Jacqueline L

Educational Achievement, Social and Emotional Development

Jacqueline has spent over 25 years as an educator. In that time, she has held positions as a teacher and administrator at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. She founded several successful charter schools and has taught at the college level. She currently holds a bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees. In addition, she has completed doctoral work at the University of Texas at Austin in educational administration focusing on executive leadership and the Superintendency.

Jacqueline’s passion is education and learning. Throughout her career she has sought to take advantage of every opportunity to continue to learn and grow in order to be able to provide the best instruction to her students, support the best instructional practices for those under her supervision, and to provide the best resources to her parents. To that end, she has spent numerous summers and countless hours extending her knowledge at various universities like Harvard, Vanderbilt, and Howard, as well as taking advantage of local courses in the areas of reading, writing, and student well-being.

Her areas of expertise include curriculum and instruction and its delivery systems, student choice management including decision-making and conflict resolution, mentoring, and backwards design planning for college and career readiness. Her services include critical thinking, organizational, and communicative strategies.

Jacqueline's Services

Service 1: Academic Focus - Educational Achievement through High Level Thinking Skills Conducted with Wellness Learning

  • Option 1: Advocating for your child in school - Structuring conversations for positive outcomes
  • Option 2: Collaborative/Communicative reading and writing - Readiness for Early Learners, School Age or ESL
  • Option 3: Testing – Surpassing the standards
  • Option 4: Creating a home-blended learning environment - Using technology to improve learning skills
  • Option 5: Backwards design planning for college and career readiness

Service 2: Social-Emotional Focus - Wholeness and Wellness Strategies for Optimal and Healthy Brain Engagement

Option 1: Social and emotional health - Equipping your child with tools for self-management

  • Executive functioning skills
  • Teaching your child to become an effective decision maker
  • Communication strategies
  • Insightful questions
  • Conflict resolution and discipline guidance
  • Questioning strategies
  • Reflection
  • Emotional control
  • Self-monitoring skills

Option 2: Household operations and management through organization and routine through organization and routine

  • Preparation, planning, and execution
  • Creating a mission-centered home
  • Defining mission, values, and success
  • Scheduling and organization
  • Responsibilities and ownership

Other Advisers

Sydney is originally from Ohio and moved to the Austin area in early 2015. After receiving her Bachelors in Advertising from Xavier University, Sydney went onto pursue her passion for health and wellness by earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University.

She has been...


Teri grew up in Tennessee and Nebraska and earned an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with the support of a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities. She spent much of her professional life as a freelance book editor, which allowed her the...


Jamie is originally from New York and is currently an elementary school teacher in Austin, Texas. She has a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree from Manhattanville College. From an early age, Jamie knew she wanted to work with children and see that every child she teaches has...


Natalie is a central Texas native who grew up in Georgetown and moved to Austin to study nutrition at the University of Texas. She has received her PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education, Master of Science in Health Education, and Bachelors of Science in Nutritional Sciences all at the...


Melissa is a Texas native, originally from the Houston area. She moved to Austin to study at the University of Texas at Austin and to enjoy the eclectic urban culture. She completed her undergraduate degree at UT Austin and her Master’s degree in Special Education at Texas Tech University....


Traci has been a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist for over 20 years. Her current role as Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Lake Travis ISD offers her many opportunities to positively influence student nutrition intake and education.

Since graduating from UT Austin...


Amy is originally from Tennessee. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education and her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Tennessee. After teaching Kindergarten in Tennessee for a year she relocated to Texas where she taught preschool through second grade...


Jessica is originally from Connecticut though she received all of her degrees and credentials from California. She is currently an educational consultant to schools, teachers, families and learning communities in the US and internationally. She has a bachelor’s degree in Child Development, a...