SDE: Guidelines for Identifying and Educating Students with Emotional Disturbance: Acknowledgments

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Acknowledgments

Project Managers

Colleen Hayles, M.Ed.
Connecticut State Department of Education

Jocelyn Mackey, Ph.D.
Connecticut State Department of Education

Advisory Task Force Members

Tonya Acosta Gorgone, Teacher
Griswold Public Schools

Brian Farrell
Special Education Director
Redding School District

Penny Avalos, Former Child Associate
Primary Mental Health Program
Griswold Public Schools

Dan French
Director of Emotional Disabilities Unit
Cooperative Education Services

Kristen Bickel
Program Administrator, Elementary School
Cooperative Education Services

Barbara Fischetti
Former Supervisor of School Psychologists
Westport Public Schools

Jay Brown
Former Education Director, Wheeler Clinic
Education Consultant, CSDE

Amy Gates
Coordinator of Speech, Language and Hearing Department
Manchester Public Schools

Donna Cambria
Former Education Consultant, CSDE
Superintendent, Department of Children and Families
Unified School District 2

Eric Colon
Former School Psychologist (former)
Supervisor of Special Education
Newtown Public Schools

Kimberly Culkin
Director of Secondary Pupil Personnel Services
New Fairfield Public Schools

Gayle Donowitz
Director of Special Education
Long range Educational Assistance for Regional Needs (LEARN)

Brian Farrell
Special Education Director
Redding School District

Dan French
Director of Emotional Disabilities Unit
Cooperative Education Services (CES)

Amy Gates, Coordinator
Speech, Language and Hearing Department
Manchester Public Schools

V. Curtis Hunter
School Psychologist
Regional School District 8
Connecticut Association of School Psychologists (CASP) Executive Board

Maura Izzo
School Social Worker
West Haven Public Schools

Kristina Jones
Educational Consultant
State Education Resource Center (SERC)

Michael Kaplan
Assistant Clinical Professor
Yale Child Study Center

Mark Kostin
Principal
Houstonic Children Center

Anne Nelson
Research Coordinator, R.N., Parent
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Mindy Otis
Special Education Supervisor
Middletown Public Schools

Natalie Politikos
Associate Professor
University of Hartford

Nancy Prescott
Executive Director, Connecticut
Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC)

Mary Jean Schierberl
Education Consultant, CSDE

Brandi Simonsen
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology
University of Connecticut/Storrs

Sabrina Trocchi
Executive Assistant to the Commissioner
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

Nancy Whiteman
Assistive Technology Resource Teacher
New Haven Public Schools

Steven Zuckerman
Supervising Psychologist 2
Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS)

Special thanks for assistance provided in the development of these guidelines are extended to:

Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education
Anne Louise Thompson, Bureau Chief
Patricia Anderson, Education Consultant
Jay Brown, Education Consultant
Perri Murdica, Former Education Consultant
Maria Synodi, Education Consultant
Regina Gaunichaux, Support Staff

Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Health/Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education
Paul Flinter, Former Bureau Chief

State Education Resource Center Consultants
Nitza Diaz
Donnah Rochester (former)
Wendy Waithe Simmons

 




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