Special Education


Christine Sullivan
Director of Special Education

Christine graduated from the University of Maine in Farmington in 1991 with her bachelor’s in Psychology.  She moved to California for 4 years, where she worked in a residential facility for children in protective custody. After moving back to Maine, she worked at MSAD #75 in Topsham and at a mental health crisis stabilization unit in Brunswick.  Seeking one full-time position, she accepted a position in the Spurwink Staff Intensive program where she stayed for 14 + years, moving up from an Ed Tech to, teacher, to the Associate Director of Education. 

After receiving her Master’s degree in Education Leadership from the University of Southern Maine, Christine moved into the public school sector in Brunswick where she lead the special education department at the high school and became the out-of-district lesion for or 6 years.  Having a desire to work as a principal/director, she became the director of the Regional Education Treatment Center in Auburn where she stayed for two years.  Still having the desire to obtain more of a leadership role, she accepted the position of Special Education Director at Good Will-Hinckley.  She oversaw all Special Education students at MeANS, Glen Stratton Learning Center, Day One, and Snow Pond Arts Academy in Sidney.  

In September 2020, Christine accepted the one full-time position of Special Education Director at the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences in Hinckley.  Christine’s role has evolved to her current position as Assistant Head of Schools/Special Education Director.  

Christine’s outside interests include camping, fishing, kayaking. and spending time with her family.