Our Team

Dana Anderson

Dana has a BA in Liberal Arts and her Infant Toddler Family Certification. Dana has a great knowledge capacity of 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 techniques of intervention strategies to children and families. 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 strategies. Her major motivator is seeing the success of children 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 20 years of experience working with children who have special needs in different capacities. 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.

Sarah Windgerter

Sarah holds a Masters in Education with a Birth to Kindergarten teaching license. Originally from New Jersey, she has been in the state for over a decade now, all the while working with children in a variety of roles and approaches. Most recently she worked with the North Carolina Rated License Assessment Project (NCRLAP) in the role of Assessor, rating child care centers who are licensed through the state. This provided her with a wealth of experience in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a child’s environment as it relates to their development. Having worked doing CBRS (special instruction) several years ago, she eagerly returns to this role after finding that she missed working one on one with families. Her other important roles are mother to her spunky toddler, Evelyn, and wife to her awesome husband, Mark.

Emma Wulsin

Emma Wulsin graduated from UNCG in 2014 with a BS concentrating in child and adolescent development. After graduating, Emma spent two years teaching toddler and preschool age children at Piedmont Global Preschool in Greensboro, NC. Emma left the preschool setting to focus on vocational student ministry at Mercy Hill church. Being a firm believer in the beauty of early intervention, she is delighted to become aid for developmental flourishing in young individuals in one-on-one parent/child or group settings.

Ra’Chel Mills

Ra’Chel obtained her BA in Bio-Psychology (Cognition and Neuroscience) from the University of Michigan, she holds her Infant Toddler Family Certification, and is currently working towards her Masters in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavioral Analysis.  Ra’Chel has a great skill base for intervention/ modifications through her work with children and families as a registered behavior technician. Ra’Chel has experience in providing home, community and classroom based intervention and has a diverse and dynamic knowledge base of early intervention.  She enjoys working with children and families using strategies to best assist them in reaching their fullest potential. 

Gina Howell 

Gina graduated Lees McRae College with a Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education in 2010. She then completed her Masters in the Art of Teaching Degree with a Reading Specialization in 2012 from Marygrove College. Gina is currently going to school for her Ed.D in Curriculum and Teaching from North Central University. Gina has taught second grade for 3 years and fourth grade for one year. Gina lives in King with her cat named PeaPod and her dog named Scamp. She also loves spending time with her niece and nephew. 

Marie Day

Marie has a Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Youth at Risk, and a certificate in Arts Management. She has studied and used multi-sensory teaching styles with children through the years. Marie enjoys working with people. She has worked with children of all ages and their families in different capacities from one on one therapy, teacher assistant in preschool for exceptional children as well as Exceptional Children’s Teacher working with young children-adolescence.  She has worked with children most of her life.  She feels playing is one of the main purposes for children and through early intervention there will be a stronger success rate for children and families.

Tyjean Moore   CTRS  

TyJean graduated from UNCG in 2018 and received her Bachelors of Science in Recreation and Parks Management with a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation. Initially, she sought to become an Occupational Therapist, but quickly fell in love the facilitation of inclusive play for children. TyJean worked as preschool teacher for two years.  She left the preschool setting to work in private childcare as a nanny while she completed her degree.  Tyjean has also worked in schools and day programs for adolescents with special needs and behavioral/mental health delays.  Tyjean’s focus remains to be an advocate for children of all abilities and to encourage and teach the importance of play.”

Karissa Nuttall 

 Karissa  graduated with a BS in Psychology from Gardner-Webb University. She worked as a clinician,  where she obtained the skills and training needed to become a Registered Behavior Technician. She continues to work as an active Registered Behavior Technician in home settings providing applied behavior analysis with children. Karissa has a strong background working in home settings and through volunteer experience with children whom have special needs.  She believes that children with special needs are children first and children should to be taught through different methods to foster their best learning potential.