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12300 Perry Highway, Wexford PA 15090 • phone:724-933-4673 • info@thehopelearningcenter.com

ABOUT US

Compassion

Integrity

Commitment

Innovation

Perseverence

Teamwork

OUR MISSION

The Hope Learning Centers and Schools will be the premier provider of educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs.  It will be a model for excellence, a safe haven for students and a vibrant and outspoken advocate for those who need our support.  Our committed, talented and compassionate staff will exude the characteristics of patience, perseverance and trust by using a multi-disciplinary approach of best practices. Individual success will be celebrated and students lives will be improved. 

WE WILL ALWAYS BE A SOURCE OF HOPE.

OUR

TEAM

Our multidisciplinary team consists of school psychologists, counselors, behavior analysts, registered behavior technicians, educators, instructional aids, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists. Our therapists integrate different modalities and approaches to ensure that each child has an effective, comprehensive plan of treatment.

The Hope Learning Center offers full and part time programs, individualized, one on one sessions, and group programs. Appointments are available during the day or in the evening.

OUR

PROGRAMS

Our Staff

Administration

Asha Persaud, MS

Executive Director

Andy Petro

Chief Operations Officer

Meaghan Nescot

Director of Client Relations

Ashley Dembowski

Service Coordinator

John Elsman

Director of Marketing

Cheri Bionda

Billing Coordinator

Susan Korecki, MS, MA

Controller

Tamika Grant

Corporate Recruiter

Stacey End

HR Business Partner

Education

Deb Lehew, Ed.D

Regional Director of Education

Jamie Dodd

Asst. to the

Education Director

Patricia Bruce

Early Childhood Teacher

Alexa DiSanti

Early Childhood Teacher

Anna McArdle

Early Childhood Teacher

Desirae Hoffman

Teacher

Amy Langhorst

Teacher

Jacqueline Cross

Teacher

Leah Hoffman

Teacher

Brittany Maurizi

Teacher

Lisa Leach

Teacher

Gia Bitonti, M.Ed

Paraprofessional

Warren Berlinsky

Teacher

Jennifer Balkovec

Paraprofessional

Abigail Gaugler

Teacher

Sabrina Christy

Paraprofessional

Liz Ferguson

Paraprofessional

Maria May

Paraprofessional

Megan Caputo

Paraprofessional

Madison Root

Paraprofessional

Ben Rittenhouse

Paraprofessional

Amy Lunn

Paraprofessional

Ryan Edder

Paraprofessional

Katherin Berringer

Paraprofessional

Joe Ortman

Paraprofessional

Jacqueline Morgan

Paraprofessional

Quionna Clark

Paraprofessional

Lil Lutz

Paraprofessional

Emily Poltier

Paraprofessional

Lisa Avery

Paraprofessional

Alexis Trevarrow

Paraprofessional

Jamie Roberts

Paraprofessional

Jessica Nusser

Paraprofessional

Therapy 

Haley Jarrett, MS, CCC-SLP

Therapy Supervisor

Katlyn East, MAEd.S.

School Psychologist

Patty DeCato, MA, MS

School Psychologist

Sarah Nicholas, MSCP

Counselor

Liz Kayda,

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Anna Mianzo,

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Ashley Van Tromp,

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Jennifer Rivet

PT, M.P.T.

 Physical Therapist

Jordan Jennings,

OTD, OTR/L

 Occupational Therapist

Kylie Godwin,

MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Kylie Racioppo,

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Kayla Punzak,

MS CF-SLP

CF Speech Therapist

Caroline Mosher,

MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Kelly Jaworski,

MS, OTR/L

 Occupational Therapist

Abby Quinn,

MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Stacie Schneider,

MA, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Taylor Croft,

PT, DPT

 Physical Therapist

Erin McGrady,

MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Tessa Gacovsky,

MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Danielle Pikoulas,

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Tracey Leeper,

PT, DPT

 Physical Therapist

Salley Grainger,

MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Samantha West,

MOTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Jocelyn Shuber,

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Becky Hargenrader

PT, DPT

 Physical Therapist

Erica Glinkerman,

MS, OTR/L

 Occupational Therapist

Stephanie Weir

MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Anna Kasten-Coffman, COTA/L

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Applied Behavior Analysis

Brianna Marburger,

M.Ed, BCBA, LBS

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Nicole Brown

MA, BCBA, LBS

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Jamie Larson

Registered Behavior Technician

Kristie Girten,

MA, BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Courtney Koegler,

MS

Paraprofessional

Julie Ogden

Registered Behavior Technician