Katie is always so supportive when it comes to scheduling, problem solving, and always thinking on her feet! She is so valuable and very good at her job! She is a great asset to our MI location as an administrative specialist.
We want to acknowledge Justin and his dedication to our students here at CCAE that receive his services. Justin is great with his students, professional, and accessible. Thank you Justin You are appreciated!
Kathryn, you are truly an amazing person. You are so dedicated to the treatment of your clients, and I know you always put in extra time to make sure things are done well. You have been so fun to get the opportunity to work with, and thank you for making me laugh and keeping a smile on my face. You are awesome!
Thank you for creating a lesson plan customized to my son! I see how you are always trying different methods to engage Wolfie’s attention. Especially the personalized album to help him use words more meaningfully. I see a lot of growth in Wolfgang’s vocabulary and communication. He is lucky to have a teacher like you!
Jane Horan has been a bright light when working with families who are learning of life-changing news about their precious child. Thank you for being a great example of patience and love to our families at Eagle’s Nest Academy.
Katie is our Administrative Specialist in Columbus and she is the glue that holds us together on most days! In addition to handling our daily administrative operations, she goes out of her way to help our therapists with whatever they need, to make our clients and families feel welcome, and to learn the ins and outs of the work we do. I appreciate her so much!
Thank you for caring deeply about me not just as one of your team members but as a whole person. You have made a profound impact on me professionally and personally. (And thank you for hearing all my ideas too, even when they’re a little crazy!)
Corey goes the extra mile to make sure all the students get the best tutor imaginable!
Tawnia is a visionary. She sees all the potential out there and pushes TES to reach the entire community.
Traci is committed to making TES shine. She seeks to highlight what we can do.
I can’t imagine our team without Rosalina. She is an innovative part of our team that helps to make the SoCal Admin team a little brighter! Thank you for everything you’ve done and continue to do 🙂
Thank you for making my transition to and from maternity leave go so well. I appreciated your help and guidance during that time!
Jane is a fantastic School Psychologist she has made a huge impact in the district this year. Her willingness to take as much time as needed to explain concepts to staff and parents is unbelievable. Besides being competent and patient she is kind, professional, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you Jane!
For being an awesome teammate even from afar! For always being there to bounce ideas off of and to share in my stress with crazy IEP season!
Kelsey has been critical to the expansion of our Behavior Team. She has a willingness to learn and is a great team leader!
Keesha is a rock star at the Lynwood clinic and has grown referrals and therapy services tremendously over the last few months. She is organized, meticulous, and helpful with therapists and parents when they have questions or need help.
For being the most supportive, encouraging, uplifting boss in the world. TES is a better place because of Mandy!
Thank you for being a wonderful human and always lifting others up. Thank you for your guidance and wisdom. I appreciate you more than you know.
Stephane thank you for your constant support, drive, and mentorship. Our interactions from candid conversations and growth planning meetings mean the world to me. Thank you for being a TES hero!
I greatly appreciate Elodia and her investigative skills. She has shown she is not afraid to dig deep to find the answer. This typically includes, calling an insurance company twice in one day or sitting on hold for an hour to speak with a customer service representative. She is crafty and will always find a way!
Thank you for leading our Columbus team. You have jumped on board and have really helped us pave the way with CR/LEARN and overall developing the behavior team. You did this during COVID and continue to lead with dedication and professionalism. You are a TES Hero!
Linda is the design mind behind the new website. Her attention to detail has created a great end product!
Stephane is a natural leader. She is highly responsive to her team and super reliable!
She has great ideas and is always looking for creative ways to serve our clients!
Heather F. and Erica L.
Heather and Erica are super helpful, knowledgeable and friendly PT leads that truly support their teams while also doing amazing work with their students, clients, and families. They’ve also been super amazing clinical instructors for DPT students. They really can do it all!
Jessica is my TES Hero for gracefully managing the Toledo region’s occupational therapy needs despite being located here in Akron in addition to all of the needs out here! We couldn’t do it without you, Jessica!!
Emily is an amazing PTA and she is so organized, wonderful, and kind with her students and clients. She is creative with therapy ideas and is a great listener and tries her best to meet the scheduling needs of all families.
