Meet Jena Collins
Jena Collins, MA is an educational therapist and the founder of The Literacy Room in Ojai, California. Her passion to promote literacy has spanned 24 years of teaching students in both public and private settings, as well as presenting numerous workshops and training for school districts, their teachers and parents on literacy.
Formerly the Center Manager for the Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes® in Thousand Oaks, California, she commands great skill in the diagnosis of reading delays and instructional intervention at the one-on-one level. Jena has helped hundreds of struggling students with learning disabilities, attention issues, “working memory” deficits, and brain injury trauma to become readers who experience the confidence and pleasure of reading for a lifetime.
As a bilingual educator, Jena has significant expertise working with students with second language acquisition challenges, and with middle to high school students who struggle with learning Spanish.
Jena received her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and lived in Madrid, Spain while completing her degree. She received her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from California State University, Northridge.