Our Team

Our consultants include over 24 master’s and PhD-level Board Certified Behavior Analysts and 10 master’s-level certified special educators, all with  significant years of experience in supervising staff, designing programming, and overseeing the education of students with autism in public school settings.  The Public School Services Department also includes the expertise of NECC’s senior researchers and clinicians, many of whom are leaders in field of behavior analysis and the education of children with autism spectrum disorders.

  • Team Spotlight

    Carly Eby, PhD, BCBA

    Carly Eby joined The New England Center for Children in 2002. She currently serves as a Clinical Supervisor in the Partner Program. Carly received her doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Columbia University. Her research interests include the analysis of verbal behavior, establishment of new conditioned reinforcers, and behavioral systems approaches to education.

  • Team Spotlight

    Magda Stropnik, PhD, BCBA-D

    Magda Stropnik joined NECC in 1990. Magda currently serves as Director of Special Projects within the Public School Services Department and works with a number of districts providing consultation, evaluations and staff training. Magda earned her doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western New England University. Her interests include instructional design and curriculum development with a focus on increasing student independence and competence in school, community and vocational activities.

  • Team Spotlight

    Christine Morse, MS, BCBA

    Christine Morse began her career at NECC in 1993. Christine earned her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University. Christine currently serves as the Assistant Director of Public School Services in the New Hampshire region where she works closely with districts to develop strong educational and clinical programming for students in their public schools. Christine’s areas of interest include teaching social and self-management skills.

Our Team

Amy Geckeler, M.S., BCBA
Director of Public School Services
Nicole Gardenier, M.S., BCBA
Associate Director of Public School Services
June Sanchez-Kivi, MSEd, BCBA
Assistant Director of Public School Services-Partner Program
Maureen Solan, MSEd, BCBA
Assistant Director of Public School Services (NY)
Christine Morse, MS, BCBA
Assistant Director of Public School Services (NH, VT)
Magda Stropnik, PhD, BCBA-D
Director of Special Projects
Megan Cyr
Administrative Specialist
Elaina Strampach, MS, BCBA
Team Coordinator
Tricia Callison-Keller, MSEd, BCBA
Erin Coulson, MSEd, BCBA
Erin Dyett MS, BCBA
Carly Eby, PhD, BCBA
Molly Gilbride, MSEd, BCBA
Beth Golini, MSEd, BCBA
Bill Holcomb
Bill Holcomb, PhD, BCBA-D
Lynlea Lange, MS, BCBA
Bethany McNamara
Bethany McNamara, MS, BCBA
Amy Posocco, MSEd, BCBA
Shelly Sacramone, MS, BCBA
David Searles, MSEd, BCBA
Kerri Shanahan, MA, BCBA
Kate Brown, MSEd, BCBA
Amanda Spitzer, MS, BCBA
Gretchen Vaillancourt, MS, BCBA
Sarah Vineyard, MSEd, BCBA
Heather Woodward, MSEd, BCBA

"I have been impressed with the professionalism and expertise of the NECC personnel. They have done a wonderful job teaming with our classroom teachers to maximize potential inclusion opportunities for the students." -School Principal