Norma Ryan has been with Sandymount Park ETSS since the opening day. She is passionate about helping students with special educational needs by offering proven skills developed over years of related experience in childcare and community based services for people with intellectual disabilities. She provides a calm nurturing approach that helps foster an environment conducive to student independence, development and success.

She has numerous qualifications some of which are Major awards in childcare with special needs, Business Procurement, Management & Industrial Relations and Distributive Management.

Jane Sammon joined Sandymount Park in August 2020.  She had been working as an SNA for the previous two years gaining experience in a variety of educational settings.  As well as her Special Needs Assisting qualification, Jane has a Diploma in Applied Behavioural Analysis from City Colleges (2020).  Assisting students in the classroom, helping them to reach their full potential in a calm and inclusive environment are the key motivators for Jane in her role as an SNA.

Prior to being an SNA, she worked in the retail marketing sector for many years, and has a BSc Management Science from Trinity College Dublin.  When Jane’s not in school, she loves spending time with her family and dogs, playing tennis and singing with her choir.

Aisling Gregg joined the Sandymount Park ETSS team in August 2020. Aisling is a Bachelor of Arts graduate from University College Dublin and studied Music and Sociology. She is also studying Voice part-time in Technological University Dublin’s Conservatory.

Aisling has an interest in music, movies, and reading. She is enthusiastic about supporting students with additional educational needs and brings skills from her family life and her continued learning. She strongly believes in fostering student independence and helping each student achieve their full potential.