Ms. Alba, your sweet nature invites the children to look forward to seeing you each time! Thank you for your continued support of our families. The encouragement and life skills you provide to the children will stay with them forever! THANK YOU!!
I would like to nominate Sarah as one of my TES heroes as she is my tech/online guru when I have had questions this past COVID year. She is a master at online teaching and always has new and fresh ideas of how to best engage learners online. Thanks Sarah!!!
Thank you Katherine for being such a patient and kind teacher to Wolfgang. I love that you always challenge him and don’t allow him to give up. Thanks to your guidance, I see improvement using utensils, finishing puzzles and even helping clean up his toys. Your hard work is greatly appreciated!
SD & SoCal Admin Team
Our office team makes our TES world go round! They are simply amazing!
For showing up at HQ throughout the past year when most staff were working remotely to ensure that everyone was paid on time. You are a true TES Rock Star!
A few of my favorite qualities about Lucia is that she is always, calm, cool, and collected! No matter what is going on, she keeps the team calm!
Nicki or should I say Mrs. Mickey Mouse, has been amazing from the beginning or her time here at TES. She has brought so much to the table and continues to push and support the students and staff to bring out their full potential. You are a TES Hero!
Ms Serina is an amazing resource to our school! She goes above and beyond for all students, families, and teachers! I have had the privilege to work with Serina as a teacher and parent and she has been beyond easy to work with in both situations!
Thank you Serina for all you do for all of us!
Mrs Vanek/ Kristin
Kayte manages our programs with amazing skill. She is creative, innovative and I’m always learning from her! Additionally, I appreciate her positive outlook on work and life!
Rene keeps a finger on the pulse of our clinic, our supplies stocked, and our families and clinic staff supported. Thank you for being the face of our region and on the front lines of driving our commercial insurance lines of business forward all while maintaining a gentle touch for those families in need. Your thoughtfulness does not go unnoticed and your personal touch is remarkable.
Leah is always willing to lend an ear and listen, whether it be about personal problems or work questions. She always is ready to collaborate and offer advice on the best way to help a student. Leah is dependable, honest, and trustworthy!
Isabella has been very thoughtful and a leader for me as an ESS Specialist. I appreciate her ability to meet with me throughout the year to check up on me and acknowledge my work that I am doing. It’s a great feeling when someone recognizes your hard work as I do hers. Thanks you for offering assistance if needed and being available through different avenues of communication.
When things get challenging, Alma digs in! Always ready to help out and open to learning new things, Alma consistently delivers. Thank you for your fresh ideas, friendly personality and never say no attitude! You embody TESness!
Thank you for being such a shining ray of sunshine. I knew this would be an amazing place to work when I first met you, even before I started at TES! Thank you for all you do, for the ideas and materials you share with everyone, and for always creating such a warm, friendly, and positive work environment. It has been an honor and privilege to work besides you Lupita! I am so grateful for you!
Kelsey absolutely took a flicker of an idea, jumped in with me, educated herself and came out on top with a brand new program. From a blank slate to a bustling business, Kelsey embodies see it, solve it, own it, do it. Way to rely on your team and make dreams come true!
Kate is very knowledgeable and a supportive lead SLP! I am thankful to have her as a co-worker and for all that she does.
Thanks for the amazing work that you do. You are always willing to go the extra mile when we need you. We appreciate you!
Nania is incredibly awesome at her job and her recent professional development had a ton of participants wanting more. Also, she is doing so great with running the social media for TES Ohio – which is not easy! Thank you for being you!
Thank you for working with Roslyn on everything
Rene has been diligent in handling the front office during this challenging past year. He proactively seeks out opportunities for growth. I also appreciate his kindness and professionalism with our clients!
Keesha is the BEST! Nothing would get done without her, and she is the backbone of the Lynwood clinic; she makes things happen! We are so very blessed by her, and her warm, friendly, kind spirit. I appreciate all you do, all your time, effort, and how you always go truly above and beyond in every way possible!
Ohio School Psychology Team
Ohio’s School Psychologists worked hard throughout 2020 to become the masters of online assessment! Their attention to detail and willingness to flex kept the schools and students in compliance despite the closures. Well Done Team!
Taylore helped us survive quarantine! She always has a smile on her face and is ready to draw any and everything to make my son happy! We appreciate her challenging him and helping him succeed!
Jonie, Paris, Daniel, Dynasty, Colten
Thank you all for your hard work in Room 8. The students are so lucky to have all of you. I’m glad I get to work with such a caring group of people. The way you all work together as a team amazes me! Thank you for all you do for the kids, me, and each other!!!!
I wanted to give a special shout-out to Shari P. She is our school nurse for the TES Academy and for charter schools. Shari is running all over the state to ensure our vision and hearing screenings are up to date and making sure schools are setting up COVID protocols. Shari is our TES Nurse and our TES Hero. Thank you for all you do, Shari! 🙂
Lynne always listens and offers solid feedback. She sees the potential in everyone and everything.
Brad has lot on his plate! I appreciate his quick responses and trying to find a workaround when he has to say No.
Yvette has a way of jumping into any situation ready to find or create a solution. I can count on Yvette to be prepared to take on any challenge or opportunity we come across. RBT, Safety Care Trainer, admin extraordinaire, and all around hero in my book.
Alma has been critical in assisting our school partners. Her kind and professional communication with our clients doesn’t go unnoticed. Thank you, Alma!
Margaret L., Nancy T., Heather P., Kassie A.
Thank you for all you do for us! We could not do this without all of you!
Thank you for being a great co-worker! You are super helpful and passionate about what you do. Your students are lucky to have you!
The appreciation I have for you is immeasurable. Thank you so much for all you do!
Holly, is truly a TES Hero. Her dedication, positive attitude, and fun style of teaching and interacting with both students and staff makes her a true asset! Holly has been great to work with and has provided innovative ideas and support.
Joyce is always a great help! She is knowledgeable and a great teacher. I admire her work ethic and solution-oriented attitude. Joyce has taught me tips and tricks that make my work life easier and is never hesitant to answer all my dumb questions. Thank you Joyce for all you do (which is a lot)!
Ms. Helen and Ms. Lourdes
I’m so appreciative of my daughter’s speech therapist! Not only does she love them but they go above and beyond to accommodate her services between daycare and the Alhambra clinic.
Thank you for being incredibly knowledgeable and resourceful about Ohio special education laws. You are an amazing asset and resource to the school psychs!
Thank you for all you have done for CAO your flexibility, understanding, honesty, and patience!
Thank you for your hard work and dedication! We appreciate all that you do!
Mandy Codding is the type of employee you need cloned. She is a go getter, she is competent, knowledgeable, hard working, and helpful to everyone. I am so grateful she is a part of our team.
Hi Serina, It’s been the best working with you these past few years! You do a great job !! I look forward to next year. 😄
Maddy is a fantastic coworker. I have seen her thrive in the easiest of times, and the most challenging of times. Thank you for always being there to make me laugh and just breathe through all of the circuses and monkeys 🙂
Thank you for being a wonderful and supportive colleague and friend. You are one of the most passionate school psychologists I’ve ever met and I appreciate you.
Mandy has been with TES for 9 years. She is dedicated to the students and TES. She is truly someone you can count on to care for the students and always do the right thing. We appreciate you Mandy. Thank you for being a TES Hero.
Yvonne has done an awesome job supporting the downtown LA clinic with tons of new referrals, supporting therapists, and providing excellent customer service for the clients and parents every day!
Thank you for your collaboration, genuine compassion for our students and beautiful vision! You have helped revamp our transition program in such a short time! A dynamic man doing a fantastic job!
Terri is a huge asset to TES Norcal and our TES SAI/OSS team. She is always available to answer any questions we have regarding our jobs and helps us bring our “A” game to our students and schools. Thank you Terri for always being willing to help and always appreciating us for all we do. =)
Julie, thank you for being an incredible OT. Your reports are always so thorough and I love the way you explain things. Thank you for being great! – Julie
I’m thankful for Heather because she is amazing! We love you!
Robin is an SLP in the Cincinnati area as well as online. She brings such amazing knowledge and calmness to the team. She is dedicated and always makes TES stand out wherever she is working. We appreciate you and you are a TES Hero.
Brad is always there to help with questions, concerns or problems. He is always helpful and never complains. He is patient in explaining solutions to any IT problems and always goes out of his way to help. Brad, thank you for being kind, funny and helpful!
You are a master at training your team members and we look forward to more in-person training from you! Thank you for running our ESS Team. Your team has grown tremendously so thank you for your hard work in managing it!
It’s been great getting to work with Keesha more closely – she always goes the extra mile and I appreciate ALL that she does!
Brittany’s can-do attitude is contagious! She is a true team leader and leads her team by example!
Kassie A., Karissa D. & Kerry C.
Thank you so much for everything you do for our students! They love you, whether they work with you just once or throughout the whole school year. Thank you for your caring attention to the families we serve and for always being professional and prepared. You work wonders! I can’t thank you enough!
It is my first year as an Intervention Specialist. I have had a lot on my plate this school year and Serina has been there to help me along the way! She has been a great friend, co-worker, and mentor. I appreciate her and want to thank her for all the hard work she does. I know this year has been hard for her as well but she was a champ working through it all!
Thank you for being an amazing colleague and friend! Your expertise and willingness to help is always appreciated.
Thank you for helping me to learn how to speak better.
Yvonne has such a wealth of knowledge – I feel lucky to be working with her. I appreciate her patience while I continue to learn from her!
Thank you for being so amazing and helpful during my maternity leave. I could not have done it without you. I appreciate how you are always there for a quick consultation and always guide your fellow school psychs in a manner that is in the best interest of students. Thank you for being you!
Thank you Sarah! I appreciate the ideas and tips you share with NorCal and that you are always willing help us problem solve. Thank you so much for all you do!
Thank you for being a ray of light on our school psych team! You are incredibly personable and knowledgeable which makes you a huge asset to our team.
I want to send a BIG THANK YOU to Corinne for following the marketing processes. She consistently uses our forms to request what she needs which help us stay organized and ensure items don’t fall through the cracks.
I am in awe of the way Carol worked with an extremely difficult student in clinic. The student was cowering in a corner and yelling about not participating. Carol kindly set expectations, approached him with care and eventually got the student to come into the office to work with her in a therapy room. She’s a consummate professional and I very much appreciate being on her team in working with this student.
Staci has taken me under her wing and helped me grow in my current role. She is a fierce leader who knows how to get the job done. I appreciate her work ethic and solution-oriented attitude. She never shames me for asking dumb questions on things I should already know. Thank you Staci for always being helpful, supportive and kind!
A big shout out to Krizzia, my supervisor. She is a wonderful lady with a lot of experience and patience. She is awesomely accessible.
Krizzia is a wonderful colleague! She makes working at TES a delight and always tries her best in giving our clients and BIIS support! I have gained knowledge on applying ABA tactics and positive behavior reinforcement through her guidance. I’m grateful to be on her team! Thank you Krizzia!
You are constantly thinking of others and making sure everyone feels included. I appreciate how easy it is to lesson plan and co-facilitate groups with you. Your fun energy on days when I’m feeling low is truly contagious! Thank you!
Maureen W. & Chinetta M.
Thanks Ladies for all that you do! We truly appreciate your hard work and dedication to the students and staff.
Mrs. Gallwitz has been a great asset to our school. Her professionalism, dedication to the job at hand, and most importantly, her unwavering support to our students and families is second to none. An absolute rockstar in my book!
Christina took to online speech therapy like a fish to water. She embraced tech and took it to the next level. If I were a student, I’d want her as my speech therapist! Fun and educational!
Thank you for being a TES Hero and working so hard to keep our schools in compliance throughout this school year and during COVID. Amy has worked diligently with our schools and our teams in making our services work during this challenging time. We appreciate you, Amy!
Thank you for always going the extra mile. Also, thank you for always have candy. You are appreciated!
