Karrie Miller, Education Director
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Karrie Miller is the Education Director of the DuBois New Story School. Karrie joined the New Story team 12 years ago as Therapeutic Support Staff and moved on to teach special education before becoming the Education Director. Karrie spent her first 11 years with New Story working at the Indiana school.
Karrie has expanded both the Indiana and DuBois New Story schools and developed a number of new programs geared toward meeting the students’ ever-changing needs.
Karrie earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood and special education from Clarion University, and she obtained a master’s of education in persons with exceptionalities from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
“It is a privilege and a pleasure to assist with creating new stories with our students, staff and our families.”
Theresa Liddle, Assistant Education Director
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Theresa Liddle is the Assistant Education Director for the DuBois New Story School. Theresa joined the New Story team in 2009 as a Life Skills classroom teacher for students with autism. Theresa graduated from Clarion University in 2009.
Theresa is very active in the community and devotes her life’s work to exposing her students to experiences and opportunities in an effort to build skills that will benefit them as adults.
Jessie Anderson, Administrative Assistant
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Susan Griffith, Regional Director of Education
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Susan Griffith, D. Ed, is the Regional Director of Education for New Story’s Western Region. Susan began working with New Story in 2013 and has nine years of experience in special education, curriculum and instruction, and leadership.
Susan obtained her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and her master’s degree in special education from Oakland University, and she earned her doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
In her free time, Susan likes to spend time with her husband and three young children. They enjoy several extracurricular activities throughout the week, including dance, gymnastics and swimming. Susan is an active member at the local YMCA, where she serves on the board. She is also a member of Leadership Indiana County, which is a course available to professionals in the community interested in growing their leadership by organizing a large-scale community service project.
“My position allows me the freedom to think about operations and programming in a creative way, among a group of strong leaders who are focused on our students.”
Angela O'Brien, MA, BCBA, Regional Clinical Director
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Angela O’Brien is the Clinical Director for New Story’s Western Region. Angela worked for the New Story team from 2006-12 in a variety of capacities, including Therapeutic Support Staff, Behavior Specialist Consultant and Clinical Supervisor. In her time away from New Story, Angela worked in the behavioral health field, leading clinical and operations teams as they delivered mental health and autism services to clients in need across Pennsylvania and Ohio. Angela rejoined the New Story team in August of 2017 as the Regional Clinical Director for the Western Region.
Angela obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Juniata College and her master’s degree in human services from Hood College. She completed coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Florida Institute of Technology and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2011. Her passion for clinical training and supervision led her to pursue both her BCBA and Mental Health First Aid Instructor certificate.
Angela is grateful for the opportunity to work alongside New Story clinical leadership to improve the lives of team members, students and their families.