FOUNDER & CEO
Jennifer is the Founder and CEO of Eyewords Learning. Her commitment to creating research-based multisensory materials has boosted literacy growth in learners of all ability levels. Ms. Orr taught Kindergarten, Primary and Special Education for over 20 years and holds a Bachelor’s in Education, a Bachelor’s of Arts and Specialists in Kindergarten and Special Education from Western University.
DR. PIYA SORCAR
Dr. Piya Sorcar is the Founder and CEO of TeachAids, a Lecturer at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education, and an Adjunct Affiliate at Stanford’s School of Medicine. Dr. Sorcar holds degrees in Economics, Business and Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and an M.A. in Education and Ph.D. in Learning Sciences & Technology Design from Stanford University.
David Orr is an Industrial Technology Advisor for the National Research Council of Canada. David provides technology assistance and innovation as well as brings his wealth of experience coordinating and managing projects. David holds degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Western University.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING
Emily Baxendale works in product development and marketing at Eyewords. She believes in creating products that give all learners an access point into literacy. Emily has a Bachelors in Education and Bachelor of Arts from Brock University. Emily first began using Eyewords as a reading intervention tutor six years ago and has been a member of the team ever since.