St. Andrew United Methodist Church
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors

SNAP Staff

Jean Swanson - S.N.A.P. Teacher/Leader
Jean has served as the S.N.A.P. Teacher since September 2016.  A St. Albans native, Jean has enjoyed a career working with individuals with disabilities.  After spending 22 years in Columbus, Ohio, Jean returned home in 2000.  Most recently she retired from Kanawha County Board of Education as a Autism Specialist.  Jean holds a B.A. degree from West Virginia State University and a M.A. from Marshall University.  Jean resides in St. Albans with her husband.  She brings a broad knowledge to be able to lead our program along with her energy and love for the program participants. 
Rene' McGraw Gorby - S.N.A.P. Teacher Assistant
Rene' has served as the S.N.A.P. Teacher Assistant since Fall of 2018.  You may recognize her from her previous tenure with the S.N.A.P. program.  She was born and raised in St. Albans.  Rene' holds a B.S. Degree from Salem College.  Her experience as a long term substitute at Robert Bycroft Specialty School in Lisbon, Ohio allows her to bring many special needs skills to our program.  She works daily with the S.N.A.P. group using her skill set to encourage development of the students in various life learned skills and to create successful and positive learning environment.