Ellen Criswell (Owner/Director/Instructor) Full Time
Ellen started Rob's Place alongside her husband, Lee. She worked as a nurse in geriatric care for several years. She then was a stay at home Mom her two daughters until she decided to try to get a nursing job in the school system. At the time there only jobs available were paraprofessionals & that led her to work as a para in Access (Special Education) at Mary Persons High School for nine years. Ellen has had training dealing with Autism, Down Syndrome, seizures disorders, along with many other disabilities and behavior issues. Ellen says that she believes that serving people with IDD is her true calling and she can't believe that she gets to do this everyday. She says, "They truly bring so much sunshine to my life!"