Andie holds a teaching credential in mild to moderate disabilities in addition to a master's degree in special education. She has taught in a variety of school settings. Andie consults with families and does screenings with new students, as well as assisting our instructors in program development. Additionally, Andie coordinates the scheduling for our center.
Danielle has a master's degree in psychology and has worked with children to support their academic needs for the past eleven years. In addition, she is also a certified Tomatis practitioner providing auditory training therapy to children with various types of challenges such as auditory processing disorder, ADHD, autism, and sensory processing disorder.
Taylor has a bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Development. She is currently working on her M.A. in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Correctional Psychology at Santa Clara University. She has previous years of experience working with young children in many settings, including working with students in special education classes and working one-on-one with children with Autism.
Casey has a bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Biology. She multiple years of experience supporting students in English and the language arts from grades K - 12. She has helped students achieve drastic improvements in their school performance, evident in their grade increases from D+ to A+ in various school subjects. Casey has published a book, called "Study Hacks", on the study strategies that have helped these students improve.
Nique has a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Point Park University. She's been working as a Paraeducator for children with special needs for the past 4 years. She's also worked one-on-one with kids on the Autism Spectrum. For the past few years, she's been tutoring children in math, English literature, reading and Spanish. Her interest in working with special needs kids began just after college, when she worked for a few summers for a day camp for special needs children.
Sara Gallagher, Reading Specialist
Sara Gallagher has a Bachelor of Arts degree in child development and a master’s degree in special education. She has over 15 years of experience working with children with special needs, including autism and related disorders in both the classroom and home setting. More recently, Sara has shifted her focus to providing reading and spelling support to children struggling in those areas. In addition, she is working on being certified in both Barton Reading & Spelling System and the Wilson Reading System.