Experienced & Qualified Staff

Our classroom environment is unique as each class size is limited to 8 students with instruction from multi-disciplinary professionals including a licensed special education teacher, a BCBA, and four behavioral instructors. Below is a list of qualified staff that every student interacts with here at CABI.

  • BCBAs
  • Doctoral Level Supervisors
  • Licensed Special Educators
  • Speech & Language Pathologist
  • Registered Behavior Technicians
  • Clinical Director
  • Registered Nurse
  • Education Director
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Coordinator of Student Services


“We believe the key to student achievement is evidence-based practice implemented by professionally credentialed and extensively trained staff. Our staff deliver clinical and educational instruction using a relationship-based approach combining humor, limit setting, and creativity.”

— Jeffrey R. Robinson, Ph.D.
Founder & President

“We founded CABI with the understanding that in order to provide the absolute finest ABA educational services, we must develop and maintain the finest team of behavior analysts, educators, and administrators. This team cares deeply about the development of their students, including all behavioral, educational, and emotional aspects.”

— Brian Doyle, Ed.D, BCBA-D, LABA
Founder & Executive Director

Leadership Team

Joshua Dufresne M. Ed -CAGS - BCBA - Director

Josh Dufresne, M.Ed, CAGS, BCBA, LABA
Program Director

Todd Montgomery

Todd Montgomery, M.Ed., BCBA, LABA
Associate Program Director

Dana Hoyt- Assistant Educational Director

Dana Hoyt, M.Ed
Educational Director

Derek Andrade - Assistant Clinical Director

Derek Andrade, M.Ed, BCBA, LABA
Clinical Director

Sabeha Syeda, M.Ed, BCBA
Assistant Educational Director

Melissa Belsito

Melissa Belsito, M.Ed
Coordinator of Student Services

Headshoot Coming Soon

Kimberly Bennet, M.Ed., BCBA, LABA
Clinical Coordinator

Headshoot Coming Soon

Kaylee Hogan
Training Coordinator

Lauren Beaulieu
Human Resources Coordinator

Amanda Krasowsky, M. Ed.
Transition and Vocational Coordinator


Courtney LaPorte, RN, BSN

Courtney LaPorte, RN, BSN
School Nurse

Brittney Champagne - Occupational Therapist

Brittney Champagne, MS OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Samantha Emberley - SLP

Samantha Emberley, MS., CCC-SLP
Speech & Language Pathologist

Headshoot Coming Soon

Jackie Julian, M.OT OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Sarah Mann, MS., CCC-SLP
Speech & Language Pathologist

Contact Us Today

CABI welcomes you to reach out with any questions that you may have regarding our services or to schedule a tour of our school facilities in collaboration with your local school system. We’re confident that our dedicated staff and welcoming environment will speak for themselves.