Capitol School of Austin

Amy Cunningham, M.S., CCC-SLP:

Founder & Executive Director

E: amyc@capitolschool.com

Jeannette Young, M.A., CCC-SLP:

Director & Head of School

E:  jyoung@capitolschool.com

Heidi Gjerset:

Administrative Manager

E:  heidig@capitolschool.com

Connie Warkentin, M.S.:

Language Development Class (LDC)

E: conniew@capitolschool.com

Mandy Crombie, M.S., CCC-SLP:

Language Stimulation

E: 

Kristin Knifton: Preschool Level 2

Kristin was an assistant at CSA during graduate school and worked as a private therapist and substitute teacher at CSA in 2016. Kristin has a master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UT Austin and holds ASHA certification and Texas licenses in speech-language pathology and audiology, as well as Texas teaching certification. She has spent the majority of her career at Texas School for the Deaf and also spent a year teaching students with hearing impairment at nearby Brentwood Elementary.

Courtney Dawson: Level 3

Courtney graduated from Baylor University with a Masters of Science in Speech Pathology as well as a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Terri Hathaway: Level 4

Terri holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology from Stephen F. Austin State University and is licensed as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant. Since 1995, Terri has worked in a variety of educational settings including public and private schools as well as in a private practice clinic.

Sharon English: Level 6/7

Sharon has been with CSA since 1993 and shares her valuable expertise of children with language/learning differences and attention difficulties. Sharon has a Bachelor of Education from Stephen F. Austin State University and master's degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Houston. Sharon holds a Texas license in speech-language pathology and has ASHA certification.

Ellen Pokorny Roberts: Librarian

Ellen has been with CSA since 1991, teaching Level 1 and 2 preschool classes for 10 years. She now teaches drama and serves as the school librarian, helping all levels enjoy their weekly library time. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Education from Stephen F. Austin and a master's degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. Ellen has a Texas state teaching certificate, a Texas License for speech-language pathology and ASHA certification.