Yuna is an absolute gem. She is caring, compassionate, and wonderful at what she does. She is always thinking of creative activities for our kiddoes to try and helps them to achieve their goals in a fun way. She always lends a helping hand to anyone in need. She is a very skilled therapist, a positive light to others, and adds so very much to the team. Yuna is such a lovely person to get to work with, and be friends with.
Thank you for always lifting me up both personally and professionally. Your enthusiasm and support is appreciated.
Marisalyn has done an amazing job at learning the ins and outs of Ohio billing! I appreciate the effort you have put into learning the various requirements for each insurance company!
Jodi is my TES hero! Honestly, she is superwoman at her finest. Her job has no limits and she never seems to tire. She always has everyone’s best interest at heart when making decisions for the academy. She is compassionate, approachable, and well-grounded. She’s genuine and truly cares about the success of our students and staff. She truly wears so many capes and keeps our school united. She is the glue that keeps everything together and so successful! Superwoman, like I, said, at her finest!
Maddy is a one-man subbing band and she kills it each and everyday! Navigating the students’ schedules has been quite challenging, but she’s handling it head-on!
Christina is wonderful!! My daughter loves her so much! My daughter has made so much progress with Christina as her speech therapist….people are amazed by her progress!!!!
Having Rosalina on the team makes a HUGE difference – she is providing invaluable support and it does not go unnoticed!
Thank you all for all your hard in keeping us employed, so we can do our jobs through these tough times. Blessings 🙂
Amelia has come so far this year! Thank you, Brooke!
Elodia is always quick to step up when needed! She is team player and always willing to help out!
Nancy! I miss working with you and especially our Sushi Wednesdays. Thank you for being a wonderful colleague!
Not enough words can say how extremely grateful I am for being able to work with Sarah and have her be truly understanding of the work that us tutors go through. She has been very helpful with getting me through all the changes and new paperwork we have been given with our new contract with LACOE-GAIN. A million thank you’s to Sarah for making the transitions and paperwork go as smoothly as possible! I cannot tell her enough how grateful I am to her commitment to this job!
Not just the local recruiter! Thank you for the countless lives you have touched, mentored, educated, supported, and even pushed to get to that next level. Your creative ideas for sourcing new talent are only surpassed by your ability to share what you know about conducting interviews, finding the right person, and helping us to strengthen our team.
Thank you for all that you do! You are a great asset to our team.
Yvette has done a wonderful job assisting the team with payroll. Additionally, she is an amazing scheduler and all-around problem solver for the Behavior Team! I’m so grateful to have you on our team!
Especially during the Spring recruiting season, I think Cynthia, our recruiting specialist, deserves a great big, shout-out. She is behind the scenes, making calls, scheduling interviews, onboarding new employees, and building our teams day-by-day. She has found some extraordinary candidates for us, and I’m always grateful for her constant communication and hard work.
Linda’s bubbly personality has helped keep things light and fun when they did always feel that way! It is the energy we can all use!
Thank you for helping me learn to be a kinder boy.
For being a 5-star school psych and always going the extra mile for me and the kiddos!!
Corinne has been on fire with hiring new staff to meet our client’s needs! I appreciate your positive attitude and cheerful personality. I know our new hires appreciate your kindness as well. Thank you, Corinne!
I love that we can laugh, scream, and cry together through these sometimes crazy work days! I look to you for the honest truth, even if I know I won’t like the answer. Thank you for ALL you do!
Jane, Maureen P. Gina
I wanted to give a big Shout Out to our school psychs. They have been amazing at working with all of their schools to discuss cases, scheduling students to come in for testing, assessing students, meeting with parents and writing thorough yet concise reports.
Thank you for driving all over, rescheduling for no-shows, and writing reports on weekends to meet deadlines.
Thank you for taking lead on an enormous project! As if the task at hand wasn’t enough you also walked me through all my questions. You got it done and we are so appreciative!
Lucia has an incredible eye for detail and she has been a great asset to the medical billing team. She is dedicated and always willing to help out when needed. I appreciate her calm and comforting aura as well!
Morgan is such a great leader- she is knowledgeable, patient and kind. She always pushes me to be self-sufficient and an independent thinker. I love coming to her with a problem because she always has a solution. Thank you Morgan for being a great teacher!
