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

ALISA DROR,

PhD, BCBA

Head of School

KEARA CONWAY,

PsyD

Upper School Division Leader, Clinicial Psychologist

CHARLES MANOS,

MS, LMFT

Director of Education

SUNAN JONES,

BA

Director of Enrollment

STEPHANIE BIEBEL-KRIEGSMAN, MPS

Lower School Division Leader, Reading Specialist

 

TEACHERS

KRIS BAUMAN, MA

Teacher

CRAIG COLAVITO, MAT

Math Teacher

ANGELIQUE GRATHWOHL, MPS

Art Teacher

COURTNEY LAPAYOVER, MSEd

Teacher

CHAD MINERVINI, MAT, MEd

High School Social Studies Teacher

KATE MORIN, MSEd

Teacher

MARC PAPINI, MSEd

Teacher

SARA ROBERTSON, MSEd

English Teacher

CEZANNE STRATE, MST

Teacher

CARLEEN WOOD, MEd, CAS

Middle School Teacher

ERICA CASINELLI, MEd

Middle School Social Studies & ELA Teacher

LESLEY CRAIGIE, MM

Music Teacher

CYNTHIA GUIDOTTI, MEd

Physical Education & Health 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

MINEKO CHIBA, MA

Japanese Teacher

JOANNE GALLIE, MA

Teacher

DONNA LOPEZ

Culinary Arts Teacher

CECILIA MADDEN, MA

Teacher

ROBERT MOORE, MEd

Teacher

MORGAN OLMSTEAD, MSEd

Teacher

MICHELLE REXHOUSE, MSEd

Teacher

ERIN STEIMLE, MAT

Teacher

JOHN WEAVER, BS

Teacher

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

DEEPTHI GOPI, BE, MS

IT Administrator

LORI HYL

Administrative Coordinator

STACEY TRENCHER, BA

Administrative & Events Coordinator

 

BEHAVIORISTS

KAITLAN GANNON, MS, BCBA

Senior Behaviorist

BRITTNEY O'ROURKE, MS, ABA

Senior Behaviorist

COUNSELORS & PSYCHOLOGISTS

 

NURSE

 

JOANN NOVAK, RN

Nurse

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS

KERRY DOLAN, MSEd, COTA/L

Occupational 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

BRIANNE REARDON, BA

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

JENNA WYLIE, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD

Speech-Language Pathologist