What is the Thomas Reynolds Center Program?

The Thomas Reynolds Center is a Graduate Assistantship for students enrolled in Daemen’s Masters in Special Education program. Graduate Students are hired as Graduate Assistants and work part time, receiving an hourly wage, at the Thomas Reynolds Center while completing course requirements to receive a Masters in Special Education degree. Graduate Assistants receive hands-on teaching experience in an after-school setting working with students at risk for academic failure and students with learning disabilities in grades 3rd and 4th. Graduate Assistants receive direct instruction from Master Teachers in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, and student empowerment.

What schools does the Thomas Reynolds Center partner with?

  1. Amherst Central School District (specifically Windermere Blvd. and Smallwood Elementary)
  2. Aloma D. Johnson Charter School

When does the after-school program take place?

The after-school program for the 2013-2014 school year begins on Monday, October 21, 2013 and ends on Thursday, April 24, 2014.  Students from the Amherst Central School District receive tutoring services at the Thomas Reynolds Center for Special Education building located on Daemen’s campus on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Students attending the Aloma D. Johnson Charter School receive tutoring services in their school building on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Who are the Graduate Assistants working with the students?

Graduate Students enrolled in Daemen’s Masters in Special Program at Daemen College:

  • Katie Auge
  • Jessica Barbis
  • Ashley LaPorta
  • Taylor Mango
  • Alyssa Serba
  • Amanda Todd
  • Holly Tomasello

Who can I contact to get more information about the Thomas Reynolds Center?

Margie Pierowicz

Administrative Assistant



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