Our People

Meet our Academy team and collaborators.

Academy Staff

The Academy staff can be reached at [email protected]

The Academy for Community Behavioral Health is located in the office of 
Professional Education and Workplace Learning (PEWL)
 at the CUNY School of Professional Studies.

Kenneth Fobi

LMS Administrator

Emily J. Kramer

Program Analyst, Evaluation and Reporting

Vanessa Nisperos, LMSW

Associate Program Director

Huo Ling (Helen) Ruan

Program Associate



Sara Schacter-Erenburg

Senior Learning Manager

Elise Tosatti, MUP

Program Director



CUNY SPS and PEWL Leadership

Tracy Meade

Senior Associate Dean for Strategy and Innovation

Amy Perez

Executive Director, Office of Professional Education and Workplace Learning

Dawn Picken

Senior Program Director

Jorge Silva-Puras

Interim Dean



Our Collaborators












Robert T. Carter & Associates