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

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.