Discovering each child's lifelong potential

Department Directory

President /CEO
Karen Zandi
585-271-0761, ext. 1200

Superintendent/Director of School Programs 
Christine Sheffer
585-271-0761, ext. 1460

Director of Community Services
Anna-Lynn Brink
585-271-0761, ext. 1208

Chief Financial Officer/Director of Financial Services
William Ansbrow
585-271-0761, ext. 1270

Director of Agency Advancement
Mary Ellen (Mel) Carpino
585-271-0761, ext. 1633

Director of Human Resources
Shannon Weaver
585-271-0761, ext. 1467

Director of Information Technology
Bridget Borsa


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Jason Sorg
A career in education seemed to be in his future, but Jason Sorg never thought about special education until he began working at Mary Cariola five years ago.  “I just fell into it and haven’t left,” he said.  “I figured out that this is where I am meant to be."

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