Visar Restelica

Director of IT

Visar has been working at Eden II since 2015 where he started as a Sytems/Network Engineer in the IT department and serves as IT Director leading the IT Department on supporting, planning, implementing and maintaining Eden II Network and Systems infrastructure. Visar has been able to connect with Eden II staff as a trusted resource…

Shari Schatzman, MS Ed., SAS, SDA

Director of Training

Shari Schatzman is currently the Director of Training and also serves as the agency’s Privacy and Security Officer. She has been working at the Eden II Programs since 1992, when she began as a teacher assistant.  Since this time, she has held numerous positions within the agency ranging from teacher to director of clinical services. …

Erin Sparacio-Archibald, MS Ed., SAS, SDA

Director of Long Island Administration

Erin Sparacio-Archibald is the Director of Long Island Administration. She has been employed by Eden II Programs since 1997. Erin earned her Master’s Degree from C.W. Post’s CASE (Competencies in Autism for Special Education) Program and is a New York State licensed Special Education Teacher. Ms. Sparacio-Archibald holds a Certificate of School Administration and Supervision,…

Astrido St. Surin, MSW

Director of Residential Services for Long Island

Astrido St. Surin, recently assumed the role of Director of Residential Services for Long Island effective November 2022. Astrido, comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the OPWDD (Office of People with Developmental Disabilities) field. He is a seasoned leader with extensive managerial experiences. Astrido is a graduate of Stony Brook…

Tricia Thompson, LMSW

Director of Long Island Adult and Family Support Services

Tricia Thompson is the Director of Adult and Family Support Services for Long Island. She has been employed by Eden II Programs since 2019 and worked in the Outreach Autism Center and The Genesis School as a program coordinator and social worker. Tricia earned her Master’s degree in social work from Fordham University Graduate School…