Our Team

Caitlin Andrews

Caitlin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Speech Pathology. Her deep passion lies in providing unwavering support to children and their families, helping them develop essential social and functional skills. Caitlin brings valuable experience in working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. She employs evidence-based techniques to ensure steady progress. Recognizing that a collaborative approach is essential, Caitlin firmly believes that parents are the primary experts when it comes to their children. She excels in working closely with families and aims to achieve shared goals by partnering with both the child and their family.

Tammy Taylor

Tammy has a bachelor of Science Degree in Specialized Education K-12. She comes to Beem with a wealth of knowledge and experience working with people with diverse abilities from infants to adults. Tammy has a brother with a very rare genetic disorder and has two sons who have disabilities. Her eldest son, who is 16, has the same genetic syndrome as her brother and her youngest has a dual diagnosis of down syndrome and autism. For the past 18 years she has taught in a variety of classrooms including preschool, elementary, middle, and high schools. Her passion is working with children on skills that encourage them to be as independent as possible. The joy she feels when seeing a child meet a new developmental milestone is indescribable, especially knowing that she played a played a part in helping them and their families work to achieve that goal. Tammy has a great love and passion for working with children and their families to assist in achieving success.

Dana Anderson

Dana has a BA in Liberal Arts and her Infant Toddler Family Certification. Dana has a great knowledge base for working with families and children who have special needs. She has several years’ experience working with children who have different types of diagnosis from the most severe to the most minimal. Dana is able to provide early intervention techniques with children and families through effective strength based strategies. She works well with children within their everyday routines and environments to provide services based on the child and family strengths. Dana builds infant and toddler play skills through communication and hands on intervention. Her major motivator is seeing children successfully working towards meeting their developmental milestones within their daily settings.

Nicole Gallimore

Nicole has her teaching certification in b-k education and Infant Toddler Family Services Certification. She has many years experience working with children who have special needs in different capacities (specializing in physical impairments and behavioral modifications). She has a great deal of knowledge of a variety of techniques to provide intervention strategies to children and families. She has worked with children who have different types of diagnosis from most minimal to the most severe diagnosis. She is a strength based CBRS (specialized instructor). She strives to empower families to look and build on their child’s strengths while meeting outcomes and goals they have designed for themselves and their family

Ashley Evans

Ashley received a Bachelor’s of Science from UNCG in Education with a concentration in Interpreting for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Ashley has a passion for working with children. She has a versatile background in working with children in different settings. Ashley has held many different roles in the early childhood field, she has worked  as a rehabilitation technician, teacher assistant, she has taught in infant toddler after school classrooms, she is a registered behavior technician, and a American Sign Language teacher.  She has been blessed with a son who happens to be hearing impaired. Her son has helped her understanding that children learn and play in different ways. She is excited to help in assisting families in building bridges for their children.

Natasha Snipes

 Natasha has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Natasha has  many years of experience working with children in different settings such as childcare centers, public schools, homes, and camps. She has worked as a Support Professional for children and adults with disabilities. Natasha is very passionate about the work involved in providing services for young children with disabilities and their families.. Natasha believes  that early child development is super important and plays a major role in the  success for a child’s educational, emotional, and social well-being.

Ashley Clark

Ashley graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development/Family Relations, a minor in Sign Language studies and also has her Infant Toddler Family Services Certification. She has worked with preschool age children for 20 years and cannot imagine doing anything else. Her passion is working alongside families and children to create a partnership in achieving each child’s developmental goals and ultimately setting them up for success. She hopes to always help children grow in confidence, character and creativity.

Tara Sechrest    

Tara has a Master’s degree in Communication Disorders. She has an abundance of experience working with children that have varying diagnoses.  She has a background from work experience in various settings including schools, daycares, clinics, hospitals, and homes.  She believes that play is a fostering context for children to build skills across all domains. She believes that play is a relevant source for a child’s focus, energy, and innate characteristic.  She feels that early childhood is a critical period of development, and that early intervention improves both short-term and long-term outcomes for children and families.

Carima Neal

Carima has a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science with a concentration in Child development, she also has her infant toddler family certification. Carima has worked in the Early Childhood Education field in several different capacities. She has an abundance of knowledge and hands on experience helping support children in different aspects of their development with in their daily routines. Carima is passionate about the quality of care that is provided for children and the rapport built with families. She has experience working both in the school and home settings. Carima feels early intervention and best practices are extremely important for children and their families to assist in stronger developmental skills as children grow.

Carissa Loflin

Carissa fell in love with working with young children in high school, while volunteering at a local childcare facility. This inspired her to obtain her to begin earning her early childhood degree’s. She spent the next step in her life working with children birth through age five, in a range of settings to include childcare settings and Head Start. As her passion and experience grew, she decided to continue her education at Catawba College in the evening program, while teaching NC Pre-K by day. She graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Birth- Kindergarten Education. Throughout the years, children with Special Needs has shifted Carissa’s passion. Eight years ago she added Special Education K-12 to her teaching degree. She has invested the most recent portion of her teaching career in the school system working with children who have special needs. Carissa feels that all children can learn and be successful, and it is the job of a good teacher to find the individual learning style for each child and help them grow!  She combines her energetic teaching style with parent and family discussions to help children meet developmental milestones and goals.

Kyle Dunlap

Kyle received her M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning from SUNY and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. She received her Waldorf Early Childhood Teaching Certification from Sunbridge College in Spring Valley, NY, and Birth-Three Certification at Sophia’s Hearth Family Center in Keen, NH. Kyle has served as Early Childhood Faculty at The Waldorf School of Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey, and Emerson Waldorf School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. As an educational consultant, she has developed parent-child programs in the Triangle and Southeast with a focus on developing healthy child-centered family routines. Kyle sees the strengths in every parent-child relationship and works with intervention strategies to take advantage of potential learning opportunities arising from the parent-child relationship.

Andrea Taylor

 Andrea earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. John’s University in NY and a Master’s of Science in School Psychology. She has over thirty years of experience working with children of all ages, up to twenty-two. Having spent her career working for the fifth largest school district in the nation, Andrea served as a school psychologist for twenty years and later utilized her skills to fulfill the role of a compliance monitor, working to protect the rights of students with disabilities. This role provided services to District staff and parents, ensuring children had access to free appropriate public education. Also serving as a program administrator for the occupational and physical therapy department, Andrea brings expertise in many areas as she has worked with all related service providers in different capacities. She is keenly aware of the benefits of early identification and intervention. Andrea looks forward to working collaboratively with those who have the most significant influence; parents. She is excited to begin this journey with you and your child as you work together to grow and support your child’s development.

Marissa Harris

Marissa obtained her bachelors in social work. She is currently working on her master’s in social work. Marissa is passionate about making a positive impact on children and the community.  Her background has given her the privilege to serve children in different capacities. Over the years, she has served in numerous roles helping children. She has worked as a  student success coach, teacher assistant, direct support, mentor, and advocate. Her work has also included working with children in schools and group homes with many developmental challenges. She has experience working with preschool children as a Head Start Advocate.  She believes all children can be successful and is thrilled to bring her work and life experience into a role of working with children and their families. There’s power in  building up our children and the community.