Our Team

Kathy Greene

Kathy Greene

Founder

In 1992, recognizing the need for an inclusive place for individuals of varying ability, Kathy founded The Light House with a goal of providing community based functional academics for students with disabilities.

Will Robinson

Will Robinson

Director of Adult Transition Services

Will has a BA in Sociology and began working at The Light House ten years ago, serving as the co-coordinator of the day program where he was instrumental in developing unique and rewarding vocational training opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental with an emphasis on job coaching and building skills to maintain employment.

Jeremy Ostrout

Jeremy Ostrout

Operations Manager

Jeremy comes to The Light House with a background as an Art Instructor, Operations Supervisor, and Operations and HR Manager.

Tammy Hart

Tammy Hart

Special Education Teacher

Robin Marquand

Robin Marquand

Literacy/Instructional Aide

Robin’s favorite part about working at the Light House is being with her students.

Kellie Graham

Kellie Graham

Office Manager and Bookkeeper

Kellie has an Associate's Degree in General Studies with a Biology focus and came to The Light House with over 20 years of bookkeeping experience in both corporate and non-profit settings.

Kassidy Brown

Kassidy Brown

Executive Director

Kassidy has over 16 years of experience in the special education field, having served in numerous capacities including job trainer, paraprofessional, community mentor, life coach, and residential program director. Kassidy is a certified CT Department of Education School Business Administrator and has also received his Masters of Business Administration.

Rebecca Atkins

Rebecca Atkins

Operations Director

Rebecca holds a Master of Human Resource Management from UCONN, a Master of Teaching from Sacred Heart University and is certified in K-6 general education and K-12 Special Education.

Michael Sutherland

Michael Sutherland

Residential and Community Support Coordinator

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Ella Skorupski

Ella Skorupski

Teaching Assistant

Ella graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health with a focus in health education from Northern Arizona University.

Logan Keene

Logan Keene

Marketing and Development

Logan received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a digital marketing focus, and comes to the Light House with over four years of experience in communications and marketing strategy.

Kevin Carpentier

Kevin Carpentier

Administrative Assistant

Kevin looks forward to working with individuals that share in his drive and determination to strive to be better today than yesterday.

Julie Hill

Julie Hill

Education Director

Julie received her Bachelor's Degree in Special Education and her Master's Degree in Education from Western Governor's University. In 2019 Julie began her studies in Education Administration, earning her 092 Intermediate Administration or Supervision Certification in August 2020, and her 6th Year Degree (Certificate of Advanced Studies) the following December.

Kelsey Brown

Kelsey Brown

DDS Program Manager

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Sharon Pallatto

Sharon Pallatto

Special Education Teacher

Jill Massimino

Jill Massimino

After School Coordinator

Jill earned her Bachelor's Degree is Environmental Design from UMass Amherst and is currently working towards her Master’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from SUNY Cortland.

Marlise Stellner

Marlise Stellner

Human Resources Manager and Title IX Coordinator

Marlise is thankful to be able to help grow and develop the teams of people that are working day to day with our clients and students.

Eric McGowan

Eric McGowan

Building and Grounds Manager

Eric says that he loves interacting with the individuals we serve and likes that there is a lot of variety in his job responsibilities.