FACULTY & STAFF

Pinnacle faculty and staff work tirelessly to support each student to become an enthusiastic learner and an engaged member of the community. We are dedicated to creating a program individualized to meet each child’s academic and social needs.

 

Our staff is comprised of highly trained professionals with extensive teaching experience in special education, school counseling, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, and classroom and behavior management.

 

LEADERSHIP TEAM

CHARLES MANOS, MS, LMFT

Interim Head School,

Director of Education

HILLARY RUBIN-VENDITTO,
LSSP

Middle School Division Leader

STEPHANIE KRIEGSMAN, MPS

Assistant Director of  Education,

Lower School Division Leader

JENNA WYLIE, MS, CCC-SLP, TTSLD

High School Division Leader,

Speech-Language Pathologist

SUNAN JONES, BA

Director of Enrollment

TEACHERS

KRIS BAUMAN, MA

Teacher

JOANNE GALLIE, MA

Teacher

MICHAEL LUETJEN, MS

Technology Teacher

WENDY MISLE, MS, RBT

Lower School Teacher

KRISTIN MORELL, MS

Teacher

STEPHANIE REIN, EdD

Reading Specialist

ADAM SLANSKY, MEd

Teacher

JANE TURNER, BA

Building Substitute Teacher

ERICA CASINELLI, MEd

Middle School Social Studies & ELA Teacher

CYNTHIA GUIDOTTI, MEd

Physical Education & Health Teacher

CECILIA MADDEN, MA

Teacher

ROBERT MOORE, MEd

Teacher

MORGAN OLMSTEAD, MSEd

Instructional Coach

SARA ROBERTSON, MSEd

English Teacher

ERIN STEIMLE, MAT

Teacher

JOHN WEAVER, BS

Teacher

MIRANDA FERGUS, MA

Art Teacher

DONNA LOPEZ

Culinary Arts Teacher

CHAD MINERVINI, MAT, MEd

High School Social Studies Teacher

KATE MORIN, MSEd

Teacher

MARC PAPINI, MSEd

Teacher

SHAQUISHA ROGERS, BA

Special Education Teacher

CEZANNE STRATE, MST

Teacher

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

DEEPTHI GOPI, BE, MS

IT Administrator

LORI HYL

Administrative Coordinator

STACEY TRENCHER, BA

Administrative & Events Coordinator

 
 
 

BEHAVIORISTS

KAITLAN GANNON, MS

Senior Behaviorist

BRITTNEY O'ROURKE, MS, ABA

Senior Behaviorist

COUNSELORS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS

KATHRYN CROSBY, MSW, LCSW

Social Work

KEARA CONWAY, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

ASHLEY FIORITA, MS

Counselor

 

NURSE

JOANN NOVAK, RN

Nurse

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS

KERRY DOLAN, MSEd, COTA/L

Therapist

KIM STEWART, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

 

SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL COACHES

PHIL DINOTO, BS, RBT

Social-Emotional Coach

MICHELE PASQUA, MSEd, RBT

Social-Emotional Coach

KATE DONOHOE, BA, RBT

Social-Emotional Coach

MARIANA LÓPEZ, BA

Social-Emotional Coach

 

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS

SANAA KEITH, BS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

AMANDA SCIOLA, MS, CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist