Special Thanks to our 2021 Presenters, Panelists and Workshop Leaders.


Alexander Morris-Wood

Dean of Admissions, Beacon College


Sara Van Eerde

Social Justice Educator at Global Kids

Syreeta Nolan

Syreeta Nolan

CEO, Disabled in Higher Ed, Disability Justice Advocate


Paul Stein

Executive Director, Schools for Children, Inc.

Monica McHale-Small

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Temple University


Alex Tsonas

Director, Seaport Academy in Chelsea MA

Lisa Graf

Senior Advisor, Chandler Admissions Advisors

Alexandra Ullrich

College Navigator Program Manager, Easter Seals

Lynne DaSilva

Lynne DaSilva

Director of Arch Learning Community, Dean College ​

Rob Franek

Rob Franek

Editor-in-Chief, The Princeton Review and NBC college expert

Tom Alessi

President, The Moody Street Group (Waltham, MA)

Michelle Ward

Assistant Dir. of Community Education & Training, NAMI-MA

Cindy Cipoletti, Esq

Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association-America


Lauriann Elise Kormylo

Outreach Coordinator, Lime Connect

Kasey Johnson

Apprenticeship Program Coordinator at Building Futures

Kevin Lopez

Kevin Lopez

Assistant Principal, CTE Program, HS of Art & Design, NYC


Ziven Drake

Training Coordinator, NA Carpenters Training Fund


Carol Kinlan

Educational Consultant, Carol Kinlan Consulting​

Craig Richardson

​Vice President, The Moody Street Group

Katelyn Reinke

Assoc. Dir. of College Transition Programs, Beacon College


Eileen Brody Burke

Counselor-Coach Mass Rehab (MRC)

Beth McGaw

Founder, "Kids-Enabled" (Atlanta, GA)

Kevin McCarthy from Bridges to Work

Kevin McCarthy

Team Lead, Bridges from School to Work, Boston

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TD Bank

Education & Financial Literacy Division

Dr. Jones

Dr. Suzanne Jones

CUNY LEADS Job Developer, Queensborough CC


Niloo Kamkar

Student Advocate, National Center for Learning Disabilities


Joseph Letteri

Student Advocate, National Center for Learning Disabilities

Courtney Joly-Lowdermilk

Courtney Joly-Lowdermilk

Program Director, College Mental Health Programs, BU


Angelique McGrue

Special Ed. Coordinator, YouthBuild Charter School, CA

Sheila Faulkner-Loser

Beacon College Transition Counselor

JoAnna Barnes

Representative, Nat. Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities