The Team

Who We Are

Founder & Creative Director

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Mark Corallo is a speech-language pathologist and school administrator who believes that tapping into what's motivating for individuals allows for growth in the areas of creativity, learning, skill development, imagination and more. He started Creative Communicators 20 years ago to support these key areas of development in individuals with varying communication needs. Mark has extensive experience working with individuals along the autism spectrum. His specific areas of intervention, instruction and professional development focus on social skill development in school based settings and at home, along with the development of social and communication skills through the arts. In his spare time, Mark is also a writer and actor. You can check out his other passions at his websites below.

 

 

 Mark Corallo, MA CCC/SLP
 

     Jeanie Corallo, MPA 
      Program Manager

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Jeanie Corallo has been working alongside her husband Mark fort the past twenty years. Together they believed in the vision of Creative Communicators and wanted to provide a community and artistic home for individuals who required support in the areas of language, communication, and social skills throughout the central New Jersey area.  Together, Mark and Jeanie had a vision that has supported many actors to grow communicatively, artistically, and socially while attending Creative Communicators. In addition to her role at Creative Communicators, Jeanie is the Director of Before and After School Programs in Monroe Township NJ. 

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Sandra Blake, MA CCC/SLP

    Sandra Blake has been working with Creative Communicators for over 10 years. Her energy and creativity as a choreographer allow for our actors to shine on stage like never before. Sandra's role at Creative Communicators includes teaching dance and creating social skill arts based activities. Sandra's clinical expertise lies in working with individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. In addition Sandra also provides clinical intervention to students who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, language disorders, and motor speech impairments. Sandra is a full time speech-language pathologist in the New York City School System, and enjoys  spending time her time with beautiful daughter and husband!

    Aline Felipe, Visual Arts Therapist

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    Alline AA 

    Aline Felipe has been working with Creative Communicators for the past 10 years. She brings with her comedy, fun, team work and commitment. She teaches and assists our actors about the creative process, particularly in the areas of art and design. In her role as Visual Arts Therapist, Aline is often found creating and designing props, developing amazing materials for our sets and teaching our actors how to collaborate and work together on arts based projects.  In addition, Aline is often found to onstage acting alongside our actors.   She is a true team player and such a support to the process of Creative Communicators. 

    Stephanie Castro, MA CCC/SLP

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    Stephanie Castro has been working with Creative Communicators for over 10 years. Her passion and dedication to our actors is contagious. She is engaging, warm and brings with her a wealth of clinical expertise in the areas of bilingualism, austism spectrum disorder,  motor speech disorders and social pragmatic disorders.  Within her role at Creative Communicators, Stephanie teaches improvisation, arts based social skill lessons, and manages all aspects of back stage productions. Stephanie is also a full time speech and language pathologist within the New York City School System and enjoys spending time with her husband and friends.

    Alexandria Corallo, Music and Voice 

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    Alexandria Corallo began helping her father at Creative Communicators when she was just 6 years old. She shares a passion for helping others and  has worn many hats including acting on stage, managing backstage cast and props, assisting in social group lessons, and fostering relationships amongst our actors. Alexandria has a strong background in music and voice and has been teaching our actors how to be voice ready for their acting debuts.  Alex's amazing voice and performances can be found on Tik Tok @ __alexcorallo.  

    Diana Kingren, Teacher Assistant
    & Social Media 

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    Diana Kingren began volunteering at Creative Communicators at the age of 13. From the very beginning, she was dedicated and easily engaged with many of our actors. She has served in the role of volunteer, backstage management, actress, and teacher assistant. To date, Diana often supports our social skill lessons and manages all social media content. She is a true leader and will be attending her first year of college this fall with a major in Speech and Language Pathology.  She is a natural and will sore to new heights ...We are so proud of her!

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