CIP Berkeley has an experienced, professional staff with strong educational backgrounds and solid experience working with young adults with Asperger’s, ADHD and other Learning Differences.
Get to Know The CIP Berkeley Team
Michael McManmon, Ed.D.
Michael McManmon, Ed.D. founded the College Internship Program (CIP) in 1984. He received a B.A. in English from Mt. St. Mary’s College in Maryland, a Masters in Counseling from Shippensburg University, a Masters in Human Development from the University of Kansas (through a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health), and a Doctorate in Special Education from the University of Nevada.
Dan McManmon grew up in western Massachusetts with four sisters, six foster brothers, and an adopted brother. Dan’s father, Michael McManmon, founded the College Internship Program (CIP) in 1984 and was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome in his late 50’s.
Michael has earned a M.Ed. in Psycho-Educational Processes from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where he was born and raised. When he’s not at one of our CIP centers, you can find him enjoying the beach, hiking, and maybe even going on an extreme adventure.
Lindsey is the Office Manager of CIP Berkeley. She is passionate about team building, compliance, and creating and maintaining healthy happy work rapports. She has a very collaborative mindset and has helped grow companies from start ups to full scale operations.
Leah has worked in the mental health field for 6 years as an Independent Living Program Coordinator, Case manager, and Therapist. As a Clinician at CIP, Leah helps students receive emotional support, manage life stressors, and achieve their goals by using mindfulness-based strategies.
Lacey has worked in the fields of education and mental health since 2015 in public and private elementary and secondary schools as a paraprofessional, school social worker, and wellness center coordinator.
Wendell Tull has worked in Higher Education & Student Support Services for over fifteen years. Prior to joining CIP Wendell worked as a Director at Arizona State University, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Cal Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and various global tech companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Antoinette has worked in the field of education trauma and other complex learning differences for more than a decade, as a counselor, tutor and clinician. She found success in supporting and working with young adults who are pursuing higher education.
Alex (they/them/ theirs) has worked in the field of education for four years as a college writing tutor and as a college lecturer. They are experienced in mentorship, academic advising, writing feedback, and curriculum development.
Matt has worked collaboratively with a variety of individuals in the counseling field for about 2 years. His past experiences included identifying strategies with young emerging adults both on how they self identify and which solutions are helpful to navigate barriers challenging those self identified life goals and pursuits.
Randall has worked in the field of human services and working with children and adults with ASD, ADHD and other complex learning differences for 10 years as a direct support professional, and a Residential Home Administrator.
As a student advisor at CIP, Kelsey aims to help students find independence and balance in their daily lives by setting goals and teaching self-advocacy skills, financial literacy, and problem-solving.
Stina has worked in the field of education since 2004 as a classroom teacher, teaching science to middle school, high school, and college students. Currently, she works at the College Internship Program teaching students academic and executive functioning skills needed to succeed in college.
Aaron has worked in the field of special education since 2015 as an instructional aid, paraeducator, and substitute teacher. He has previously found success in assisting students with disabilities to find a path through the education system that suits their needs.
Domonique has worked in the field of Education for 10 years in public elementary, secondary, and higher education settings as an AmeriCorps volunteer, Special education teaching assistant, Therapeutic Support Specialist and Student Support Coordinator.
Gemma has worked in the field of higher education for over five years as a Summer Bridge Intern, and as an Academic Coach Intern, where she supported first-generation young adults, and young adults with learning differences.
Ivianna has worked in the field of Special Education for 2 years as an Educational Specialist. She previously found success working with/for in education as a tutor and focuses on student success in education and their academics.
Ralston Gracie has worked in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu his whole life, as an instructor for 15 years, and in caregiving for six months as a client care specialist, assisting mostly dementia and hospice patients.
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