The Wolf School Faculty and Staff

Anna Johnson (2000)
Head of School
Brown University, B.A., Psychology
Brown University, M.A.T., Elementary Education
Providence College, M.A., School Administration
ajohnson@thewolfschool.org

Administrators

Rebecca Bernardo-Hartley (2015)
Marketing & Communications Manager

Suffolk University, B.A., Film Studies
Brandeis University, M.S., Digital Marketing & Design
rbernardohartley@thewolfschool.org

Lauren Duffy Karlsson (2013)
Director of Special Education
University of Scranton, B.A., English/Art History
Bank Street College of Education, M.S. Ed., Museum Education
Hunter College, M.S. Ed., Special Education
lkarlsson@thewolfschool.org

Kathy Ford (2021)
Director of Teaching & Learning
Harvard University, Certificant in School Management and Leadership
University of the Rockies, M.A., Psychology
The Catholic University of America, B.M., Opera

kford@thewolfschool.org

Lise Gerard Faulise (1999)
Director of Research
Boston University, B.S., Occupational Therapy
Boston University, Advanced Master’s, Occupational Therapy
lfaulise@thewolfschool.org

Melisa Gomes (2020)
Administrative Assistant
University of Rhode Island, B.S., Human Development & Family Studies
mgomes@thewolfschool.org

Rosaline Granoff (1999)
SLP Consultant
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A., Communication Disorders
New York University, M.A., Speech Pathology
North Shore Children’s Hospital, Pre-Doctoral Certificate, Neuropsychology
rgranoff@thewolfschool.org

Paula Kelly (2006)
Director of Enrollment
Rhode Island College, B.A., Psychology
Lesley University, M.Ed., Special Education
pkelly@thewolfschool.org

Lynne Manchester (2006)
Business Manager
University of Rhode Island, B.S., Business Administration/Accounting
lmanchester@thewolfschool.org

Kelly McDonald (2008)
Director of Clinical Programs
University of New England, B.S., Health Sciences
University of New England, M.S., Occupational Therapy
kmcdonald@thewolfschool.org

Gary Monnier (2020)
Development Consultant
University of Maryland, B.A., Geography
Canisius College, M.S., Education

gmonnier@thewolfschool.org

Mara Scoliard (2005)
Enrollment and Development Associate
American University, B.S., Criminal Justice
mscoliard@thewolfschool.org

Jennifer Sparr (2010)
School Nurse
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.S.N. RN
jsparr@thewolfschool.org

Marybeth Waite (2021)
Student Support Clinician
Tulane University, B.A., Psychology and Early Childhood Education
Tulane University, MSW, Social Work

mwaite@thewolfschool.org

Teachers

Sarah Dulac (2019)
Johnson & Wales University, B.S., Accounting
Western Colorado University, M.A. Ed., Education & Teacher Leadership
sdulac@thewolfschool.org

Jill Malmisur (2021)
The Ohio State University, B.A., Psychology
Providence College, M.A., Special Education
jmalmisur@thewolfschool.org

Jennifer O’Reilly (2020)
Bridgewater State University, M.S., Special Education
joreilly@thewolfschool.org

Alison Pearson (2017)
Marist College, B.A., Psychology/Special Education
Long Island University, M.S., Literacy
Certifications – NY, Childhood Education, Students with Disabilities, & Literacy
apearson@thewolfschool.org

Meg Silva (2015)
Simmons College, M.S. Ed, Special Education
Leslie College, M.A., Expressive Therapy
msilva@thewolfschool.org

Lane Sisak (2017)
Rhode Island College, B.S., Elementary and Special Education
Rhode Island College, M.Ed. in Exceptional Learning Needs
Rhode Island College, CGS in Autism Studies

lsisak@thewolfschool.org

Jody Sitver (2020)
New York University, M.A in Special Education

jsitver@thewolfschool.org

Leah Valentine (2012)
Ithaca College, B.S., Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Northeastern University, M.S., Intensive Special Needs
lvalentine@thewolfschool.org

Kate Vieira (2017)
Roger Williams University, B.A., Elementary Education
kvieira@thewolfschool.org

Occupational Therapists

Nicole Braga-O’Neill (2021)
Worcester State University, B.S., Psychology
New England Institute of Technology, A.S., Occupational Therapy Assistant
New England Institute of Technology, M.S., Occupational Therapy
nbragaoneill@thewolfschool.org

