Dr. Kohutek has spent over 3 decades working with students, parents and schools. After completing his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, he received post-doctoral training in neuropsychology. He has presented papers at the regional, national and international level. Topics on which he has presented include attentional difficulties, differentiated instruction, cognitive development, and cognitive enhancement. He was previously co-owner of the Texarkana Family Center which specialized in working with children and their families. Experience includes maintaining a private practice, teaching and serving as guidance counselor in elementary, middle, and high schools as well as working on the university level. Current research includes evaluating and "fine tuning" the Children's Cognitive Enhancement Program in order to make it a viable resource for parents and teachers.
After completing her Bachelor's Degree from Yale University, she received a Master's Degree in Counseling and the Ed.S. in Educational Administration. Ann Marie has spent her professional life working with children and adolescents. She was co- owner of the Texarkana Family Center and maintained a private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Since entering the field of education over twenty years ago, she has served as a Pre-K teacher, teacher in a Varying Exceptionality Classroom, elementary school counselor, director of high school guidance and assistant principal of a high school