Lauren Colon,MS Ed., BCBA

Director of the Genesis School

Lauren Colon is the Director of the Genesis School on Long Island. She has been employed by Eden II Programs since 2009, and has worked in Adult Services, Outreach Autism Center and The Genesis School in many different roles. Lauren earned her Master’s degree in Students with Disabilities at CW Post’s CASE program (Competencies in…

Jan Downey, MA, CCC-SLP

Director of Speech and Language Services Eden II/Genesis Programs

Jan Downey is the Director of Speech and Language Services for Eden II/Genesis. She is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in New York State, and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Ms. Downey received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from C.W. Post/Long Island University in Speech-Language Pathology. She…

Shirley Dunn, MPA

Director of Quality Assurance and Corporate Compliance Officer

Shirley Dunn is the Eden II Director of Quality Assurance and the Corporate Compliance Officer. Shirley started working with the agency in 1992 as a teacher and became the director of the adult program several years later. In 1998 Shirley became the Director of Quality Assurance. Corporate Compliance Officer was added to her responsibilities in…

Janet La Mantia, M.S. Ed.

Director of Family Support Services

Janet La Mantia is currently the Director of Family Support Services at Eden II Programs.  She started her employment with Eden II in early 2005, and has held many different roles throughout the years.   She began her career as a Teacher Assistant in the School Program previously housed at Granite Avenue.  She had worked in…

Lauren Grimaldi, MS Ed., SAS, SDA

Director of Little Miracles Preschool and SEIT-SETSS

Lauren Grimaldi is the Director of Preschool/SEIT-SETSS at Eden II Programs since 2005. She received her Master of Science in Special Education at Wagner College as well as a Certificate of Developmental Disabilities and Certificate in Supervision and Administration from the College of Staten Island. Mrs. Grimaldi has been working with children with autism, and…

Christine Jascewsky

Director of Adult Services

After being awarded a degree in psychology from Binghamton University, Christine spent some time working in the field of Geriatrics before moving into the field of developmental disabilities where she made her home. Christine began her career at Eden II programs in 1995. With over 20 years experience in the field, Chrissy has held a…

Ivan Marmalejos, MBA

Director of Facilities

Mr. Marmolejos began working at Eden II in 1993 as an assistant teacher in the Adult Services Program. Over the course of five years, Mr. Marmolejos moved up through various supervisory positions within the Adult Services Program finally becoming the Director in 1999, a position he held for five years. In 2004, Mr. Marmolejos earned…

Nakia Marshall, MPA

Director of Residential Services for Staten Island.

Nakia Marshall has joined Eden II Programs as the new Director of Residential Services for Staten Island. Nakia began her career in social services as a DSP in the mid ninety’s at Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS (CPA of NYS). During her tenure at CPA of NYS, Nakia attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services…

Jillian Panni

Director of Adult & Family Support Services For Long Island

Jillian began her career in the area of autism and special education in 1998 when she worked as an Early Interventions Specialist and Parent Trainer. After being awarded her degree in Community and Human Services with a major in disability studies from SUNY ESC at Old Westbury, Jillian began her career at Eden II programs…

Asisat Muldoon

Controller

Asisat Muldoon is currently the Controller at Eden II programs, Asisat joined Eden II in 2021 with over 10 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Asisat found her enthusiasm for social services while in high school volunteering with summer camp programs funded by OPWDD. Asisat has worked in many roles within this particular…