Jackie Mombourquette, a tutor in NECC’s Partner Program, has worked at NECC for almost two years. She was nominated by a colleague because she “is always the first person in and the last one out and is always coming up with creative and fun lessons for our students.”
This fall, Sarah Brylle, MS, BCBA, LABA, a senior lead teacher in NECC’s Partner Program, was named the winner of the 2023 Maria Felix Lonergan Memorial Award in recognition of her commitment to NECC and her students.
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.
Over the last two years, the pandemic has exacerbated a human services crisis and staffing shortage that has led to individuals with special needs being left without the necessary support. During the 2020-2021 academic year, NECC expanded its Consulting and Public School Services division to help.