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Learning Strategies Coordinator

Joy Martin

martinjy@jmu.edu
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Joy has a background in the medical field, returning to academia in mid-life, she completed her graduate degree in counseling.  She has been working in higher education since 2006.  She enjoys riding tandem recumbent bicycle with her husband on Rails to Trails, hand quilting, and perennial gardening.  Joy’s favorite activity is anything that includes her two grandsons.  She is grateful for the opportunity she has been given to support students with disabilities and also lead the Learning Strategies Team at JMU.

LSI Student Staff

Elizabeth King

kingme@jmu.edu
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Elizabeth is an IDLS-Elementary Education student.  She has worked with LSI for 5 semesters and cannot wait to share what she has learned!  In her free time, she enjoys her dog, Weenie, as well as shopping with her mom.  Her favorite food is anything chocolate!!  As a peer educator, Elizabeth loves helping people reach their full potential no matter their age.  Elizabeth will be available to meet with students as the LSI GA beginning in the Spring 2018 semester!

LSI Student Staff

Iliana Ioannides

ioanniin@jmu.edu
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Iliana is a Junior IDLS major with minors in Inclusive Early Childhood Education (IECE) and Teaching English To Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Long Island, New York. She enjoys pets, dance, exercise, and cooking, and is always up for an adventure. Iliana is excited to be an LSI Peer Educator and hopes to help guide as many people as possible to a pathway of success.  Her office hours for the Fall 2017 semester are Wednesdays 8:30AM-4:30PM and Fridays 9:00AM-11:00AM.

LSI Student Staff

Lauren Greenberg

greenbla@jmu.edu
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After graduating last May from JMU with a major in Interdisciplinary and Liberal Studies and a double minor in Elementary Education and Exceptional Education Lauren is now working towards becoming a double duke! She is currently working towards her Masters in Elementary Education. She enjoys listening to country music and spending time with friends. You can often find her laughing while eating mac and cheese! More than anything though, she enjoys talking with and getting to know people! As a Graduate Assistant for the fall semester, she is excited to have the opportunity to take on more responsibility and work with both undergraduate and graduate students to help them be the most successful they can be! Her office hourse for the Fall 2017 semester are Tuesdays 8:00AM-12:00PM, Thursdays 8:00AM-10:30AM and 2:00PM-4:30PM, and Fridays 8:00AM-3:00PM.

LSI Student Staff

Katherine Catanzaro

catanzkm@jmu.edu
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Katherine is an IDLS-elementary education major, with a Family Studies minor. Some of her favorite activities consist of laying on her deck reading, organizing her (and her roommate’s) room, avidly watching Netflix, and spending time with family and friends. Katherine looks forward to helping her fellow students excel in their classes by using the learning strategies LSI has to offer.  Her office hours for the Fall 2017 semester are Wednesdays 8:00AM-10:30AM, Thursdays 8:00AM-4:00PM, and Fridays 11:00AM-4:00PM.

LSI Student Staff

Emily McAllister

mcall3ea@jmu.edu
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Emily is a senior IDLS-Elementary Education student with concentrations in humanities/social sciences and math. She enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, fishing, and camping with her friends and family. You can also find her crocheting, listening to country music, or eating Mexican food with her roommates! As a peer educator, she loves getting to help her fellow Dukes reach their goals and their potential during their time at JMU.  Her office hours for the Fall 2017 semester are Mondays 8:30AM-3:30PM, Wednesdays 8:00AM-10:30AM, and Thursdays 8:00AM-1:30PM.