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Our Team

Our team is comprised of a dynamic group of people from diverse backgrounds, education and experiences. Our team supports the individuals in a myriad of environments. Highly skilled Transition staff reach out and develop professional relationships with the individuals they work with to ensure a learning environment throughout the individual’s time with us.

Program Director

Lisa Jones:

Ms. Jones is a Certified Special Education teacher, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Connecticut. She has a BS in Finance & Management, an MS in Special Education and more than 35 years’ experience working in the field

Career Developer

John Parisella:

Mr. Parisella has a BS in Psychology and supports students/individuals in navigating the vocational and or college track, including social skills, social opportunities and to promote independence. He has more than 35 years’ experience working in the field.

Clinical Coordinator

Kathy Perkins:

Ms. Perkins is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Connecticut and has more than 20 years of experience supporting people within home, school and community settings.

The Clinical Coordinator provides assessment and development of positive behavioral support and teaching plans to address identified needs; provides ongoing training to staff on implementation of identified supports; develops, manages, and analyzes data systems        

Instructional Assistants

  • Ray Baker
  • Edward Belval
  • Brian Boyd
  • Kyle Fournier
  • Robert Garamella
  • Zachary Jones
  • Mary Psybyski
  • Nicole Rodrigues
  • Carlos Santos
  • Dilpreet Sehmbi
  • Christian Ward
  • Kelvin Winston

Support Staff

  • Mercy Kelly – Administrative Assistant

 

 

 

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