STAFF SPOTLIGHT: MaKenzie Briere, MS, MSEd, BCBA, LABA

2024-02-28T13:07:21-05:00February 28th, 2024|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , |

MaKenzie Briere, MS, MSEd, BCBA, LABA, has worked for The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) Intensive Treatment Team (ITT) since 2015, serving in a number of roles, including her current position as program specialist for ITT Apartment 4.

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Grace “Grasya” Smith

2024-02-21T19:09:22-05:00February 21st, 2024|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

Grace “Grasya” Smith has worked as a clinical residential program coordinator for The New England Center for Children for two and a half years. She was nominated by her colleagues because “when she is on shift, we feel her presence and support. When we see Grasya, we are instantly relieved.”

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Sarah LaPierre

2023-10-19T21:12:08-04:00October 19th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , |

Sarah LaPierre currently serves as a teacher at NECC’s Michael F. Downey Center for Child Development, but she initially joined NECC as a teacher in the residential programs in 2017. She was nominated by her colleagues because her love for children shines through in everything she does.

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Allison Bergenholtz, PhD, BCBA, LABA

2023-10-05T12:16:43-04:00October 5th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

Allison Bergenholtz, PhD, BCBA, LABA, currently serves as NECC's director of Professional Development, but she began her career at NECC as a teacher 16 years ago. She was nominated by her colleagues because she not only has been “an outstanding collaborator” and an “excellent advocate for teachers”

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Jayne Colantonio, MSEd, BCBA

2023-09-27T09:40:28-04:00September 27th, 2023|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , |

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.”

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