ANNA MARTIN
Executive Director

Anna is passionate about helping all children grow and develop to reach their full potential. With a background in Elementary Education, she has a strong understanding of child development and how to teach children in a way that supports their unique learning needs. She is also a parent to a child who is medically complex with developmental delays. With both her professional and personal experience, she is a great support and advocate to families in the community. She is dedicated to serving families and helping them overcome the obstacles they may face, while also making sure they have the resources and support they need.


Director Emeritus, Founder

Shanee is a devoted advocate for children and families, and is passionate about nurturing growth within families of children with developmental delays.  Shanee has received her PhD in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University, her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of New England, with a concentration in Micro Practice focused on individuals, families, and groups, and her Bachelors degree in Social Work from Longwood University.  She is a Certified Autism Specialist, has a Certificate in Child Nutrition, as well as Parent Training. She is a member the National Association of Social Workers, and the Autism Society of NC/Forsyth County.  Shanee is always learning and strives to cultivate meaningful relationships within the community by using her expertise of working in home, community, and private school settings.


Consultants

 

Megan Southern Lead Consultant

Sydney Lundquist
Jennifer Smith