Dawn Blake, Executive Director
Dawn Blake is a graduate of Virginia Tech - Go Hokies! She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Human Development, which is a multidisciplinary field that applies psychology, sociology, and human health principles for the enrichment of individuals, families and communities. Dawn volunteered with the Virginia Tech Literacy Corps where she served as an English and math tutor for local elementary school children. She has always had a passion for literacy. Dawn believes in providing educational programs that emphasize and utilize strengths for individual motivation, achievement and success. Dawn enjoys cooking, a good book, and a very strong cup of coffee.
Lauren Moser, Office Coordinator
Lauren Moser has a Bachelor’s degree in English from East Tennessee State University. While obtaining her degree, she developed a passion for Spanish. After graduating from ETSU, Lauren moved to Madrid, Spain where she taught English as a second language for two years. While living in Madrid, she was able to improve her Spanish and travel to over ten different countries. Since then, she has had many opportunities to further her experience working with ESL students. She has a passion for helping people reach their goals with English. She enjoys learning about new cultures, traveling, cooking and hiking.