Lisa D’Urso, Education Director
Lisa D’Urso, M.S. Ed., is the Director of Education for the New Story Selinsgrove School. Lisa started with New Story in 2013. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field. Her expertise includes: ten years in the social services (mental health, intellectual disabilities, outpatient counseling, and family-based therapy), and 15 years in the field of special education as a teacher and Special Education Supervisor.
Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Shippensburg University and her master’s degree in K-12 special education. She also obtained a special education supervisory certificate from Bloomsburg University.
Lisa is proud to say that Selinsgrove School opened in June 2013 and started with 13 students and has now grown to more than 30 students.
Lisa became a mandated reporter trainer in May 2015. She is able to provide all mandatory trainings, including mandated reporter training, First Aid/CPR, and NPCI training at the Selinsgrove New Story location.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, shopping, watching movies and sports on television, taking rides in her convertible, and spending time with family and friends.
“The most rewarding part of my job is seeing children who have not been successful in any other placement or school environment finally become more positive and successful, and turn a negative experience into a positive one.”
Ileana (Lily) Bingaman, Assistant Director of Education
Lily Bingaman is the Assistant Education Director for the New Story Selinsgrove School. Lily began her career at New Story as a substitute teacher. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of education. Her experiences have varied from teaching early childhood to high school.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from East Stroudsburg University and a master’s degree in education from Bloomsburg University.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, taking long walks in the woods, sitting on a beach, and traveling.
“The most rewarding part of my job is watching students find the confidence to succeed and then soar!”
“A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove. But the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.” – Forest E. Witcraft
Randy Lattis, Clinical Director
Randy Lattis, MS, BCBA, is the Clinical Director for the New Story Selinsgrove School. He has 10 years of experience in his field and has expertise in applied behavior analysis.
Randy started with New Story in 2006 as a Mobile Therapist in the community-based setting. In 2008, he transferred to the New Story Wyomissing School as a Behavior Consultant. Randy also spent time working as a therapist in New Story’s family-based program and its Summer Therapeutic Activities Program (STAP). He became the Clinical Supervisor for the Selinsgrove school in 2013 and was promoted to Clinical Director in 2014.
Randy earned his bachelor’s degree from Lycoming College and his master’s degree from Shippensburg University. He also obtained status as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst from Penn State University and earned certification from the Crisis Prevention Institute as a certified instructor for their Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and Applied Physical Trainings.
In his free time, he enjoys fishing, watching the Philadelphia Eagles, and traveling.
“The most rewarding part of my job is having students create their own success stories and return to their home school districts. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”
Nicole Pinterich, Regional Director of Education
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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
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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.”