Kathy became part of the Rainbows family in 1993 when her previous employer, Wichita Council for Preschool Blind (WPCB), was acquired by Rainbows. She is now the only WPCB staff still employed by Rainbows.
Incredibly dedicated and ready to serve
“I love going to work,” said Cassie Coyan, Lead Teacher of Classroom 5 at Kids’ Point. Cassie celebrates 2 years of serving at Rainbows in August 2015. She has an associate’s degree in child development and is working towards completing her associate’s degree in early childhood education.
Donna Delaney is a Family Resource Specialist at Rainbows. She received her undergraduate degree at Illinois State University and attended graduate school at Southern Illinois University. She spent six years working in the public school system and then three years in a domestic violence shelter.
“I chose the Social Work field due to my desire to help others and to make a difference,” said Kerri Dixon. This desire to help others has provided Kerri with the motivation and dedication to make a difference by working at Rainbows United for the last 13 years.
Mary Jane Duling attended Emporia State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education. Mary Jane spent time substitute teaching for USD 259 before choosing to stay home after having her first child.
“I was looking for a new challenge in my life,” said Shirley Fisher, a Registered Nurse at Rainbows. “The result has been an ongoing, growing, rewarding experience.”
Mother of two small children who are 1 and 2 ½ years old, Amy Foster, enjoys working with children both at home and at work. Amy has been working at Rainbows United for almost 13 years.
I am Abby Friend, Doctor of Audiology (Au.D). I received my Doctorate at Wichita State University, and am a member of American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and Kansas Speech and Hearing Association (KSHA). I am now an Audiologist for Rainbows.
Rossana Gonzales was born and raised in Lima, Peru where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega in 1990. Rossana was married in 1991 and in 1995, she moved with her husband and two sons to the United States. In 2002, her daughter was born.
Tiffany Graf first began working with children as a volunteer at her children's school. After awhile, the school asked Tiffany to substitute teach and she enjoyed the kids so much she ended up staying for 12 years.
When Marcus Greene moved home from college he began looking for a job, a Rainbows’ employee that attended his family’s church told Marcus’ mother he should apply at Rainbows.