Jen Makwana

Jennifer Makwana graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Studies and a Bachelor of Education. She is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers with qualifications in the Primary/Junior divisions. Prior to obtaining her teaching certification, Jennifer studied Early Childhood Education and worked as a preschool teacher and an educational assistant. As the author of four Alpha-Maniac Adventure books, Jennifer has a strong understanding of phonological awareness and early reading skills and enjoys making learning to read both fun and meaningful, both for her 1:1 students and group classes.

As an associate director of education, Jennifer is also responsible for the development, management, and licensing of our preschool reading and art programs, Alpha-Mania and Mini Masters.

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring the city with her husband and two children.