Mary Anne Pallack, M.Ed.

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities
Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
 
Phone: 401-456-8072
Email: mpallack@ric.edu
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Last Updated: January 15, 2012

 

Leadership: Associate UCEDD Director
Leadership Administrative Staff: Associate Director / Director of Training and Dissemination
Primary Activity Coordinators: Community Education Director
Information/Dissemination
 
Discipline(s): Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
 
AUCD Council Membership: National Community Education Directors' Council

Vita/Bio

 

Experience                

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities                      Providence, RI

Associate Director/Director of Training & Dissemination (1999 - Present)

  • Responsible for day to day operations
  • Oversight for organization-wide marketing and dissemination plan
  • Product development, dissemination & evaluation
  • Website development
  • Customer and project-related database development and management
  • Conference planning and coordination
  • Outreach for training and events
  • Liaison with RI College regarding event planning, publishing services and course offerings

 

Community Connections, Inc.                                             Southeastern, MA

Director of Employment Services (1994 - 1999)

  • Oversight and development of community-based employment services in Southeastern MA for 150 individuals with disabilities.
  • Overall supervision of direct support professionals and program managers.
  • Member of senior management and strategic planning team.
  • Proposal writing for new and existing services.
  • Development and management of related policies and procedures.
  • Liaison with state agencies regarding referrals, program development and contract management.

 

Program Manager (1989 - 1994)

  • Lead the successful conversion of a sheltered vocational program supporting 50 individuals to a community-based employment services with the capacity to serve 100+ individuals.
  • Developed innovative rate and billing structure for individualized services.
  • Liaison with state agencies and schools regarding referrals and services.
  • Provided consultation to local high school teachers regarding school-to-work activities and transitional services.

 

Career Development Services                                             W. Springfield, MA

Program Manager (1986-1989)

  • Managed start up program offering community-based employment services to individuals with disabilities.
  • Recruited, trained and supervised direct support professionals, and managed daily operations.
  • Provided counseling, assessment and job placement support to individuals.

 

Education              

Certificate/Managing Human Service Organizations    

UMASS, Boston MA (1998)

M.Ed/Rehabilitation Counseling

Certificate of Advance Graduate Study in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Springfield College, Springfield MA (1986)

BA/Psychology

Framingham State College, Framingham MA (1984)

 

Computer Skills  Peoplesoft, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and programming Microsoft Access databases.