• blocks spelling the word autism With a commitment to continuous improvement practices and principles, the mission of the SSD Autism Leadership Team is to provide staff, families, and students a framework of research-based best practices, a blended approach to professional development, technical assistance, and resource provision.

    Focus Team Administrator

    Tina Maksche

    Team Members – Autism Effective Practice Specialists

    John Bruno, Ph.D.
    Zone 1 – Affton, Brentwood, Hancock, Kirkwood, Ladue, Webster Groves
    Zone 2
     Parkway (middle and high schools), Rockwood

    Gina Nolan, M.S., CCC-SLP
    Zone 1 – Bayless, Mehlville, Valley Park
    Zone 2
     Parkway (elementary schools), Pattonville, Ritenour

    Cindy Bundren, MAT, MEA
    Zone 1
    Lindbergh, Maplewood-Richmond Heights
    Zone 3  Clayton, Ferguson-Florissant, Hazelwood, Jennings, Normandy, Riverview Gardens, University City

    Sneha Kothari Kiss
    SSD Schools  Ackerman, Litzsinger, Neuwoehner, Northview, Southview