Taylor Ward, MA

Taylor is originally from Brooklyn, NY where he graduated from New York University and later received his Master’s in Special Education at Touro College. Taylor has been working with individuals on the Autism spectrum since 2015. He enjoys living in a tiny house community in Mills River with his wife and daughter. In his spare […]

Sarah Freeman

A local of Henderson County, Sarah graduated from Blue Ridge Community with her Associate in Fine Arts. She has been with St. Gerard House since 2019 working as an instructor for our CONNECT Program and is now at The Grotto. She enjoys interacting and growing with clients. During her free time, she enjoys acting and […]

Marlene Contreras-Montero

Marlene has been a part of the SGH family through our Connect Program after school and during the summer. Marlene was hired on as an RBT for the Grotto 2 program and is currently attending Blue Ridge Community College.

Rhonda Becker

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Rhonda received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina Asheville in 2018, and her Master’s Degree in Special Education in 2022. She started her journey in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2007 while working for Camelot Northwest Center for Autism as a paraprofessional, and later moved to Minnesota […]

Kaitlyn Beard

Kaitlyn Beard graduated from East Henderson High School and received her BS in Exercise Sports Science with a concentration in Health Promotion at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Kaitlyn was looking to start a career centered around children with autism, so she did some research on the St Gerard House and fell in […]

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