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Dr. Christa S. Bialka

Program Director of Special Education

Christa received her M.Ed. in Moderate Special Needs Education from Boston College and her Ed.D. in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education from the University of Pennsylvania.

She teaches EmpathED courses:  Dyslexia


Francesca Cademartori

Advocate for Dyslexia awareness

Francesca is a high school special education student with Dyslexia. Founder of the Dyslexia Advocacy, Support & Awareness Club at her high school, Francesca facilitates student and teacher discussions around Dyslexia. 

She teaches EmpathED courses:  Dyslexia


Dr. Brie A. Moore

Clinical Psychologist

Brie specializes in the evidence-based treatment of internalizing disorders as they present in children and adolescents. Member, American Psychological Association, Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

She teaches EmpathED courses: Anxiety, Depression


Akeesha M. Washington

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Akeesha is a Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CAADC), certified PA Professional School Counselor and a professional member of the American Counseling Association.

She teaches EmpathED courses: Anxiety, Depression

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