Meet Keri LaVoie, Education Specialist

B.A. Elementary Education and M.A. Educational Administration

Endorsements: Language Arts & Social Science


Professional Experience: Keri has worked as a classroom teacher, Reading Recovery trained educator, and school administrator for the past 22 years.

Keri has completed extensive work with individual and small group literacy instruction including assessments for diagnosing student’s skill level, delivering lessons focused on individual learning goals, and progress monitoring to inform instruction and next steps.


Keri believes the key to developing successful readers is to motivate children to love to read while developing their literacy horizons at a pace that is just right for them. In addition, Keri has been involved in supervising and mentoring elementary educators and providing professional development in the area of literacy.


Keri has passion for integrating “Mindfulness” practices and strategies into the learning environment to create a calm, focused and peaceful learning environment. “Mindfulness” strategies may reduce stress and anxiety, increase concentration and engagement, improve sleep, help children develop problem-solving and decision-making skills, and improve social skills with peers.

Contact Us


200 E. Court St.

Suite 708

Kankakee, IL 60901

(815) 304-5548

1640 Willow Circle Dr.

Suite 300

Crest Hill, IL 60403

(815) 630-4549

Areas We Serve


 Evaluations & Therapy


Free Screenings

Full Speech & Language Evaluations

Individual Therapy Sessions

Insurance & Referrals


Speech & Language


Academic Tutoring

Accent Reduction


Adult Therapy

Accent Reduction



Auditory Processing Disorder

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)




Speech & Language (cont'd)


Developmental Delays

Reading Readiness

Language Enrichment

Language Disorders

Literacy Instruction

Parent Home Group

Parent Training

Phoenemic Awareness

Phonological Process Disorder

Play-Based Therapy

Research-Based Therapy

Social Language Play Group

Spanish/English Dual Language Play Group Stuttering


Trainings and Seminars


Writing Help for Junior/High School

Contact Us


Executive Center (next to Library)

 E. Court Street, Suite 708

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: 1-815-304-5548


1640 Willow Circle Drive, Suite 300

Crest Hill, IL 

(815) 630-4549



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