Meet the Team
All CTA staff are trained in multiple modalities of special education and evidence-based practices including the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Leadership: Our Director has been with CTA since opening in 2017 and is a credentialed Education Specialist with several years experience working with students in moderate/severe classrooms. Our Administrative Director has been in the field of education for 5 years and has additional experience on the administrative side of schooling. Our credentialed moderate/severe Education Specialist has been teaching for over four years. Our team is also trained in ABA by our classroom and clinically-based, experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Behavior Support Supervisor (BCaBA). Our Community Supervisor has over 10 years of experience working with our exceptional population of students.
Madeline Gelmetti, M.Ed - Director
Dawn Comer - Administrative Director & Substitute Teacher
Laura Gould - Special Education Teacher
Diana Mason, M.A., BCBA - Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Michael Matamua, BCaBA - Behavior Support Supervisor
Steven Macho - Community Supervisor
Karyn Searcy, M.A., CCC-SLP - Speech and Language Pathologist and Supervisor
Dana Douglas-Hiley, M.S., CCC-SLP - Speech and Language Pathologist
Mark Wilson, MOT, OTR/L - Occupational Therapist and Supervisor
Brian Inglis, OTR/L - Occupational Therapist
Board of Directors
President - Adam Kasarda, Ph.D.
Treasurer - Shannon Hussion
Secretary - Colm Marmion
Director - Tina Waters, M.A., Autism Specialist
Director - Karyn Searcy, M.A., CCC
Director - Ian Stuhmer
Director - Jane Caiazzo
Nonvoting Director - Madeline Gelmetti M.Ed