Katrina Karpeichik (2021)
University of Rhode Island, B.S., Health Studies – Health Promotion
New England Institute of Technology, A.S., Occupational Therapy Assistant
New England Institute of Technology, M.S., Occupational Therapy
kkarpeichik@thewolfschool.org

Becca Olivo (2015)
University of New Hampshire, B.S., Occupational Therapy
University of New Hampshire, M.S., Occupational Therapy
bolivo@thewolfschool.org

Priscilla Nova (2018)
Boston College, B.A., Psychology 
Boston University, M.S., Occupational Therapy
pnova@thewolfschool.org

Speech/Language Therapists

Justine Lomano (2021)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.S., Communication Sciences and Disorders
Worcester State University, M.S., Speech-Language Pathology

jlomano@thewolfschool.org

Allison McCormick (2017)
University of Rhode Island, B.S., Communicative Disorders
University of Rhode Island, M.S., Speech-Language Pathology

amccormick@thewolfschool.org

Kristen Montag (2016)
Boston College, B.A., Elementary Education
University of RI, M.S., Speech-Language Pathology
kmontag@thewolfschool.org

Kristyn Sequeira (2014)
Bridgewater State University, B.S., Psychology/Communication Disorders
NOVA Southeastern University, M.S., Speech-Language Pathology
ksequeira@thewolfschool.org

Anna Zembo (2020)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences
azembo@thewolfschool.org

Teacher Assistants

Karolyn Bowden (2017)
Joliet Community College, A.A., Arts

kbowden@thewolfschool.org

Margaret Caine (2016)
Broome Community College, A.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of RI, B.S., Environmental Economics and Commerce
mcaine@thewolfschool.org

Alison Chace(2020)
Rhode Island College, B.A., Education
achace@thewolfschool.org

Nicole Crossley (2010)
Rhode Island College, B.S., Psychology
ncrossley@thewolfschool.org

Colleen Chapman (2020)
Classroom Support Staff
cchapman@thewolfschool.org

Jamirse De la Rosa (2020)
Johnson & Wales University, B.S., Food Service Management
Johnson & Wales University, M.A., Culinary Arts Education
jdelarose@thewolfschool.org

Ally Kureck (2016)
Salve Regina University, B.S., Business Administration
akureck@thewolfschool.org

Jenna Mitchell (2018)
Rhode Island College, B.A., Theatre & Psychology
Emerson College, M.A., Theatre Education
jmitchell@thewolfschool.org

Kristin Norklun (2010)
New Hampshire Technical College, Associates Degree, Occupational Therapy
Mankato State University, B.S., Health Education and Community Health
knorklun@thewolfschool.org

Carol O’Coin (2013)
Boston University, Public Communications
Simmons College, M.S., Ed., Special Education
cocoin@thewolfschool.org

Tina Odessa (2014)
University of Hartford, BSBA
todessa@thewolfschool.org

Maureen Quinn (2006)
mquinn@thewolfschool.org

Jacqueline Rose (2015)
CCRI, Certificate in Early Childhood Education
jrose@thewolfschool.org

Megan Sutton (2010)
University of Maine, B.S., Psychology
mjackson@thewolfschool.org

Specialists

Susan Halvarson (2012)
Learning Specialist 
Community College of RI, A.A., Business Management
Rhode Island College, B.S., Elementary Education
Providence Colledge, M.Ed., Education in Literacy

shalvarson@thewolfschool.org

Michael LaRose (2004)
Heath & Physical Education Teacher
Plymouth State University, B.S., Physical Education
K-12 RI Health Teacher Certification K-12
mlarose@thewolfschool.org

Rose Malkin (2014)
Learning Specialist/TA
Brandeis University, B.A., English
Roger Williams University, M.A.T., Elementary Education
rmalkin@thewolfschool.org

Margaret Parsons (2021)
Art Teacher
mparsons@thewolfschool.org

Andy Russ (2018)
Music Teacher
Oberlin College, B.A., Dance
Oberlin Conservatory, B.M., Electronic Music Composition
aruss@thewolfschool.org

Amy Taft (2010)
Learning Specialist
Florida Institute of Technology, B.S., Technical Communications
Salve Regina University, B.S., Elementary Education and Special Education
ataft@thewolfschool.org

Maintenance

Keith Leite (2021)
Coordinator of Building and Grounds
kleite@thewolfschool.org

(Parenthesis indicates starting year at Wolf)

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