KELLY WEEDON NODA, MA, BCaBA
Kelly has over a decade of teaching experience as a secondary English teacher for the Diocese of St. Augustine, an adjunct instructor at UNC-C and Virginia College, and a teacher of exceptional student education (life & social skills) for two local private autism schools. In addition to teaching, she has worked in nonprofits and in business development, has provided autism training for clinics and school systems across the country, and is the creator/producer of an annual statewide Catholic Educator Conference for special education. Kelly has a bachelor of arts in anthropology, English and Spanish from the University of Alabama (1997), a master of arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2007) and a master’s in exceptional student education with a concentration in applied behavior analysis from the University of West Florida (2017). Her certifications include Teaching English 6-12 (FL DOE), Clinical Educator Training C.E.T. (FL DOE), Professional Crisis Management Practitioner 2 (PCMA), Certified Rainbows Facilitator (grief peer group support), Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BACB), PEAK Level I Certified, and Certified PEERS® provider (UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior). Kelly has two teenage daughters and is an active volunteer with Catholic Charities and her local parish of St. Paul's at the Beach..
CURTIS WOJNAR, M.ED., BCBA
Curtis has over 14 years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities. He started his career in 2003 as a behavior technician implementing home-based educational and behavioral programming and then as a special education teacher. In 2008 he became a Curriculum Instruction and Assessment Coordinator (CIAC) at a 12-month nonpublic school for individuals 6-21 years of age diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities. As CIAC, Curtis served as a subject matter expert in the areas of applied behavior analysis, educational theory and methodology, curriculum development, teacher training, student learning, special education laws/regulations, and program development. Curtis has a bachelor of science in elementary special education with an endorsement in severe disabilities and master's of education in learning and behavioral disorders from the University of Maryland at College Park. He has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst for over six years.
KATHERINE ROSE, M.ED
Katie has over 20 years of experience working with children and young adults. After earning her bachelor of science in education from the University of Georgia, she taught life management, health education, personal fitness and dance. While completing her master's of education in counselor education with a concentration in mental health counseling from the University of North Florida, Katie was an intern with Child Guidance Center and Mental Health Resource Center (MHRC) in the Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit. She then spent 16 years working with students as a certified school counselor, dance instructor, coach and teacher at Providence School (a private K-12 school), The DePaul School of Northeast Florida (a private K-8 school) and in Duval County Public Schools. Her roles have all included working with academically at-risk students, student athletes, college and career bound students and students with exceptional needs. Katie is certified to teach students with dyslexia, has extensive training in Orton-Gillingham based language instruction and intervention and is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern. Katie is the mother of two teenagers and enjoys dance, reading and music.
BOBBIE ROUNTREE, M.S.
Bobbie Rountree is a licensed teacher with over 17 years of experience teaching in Pre-K, K, 1st and 2nd grades. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Jacksonville University and a Master of Science in Reading Diagnostics and Research from The University of Florida. Among her leadership roles, she has performed Clinical Educator Training C.E.T. (FL DOE) to mentor new teachers and is currently pursuing certification in the Wilson Language System®.
Adriana is currently pursuing a bachelor of science in communication disorders from The University of South Florida. She is an avid animal advocate and also has enjoyed volunteer work at The North Florida School for Special Education, L'arche Harbour House, and CattyShack Ranch.