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
Clinical Director & Assistant Program Director

Derek Andrade - Assistant Clinical Director

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

Dana Hoyt- Assistant Educational Director

Dana Hoyt, M.Ed
Assistant Educational Director

Courtney LaPorte, RN, BSN

Courtney LaPorte, RN, BSN
School Nurse

Melissa Belsito

Melissa Belsito, M.Ed
Coordinator of Student Services

Erik Lerdal - Training Director

Erik Lerdal, MA, BCBA
Training Coordinator

Board Certified Behavior Analysts

Kaitlyn Asam - BCBA

Kaitlyn Asam, MS., BCBA

Ariana Aukstikasnis - BCBA

Ariana Aukstikalnis, MS., BCBA, LABA

Kim Bennett - BCBA

Kimberly Bennett, MS., BCBA, LABA

Jenn Bernard - BCBA

Jenn Bernard, MS, BCBA

Amy Cambio - BCBA

Amy Cambio, MS., BCBA, LABA

Aaron Churchill

Aaron Churchill, MS., BCBA

Brandon DiTullio - BCBA

Brandon DiTullio, MS., BCBA, LABA

Rachael Herrera - BCBA

Rachael Herrera, M.Ed., BCBA, LABA

Erin Roby - BCBA

Erin Roby, MA, BCBA, LABA

Erin Sherman BCBA

Erin Sherman, MS., BCBA, LABA

Liz Zernicke BCBA

Liz Zernicke, MS, BCBA

Classroom Teachers

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Anne Adams, BS

Shahin Allahverdi - Teacher - Classroom 5

Shahin Allahverdi, MS Ed

Emily Comeau - Teacher - Classroom 1

Emily Comeau, M.Ed., MS., BCBA

Jake Cowdrey - Teacher - Classroom 6

Jake Cowdrey, MS Ed

Amanda Krasowsky - Teacher

Amanda Krasowsky, M.Ed

Laura Linsey, M.Ed

Laura Linsey, M.Ed

Jenna Olson - Teacher

Jenna Olsen, M.Ed

Jen Riendeau, BS

Shannon Rooney - Teacher - Classroom 8

Shannon Rooney, MS Ed

Erica Soucy - Teacher - Classroom 10

Erica Soucy, BA

Sabeha Syeda, M.Ed

Sabeha Syeda, M.Ed

Brenda Touchette - Teacher - Classroom 9

Brenda Touchette, M.Ed


Samantha Emberley - SLP

Samantha Emberley, MS., CCC-SLP

Brittney Champagne - Occupational Therapist

Brittney Champagne, MS OTR/L

Jaime Veino - Occupational Therapist

Jaime Veino M.OT OTR/L

Holly Wilbur - Physical Therapist

Holly Wilbur, PT

Heather Witkowski - Speech Language Pathologist

Heather Witkowski, MS., CCC-SLP

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.

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