record of building small businesses. Her role at Beyond BookSmart allows her to continue to contribute by helping our clients find their way to a successful and fulfilling life.

Angela Molloy, Outreach Coordinator in IL

Angela forges relationships with referring professionals throughout the Greater Chicagoland area. She leads staff presentations to help clinicians best serve the needs of their clients with Executive Function challenges.
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Angela Molloy, MA, has expertise in supporting students with diverse executive function challenges, as well as a deep understanding of the evidence-based methodology of behavior change. This, combined with the vast repertoire of tools and strategies provided through our training and ongoing professional development within Beyond BookSmart equips Angela to successfully coach students with a variety of learning needs. Angela is a licensed professional educator, coach, and school counselor in Illinois. She earned her Master’s degree in school counseling from Roosevelt University and her undergraduate degree in psychology and communication studies from Elmhurst College. Angela believes that all students are capable of achieving success and individual differences should be welcomed for the strengths they bring to a student’s education. As an Outreach Coordinator, Angela meets with professionals throughout the greater Chicagoland area.

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