Rachelle VartanianPresident and FounderM.Ed Psy, M.ASD (Master of Education-Psychology, Masters-Autism Spectrum Disorder), B.S. Teaching Students with Severe Emotional Issues K-12. Former special education teacher (20 years). Mother of a teenager with autism. Mari MacFarlandBoard Certified Behavior Analyst PhD Special Education and Teaching. Assistant Professor at Saginaw Valley State University – Special Education under Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities, ASD Endorsement Program Coordinator. Pamela TravisAssistant DirectorB.A. Education and Teaching, M.A.T. (Masters) Art of Teaching, Special Education Certificate with a focus on emotional impairments. Former teacher (14 years). Mother of a child with special needs. Jesse TackMusic TherapistStudied at Eastern Michigan University and Wayne State University. Guitar teacher for more than 20 years. Teaches music to elicit emotional growth, personal expression, bilateral brain activity, anti-stress effects, and to develop social dynamics. David FrancoDirector of Business Development (connecting with companies to place clients in jobs and creating job opportunities).Manages Work Skills Program partnering with local businesses to give clients on the job training along with our mentors. B.A. Sound Engineering. Julie WoodardArt TherapistM.A. (Masters) Clinical Psychology, former Secretary Great Lakes Region Watercolor Guild (IL), Teacher Northville Art House. Alessandra McBroomFront Desk Manager, Customer ServiceAttending Schoolcraft College studying psychology.Has a family member with autism. Tina SpencerArt DirectorSummer Camp DirectorB.A. Art Therapy Jen CarpenSocial Skills Facilitator and Summer Camp DirectorB.A. EducationM.A. (Masters) Art of Teaching with a specialization in Learning Disabilities.Has a family member with special needs. Lee BatagliaSocial Skills Facilitator B.A. Elementary Education and Teaching – Elementary Emotional Impairment, M.A. (Masters) Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism.Special education teacher.