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CLLAIMM ACADEMY Model ®  was founded by Dr. Marena Simmons Jones, author and founder of Special Touch Learning Day Care and Learning Academies, an organization established in 1995 to offer students and parents an enriching early childhood learning environment versus a babysitting establishment. The seven fundamentals of the CLLAIMM® early childhood education methodology have been established through the teaching and care experiences of Dr Simmons-Jones, who was co-founder in establishing Special Touch Day Care #1 in 1995, 2001 helped establish Special Touch Learning Academy School, 2003 founded Special Touch Home School/Childcare# 2. In 2017, Dr Simmons Jones also helped establish Four Corners ACADEMY, family childcare, in VALLEJO, California.

Personal History Dr Marena Simmons Jones has earned an Associate in Science in Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement and Corrections,  a certificate in Early Childhood Development, a Bachelor of Business Administration –Management, a Master of Education in Leadership of Organizations, and a Doctorate in Religious Education.

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