Our Team of Experts
The Social Express Software Design Directors
Michelle Pomeroy, M.A., Curriculum Director
Michelle graduated from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto in 2009 with a Master of Arts in Child Study and Education and a specialization in Special Education. For the past ten years, Michelle has worked with children in a variety of settings, including schools, camps and respite centers. In 2010, she began working at Star Academy, which is an independent school that promotes engaging, individualized programming for students with a wide range of social-emotional and academic challenges. Michelle utilizes both her academic background and experience in the classroom to create a curriculum for The Social Express that teachers can successfully implement with their students.
Mary Anne MacLellan, M.A.,CCC-SLP
Mary Anne MacLellan served as the Design Director on The Social Express development team. She is the founder and director of Associated Speech Pathologists, a private practice in North San Diego county. For over thirty years, Mary Anne has specialized in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome, apraxia, and other speech and language disorders. Mary Anne received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at San Diego State University. She is licensed by the state of California and a member of ASHA and CSHA.
Tamara Green, M.S., CCC-SLP
Tamara has worked with children and adults with a wide range of communication disorders in schools, homes, clinics, hospitals, and her own private practice. In 2008, she founded a non-profit organization dedicated to helping disadvantaged children learn how to read. She has also been invited to speak as a lecturer at San Francisco State University and served as adjunct faculty at Santa Rosa Junior College where she shared her knowledge and expertise in the areas of Assistive Technology (AT) and Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC). Her greatest fulfillment and passion is striving to create better, more fulfilling lives for children and adults with communication disabilities.
The Social Express Think Tank
(Our Talented Webisode Writers)
Elif-Nil Cagin Ed.S, M.A.
Libby Pittman, M.S., CCC-SLP
Laura St. Martin MS Ed., BCBA
Jessy Lichter Maret, M.S., BCBA
Hanna Bogen, B.A.
Angela Braccio Pitts, BCABA