Staff

angelaANGELA WADE, BCBA
Founder & Director of Child & Teen Services
Angela has worked with children and adults with developmental disabilities for 19 years. She works in private homes, school districts, adult group homes & day programs, as well as in-home & center-based ABA programs for children with autism. She provides support and training in applied behavior analysis (ABA), problem behavior reduction & replacement, positive behavior systems, job skills & transitions, and alternative communication methods.


Kim Nichols-GreenKIM NICHOLS-GREEN
Clinical Supervisor &
Early Start Denver Model certified therapist 
Kim is an Early Start Denver Model certified therapist, and teaches in the special education department at UW-Oshkosh. Ms. Nichols-Green began working with individuals with autism in 1998. She earned her B.A. in Psychology in 2000, and her M.S.E. in Special Education in 2009. She also completed the autism certification through UW-Oshkosh, and is certified in Therapeutic Listening. Now she is able to support individuals with various disabilities and their families directly and indirectly in the home and classroom through diagnosis, skill assessment and program development, training, suggesting resource referrals, and consulting with other service professionals.

Amanda Dalton
Behavior Treatment Therapist
eLearning Lab Leader
Amanda has been working in the Autism field for 10 years. She started out as line therapist (Behavior Technician) and has been working as a Behavior Therapist for the last 6 years. Amanda attended Marian University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education. Amanda will be helping in the E-Learning Lab as the lead teacher as well as creating treatment plans, working with parents/caregivers and overseeing technicians as a Behavior Therapist.

Sara Sippel
Behavior Treatment Therapist
Art Therapist

Sara has been working in the field of ABA therapy for over 15 years.  Starting in 2002 as a Behavioral technician at and in-home based program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has also worked in group homes, school districts and center-based programs. Sara will provide support and training as well as assessing the children’s skills while creating and building their treatment plans.

Krista Schmitz
Talent & Organizational Development Manager

Krista has worked with children and adults with different development disorders for three years and received her RBT certificate in 2019. Krista has graduated from Marian University in 2019 with a BS in Psychology and is currently working on getting her master’s degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology and expected to graduate in May 2021! Krista wants to use her degree in helping workplaces become more adaptable to those with disabilities. At TRIO, Krista plays an important role in assisting with administrative duties, training new staff and hiring.

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