Special Education Staff


Kristen M. Shearer

Director of Special Education and Student Services

Phone: 607-746-3851


Fax:     607-746-1386   




School Psychologist

Norm Erickson

Norm Erickson 

Norm Erickson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at King's College, a Master of Science in Special Education from Bank Street College and a Master of Science in Education and Advanced Certificate in School Psychology from Brooklyn College.  He enjoys rural living, music, ceramics, basketball and church activities.

 

Related Services

Kathy Sullivan – Occupational Therapist

 

Counselors

Matt Albright – Elementary

Alex Chase – Middle School and 9th grade

Anne Gregory – 10th through 11th grade

\Michelle Cleveland – 12th Grade 



Special Education Teaching Staff Middle/High School

     

Megan Ainsworth, 15:1 special education, resource room, consultant teacher, English

Megan Ainsworth is dual-certified in secondary English and special education K-21.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in special education with a minor in British literature and a Master of Arts in English from The College of Saint Rose. She came to Delaware Academy to return to her roots as a special education teacher after teaching English exclusively for 11 years.  She enjoys gluten-free baking, writing, reading, sailing, and spending as much time as possible outside with her family and dog." 

 

Billijo Bender

Billijo Bender - Consultant Teacher and Resource Room

Billijo Bender  earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at SUNY Oneonta and a Master of Science in Special Education from University of New England.  She enjoys various outdoor activities, sports, snowmobiling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

 

 

Jennifer Doig

 

Jennifer Doig -  Consultant Teacher and Resource Room

Jennifer Doig earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Special Education at SUNY Cortland and a Master of Science in Literacy Education from SUNY Cortland. She enjoys photography, reading, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Mary-Kate Tuhoy

 

 

Mary Kate Tuohy –Consultant Teacher and Resource Room

MaryKate Tuohy earned a Bachelor of Science in Education at SUNY Oneonta and a Master of Science in Special Education from Fordham University.  She enjoys traveling with her family and dog.

Lynn Wake

 

Lynn Wake - Consultant Teacher and Resource Room

Lynn Wake earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary and Special Education at SUNY Geneseo and a Master’s degree in Reading from SUNY Albany. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading. 

 

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