Thank you for being a wonderful colleague and an amazing coordinator! You are the best.
Raul does not get enough recognition for all he does- on the front lines and behind the scenes. He can never be found without a smile and a “hello.” Thank you Raul for being the nicest person ever! And thank you for making HQ a safe place!
Briah is an amazing colleague and someone I can always turn to for fun and engaging therapy ideas! She always brings a smile to my face.
Marisalyn has been instrumental in the success of the medical billing department. She is always willing to learn and has a positive attitude. I greatly appreciate the notes that Marisalyn takes, it proves to me that she is dedicated to her role and growth at TES.
Thank you for making time for me. Sometimes to hear my ideas others to remember the way it used to be. I know you are very busy but your ability to make my call feel like the most important conversation of the day never fails!
Thank you for being a stellar Lead Psych, and not only caring about the students and schools that you work with, but the people that you work with as well. I always appreciate that you care about me not just as a person but as a friend as well.
I appreciate Amber for her problem-solving mentality. She makes working through a problem fun! And she always does it with a smile and sense of humor!
I am really enjoying working more closely with Laura – she’s one of the hardest working people I know. She does it all and has a smile on her face the whole time!
Thanks to April for holding down the fort in San Diego! I admire all she does and am so happy she’s on the team!
Thank you for taking on Hurricane Amelia, not once, but twice! Man, is she a Category 5, or is she a Category 5!?
Thank you for helping out our NorCal team with a virtual sub case! You did a phenomenal job representing TES and working with with the school and our office team. Thank you for stepping up to help us out. You are a hero!
Yvonne N. & Laura B.
Thank you to Yvonne & Laura for coordinating my daughter’s speech services! There was a significant amount of communication required to have her services set up at daycare and the Alhambra clinic. I appreciate all the effort put forth!
Jodi L. –
Jodi is dedicated, loyal and overall is one of the hardest working people I know. Thank you for being a great leader!
Thank you for the things that you do every day, which make a difference to all of us in the office.
We have known each other for so long now and I always appreciate your willingness to case consult or discuss ideas. Thank you!
I love collaborating and bouncing ideas off of Sarah. She’s great at providing feedback from all angles. She also cracks me up daily!
Laura has done an amazing job at coordinating schedules, helping to clean and rearrange the Alhambra clinic to allow more space for therapy sessions, and always has a treat in the kitchen and a smile on her face for the therapists!
Gabriella has been with TES for only 3 months and has been extraordinarily flexible with picking up new clients and students all over the Los Angeles area. She is a dedicated, organized PT with a passion for learning and wanting to help children with disabilities of all ages.
Thank you for helping me to learn how to speak better.
Britty Y. and Holly L.
Britty and Holly stepped it up when a colleague recently went out on leave by adding clients to their caseloads earlier than expected and mentoring and helping Rebecca, the newest OT on the team feel welcomed and supported. You are awesome!
Otherwise known as Art Danielle, you are a fantastic team member and therapist! I am so lucky to have such an amazing co-facilitator that truly has a vision and spark for our kids socially and wholly. Thank you for being truly wonderful!
When I need to talk something through Kayte Bean is my go-to person! She helps me see perspectives I may be missing and always provides honest and sometimes constructive feedback!
Lorette is a bright light. She sees situations from multiple angles and always wants to make things better.
Mandy!!! Thank you so much for stepping up to absolutely EVERY single challenge you face! You understand our students and are a constant advocate for their needs. I’ve never met anyone more willing to put others before themselves than you! You go above and beyond what is expected and I’m so grateful for you.
Terri is always willing to take the time to work through the tough stuff with me. She is always looking for way to make things easier and more connected. Terri, your ability to share fresh take on things and offer a different approach that I otherwise may not have considered is appreciated!
She is the most inspiring and confident RBT, I’m always watching her taking notes. She rocks it!
The Ohio region’s credentialing guru! Tara’s ability to reach out and coordinate with different commercial insurances has been crucial to the ongoing success of the Ohio region. If there has ever been an issue, she will dig in her little black book of insurance contacts and set out to resolve it.