Andrew Zourides, Director of Education
(570) 752-5002 x230
Andrew Zourides, M. Ed., is the Director of Education at the Berwick New Story School. Andrew has nine 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 to his current position of Director of Education.
Andrew earned his bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University and his master’s degree from Wilkes University. He also obtained certifications in elementary education and special 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.”
“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
(570) 752-5002 x222
Sarah Frazier is the Assistant Director of Education at the New Story Berwick School. She 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, and in August of 2012 she became Emotional Support Staff for the high school. Sarah became the Assistant Director of Education in August of 2016.
Sarah earned her 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
(570) 752-5002 x228
Marcey Snyder, MS, BCBA, is the Clinical Director for the 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 Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS) program in 2008. In 2009, she was promoted to Behavior Consultant. In 2011, she was promoted to Clinical Supervisor, and two years later moved up the ranks to her current position as Clinical Director.
Marcey earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bloomsburg University and her master’s degree in exceptionalities from the Florida Institute of Technology. She also obtained a BCBA certification.
In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and exercise. 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 potential 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.”
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson.
Nicole Pinterich, Regional Director of Education
(570) 714-2350 x7068
Nicole M. Pinterich is the Regional Education Director for New Story’s Northeast Region. She has 25 years of experience in her field. Nicole started with New Story in 2005 as a Behavioral Specialist Consultant and was promoted to Education Director soon after.
Nicole earned her bachelor’s degree in childhood and elementary education and her master’s degree in special education and exceptionalities, both from Bloomsburg University.
In her free time, Nicole enjoys reading, spending time with my family, and traveling.
“The most rewarding part 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 a passion of mine.”
“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
(570) 714-2350 x7058
Beverly Strunk, Ph.D, BCBA, LBS, is the Regional Clinical Director for New Story’s Northeast Region. Beverly has 15 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 Specialist Consultant and was then promoted to Clinical Director in 2009, and Director of Operations in 2012. Beverly earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from King’s College, her master’s degree in counselor education from Marywood University and her Ph.D. in human development from Marywood University.
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); Autism Coalition of Luzerne County; Pastoral Council, St. Jude Parish in Mountaintop; Social Action Committee and St. Jude Parish in Mountaintop.
“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.”