Nicole Pinterich, Regional Director of Education
Nicole M. Pinterich is the Northeast Regional Education Director of New Story. She received her Bachelor of Science in Childhood/Elementary Education and her Master of Science in Special Education/Exceptionalities from Bloomsburg University.
Nicole started with New Story in 2005 as the Behavioral Specialist Consultant, and was promoted to Education Director soon after. She has 25 years of experience in her field.
In her free time, Nicole enjoys reading, spending time with my family, and traveling.
“The most rewarding to me about my job is that I don’t view what I do as a “job,” rather I consider what I do my career and passion of mine.” – Nicole Pinterich.
“There’s a world of difference between insisting on someone doing something and establishing an atmosphere in which that person can grow into wanting to do it.” Fred Rogers.
Beverly Strunk, Regional Clinical Director
Beverly Strunk, Ph.D, BCBA, LBS is the Director of Operations for Northeast Region New Story. She has15 years of experience in her field. Beverly is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Behavior Specialist, and has expertise in the areas of community-based mental health services, staff development, program growth and expansion. She started with New Story in 2004 as the Behavioral Specilaist Consultant and was then promoted to Clinical Director in 2009, and Director of Operations in 2012
Beverly received her Ph.D. in Human Development from Marywood University, Scranton, Pa, her Masters Degree in Counselor Education from Marywood University, Scranton, Pa, and her Bachelors Degree in Sociology from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors; biking, hiking, and skiing. She is also interested in reading, traveling and photography. Beverly also spends time supporting: S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere), Wilkes-Barre, Pa, Autism Coalition of Luzerne County, Pa, Pastoral Council, St. Jude Parish, Mountaintop, Pa, Social Action Committee, and St. Jude Parish, Mountaintop, Pa
“The most rewarding aspect of my work is seeing children and families accomplish their goals. I am grateful to be part of a company that shares in the mission of helping people to overcome their challenges in life.” – Beverly Strunk.
Andrew Zourides, Director of Education
Ph: (570) 752-5002 Ext. 230
Andrew Zourides, M.S.Ed. is the Assisatant Director of Education at Berwick New Story School. Andrew has 9 years of experience in his field, and is certified in Elementary and Special Education. He started in 2009 as a Classroom Assistant and was promoted into the different positions of Behavior Support Staff, Special Education Teacher, and now to his current position of Assistant Director of Education.
Andrew attended Bloomsburg and Wilkes University to receive his Bachelor of Science and Certification in Elementary Education, Certification in Special Education, and his Master of Science in Education.
In his free time, he enjoys listening to and playing music, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.
“The most rewarding part of my job is seeing the progress of our students. Seeing a student do something they were originally unable to will always bring a smile to my face.” – Andrew Zourides
“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as you ever can.”
– John Wesley.
Sarah Frazier, Assistant Director of Education
Ph: (570) 752-5002 ext. 222
Sarah Frazier began her career at New Story in March of 2010 as a Classroom Assistant. In August of 2010 she took on the role as middle school Emotional Support Staff Member and in August of 2012 she became an Emotional Support Staff Member for the high school. Sarah became the Assistant Director of Education in August of 2016.
Sarah has a Bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education (k-12) from Bloomsburg University.
In her spare time Sarah enjoys traveling, outside activities and spending time with family and friends.
The most rewarding part of her job is seeing & being a part of the students’ growth.
“What lies behind you & what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Marcey Snyder, Clinical Director
Ph: (570) 752-5002 Ext. 228
Marcey Snyder, MS BCBA is the Clinical Director of Berwick New Story School. She has 22 years of experience as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Marcey started as a Behavior Specialist Consultant in our BHRS program in 2008. In 2009 she was promotoed to Behavior Consultant in the school program. In 2011 she was promoted to the Clinical Supervisor, and two years later was promoted to her current position as Clinical Director.
Marcey attended Bloomsburg University and Florida Institue of Technology for her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Master of Science in Exceptionalities, and her BCBA certification.
In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and excercise. She is a “Sports Mom” and loves to attend her childrens’ sporting events.
“The most rewarding part of my job is being able to watch our students realize their potiential and grow in confidence. The students teach us as much as we teach them! I also appreciate being able to support our staff and help them grow in confidence and knowledge as they provide quality services to our students.” – Marcey Snyder
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson.