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Mission Statement & Staff Contact Information

LIVES

The LIVES Program Mission Statement

LIVES: Learning Independence, Vocational, and Educational Skills at SUNY Geneseo.

To provide an opportunity for students with intellectual and/or other developmental disabilities to learn independence, vocational skills, and functional educational (academic) skills within an inclusive educational community supported by university students, educators, administrators, and community leaders.

Who We Are and How to Find Us

Dr. Leigh O'Brien, Professor of Education and Director, LIVES Program, SUNY Geneseo. Dr. O'Brien's office is 222-D South Hall, SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454. Her office phone number is (585) 245-5396 & her e-mail address is obrienL@geneseo.edu

Ms. Cathy Sullivan, Coordinator of Day, Community, and Intake Services and Residential Options for the Arc of Livingston-Wyoming.  Ms. Sullivan's office is located at The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming, 21 Chapel Street, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. Her office phone number is (585) 658-0200, ext. 1 & her e-mail is csullivan@lwarc.org

Dr. Daniel Murray, Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, Director of Programs.  Dr. Murray's office is located at Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, 80 Munson Street, LeRoy, NY.  His office phone number is (585) 344-7915 and his e-mail is dmurray@gvboces.org

Mr. John Schnitter, GVEP LIVES Program Teacher for students 18-21 years.  Mr. Schnitter's office is located in South Hall 321. His office phone number is (585) 245-5257 & his e-mail is jschnitter@gvboces.org

Ms. Marcy Wolcott, GVEP LIVES Program Teaching Assistant for Mr. Schnitter. Ms. Wolcott's office is located in South Hall 321. Her e-mail is mandrews2@gvboces.org or livesma@geneseo.edu

Ms. Mary Coniglio,  Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Habilitation Manager.  Ms. Coniglio's office is located in South Hall 321. Her e-mail is livesmc@geneseo.edu

Ms. Kristen Adams, LIVES Program Co-teacher for students ages 21 and older.  Ms. Adams has her office in South Hall 321.  Her office number is (585) 245-5257 & her e-mail is kma16@geneseo.edu

Ms. Noelle Barragato, LIVES Program Co-teacher for students ages 21 and older.  Ms. Barragato has her office in South Hall 321. Her office number is (585) 245-5257 & her e-mail is nab14@geneseo.edu