Though Jayne Colantonio, MSEd, BCBA, found her way to The New England Center for Children (NECC) somewhat by accident, she has stayed for nearly a decade. Colantonio, a senior education coordinator in NECC’s Intensive Instruction Program (IIP), was nominated because “she has been an amazing boss and a great mentor.”
The New England Center for Children (NECC) community was certainly all smiles on Thursday, September 21 at the grand opening celebration of the new Smigel Supersmile® Dental Clinic operated by New England Dental Group (NEDG), a new state-of-the-art dental clinic on campus.
Emily Cooper began her career at The New England Center for Children as a teacher in the residential program before moving to the Partner Program as a lead teacher in Burlington, MA. She was nominated by a colleague because of the example she sets for others.
The New England Center for Children has been named an official charity as part of the 2024 Bank of America Boston Marathon® Charity Program. Through the Bank of America Boston Marathon Official Charity Program, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) provides invitational entries to the Boston Marathon to select non-profit organizations that focus on building healthy communities.
Danielle Tierney, MSN, FNP-BC, director of Health Services, has worked for The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Nursing Department for 12 years. A colleague nominated Tierney because she “consistently brings the sunshine to the nursing department. It is so abundantly clear that Danielle will do anything and everything in her power to contribute to
Exciting things are happening at The Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education operated by The New England Center for Children (MRC-NECC) this fall. MRC-NECC welcomed a new group of Early Year students into the program, an expansion of MRC-NECC’s current services.
Corey Galante is in his third year working for The New England Center for Children’s Partner Program as a tutor in Derry, NH. He was nominated by a colleague because he “consistently goes above and beyond for every student and team member that he works with."
Jessica Sassi, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, has taken her position as the new CEO of The New England Center for Children. She succeeds L. Vincent Strully, Jr., the organization’s founder, who will continue to serve as an executive advisor and on the Board of Directors.
The New England Center for Children and Simmons University have collaborated to offer a new master’s degree in education beginning this September. The new degree – which will be free to all NECC staff— is a two-year, non-licensure special education degree.
Tom Freeman, a residential coordinator for The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Intensive Treatment Team (ITT), has worked for NECC for two years. He was nominated by a colleague because he “always puts the boys' and the team's best interests first."