Stasi Taylor, M.Ed, Developmental Specialist
Stasi received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Master's Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Nevada, Reno. Stasi began working with children diagnosed with Autism as a student and continued to work with children and adults with various disabilities, providing in-home supports to further independence with the goal of independent living. Before joining the Advanced Pediatric team, Stasi spent 10 years working for the State of Nevada as a service coordinator in the family support department for children and adults with disabilities. Stasi has been thrilled to have the opportunity to work with children 0-3 years old to use her creativity to help families learn to embed teaching and learning opportunities into their everyday activities. Outside of work, Stasi enjoys traveling and skiing.
Vicki Moloney, B.S. CFD, Developmental Specialist
Vicki has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada Reno, in Child Development and Family life. She began her career working with children ages birth to three years old with special needs over 20 years ago, driving to the rural parts of Nevada. She has the privilege of working with families in their home and loves working with "her" kids. Vicki grew up in and around Detroit, Michigan, but has lived in Nevada for almost 30 years. In her spare time, Vicki enjoys doing genealogy research on her family.
Melissa Martin, M.A. Ed, Developmental Specialist
Melissa received her Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Nevada Reno, and her Master's of Arts in Elementary from Sierra Nevada College. Melissa has worked with children, ages two through twelve in various setting for twenty years. She is committed providing dynamic support for children and families throughout her community. Melissa believes:
“Children things to be molded but people to be unfolded.” Anonymous
Jenna Borrego, B.S. CFD, Developmental Specialist
Jenna graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Child and Family Development and a Minor in Recreation. She has over 10 years' experience working with children ages 0 to 13, but has become very passionate about working with the 0-3 population and has just completed her Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement at the University of Nevada, Reno. Jenna has worked with families and their children in multiple settings, including outdoor camps on the San Diego Bay, preschools, home visitation, and in a Therapeutic Learning Center. She wants to assist families and their children in achieving their full potential, as well as improving their quality of life. Jenna is a very compassionate and dedicated individual who loves working with children in any capacity and is happy to be doing so in her home town of Reno.
Amy Artman, B.S. HDFS, Developmental Specialist
Amy received her bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Nevada, Reno. Amy has experience working with children with different diagnoses such as: Down Syndrome, Autism, Angleman Syndrome, and Ceberal Palsy. Amy enjoys working with children and making a difference in a child's life. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her dogs and doing outdoor activities.
Clarissa Hermansen, B.S. Early Childhood & HDFS, Developmental Specialist
I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Early childhood education and Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Nevada, Reno. I have worked as a primary teacher in the school district for six years and also spent time working with children (birth-5 years) in the Child and Family Research Center at UNR.