The Nancy Carney Pathways for Extended Learning Program
In support by Salem Area Special Needs
The mission of the Nancy Carney Pathways Program is to provide adults (ages 21 and older) with developmental or intellectual disabilities the opportunity to practice social skills and to stay engaged in their community. We offer three levels of instruction and educational activities such as reading and math, and music and art.
We offer both in person and remote classes. If interested in joining the Pathways program, please call or email Salem Continuing Education to set up an interview: 603-893-7074, SalemContinuingEducation@sau57.org
In person classes meet on Mondays and Wednesdays (2x per week) from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Remote class meet on Tuesdays (1x per week) from 6:00-8:00 pm.
If you are interested in joining the Pathways program, please call or email Salem Continuing Education to set up an interview: 603-893-7074, SalemContinuingEducation@sau57.org
Level 1: Colleen Cripps, Teacher
Colleen Cripps has been in education for the last 23 years and has taught in the Pathways program for the past 6 years.
Level 2: Susanne Mathers, Teacher
Susanne Mathers has been an employee with the Salem School District for 19 years through the Special Education department. Her experience is in teaching students with special needs reading, writing, and math, as well as life skills. Susanne currently is in a leadership position as Coordinator of Student Services at Woodbury School. Her personal interests are in cooking, reading. and gardening, and Sue enjoys spending time with family in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
Level 3: Patricia Russell, Teacher
Patricia Russell is a graduate of Education-Burdett Collage, Lee Institute of Real Estate, and has a Special Education Paraprofessional Certification. She taught for special education at Salem High School from 1993-2000. Her objective is to motivate students to maintain their individual skills and to stretch themselves to a higher level. Patricia has a strong ability to connect with students and peers and inject fun/humor in the learning process.